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Standing Up to Jewish Hate: Rabbi Ron Fish Engages WJC Community in an Essential Conversation about Antisemitism

Standing Up to Jewish Hate: Rabbi Ron Fish Engages WJC Community in an Essential Conversation about Antisemitism

While the prevalence of antisemitism on college campuses across the country has snapped into sharp focus in recent months, it’s an issue that’s been present for far longer. In an effort to place education about and understanding of Jewish life and culture at the forefront of this essential dialogue, members of the William James College community convened on Thursday, January 25 to welcome Rabbi Ron Fish to campus for a community conversation hinging on the history of antisemitism and the complexity of dealing with it on college campuses. More than 50 faculty, staff, and students attended Lunch & Learn: Understanding Antisemitism Today and Yesterday, which was co-sponsored by the Jewish Student Alliance and Dean of Students office.

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Pounding the Pavement for a Cause: William James College Alum to Run the 2024 Boston Marathon in Support of the School Psychology Program

Making record time was entirely in character for Katherine O’Shea, 2022 graduate of the Master of Arts in Applied Behavior Analysis program, when it came to pursuing graduate school and finding her way to William James College. On Monday, April 15, the former college athlete turned kindergarten teacher...

Practical Application: 5 Ways to Incorporate Transformative Social Emotional Learning (T-SEL) in the Classroom

To understand its impact on members of any given learning community, it is imperative “to first consider the purpose of T-SEL to the organization itself,” states Catherine Dubois, PsyD, Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology Department. “T-SEL is about promoting equity and inclusion to transform...

50 Reasons We Love WJC

In honor of our 50th year, we’ve put together a list of 50 reasons we love William James College (in no particular order)!

Mass School Administrators' Association and WJC Now Offer a Joint Leadership Licensure Program/Graduate Certificate in School Leadership (LLP/GCSL)

William James College (WJC) today announced an expanded partnership with the Massachusetts School Administrators’ Association (MSAA) that includes an advanced online program for teachers, school administrators, and other education professionals interested in furthering their leadership skills. Housed...

Standing Up to Jewish Hate: Rabbi Ron Fish Engages WJC Community in an Essential Conversation about Antisemitism

While the prevalence of antisemitism on college campuses across the country has snapped into sharp focus in recent months, it’s an issue that’s been present for far longer. In an effort to place education about and understanding of Jewish life and culture at the forefront of this essential dialogue,...

8 Reasons to Take a Gap Year with William James College

The Behavioral Health Service Corps at William James College is a year-long, paid, service-learning opportunity. If you are considering taking a gap year after your undergraduate program or are looking for a career change, the BHSC might be the perfect program for you.

Dr. Paola Contreras Authors Boston Globe Letter to Editor on Exploitative Nature of Commercial Sex

Dr. Paola Contreras, associate professor in the Counseling and Behavioral Health Department, authored a Letter to the Editor in the February 5 edition of the Boston Globe, which commended the Globe for exposing the exploitative nature of commercial sex, and called for the transfer of shame to where it...

The Power of Listening: William James College Convenes Community Conversation During Human Trafficking Awareness Month

On January 22, 2024, a lunchtime Q&A convened on campus with a panel of frontline experts (hosted by the Counseling and Behavioral Health Department and the Human Trafficking Community Research Hub (HTCRB), moderated by Paola M. Contreras, PsyD, Associate Professor, Counseling and Behavioral Health Department....

William James College Partners with the Newton Food Pantry to Fight Food Insecurity

Food insecurity is on the rise around the country and across the Commonwealth, even on college campuses. According to recent studies almost 25% of college students in the US have experienced hunger which can have a long-term impact on their physical and mental health. A new campus-based food pantry,...

William James College and Ruderman Family Foundation to Launch College Mental Health Initiative Through $250,000 Grant

William James College (WJC), a leader in behavioral health workforce development and the Ruderman Family Foundation, an internationally recognized organization that works to end the stigma associated with mental health, have today announced a new partnership to create the Ruderman Family Foundation Fellowship...

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