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University Stevens said one thing really
caught his eye when considering Mabry for
the history professor position at Dutchess.
"Jim started his teaching career in the New
York City public schools, and that did it for
me," said Stevens. Having also taught in the
NYC public schools, he knew Mabry could
relate to students from a wide variety of
backgrounds and economic circumstances.
of higher education that is open to all and
build pathways to success for everyone who
walks through our doors."
At the conclusion of his remarks,
President Mabry pledged to "maintain a
relentless focus on serving our students so
that each and every one will have the best
chance possible to transform their lives
through education."
commitment to environmental sustainability,
and were donated by Wyndmere Landscaping.
During the post-event reception, held in
the Bedford Campus Center, Dr. Shouan Pan,
President of Mesa Community College, in
Mesa, Ariz. where Mabry served as Vice
President of Academic Affairs before coming
to Middlesex gave a preview of what the
college community can expect from
Kathy Register
Dr. James C. Mabry
Well wishes (clockwise from top right): Inauguration Speaker George Stevens; with
wife Judith and State Rep. Rady Mom; UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacqueline Moloney;
Trustees Interim Chairman James Hicks.
After the ceremony (clockwise from right): President Mabry with wife Judith
and their daughters; plaque marking the tree planted in his honor;
Middlesex Community College medallion.