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  • Science, Liberal Arts and Advising Combine to Give Students a Competitive Advantage in Health Careers  ·  News & Media  ·  Stonehill College
    think critically and communicate effectively skills that are in high demand in healthcare fields This variety of courses also helps many students refine their path forward A healthcare administration course Healthcare Foundations led Courtney Ouellet 15 to her major I realized that healthcare administration was a good way for me to combine my business savvy with healthcare she says When the path involves graduate school Stonehill s growing list of academic partnerships with competitive graduate and professional schools can be a tremendous advantage In addition to offering direct admission some of the partnerships shorten the overall time needed to earn an advanced degree offsetting tuition costs And once students arrive at their graduate and professional schools the academic foundation and professional experiences they received at Stonehill help them thrive in these challenging environments Our students consistently say they are well prepared says Andrew Leahy 05 assistant director of Career Services and pre health professions advisor Science faculty members know how to challenge students to succeed in the faster pace of medical or veterinary school Ben Irzyk 10 who attended Boston University School of Dental Medicine and is completing his dental residency notes that his exposure to Stonehill s liberal arts curriculum helps him problem solve in his dental practice today Stonehill helped me to prepare for difficult exams and to become a comprehensive critical thinker rather than focus on cut and dry details he says Deeply Engaged Advisors Keep Students on Track Leahy says advising is a key part of student preparation at Stonehill providing direction on everything from course work and professional experiences to resume preparation and mock admissions interviews We help students build the strongest application around their strengths says Leahy I have an open door and very real and honest conversations with the students Leahy meets with students from the moment they identify a pre health medical dental or veterinary school career interest as early as freshman year Sheila Barry the pre allied health professions advisor provides coaching for students pursuing professions such as physician assistant nurse practitioner physical therapist nutritionist and pharmacist Rev Thomas Gariepy C S C chair of the Healthcare Administration Department provides the same guidance for his majors as they navigate their way toward careers that support and shape our healthcare system Irzyk says this strong healthcare advising gives students a decided advantage Everyone wants you to succeed and they broaden your thinking and give you the tools to be successful in a competitive field Among the most useful of those tools is applied learning opportunities Stonehill s emphasis on real world experience helps students sharpen their focus and gain critical skills For students who believe their vocation is serving others by working in healthcare participating in meaningful clinical experiences is so valuable says Dean of Academic Achievement Craig Almeida They help to confirm and clarify for 18 to 22 year olds why they want to be healthcare practitioners beyond the surface level response of Because I want to help people Graduate health

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  • SEA Semester Affiliation Puts Students at the Heart of Oceanographic Research Around the Globe  ·  News & Media  ·  Stonehill College
    out of a Disney movie This winter Ali and classmate Kate Morneault 16 became the first students to take advantage of Stonehill s new affiliation with the renowned Sea Education Association SEA For more than 40 years the SEA Semester program has educated college students about the world s oceans on ships plying the seas of Fiji New Zealand the Caribbean and the Mediterranean And its emphasis on experiential learning fits perfectly with Stonehill s commitment to help students go where knowledge lives whether that s in a campus lab or halfway around the globe I ve never learned so much in such a short period of time said Kate an accounting major and environmental studies minor It was one of the most challenging yet rewarding experiences of my life I learned that I can do anything I put my mind to Where Science and Seamanship Meet The pair began their odyssey at the Sea Education Association campus in Woods Hole on Cape Cod with 21 other undergrads from around the country They spent six weeks conducting research while also taking a full course load including oceanography nautical science leadership and maritime history and culture before flying halfway around the world to Auckland New Zealand When they arrived the next step was to learn how to navigate a 134 foot brigantine the SSV Robert C Seamans The students are all considered crew members Kate says It was a 24 hour job so we were split up into three watch groups and shared the responsibility of steering sail handling keeping watch for traffic recording weather performing hourly boat checks doing dishes and cooking The students learned that at sea the sailors mantra is ship shipmate self We all depended on each other Kate says It s a very selfless experience Kate saw that mantra come to life when she had to steer the tall ship through a storm There was a huge squall with winds up to 30 knots during our last night of sailing My watch was supposed to be finished at 3 a m but the weather was so bad we stayed on It was incredible to see everyone working together in pitch dark and scary conditions It was amazing Their six week trip took them around the tip of New Zealand s North Island through Cook Strait with ports of call in Wellington Dunedin and Christchurch where they conducted more research and explored the island nation The SSV Robert C Seamans is a 135 foot brigantine and is the most sophisticated oceanographic research sailing school vessel ever built in the United States Kate Morneault 16 takes the helm during one of her crew shifts aboard the SSV Seamans Ali Johnson deploys a hydrocast carousel a research devise used to gather water samples Netting around the bowsprit provides a unique vantage point for student when they have a moment to rest Above Ali and her friend Heather Piekarz a junior at Hamilton College In addition to their time on

    Original URL path: http://www.stonehill.edu/news-media/news/details/sea-semester-affiliation-puts-students-at-the-heart-of-oceanographic-research-around-the-globe/ (2016-01-26)
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  • Environmental Sciences & Studies Program  ·  Stonehill College
    of Law Management Management Information Systems Management Master s at University of Notre Dame Marine Studies Consortium Marketing Mathematics Middle Eastern Studies Military Science R O T C Music Neuroscience Nuclear Medicine Certificate at Regis College Nursing Bachelor s at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University Nursing Master s at Simmons College Nutrition and Health Promotion Master s at Simmons College Optometry Doctorate at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University Osteopathic Medicine Doctorate at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Pharmacy Doctorate at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University Philosophy Physical Therapy Doctorate at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University Physician Assistant Studies Master s at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University Physics Physics Astronomy Political Science International Studies Pre Allied Health Professions Advising Pre Health Professions Advising Pre Law Advising Pre Theology Advising Psychology Public Administration Policy Public Administration Master s at Bridgewater State University Religious Studies SACHEM Exchange Program Secondary Education Sociology Sociology Criminology Spanish Speech Language Pathology Master s at Northeastern University Sports Science and Society Studio Arts Teacher Licensure Theatre Arts Visual Performing Arts Apply Now Request Info Courses Faculty Internships Opportunities Graduate Outcomes Contact Info Susan M Mooney Program Director Office Shields Science Center 104 Phone 508 565 1171 Email smooney stonehill edu Requirements To review Environmental Studies program requirements please view our course catalog Visit the Hill Book 3 2 Engineering Program The Notre Dame Engineering Dual Degree program gives students the opportunity to study at both a selective liberal arts college and a nationally ranked research university Through this initiative students attend Stonehill for three years to earn a science degree in either chemistry computer science environmental science or physics then transfer to The University of Notre Dame to earn a corresponding bachelor s degree in engineering Learn More Previous Next Science on the High Seas SEA Semester affiliation puts Stonehill students at the heart of oceanographic research around the globe Read the story Stonehill s Affiliation with the University of Notre Dame Gives Students Two Degrees in Five Years and a Valuable Advantage Read the Story It s Evolution Baby Stonehill Revamps the Environmental Program In the coming decades there will be a real need for people who can understand the way the Earth works and who can help guide decision makers with sound science We re preparing our students to step into that role See how Stonehill professors are preparing future environmental scientists and policymakers Professor Surprised to Find Environmental Science Course Filled with Business Majors Professor Sue Mooney responded the way she always does she carefully tailored the class to the students interests Read the Full Story Thomas Gumbley 16 Awarded Competitive EPA Fellowship Economics and Environmental Studies major Thomas Gumbley 16 has been awarded a 50 000 Environmental Protection Agency EPA Greater Research Opportunities GRO Fellowship For Undergraduate Environmental Study Read more Christopher Astephen 15 Named Environmental Science Program s 2015 Top Graduate During his time at Stonehill Astephen

    Original URL path: http://www.stonehill.edu/academics/areas-of-study/environmental-studies/ (2016-01-26)
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  • Accounting Program Consistently Posts Impressive Numbers  ·  News & Media  ·  Stonehill College
    which produces more than two thirds of the nationally distributed programs broadcast by PBS My experience was that in order to perform well in the business classes I really had to understand the material because the questions I encountered on exams and papers were designed to test comprehension not memorization The result for Laura was significant In 2012 she achieved one of the top three scores on the Massachusetts CPA exam considered one of the most difficult professional licensing tests historically fewer than 50 percent of those who sit for the exam pass it Her score was so impressive in fact that the Massachusetts Society of CPAs honored her at its annual reception in 2013 And just recently the National Academy of Public Accounting Professionals included two grads Jacquelyn Tracy 88 of of Mandel Tracy LLC and Michelle Spriggs 93 of CBIZ Tofias on its 2015 list of Top 10 Public Accounting Professionals for Rhode Island It s not uncommon for me to hear from students when they pass the CPA exam and they routinely do very well Debra Salvucci department chair of business administration According to Professor Debra Salvucci who directs the Accounting Program Laura s accomplishment is impressive but not surprising It s not uncommon for me to hear from students when they pass the CPA exam and they routinely do very well she says AACSB Accredited and Grounded in the Liberal Arts Justin Shepard 08 vice president of finance at Brand Networks The Accounting Program falls under the umbrella of Stonehill s renowned Business Administration Program which in 2011 earned accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide Fewer than 5 percent of the world s 13 000 business programs have earned it As an external measure of excellence that kind of accreditation is significant The Accounting Program s success however rests on more than just business courses Stonehill students learn accounting but they also learn to be critical thinkers and problem solvers says Salvucci They think creatively and learn to work well with others We have small classes and from their first semester in their freshman year they re doing group and team projects Justin Shepard 08 says the approach helped give him an edge in a competitive field A lot of my peers went to business schools where the curriculum was primarily focused on business but at Stonehill we were able to take enriching liberal arts courses says Justin whose career has given him a sweeping perspective of the business world He started in audit with Grant Thornton moved to financial consulting for mergers and acquisitions at PwC and now serves as vice president of finance at Brand Networks the leading provider of data informed social marketing solutions When you get out in the business world you can t have just your accounting hat on You get a lot thrown at you and you have to adapt quickly Stonehill equipped me

    Original URL path: http://www.stonehill.edu/news-media/news/details/accounting-program-consistently-posts-impressive-numbers/ (2016-01-26)
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  • Accounting Major  ·  Stonehill College
    Athletic Excellence The Stonehill Skyhawks compete in the Northeast 10 Conference the largest NCAA Division II conference in the country Home Academics Areas of Study Business Administration Accounting Major Accounting Major Accounting has long been one of Stonehill s most popular majors and one that attracts many of the Northeast s best students The Accounting degree program has an enviable record of sending graduates to join major accounting firms Jump to a Department Program Accountancy Master s at the University of Notre Dame Accounting Administrative Studies Master s at Boston College American Studies Anthropology Applied Behavior Analysis Master s at Regis College Applied Economics Master s at Boston College Art History Arts Administration Asian Studies Astronomy Biochemistry Biology Biomedical Sciences Master s at Regis College Business Administration Catholic Studies Chemistry Cinema Studies Communication Computer Science Congressional and Presidential Studies Master s at The Catholic University of America Counseling Psychology Master s at Regis College Creative Writing Criminology Dance Data Science Dental Medicine Doctorate at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Digital Media Production Early Childhood Education Economics Education Studies Elementary Education Engineering Dual Degree Program at the University of Notre Dame Engineering Science Technology Entrepreneurship Excellence Master s ESTEEM Program at the University of Notre Dame English Entrepreneurship Environmental Sciences Environmental Studies Finance Foreign Languages French Gender Sexuality Studies German Graphic Design Health Administration Master s at Regis College Health and Science Graduate Programs at Northeastern University Healthcare Administration Heritage Studies Master s at Regis College History Interdisciplinary Studies International Business Irish Studies Italian Studies Journalism Latin American Studies Law Doctorate at Fordham University Law Doctorate at The Catholic University of America Law Doctorate at Villanova University School of Law Management Management Information Systems Management Master s at University of Notre Dame Marine Studies Consortium Marketing Mathematics Middle Eastern Studies Military Science R O T C Music Neuroscience Nuclear Medicine Certificate at Regis College Nursing Bachelor s at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University Nursing Master s at Simmons College Nutrition and Health Promotion Master s at Simmons College Optometry Doctorate at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University Osteopathic Medicine Doctorate at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Pharmacy Doctorate at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University Philosophy Physical Therapy Doctorate at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University Physician Assistant Studies Master s at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University Physics Physics Astronomy Political Science International Studies Pre Allied Health Professions Advising Pre Health Professions Advising Pre Law Advising Pre Theology Advising Psychology Public Administration Policy Public Administration Master s at Bridgewater State University Religious Studies SACHEM Exchange Program Secondary Education Sociology Sociology Criminology Spanish Speech Language Pathology Master s at Northeastern University Sports Science and Society Studio Arts Teacher Licensure Theatre Arts Visual Performing Arts Apply Now Request Info Courses Faculty Becoming a CPA Internships Opportunities Graduate Outcomes Honor Societies Professional Associations Contact Info Debra Salvucci Program Director Office Stanger 212 Phone 508 565 1314 Email dsalvucci stonehill edu

    Original URL path: http://www.stonehill.edu/academics/areas-of-study/business-administration/accounting-major/ (2016-01-26)
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  • Stonehill's Affiliation with the University of Notre Dame Gives Students Two Degrees in Five Years and a Valuable Advantage  ·  News & Media  ·  Stonehill College
    him I took it as a challenge And he ultimately ended his Notre Dame career with a higher GPA than at Stonehill The Stonehill chemistry major was one of five students in the Class of 2013 preparing to attend the university through the Notre Dame Dual Degree Engineering program Many students have followed the same path and currently 46 freshmen sophomores and juniors have declared engineering as their major The five year program lets students earn a bachelor s degree in chemistry computer science environmental science or physics from Stonehill and then earn a bachelor s degree in engineering from Notre Dame The students spend their first three years at Stonehill then transfer to Notre Dame for their final two years They even get to return to Stonehill after their first year at Notre Dame to walk across the graduation stage with their Stonehill class Five Years Two Degrees The program was originally launched in the mid 1970s and now boasts well over 100 active participants and alumni After a brief hiatus in the mid 1990s the program was relaunched for computer engineers and recently expanded for students to study aerospace chemical civil computer electrical environmental or mechanical engineering It is now more popular than ever For the incoming class of 2018 there were 272 applications making it the fourth most popular major behind Business Biology and Education and last fall Stonehill welcomed a class of 30 engineers Brandon s class the first since the program was again expanded to have access to a broadened range of concentrations graduated from Notre Dame in May The 3 2 program has always been demanding To remain eligible to apply to Notre Dame junior year Stonehill students must maintain a GPA of 3 3 earn 60 plus transferrable credit hours and receive a recommendation from the relevant program director Cathy Pieronek associate dean for Academic Affairs at Notre Dame s College of Engineering says she makes her GPA comment only to prepare students for the changes that can accompany their transfer Sometimes there are bumps in the road but every Stonehill student who has come to Notre Dame has graduated she says For some this is an excellent way to transfer to a larger institution at Stonehill they develop the confidence and skills to succeed here Hannah Fitch 15 currently in her first year at Notre Dame agrees It would have been more difficult going straight to Notre Dame with large numbers of students right off the bat she says Complementary Curricula Among students seeking a well rounded science education the 3 2 program has much to offer It s the best of both worlds a first class New England college and a top research university says Stonehill Professor and 3 2 Program Director Ralph Bravaco chair of the computer science and math departments With this combination students are in a position to compete for positions at top companies in many industries Students say they find Stonehill s liberal arts focus a good

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  • Business Initiatives & Accreditations  ·  Stonehill College
    Boston College American Studies Anthropology Applied Behavior Analysis Master s at Regis College Applied Economics Master s at Boston College Art History Arts Administration Asian Studies Astronomy Biochemistry Biology Biomedical Sciences Master s at Regis College Business Administration Catholic Studies Chemistry Cinema Studies Communication Computer Science Congressional and Presidential Studies Master s at The Catholic University of America Counseling Psychology Master s at Regis College Creative Writing Criminology Dance Data Science Dental Medicine Doctorate at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Digital Media Production Early Childhood Education Economics Education Studies Elementary Education Engineering Dual Degree Program at the University of Notre Dame Engineering Science Technology Entrepreneurship Excellence Master s ESTEEM Program at the University of Notre Dame English Entrepreneurship Environmental Sciences Environmental Studies Finance Foreign Languages French Gender Sexuality Studies German Graphic Design Health Administration Master s at Regis College Health and Science Graduate Programs at Northeastern University Healthcare Administration Heritage Studies Master s at Regis College History Interdisciplinary Studies International Business Irish Studies Italian Studies Journalism Latin American Studies Law Doctorate at Fordham University Law Doctorate at The Catholic University of America Law Doctorate at Villanova University School of Law Management Management Information Systems Management Master s at University of Notre Dame Marine Studies Consortium Marketing Mathematics Middle Eastern Studies Military Science R O T C Music Neuroscience Nuclear Medicine Certificate at Regis College Nursing Bachelor s at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University Nursing Master s at Simmons College Nutrition and Health Promotion Master s at Simmons College Optometry Doctorate at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University Osteopathic Medicine Doctorate at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Pharmacy Doctorate at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University Philosophy Physical Therapy Doctorate at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University Physician Assistant Studies Master s at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University Physics Physics Astronomy Political Science International Studies Pre Allied Health Professions Advising Pre Health Professions Advising Pre Law Advising Pre Theology Advising Psychology Public Administration Policy Public Administration Master s at Bridgewater State University Religious Studies SACHEM Exchange Program Secondary Education Sociology Sociology Criminology Spanish Speech Language Pathology Master s at Northeastern University Sports Science and Society Studio Arts Teacher Licensure Theatre Arts Visual Performing Arts Apply Now Request Info Courses Faculty Initiatives Accreditations Technology Services Mission Vision Honor Societies Associations Apply or Transfer Stonehill Parents Business Education Alliance Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business The caliber of Stonehill s Business Administration program has not only helped graduates launch successful careers it has also garnered the attention of the world s leading business accreditation organizations The College is among a select few that have earned accreditation from AACSB The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International With that distinction Stonehill is among an elite group of higher education institutions that make up less than 5 percent of the world s business schools AACSB certification requires global awareness as a main goal of business education and it is

    Original URL path: http://www.stonehill.edu/academics/areas-of-study/business-administration/initiatives-accreditations/ (2016-01-26)
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  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Understanding Justice  ·  News & Media  ·  Stonehill College
    emphasize deep understanding and effective practice Explore Areas of Study Student Life Area Attractions Campus Safety Community Standards Counseling Health Wellness Diversity Inclusion Housing Dining Parking Transportation Spiritual Life Student Organizations More than a College We re Family Stonehill is a friendly caring place where people are embraced for being themselves More than 90 percent of students live on campus helping each other meet challenges and find success Welcome Home Community Global Engagement The Martin Institute for Law Society The Center for Nonprofit Management The Farm at Stonehill The Carole Calo Gallery H O P E Service Immersion Program Community Service Post Graduate Service Community Based Learning The Life You Change Will Be Your Own Changing the world might seem like a daunting goal but it s something Stonehill students do every day in ways big and small Athletics Recreational Sports NCAA Athletics Recreational Sports A Tradition of Athletic Excellence The Stonehill Skyhawks compete in the Northeast 10 Conference the largest NCAA Division II conference in the country Home News Media Dr Martin Luther King Jr and Understanding Justice Dr Martin Luther King Jr and Understanding Justice January 22 2016 Previous Next Dr King once proclaimed Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere Below there are three reflections from members of the Stonehill community on the meaning of that quote by the great Civil Rights leader Being Empathetic We are all interrelated particularly in the United States If I fail to see the injustices faced by black Americans in the South Native Americans on reservations students in low funded schools or any other group of people caught in systemic oppression I prevent myself from being empathetic towards others This would also keep me from recognizing my own privileges and using them to educate those around me on the causes

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