Angela Provitera McGlynn is Professor Emeritus of
Psychology at Mercer County Community College in West Windsor, New Jersey,
where she taught more than 13,000 students over a career spanning 35 years.
She is the author of
Educating and Graduating Low-income,
First-generation, and Minority College Students, Successful Beginnings for College Teaching: Engaging
Your Students from the First Day and Teaching Today's College
Students: Widening the Circle of Success as well as five other books
related to college teaching. She has co-authored with Florence Rhyn Serlin,
Living With Yourself, Living With Others: A Womanís Guide,
Prentice-Hall, and is a regular contributor for The Hispanic Outlook in
Higher Education where she has published about 120 articles.
Recently, she contributed to NISODís Innovation
Abstracts (Vol. XXX, No. 23) with a piece entitled "College Classrooms
Today: What is a Professor to do?" She has also written numerous journal
articles, presented workshops across the United States, and appeared on
radio and national television programs.
Angela is also the recipient of several teaching
awards, most recently, the NISOD (National Institute for Staff and
teaching award in May, 2002.
Currently, Angela is writing and speaking on
strategies for working with millennial students and on enhancing skills to
foster a learning community within classrooms, for enhancing skills to
foster an inclusive, welcoming classroom environment where students feel
part of a learning community, for creating learning-centered and active
learning classroom environments, for preventing and managing disruptive
classroom behavior, and for improving retention and graduation rates.