Posted in February 2022

Mental Wellness Resources for Black Students

By Bay State College on February 24, 2022

During the global pandemic, many college students are struggling with depression and anxiety. Finding resources can sometimes be challenging. As we honor Black History Month, we are focusing on the mental wellness needs of the BIPOC community. Research shows that Black adults are 20 percent more likely to experience mental health issues than other populations due to racism, inequality, lack of access to resources, and systemic barriers in healthcare. (…

Bay State College Call of Duty "God Squad" is Taking Over

By Bay State College on February 17, 2022

Bay State College has welcomed new players to the Esports Call of Duty team! Dubbed the “God Squad” by Esports news outlets, the Vanguard CCL (College CoD League) roster is stacked with two prominent amateurs, Dillon “Wrecks” Slotter and Jacob “Druxy” Eldridge, as well as two former CoD League professionals, Justin “Silly” Fargo-Palmer and Timothy “Phantomz” Landis. Additionally, we have Evan “Fraeway” Gallagher, who will play in Warzone tournaments and serve as an alternate for the standard CoD…

Books We Love

By Bay State College on February 14, 2022

Looking for a new book to love? Here are a few of librarian Megan's favorites! If you want to check any of these out, head to your local public library or bookstore!







Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain

  • Do you find yourself pushing through a day where the conversations seem to go a mile minute? Do you dread small talk? You might be an introvert! In Quiet, Susan Cain lays out how to navigate a society that rewards extroverted traits…

Top 5 Tips to Succeed in Your Hybrid Course

By J.M. Grenier on February 2, 2022

Hybrid courses provide flexibility and reliability but can be a challenge to students new to the format. While these courses are the same in terms of quality and academic rigor, they are different in delivery method and the types of interactions that students and faculty use to learn. 

Here are the top five things you can do to maximize success:

1. Log in and check your technology.

Make sure you log-into Canvas and your student email account as soon as you can. Check access on your home computer…