News & Events
Online learning is changing higher education and could make the lecture-based class obsolete within five years, according to Dan Butin, dean of Merrimack’s School of Education and Social Policy.
The Jan. 7 terrorist attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo could ultimately play a role in Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s trial in federal court, according to Merrimack associate professor of criminology Thomas Nolan. Attorneys for the prosecution and defense could use the Charlie Hebdo attack in comparison to Tsarnaev, showing how similar or dissimilar he is to the Kouachi brothers in, Nolan said. Media comparisons to the two terrorist attacks could also be used as grounds for an appeal.
A senior majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance at Merrimack College, Kelly searched and found a graduate program that would allow her to explore her own interests as well as learn more about community-organizing and social justice.
Merrimack College professor Joanne Gurry runs a series of leadership think tanks throughout the school year for educational leaders from the region that is meant to reinvigorate their minds and enthusiasm for their profession.
“I wanted to help my community in a deeper way.”
September 9, 2015
Building Community, Reaching for Justice Speaker Series: W. David Power
W. David Power, President and CEO of Perkins School for the BlindReal World 101
Creating a world in which people who are blind have the same opportunities as sighted peers won’t happen overnight. Reversing a 75 percent unemployment rate among people who are visually impaired in the U.S. requires bold thinking and a commitment to social change. President and CEO Dave Power explains how Perkins School for the Blind is working hard to prepare young adults for career success – and to open the world’s eyes to the talent waiting to be discovered.
September 12, 2015
Merrimack Valley Special Needs Resource Fair
An opportunity for students, parents and professionals to explore the local resources for the Special Needs community!
September 19, 2015
MTEL Preparation Workshop - Foundations of Reading
This workshop is delivered in a one-day format.
September 22, 2015
MTEL Preparation Workshop - General Curriculum-Multi-Subject
This workshop is delivered in a two-day format with attendees expected to attend BOTH sessions.
September 24, 2015