November 15, 2013
Activities Around Campus
Hairstyling/Haircuts for a Cause
On Monday, 18 November (9AM-3PM), the Bible Club is
sponsoring a fundraiser. Professional hairstylists and
barbers will be on site to do hair at a discounted rate. All
money raised will be donated to the RCC Bible Club. The
event will be held in Room 211 at the Reggie.
Men's haircuts from $8-$14
Line upsfrom $5 - $10
Women's hairstyles from $10-$25
For more details, please contact Bible Club members Rhea Faustin at
email@example.com or Carleen Njoku at CNjoku@roxbury.edu
PTK Spirit Day & Bake Sale
On Tuesday, 19 November, please stop by the bake sale on the first floor of
the academic building. A variety of homemade goods and beverages will be
available. For questions regarding Phi Theta Kappa, please contact the Phi
Theta Kappa advisors: Professor Yvonne Anthony: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Professor Kimberly Stieglitz: email@example.com
SGA Thanksgiving Luncheon
On Thursday, November 21, a Thanksgiving Luncheon will be held in the old
cafeteria (4-200). The event will start at 1:30 and is sponsored by the Student
Government Association and Office of Student Life.
Once again RCC will be hosting the Reggie Lewis Center
Senior Citizen Thanksgiving Luncheon on Friday, Nov. 22,
2013 from ll:30am-2pm. 150 seniors are expected to
attend for lunch and dancing. Organizers are looking for
volunteers to help serve food, which will happen at noon.
If you are interested in volunteering, please arrive at
11:45am. As always, organizers thank you for your support and hope to see
you next Friday.
LAST CALL: This is the final week to
bring items for the ''Gear Up for
Winter" Collection Drive to benefit
Cradles to Crayons. The collection
for children's clothing, footwear,
and board books (books with thick
rigid cardboard pages) will continue
Most needed items are:
Boys Tops 2T-18/20
Girls Tops 24mos-3T
Baby Board Books
Sneakers up to Size 5
Look for collection boxes around
campus or leave them with Ms.
Nancy Hernandez in Room 401 or
Ms. Lise Hagen in Room 353. Thank
you for supporting Professor
Charlotte Belezos and the students
from Introduction to Sociology in
their collection drive!
ISSUE # 6 I
The RCC WEEKLY
Avoiding Death by PowerPoint
''Death by PowerPoint" is a term used to
define a state of boredom and fatigue
induced by information overload during slide
presentations. This workshop explores
proven guidelines for PowerPoint design
supported by cognitive theory of multimedia
WHEN: Wednesday, 11/20, 3-4pm
Weekly Moodle Drop-in Sessions
These informal drop-in sessions are open to
any and all faculty at any level of Moodle
WHEN: Every Mon & Thu, 12-2pm
Drop-in Training Sessions
These sessions are for anyone who wants to
drop in to learn more about using the
technology in our learner-centered
classrooms. If you want to know the basics,
learn some more advanced features, or just
practice using the technology, come on by!
WHEN: Wed, 12/4, 8-10am/12-2pm
Nursing Assistant Training
RCC's Corporate & Community Education Department restarted its
Nursing Assistant Training Program with support from the
Massachusetts Community College Workforce Development
Transformation Agenda (MACCWDTA), a federal grant funded by the
Department of Labor (DOL). The 10-week training program is currently
being offered at the reduced rate of $500 and includes nursing
laboratory sessions, clinical work at off-site nursing facilities, assistance
in job search as well as classroom supplies and materials. Requirements
for the program include English proficiency, High School Diploma or
GED, CORI check, Accuplacer and immunizations.
The second cohort (pictured below) graduated on November 7th.
Congratulations to Carl Williams (not pictured), Tanisha Brown, Xenaida
Grullon, Nicole Hernandez, Annette Nassiwa, Larissa Patterson, Paola
Rivera, Fanta Stafford, Beatrice Valescot, Tonya Wilkerson and Joelle
Wisdom who are pictured above with Laurence Fils-Aime, and Marie
Lunie Dalexis, Nursing Instructors.
Professor Stacey Olson has been selected as a presenter
for the NSTA Boston National Conference on Science
Education. The conference will be held at the Boston
Convention and Exhibition Center on April 3-6, 2014.
Dean Jenene Cook and Professor Barbara Savage were
presenters at the recent Vision Project Conference,
"Within Our Sites: Toward National Leadership/ 7 held in
Marlboro last month. Dr. Savage was a member of a panel
which discussed "Not Just a Numbers Game: Ensuring
Success in Developmental Math." Dean Cook's workshop,
"Ensuring Disruptive Technologies to Further Vision
Project Goals/ 7 was an interactive, multi-campus
showcase of how technology is being used to bolster
Vision Project outcomes.
Ruth Ronan and David Perkinson (pictured below)
presented at a NERCOMP seminar, Online Faculty
Development: Perspectives and Strategies, on November
7th. In their presentation, Facilitated Learning-Lessons
Learned, they discussed the content of the course, as well
as hits and misses from the pilot program.
Items for "The Weekly"
If you have something of interest that you would like to share with the college community,
please submit it to Jacqueline Lynch at firstname.lastname@example.org