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Wollaston Station Renovations + MBTA Shuttle

Wollaston Station Renovations + MBTA Shuttle

Effective as of January 7th, the Wollaston MBTA station will be undergoing a complete facility renovation to making the station 100% handicap accessible. We are excited to see our closest MBTA stop become fully accessible to all who utilize public transportation. During the renovations, MBTA shuttle buses will take passengers to the North Quincy and Quincy Center stations. The ENC MBTA & YMCA shuttle bus will continue to run Monday-Friday but will have a new pick
Get to know Dr. Dan Boone

Get to know Dr. Dan Boone

As freshmen fill the dorms and last year’s students head back to campus, they might notice a new face around campus. That face would be president-elect Dan Boone. At first glance, students might just see a typical college president hanging around in shiny shoes and a nice tie, but Boone is far from that. Boone sat down for a recent for a Q&A, so students could get to know the real Dan Boone. What are your
Introducing the 2017-2018 Residential Life Staff

Introducing the 2017-2018 Residential Life Staff

Every year Student Development goes through weeks of interviews refining the selection for the coveted 22 slots available as a Resident Assistant in the residence halls. This year was extra tricky as there was a surplus of qualified candidates and it’s hard to choose when there are so many wonderful options! We are excited to announce the 2017-2018 Resident Assistant list. Students, meet your new RAs! Josue Basilis – 3rd Young, Male Side Major: Computer Engineering
So Why Is ENC an Arboretum and What Is That…

So Why Is ENC an Arboretum and What Is That…

You’ve probably noticed small plaques adorning some of the trees on ENC’s campus connecting the plant to ENC’s Babcock Arboretum. Since 1993, ENC’s collection of 75 varieties has been designated an official arboretum named for the colorful Professor J.Verner Babcock who taught botany at ENC from 1938 until 1978. What is an arboretum? An arboretum is a botanical garden containing a collection of plants intended at least partly for scientific study. What are those small plaques
15 Things You Didn’t Know About ENC

15 Things You Didn’t Know About ENC

  ENC has a great campus that is full of history and character. With a 117-year-old college, there are bound to be a few hidden facts you didn’t know. Some of them might surprise you… ENC was founded in 1900 in Rhode Island 95% of ENC graduates are employed or in graduate school ENC’s Quincy campus is built on the property of the Josiah Quincy Adams Estate Angel Hall is on the site of the original
President’s Day in the City of Presidents

President’s Day in the City of Presidents

As the home to two of the first ten Presidents of America, Quincy is aptly nicknamed the City of Presidents. With today being Presidents Day, it seemed a perfect time to highlight the history of our city and the great men and women who lived right here in Quincy, some even on the property of ENC’s campus! Our 2nd President John Adams and his son, our 6th President John Quincy Adams, both lived here in Quincy.
Transfer Students: Getting Involved on a New Campus

Transfer Students: Getting Involved on a New Campus

Congrats! You just transferred to a new school. You’re probably excited and a bit nervous. You’ve got to find new friends, figure out where classes are, and of course, find the best local spots for a midnight snack. Whether you need tips for integrating into the ENC student community or suggestions for Boston hot spots, we’ve got you covered. Use this post as a guideline to an easy transition and stay tuned for a future post
A Legacy of Excellence in History

A Legacy of Excellence in History

ENC is blessed to have professors that are renowned for their fields of expertise. In this video, professors and alumni Jim Cameron (52) and Don Yerxa (72) and Austin Steelman (13) discuss the legacy of the ENC history department and the mentoring that occurs on a small campus. History Majors, how amazing is it that you get to learn from these talented academics!
The Best Student Discounts

The Best Student Discounts

Everyone knows that students don’t have any extra money laying around. Thankfully, that means many museums, stores, attractions, and restaurants offer special student-only discounts for those of us with tighter budgets. With these amazing prices, you can’t afford to try something new! Sports, Events, and Attractions Boston Red Sox – Students can purchase discounted tickets online with valid student ID and a .edu email address. Boston Celtics – The Celtics Beat the Buzzer program allows students

The Search for the Silent Frog

Have you ever been the first to discover something?  Seen something that few if any people have ever seen? Felt that tremendous burst of exhilaration as you realized you were part of something that has never been done before?  Finished first in a big race, or won a championship of some sort? I had that kind of experience this summer. It happened on June 10, and I was in a pre-montane rainforest in Tinamaste, Costa Rica.
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