Roseann Torsiello

Chair, Online, School of Liberal Arts


B.A., M.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University

Professional and Teaching Experience

  • Chair, Online, School of Liberal Arts, Berkeley College, January 2014 - present
  • Associate Chair, Online, School of Liberal Arts, Berkeley College, July 2012 - January 2014
  • Faculty, English, School of Liberal Arts, Berkeley College, 2010 - present
  • Director of Academic Support Centers, NJ, Berkeley College, 2005 - 2010
  • Faculty, English, School of Liberal Arts, Berkeley College, 2002 - 2005
  • Chair, English, School of Liberal Arts, Berkeley College, 1996 - 2002
  • Interim Chair, General Education, Berkeley College, 1995 - 1996
  • Faculty, General Education, Berkeley College, 1990 - 1995
  • Adjunct Faculty, Montclair State University, 1989 - 1991

Presentations, Publications, and Research

  • Integrating Discussion Boards to Engage Adult Learners and Promote Collaboration, Online Faculty Support Team, May 2012
  • What Does Academic Support Got to Do With It?: Getting Students to Feel in Control of Their Writing Starts in the Classroom, co-authored with Loren Kleinman, Learning Center Exchange

Awards and Recognitions

  • Distinguished Alumni Award, Felician College, 2014
  • Women of Distinction Award, Immaculate Conception High School Alumni Association, 2006
  • Associate of the Quarter Award, Berkeley College, 1995
  • Instructor of the Year Awards, Berkeley College, 1995

Professional Affiliations

  • Co-chair, Learning Communities Special Interest Group, College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA)

Other Skills, Interests, and Activities

  • Board Member, Felician College Alumni Association
  • Lecturer, Assumption Church, Wood-Ridge, NJ

Press Room
Specialist Topics

Academic Support Services, Adult Literacy, Communication Skills and Public Speaking, Learning Styles, Instructional Design, Experiential Learning, Faculty Development, Tutoring Programs, College Skills Instruction, Online Environment and Tutoring, Mentoring First-Year Students, Literacy Skills, Writing Across the Curriculum

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