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As a student with an LD, my biggest fear in high school was raising my hand in class, and not knowing the answer. But now, especially when I meet with my PAL advisor, I have more confidence and I feel like I'm more prepared to participate in class.


Brandon Traina '11
Major: Criminal Justice




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Dr. Lynn Abrahams, along with Dr. Pat Mytkowicz, former PAL Professor, published a chapter on "Multilingual College Students with Learning Disabilities/Differences" in the second edition of The Clinical Practice of Educational Therapy (2018). This collaborative interdisciplinary textbook on learning and functioning with diversity is co-edited by former PAL professor Dr. Jane Adelizzi. 

Dr. Maria Bacigalupo represented Curry College's PAL Program on the Expert Executive Function Panel at the Higher Education Consultants Association Annual Conference in Long Beach, CA.  The session was titled "Defying Dysfunction in College & Preventing Failure to Launch!"  In Union service, Dr. Bacigalupo also serves the National American Association of University Professors as a District X Representative, was re-elected to the National Executive Committee, was appointed to both the Management Bargaining Team for Staff-Union negotiations and the Foundation Board, and will host the MA Chapter Annual Meeting at the Curry campus on November 4,, 2017.  

In collaboration with Admission, Professors Paula Cocce and Lori Lubeski facilitated a workshop titled "Navigating the College Search for Students with Learning Differences" for students, parents, and counselors at Curry College on October 3, 2017.

Professors Cocce and Lubeski are representing Curry College at a higher education summit hosted by College STAR, which aims to support transition, access, and retention in postsecondary institutions. This grant-funded initiative intends to help campuses become more welcoming places for students with learning differences. The summit provides opportunities for college student support programs to have open-ended dialogue, as well as articulate ideas and plans for more targeted collaboration, research, and networking. The conference was held in the North Carolina Botanical Gardens in Chapel Hill, NC on October 25-27, 2017.

Dr. Laurie Fox was a 2017 recipient of the Curry College "Excellence in Teaching Award for Collaboration."  Her newest book review appears in the fall issue of The Educational Therapist, 38(2).  It is on The End of College: Creating the Future of Learning and the University of Everywhere (2016) by Kevin Carey, a higher education policy analyst.

Professor George Herman has an exhibit at the Concord, Massachusetts Center for the Visual Arts from October 17 through November 19, 2017. Every Day and In Between features his paintings in mixed medium.

Dr. Laura Hubbard presented a qualitative research project titled "Adult College Students with LD/ADHD: Giftedness, Creativity and Deep Engagement in Learning" at the Learning Disabilities Association of America's 54th International Conference in Baltimore, MD. Her research delves into profound learning strengths and assets that may accompany learning differently.

Professor Lori Lubeski recently published her newest book of poetry titled pilgrimage foliage, which portrays heritage and ancestry as transcending through life and longing. The collection features cover art by Professor George Herman.

Dr. Jeanne Vandenberg successfully defended her dissertation on differences in ego identity status between female college students with and without a diagnosis of ADHD. Her Ph.D. is in Human Services with a concentration in Clinical Social Work and is from Walden University.

 
Video: The PAL Difference

You can continue looking the world over for the best possible program to support your learning...but we think you've already found us!  Explore the Curry College PAL Difference...

Free Workshop for High School Students and Their Families

High school students with learning differences and their families are invited to join representatives from Curry College and the Program for Advancement of Learning (PAL) for an informative evening about the college search process on October 3, 2017. Representatives from the PAL program will include Curry faculty members Paula Cocce and Lori Lubeski.  RSVP via Michelle Bracken, Assistant Director of Admission, at mbracken@curry.edu or call (617) 333-2210.

Free Workshop for Guidance Counselors and Educational Consultants

The internationally renowned Program for Advancement of Learning (PAL) at Curry College is pleased to present this free workshop for guidance counselors and educational consultants, offered on Friday, January 26, 2018. Help students prepare for the college search process by attending a workshop that explores the issues facing students with learning disabilities. RSVP ONLINE TODAY!

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