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Music faculty
Richard Chowenhill
's recent composition for erhu, pipa,
yangqin and guzheng was premiered in November by the ensemble
Music from China at Brandeis University.
Music/business faculty
James Grenier
teamed up with
Peter Shea
Director of Professional Development, to present "Using Immersive
Environments to Connect Global Language Learners" at a virtual
Global Education conference in November.
Matthew Olson
, Dean of Humanities & Social Sciences,
Dona Cady
Dean of Global Education, and
Carina Self
, Assistant Dean of Social
Sciences & Service-Learning, presented "Conversations on the
Bridge: The Bridging Cultures Project at Middlesex Community
College" at AAC&U's Global Learning Conference in Providence,
R.I., in October.
Music faculty
Adam Levin
's album, "Naxos
Release, 21st Century Spanish Guitar," was
named one of Music Web International's top
10 classical albums of 2013.
English Professor
Jill Keller
published a humor book. Titled "It's OK
Mom; Just Take Deep Breaths" (Fall 2013,
Biblio Publishing), the book is a memoir that
looks at the funny and not-so-funny aspects
of working life and raising kids.
Assistant Professor of Fashion
presented "Beats, Hippies & Punks:
Exploring the Do-It-Yourself Movement
from Past to Present" at the Fashion: Now
and Then Meaning, Media and Mode
conference in New York City in October.
Philip Sisson
, Provost & Vice President for Academic & Student
Affairs, and
Kimberly Burns
, Associate Dean for K-16 Partnerships,
presented "Early College High School Partnerships: A Strategy for
Student Success" at the Fourth Annual New England Conference for
Student Success at UMass Amherst, along with Northern Essex Com-
munity College colleagues Ellen Grondine and Lori Weir, in October.
Jennifer Aradhya
, Director of Marketing Communications, and
Kathy Register
, Senior Writer/Editor, recently presented a workshop
on "Digital Asset Management" at the District 1 Conference of the
National Council for Marketing and Public Relations, the premiere
organization for two-year college communications professionals.
Middlesex was also awarded 10 Medallion Awards gold, silver
and bronze for outstanding marketing and design work during
the conference, which was held in Mystic, Conn.
English Professor
Katherine M. DiMarca
recently presented "Off
the Page, Onto the Classroom State: Discoveries Through Play
with Text and Language" at the CUNY Games Festival conference
in New York.
Ruth Clark
, Coordinator of MCC's Links Program, presented
Kirsten Daigneault
, Director of the Future Focus Program at
Quinsigamond Community College, at the Correctional Education
Association 52nd Region 1 Annual Conference in Falmouth, in May.
English Professor
Marilyn Black
"A Thousand Words" (April 2013, Biblio
Publishing). The plot includes campus thefts,
hacking into college websites, and the bizarre
behavior of campus faculty.