Angela Provitera McGlynn

Author of:

Successful Beginnings for College Teaching: Engaging Your Students from the First Day

Teaching Today's College Students: Widening the Circle of Success

Envisioning Equity:
Educating and Graduating Low-income,
First-generation, and Minority College Students


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 Envisioning Equity: 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 Organizational Development)
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.