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Institute’s Mission Hill Liaison Receives Hispanic Heritage Award
December 7, 2018
A local woman who for years has been a catalyst for neighborhood enrichment programs has received the Boston City Council’s Hispanic Heritage Award for 2018.
Johanna Sena, community relations liaison at Wentworth Institute of Technology, was honored for her leadership in Mission Hill. She has worked in the neighborhood for many years; before joining the university in 2009, she was a community liaison for former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and former Boston City Councilor Mike Ross.
District 8 City Councilor Josh Zakim cited Sena’s service in Mission Hill and role as an important bridge between the city, his staff and the local community. Zakim represents Mission Hill and Wentworth as part of the 8th District.
Wentworth consistently shows what it means to be a good institutional neighbor, said Zakim, and Sena deserves credit for helping to make that happen.
- January 15, 2019—Wentworth also ranks number one for nontraditional students interested in computer and information sciences degrees
- January 8, 2019—A group of Wentworth Institute of Technology students worked with local schoolkids and Boston Children’s Museum to bring the youngsters’ drawings of robots to life.
- January 4, 2019—How can you use storytelling and career advice as a resource for Wentworth students exploring their career paths and passions? That’s just the question three alumni are answering as they provide career-focused content for the STEAM community in Boston.