Category Archives: Awards/Honors

Book award for Min Song

Boston College Professor of English Min Hyoung Song has been honored by Alpha Sigma Nu, the honor society for Jesuit higher education institutions, with a 2014 Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award for his book, The Children of 1965: On Writing, and … Continue reading

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Her name is Moxie

Boston College alumna Erin Dionne’s Boston-based book for middle schoolers, Moxie and the Art of Rule Breaking (Puffin, 2014), is a finalist for a Silver Falchion Award from Killer Nashville, an annual conference for mystery, thriller and suspense writers. The award honors … Continue reading

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Catholic Press Association Awards

Several books by Boston College professors were honored with awards from the Catholic Press Association of the U.S. and Canada. Theology Professor Kenneth Himes, O.F.M., received the first-place award in the category of social teaching for his book Christianity and the Political Order. … Continue reading

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Book award for Hargreaves

American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) has announced that they will honor Lynch School of Education Thomas More Brennan Professor Andy Hargreaves and co-author Michael Fullan with its 2014 Outstanding Book Award for their book Professional Capital: Transforming Teaching in Every School. The … Continue reading

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Honors for Shrayer

Congratulations to Maxim D. Shrayer whose book, Leaving Russia: A Jewish Story (Syracuse University Press), was named a finalist for a 2013 National Jewish Book Award in the category of Modern Jewish Thought and Experience. Now in its 63rd year, the … Continue reading

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Honors for The End of the Point

The End of the Point by Boston College English Professor Elizabeth Graver has received a couple of end of the year honors, notably from Kirkus Reviews and the New York Times Book Review. Kirkus named the multigenerational story of the … Continue reading

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Honors for The End of the Point

Congratulations to English Professor Elizabeth Graver whose novel The End of the Point was named to Kirkus’ list of Best Historical Fiction of 2013. The End of the Point earned a Kirkus Star, awarded to books of exceptional merit. Kirkus … Continue reading

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