Merrimack College professor Dan Butin, the founding dean of the School of Education & Social Policy, believes the decisions parents make when choosing to which elementary and secondary schools they will send their children leads into the question of fairness for all students across the socio-economic spectrum.
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Eight student-athletes from the Merrimack College men’s ice hockey team have been named to National Hockey League (NHL) development camps, some of which were held last week, and others that will be held in the coming days.
“The faculty at Merrimack really helped me to bolster my professional network. They created networking opportunities for me and encouraged me to be confident when approaching different people in the field.”
During a presidential election season in which Islam has been a polarizing issue, Merrimack College’s Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations is co-sponsoring a visit to the Merrimack Valley by one of the country’s leading figures in interfaith relations Sept. 19.
Two rising Merrimack College juniors presented their class research on viruses that infect bacteria at the Eighth Annual SEA-PHAGES Symposium sponsored by the prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
“My experience at Merrimack has truly helped shape the professional I am today. From the classroom to the field, I made such incredible relationships and learned so much about myself and my own capabilities.”
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 school children received back-to-school supplies thanks to Merrimack College’s Hands to Help/Manos Para Ayuda neighborhood resource center working with St. Mary of the Assumption Church’s St. Vincent de Paul Society in Lawrence, Mass. Aug. 4.
The inaugural Runner’s World Classic 2016 is scheduled for this weekend with about 2,500 athletes taking to the streets of Merrimack College and surrounding neighborhoods. It’s got something for everyone, from the hardcore runners to small children out for some fun with their families.