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Dr. Jackie Lapidus ’90 Helps Fund William James College Future by Making a Planned Gift

Jackie's appreciation of the profound experience she had as a student at WJC, which promoted introspection and self-examination, were critically important to her and deepened over time. She believes in the mission of the College and wants to help ensure its future so that succeeding students can take...

Bridging the Mental Health Services Gap Across the Commonwealth

In recent years, media outlets have reported on the dramatic increase in rates of depression, anxiety, stress, insomnia, and substance use. In response to this healthcare crisis, William James College has introduced a pathway to education, careers, and professional growth.

Critical Collaboration: Students Reap the Benefits of Partnerships with ABA Organizations

Through an organizational partnership agreement between the College and Positive Behavior Supports (PBS), students can use their job as their fieldwork site while they learn in the classroom. Learn about Vanessa Benitez Cisneros' experience.

William James College and Middlesex Community College-A Perfect Fit

Forming articulation or transfer agreements with local community colleges helps eliminate barriers for students looking to complete a bachelor’s degree and enter the field of psychology and human services. With Middlesex, this partnership delves deeper than simply accepting credits.

Healthy Schools, Healthy Kids

Welcoming the new Center for Behavioral Health, Equity, and Leadership in Schools (BHELS). Formerly Teachers21, BHELS provides consulting services focused on ensuring students’ emotional wellbeing, a healthy school environment, intentional and purposeful equity and inclusion programming, and leadership...

Center for Crisis Response and Behavioral Health at the International Association of Chiefs of Police

Bonnie Cuccaro, Associate Director of the Center for Crisis Response and Behavioral Health, had the opportunity to represent William James College at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Annual Conference and Expo in Dallas, Texas. This is the largest law enforcement event of the...

William James Students and Faculty Again Travel to In-Person Conferences

Two years after the pandemic, William James students and faculty recently traveled to two in-person conferences: the American Psychology-Law Society conference in Denver and the National Association of School Psychologists convention in Boston.

Alumna’s Marathon Effort Raises More Than $3,000 For Student Scholarships

Dr. Veronica Steller represented William James College at the 2022 Boston Marathon, raising over $3,000 for student scholarships through the new Lucero Fund.

William James College and Middlesex Community College Announce Transfer Partnership for Bachelor's Students

William James College and Middlesex Community College (MCC) have announced a new transfer partnership agreement that will allow Human Services, Psychology and Liberal Arts students to complete their first two years at MCC before transferring to WJC to complete their Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology...

New Faculty Fellowship Program Aims to Recruit Psychology and Counseling Teaching Faculty from Under-Represented Communities

William James College has announced the launch of a new institution-wide teaching faculty fellowship program for recent graduates with doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology, Counseling, Organizational and Leadership Psychology, and School Psychology. The program will equip teaching faculty fellows...


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