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    Xiwu Feng  

    was a referee for the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, China, reviewing research applications in March and April 2011.

    Constance H. Gemson  

    was selected by the Queens Council on the Arts to teach and conduct educational classes for Parentjobnet.org and the Communication Workers of America Local 1180 Retirees Division.

    Yasser Hassebo  

    designed and facilitated a semester long Professional Development Seminar for Math instructors at 1199 SEIU, "1199SEIU Math Professional Development Seminar," Fall 2011; and designed and facilitated a day long Professional Development Seminar for Math instructors, Madison Area Technical College, Madison WI, "Math Professional Development Madison Summit," March 11th, 2011.

    Janice Karlen  

    completed an academic program review for the War College of the Department of the Army, December 2010. She also serves as curriculum consultant for the Organization Leadership program at Thomas Edison State College. Karlen also consults as a subject area specialist to assess prior learning through the Council on Adult and Experiential Learning national Learning Counts Initiative and serves as an instructor for their "Learning Counts!" course.

    Mitchell A. Levy  

    served as the NASPA 2011 National Conference and NACADA Advising Student Athletes Commission 2010 National Conference proposal reviewer. He was also interviewed by The Community College Times for June 25, 2010 article, "Counselors See More Severity, Complexity among Student Cases." In addition, he served as a consulting expert for "Tabletop Exercises for Threat Assessment" published by Brian Van Brunt (Magna Publications: Madison, WI) in 2011.

    Fern Luskin  

    was interviewed by Katy Tur for her piece, "Manhattan Stop on the Underground Railroad in Construction Dispute," NBC NEWS, January 18, 2011.

    Bernard Polnariev  

    served as the NASPA 2012 Annual Conference proposal reviewer. He also served as a consultant for V. Martin and S. Scrivener's "Evaluation of Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) for Developmental Education Students" (summer 2011); R. Bole's "Reinvention City Colleges of Chicago - Student Support and Pathways Team" (March 2011); A.L. Rini's "The Contribution of Student Success Programs on Community College Student Persistence and Graduation Rates: A Case Study of the Benefits and Costs of the Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) at the City University of New York," unpublished dissertation (2011); and H. Saltiel's "Community College Student Retention: Determining the Effect of a Comprehensive Support and Access Intervention Program Targeting Low-income and Working Poor at a Large Urban Minority Serving Institution," unpublished dissertation (2011).

    Catherine Reid  

    edited and reviewed a textbook for Sigel Press.

    James Richardson  

    developed video content and visual web site redesigns for the Japanese Martial Arts School of Inner Peace and Strength launched in December of 2010 (http://ipsmartialarts.com/ips/). He also redesigned the website of Adesola Osakalumi (www.adesola.com), an actor and dancer who has performed in numerous stage and theater productions (completed in February 2011). Additionally, he served as a consultant to help develop a virtual online martial arts tournament site for students and teachers of various combat systems (www.wolvmat.com), launched in December of 2011. Richardson was consulted to help redesign a new community based website dedicated to Krav Maga, the Israeli combat based martial arts system. The new website can be located at www.kravmagainc.com.

    Upon completion of the PLA certification sponsored by the Council on Adult and Experiential Learning, Susan Sanchirico consults as a subject area specialist to assess prior learning through CAEL's national Learning Counts Initiative.

    David Schoenberg  

    reviewed a textbook for Cengage Publishers.

    John F. Shean  

    was interviewed for a History Channel documentary entitled "Secrets of Christianity, Episode 5: Selling Christianity" (produced by S. Jacobovici) on location in Ravenna and Rome (December 22, 2010).

    John Silva  

    served as grant evaluator of scholarly proposals in Renaissance literature for the Research Foundation of PSC CUNY.

    Angela Wu  

    compiled a glossary for the Goldman Sachs "10,000 Small Businesses" program in August 2011.

    Jennifer Wynn  

    provided expert testimony as a criminologist at the capital trial of "Commonwealth of Pennsylvania vs. Robert McDowell" (January 2011). In "Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Lionel Campfield" (November, 2010), her mitigation investigation revealed that the defendant should not have been certified by the prosecution as eligible for the death penalty because he was 17 years old at the time of the crime.

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