Staff News

A Successful 2023 New Student Orientation!

A Successful 2023 New Student Orientation!

October 19, 2023

This year, OFY welcomed 1,094 new first year students, 19 transfer students, and approximately 2,000 parents and family members into the MIT community, with the help of 90 students serving as Orientation leaders.

Spring Semester Highlights in MIT’s Naval ROTC Program

Spring Semester Highlights in MIT’s Naval ROTC Program

July 2, 2023

Spring 2023 was a busy time for Navy ROTC! The Midshipmen of the Old Ironsides Battalion took full advantage of being in Boston, enjoying the gradually improving weather as the semester progressed. They participated in several indoor and outdoor activities and events, as post-Covid life resumes. A few highlights of the semester included hosting an […]

Spread the Word about TLL’s Flipping Failure Newsletter!

Spread the Word about TLL’s Flipping Failure Newsletter!

July 2, 2023

In case you missed it, Flipping Failure launched a newsletter last spring for MIT undergraduate and graduate students that provides timely, valuable, and evidence-based information about paths toward resilience their peers have taken when facing academic challenges. Each issue highlights one or more student stories, focusing on common struggles experienced by students at MIT and […]

Announcing TLL’s Speaker Series Line-up for Fall 2023

Announcing TLL’s Speaker Series Line-up for Fall 2023

July 2, 2023

The Teaching + Learning Lab’s 2023-2024 Speaker Series will center around inclusive and equitable teaching. This year’s talks will focus on strategies to support achievement and belonging for all MIT students. We are looking forward to welcoming the following speakers: TLL’s annual Speaker Series aims to disseminate evidence-based teaching practices to the MIT community of […]

GradSupport Team Wins MIT Change-Makers Award

GradSupport Team Wins MIT Change-Makers Award

April 28, 2023

The OGE GradSupport team was recognized recently for garnering an MIT Change-Makers award from the Institute Discrimination & Harassment Response (IDHR) Office.

New OVC Employees, February-April 2023

New OVC Employees, February-April 2023

April 28, 2023

Congratulations and welcome to the newest members of our staff!

FLI Attends 1vyG Conference at UPenn

FLI Attends 1vyG Conference at UPenn

April 27, 2023

In February, FLI@MIT, the undergraduate student organization for MIT’s First Generation and/or Low-income community, attended the seventh 1vyG (pronounced “ivy G”) conference.

OME Launches The CRWN

OME Launches The CRWN

April 27, 2023

The Office of Minority Education’s (OME) newly created Women of Color initiative called The Creative Regal Women of kNowledge (The CRWN) held its opening event on Friday, February 24, 2023, with one of four spring soft-launch events.

International Students Office Welcomes Two New Advisors

International Students Office Welcomes Two New Advisors

April 24, 2023

The ISO is excited to welcome two new staff members who will be serving as an International Student Advisors to international graduate degree candidates.

Blanche Staton to retire from OGE

Blanche Staton to retire from OGE

March 7, 2023

After 25 years of service at MIT, Blanche Staton will step down from the helm of the Office of Graduate Education.