While many don’t want to relive the awkward, messy years of middle school, Middle School Assistant Principal Karl Simon ’01 sees the sweetness in them.
In mid-November, the American Chemical Society (ACS) gave Gordon’s ACS student chapter an “outstanding” designation for the second year in a row, and a Green Chapter Award for the seventh year in a row. The awards recognize the chapter’s extensive educational outreach on the North Shore of Boston and in New York City.
An idea spearheaded by Tony Pitkin in the late 1980s, the program came to fruition in 1996, after nearly a decade in the making. Now, Pitkin’s vision has grown into a full-fledged, thriving program with nearly 500 total students.
The fifth cohort of Gordon Presidential Fellows comes from all around the world including Taiwan, Germany, Haiti, New York City and our very own Boston, Massachusetts.
This summer, several student-faculty teams spent time tackling research projects in the arts and sciences—from asthma to accounting audits, bilingualism and women in leadership. Some were funded through the Provost’s Summer Research Fellowships, and others were individual projects…. Read More