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This guide, which is continuously updated, lists online articles about RCC from 2007-present.

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RCC in the News

2019

Jung, Carrie. "Former Roxbury Community College Nursing Students Frustrated By Options After Program Loses State Approval." WBUR: Aug 20 2019. Web.

Fernandes, Deirdre. "Roxbury nursing program plagued by high turnover, lack of qualified personnel." Boston Globe: Jul 22 2019. Web.

Mohl, Bruce. "T cautious on bix-funded management initiative." Commonwealth Magazine: Jul 10 2019. Web. 

Eddinger, Pam, Valerie Roberson, Bill Walczak, and Gerald Chertavian. "Setting record straight on community colleges." Commonwealth Magazine: Jul 7 2019. Web. 

Crawford, Juma and Melissa Meldonian. "Boston's community college problem." Commonwealth Magazine: June 29 2019. Web.

Saccone, Mike. "State withdraws approval for Roxbury Community College nursing program." Boston 25 News: June 12 2019. Web.

"Letters to the Editor." Charlestown Patriot-Bridge: May 24 2019. Web.

Costa, Jesse. "Photos: Roxbury Community College's 44th Commencement." WBUR: May 17 2019. Web.

Jones, M.E. "Jacques: Shirley needs to be proactive." Sentinel and Enterprise News: May 4 2019. Web.

"Political notebook: Rausch lets it ride in absentee voting debate." Milford Daily News: Apr 13 2019. Web.

Kehr, Samantha. "MCLA ranked third for gender parity." The Beacon: Apr 11 2019. Web.

Bartlett, Jessica and Newman, Kalina. "Cannabis Control Commission move to Worcester delayed." Biz Journals: Apr 4 2019. Web.

Bustillos, Esteban. "Boston expands free college tuition plan to a private school in the South End." WGBH: Mar 20 2019. Web.

Solis, Steph. "Bejamin Franklink Institute of Technology joins Marty Walsh's free community college program." MassLive: Mar 20 2019. Web.

CVS Health Foundation. "Four colleges and universities receive grants to pursue 100% tobacco-free campuses in Massachusetts." PR Newswire: Mar 19 2019. Web. 

Lavery, Trea. "Councilors press city on investments." Bay State Banner: Mar 6 2019. Web.

Fenton, Jim. "College basketball: top-seeded Massasoit women open Region 21 tournament Saturday." Enterprise News: Mar 1 2019. Web.

"Applications are now available for the 2019 City of Boston Scholarship Program." Mission Hill Gazette: Mar 1 2019. Web.

Fenton, Jim. "Colleges: showdown game on tap for top-ranked Massasoit women's basketball team." The Patriot Ledger: Feb 21 2019. Web. 

"Local colleges: Turner, Wiley spark Mitchell women past Becker." The Day: Feb 16 2019. Web.

Leighton, Paul. "Salem State nursing school seeks removal of warning status." Gloucester Daily Times: Jan 21 2019. Web.

"I am grateful': Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley holds local swearing-in ceremony." East Boston Times: Jan 20 2019. Web.

De La Rosa, Shawna. "Don't overlook special ed students in college, career readiness planning." Education Dive: Jan 15 2019. Web.

McKiernan, Kathleen. "Pressley back in Roxbury for community swearing in." Boston Herald: Jan 12 2019. Web.

Burton, Paul. "Roxbury community swears in Ayanna Pressley." CBS: Jan 12 2019. CBS. Web.

Smith, Jennifer. "State, city, federal office-holders to be sworn-in over next week." Dot News: Jan 9 2019. Web.

RCC in the News

2018

Mayor Walsh announces Shumeane L. Bedford as chief of the office of emergency management." Sampan: Nov 20 2018. Sampan. Web. 

Pelletier, Joe. "Massasoit chief calls on DeVos to commit to transgender rights." The Enterprise: Nov 14 2018. The Enterprise. Web.

Petroni, Susan. "Roxbury delivers MassBay Hoops first loss of the season." The Framingham Source: Nov 9 2018. The Framingham Source. Web. 

"Local roundup: Bacon holds off Stonington 13-6." The Day: Nov 3 2018. The Day. Web.

"College roundup: Coast Guard football tops WPI." The Norwich Bulletin: Nov 3 2018. The Norwich Bulletin. Web.

Suryadjaja, Jennifer. "'Last Mile' fund to support Boston students in final year of public college education." The Daily Free Press: Oct 25 2018. The Daily Free Press. Web. 

Cote, Jackson. "Walsh launches GRAD Last Mile Fund to help Boston students in last leg of college." Boston Globe: Oct 19 2018. Boston Globe. Web.

Thomas, Adrian. "From Kabul to Boston, Belmont helps a family find a home." Belmont Citizen Herald: Oct 16 2018. Wicked Local. Web. 

Touissant, Kristin. "Walsh announces scholarship to help Boston college students complete last mile of education." Metro: Oct 19 2018. Metro. Web. 

Colby, Celina. "Get on your feet: Racines Black Dance Festival brings African dance to the forefront." The Bay State Banner: Sep 28 2018. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Logan, Tim. "Two gatherings, two visions for fixing Boston's housing crisis." Boston Globe: Sep 21 2018. Boston Globe. Web.

Smock, Jordan Emily. "Dr. Valerie Roberson, President of Roxbury Community College, receives prestigious Leventhal Award from A Better City." Global Banking and Finance Review: Sep 10 2018.Global Banking and Finance Review. Web. 

Ng, Jonathan. "Latest round of College Bound grads celebrate at RCC ceremony." Dorchester Reporter: Aug 30 2018. Dorchester Reporter. Web. 

"Facebook Partnering With Community Colleges to Develop Digital Marketing Skills." Boston Herald: June 9 2018. Boston Herald. Web. 

Levinson, Michael. "Facebook’s Sandberg Unveils Worker-Training Initiative at Event with Mayor Walsh." Boston Globe:
June 8 2018. Boston Globe. Web. 

"Roxbury Community College graduation." The Bay State Banner: May 24 2018. The Bay State Banner. Web. 

Krantz, Laura. "Healey moves to take temporary control of Roxbury Community College fund-raising foundation." Boston Globe: May 8 2018. Boston Globe. Web. 

Stendahl, Max. "AG seeks to put Roxbury Community College Foundation into receivership." Boston Business Journal: May 7 2018. Boston Business Journal. Web. 

Smock, Jordan Emily. "Roxbury Community College among the Top Producers of U.S. Fulbright Scholars." Business Wire: Feb 22 2018. Business Wire. Web. 

Paiste, Denis. "MIT Collaboration Enriches Community College Experience." MIT News: Jan 2 2018. MIT News. Web.

2017

Carapezza, Kirk. "150 Thousand Latinos Could Graduate From College. Why Don't They?." On Campus. Nov 2017. On Campus/WGBH News. Web.

"Governor Baker to Celebrate $72.5 Million Renovations at Roxbury Community College." Boston Real Estate Times. Oct 3 2017. Boston Real Estate Times. Web.

"Governor Charlie Baker to Celebrate Renovations at Roxbury Community College." Business Wire. Oct 3 2017. Business Wire. Web.

Williams, Michelle. "Cops called on clown campaigning for city council on college campus." MassLive. Sept 27 2017. MassLive. Web.

Pattison-Gordon, Jule. "Future Reggie Lewis Center management disputed." Bay State Banner. July 6 2017. Bay State Banner. Web.

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Morris, Catherine. "Boston Bridge Program Aims to Put College Within Residents’ Reach." Diverse Issues in Higher Education: June 14 2017. Diverse Issues in Higher Education. Web.

"SWICE Program Commencement at Roxbury Community College Marks Successful Completion of Pilot Clean Energy Program." Business Wire: June 2 2017. Business Wire. Web.

Smith, Ashley A. "College Instead of Crime." Inside Higher Ed: May 19 2017. Inside Higher Ed. Web.

Kenworthy, Josh. "Are community colleges finally 'having a moment'?" Christian Science Monitor: May 17 2017. Christian Science Monitor. Web.

Jones, James and Valerie Roberson. "Smart buildings need smart workers." Commonwealth Magazine: May 16 2017. Commonwealth Magazine. Web.

Larkin, Max. "Roxbury Community College Unveils A Football Field Of Solar Panels Over A Parking Lot." WBUR: Apr 28 2017. WBUR. Web.

"Rock Valley claims DIII Championship in Overtime." NJCAA: Mar 18 2017. NJCAA. Web.

Farley, Glen. "COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Roxbury Community College women pull away from Massasoit to win." The Enterprise: Mar 4 2017. The Enterprise. Web.

Haynes, Crystal. "The future of Roxbury's Reggie Lewis Center hangs in the balance." Fox 2: Feb 27 2017. Fox 25 WFXT. Web.

Walker, Adrian. "Roxbury Community College case closed, but headaches remain." Boston Globe:: Feb 19 2017. Boston Globe. Web.

Atkinson, Dan. "State Eyes Takeover of Reggie Lewis Ctr." Boston Herald: Feb 1 2017. Boston Herald. Web.

Fenton, Jim. "COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Massasoit women lose to top-ranked Roxbury." The Enterprise: Jan 24 2017. The Enterprise. Web.

Pattison-Gordon, Jule. "New year, new visions for education." The Bay State Banner: Jan 11 2017. The Bay State Banner. Web.

2016

Ellement, John R. "RCC ends investigation into alleged assault at Reggie Lewis Center." The Boston Globe: Dec 15 2016. The Boston Globe. Web.

Gross, Samantha J. "Police looking for Roxbury Community College attacker." The Boston Globe: Dec 15 2016. The Boston Globe. Web.

Fulkerson, Vickie. "Osborne (Roxbury), LaFrance Boyce (Avery Point) chose the junior college route to chase the dream." The Day: Dec 10 2016. The Day. Web.

Colby, Celina. "‘Showin up and showin out’: Napoleon Jones-Henderson exhibit calls for compassion." Bay State Banner: Nov 24 2016. Bay State Banner. Web.

"The Orlando Times Partner of  Education Spotlight: Dr. Winsome Bennett Helping To Educate Our Community." The Orlando Times: Nov 2016. The Orlando Times. Web.

"Stella Uzogara." Bay State Banner: Nov 4 2016. Bay State Banner. Web.

"Reggie Lewis Center needs a new direction." Boston Globe: Oct 7 2016. Boston Globe. Web.

Krantz, Laura and Andy Rosen. "AG now involved in probe at RCC." Boston Globe: Oct 6 2016. Boston Globe. Web.

Young, Colin A. "Roxbury Community College Concerns May Involve Crimes, Auditor Says." State House News Service: Oct 6 2016. WBUR. Web.

"Roxbury Community College and Ameresco Partner for Renewable Energy and Energy Infrastructure Improvements in part to Achieve a Green Urban Campus." Business Wire: Oct 4 2016. Business Wire. Web.

Warren, Michael Sol. Bureaucratic Chaos is Threatening Boston's Reggie Lewis Center." Flo Track: Oct 2 2016. Flo Track. Web.

Boyd, Joshua. "Local track coaches praise plan for UMass-Boston to operate Reggie Lewis Center." The Swampscott Reporter: Sept 30 2016. Wicked Local. Web.

Young, Colin. A. "Lawmaker moves to lift Reggie Lewis Center from RCC control." State House News Service: Sept 22 2016. Dorchester Reporter. Web.

Walker, Adrian. "Change might be afoot at RCC’s Reggie Lewis Track." Boston Globe: Sept 22 2016. Boston Globe. Web.

"Indoor track coaches cheer UMass-Boston involvement in Reggie Lewis Center." Wicked Local: Sept 21 2016. Wicked Local. Web.

Seiffert, Don. "Retailer warns high school track 'in jeopardy' after Reggie Lewis Center upheaval." Boston Business Journal: Sept 19 2016. Boston Business Journal. Web.

Walker, Adrian. "Controversy again engulfs Roxbury Community College." Boston Globe: Sept 15 2016. Boston Globe. Web.

"Year Up Boston Partners with Roxbury Community College to Help Meet Market Demand for Skilled Talent." PRWeb: Sept 14 2016. PRWeb. Web.

Ventura, Dan. "HIGH SCHOOL TRACK: MSTCA expresses its anger over Keith McDermott's treatment by RCC." Boston Herald: Sept 11 2016. Boston Herald. Web.

Perri, Meredith. "Taj Lewis, former Longmeadow girls basketball standout, signs to play D-I basketball at NJIT." MassLive: May 3 2016. MassLive. Web.

Swasey, Benjamin. "Boston Plan Will Pay Tuition For High School Grads At 2 Community Colleges." Learning Lab: Apr 29 2016. WBUR. Web.

Bauter, Alison. "Free Community College for BPS High School Graduates Announced Friday." Boston Patch: Apr 29 2015. Boston Patch. Web.

Andersen, Travis and John R. Ellement. "Boston to cover community college tuition for BPS students." Boston Globe: Apr 29 2016. Boston Globe. Web.

Farragher, Thomas. "A new college graduate emerges after a fight over tuition debt." Boston Globe: Apr 19 2016. Boston Globe. Web. 

Lemire, Joe. "The Six-Person Basketball Team That Won A National Title." Voactiv: Apr 13 2016. Voactiv. Web.

Bolling, Joyce Ferriabough. "Ferriabough Bolling: RCC's future bright with investment." Boston Herald: Apr 13 2016. Boston Herald. Web.

"Stewart tabbed as Spalding® DIII WBB Player of the Year." NJCAA: Apr 11 2016. NJCAA. Web.

"Leszczyk named Spalding® DIII WBB Coach of the Year." NJCAA: Apr 11 2016. NJCAA. Web.

Roberson, Valerie and Lorita Williams. "Roxbury Community College’s answer to the challenge of economic freedom." Bay State Banner: Mar 24 2016. Bay State Banner. Web.

Kurkjian, Adam. "Roxbury CC six pack silences all snickers." Boston Herald: Mar 23 2016. Boston Herald. Web.

Riley, Lori. "2 Hartford Kids Help Roxbury CC To 1st Women's Basketball Title." Hartford Courant: Mar 19 2016. Hartford Courant. Web.

Culverhouse, Tim. "Former Longmeadow girls basketball star Taj Lewis named tournament MVP of NJCAA National Championship." Mass Live: Mar 16 2016. Mass Live. Web.

"RCC Women's Basketball Team Wins NJCAA DIII National Championship." PR Newswire: Mar 15 2016. PR Newswire. Web.

"Roxbury secures program's first DIII national title". NJCAA: Mar 13 2016. NJCAA.com. Web.

Rosenbaum, S. I. "Street food pop-up merges global flavors and spoken word." Boston Globe: Mar 8 2016. Boston Globe. Web.

Clark, Jim. "Roxbury CC players getting the grades, paying rent and winning championships." Women's Hoops World: Feb 24 2016. Women's Hoops World. Web.

Krantz, Laura. "Roxbury Community College drops IT privatization plan." Boston Globe: Jan 18 2016. Boston Globe. Web.

Reardon, Joe. "TRACK: Coaches protest 'Reggie' funding cut." The Patriot Ledger: Jan 12 2016. The Enterprise. Web.

Mendoza, Jessica. "Muslim students take on Islamophobia: Next protest movement in the making?" Christian Science Monitor: Jan 7 2016. Christian Science Monitor. Web.

2015

"Arlington cellist performs at Kennedy Center Honors Gala." Arlington Advocate: Dec 22 2015. Wicked Local Arlington. Web.

Florida Courier Staff. "Florida State Fair to honor former FAMU president." Florida Courier: Dec 17 2015. Florida Courier. Web.

Riley, Lori. "Hartford's Alyssa Stewart Excels At Junior College, Has Eyes On Next Level." Hartford Courant: Dec 12 2015. Hartford Courant. Web.

Shelton, Gerold. "Updike: Dad's stories true in essence, not details." Quad-Cities Online: Nov 19 2015. Quad-Cities Online. Web.

Goldstein, Meredith. "Isango Ensemble gets a Boston welcome." Boston Globe: Nov 11 2015. Boston Globe. Web.

Nelson, Caleb. "Ken Tangvik Transitions a Church into a Community Center for the Latin Corner." The Mass Media: Nov 7 2015. The Mass Media. Web.

Geller, Jessica. "Roxbury Community College to build ‘solar canopy’ for electricity." Beta Boston: Oct 30 2015. Beta Boston. Web.

Pattison-Gordon, Jule. "From classroom to college or to cell." Bay State Banner: Oct 14 2015. Bay State Banner. Web.

"Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership and Roxbury Community College Partner to Offer New Student Services." PR Newswire: Oct 13 2015. PR Newswire. Web.

Globe Staff. "HUBweek forum highlights economic inequality." Boston Globe: Oct 8 2015. Boston Globe. Web.

"The "Reggie" at Roxbury Community College Celebrates 20 Years of Athletic & Community Engagement." PR Newswire: Aug 26 2015. PR Newswire. Web.

DiNatale, Sarah. "Young adults overcome obstacles to head to college." Boston Globe: Aug 26 2015. Boston Globe. Web.

Kanno-Youngs, Zolan. "Community college sports an endangered but essential species". Boston Globe: July 6 2015. Boston Globe. Web.

Morgan, Jenise Griffin. "Former Head Rattler Turns 80, Educators celebrate Dr. Walter Smith." Florida Courier: June 19 2015. Florida Courier. Web.

Powell, Alvin. "At Medical School, a late bloomer." Harvard Gazette: May 11 2015. Harvard Gazette. Web.

Miller, Yawu. "RCC president cites state investments, partnerships." The Bay State Banner: Apr 23 2015. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Letter to the Editor. "RCC President is not the visionary the school needs." Tom Macdonald. Boston Globe: Apr 17 2015. Boston Globe. Web.

"Data breach reported at Roxbury Community College." Boston Globe: Apr 10 2015. Boston Globe. Web.

Flagler, Jack. "Longmeadow graduate, Roxbury Community College forward Taj Lewis named NJCAA-III women's basketball Player of the Year." MassLive: Apr 3 2015. MassLive. Web.

Smith, Ashley, A. "Change and Protest." Inside Higher Ed: Apr 3 2015. Inside Higher Ed. Web.

Krantz, Laura. "Faculty, students protest at Roxbury Community College." Boston Globe: Apr 3 2015. Boston Globe. Web.

Krantz, Laura. "Nine Mass. colleges face federal scrutiny over financial aid." Boston Globe: Apr 1 2015. Boston Globe. Web.

Stratford, Michael. "Cash Monitoring List Unveiled." Inside Higher Ed: Mar 31 2015. Inside Higher Ed. Web.

Dungca, Nicole. "Costs, delays keep public e-mails private in Mass." Boston Globe: Mar 25 2015. Boston Globe. Web.

Newsham, Jack. "Life Sciences Center awards hospitals, schools $17 million." Boston Globe: Mar 18 2015. Boston Globe. Web.

Dewey, Eliza. "Mass. senators visit RCC, hear constituent concerns." The Bay State Banner: Mar 12 2015. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Pitter, Marlon. "Samuels, McRoy to wrap up college basketball careers." The Connector: Mar 3 2015. UMass Lowell Connector. Web.

Gasper, Christopher L. "Charlie Titus of UMass Boston changed players’ lives." Boston Globe: Mar 1 2015. Boston Globe. Web.

Allan, Evan and Jeremy C. Fox. "Malcolm X remembered 50 years later." Boston Globe: Feb 23 2015. Boston Globe. Web.

Gellerman, Bruce. "A Brief Life, With Setbacks And Accomplishments." WBUR: Jan 14 2015. WBUR. Web.

Schworm, Pete. "Dorchester shooting victim mourned." Boston Globe: Jan 14 2015. Boston Globe. Web.

Hohler, Bob and Evan Allen. "Dorchester man struck down as he turned life around." Boston Globe: Jan 10 2015. Boston Globe. Web.

2014

Burnell, Brian. "Making the Grade: Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment." NECN: Dec 9 2014. NECN. Web. 

Press Release. "Renovated Reggie Lewis Center at Roxbury Community College features a Mondo banked track with new Super X 720 surface." Nasdaq Globe Newswire: Dec 5 2014. Web.

Schworm, Peter. "New president putting Roxbury Community College back on track." Boston Globe: Nov 17 2014. Boston Globe. Web.

"Fresh Prince actor discusses King Lear." The Bay State Banner: Oct 8 2014. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Metzger, Andy. "Guv celebrates return of national championships to the Reggie Lewis Center." State House News Service: Oct 27 2014. Nashoba Publishing. Web.

Shanahan, Mark and Meredith Goldstein. "‘King Lear’ gets a fresh look with star Joseph Marcell." Boston Globe: Oct 16 2014. Boston Globe. Web. 

"2015 USATF Indoor Championships Will Be Held In Boston In February." LetsRun.com: Oct 15 2014. LetsRun.com. Web.

Rocheleau, Matt. "Campus sex assault reports climbing." Boston Globe: Oct 6 2014. Boston Globe. Web. 

Gerald Chertavian, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Valerie Roberson, President, Roxbury Community College, Roxbury. "Madison Park work highlights new energy at Roxbury Community College." Boston Globe: Oct 2 2014. Boston Gobe. Web. 

"Martha Coakley & Sen. Elizabeth Warren to Lay Out Proposals to Make College More Affordable." The Rainbow Times: Sept 25 2014. The Rainbow Times. Web.

Murphy, Matt. "Coakley Pledges $225M In New Student Aid." State House News Service: Sept 25 2014. WBUR.org. Web.

Roseliep, Will. "Education Sec. Matt Malone: 'I Can't Stand The 'Impossible' People -- I Am An Optimist'." WGBHnews.org: Sept 23 2014. WGBH. Web.

McKenna, Kathleen."Angel Amy-Moreno, 69; photographer was also a professor and an activist." Boston Globe: Sept 10 2014. Boston Globe. Web.

Gazette Staff. "Editorial: Remembering Dr. Amy Moreno." Mission Hill Gazette: Sept 5 2014. Mission Hill Gazette. Web.

Homan, Nate. "Congressman James Clyburn discusses biography at RCC." The Bay State Banner: Aug 21 2014. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Editorial: Remembering Dr. Amy Moreno
Editorial: Remembering Dr. Amy Moreno
Editorial: Remembering Dr. Amy Moreno
Editorial: Remembering Dr. Amy Moreno
Editorial: Remembering Dr. Amy Moreno

"Son of John Updike Accepts Position in Father’s Name at Alvernia University." PR Web: Aug 13 2014. PR Web. Web.

Homan, Nate. "Gubernatorial candidates debate immigration, economy during debate at Roxbury Community College." The Bay State Banner: July 23 2014. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Greenstein, Colette. "Celebration of music, dance and community at the heart of Roxbury Rocks Music Festival." The Bay State Banner: July 16 2014. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Shanley, Peter. "RCC’s Reggie Lewis Center set for renovation." Mission Hill Gazette: May 2 2014. Mission Hill Gazette. Web.

Wallack, Todd. "Roxbury Community College illegally charged high schools, audit finds." Boston Globe: Apr 10 2014. Boston Globe. Web.

Nanos, Janelle. "Gerald Chertavian Is Bridging the Opportunity Gap with Year Up." Boston Magazine: Apr 2014. Boston Magazine. Web.

Larson, Sandra. " Roxbury forum examines 1960s anti-highway fight." The Bay State Banner: Mar 20 2014. The Bay State Banner Web.

Thomas, Ted. "Roxbury Community College’s honors program enhances student scholarship." The Bay State Banner: Mar 20 2014. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Johnson, Akilah. "Wilnelia Rivera will head Roxbury program." Boston Globe: Mar 11 2014. Boston Globe. Web.

Walker, Adrian. "A resurrection at Roxbury Community College." Boston Globe: Mar 5 2014. Boston Globe. Web.

Jackson, Derrick Z. "New leaders have big plans for two Boston community colleges." Boston Globe: Jan 19 2013. Boston Globe. Web.

McDermott, Keith. "READER SUBMITTED: RCC Sophomore, Tyrus Weaver Scores 65 Points Versus U. Maine Augusta". The Courant: Jan 15 2014. The Courant. Web.

Thomas, Ted. "RCC, Madison Park unite to boost student career options." The Bay State Banner: Jan 8 2014. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Lotan, Gal Tziperman. "Walsh’s last visits as mayor-elect highlight city’s diverse challenges." Boston Globe: Jan 5 2014. Boston Globe. Web.

 

RCC in the News

2013

Miller, Yawu. "Housing issues loom large in Boston town hall meeting." The Bay State Banner: Dec 18 2013. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Miller, Yawu. "Union boss at center of efforts to reform Mass. economy." The Bay State Banner: Dec 18 2013. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Harmon, Lawrence. "Partners' Snub is Roxbury's Loss." Boston Globe: Dec 14 2013. Boston Globe. Web.

"Roxbury Community College Celebrates Success in the Vision Project." Sampan. Nov 26 2013. Sampan. Web.

Editorial. "Roxbury, Bunker Hill chiefs must embrace spirit of reform." Boston Globe: Nov 3 2013. Boston Globe. Web.

Banner Staff. "Roxbury Community College celebrates 19th century abolitionist David Walker." The Bay State Banner: Oct 25 2013. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Mostue, Anne. "John Connolly Connects Schools To Public Safety." WGBHnews.org: Oct 2 2013. WGBH. Web.

Williams, Kassmin. "Roxbury Community College women’s basketball scores on and off the court." The Bay State Banner: Oct 2 2013. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Desmarais, Martin. "Roxbury Community College, UMass Boston receive $300K grant to help close achievement gap." The Bay State Banner: Sept 25 2013. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Craven, Jasper. "State colleges, community colleges are awarded $7.5 million in grants." Boston.com: Sept 24 2013. Boston.com. Web.

Giles, Sterling. "Put all pieces in place for students to succeed." Boston Globe: Editorial A.10. Aug 19 2013. Boston Globe. Web.

Bombardieri, Maria. "Mass. ties community college funding to results." Boston Globe: A.1. Aug 12 2013. Boston Globe. Web.

Maxwell, Shanice and Howard Manly. "Mayoral candidates face school students at Roxbury forum." The Bay State Banner: Aug 8 2013. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Thomas, Ted. "Roxbury Community College’s Workforce Development Training Programs Prepare Students for Careers in Industry." The Bay State Banner: Aug 7 2013. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Miller, Melvin B. "RoxMAPP program solves problems for RCC and Madison Park High School." The Bay State Banner: June 24 2013. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Globe Staff. "Roxbury C.C. + Madison H.S.? Intriguing, but hold the toasts." Boston Globe: June 22 2013. Boston Globe. Web.

Miller, Yawu. "Gabriel Gomez, Ed Markey debate issues at Roxbury Community College." The Bay State Banner: June 19 2013. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Moore, Mary. "Roxbury Community College launches degree program with Madison Park HS." Boston Business Journal: June 19 2013. Boston Business Journal. Web.

Vaznis, James. "Roxbury College, Nearby High School to Team Up." Boston Globe: B.1. June 18 2013. Boston Globe. Web.

Globe Staff. "New leader, last chance." Boston Globe: A.12. June 7 2013. Boston Globe. Web.

Banner Staff. "Obama makes campaign stop at RCC for U.S. Senate hopeful Ed Markey." The Bay State Banner: June 10 2013. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Walker Adrian. "Education vs. turf at Roxbury Community College." Boston Globe: B.1. June 3 2013. Boston Globe. Web.

Smith, Erin. "Activist upset RCC’s new chairman is white, but on campus it’s a non-issue." BostonHerald.com: May 30 2013. BostonHerald.com. Web.

Manly, Howard. "RCC names Valerie Roberson as college president." The Bay State Banner: May 29 2012. The Bay State Banner. Web

Moore, Mary. "New Roxbury Community College chairman is opposed because of his skin color." Boston Business Journal: May 28 2013. Boston Business Journal. Web.

Irons, Meghan E. "New chief selected to lead Roxbury Community College." Boston Globe: B.3. May 24 2013. Boston Globe. Web.

Carmichael, Mary. "Pine Manor College to begin search for a new president: Trustees vote against Shank's reinstatement." Boston Globe: B.5. May 19 2013. Boston Globe. Web.

Cooper, Kenneth J. "Roxbury Community College to name new president by June." The Bay State Banner: May 15 2013. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Rocheleau, Matt. "Roxbury Community College has Four on List for Chief." Boston Globe: B.3. Apr 13 2013. Boston Globe. Web.

Carmichael, Mary. "Leaders faulted at Roxbury college: Report cites fiscal and safety failures." Boston Globe: A.1. Mar 28 2013. Boston.com. Web.

Manly, Howard. "RCC report details ‘serious shortcomings’ at college." The Bay State Banner: Mar 28 2013. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Walker, Adrian. "Troubled college getting a chance for a Roxbury Community College." Boston Globe: A.9. Mar 28 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

State House News Service. "Findings set to be released in Roxbury Community College probe." Sentinel & Enterprise. Mar 26 2013. Sentinelandenterprise.com. Web.

Cooper, Kenneth J. "‘…the godfather in Massachusetts’." The Bay State Banner: Mar 6 2013. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Banner Staff. "A national search is underway for a new president at RCC." The Bay State Banner: Mar 6 2013. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Taylor, Kathy. "Plenty of buzz in school's search." Boston Globe: A.8. Feb 23 2013. Boston Globe. Web.

Littlefield, Bill. "Revisiting Roxbury: A Coach, A Family And National Title Dreams." NPR and 90.9 WBUR. Feb 23 2013. NPR and 90.0 WBUR. Web.

Littlefield, Bill. "Roxbury Community College: The 2000-2001 Season." NPR and 90.0 WBUR. Feb 21 2013. NPR and 90.0 WBUR. Web.

Cambridge College. "Cambridge College and Roxbury Community College Announce New Articulation Agreement." PR Newswire. Feb 19 2013. PR Newswire.com. Web.

Harmon, Lawrence. "Degrees of Disappointment." Boston Globe: A.9. Feb 16 2013. Boston Globe. Web.

"Roxbury Community College basketball star succeeds on and off the court." Sampan. Jan 30 2013. Sampan. Web.

Levenson, Michael. "Aide named to replace Cabral as sheriff: Tompkins began inmates program." Boston Globe: B.2. Jan 23 2013. Boston Globe. Web.

State House News Service. "Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick appoints Steven Tompkins as Suffolk County Sheriff." Masslive.com. Jan 22 2013. Masslive.com. Web.

Murphy, Matt. "Patrick to swear in Tompkins as Suffolk County Sheriff." WBUR. Jan 22 2013. 90.9 WBUR. Web.

Van Delft, Peter. "Warren Promises to 'Never Stop Fighting'." The Bay State Banner: Jan 10 2013. Vol. 48, no. 23. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Adams, Dan. "Warren says she won't forget her goals as senator." Boston Globe: B.1. Jan 06 2013. Boston Globe. Web.

Johnson, Glen. "Warren schedules a local swearing-in." Boston Globe: B.2. Jan 03 2013. Boston Globe. Web.

2012

Andersen, Travis. "Fired Head of Security Sues RCC." Boston Globe: B.1. Nov 02 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Brady-Myerove, Monica. "Despite Investigations, Roxbury Community College Sees Bright Future." 90.0 WBUR. Oct 25 2012. 90.9 WBUR. Web.

Thomas, Ted. "Theresa Brewer Brings in Grants to Help Roxbury Community College’s Mission." The Bay State Banner. Oct 11 2012. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Cullen, Kevin. "Don't Ignore RCC Students." Boston Globe: B.1. Oct 09 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Shanley, Peter. "Students speak on RCC allegations." Mission Hill Gazette. Oct 05 2012. Mission Hill Gazette. Web.

Miller, Yawu. "Warren’s campaign message resonates with black voters." The Bay State Banner. Oct 03 2012. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Carmichael, Mary. "Patrick Unveils Funding for Buildings at State Colleges." Boston Globe: 41. Oct 03 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Carmichael, Mary. "RCC Releases Crime Data." Boston Globe: B.1. Oct 02 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Walker, Adrian. "Opportunity Awaits RCC." Boston Globe: B.1. Oct 01 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Stillman, Gordy. "Flawed crime reporting puts Roxbury Community College federal funding at risk." The Brandeis Hoot. Sep 28 2012. The Brandeis Hoot. Web.

Carmichael, Mary. "College Places President on Leave." Boston Globe: B.1. Sep 27 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Magnuson, Lauren. “Splash! Introduces urban youth to water-based jobs.” The Bay State Banner: Sept 27 2012. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Carmichael, Mary, and Travis Andersen. "RCC Trustees Confront Turmoil." Boston Globe: B.1. Sep 26 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Carmichael, Mary. "College Leaders Pledge Reforms." Boston Globe: B.1. Sep 25 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

"RCC's Poor Reporting may be a Sign of Systemic Problems." Boston Globe: A.12. Sep 25 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Carmichael, Mary. "Alleged Assault, Official Silence." Boston Globe: A.1. Sep 24 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Carmichael, Mary. "Review shows RCC Put Students' Basic Needs at Risk." Boston Globe: A.1. Sep 23 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Walker, Adrian. "Restarting the Engine." Boston Globe: B.1. Sep 08 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Banner Staff. “Gov.Patrick appoints new members to the RCC board of trustees.” The Bay State Banner. Sep 06 2012. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Carmichael, Mary. "Patrick Revamps RCC Board." Boston Globe: B.3. Sep 06 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Murphy, Matt. “Gov. Patrick shakes up RCC board, adds new members.” State House News Service; Dorchester Reporter. Sep. 06 2012. Web.

Carmichael, Mary. "Ex-Prosecutor to Investigate Roxbury School." Boston Globe: B.1. Aug 24 2012. Boston Globe.Web.

Walker, Adrian. "Alarm Bells in Roxbury." Boston Globe: B.1. Aug 06 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Schworm, Peter. "Scrutiny of 2-Year Colleges Tightened." Boston Globe: A.1. Jul 03 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Woolbright, Matt. "College Chooses Interim Chief." Boston Globe: B.1. Jun 27 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Walker, Adrian. "A New Start for College." Boston Globe: B.1. Jun 23 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Manly, Howard. “RCC President Steps Down Under Fire.” The Bay State Banner. Jun 21 2012. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Carmichael, Mary. "President's Severance from Roxbury College Bars Criticism." Boston Globe: A.1. Jun 20 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Carmichael, Mary. "Roxbury College Leader to Leave." Boston Globe: A.1. Jun 19 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Schworm, Peter. "Controversy Still Grips Roxbury College." Boston Globe: B.1. Jun 18 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Walker, Adrian. "Just a Few Questions." Boston Globe: B.1. Jun 02 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Schworm, Peter. "Athletic Director Denies Charges." Boston Globe: B.3. May 30 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Schworm, Peter. "College Examined Over Crime Reporting." Boston Globe: B.1. May 25 2012. Boston Globe.Web.

Andersen, Travis. "Public Seeks Answer from College on US Crime Audit." Boston Globe: B.1. May 23 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Dumcius, Gintautas. “Somebody call a Waahmbulance for former state Rep. Bunte.”Dorchester Reporter. May 23 2012. Dorchester Reporter. Web.

"Our Students Deserve the Best." The Bay State Banner: May 17 2012. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Walker, Adrian. "Roxbury College Draws Scrutiny for Apparent Gaps in Crime Reports." Boston Globe: A.1. May 15 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

"Failure of Leadership, Priorities at Roxbury Community College." Boston Globe: A.10. May 15 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Walker, Adrian. "School Needs a Change." Boston Globe: B.1. May 12 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Jones, Michael. “Filling the job training gap.” CommonWealth Magazine. May 11 2012. CommonWealth Magazine. Web.

Walker, Adrian. "Taking a Pass on the Future." Boston Globe: B.1. May 07 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Burnett, James H, III. "Lessons from His Students." Boston Globe: G.39. May 04 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Plumb, Taryn. "Taking the Roads Less Traveled - for Charity." Boston Globe: GN.1. Jan 22 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Tebaldi, David. "Should Community Colleges be Redefined?" Boston Globe: A.8. Jan 14 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

Thomas, Ted. “Fhynita Brinson leads RCC’s Talent Search Program as the college partners with neighborhood schools.” The Bay State Banner: Jan 05 2012. The Bay State Banner. Web.

"What are Community Colleges for? Mass. Must Make Up its Mind." Boston Globe: A.10. Jan 04 2012. Boston Globe. Web.

2011

Brown, Bridget. “RCC questions report on possible merger.” The Bay State Banner: Dec 06 2011. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Editorial. “RCC thrives with community support.” The Bay State Banner: Dec 08 2011. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Carmichael, Mary. “Community College Changes Urged: System Needs a Strong Board, Report Asserts.” Boston Globe: A.1. Nov 18 2011. Boston Globe. Web.

Larson, Sandra. “Community colleges receive $20 million for job training.” The Bay State Banner: Oct 04 2011. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Jackson, Derrick Z. "A Boost for Community Colleges." Boston Globe: A.13. Sep 28 2011. Boston Globe. Web.

Andersen, Travis. “Officers Cleared in Violent Arrest.” Boston Globe. B.1. Sep 17 2011. Boston Globe. Web.

Willis, Laurie D. “Walter Clark; Mentored College Students in Roxbury.” Boston Globe: B.14. Aug 31 2011. Boston Globe. Web.

Thomas, Ted. "RCC Corporate and Community Education Department prepares students for jobs." The Bay State Banner. Aug 16 2011. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Miller, Yawu. “RCC prof. writes stories depicting New Boston.” The Bay State Banner: July 28 2011. The Bay State Banner. Web.

"Roxbury Community College's Partnerships Spark New Opportunities in STEM Education." The Bay State Banner: Apr 21 2011. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Willis, Laurie D. “Daryral Penn, 59, Devoted to Roxbury College.” Boston Globe: B.9. Apr 18 2011. Boston Globe. Web.

Thomas, Ted. "RCC's library a resource gem." The Bay State Banner. Jan 5 2011. The Bay State Banner. Web.

2010

Larson, Sandra. “Biotech consortium OKs RC program.” The Bay State Banner: Dec 15 2010. The Bay State Banner. Web.

"Gloria Harris Cater." The Bay State Banner. Nov 9 2010. The Bay State Banner. Web.

2009

Daniel, Diane. “Where They Went: Tanzania.” Boston Globe: M.2. Nov 1 2009. Boston Globe. Web.

Dashiell, Frederick Ellis, Jr. "RCC Champion Jumper Eyes Leap to Four-Year Degree." The Bay State Banner: Jul 02 2009. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Hoffman, Liz. "The comeback, RCC women back in the game after four-year hiatus." The Bay State Banner: Feb 19 2009. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Lawrence, J. M. “Karen Walker, 50, Worked at Harvard, Roxbury Community.” Boston Globe: B.10. Feb 08 2009. Boston Globe. Web.

2008

Kakulu, Victor. “Latin Artists Celebrated at RCC.” The Bay State Banner: Oct 16 2008. The Bay State Banner. Web.

Kim, Jin-ah. “RCC nets $20.7 million for facility renovations.” The Bay State Banner: Aug 28 2008. The Bay State Banner. Web.

2007

Dreilinger, Danielle. "Third Book Fair Showcases African-American Authors." Boston Globe: 3. Jul 08 2007. Boston Globe. Web.

Miller, Melvin B. Editorial. “On understanding the mission of RCC.” The Bay State Banner: Jan 18 2007. The Bay State Banner. Web.