More than 20 Harvard Extension School students gathered in Harvard Yard Saturday to protest the language that appears on their degrees.
Amid Intense Internal Dispute, Harvard Graduate Council Votes to Remove Finance Chair, Alleging Misconduct
During the HGC’s final general meeting of the year on April 17, the student body that represents Harvard’s 12 graduate and professional schools voted to remove outgoing finance chair Mir Jahanzeb “M.J.” Mehdi and disqualify him from serving on the council in the future.
The Harvard Graduate Council on Monday elected Harvard Extension School student Brett A. Monson as president, marking the first time the Council’s leader will hail from the University’s continuing education division, according to HGC records.
The Harvard Graduate Council elected nine students from across the University’s 12 graduate schools to fill executive board positions this week.
A group of about 20 Harvard Extension School students rallied in Harvard Yard on Sunday morning to call on the school to change the names of the degrees it offers.
Harvard University Dining Services rolled out a new graduate meal program this fall, which features expanded offering of campus cafe locations and extends to Harvard Extension School students.
When he’s not working shifts as a custodian at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Luis M. Toribio — a native Spanish speaker — takes classes on the weekends through Harvard to hone his English skills and practice pronunciation. Two years ago, he said, he struggled to communicate in English — but today, he proudly exclaims he can now do an entire interview in English.
Graduate Student Council Debates Phrasing of Extension School Diplomas, Student Organization Financing
The Harvard Graduate Council discussed the provision of financial support for events promoting cross-school interaction and the language on Harvard Extension School degrees at its meeting Monday.
Instructors at the Harvard Division of Continuing Education can now accomodate teaching students learning both in person and remotely in nearly every classroom thanks to the portable technology software HELIX.
After a controversial election last spring, the Harvard Extension Student Association is redrafting the board’s constitution and bylaws to establish transparency around its election process and prevent further contention.