Bristol Community College

Bristol Community College
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Faculty and Staff Accomplishments

Each school year BCC's faculty and staff attend professional seminars and activities to enhance their ability to teach and perform their duties to their fullest. Below is a list of the activities that they have attended in the past school year.


Humanities and Education
Keith Thibault Conference of the Alliance for Community Media Pittsburgh, PA
Ravitha Amarasingham, Melissa Cardelli Several planning meetings throughout the summer held at SelfHelp Inc. to work with 15 other agencies to submit an RFP as a partner member of the Region V consortium to the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (DEEC). Avon, MA
Keith Thibault Northeast Region of the Alliance for Community Media Meeting. Shrewsbury, MA
Jose Costa Brown University conference on "Literature and Ethnicity" with authors Frank Gaspar and Anthony de Sa Providence, RI
Debra Anderson The First Annual New England Conference for Student Success: Effective Strategies for Educating the Whole Student on October 7, 2010 at University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Amherst, MA
Jose Costa Book signing for Barnacle Love by Anthony de Sa. East Providence, RI
Melissa Cardelli, Ravitha Amarasingham Department of Early Education and Childcare/Southeast Early Educators Professional Partnership Region V (DEEP/SEEPP) Meeting Brockton, MA
Jose Costa The PALCUS 14th Annual Leadership Awards Gala at UMass/Dartmouth Dartmouth, MA
Jose Costa Presentation given by BCC Trustee Mr. Fernando Garcia on the project, Azorean Heritage Museum and Library and the BCC LusoCentro." " New Bedford
Denise DiMarzio Wrighting’ in the Community College Developmental Writing Lab at this year’s Learning Assistance Association of New England) Conference (LAANE) on at Green Bay Community College Portsmouth, NH
Ravitha Amarasingham Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration UMass Dartmouth
Ravitha Amarasingham, Melissa Cardelli CAYLE Institute to work on a State Professional Development system for the field of Early Childhood Education. Boston, MA
Melissa Cardelli Greater Fall River Children’s Museum Advisory Board meetings
Ravitha Amarasingham, Melissa Cardelli Department of Higher Education Transfer Compact Meeting at a workshop at UMASS. Shrewsbury, MA
Jose Costa Opening Reception of the "LAGOA" Gallery Fall River, MA
Keith Thibault Northeast Region of the Alliance for Community Media as a member of the organization’s Board of Directors. Ogunquit, ME
Ravitha Amarasingham Early Education and Care Preschool Guidelines and Core Competencies Train the Trainer . University of Massachusetts Boston
Michael Geary Workshop entitled "Romeo & Juliet: Rethinking How We Teach Canonical Texts through Writing". The workshop was part of an ongoing series of Curriculum Conversations coordinated by the Institute for Writing & Thinking. Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Michael Geary Conference on College Composition Atlanta, GA
Melissa Cardelli Children’s Museum of Greater Fall River Board Meeting
Farah Habib Johnson & Wales Cassola Conference on Teaching Communications
Keith Thibault Meeting of community media professionals New Bedford
Jose Costa Reception and conference at the Casa dos AÁores (CANI) Fall River, MA
Melissa Cardelli Children’s Museum of Greater Fall River Board Meeting
Jose Costa Reception for Azorean Band "Rock4U" at Rosinha’s Restaurant Pawtucket, RI
Holly Pappas Workshop on Course Redesign at Pearson's offices in Boston focusing on on incorporating their products "Mywritinglab" and "Mycomplab" both of which she is going to try out for summer and fall. Boston, MA

Behavioral and Social Sciences
Fred Rocco Web conference with Massachusetts Health Institute to explore potential student recruitment opportunities for the HIT grant.
John Caressimo American Culinary Federation (ACF) Board of Director’s Meeting
Gloria Cabral Hands-on sushi demonstration at Johnson and Wales University presented by the American Culinary Federation
Carol Garand Business dinner meeting with colleagues from Rhode Island colleges and universities.
John Caressimo ACF Board of Director’s Meeting/Conference
John Caressimo American Culinary Federation Board of Director’s Meeting
Phyllis Wentworth Eastern Psychological Association Meeting
Gloria Cabral, Suzanne St. Amour Boston Seafood and International Hotel Restaurant Show Boston, MA
Gloria Cabral Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School Advisory Board Meeting New Bedford, MA
Gloria Cabral Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School Advisory Board Meeting
Rebecca Clark Meeting of the Self-Sufficiency Coalition Attleboro

Business and Information Management
Phoebe Blackburn Citizens for Citizens 45th Anniversary Event.
Phoebe Blackburn, Cecil Leonard Annual meeting of the Rhode Island Association of Accounting Professors
Carol Martin Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School Advisory Committee meeting.
Phoebe Blackburn Taunton/Attleboro Chamber of Commerce Business Expo
Cecil Leonard Fall River Travel and Tourism Roundtable
Phoebe Blackburn, Cecil Leonard Rhode Island Association of Accounting Professors (RIAAP) Conference
Phoebe Blackburn CONNECT Economic Summit Kingston, MA
William Berardi Vision Project meeting at Mt. Holyoke Community College South Hadley, MA
Samad Adams Conference on Accounting Technology—Creating the Future in Accounting" San Diego, CA
Bill Berardi, Marianne Taylor Along with members of Middlesex Community College, traveled to Morocco to assess the needs of two colleges (2-year colleges _ Ecole Normal Superieure de l’Enseignement Technique de Rabat and Ecole Normale Superieure de l’Enseignement Technique de Mohammadia) in establishing an entrepreneurship curriculum. The project is funded through a Higher Education for Development (HED) grant. Morocco
Silvino Ferreira Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School Advisory Board Meeting New Bedford, MA
Igor Kholodov 14th Annual Family Law Conference Boston, MA
IgorKholodov Scientific Evidence class at the UMass Dartmouth School of Law, taught by Tom Workman, a globally recognized Computer Forensic Expert and practicing attorney. UMass Dartmouth
Igor Kholodov The Computer Forensics Show for Law Enforcement, Criminal Prosecutors and Financial Industries New York, NY
Rose Ferro CIS conference on web development: An Event Apart. Boston, MA
Priscilla Grocer, Bill Berardi, Jeanne Girard Meeting on Entrepreneur and Technology that was sponsored by BATEC. UMass Boston
Priscilla Grocer, Ralph Sanford CIS Day UMass Dartmouth
Carol Garand Gathering at Citizens for Citizens, Inc. for Michael DeSimone from the IRS and all of the BCC and CFC volunteers who participated in the VITA program.
Bill Berardi, Rose Ferro Along with two students, Grant Gisherman (BCC SIFE team President), and Tim Machado (BCC SIFE team Vice President), attended the Regional SIFE Competition New York, NY
Carol Martin Awards Banquet for students of Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School which took place at White’s of Westport Westport, MA

Health Sciences
Joy Rose American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Faculty Development and Educational Development Institute New Orleans, LA
Nancy Evans Web conference on June 29, 2010 given by The Carnegie Foundation entitled Educating Nursing and Physicians: Towards New Horizon.
Patricia Dent Web conference of the Massachusetts Health Institute _ Workforce Development Ad Hoc Committee _ a division of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative.
Patricia Dent Web conference with Massachusetts Health Institute to explore potential student recruitment opportunities for the HIT grant.
Marie Marshall, Kristine Bourgeois Workshop on development examination questions that are multiple choice, valid and reliable to assess clinical judgment.
Sharon Tilton, Lisa Wright, Janice Velozo, Rachel Rebello, Patricia Dent eHealthcare curriculum development workshop held at Roger Williams University Bristol, RI
Joy Rose, Denise Andrade Curriculum Development and Program Training meeting sponsored by the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information. (ONC) for Health Information. Portland, OR
Trisha Cloutier National Symposium entitled "RDH Under One Roof" Orlando, Florida
Joanne Clancy TalEval Computerized Grading" sponsored by Dental Hygiene Methods of Education
Nancy Evans Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching "Educating Nurses and Physicians: Toward New Horizons"
Sharon Pero Continuing education programs: CDC Adult  Immunization Update; COCA call re: Electronic Health Records; Current Issues in Immunization; Educating Nurses webinar; and CDC  Immunization Update for 2010-2011.
Paulette Howarth Massachusetts Teacher Association’s Annual Meeting Williamstown, MA
Joy Rose American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Assembly on Education and Faculty Development Institute New Orleans, LA
Joy Rose Curriculum Development Conference for the ARRA HITECH Grant. Portland, OR
Donna Ayala, Irene Lang National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) Invitational sponsored by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN). Atlanta, George
Lisa Wright National Conference for the American Association for Medical Assistants Lake Buena Vista, FL
Debra St. George Hospital Response to Chemical Emergencies Workshop presented by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Fall River
Joanne Clancy Massachusetts Dental Hygienists’ Annual Meeting "Public Health Dental Hygiene Symposium".
Debra St. George Board of Directors meeting for the Northeast Association for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (NACMID) Methuen, MA
Lisa Wright Medical Assisting Educational Review Board (MAERB) accreditation surveyor workshop.
Joy Rose Massachusetts Health Information Management Association Fall Conferences
Kristine Bishop Chapman Advisory Committee Meeting for the Dental Assisting Program at Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School Fall River, MA
Marie Marshall, Nancy Evans Massachusetts Rhode Island League for Nursing Associate Degree Nursing Program Committee meeting Quinsigamond Community College
Lisa Wright Medical Assisting Educator Conference Canton, MA
Nancy Evans Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (BORN) new nursing administrator orientation meeting. Boston, MA
Diana Rice, Connie Messier Conference titled Sensory Integration and Self-Regulation in Infants and Preschool Children" presented by Marie Anzalone
Nancy Evans 100 Year celebration/conference of the MA BORN Entitled Celebrating the Past UMass Medical School
Cynthia Brenner, Susan Higgins 8th Annual Cognitive Symposium "Linking Evidence with Practice" Philadelphia, PA
Patricia Dent Panel presenter and attendee at 10th annual Workforce Summit for the Massachusetts Hospital Association
Lynne Byers 147th Annual Meeting of the New England Dental Society Waltham, MA
Nancy Evans Diman Regional School of Practical Nursing Advisory Board meeting Fall River, MA
Trisha Cloutier, Kristine Bishop Chapman Rhode Island Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Continuing Education Brunch
Lynne Byers, Kristine Bishop Chapman, Trisha Cloutier, Bonnie Wolfe-Collins, April Lavoie, Suzanne Parent, Joanne Clancy, Mitchell Block, Les Prasad, and James Goff Continuing Education Program presented by BCC Dental Hygiene Alumni Association in conjunction with BCC Dental Hygiene Program entitled "Caries Intervention: Infectious Disease or Infectious Smile"
Patricia Dent, Joy Rose Community College Consortium (CCC) meeting of the Region E recipients at Tidewater Community College. Virginia Beach, VA
Joanne Clancy Dental Hygiene Board Review presented by Dental Hygiene Seminars, Inc.
Debra St. George Lecture entitled Where Will Anthrax Hide Next? One Laboratory’s Approach To Dealing With An Outbreak sponsored by the Northeast Association for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (NACMID). Peabody, MA
Joanne Clancy 4th Annual Esther Wilkins Symposium
Lynne Byers, Kristine Bishop Chapman, Trisha Cloutier, April Lavoie, Joyce Moore, Debra Cabral, Bonnie Wolfe-Collins, Mitchell Block, Pat Dent Student Table Clinics sponsored by the BCC Dental Hygiene Program and the BCC Dental Hygiene Alumni Association.
Debra St. George Board of Directors Meeting for Northeast Association for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (NACMID) Methuen, MA
Joy Rose Massachusetts Health Information Management Association (MaHIMA) winter meeting.
Kristine Bishop Chapman Annual Session of the North East Regional Board of Dental Examiners Orlando, FL
Kristine Bishop Chapman, Lynne Byers, Joanne Clancy, Trish Cloutier, Debra Cabral, Pamela Colaneri, April Lavoie, Bonnie Wolfe Collins Yankee Dental Congress Boston, MA
Cynthia Brenner Rehabilitation Technology Symposium, A Showcase of Advanced Rehab Technology for the Therapy Professionals of Tomorrow" Boston University
Debra St. George, Paulette Howarth, Alan Ventetuolo Lecture presented by Dr. Dan Riskin, the host of The Monster Inside Me, a show on Animal Planet that presents parasitology case studies. The title of the lecture was Attracting People to Things that Repulse Them."" Massachusetts State Public Health Laboratory
Debra St. George Board of Directors’ meeting of the Northeast Association for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (NACMID)
Debra St. George Disruptive to Dangerous: Managing Difficult Behavior in Higher Ed Webinar
Debra St. George Presentation: "Our Offices of Disability Services: Your Partner in Student Success" BCC
Debra St. George, Nancy Evans Dept. Chair Leadership Institute "The Most Important Things You Need to Know (and Do) as a Department Chair" Webinar
Sharon Pero, Patricia Schryver, Donna Ayala, Renee Cardinal CITE Lab presentation on I> Clicker technology in the classroom.
Vicki Revier Speech Recognition with MAA 203 Advanced Transcription students Webinar
Debra Cabral Dental Implant Mini Residency full day program Webinar
Lynne Byers, Debra Cabral, Kristine Bishop Chapman, Trisha Cloutier, Joyce Moore, Les Prasad, Bonnie Wolfe Collins Presentation: "The Treatment and Management of Sleep Apnea"
Trisha Cloutier RI Dental Association Continuing Education course "Common (and Some Not So Common) Oral Medicine Conditions"
Lynne Byers Completed a course sponsored by the American Dental Association "Informed Consent and Record Keeping"
Lynne Byers, Kristine Bishop Chapman, Joanne Clancy, Debra Cabral, Joyce Moore, Bonnie Wolfe Collins Presentation on "Fluoride Therapy and Oral Disease Management"
Kristine Bishop Chapman, Trisha Cloutier, Joyce Moore, Pamela Colaneri, April Lavoie, Arlene Alves, Suzanne Parent BCC Dental Hygiene Alumni Association Annual Brunch
Trisha Cloutier, Kristine Bishop Chapman, Joyce Moore, Joanne Clancy, Bonnie Wolfe Collins, Debra Cabral Presentation on "Brush, Floss and Rinse for Optimal Oral Health"
Debra St. George Board of Directors meeting of the Northeast Association for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (NACMID)
Debra St. George Board of Directors Meeting for the Northeast Association for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (NACMID) Methuen, MA
Suzanne Parent Continuing education program on "In-Office Whitening Procedures" sponsored by the Southeastern Massachusetts Dental Hygienists’ Association
Vicki Revier, Eloine Vieira Massachusetts Business Educators of American (MBEA) Conference for high school and community college faculty. Natick, MA
Adeola Olumuyiwa Simulation in Healthcare: Where No One Has Gone Before Conference given by Drexel University Florida
Nancy Evans, Marie Marshall National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) Self Study Forum 2011 Conference Atlanta, GA
Patricia Dent, Bonnie Warner, Joy Rose Region E Grant Conference at Tidewater Community College Virginia Beach, VA
Patricia Dent Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School Advisory Board Meeting New Bedford, MA
Melane Paranzino, Nancy Moxon, Irene Lang, Adeola Olumuyiwa, Patricia Schryver, Nancy Evans, Marion Tammaro, Marci McNicol, Sharon Pero and Debra Quenga Massachusetts/Rhode Island League for Nursing 2011 Annual Meeting: "Moving Forward Infusing Competencies into Curriculum."
Debra St. George, Paulette Howarth 63rd American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science of Central New England Annual Convention Providence, RI
Joy Rose, Marie Kacmarsky The Six New England State Health Information Management Association Meeting Mohegan Sun Resosrt
Nancy Evans Associate Degree/Diploma meeting at the MARILN AD/DP Committee meeting held at Atlantic Union South Lancaster, MA
April Lavoie, Joyce Moore Continuing education program on Public Health Dental Hygiene." Topics included Medical Emergencies
Lynne Byers, Kristine Bishop Chapman, Trisha Cloutier, Joanne Clancy, Debra Cabral, Joyce Moore, and Bonnie Wolfe Collins Presentation by Dr. Les Prasad and Karla Masiello, RDH on The Role of the RDH in Cosmetic Dentistry.""
Lynne Byers Continuing education course in "Invisalign: Clear Essentials"
Trisha Cloutier Continuing education course Emotional Intelligence: The Science Behind Success" that was presented by Bruce Christopher
Lynne Byers Esthetic Dentistry: Keys to Success" presented by Gerard Kugel
Bonnie Wolfe Collins Continuing education program where topics included "Radiographic Techniques: From Analog to Digital" and "Dental Pulp Stem Cells." The courses were sponsored by the Rhode Island Dental Hygienists’ Association.
Kristine Bishop Chapman North East Regional Board of Dental Hygiene Examinations at Lincoln College of New England Connecticut
Lisa Wright Educator’s Conference sponsored by Cengage Learning Albany, New York

Mathematics, Science and Engineering
June Chen Seminar/Workshop on the TI-Inspire Massasoit Community College
Jim Corvan Sustainable Agriculture Workshop Vermont
Jim Corven Northeast Organic Farmers Association (NOFA) Summer Conference UMass, Amherst
Adrienne Foster, Ann Marie Gomes, Jackie Mbugua, Jan Stone Universal Design for Learning" Cells at Springfield Technical Community College in Springfield Springfield, MA
Ann Marie Gomes New England Division Leadership Summit of the American Cancer Society
Meghan Abella-Bowen MATE ITEST Regional Coordinator’s Conference Seattle, WA
Jacqueline Mbugua, Mary True Course Redesign Workshop sponsored by Pearson Higher Education at the Hoagland Pincus Conference Center of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Shrewsbury, MA
David Henry American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges
Bob Rak Open House and tour at the Dominion Energy’s Brayton Point Power Station to tour the new twin cooling towers. Somerset, MA
Anthony Ucci, Bob Rak, Meghan Abella-Bowen American Association of Community Colleges/National Science Foundation Principal Investigators Conference. Washington, DC
Mary Cass NSF Mill Project 2 Workshop Detroit, MI
Mary True, Meghan Abella-Bowen Marine Technology Society Meeting at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Wood’s Hole
David Henry, Susan McCourt, Greg Sethares American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC) Annual Conference Boston, MA
Greg Sethares Presenter and attendee -- CONNECT Math Workshop at the American Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC) Conference. Boston, MA
Anthony Ucci 2011 Clean Energy Workforce Education Conference Saratoga Springs, NY
Susan McCourt International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics.
Amanda Pedersen, Mary Rapien, David True, Mary True, Kelemu Woldegiorgis Workshop sponsored by Pearson on their "Mastering" platform.
Meghan Abella-Bowen Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School Advisory Board Meeting New Bedford, MA
Meghan Abella-Bowen Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School Advisory Board Meeting
David Henry, Susan McCourt, June Chen, Greg Sethares The New England Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges Conference

Developmental Education
Diane Desmarais Mandatory Department of Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Directors’ Conference.
Ron Weisberger Rally in Support of Public Higher Education held at the State House sponsored by the state-wide group PHENOM Boston, MA
Ron Weisberger First Annual Conference on Student Success held at the University of Massachusetts. Amherst
Sarah Morrell New England Educational Opportunity Association (NEOA) training. Mt. Wachusett Community College
Diane Desmarais National College Transition Network Conference
Liz McDonald Conversations with Colleges Regarding Reading
Linda Gautie Math in Context: Healthcare Workshop presented by SABES
Pat Weisberger, Liz McDonald EdTech Day Bridgewater State University
Liz McDonald, Patricia Weisberger PERSIST conference on retention and success of college students. Suffolk University
Liz McDonald, Patricia Weisberger PERSIST Conference for Student Success in Higher Education Suffolk University
Ronald Weisberger, JP Nadeau Annual Conference of College Composition and Communication Atlanta, GA
Ronald Weisberger Annual Conference of the New England Peer Tutoring Association (NEPTA) at Providence College. Providence, RI
Alice Wilson New England Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges Conference Cape Cod
Ron Weisberger Annual Higher Education Conference of the National Education Association Boston, MA

Attleboro Center
Kathy Garganta United Regional Chamber of Commerce Board
Kathy Garganta Taunton Public School/BCC Literacy Community Partnership Meeting
Kathy Garganta Taunton Economic and Community Development Meeting
Kathy Garganta Taunton Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event
Kathy Garganta Southeastern Regional Planning & Economic Development District (SRPEDD) Transportation Conference
Kathy Garganta, Laurie Pieroni Massachusetts Conference for Women Boston, MA
Lauren Vander Zanden New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) winter meeting Tufts University
Rebecca Clark Hosted a table, highlighting the Civic Engagement Program at BCC at the MASS Campus Compact Showcase at UMASS Boston. Boston, MA

Central Academic Administration
Michael Vieira CONNECT Summer of Science @ Mass Maritime Buzzards Bay, MA
Michael Vieira MaCIE Meeting at UMass Medical School Worcester, MA
Michael Vieira Copyright Policy Subcommittee Meeting Quinsigamond Community College
Michael Vieira CONNECT CAO Meeting at Bridgewater State University Bridgewater, MA
Michael Vieira Advanced Manufacturing Initiative Meeting at Bridgewater State University Bridgewater, MA
Michael Vieira CONNECT Southeastern Massachusetts Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Network Meeting Attleboro, MA
Michael Vieira Credit for Life Fair at Durfee High School Fall River, MA
Sarah Garrett, Michael Vieira LAUNCH Innovation and Invention Conference Attleboro, MA
Sarah Garrett 2011 AACC Conference New Orleans, LA
Michael Vieira Civic Engagement Summit UMass Dartmouth
Michael Vieira Title III 2011 Project Directors’ Meeting Washington, DC
Michael Vieira 2011 Project Directors’ Conference Washington, DC
Michael Vieira Dual Enrollment Advisory Team Meeting at Framingham State Framingham, MA
Michael Vieira Advancing a Massachusetts Culture of Assessment (AMCOA) Meeting at Framingham State Framingham, MA

Co-operative Education
Peg Curro, Debra Lyne CSO database training roundtable that was held at Rhode Island College. Providence, RI
Peg Curro New England Association for cooperative Education and Field Experience Board of Directors Meeting. Newport, RI
Peg Curro Massachusetts Community Colleges Experiential Education Committee Quinsigamond Community College
Peg Curro Annual SouthCoast Mentoring Initiative for Learning, Education and Service (SMILES) Meeting and breakfast.
Peg Curro Meeting of the MCC Executive Office Experiential Education Committee Quinsigamond Community College
Peg Curro, Zelia LaGarde, Kristin Almeida Greater New Bedford Workforce Investment Board Youth Council Meeting
Peg Curro Massachusetts Community Colleges Experiential Education Committee Meeting Quinsigamond Community College
Nicole Heaney, Holly FitzGerald 34th Annual New England Association for Cooperative Education and Field Experience (NEACEFE) Conference Newport, RI
Peg Curro, David Henry Massachusetts Council for International Education Annual Conference Worcester State University
Kristin Almeida, Zelia LaGarde 124th Annual Meeting of New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce Acushnet, MA
Peg Curro New England Association for Cooperative Education and Field Experience Board Meeting Brandeis University
Peg Curro Massachusetts Community Colleges Experiential Education meeting Quinsigamond Community College
Peg Curro New England Association for Cooperative Education and Field Experience Web Design Committee meeting at Bristol Community College Fall River, MA
Kristin Almeida, Zelia LaGarde Mayor’s State of the City Luncheon at Caf_ Funchal New Bedford, MA
Kristin Almeida,Zelia LeGarde Connecting Activities (CA) Leadership Forum, Worcester Technical High School Worcester, MA
Kristin Almeida, Zelia LaGarde Southcoast Hospitals Group 11th Annual School to Career Breakfast Meeting

eHealthCareers
Tahais Real-Martins 2011 NERCOMP Conference Providence, RI
Luis Rosa Seminar on Medical Coding Massasoit Community College
Tahais Real-Martins Technology and Teaching 2011 Conference UMass Dartmouth
Tahais Real-Martins, Lara Akinyemi Pearson Course Redesign Workshop for Online Tools

eLearning
April Bellafiore UMass Online Instructional Technical Seminar: Professor James Dalziel presented on learning design
April Bellafiore UMass Online Instructional Technical Seminar: Michael Feldstein presentation on personal learning environments
April Bellafiore, Andrew Hinote, Diane Forand 2011 NERCOMP Conference at the Rhode Island Convention Center. Providence, RI
Diane Forand, Andrew Hinote Presentation entitled Teaching Enhanced Learning: Opportunities and Challenges UMass Dartmouth
April Bellafiore, Diane Forand, Andrew Hinote 2011 NERCOMP Conference Providence, RI
April Bellafiore UMass Online on the regulation of out-of-state distance learning programs

Lash Center for Teaching and Learning
Elaine Previte, Karl Schnapp Innovative Pedagogy and Course Redesign Conference at Fairfield University Fairfield, CT
Elaine Previte, Karl Schnapp New England Educational Assessment Network (NEEAN) Summer Institute at Keene State College Keene, NH
Elaine Previte CONNECT Math meeting
Elaine Previte Community College Leadership Academy Pittsfield, MA
Elaine Previte Using Your Hair to Understand Descriptive Statistics Webinar
Elaine Previte American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC) Annual Conference Boston, MA
Elaine Previte Community College Leadership Academy Northern Essex Community College
Elaine Previte CCLA Session Greenfield Community College
Elaine Previte CCLA Session Springfield Technical Community College
Elaine Previte CCLA Meeting Fall River, MA
Elaine Previte, Karl Schnapp Professional Development Alliance Meeting Quinsigamond Community College
Karl Schnapp Make Clickers Work for You: Writign Great Questions and Generating Effective Discussions and "Introduction to Connect Writing" Webinars
Elaine Previte Community College Leadership Academy (CCLA) Meeting at Middlesex Community College Lowell, MA
Elaine Previte New England Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges (NEMATYC) Spring Conference at Cape Cod Community College
Karl Schnapp Course redesign workshop sponsored by Pearson Publishing Boston, MA
Karl Schnapp Three webinars: Speaking About Composition
Elaine Previte Monthly CCLA Meeting at Quinsigamond Community College Worcester, MA
Elaine Previte CONNECT Math Seminar Fall River, MA
Elaine Previte Texas Instruments Workshop Worcester, MA
Elaine Previte Spring New England Faculty Development Consortium (NEFDC) Conference

Learning Resources Center
Bob Rezendes SAILS Circulation Users Group Meeting Middleboro, MA
Bob Rezendes SEMLS Membership Meeting Lakeville, MA
James Emond New England Library Instruction Group Orange, CT
Patty Hiscock SAILS Technical Services Meeting Middleboro,MA
Sai Chinnaswamy, Bob Rezendes MCCLPHEI Summer Conference Salem, MA
Bob Rezendes Handheld Librarian Conference Bunker Hill Community College
Gabriela Adler Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA) Summer Conference Williamstown, MA
Sai Chinnaswamy Massachusetts Commonwealth Consortium of Libraries in Public Higher Education Institutions (MCCLPHEI) Strategic Planning Meeting Boston, MA
Lauren Vander Zanden, Patty Hiscock Webinar "Collection Development Tools" workshop by Baker & Taylor
Sai Chinnaswamy Massachusetts Commonwealth Consortium of Libraries in Public Higher Education Institutions (MCCLPHEI) Strategic Planning & Executive Committee Meeting, Framingham State University Framingham, MA
Sai Chinnaswamy Massachusetts Commonwealth Consortium of Libraries in Public Higher Education Institutions (MCCLPHEI) Membership Meeting, Cape Cod Community College Cape Cod
Sai Chinnaswamy Massachusetts Commonwealth Consortium of Libraries in Public Higher Education Institutions (MCCLPHEI) Meeting with Legal Counsel Barnstable, MA
Gabriela Adler New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) Annual Meeting Bryant University
Sai Chinnaswamy MCCLPHEI Executive Board Meeting Amherst, MA
Sai Chinnaswamy MCCLPHEI Executive Board Meeting Fitchburg State University
Bob Rezendes Massachusetts Library System Annual Meeting at the College of the Holy Cross Worcester, MA
Gabriela Adler New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) Winter Meeting Rhode Island College
Lisa Richter ACRL/NEC 2011 (Association of College and Research Libraries) Conference Planning Committee, College of Holy Cross Worcester, MA
Gabriela Adler MCCC Professional Staff Committee Meeting Worcester, MA
Lauren Vander Zanden, Charlene Belcher, Raeshell Cook, Gabriela Adler, Sai Chinaswamy, Bob Rezendes, Maryellen Pettine, Melanie Johnson, Helena Brewer, Jim Emond, Patty Hiscock, Lisa Richter, Jim Smith, Monica Campos CONNECT Libraries: Common Grounds Professional Development Day Bridgewater State University
Lauren Vander Zanden Association of College and Research Libraries-University Libraries Section (ACRL-ULS) Technology Webinar Worcester, MA
Sai Chinnaswamy MCCLPHEI Executive Committee Meeting Fitchburg State University
Sai Chinnaswamy MCCLPHEI Membership Meeting at Roxbury Community College Boston, MA
Gabriela Adler MCCC Professional Staff Committee Meeting Worcester, MA
Lisa Richter CARL/NEC Conference Planning Committee Meeting, College of Holy Cross Worcester, MA
Lisa Richter Association of College and Research Libraries Online Course - Developing a Comprehensive Critical Thinking Curriculum
Patty Hiscock Gale Virtual Reference Library Webinar (online)
Gabriela Adler MCCC Classification Appeals Committee Worcester, MA
Sai Chinnaswamy MCCLPHEI Executive Board Meeting at Framingham State University Framingham, MA
Patty Hiscock World Cat Local Webinar (online)
Sai Chinnaswamy MCCLPHEI Membership Meeting Northern Essex Community College
Sai Chinnaswamy NERCOMP Conference- The Other Side of the Copyright Coin: Assessing Our Fair-Use Rights Norwood, MA
Patty Hiscock Connexion Client 2.3 Enhancements Webinar.
Lisa Richter Association of College and Research Libraries Conference Planning Committee meeting at Holy Cross Worcester, MA
Gabriela Adler MCCC Professional Staff Committee Worcester, MA

New Bedford
Tahais Real-Martins Attended "Scenario-Based e-Learning" Webinar
Tahais Real-Martins Campus Virtual Technology, a virtual conference at the CITE Lab.

Disability Services
Cindy Poore-Pariseau Webinar sponsored by "rethink Autism"; on How to Serve More Students on the Autism Spectrum with Shrinking Budgets.
Cindy Poore-Pariseau The Massachusetts Community College Service Providers (MCCDSP) Fall meeting. Holyoke Community College
Mohammed Kante 37th Annual Convention of Nation Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) St. Louis, MO
Cindy Poore-Pariseau Faculty Voice in Online Education: Enhancing Relationships Between Faculty and Students Webinar
Julie Jodoin-Krauzyk Annual Rhode Island Hearing Assessment Program’s Seminar entitled, Creating Positive Environments for Families of Children with Hearing Loss"." Warwick, RI

Student Engagement
Kathy Burns Community College Student Leadership Academy (CCSLA) Leadership Conference Gardner, MA
Kathy Burns The Annual Community College Student Leadership Association (CCSLA) conference with eight student leaders on at the Colonial Hotel. CCSLA is a tremendous networking opportunity as student leaders from all fifteen community colleges participate. Gardner, MA
Kathy Burns Professional development trainings "Disruptive to Dangerous: Managing Difficult Behavior in Higher Education," Webinar: "Student Handbooks in 2011: Top Tools to Minimize Your Campus Legal Liability," White Paper "Risk Management for Student Organization Advisors"
Kathy Burns Conference Planning Committee Meeting Mt. Wachusett Community College
Kathy Burns Civility Workshop: Disruptive to Dangerous: Managing Difficult Behavior in Higher Education"
Kathy Burns National Conference for Student Leadership Atlanta, GA

Upward Bound
Sarah Morrell Professional development workshop on Talent Search competitive grant proposal Chicago, IL
Sarah Morrell September Board of Directors Meeting of the Council for Opportunity in Education
Raksmey Pen, Harry Harootunian, Scott Paquette, Savonn San MEFA College Admissions training for TRIO Counselors at Holy Cross College. Worcester, MA
Harry Harootunian, Raksmey Pen, Savonn San, Scott Paquette Massachusetts Education Financing Authority (MEFA) Counselor Statewide Training at the College of the Holy Cross . Worcester, MA
Raksmey Pen Annual New England Student Leadership Conference. The three-day event enables Upward Bound students to polish leadership skills and practice effective community-related initiatives. Fairlee, VT
Raksmey Pen, Sarah Morrell Educational Talent Search Forum at the Mt. Wachusett Community College Devens, MA
Sarah Morrell, Harry Harootunian, Savonn San, Scott Paquette Annual MEOA Conference
Sarah Morrell US Department of Education Proposal Writing Information Session Boston, MA
Sarah Morrell Council for Opportunity in Education Proposal Writing Training Memphis, TN
Various staff members of Upward Bound and Educational Talent Search Federal grant competition Webinar sponsored by the Council for Opportunity in Education.
Harry Harootunian FAFSA/College Goal Sunday training meeting. Quinsigamond Community College
Sarah Morrell, Raksmey Pen Council for Opportunity in Education’s Annual Policy Seminar and the U.S. Department of Education’s Annual Relations with the Department Seminar Washington, DC
Raksmey Pen, Savonn San, Scott Paquette, Sarah Morrell, Vannak Pen, Lily Tso New England Educational Opportunity Association(NEOA) Conference Portland, ME
Raksmey Pen Mandatory Summer Food Service Program’s training administered by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Office of Nutrition, Health, and Safety Programs. Malden, MA

Various
Sarah Garrett, Michael Vieira, Susan Boissoneault, Lara Akinyemi, Sally Gabb, Ron Weisberger, Patricia Weisberger, Carolyn Michaud, Joanne Preston, Kathleen Foley-Perez, Theresa Romanovitch, Diana Yohe, Jean Myles, Joe Yasaian, Kathy Garganta, Marianne Taylor, Denise DiMarzio, Julie Jodoin, Lou Ann Falls, Paula Delaflor, Gerry Kavanaugh, Deborah Palumbo, Elaine Previte, Marie McIlwrath, Steve Ozug, David Tracy, Kristine Resendes, Diane Desmarais Developmental Education Conference @ Massasoit Community College Conference Center Brockton, MA
Ravitha Amarasingham, Nicole Hanflig, Maheen Namin, Michael Marks, Dana Mayhew, Susan McCourt, Bob Rezendes, Steve Rivard, Terri Romanovitch, Cindy Swanson, Sharon Tilton, Janice Velozo, Phyllis Wentworth Mass Colleges Online Conference
Catherine Adamowicz, Gabriela Adler, Debra Anderson, Betsy Kemper French, Mike Geary, Tom Grady, Jeanne Grandchamp, Farah Habib, Catherine Michaud, Holly Pappas, JP Nadeau, Howard Tinberg, Linda Mulready, Denise DiMarzio. 6th Annual CONNECT Composition Conference Cape Cod Community College
Elaine Previte, Katie Yates, Ben Baumann, Howard Tinberg, Ronald Weisberger, Debra Anderson New England Conference for Student Success at University of Massachusetts/Amherst. Amherst, MA
Kathy Garganta, Cecil Leonard, Phoebe Blackburn, Nicole Heaney, Bob Koohy SouthCoast Business Expo hosted by the New Bedford and Fall River Chamber of Commerce Westport, MA
Karl Schnapp, Ronald Weisberger, Chrisanne Souza, Michael Marks, Marcia McKee, Barry McKee, Elaine Previte Atlantic Learning Communities Conference West Hartford, CT
Joanne Petrasso, Patricia Carreiro Raposo, Debra St. George, Tahais Real-Martins, Nancy Evans, Debbie Palumbo, Rebecca Clark, Susan Souza-Mort, Elaine Previte, Ann Marie Gomes, Melanie Johnson, Melissa Hammond, Sally Cameron, Joni Gaudiello, Debbie Dziedzic Women’s Leadership Summit: Critical Skills to Advance Your Career Webinar Fall River, MA
Schnapp, Cindy Poore-Pariseau, Elaine Previte iPads and eReaders webinar
Marianne Taylor, Joseph Yasaian, Rhonda Gabovitch, Kelemu Woldegiorgis, Maureen Sowa, Mary Zahm, Karl Schnapp, Elaine Previte New England Educational Assessment Network (NEEAN) Conference at the College of the Holy Cross Worcester, MA
Karl Schnapp, Elaine Previte, Joe Yasaian, Marianne Taylor, Maureen Sowa, Mary Zahm, Kelemu Woldegiorgis New England Faculty Development Consortium (NEFDC) Fall Conference Worcester, MA
Michael Vieira, Peg Curro, David Henry MaCIE Conference at Worcester State College Worcester, MA
Elaine Previte, Peter Schuyler, J. Kirk Higham, Greg Sethares National Center for Academic Transformation Conference Orlando, FL
Elaine Previte, Rachel Rebello, Karl Schnapp, Marianne Taylor, Sharon Tilton, Janice Velozo, Michael Vieira New England Educational Assessment Network (NEEAN) at University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst, MA
Elaine Previte, Sarah Morrell, Michael Vieira, Maggie O'Brien, Greg Sethares, Diane Desmarais, Jean Myles, Erik Baumann, Tom Grady, Joyce Oster, Sally Gabb, Rodney Clark, Patricia Goltermann, Katie Yates, Kristin Kadlec, Debra Bacon, Michael Bensink, Kathy Garganta, Liz McDonald, John Sbrega, Patricia Weisberger, Marianne Taylor, Denise DiMarzio, JP Nadeau, Joseph Yasaian CONNECT College Readiness Conference Kingston, MA

Writing Center
Michael Geary Workshop on Shakespeare: "Rethinking How We Teach Canonical Text through Writing." Bard College
Michael Geary CCC Annual Convention All Our Relations: Contested Space Atlanta, George