03/05/2021 | AuthorNCC
I have been teaching at Nassau since 1998 (as an adjunct) and full-time since 2008. My areas of expertise/courses taught include Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communications, Persuasive Speaking, Nonverbal Communication and Effective Listening. I was very attracted to the diversity at NCC--the life experiences that enrich the classroom at Nassau are unmatched.
I have taught and advised many students who have just graduated from high school and are figuring out their career goals, to others who are raising a family and coming back for a degree, and everything in between. Additionally, I was drawn to Nassau Community College due to the student-centered approach.
Outside of the classroom, one of my favorite experiences at NCC has been serving as the Chair of the Student Activities Committee and the valedictorian sub-committee and coaching the valedictorian for the past ten years. Being on the search committee for the valedictorian has been such a rewarding experience. As a committee, we interview an elite pool of candidates for the valedictorian every April. We hear so many touching and inspirational stories from students about their personal backgrounds and what led them to pursuing a degree at NCC
My decision to attend NCC after high school stemmed from a variety of reasons. I had a lack of direction on what career to pursue, and I certainly noted the astronomical tuition costs at the schools that offered me admission. When doing my research, I noticed NCC's commitment towards its students.
Jun 7, 2023 | NCC
I am a first-generation college student and have been paying my way through college. I had previously attended NCC because of its affordability and location. I had such good memories from my first time attending that it made sense to go back to finish my degree. People also recommended Nassau's Surgical Technology program to me because it is one of the best in the area.
Jun 7, 2023 | NCC
Kyra Cardoso chose to come to Nassau Community College for its affordability and for the opportunity to earn a degree in acting. She recently acted in Noel Calloway’s "Mr. Santa," a movie about restoring the Christmas spirit.
Jun 1, 2023 | NCC
Anabella Segura Rivero was awarded the SUNY Empire Diversity Honors Scholarship "I finished high school in Peru in 2004, graduated from a technical school in 2006, and at age 17 immediately got a job at a law firm in my hometown.
Jan 31, 2023 | NCC
Going back to school was honestly the best choice for me. As an adult student, I felt focused and goal driven because I knew the expectations of the real world. The NCC - SUNY Empire State College Multi-Award Nursing Program prepared me for my future in so many ways.
Jan 12, 2023 | NCC
NCC was a smart choice for me because I wasn't really sure what my passion was. Nassau gave me a chance to figure it out while not having to carry the financial burden of switching my major should I want to make a change.
Dec 2, 2022 | NCC