After a long, harsh winter in New England, the summer is almost here. Before you start making plans just yet, you may want to consider taking a class or two this summer at Mount Ida College. Our Office of Continuing Education is offering a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate courses. Check them out and see if one is right for you. With our convenient campus location and online course offerings, you can count on a summer class experience that meets your needs.

There are so many other benefits to taking summer classes at Mount Ida. If you are a student who wants to accelerate in your coursework and graduate sooner, summer courses are a way to do that. Need to catch up or get back on track? Summer classes are a great way to fulfill course requirements quickly and efficiently. Also, summer classes at Mount Ida College are a great value at just $450 per credit—that’s a substantial savings compared to fall and spring course offerings.


To learn more about our course offerings and how to register, visit For further information, please contact our Director of Continuing Education Robin Melavalin at (617) 928- 4624 or at Summer Session I begins May 14 and Summer Session II begins June 25 so be sure to register soon!

Reconnect and reunite with the classmates, faculty and the community that made your Mount Ida College experience so powerful. This year, we’re celebrating Reunion Weekend May 2 – May 3, 2014. The weekend will be packed with events you won’t want to miss. Whether you attend every year or this is your first time back on campus since graduation, the weekend offers something for everyone to enjoy.

Reunion Weekend at Mount Ida begins on Friday, May 2, 2014 at 6:15 p.m. at the 2nd Annual Alumni Dinner and Awards Ceremony.   Awards will be presented to those distinguished alumni nominated by their community, who have excelled in their field and given back to their community.



To celebrate the accomplishments of our alumni, who have demonstrated extraordinary service to Mount Ida and civic organizations, in addition to career accomplishment, the Mount Ida Alumni Association sponsors four award categories for distinguished alumni, recent alumni, recent alumni service and the athletic hall of fame inductees.

2014 Alumni Award Recipients

Distinguished Alumni Award

The Distinguish Alumni Award is presented annually to a Mount Ida alumna or alumnus in recognition of outstanding achievement and significant contributions to the recipient’s profession, to the community, and to Mount Ida.

Helen O’Donnell – Class of 1982

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Associate Degree; Paralegal Studies

CEO, Helen O’Donnell Media; President of the Kenneth P. O’Donnell Political Leadership Foundation 

Recent Alumni Award

The Recent Alumni Award is presented annually to the Mount Ida alumna or alumnus who has graduated within the past 15 years in recognition of outstanding achievement and significant contribution to the recipient’s profession, to the community, and to Mount Ida.

Brigitte BeltranClass of 2004

Hometown: Medford, MA

Bachelor Degree; Interior Design

Director of Business Development, Sasaki Associates Inc.

Recent Alumni Service Award

The Recent Alumni Service Award acknowledges and promotes service to the College within 15 years of graduation. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in promoting the College through volunteer support of campus organizations and activities such as the Mount Ida Alumni Association, alumni clubs, and career networking programs, class reunions, fundraising, and student recruitment.

Karla Ventura – Class of 2007

Hometown: Lynn, MA

Bachelor Degree; Communications

Grant Administrator, Partners Healthcare Research Management

Athletic Hall of Fame

The Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes significant accomplishments of individual alumni athletes, athletic teams, coaches and staff. Members of the Athletic Hall of Fame are accomplished on and off the playing field or court.  Alumni athlete nominees demonstrate outstanding athletic achievement while a member of a Mount Ida varsity athletic team, good citizenship, leadership and must have been in good academic standing as a student.

Adrienne Xenos – Class of 2009

Hometown: Brockton, MA

Bachelor Degree; Veterinary Technology

2007 Men’s Championship Lacrosse Team

Jonathan Perez ’10
Tommy Watts ’08
Trevor Bergeron ’09
Kyle Bowler ’08
Alex Champagne ’09
Brett Conley ’09
Corey Costello ’13
William Cullen ’08
Brett Dahlgard ’11
Steve DeLeon ’07
Scott Eiseman ’07
James Grande ’07
Jonathan Hauge ’07
Craig Heintzelman ’09
James Kehoe ’10
Daniel Kelley ’11
Thomas Kennedy ’07
Andrew Morton ’09/’12
Kevin Mulvey ’12
Vincent Pizzimenti ’07
Leo Shidler ’09
Michael Simone ’10
Matthew Vernik ’10
Jeffrey Webber ’09
Luke Wilson ’08
Anthony DiMarsico ’14
Andrew Cloonan ’09

Reunion Weekend Events

In addition to the 2nd Annual Alumni Dinner and Awards Ceremony, Reunion Weekend also includes a packed schedule of exciting events including the Alumni Clambake, Athletic Games, Wine Tasting, Richie Dykas ’08 Memorial Flag Football Game and the Alumni Pub Night at Cityside Bar & Grill.

Reunion Weekend at Mount Ida is your opportunity to relive your favorite memories while learning about today’s Mount Ida and its new direction for tomorrow.

To Register for Reunion Weekend and to view our full event schedule, please visit our RSVP webpage.

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Mount Ida College’s Junior Open House on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. invites junior and sophomore High School students and their families, starting their college search process, to spend a day on the Mount Ida campus.

Our Junior Open House will allow prospective students and their families the opportunity to have an in-depth look at the academic opportunities, campus life, and student experience at Mount Ida.

We’ll have the right people on hand, including faculty, admission’s staff, and students from many of our career-focused degree programs.

While you’re on campus, you’ll learn about our academic programs, meet faculty and students and enjoy a campus tour.

Do you have questions about the college admission process? Would you like to learn more about Mount Ida’s academic programs and experiential learning opportunities? Our Junior Open House programming has all of those areas covered.

Check-in will begin at 12:30 p.m. Activities for the day begin promptly at 1:00 p.m., with a brief presentation, followed by campus tours and an academic and community fair.

Experience first-hand what it’s like to be a student at Mount Ida and learn more about many of the exciting things we have to offer by registering online for our Junior Open House event here.

We look forward to seeing you on-campus.