Posted in October 2020

"Zoom Fatigue" and Your Mental Health

By Megan Delano on October 21, 2020

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

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

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…