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Current and Recent Fellows

2013-2014 Fellows

Professor Patty Blaser
Brookdale Community College

Professor Vanda Bozicevic
Bergen Community College

Professor Barry Freeman
Bergen Community College

Professor Nancy Halstead
Mercer County Community College

Professor Kelly Jackson
Camden County College

Professor John Nadig
Mercer County Community College

Professor Augustine Nigro
Atlantic Cape Community College

Professor Meimee Persau
County College of Morris

Professor Alane Poirier
Middlesex County College

Professor Marilyn Ryder
Brookdale Community College

Professor Steve Schwarz
Raritan Valley Community College

Professor Diane Trainor
Middlesex County College

Professor Anita Wright
Camden County College

   
   

2012-2013 Fellows

Professor W. Brian Altano
Bergen Community College
"Grammar Without the Teacher"

Professor Daine Grey
Middlesex County College
"The Power of Storytelling and its Potential as a Teaching Technique"

Professor Patti Hulsen
Raritan Valley Community College
"Bridging the Gap:  Math Concurrent Enrollment at RVCC"

Professor Saul Kelton
Middlesex County College
"A Defense of Grading on Attendance"

Professor Stephanie Natale-Boianelli
Atlantic Cape Community College
"Shattering Magic Mirrors:  The Uses of Folk and Fairy Tale Discourse in the Community College Classroom" 

Professor Kathryn Paluscio
Mercer County Community College
"Faculty Guerilla Advisement Techniques in Groups; The Supplement to College-Wide Ventures--A Performance Essay"

Professor Christine Pipitone-Herron
Raritan Valley Community College
"My Time in the Ivy League:  How a Year at Princeton University Renewed My Focus on the Community College Mission"

Professor Donna Richardson-Hall
Mercer County Community College
"Proposal for the Evaluation of a Computer-Based Reading Pilot at Mercer County Community College"

Professor Shirley Shields
Atlantic Cape Community College
"Goals and Challenges to Degree Completion for ESL Students at Atlantic Cape Community College"

Professor Daniel Zimmerman
Middlesex County College
"Uncrumpling the Map:  Using E-Prime for Invention and Clarity in Writing"

   
   

2011-2012 Fellows

Professor William Black
Raritan Valley Community College
"The Role of Community College in Promoting Financial Literacy:  A Proposed Model"

Professor Carol Friend
Mercer County Community College
"Pareto Optimization:  A Costs-Benefit Analysis of Grant Recipients in Community College"

Professor Christopher Gazzara
Burlington County College
"Prescriptivism and Composing Amid Current Social Media Praxis:  A Pedagogical Model"

Professor Michael Greenhouse
Middlesex County College
"Surmounting the Ordinary Through Friendship"

Professor Alex Idavoy
Brookdale Community College
"Keepin' it Reel:  Incorporating Authentic Audio Visual in the Foreign Language Classroom"

Professor Holly-Katherine Johnson
Mercer County Community College
"Contagion:  Viral Articles in Student Media"

Professor Barbara Seater
Raritan Valley Community College
"That Used to Be Us:  A Modest Proposal for Improving Higher Education and Preparing Students to be More Economically Competitive"

Professor Donna Vassallo
Atlantic Cape Community College
"Producing Graduates to Satisfy the Integrated Post-Secondary Education Data System (PEDS) Graduation Model - Have Community Colleges Compromised Their Comprehensive Mission?"

Professor Paula Williams
Bergen Community College
"Perceptions and Expectations for Distance Education in Community Colleges:  Closing the Gap Between Faculty/Administrators and Students"

   
   

2010-2011 Fellows

Professor John Atsu-Swanzy
Atlantic Cape Community College
"Students’ Achievement in Mathematics: Making the case for future Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) human capital development"

Professor Gerri Black
Atlantic Cape Community College
"Old World Meets New Media: Using Visual Communication in the College Classroom"

Professor Craig Coenen
Mercer County Community College
"The Benefits of an Athletic Program to a Two-Year College"

Professor Patrick Hughes
Camden County College
"Teaching Global Literacy: A Student-Centered Approach"

Professor Laura Knight
Mercer County Community College
"Improving Mercer County Community College’s New Student Orientation Program or How Do I Read My Schedule?”

Professor James Lawaich
Brookdale Community College
"Impact of the Lampitt Bill on Articulation for Associate Degrees in New Jersey"

Professor Reginald Luke
Middlesex County College
"The Challenges Faced by Mathematics Educators: Philosophical Considerations"

Professor Jared Saltzman
Bergen Community College
"Community Colleges - Three Categories of Assessment for Online Classes: Participation, Testing, and Attrition"

Professor Jorge Sarmiento
County College of Morris
"Finding Attractive Orbits in Chaotic Systems"

Professor Christine Webster
Camden County College
"Increasing Retention among Basic Skills Students"

   
   

2009-2010 Fellows and Seminar Papers

Professor Carol D. Bork
Mercer County Community College
"Teaching Literature in the Twenty First Century: Notes toward a Postmodern Pedagogy"

Professor Lucy Caruso Deane
Bergen Community College
"Experiential Learning or “Learning by Doing"
 
Professor Mary DeHart
Sussex County Community College
"Conceptualizing Infinity"
 
Professor Charles Di Domenico
Middlesex County College
"Going Back to First Principles: Keeping the Promise of the Community College Intact. The Error of Mass Remediation"
 
Professor Kaaren Finberg
Ocean County College
"The Role of Mathematics through the Growth of Civilization"
 
Professor Raymond Kalas
County College of Morris
Serving the Public Interest in the Digital Era: Exploring the Potential of Media, Government and Education to Affect Positive Change."
 
Professor Marilyn Malerba-Keiner
Atlantic Cape Community College 
"Academic Freedom 101"
     
Professor Cheryl Knowles-Harriagan
Atlantic Cape community College
"Towards Resolving the Gap for Students with Low Confidence and/or Poor Technology Skills"
 
Professor Janet M. Lansinger
Middlesex County College
"Nutrition and Student Success"
 
Professor Ljiljana Milojevic
Ocean County College
 
Professor Joseph Phillips
Warren County Community College
"Alligators and Pac-men: A Study on Mathematical Symbolic Association"
 
Professor Donald Reichman
Mercer County Community College
"An Interdisciplinary, Problem-Based Approach to the Foundation Curriculum"
   
   

2008-2009 Fellows and Seminar Papers

Professor Patricia Bernson
County College of Morris
"CCM Direct Accelerated Program – Evolution, Assessment, Plan for Future"

Professor Christina Cavage
Atlantic Cape Community College
"Teaching and Learning Language with Web 2.0" 

Professor Lynne DeCicco
Raritan Valley Community College
"A Discipline on the Edge: Women’s and Gender Studies and the Community College Mission"

Professor Gianna Durso-Finley
Mercer County Community College
"Using Universal Design to Enhance Student Learning"

Professor Ruth Feigenbaum
Bergen Community College
"Problem-Solving Strategies as a Tool to Improve Math Study Skills"

Professor Tina M. LaPlaca
Mercer County Community College
"Best Practices for Measuring Student Learning Outcomes in the Visual Arts"

Professor Maria Marshall
Middlesex County College
'Teaching Creativity"

Professor Iris Ramer
Middlesex County College
"The Poetry Project: Integrating Literature into the ESL Community College Classroom"

Professor Beth Snyder
Bergen Community College
"Teaching English Language Skills within the Framework of the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals"

Professor John Sullivan
Raritan Valley Community College
"There is More to a Community College than Courses!"

   
   

2007-2008 Fellows and Seminar Papers

Professor Francesco Ancona
Sussex County Community College
"What, if Anything, Should be Done about the Gender Gap
Enrollment Reversal in America’s Colleges and Universities?"
 
Professor Dan Aronson
Raritan Valley Community College                                       
"Parking across the Curriculum"
 
Professor Paul Bachmann
Middlesex County College                                                           
"Cultural Literacy and the Developmental Math Student"
 
Professor Mary Ellen Carr, Ocean County College
Professor Miriam McCarthy Dumville, Raritan Valley Community College                 
"A Collaborative Proposal for a Women’s Center"
 
Professor Leah A. Ghiradella
Middlesex County College                                          
"The Search for Community: Phi Theta Kappa "
 
Professor Marilyn Gilroy
Bergen Community College                                                           
"The Disconnect Between Newer Community College Faculty Members
and Their Senior Colleagues"
 
Professor Jennifer R. Hoheisel
Camden County College                                           
"Creating an Honors Program at the Community College"
 
Professor Maria Kasparova
Bergen Community College                                           
"Why Our Students Don’t Like to Write "
 
Professor Kay A. Klotzbach
Camden County College                                                           
"The State of the Visual Arts at Two-Year Colleges"
 
Professor Julie McWilliams
Sussex County Community College
"Sharpening the Edge: Changing the Criteria of Art Institutions"
 
Professor Debbie A. Meyer
Brookdale Community College                                       
"Digital Immigrants versus Digital Natives"
 
Professor Robert Saldarini
Bergen Community College                                                         
"Student Evaluations and Their Legitimacy in Reference to Instruction"