Leona McCaughey-Oreszak

Professor - Education

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EdD, Boston College

MAT, English Salem State University

AB, English Regis College


Since joining Regis College in 1978, Dr. McCaughey-Oreszak has held numerous positions at the College including Director of MAT Programs, Department Chair of Education, Director of Admissions, and Center Director for Professional Studies. She created an Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Program and an MAT Program with a focus on Interdisciplinary Studies. She supervised the Regis Children’s Center and the creation of The Academy of Regis College (kindergarten). Among other accomplishments, Dr. McCaughey-Oreszak was the director/designer of the College Awareness Program for Hispanic Students, Coordinator of Regis College/Boston School Partnership, a former trustee of Central Catholic High Schools and Bethany Hill School, a member of Archdiocese of Boston Accreditation Teams, and a member of many Regis Faculty Committees.


Commendation by Governor of Massachusetts for work with Hispanic Youth

Commendation by Massachusetts House of Representatives for work with Hispanic Youth

Commendation by Digital Corporation for contributions to Hispanic Education

Balfour Foundation—College Awareness and Beyond

Birmingham Foundation—College Awareness Program for Hispanic Youth: Catholic Orientation

Nellie Mae Fund for Education—College Awareness Program for Boston School Hispanic Youth


“Arriving Where we Started” Liberal Arts Colleges and the Preparation of the Elementary Teacher. Momentum

“An Early Awareness Program at Regis College” Current Issues in Catholic Higher Education

“Hispanic Students Get a Taste of College Life” Power in the Pipeline Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges

“Early College Awareness Program” International Society for Educational Planning, Atlanta, Georgia-paper presentation

“Various Program Models” Massachusetts Bureau of Teacher Preparation and Approval-paper presentation

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