Joseph Monterio began working as an intern on October 2 and will be working 12 hours each week as part of his program at Roxbury Community College (RCC). He is a candidate for an associate of science degree in information system technology with an anticipated graduation date of May 2015.
Joseph Montiero, Roxbury Community College Intern
Joseph will be working Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
Joseph is our eighth co-op in the HSPH-RCC partnership coordinated by the HSPH Office of Human Resources.
Please join us in welcoming Joseph to the Harvard School of Public Health!
Thank you for the outstanding turnout at today’s Tech Day. Hundreds of HSPH community members stopped by to learn about Office 365, VDI, Canvas, new Dell products, BlueJeans video conferencing, Mediasite course capture, and responsive web design. Dozens participated in tours of our new distance learning and video production studios and the HSPH server room.
We raffled off a number of items that IT staff members are excited about.
The winners are:
Dell Venue 7 Tablet
Nang H. Tin Movng
Dell Bluetooth portable speaker
Beth Chaplin, Jacke Willis, and Sonya Milonova
FUELActive Portable Charger – charge your iPhone, iPod, Android or other USB device, anytime, anywhere
Congratulations to Louis, Iris, Casey, Nang, Beth, Jacke and Sonya! The prizes can either be picked up at the HSPH Helpdesk in Kresge LL15 or we will arrange for delivery.
Based on the strong turnout, we hope to do another Tech Day in the spring.
The HSPH Department of Information Technology welcomes new hire Kevin Brunswick. Kevin joins the Media and Educational Technology Services (METS) team as an educational video production specialist.
Kevin Brunswick, educational video production specialist
Kevin joins us after working the past six years as an independent audio and video producer. He has worked for a variety of clients for documentary, industrial, corporate and live events. Kevin worked with production companies Jamtron and Beryllium and traveled to Scotland, Ireland, China, and Spain with creative staff from inside the travel and education company EF Tours. Kevin has also produced outreach videos for the Harvard Graduate School of Education and flipped classroom video for Suffolk University Law School.
Kevin brings many years of experience with audio-visual technology to HSPH. Prior to embarking on his freelance production career, Kevin managed operations for the sales division of Rule Boston Camera, where he acquired AV equipment installation experience.
Kevin is a graduate of Boston University, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in communications with a focus on film production.
Please join us in welcoming Kevin to our technical staff and to the HSPH community!
Kevin is the technical director for a WBUR radio program, podcast, and live event called You’re the Expert where a panel of comedians guess what an academic studies. It’s educational and it’s fun!
We are pleased to report that 2010-11 Northeastern University Co-Op Nicholas Wong has graduated from Northeastern University and returned to Harvard University to begin his career.
Nick has joined the Harvard Business School as a media technology specialist.
Welcome back to Harvard and congratulations Nick!
A great crowd attended Bill Mahoney’s retirement celebration on Friday, August 15, 2014.
Congratulations Bill and thank you for 45 years of service to HSPH and Harvard University!
We are pleased to welcome two new additions to the Department of Information Technology, Christopher Doherty and Deion Barawid. Both Chris and Deion are Northeastern University students and will be working for 6 months full-time as co-ops at HSPH as part of their degree program. They replace Lina Ji and TJ Porter, who completed their assignments with great success.
Chris Doherty, Co-op
Chris Doherty is a candidate for a bachelor of science in information science and business and will graduate from Northeastern in May 2016. His last co-op was with John Hancock – Investment Division in Boston, where he was a project coordinator supporting the Resource Allocation process for the Investment Division. He was selected as a John Hancock High Performer Co-op.
Chris studied tenor saxophone for 9 years and achieved best soloist award at the Berklee College of Music High School Jazz Festival.
He will be working the 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM shift.
Deion Barawid, Co-op
Deion Barawid is a candidate for a bachelor of science in computer science and cognitive psychology and will graduate from Northeastern in May 2016. This is his first co-op position.
He was a National Director for the Filipino Intercollegiate Networking Dialogue, Inc., from August 2012 to May 2013, where he collaborated with other national directors across the East coast to help plan and organize larger-scale conferences.
Deion has designed and built sets and organized light fixtures/wiring with a team for theatrical productions. He also has studied saxophone and percussion!
He will be working the 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM shift.
Please join us in welcoming Chris and Deion to the Harvard School of Public Health!
We are pleased to welcome Cassandra Depietro to the Department of Information Technology. Cassie began a summer internship on June 4 working for the Media and Educational Technology Services (METS) team.
She is currently a graduate student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst studying applied mathematics where she maintains an impressive 3.7 GPA. In 2013, she completed her bachelor of science in mathematics at Fairfield University where she was a member of Pi Mu Epsilon, the national mathematics honor society.
She will assist the METS team in preparing for our migration from iSites to Canvas learning management system as well with testing statistical software within our virtual desktop infrastructure environment.
Previously, Cassie has worked as a teaching assistant at UMass, a research assistant at Fairfield, and a math tutor at Mathnasium Learning Center. She has also studied abroad at Regent’s American College in London.
Please join us in welcoming Cassie to the Harvard School of Public Health!
The Department of Information Technology congratulates its staff members honored at HSPH’s recent Celebration with the Stars.
- Sarah Bearse for 5 years in service
- Alex Garcia for 15 years in service
- Deane Eastwood for 20 years in service
- Brian Pedranti for 20 years in service
Left to Right: Alex Garcia-Rangel, Brian Pedranti, Deane Eastwood and Sarah Bearse
Velex Desir began working as a co-op in early February and will work part-time through May as part of his program at Roxbury Community College (RCC). He received a Certified Computer Networking Associate (CCNA) in the Cisco Certification Program in January 2014. He is a candidate for an associate of science degree in computer science with an anticipated graduation date of May 2014.
Velex is fluent in French, Spanish, Creole and Latin! He is our sixth co-op in the HSPH-RCC partnership coordinated by the HSPH Office of Human Resources.
Velex Desir, Roxbury Community College Co-op
Velex will work Monday – Thursday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Please join us in welcoming Velex to the Harvard School of Public Health!
Helton Alves began working as a co-op on January 16 and will be working 10-12 hours each week through early May as part of his program at Roxbury Community College (RCC). He is a candidate for an associate degree in network administration with an anticipated graduation date of May 2014.
At RCC, Helton is a team leader for the “Find My Fine Application” academic support group. One of this group’s recent accomplishments was to create a helpdesk ticketing application using the .NET technologies.
Helton Alves, Roxbury Community College Intern
Helton is our fifth co-op in the HSPH-RCC partnership coordinated by the HSPH Office of Human Resources.
Please join us in welcoming Helton to the Harvard School of Public Health!