Jess White is the Chair of Bay State College’s Entertainment Management and Audio Production department. With more than 25 years of experience in the entertainment industry, she began at Bay State by teaching a venue management class in the evening, moved on to teaching event management during the day, and from there jumped to a full-time faculty position. We talked with her about the music industry, her career, and what she hopes to teach students.
William Morrissette, Ph.D., is Chair of the School of Arts and Sciences and oversees Bay State College’s Criminal Justice programs. With a bachelor’s degree in history, a masters in human development, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy, Morrissette has been a police officer, worked in the CIA, and ran his own forensic training and consulting business, all of which inform his work at Bay State, where he helps students find careers in the Criminal Justice system. We spoke with him about his experience, his outlook, and his hopes for the program.
With 20 years of experience at the bedside and in nursing education, Jennifer Verstreken joined Bay State College as the chair and full-time faculty of our Nursing RN to BSN program. We talked with her about the healthcare industry, her career, and what she hopes to teach students.
We sit. A lot. We sit on the bus; we sit to watch TV; we sit on the stoop and talk to our neighbors; we sit to take a phone call; we sit at our home office desks. In fact, it is estimated that Americans spend more than half of the walking day sitting.
Dr. Levin, a professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic, coined the phrase, "sitting is the new smoking," as a growing body of evidence demonstrates sitting increases the risks of obesity, back and neck pain, blood clots, depression, heard disease and…
Often times the warmer weather of Spring brings on an increase in motivation and an interest in kicking those old bad habits. For the month of April, Bay State College is competing in a walking competition: 10,000 steps per day for 4 days per week. Registration is still open! You can register by clicking here. Is walking not your thing? There are plenty of other ways to burn calories and get your body moving after a long year of quarantine.
Below are a series of apps, websites, and subscriptions…