Berkeley College Director, Honors Program Byron Hargrove

Byron Hargrove

Director, Honors Program

Humanities and Social Sciences

School of Liberal Arts


B.A., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A., The University of Maryland at College Park
Ph.D., The University of Maryland at College Park

Professional and Teaching Experience

  • Director, Honors Program, Berkeley College, July 2012 – present
  • Faculty, Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Liberal Arts, Berkeley College, July 2008 – present
  • Adjunct Faculty, The Graduate School – Division of Human Services, College of New Rochelle, September 2007 – present
  • Adjunct Faculty, The Public Policy Program, Saint Peter’s University, September 2007 – present
  • Adjunct Faculty, Dover Business College, July 2009
  • Adjunct Faculty, Humanities and Social Sciences, Berkeley College, July 2003 – June 2005
  • Associate Dean, Student Development and Campus Life, Berkeley College, July 2005 – June 2008
  • Program Coordinator, 1199 SEIU Training Fund/1199 SEIU Nursing Home, September2004 – June 2005
  • Academic/Career Counselor, Admissions and Counseling, Training & Upgrading Fund, 1199 SEIU/League, Employment, Training, & Job Security Fund, July 2002 – June 2004

Presentations, Publications, and Research

  • “How to Be a Rock Star at Work – Human Relations in the Workplace,” Berkeley College Alumni Reunion Weekend, 2013
  • “Some Like It Hot: Healthy Relationships and More,” ACPA Annual Convention, 2010
  • “Family interaction patterns, career planning attitudes, and vocational identity of high school adolescents,” Journal of Career Development, Volume 31, Issue 4, 2005
  • “Students and program faculty perceptions of multicultural training in marriage and family therapy programs and its relation to student perceptions of multicultural competence,”Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, Volume 30, Issue 3, 2004
  • “Multicultural counseling competencies in career counseling,” Handbook of Multicultural Counseling Competencies, Sage Publications, 2003
  • “Family interaction patterns as predictors of vocational identity and career decision-making self-efficacy,” Journal of Vocational Behavior, Volume 61, 2002
  • “Gender and its implications on help-seeking,” The Eastern Psychological Association, 2002
  • “Perceptions of career barriers among counseling and psychology graduate students,” The American Psychological Association Annual Conference, 2002

Awards and Recognitions

  • Associate of the Year Award for Innovation, Honorable Mention, Berkeley College, 2014
  • Faculty of the Year, School of Liberal Arts, Berkeley College, 2011
  • Associate of the Year for Student-Centered, Honorable Mention, Berkeley College, 2012 and 2007
  • Associate of the Year for Innovation, Honorable Mention, Berkeley College, 2005
  • Teaching Fellow, Professional Psychology and Family Therapy, Seton Hall University, 1997- 2002
  • Recognition of Service Award, Educational Opportunity Program, Seton Hall University, 2000

Professional Affiliations

  • Leadership Berkeley, Class of 2014
  • Dissertation Chair and Committee Member, Ed.D. in Executive Leadership Program, St. John Fischer College
  • Editorial Reviewer, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice
  • Participant, United Way of Putnam/Westchester County, Leadership Westchester, June 2006 - May 2007

Other Skills, Interests, and Activities

Dr. Hargrove hopes to complete a psychological self-help book titled “The Five Mindsets.”

Interview Topics

Human Relations in the Workplace, Mentoring and Career Development, Career Counseling and Assessment, Teaching and Learning, Stress Management, Positive Psychology, Student Achievement and Scholarship, Positive Psychology

Media Contact

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