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Raquel M. Bennett

raquel.bennett1@gmail.com


 

 

 

“Your professionalism, tremendous inspiration, and powerful influence have certainly motivated me to remain in college…”

 

Thakoor Sukhnandan

Student  

 

 

“I would like to thank you for helping me during these tough times.  In times of need, Medgar Evers faculty always goes the extra mile to help their brother and sisters.”  Again Thank You. 

 

Tricia White

Student

 

 

“Thanks Ms. Bennett, I knew I could count on you to get back to me right away.”

 

Nekeisha Sandy-Afful

 Student

 

“You are such a vital part of the continued development of the BSW degree. Thank you for your continued assistance.”

 

Dr. Eda F. Harris-Hastick

 

 

“...permit me to congratulate you on your achievement…”

 

Dr. Edison O. Jackson

Former President,

Medgar Evers College

 

 

“I sincerely thank you for your support and commitment to making the Bi-Annual NBWC Symposium on Octavia Butler a truly successful day.” 

 

Dr. Brenda Greene

Executive Director, Center for Black Literature

  

 

BIOGRAPHY


 

 

Ms. Raquel M. Bennett is a higher education administrator and educator committed to helping students reach their goals. She possesses twenty years of experience in higher education and fifteen years as an educator—teaching at Westchester Community College and Fordham University. Ms. Bennett holds a M.S. in Adult Education and Human Resource Development with a concentration in Technology Education from Fordham University and a M.A. in History from Brooklyn College. Ms. Bennett came to Medgar Evers College in 2002 to coordinate program assessment in the School of Liberal Arts and Education and to assist in the National Council for Teacher Education (NCATE) Accreditation in the Department of Education. She mentored and advised many students towards graduation as the Acting Director of AA Teacher Education Program, created and hosted the MEC Volunteer Fair during National Volunteers Week from 2009 to 2012, and now serves as the Administrative Executive Associate for the Office of Academic Affairs.

Committed to scholarship, she has also published and presented several scholarly articles about teacher training and technology education in the United States and abroad. She was a 2008 recipient of the Medgar Evers College Faculty Scholars Award for her work, collaboration, and presentations at the Hawaiian International Conference on Education in Honolulu and at the International Council for Innovation in Higher Education in Beijing, China. What is more, her commitment to the success of others extends beyond academia and into her community where she is currently a trustee on the Board of the Mount Vernon Day Care Center and formerly a mentor of young girls for Good for Girls, Inc. based in White Plains, NY and Youth at Risk, Inc. based in New York City. Ms. Bennett has a long history of community service and education, which is evident in her commitment to life-long learning, and helping others reach their academic and professional goals.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


Academic Assessment & Research
Teaching and Training
Program Planning
Written Communication
Oral Communication
Digital Fluency
Student Mentorship
Student Outreach
Recruitment and Retention

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT


MS, Adult Education and Human Resource Development, Fordham University, New York, New York
MA, History, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York
BA, African & African American Studies, Fordham University, Bronx, New York

RESUME


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