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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Learn more about the field of interpreting and what Boston University has to offer. Classes are held on the Charles River Campus in September for Chinese Mandarin, Portuguese and Spanish. To familiarize yourself with program requirements, please visit http://www.professional.bu.edu/programs/interpreter/.