Governor Deval Patrick and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) today announced a $5 million capital grant for the Life Sciences Consortium of the North Shore (LSCNS), which consists of Endicott College, Gordon College, North Shore InnoVentures, North Shore Community College, and Salem State University. The grant will fund major lab/facility and equipment upgrade projects at the member institutions and organizations.
This weekend at Homecoming, Dr. Wylie led the dedication of our new Science and Business building, now home to the Curtis L. Gerrish School of Business, the Ginger ’51 Judge Science Center, and the Colin and Erika Angle Center for Entrepreneurship.
Meet Erika Walburg, a Digital Journalism major with a minor in Political Science. She’s getting ready to head into her sophomore year and will graduate as part of the Class of 2016. Today she’ll introduce us to her Endicott-focused blog and provide a few examples of what she covers. She has some great ideas for what to do in the Beverly areas surrounding our campus!
Student Emily Pineau is the first to appear in Ibbetson Street Press’ Young Poet Series.
Last week, we launched another thoughtful exhibit in the Halle Library Archive & Museum Gallery. Curated by Archives Director Barbara Broudo, with assistance from Office of Sustainability Director Sarah Creighton, Endicott Goes Green looks at how the College operates in an environmentally responsible manner and what steps we take to incorporate sustainability into our students’ academic and residential experience.
This year, Endicott College has been presented with an exciting opportunity that is the first of its kind for the College. The John Hancock Boston Marathon Non-Profit Program has awarded Endicott with three guaranteed entries into the historic Boston Marathon! As part of the marathon sponsorship each year, John Hancock provides local non-profit organizations with entries into the race, which can help create a significant fundraising opportunity and great exposure for a non-profit cause.
Just down Hale Street from the undergraduate College, Endicott’s Van Loan School of Graduate and Professional Studies has been quite busy with new programs, new campuses, and some fantastic student accomplishments. Take a look at some of the exciting news coming out of GPS!
Tuesday September 4 is the first day of classes of our new academic year. Today all new students are moving in and getting settled, and they’ll have two days of orientation and fun events before returning students join us on Monday. It’s going to be a busy weekend on campus, and we’re exciting to have our new Gulls here!
We’re proud of the fact that environmental responsibility has long been a priority here at Endicott, but are especially pleased to have been commended for our efforts this year in the Princeton Review’s “Guide to 322 Green Colleges.”
In total, Endicott students, faculty, and staff contributed over 19,000 hours of Community Service at non-profits locally, nationally and internationally. 1,376 students and 77 staff/faculty volunteered their time to many local organizations such as the Open Door Food Pantry, North East ARC, Beverly Bootstraps and the Girdler House.