|BCC announces new hire, Roger Corriveau|
|12:00AM / Wednesday, February 13, 2002|
Berkshire Community College announces the addition of Roger Corriveau as Director of International Student Services. Corriveau joined the college on February 1st and brings with him extensive professional experience in international education administration and management.
Areas of expertise include training, cross-cultural programming, international student and scholar services, study abroad programs and faculty exchanges.
At BCC, Corriveau will be responsible for the supervision of the federally funded international student program sponsored by Georgetown University including budget development and administration, housing coordination, social and educational programming and personal and academic student development.
He received a Bachelor's of Arts in 1974 from Bridgwater State College, in Bridgewater, Mass., and in 1976 he joined the Peace Corps where he spent two years in Chad, Africa, as a teacher.
He also received a Master's of Science in Secondary Education (English) in 1980 from the College of Staten Island/CUNY, New York, where he also spent more than 12 years as an educator and administrator. There he created and managed student and faculty services at the Center for International Service as the Assistant Director. The Center served more than 500 international students and scholars through study abroad programs.
Corriveau who currently lives in Kinderhook, N.Y., has been a guest speaker and facilitator at the regional and national level on subjects ranging from "Setting you a FSA Office" to "The World in Balance: A Health Orientation for New Foreign Students," "International Students AIDS Education Project," and more.
He has traveled extensively to such places as Cameroon, Chad, Canada, France, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Ireland, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.