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The Art of the Memoir
Dyson College alumni Nadia Owusu and Marcos Gonsalez have both authored new memoirs receiving critical acclaim. Here’s what they had to say about their work.
Dyson Voices: A Conversation with S. Brian Jones
The published playwright, actor, and arts educator discusses his passions and excitement as the new assistant dean for diversity and equity in the arts at Pace.
From charting the impact of COVID-19 lockdowns to uncovering a forgotten chapter of history, Dyson College faculty members are providing new understanding on a variety of topics.
Best Life 2021
How can you improve your health and find greater happiness and success as we move through 2021? We asked Dyson College faculty for their expert advice.
5 Ways to Enjoy Art at Home
Whether you prefer to gaze at a canvas or marvel at a stage or screen, fuel your creative self with these art-at-home opportunities from Dyson College.
Making strides despite trying times – This season, it seems we are all looking forward to the promise of spring more than ever before. I hope this finds you and yours well, and looking ahead to a brighter time as you make your way through the pandemic on the road to a sense of normalcy.
In February, Maral Javadifar ’12, Biology, assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, became one of the first two women to win a Super Bowl title. The news was reported in the media widely, including on ESPN.com
Gregory Daniels ’10, Applied Psychology and Human Relations, project manager of business services and information technology at Zoom, was named to the Project Management Institute’s Future 50 list for 2020, recognizing emerging leaders.
Professor of Criminal Justice and Society Kimberly Collica-Cox, PhD, and Clinical Assistant Professor of Public Administration Richard Kolenda, PhD, have been named Wilson Center Faculty Fellows.
Recent alumni profiles
➤ Cristina Alesci ’01 – Appearing regularly on Anderson Cooper 360° and The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, Cristina’s knack for reporting business and political news has earned her some serious industry cred.
➤ Hilary Leavitt ’10 – A scrappy, working-class kid with big dreams manages to make it big in Hollywood with the help of some special mentors.
Michael McClellan ’05, Art History, an adjunct professor at Brookdale Community College and pastry chef, is combining his passion for art history and bakery in a new blog project—Professor Butter Beard.
Jason Labuda ’22, MA Media and Communication Arts, was honored at the Mott Haven Film Festival with the Audience Choice Award for his film, Mirror, which he directed.