News from the Hill September 21, 2011 | back to index
At a ceremony Monday evening (9/19) at the Newton Cultural Center Andover Newton and President Nick Carter received an award for the beautification of the City of Newton.
Granted annually, the Newton Community Pride organization and the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs seeks to recognize community institutions, businesses and homeowners who have made significant contributions to the beautification of the city. This year Andover Newton and President Nick Carter received the Newton Beautification - Community Award. Note was made of gardens on either side of the president’s house, particularly the new Interfaith garden. During the program photos were shown of the campus and its gardens.
President Carter saluted all of the staff, students, faculty, trustees, alums and friends who have worked to improve the beauty of the campus in recent years. He also shared the story of Edie Howe and how her life was an inspiration for the Interfaith Garden.