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3 03, 2021

Start Building Professional Skills with LEC Tutoring

2021-03-04T12:43:27-05:00

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 [...]

Start Building Professional Skills with LEC Tutoring2021-03-04T12:43:27-05:00
14 10, 2020

Good Study Habits 101: Back to the Basics

2020-10-14T15:36:38-04:00

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 [...]

Good Study Habits 101: Back to the Basics2020-10-14T15:36:38-04:00
30 06, 2020

Post-Traditional Students, the Hidden Cultures of College, and Self-Directed Learning

2020-07-01T13:05:11-04:00

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 [...]

Post-Traditional Students, the Hidden Cultures of College, and Self-Directed Learning2020-07-01T13:05:11-04:00
16 03, 2020

3 Practical Tips to Prepare for Online Learning

2020-03-16T11:37:00-04:00

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 [...]

3 Practical Tips to Prepare for Online Learning2020-03-16T11:37:00-04:00
14 01, 2020

LEC Scholar, Fall 2019, Manhattan Campus: Joyce Moore and Debra McCrary

2020-01-15T10:38:34-05:00

By Nathan Schiller, Director of Academic Support When Joyce Moore (L) and Debra McCrary (R) started at MCNY a few years ago, they had never heard of the CA. Trying to understand—let alone complete assignments [...]

LEC Scholar, Fall 2019, Manhattan Campus: Joyce Moore and Debra McCrary2020-01-15T10:38:34-05:00