21st Century Workplace Skills Blog

Memories of Baseball Camp: Success with the New York Baseball Academy

Every summer, players of all ages from around the Greater New City Metropolitan area come together to learn the game of baseball from the best. Led by an instructional team consisting of former major leaguers, collegiate coaches, and other baseball experts, the New York Baseball Academy at Hofstra is undoubtedly a summer mainstay of youth… Read more »


Sports Journalism Student Success: Jared Valluzzi on the Set of News 12 Long Island

Who says that your teenage son or daughter isn’t ready for college yet? For Kellenberg Memorial High School 8th grader Jared Valluzzi, taking the sports journalism course at Hofstra CE was a great choice for kick starting his future in Sports Journalism! After taking classes in Hofstra’s Sports Journalism and Broadcast Institute for Teens, Jared… Read more »


Filling in the Gaps: Staying Up-to-Date in Today’s Workplace

In today’s ever-changing professional environment, it is often very difficult to keep up-to-date with your personal and professional development. Whether you are between jobs, just starting something new, or looking to move up the ladder in your career, there are endless reasons to keep yourself polished and your resume up-to-date with new and improved-upon skills…. Read more »


So You Want to be a Voiceover Actor? with Gerry Laytin

With a resume that includes Broadcast Communications Major at Hofstra University, WRHU Executive Board, and industry experience in both client and talent capacities, Gerry Laytin offers great value to students in his Hofstra University course So You Want to be a Voiceover Actor? In this course, Laytin teaches script interpretation, voice modulation, vocal health, how… Read more »


Public Speaking with Confidence with Gerry Laytin

Gerry Laytin’s communications career spans over 30 years with time spent as a corporate spokesperson for small to mid-sized businesses as well as Fortune 100 corporations, and as a graduate assistance instructor for the Dale Carnegie Course, one of the nation’s first and top classes teaching public speaking. Laytin brings this wealth of knowledge and… Read more »