Through the Lens of an iPhone: Boston (and Cambridge), MA

The following iPhoneography photos were taken during my time living in and visiting Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Presenting at Boston Latin School Today…

I’m excited to be presenting at Boston Latin School today for a number of reasons… One.  Boston Latin is the first and oldest public school in the United States.  As an exam/application-based school, it recruits some of the best and brightest in the Boston area and boasts a number of notable alumni (Samuel Adams, Leonard Bernstein, Benjamin Franklin…).  Its unique curriculum, and hence its name, includes the teaching of Latin. Two.  This is the first time I’m speaking to a high school age audience. Every time I get the opportunity to present… Read More

Saying Goodbye to Boston, in Photos…

It’s been four great years, Boston, but it’s time to say goodbye and move on to my next adventure.  I’ve learned to love New England (particularly in the summer… ahem), and I thought the best way to say goodbye was through some pictures I took of this iconic city and amazing region… The iconic Fenway Park.  Home of the Red Sox.  World Series Champion.  Symbol of Boston Strong.   Boston Common.  The oldest public park in the United States.  Amazing, as always, on summer days. . . . . . The Boston Public… Read More

2 Years Later: #SAgrad Student Affairs Stories From The Boston Marathon

It’s been two years to the day since the bomb went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon in 2013.  As I reflect on the events of this day, I wanted to re-share the stories of the graduate students who were in the practicum course I was teaching at the time.  They all represent different perspectives on the tragedy and how these new professionals worked through it while also helping others.  Many are stories of people who temporarily set aside their own healing to help others. Working in student affairs and higher… Read More