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"Zoom Fatigue" and Your Mental Health

By Megan Delano on October 21, 2020
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In recent months, individuals are finding themselves in front of computer screens for nearly every aspect of daily life. Whether it be classes, work meetings, ordering delivery, or even doctor appointments, the use of video calls for connecting has become a part of daily life for many. Although the accessibility of technology has made daily work or school possible during the COVID-19 pandemic, it has not come without some harm to our health. Many of those who find themselves sitting in video calls…

J.M. Grenier Presents at the Northeast Popular Culture Association 2020 Virtual Conference

By Kristin Hayes on October 14, 2020
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James "J.M." Grenier, Bay State College's recently hired instructional designer, will present on October 22 at the Northeast Popular Culture Association 2020 Virtual Conference, sponsored by Southern New Hampshire University. The Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) prides itself on holding lectures and conferences that "emphasize sharing ideas in a non-competitive and supportive environment."

James, who publishes both fiction and academic works under "J.M. Grenier," is both an instructional…

Celebrating World Teachers' Day

By Kristin Hayes on October 5, 2020
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World Teachers' Day, held annually on October 5th, is a global event launched by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1994. While Bay State College acknowledges and celebrates all of their faculty, we wanted to take a moment to highlight Pam Grill, Associate Professor of English, for her vital contributions to the College and continued effort helping students reach their highest potential.

Pam Grill graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy degree…

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

By Kristin Hayes on September 28, 2020
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Hispanic Heritage Month -- September 15 through October 15 -- celebrates the countless contributions of over 60 million people to our society and culture. The month-long celebration honors "Spain, Mexico, and the Spanish-speaking nations of Central America, South America, and the Caribbean," according to the U.S. Census of Bureau. National Hispanic Heritage Week was first introduced by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1968, which expanded from a week to a month-long period beginning in 1989, after…

Your Voice. Your Vote.

By Dustin Martin on September 14, 2020
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With COVID-19 still affecting the country, Election Day is going to look more like Election Season! In efforts to make sure all eligible voters can cast their vote in a healthy way, Massachusetts has provided voters with multiple options.

Before exploring the three options for voting in the 2020 Presidential Election, it is important to ensure that you are registered to vote. Your voter registration status can be checked by going to the Massachusetts Elections Division website: https://www.sec.state…

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