Forbes Magazine recently published an op-ed piece written by Merrimack College professor Dan Butin, the founding dean of the School of Education & Social Policy. Butin’s op-ed discusses the improving model of digital learning, specifically massive open online courses (MOOCs). The development of MOOCs opens educational opportunities to many would-be students at more affordable prices but the quality of education was suspect until recently when MIT made a break-through innovation.
Four hundred undergraduates filled Lawler Rink and the Blue Line Club to present their semester-long projects at the inaugural Merrimack College Research and Creative Achievement Conference Thursday May 5.
Merrimack student volunteers and young children from the Young Athletes Program by Special Olympics came together for their last program on Saturday, April 9 at 9:45 a.m. in Hammel Court. Merrimack College Police Chief Michael DelGreco participated by handing out awards to the children.
Merrimack College’s new online Master of Education (M. Ed.) degree has exceeded expectations by providing working professionals with a groundbreaking program that is aligned with employers’ needs and Massachusetts teaching standards. This innovative teacher preparation program offers a next-generation online learning experience designed to help teachers master skills that are most valued by school employers. The program launched with its first cohort of students in January 2016.
Nearly 400 Merrimack students will present their research and creative projects at the First Annual Merrimack College Research and Creative Achievement Conference on Thursday, May 5, 2016 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Lawler Rink in the Merrimack Athletics Complex and the Blue Line Club in the Merrimack Athletics Complex.
Merrimack College has some of the best women skaters in the country and they aren’t all on the hockey team. Five students are members of the independent national-champion Haydenettes synchronized skating team.