21st Century Workplace Skills Blog

Acting II with Kate Beckman

When it comes to acting, it is very hard to learn the necessary skills and techniques from someone that hasn’t “been there and done that.” Kate Beckman, instructor for Acting II, has been there and done that: from singing in radio productions of popular plays to owning a production company and teaching acting classes, her… Read more »


Celebrity Guest Speakers to Visit Sports Journalism Program for Teens

Hofstra University Continuing Education is pleased to share that some very special celebrity guest speakers are scheduled to visit our Sports Journalism and Broadcasting Institute for Teens! Kenny Albert of Fox Sports is scheduled to visit Introduction to Sportscasting for Teens July 11-15. “Every year over the last decade, one of my summer highlights has… Read more »


Adobe Photoshop for Design with Lockheed Lee

Lockheed Lee is your guide to Photoshop! Lee teaches Adobe Photoshop for Design at Hofstra University. With a Communication Design Degree and over 15 years of experience in the graphic design industry as an Art Director, Graphic Designer and Web Designer, Lee offers tremendous knowledge to his students. Outside the classroom, he is an Advanced… Read more »


Criminal Law with Virginia Clavin Higgins

When it comes to criminal law, Virginia Clavin Higgins is a true expert. With a resume that includes Principal Law Clerk to Supervising Judge of the Nassau County Court, Former Assistant District Attorney, and Village Justice for the Village of Valley Stream, students can feel confident in the depth of knowledge Virginia Clavin Higgins has… Read more »


Personal Training Certificate Courses: Online vs. Face to Face Class

Personal training has evolved into an exciting career that combines multiple aspects of assessment, health, nutrition and fitness. If you’re passionate about fitness and curious about working full or part-time as a personal fitness trainer you need to know the different certificate programs and how to make sense of the alphabet soup of personal training… Read more »