Professional Development Opportunities for Staff & Faculty

Human Resources and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion facilitate training and development sessions throughout the year for all employees. Sessions are designed to provide a dynamic sharing of ideas among seasoned and new employees. Topics are related to personal and professional development. Snacks and beverages are served at each session. There is limited capacity, so please register early. 

Masizakhe, Building Each Other screening with special guest Rushay Booysen

Come hear the story of South Africans ten years after the end of apartheid through powerful spoken word and music. Poverty, segregation, racism, and the struggle to rebuild a nation are met with huge amounts of positive energy and youthful creativity in this powerful film.

Q&A to follow with film contributor, speaker and activist Rushay Booysen.

Are you interested in spending a semester abroad?

Come learn about our campus in Valencia, Spain! 

Stop by our information session on Thursday, September 25th at 3 pm in the Steve Heck Room (1140 Building)

We look forward to seeing you there!  If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at

Kari Juusela

Members of the Composition Department, Kari JuuselaElena Lucas, and Julius Williams were part of an exchange between Berklee and the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow. They met with Russian cultural leaders and performed at a contemporaray music festival called Moscow Autumn 2009.

Donna Chadwick

In November, Associate Professor of Music Therapy Donna Chadwick presented "Thriving as a Lifelong Clinician" at the American Music Therapy Association conference in San Diego, CA. Her presentation examined factors that affect longevity for therapists and offered strategies to promote long-term satisfaction in the field of music therapy.

Rich Grudzinski

Contemporary Writing and Production Professor Rich Grudzinski has released Bailando en Agua Oscuras, a salsa CD featuring his band Son de Boston.

Skip Hadden

Professor Skip Hadden and Assistant Professor of Percussion Sergio Bellotti were involved in performances and clinics for PASIC 2009, the Percussive Arts Society's annual convention in Indianapolis, IN.

Hey Rim Jeon


Assistant Professor of Piano Hey Rim Jeon appeared at the Jarasum International Jazz Festival in Kapyong, Korea, in October with her group that includes Dave Liebman(saxophones), Professor Terri Lyne Carrington (drums), and John Lockwood (bass). She was also one of 10 Korean jazz pianists invited to play at the MAC Jazz Festival for the Hundred Fingers concert.


Craig Macrae

The Voice of America Uzbek language service published an online interview with Associate Professor of Harmony Craig Macrae.