Patrick Cook Author Patrick Cook is the Executive Director of Public Affairs at Middlesex Community College. A graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Lowell, Pat began his career as a police reporter with the Lowell Sun newspaper. He later worked as the Communications Director for the Lowell Police Department and as U.S. Congressman Marty Meehan’s District Director prior to joining the team at MCC. Pat lives in Lowell with his wife and two children. Brenda Loucks Editor Brenda is MCC’s Dean of College Communications, having worked in the Office of Marketing & Publications since 1994. She has a bachelor’s degree in English from Salve Regina University and a master’s degree in School Information Services from Rowan University. The recipient of many publications awards, Brenda was named 2006 Communicator of the Year by the National Council of Marketing & Public Relations. Jennifer Aradhya Art Director Jennifer is MCC’s Assistant Dean of College Communications. She holds a Master of Science in Applied Communication from Fitchburg State College and a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design from Bridgewater State College. Jennifer is the recipient of many national graphic design awards.