Unexpected career change and what it might mean for reform in higher education.
Mercedes Carota NU’10 and Jim Stellar
Mercedes Carota is a Business Student at Northeastern. She should have graduated, but stayed on to complete premedical requirements after a career change in her junior year. Mercedes was also a member of a team of students that [...]
The Experience of Co-op as seen several Years after Graduation.
Amanda Marsden NU ’08 and Jim Stellar
Amanda Marsden is a co-author with Rick Porter and me of the “Engaging the Whole Student” paper, the second post (2/17/09) and one that helped launch this blog. Amanda and I often talk about experiential education a habit from our [...]
Co-op vs. Permanent Employment
Natania Crane NU ’08 and Jim Stellar
Natania graduated a year ago with a BA in Psychology and worked in a Behavioral Neuroscience laboratory down the hall from ours at Northeastern University. We kept in touch after she graduated and moved to an fMRI lab in California, and after I moved to me [...]
Another personal note – I moved.
As College students and faculty make their ways back to campus in and around this Labor Day weekend, I do the same, but to a different place. As I mentioned earlier in this blog, I am now Provost at CUNY Queens College. I have been on the job a [...]