CPE News & Events
Medical Interpreter, Jonathan Fitzgerald, published in Caring Headlines at Mass General
April 20, 2017
Jonathan Fitzgerald—CPE alumnus and certified medical interpreter—was published in February 2017 in Caring Headlines, a newsletter for Nursing & Patient Care Services at Massachusetts General Hospital. Read about the gray area of medical interpreting as discussed by a panel of experts at last year's International Medical Interpreters Association conference.
Genealogical Research program graduate—is featured in Bentley Magazine
November 29, 2016
Margaret Fortier—a Genealogical Research program graduate—is featured in Bentley Magazine for her work in this growing field.
See Bently Magazine.
MGH Newsletter Showcases MET-Educated Interpreter
October 2, 2015
Jonathan Fitzgerald, who holds a certificate in medical interpreting from MET’s Center for Professional Education, received a nice write-up in the August 17 issue of Massachusetts General Hospital’s newsletter, The Interpreter. A Certified Medical Interpreter (CMI) serving Spanish-speaking patients, Fitzgerald credits CPE Program Coordinator Karen Murphy for helping him break into the field.
CPE Financial Planning Programs Rated among the Best
May 13, 2015
The Journal of Financial Planning recently cited two sources that include Boston University among the five “Best Schools for Financial Planning.” The Financial Planning program offered through BU’s Center for Professional Education (CPE) was among the “Best of the Bunch” in Investopedia and ranked #3 in Financial Planner magazine’s “30 Great Schools for Financial Planning.”
See the full article in Journal of Financial Planning.
Paralegal Certificate Graduate Caren Chaneco Profiled in Viewpoint
May 7, 2014
Chaneco wasn’t sure she’d be successful when she decided to trade her marketing career for the life of a paralegal, but due to her persistence, networking, and enrollment in BU’s Paralegal Certificate program, it paid off.
Read the article here (page 14).
President Obama Appoints CPE’s Robert Glovsky
Mar 13, 2014
On March 11, 2014, Robert Glovsky, director emeritus of the Financial Planning Program offered through MET’s Center for Professional Education, was appointed to the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans. “It gives me great confidence that such dedicated and capable individuals have agreed to join this Administration to serve the American people,” said President Obama.
Death and Taxes: Melinde Lutz Byrne and Sharon Sargent quoted in Newsweek
Jan 9th, 2014
Melinde Lutz Byrne, director of the genealogical research program at MET’s Center for Professional Education, and forensic researcher and former CPE genealogical instructor Sharon Sargent, were recently quoted in Newsweek. In the article, they discuss why the proposal to limit or block access to the “Death Master File” will not stop tax fraud.
Read more in Newsweek…
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Join our Genealogy Research Program Director for an online information session on the Boston University Genealogical Research Certificate Program and have your questions answered during the webinar. For more information about the weekend Genealogical Research Certificate Program, visit http://professional.bu.edu/cpe/genealogy.asp
Join our Paralegal Studies Program Director for an online information session regarding the blended on-campus Boston University Paralegal Studies Program and have your questions answered during the webinar. For more information about the Paralegal Certificate Program, visit http://professional.bu.edu/programs/paralegal/
Join our Financial Planning Program Director for an information session detailing the ins and outs of the program, advice on a career in Financial Planning and have all your questions answered during the session.
Webinar PMI Exam Preparation Programs
Many professionals in the project management arena seek their credentials through the Project Management Institute (PMI). Learn more about the test prep classes offered in a blended format at BU. The Project Management Professional (PMP)® and the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® lead off with five weeks of online work and culminate in a three-day intensive boot camp on the BU campus. Join us for a webinar to learn about the two test preps, and why BU is a good choice to help you achieve your PMI credential.