Tag Archive | "HCC Faculty"

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A Cure for Blank Page Blues and First Draft Fuddles

Posted on 24 November 2015 by

HCC’s Writing Across the Curriculum Center welcomes all students to come for one-on-one tutoring appointments for help with any writing task. Literary analyses, APA research papers, arrest reports, internship application essays…tutors are happy to assist on practically anything with words. Beyond the center’s Lafayette locale lies its Beacon Hall annex in the second floor lounge, […] Continue Reading…

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Former NYC Business Consultant Now HCC Professor

Posted on 30 October 2015 by

Professors play a huge role when it comes to college education. Have you ever sat in your chair in the beginning of a new class and wondered who your professor is? Questions seem to run through your mind like: “Where are they from?”  Or, “What can they do to improve my learning?” On the first […] Continue Reading…

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Goodbye Car, Hello Parking Ticket!

Posted on 29 October 2015 by

Could the reason professors are coming late to class be because of their students?  Beverly Salzman, Lecturer of Psychology at Housatonic, thinks so.   New parking regulations allow security the permission and authority to have any student’s car that is parked in faculty parking towed. There have always been rules about student and faculty parking, […] Continue Reading…

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Professor Makes a Difference

Posted on 06 October 2015 by

When Professor Michael Amico teaches a lecture, you can hear in his voice that not only does he love what he’s doing but he’s proud of where he is. I’ve never met anyone who has so much energy at 8 a.m.. Amico came to class every day with a smile on his face and a […] Continue Reading…

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Theatre Presence

Posted on 06 October 2015 by

Geoffrey Sheehan is definitely a well-known  name around campus.  The thespian is coming into his seventeenth year teaching at Housatonic. The professor is a man of many classes; he teaches courses ranging from Shakespeare and Introduction to Theatre to English and Acting – a strong and passionate point we discussed was a point that many […] Continue Reading…

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Posted on 02 October 2015 by

The turkey was in the oven; skies were overcast, and the streets were eerily ominous on this Thanksgiving Day. Thunder was trapped inside the confines of the small dwelling, and the clanging of silverware hitting the floor made it a unique storm that would last until the end of time. Shots rang out and his […] Continue Reading…

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Let the Good Times Roll

Posted on 02 October 2015 by

Music has always been a way for people to express themselves in a particular shape or form, especially to young people. Whether it’s to get a certain message across, venting out about a problem going on in the world or in their life, or just trying to give the audience you’re performing for a good […] Continue Reading…

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Humans of Housatonic #10: “I Took My Wife’s Class…”

Posted on 07 May 2015 by

“I took my wife’s class. Everyone thought she would give me an easy A, but I had to work for it.” — Ed Bloom, General Studies More Humans of Housatonic here.  Learn about the Humans of Housatonic series here.   

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Don’t Stay in School: A Collective Response

Posted on 02 May 2015 by

When the long haired rapper known only as Dave, creator of BoyInABand.com, posted his music video, “Don’t Stay In School,” he was trying to cause discussion.  What Dave wasn’t prepared for, however, was just how big of a response he would get.  Although not actually encouraging students to drop out, the video raised the issue […] Continue Reading…

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The Best Classes on Campus

Posted on 28 April 2015 by

Housatonic offers over 50 programs for students to choose from. Some students may be switching majors or just have absolutely no idea which class to take next. This can be difficult when creating a schedule for the upcoming semester. An easy way to make this process a bit easier is to ask some fellow students […] Continue Reading…