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The 2014 LaGuardia Publishing Reception

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 Posted in Future of Education, LaGuardia, New Media, Publications & Presentations, Technology | No Comments »

President Gail Mellow holds a publishing reception every year to acknowledge faculty at LaGuardia Community College for their academic and creative accomplishments. Once again I was happy to be counted among the scholars from the Humanities Department. The main article ...

#tweetMyClass: Social Media for the Classroom

Sunday, December 8th, 2013 Posted in CUNY - SPS, Digital Video, Future of Education, LaGuardia, New Media, Publications & Presentations, Technology | No Comments »

I was recently part of a panel discussion at the 2013 CUNY Information Technology Conference on the academic uses of social media. The presentation included short introductions, followed by a roundtable discussion, in which the educators on the panel examined ...

I feel numb

Friday, November 22nd, 2013 Posted in LaGuardia, Lifestyle, Publications & Presentations | No Comments »

I haven't told many people but exactly two weeks ago I received news that my college has decided to award me tenure. I haven't spoken much about it because I keep waiting for the feeling of elation that some of ...

Digital Directive: The NY Observer Interview

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 Posted in CUNY - SPS, Future of Education, New Media, Publications & Presentations, Tech Job Scene, Tech Training, Technology | No Comments »

A few months back I was questioned by a writer from the New York Observer on my role as the Academic Director of the Communication and Media program at the CUNY School of Professional Studies (SPS). The writer was interested ...

Digital Scholarship Revisited

Monday, November 4th, 2013 Posted in CUNY - SPS, Future of Education, LaGuardia, New Media, Publications & Presentations, Technology | No Comments »

Today I attended a presentation by Professor Kathleen Fitzpatrick on the role that open access and new forms of peer review will play on the future of scholarly communication. Professor Fitzpatrick is Director of Scholarly Communication at the Modern Language ...

The Joy of it all

Sunday, August 18th, 2013 Posted in politics, Publications & Presentations | No Comments »

Yesterday I was interviewed by Joy-Ann Reid, the managing editor of TheGrio.com and an on-air contributor on MSNBC. Ms. Reid is also a political columnist for the Miami Herald and editor of the political blog, The Reid Report. She is ...

New York Cine Interview: The Wolverine

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 Posted in Comics and Sci-Fi, Entertainment, New York Cine Radio, Publications & Presentations | No Comments »

I was interviewed on the New York Cine Radio podcast again. It was the fifth appearance on the show and this time I was asked to give my take on the new Marvel Comic inspired movie. I had to Skype ...

Game Changers: The Community College Journal Interview

Saturday, July 27th, 2013 Posted in CUNY - SPS, Future of Education, LaGuardia, New Media, Publications & Presentations, Tech Job Scene, Technology | No Comments »

I had been so busy toward the end of the semester that I had forgotten that a few months backĀ I was interviewed on the curriculum changes that I had put in place for the LaGuardia New Media Technology program. Steve ...

New Media PPR Presentation

Monday, May 27th, 2013 Posted in Future of Education, LaGuardia, Lifestyle, New Media, Publications & Presentations, Tech Training, Technology | No Comments »

As I mentioned in an earlier post, every five to seven years academic degree programs in the CUNY system have to undergo a process called a Periodic Program Review (PPR). Because I am the sole full time faculty member for ...

He changed the conditions of the test!

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 Posted in Comics and Sci-Fi, Entertainment, Lifestyle, New York Cine Radio, Publications & Presentations | No Comments »

Once again I was interviewed by the team over at New York Cine on topics related to technology and pop culture. This time out I was asked to specifically talk about the new film by director JJ Abrams, "Star Trek: ...