Professor Examines Post-pandemic Impacts in Education

Andrea Levy, Ph.D, professor and psychology program coordinator at CT State Middlesex, recently conducted a series of studies focused on the miscommunication between health-care providers and patients. She has previously been published in JAMA Network Open in November 2018, August 2019, October 2022 and March 2023. In Fall 2023, Dr. Levy went on a sabbatical to research the emotional, physical …

Middlesex Professor Tunes into Hearing Regeneration

Frank Stellabotte, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and biotechnology at CT State Middlesex, carried out a research project at the Biological Imaging Facility of the Bronner Lab, California Institute of Technology, during his sabbatical last fall. The project seeks to understand the way cells of the inner ear are regenerated in species that, unlike humans, can recover from hearing loss. Specifically, …

Embracing Hands-on Learning in Online Labs at Middlesex

Patrick Bryan, Ph.D., biology professor at CT State Middlesex, is no stranger to finding solutions to help streamline online teaching. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, he looked for innovative ways to better engage students in hybrid courses. (See lightboard story.) However, biology classes require hands-on labs to conduct experiments, and this was difficult to carry out during the pandemic, he …

CT State Middlesex Students Celebrate Inaugural Commencement

May 23, 2024 (New Britain, Conn.) — Connecticut State Community College Middlesex (formerly Middlesex Community College) celebrated graduates from the class of 2024 with Commencement exercises that took place on Thursday evening, May 23, at Central Connecticut State University. The ceremony marked the first graduation under the name CT State Middlesex, as the state’s community colleges merged into Connecticut State …