Your dreams. Our mission.
Craig E. Mack
EdD, Johnson & Wales University
MEd, University of South Carolina
BLS, Bowling Green State University
|Phone ||(781) 239-3157|
|Dr. Mack has a variety of professional higher education experience that ranges from a large, private university to a small, public community college. He is dedicated to student success through personal growth and professional development. He takes pride in helping students through college transitions related to academic preparedness, finances, and personal and career development. In the course of his professional career Dr. Mack has been responsible for several areas including orientation, off-campus services, financial assistance, student life, student conduct, compliance, wellness, community service, retention, and student development. |
Over the past two decades, Dr. Mack has been involved in a number of professional associations and volunteer agencies. Locally, he served as the Executive Director for the Allston-Brighton Food Pantry in Brighton, MA from 2000 – 2003. Nationally, he served as the President of the National Orientation Directors Association (2007 – 2010), a higher education non-profit providing education, leadership, and professional development in the fields of college student orientation, transition, and retention.
Currently Dr. Mack is the Project Director for the Title III Student Success Initiatives grant at the College. The grant was awarded to MassBay Community College in 2010 by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education. The work of the Title III project at MassBay focuses on strengthening the institution and Improving Student Success through a variety of initiatives and interventions based on retention and student persistence. The successful initiatives of the project will be imbedded into institutional practices.
|Awards:||Outstanding Service, NODA – College Orientation, Transition, & Retention 2006|
Distinguished Achievement Award, MassBay Community College 2009
SGA Appreciation Award, MassBay Student Government 2011
|Mack, C. E. (2011). Impact of recreation centers on two New England campuses. Ann Arbor, Michigan: ProQuest.|
Mack, C. E. (2010). Overview of the orientation, transition, & retention field. In J. A. Ward-Roof (Ed.), Designing successful transitions: A guide for orienting students to college (Monograph No. 13, 3rd ed.). Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina. National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.