News

Notable & Quotable

  • Assistant Professor of Practice Kathryn Welby ’01 was featured in a MoneyGeek article about how to teach children about money. 

  • Dr. Susan Marine, v​ice provost and professor in graduate education,​ published a new edited book Critical Praxis in Student Affairs: Social Justice in Action.

  • Russ Olwell, associate dean of the Winston School of Education and Social Policy at Merrimack College, contributed to a letter to the editor of the Eagle-Tribune about the value of dual enrollment classes. 

  • Associate Dean Russell Olwell’s letter to the editor was published in the Jan. 2. 2021 edition of the Eagle-Tribune. Olwell talked about Merrimack students’ community service during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

  • Russell Olwell associate dean and professor in the School of Education and Social Policy interviewed with Zippia.com about what aspiring graduates can do to start off their careers in an uncertain economic climate. He offered tips on what skills young graduates need when they enter the workforce and how technology will impact the field of education over the next five years.

  • Kathryn Welby, assistant professor of practice, education and community standards in the Winston School of Education and Social Policy, was featured in an article in WalletHub about states and the best schools. 

  • Brittnie Aiello co-authored “’Grandma is the next best thing to mommy:’ Incarcerated motherhood, caring relationships, and maternal identity” in the International Journal of Care and Caring. Features incarcerated mothers’ separation from their children and conflicted feelings toward caregivers. 

  • The Winston School of Education and Social Policy’s Dr. Elaine Ward was recently invited to speak (virtually) to a coalition of universities in Australia on her experiences as one of the co-PIs leading an international pilot of the U.S. Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement in Ireland. Twelve Irish universities participated in the project and Dr. Ward presented on the challenges and benefits of using a U.S.-centric framework to assess civic and community engagement in another country. 

  • Assistant professor of higher education Elaine Ward in the Winston School of Education and Social Policy recently served on the planning committee for a Massachusetts Department of Higher Education and Campus Compact sponsored symposium Advancing Equity Through Publicly Engaged Scholarship: Transforming Faculty Rewards Policy & Practices. Dr. Ward coordinated and moderated the closing session with female faculty and community-engaged scholars of color who spoke on issues of equity and promotion and tenure. Dr. Ward currently serves as the external evaluator on a related Massachusetts Department of Higher Education grant to three state universities to advance equity for faculty of color in academic work and specifically in the promotion and tenure process.

  • From the Winston School of Education and Social Policy, dean Isabelle Cherney and associate dean Russell Olwell, published an article about early childhood education, “Early College High School/Dual Enrollment 2.0”, in Metropolitan Universities.

Upcoming Events

October 6, 2022

  • Higher Education Career Panel

    During a panel discussion and Q&A with members of Merrimack’s staff and administration, you’ll hear first hand about the wide range of jobs in the field of higher education and the career paths to enter them.

    • Location
    • Merrimack College Arcidi
    • Time
    • 4:00pm to 5:30pm

October 10, 2022

October 16, 2022

  • Coffee With A Graduate Admission Counselor

    Drop by to chat with a Graduate Admission counselor about Merrimack’s graduate programs, full- and half-tuition graduate fellowship opportunities, scholarships and financial aid, how to apply, and more!

    • Location
    • Arcidi Welcome Center
    • Time
    • 10:00am to 12:00pm

October 17, 2022

  • Law Enforcement Career Panel

    During a panel discussion and Q&A with practicing law enforcement professionals, you’ll hear first hand about the wide range of jobs in the field and the career paths to enter them.

    • Location
    • Merrimack College Arcidi
    • Time
    • 6:00pm to 8:00pm

October 23, 2022

  • Undergraduate Open House

    At our Open House, you’ll get an overview of Merrimack with an introduction to your academic school. You’ll meet Merrimack faculty, students and community members and, of course, have some fun along the way! Bonus: you’ll receive a limited-edition tshirt as our thank you for coming to campus!

    • Location
    • Rogers Center for the Arts
    • Time
    • All Day

October 27, 2022

November 6, 2022

  • Undergraduate Open House

    At our Open House, you’ll get an overview of Merrimack with an introduction to your academic school. You’ll meet Merrimack faculty, students and community members and, of course, have some fun along the way! Bonus: you’ll receive a limited-edition tshirt as our thank you for coming to campus!

    • Location
    • Rogers Center for the Arts
    • Time
    • All Day

November 8, 2022

  • Graduate Programs Open House and Application Workshop

    Our Graduate Programs Open House is a great opportunity to talk directly with program representatives and learn more about our career-focused curriculum, field experience, faculty, and more!

    • Location
    • Merrimack College Arcidi
    • Time
    • 5:30pm to 7:30pm

November 10, 2022

  • Higher Education Career Panel

    During a panel discussion and Q&A with members of Merrimack’s staff and administration, you’ll hear first hand about the wide range of jobs in the field of higher education and the career paths to enter them.

    • Location
    • Merrimack College Arcidi
    • Time
    • 4:00pm to 5:30pm

November 30, 2022