By Nathan Schiller, Director of Academic Support One of the toughest challenges of school is that assignments keep coming. Even after midterms, you don’t get a break. And if you’ve missed an assignment or two, [...]
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By Ren Evans Before getting to the post, I want to welcome all students to the 2021 summer term. My colleagues and I commend your educational pursuits during these still uncertain times of the (hopefully [...]
By Nathan Schiller, Director of Academic Support Many MCNY students are adult learners who want their education to be connected directly to their professional fields. That’s why MCNY has accelerated programs and Purpose-Centered Education, whose [...]
By Nathan Schiller, Director of Academic Support Since last spring, education has revolved around Covid-19. Everything changed so abruptly, then MCNY went totally online in the summer, and now we’re doing hybrid courses. These were [...]
By Kristen Plylar-Moore, LEC writing specialist “It is a paradox of my experience that Morning Pages both take time and give time. It is as though by setting down our inner movie onto the page, we [...]
By Michael Schoch, LEC Writing Specialist Most MCNY students are adult learners who commute to school, work jobs, and raise families—characteristics that label them “non-traditional” college students. But, as Madeline St. Amour observes in a recent article in Inside Higher Ed, this demographic will soon represent the majority of higher education students. This is [...]
By Nathan Schiller, Director of Academic Support MCNY students are smart, passionate, driven, dedicated. They go to classes, work demanding jobs, and care for their families. Last semester, when coronavirus abruptly changed the nature of [...]
By Nathan Schiller, Director of Academic Support If you’ve had a tutoring session with an LEC specialist, you know that we are guided by principles of self-directed learning. We believe self-directed learning is critical for [...]
By Nathan Schiller, Director of Academic Support As MCNY begins its two-week test period for moving all courses online in light of the COVID-19 situation, the LEC would like to offer some practical advice for [...]
By Nathan Schiller, Director of Academic Support When students come to the LEC, they often ask about APA Style. How do I cite a website? What’s a hanging indent? Why do I need five sources? [...]