School of Professional Studies
Dean, School of Professional Studies
B.A., State University of New York, Binghamton
M.A., Northwestern University
Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Online Chair, Professional Studies
B.A., M.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice
M.Phil, Ph.D., City University of New York, The Graduate Center
Moya Bansile, J.D., Legal Studies, School of Professional Studies, spoke on the topic of “Maximizing One’s Potential” as the keynote speaker at the Women’s Empowerment Conference in Newark, NJ. In addition, Ms. Bansile presented during the conference on “Fathers as Advisors.” She also presented “Five Dimensions of Unity” at the Forum on Unity at Shiloh Assembly of God church in Newark, NJ.
Kimberly Collica, Ph.D., Criminal Justice, School of Professional Studies, is the author of “Counting Down: HIV Prison-Based Peer Education Programs and Their Connection to Reduced Disciplinary Infractions,” which was published online in the International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology in June. In addition, Dr. Collica conducted two training sessions: “Improving Health Outcomes for HIV-Positive Individuals Transitioning from Correctional Settings to the Community” and “Advanced Training on the Needs of Incarcerated People Living with HIV and AIDS Upon Community Reentry” for the New York State Department of Health/AIDS Institute at Hudson Valley Community Services.
Kevin Egan, Legal Studies, School of Professional Studies, is the author of “Midnight” (Tom Doherty Associates LLC, July 2013), a legal thriller set in the New York City County Courthouse in Lower Manhattan, NY. Mr. Egan has spent his legal career working in the New York State Court system, including working as a law clerk to two State Supreme Court Justices.
James Gaffney, Criminal Justice, School of Professional Studies, was selected by the FBI to attend the nationally recognized FBI – Law Enforcement Executive Development Seminar (LEEDS) in Princeton, NJ. The class was limited to 63 law enforcement executives from New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. As a result of attending the seminar, Mr. Gaffney is a now member of the FBI Mid-Atlantic Law Enforcement Executive Development Association.
Eileen MacAvery Kane, Chair, Graphic Design, School of Professional Studies, presented “Ethics in Graphic Design: A Call to Arms for an Undergraduate Course” at the 2013 Design Educators Forum of South Africa at Vaal University of Technology in Vanderbijlpark, South Africa. She also was a visiting scholar at Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria, South Africa, where she presented on ethics in graphic design and met with faculty members to plan interdisciplinary projects between students at Berkeley College and Tshwane University of Technology.
Edith Linn, Ph.D., Criminal Justice, School of Professional Studies, presented “New Initiatives to Combat Sex Trafficking” at the International Police Executive Symposium in Budapest, Hungary.