02/05/2021 | AuthorNCC
I have been a faculty member in the English Department of NCC for 18 years this fall. My areas of expertise are 20th-century multicultural American literature, British Romantic literature, Women's Studies and Peace Studies. As a grant technician for applied learning, I've worked to revive the civic engagement and deliberative dialogue series at the College. I also developed an Introduction to Peace Studies course and received a promotion to full professor last year.
My fondest memories at Nassau consist of the programs I've organized or co-organized for the College community, including an interfaith women's panel; "Girl Be Heard" and the "Lessons From the Holocaust" biennial conference series. My most memorable moment was introducing and meeting Prof. Anita Hill, Esq. -- who was the first woman to courageously challenge sexual harassment in the workplace on national television when she testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee -- after teaching her legal case for so many years.
I was an undergraduate women's studies minor when I watched those hearings; it was an honor to meet Anita Hill after decades of teaching her case. My colleagues and students make NCC more than a workplace to me. It's a community that has enabled me to grow personally and professionally.
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.
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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