21st Century Workplace Skills Blog

ASL Linguistics I with Mary Altuna

Mary Altuna is a RID Certified Interpreter, Teacher of the Deaf, Teacher of the Speech & Hearing Handicapped, Reading Teacher and SLPI Rater. She has over 32 years of experience in Deaf Education and as an Interpreter. She also has over 20 years of experience teaching Linguistics of ASL, training prospective interpreters and teaching ASL…. Read more »


Certified Financial Planner Courses with Kevin J. Cantwell CFP

Kevin Cantwell has been a Certified Planner Practitioner for over 15 years and has worked in the financial services industry for 20 years. He holds a Master’s Degree in Accounting. Cantwell uses his training as a planner to assist individuals and business owners in preparing for their financial future. He also teaches at Hofstra University… Read more »


Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices with Randy Graves

If you’re looking to learn from an expert in Cisco Networking, Randy Graves is an excellent choice! With over 15 years of experience in setting up TCP/IP networks and implementing Cisco networking devices, Randy knows these systems inside and out and will help guide you toward personal and professional success through this two-part program. Upon… Read more »


Legal Research and Writing with Lesli Hiller

Lesli Hiller, a Principal Law Clerk and member of the New York State Bar since 1999, has been teaching Legal Research and Writing at Hofstra for the last 12 years. Part of the Paralegal Certificate Program, this class will help give students research skills and teach them how to apply them to legal writing, as… Read more »


Insurance Studies with John Frizalone

With over 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry, John Frizalone, a recognized insurance and workers’ compensation professional and MBA graduate from Hofstra, is nothing short of an expert in the insurance industry. He uses his experiences in working for top-tier companies like Aon Risk Services, Zurich Insurance Co., and The Risk Management Planning Group… Read more »