In 1981, Alex Truesdell‘s aunt Lynn Valley suffered a spinal injury that left her hands paralyzed. Watching (and helping) her uncle turn inexpensive, readily available materials into devices that enabled Valley to accomplish her daily activities inspired Truesdell to do the same for students at the Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, Massachusetts, where she worked. Read the complet story.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015. New faculty books look at immigrant life. “Immigration and immigrants – whether from Mexico, Syria or elsewhere – have been a constant topic of discussion and debate this year among politicians, media commentators and the general public.” To read more about these three faculty members and their publications on immigration please click here.
Check out this event happening in early April of 2016!
Whitlow’s award is latest acknowledgement of the quality of BC Dining Services. Boston College Dining Services cook Keke Whitlow has been passionate about cooking since she was a little girl, and that zeal has earned her the honor as the Massachusetts Restaurant Association 2015 “Line Chef of the Year.” Read entire article here.
As Montserrat Coalition manager, Yvonne McBarnett relishes opportunity to help undergraduates in need to get a Jesuit Educaiton: ‘They’re empowering me.’ To read the entire article, please click here.