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Advice For Students, By A Student

Midway through his latest course in Metropolitan College’s Master of Science in Computer Information Systems online program — IT Security Policies and Procedures, to be precise — Shawn McElhinney delivered to his classmates a different sort of Valentine back on February 14th. An experienced member of BU’s online community, who has now completed nine classes […]

Looking at A Day in the Life of an “O”nline Student

For Paul Shihadeh every day starts with homework and ends at Cirque du Soleil! As a spouse, parent, Artistic Director at Cirque’s “O,” and online Master’s student in the College of Fine Arts’ Master of Music in Music Education, each day is full of new challenges. Paul’s work at Cirque du Soleil is unusual for […]

New Slideshow Added to Our Portal

You may have noticed that we updated the slideshow on our portal. We hope you like the new photos that have been added and the smoother transitions between images. It also lets you view the images full-screen! We would love to have more photos. Please send us photos of you showing off your BU pride, […]

BU Online’s Top 10 of 2011

Today we launch our first term of 2012 here at Boston University Online — beginning a  year in which we’ll celebrate our 10th anniversary, and hopefully continue to build on our reputation as one of the nation’s leaders in distance education. Before we move forward to a entirely new annum, however, we thought we’d take […]

Happy Holidays from the Office of Distance Education

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Getting to know … BU Online’s Student Services Coordinators

As we launch another new term today, we thought it might be nice to introduce some of the folks with whom students enrolled in Fall 02 courses will become quite familiar with over the next seven weeks. They are our Student Services Coordinators, a group who is dedicated to making sure our students have everything […]

Introducing BU’s Online Master of Social Work Degree!

Today we would like to congratulate the School of Social Work as it launches its first course of the online Master of Social Work program from Boston University! With a convenient online learning format, the BUSSW Online MSW program will allow 30 new students from across ten different states within the US to begin their […]

Cain is able: Online MCJ Student Excels as Navy Air Traffic Control Airman

Selecting him as the sailor who went most above and beyond his military duties, officers at the Naval Air Station Oceana named Brian Cain as their command’s “Blue Jacket of the Quarter” earlier this spring. A husband and father who volunteers as often as his schedule allows, it was an acknowledgment of the Air Traffic […]

BU Online Students and Families Affected by Rash of Tornadoes

The severe tornadoes that have terrorized various parts of the nation this year came storming into Western and Central Massachusetts on Wednesday, leaving deadly devastation in their wake and causing significant destruction to the hometown of at least one Boston University Online student. “I live in Monson, (Massachusetts) one of the hardest hit towns and […]

BU Online Wows Audience and Accepts Award at 2011 USDLA Conference

We don’t have time to attend many conferences, so when we do it’s a pretty big deal. From May 1-4, 2011, our own Jim Frey and Charles Southworth attended the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) national conference in St. Louis, along with Judith Simpson, BU professor and lead faculty member of CFA’s online Master’s […]