Archive for March, 2009

Back to videoconferencing with Quinnipiac

Author: Frank LaBanca, Ed.D.

Using the information below as well as your own interests and further research, compose appropriate, relevant questions to ask Ms. Christie  when she “visits” us on April 1st. Questions should be conceptual, in-depth, and original (do not repeat other students’ questions). Post them here so we can share our ideas and thoughts.

Her Bio: 

Cynthia L. Christie is the Assistant Dean for Career Services in the School of Health Sciences at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut.   Ms. Christie is a Licensed Professional Counselor by the State of CT. and a Nationally Certified Counselor by the National Board for Certified Counselors.  After receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree at Providence College in Rhode Island, she continued her education to achieve a Master of Science degree in Counseling with an emphasis in Student Development in Higher Education from Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT.

Ms. Christie’s professional experience includes both non-profit and academic positions.  She has been a vocational rehabilitation counselor, supported education counselor and manager of psychosocial rehabilitation services, serving the psychiatric population at a large non-profit community service organization in Fairfield County.

Her professional experience in higher education includes positions at Fairfield University as an academic advisor and career counselor; at the Yale University School of Public Health as assistant director of career services; and currently at Quinnipiac University as assistant dean for career services, since 2007.

Ms. Christie is an active member of the Connecticut Counseling Association, the  Connecticut Career Counseling & Development Association, and the National Association of Colleges and Employers.  She represents Quinnipiac University Career Services through the CT. Conference of Independent Colleges, CT. Cooperative Education & Internship Association, Hartford Springfield Economic Partnership, and the CT. Area Health Education Center Advisory Committee.


Post by Tuesday, March 30

Lessons learned

Author: Frank LaBanca, Ed.D.

Experiences at science symposia and fairs not only teach us a great deal about how much we know about our projects, but they also teach us about life and ourselves.  Reflect on your learning, both as a science student, and an individual. 

Connecticut JSHS

Author: Frank LaBanca, Ed.D.

The Conneticut JSHS allows students to experience the research of other students.  In 100-200 proofed, succinct words, please comment on your learning.