Boston Regional Engagement

Boston, and the surrounding area, is home to over 400 alums. Use the links below to connect with your local ‘Cats!

Regional Leaders

Have an idea for a program or event? Looking for a way to get involved? Want to get an update on what’s happening in the region? Contact your leaders below!


Jennifer Watson Mouritsen '90

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Young Alumni & Communications Chair

Morgan Dunnigan '21

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Vice President

William Devens '92

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Alumni Events Calendar

Learn about upcoming events to reconnect and network with members of the Davidson community.

Explore the Alumni and Families Calendar

A Crowd-Sourced Guide to Boston

Fast Facts

  • Revere Beach was the country’s first public beach, established in 1896.
  • Boston built America’s first subway in 1897. The Tremont street subway is also the third in the world to use electric traction.
  • The Fig Newton was named after a Boston suburb.
  • The biggest art heist in history took place in Boston. More than $500 million worth of paintings were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990.

What We Wished We'd Known: Advice for Alumni New to the City

  • Play some kind of organized sport, sign up for a class through the adult education program in your town/neighborhood, attend alumni events, and never turn down an invitation.
  • Don't get stuck in your neighborhood. There's a lot going on in the Boston area, and it's worth it to branch out, go exploring and appreciate the history.
  • Try to find a connection with someone. It can be very tough moving here, especially from the South (or any other friendlier places). It can feel fairly lonely when you first arrive, so it's important to reach out to coworkers or friends of friends or family to try to feel some sense of belonging. If you're not from the area, it can be difficult to break in. Be ready to put the effort in and you will get plenty in return.
  • Enjoy the fall!
  • Avoid the Green Line. Plan extra time when using public transportation. Walking can sometimes be faster than taking the T, especially during peak times (morning/evening) and especially on the green line. Biking, within a 3-4 mile radius, is by far the fastest way to get around, but also by far the most dangerous.
  • Find the A.R.T. theater in Cambridge—first-run Broadway quality in our backyard.

Must-Do Activities in Boston