Monthly Archives: August 2018

August 20, 2018

Mayor Walsh welcomes international students to Boston

Martin J. Walsh, Mayor of the City of Boston, wrote a warm welcome this month to the international students studying here this fall:

Welcome to Boston!

As a kid growing up in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood, I knew many people that had come here from all over the world for greater opportunities. My own parents were immigrants from Ireland who came to Boston for greater economic prosperity.

I am so excited that you have chosen to study in Boston, home to some of the best colleges and universities in the world. You came here because you know Boston is a place where you will have the chance to further your studies, engage with a community of fellow learners, and put yourself on a path toward lifelong success. Read more