University & Community

Farmingdale State College March 2016

  • Description: Invited to review and evaluate Prof. Jennie Thwing’s dossier for appointment/tenure.
  • Role: Evaluator
  • Documentation: Letter from Provost

MFA Thesis Advisor, Katie Simpson Spain, Studio Art MFA – City College of New York, 2013

  • Description: Served on City College – Studio Art MFA student’s thesis committee. – katiespain.wordpress.com
  • Role: Thesis Advisor
  • Documentation: Thank you note from student

Please refer to 2016 Promotion PARSE for documentation of above activities.


  • CUNY BA Mentor
    Director: Beth Kneller | Role: Mentor/Advisor | 2003-current
    Activities: Curriculum and career advisement to ten CUNY students pursuing CUNY BA degrees in the fields of Communication Design, Animation, Integrated Design and Computing, and Web Design.
  • CLASP Website
    Role: Advisor/Student Mentor | 2006-2007
    Activities: Coordinated collaboration between CUNY League of Speech Professors faculty and ADGA student to produce online and print materials.
  • Web Standards and Accessibility Consultations
    Role: Consultant | 2005-2006
    Activities: Advised CUNY Central and LaGuardia Community College Webmasters and Administrative Directors on best practices for transitioning to Accessibility and Standards Compliance.
  • Online Web Standards and Accessibility Reference
    Role: Creator/Distributor | 2006-current
    Activities: Updated and distributed online resource to academic faculty, staff and students as a reference during website and web content development. The goal is to help developers and contributors follow web and accessibility standards as defined by the W3C and Section 508 of the Disabilities Act.
  • CUNY IT Conference
    Role: Panelist/Presenter | 2005
    Activities: Demonstrated the principles of web standards and accessibility for adoption in the classroom, faculty, and administrative higher education web design.
  • Student Media Conference : Get the Story
    Role: Panelist/Presenter | 2005
    Activities: Discussed the importance of adhering to web standards and accessibility guidelines when producing web-based media.
  • Confronting the Hard Questions – CASTL Seminar
    Role: Representative/Presenter | 2008
    Activities: Invited by Provost and Dean of Instruction to represent City Tech at a CUNY-Wide Seminar and present recent work on interdisciplinary curriculum development and teaching.
  • Articulation Agreement with BMCC
    Role: Coordinator | 2008-current
    Activities: Initiated discussions with faculty in the Multimedia and Video Production departments at Borough of Manhattan Community College to develop an articulation agreement for the proposed Emerging Media Technologies BTECH degree program. Attended and presented ideas at Advisory Board meetings to help facilitate future integration of the two AAS and BTECH degrees.
  • Web Standards Project: Educational Task Force
    Role: Member | 2005-current
    Activities: Presented newly redesigned, standards-based, ADGA web design curriculum to Web Standards Project: Educational Task Force listserve with great response from members and educators around the world.