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Welcome New Associate Dean Ann Mester

by Christine Mangino, Ed.D. Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Please join the Office of Academic Affairs in welcoming our new Associate Dean, Dr. Ann Mester. Ann has twenty years of experience working in the public university setting.  After

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Keeping the Balls in the Air

Antonios Varelas, Assistant Professor Behavioral and Social Sciences   A few semesters back I attended a wonderful CTL on Tour professional development workshop about having “fun” in the classroom, led by Professors James Kennis and Eunice Flemister. It was 90

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Italian Diaspora Studies

On being accepted to the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute’s Italian Diaspora Studies Summer School by Nancy Genova, Lecturer Behavioral and Social Sciences   A few weeks ago the Provost sent out a school wide email encouraging faculty to apply

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Congratulations to our Recently Promoted Faculty

Dear Colleagues, Please join me in congratulating our colleagues on their recent promotions. Professor Ernest Ialongo has been promoted to Associate Professor and Professors Nelson Nunez-Rodriguez and Olga Steinberg have been promoted to Full Professor. I am highlighting just some

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Faculty Success: Paving Your Path to Tenure and Promotion

Nelson Nunez-Rodriguez, Professor OAA Diversity Fellow Unit Coordinator for Physical Sciences Natural Sciences Department   With support from the Office of Academic Affairs, a series of conversations has been designed and is scheduled for spring 2017 to address the preparation,

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What’s Your Word for 2017?

Christine Mangino, Ed.D. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs   I sent this article out a couple of weeks ago, asking if anyone had a word for the year and if they wanted to share it with us. Below

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Rubric Development for English 101, 102, 110, 111, and Elective Courses

Jason Matthew Buchanan, Assistant Professor English Department Clarence Henry Robertson, Lecturer English Department   Our goal was to develop rubrics that could be used in multiple classes taught in the English Department. There were two major issues that the rubrics

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The Completion Agenda in Academic Affairs

Christine Mangino, Ed.D. Provost and Vice President   Dear Colleagues, Although we have seen impressive increases in our graduation rates, I’m aware that not everyone is convinced we can increase our 3-year graduation rate to 50% by 2022. Our 20.6%

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Faculty Success: Paving Your Path to Tenure and Promotion

Nelson Nunez-Rodriguez, Professor Unit Coordinator, Physical Sciences Natural Sciences Department

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Supplemental Instruction Expands to Support More Students

Silvia Reyes, HEO Associate Director, Title V Grant Supplemental Instruction (SI) at Hostos is designed to help students learn how to learn and become an independent and self-directed learner with the assistance of a peer leader. Facilitation techniques such as

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