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Ph. D, Health Sciences, Seton Hall University (Currently)
M.S., Chemistry, Seton Hall University
B.S., Chemistry, Seton Hall University
Harvard University - Higher Education Teaching Certificate
Harvard University - CRISPR: Gene-editing Applications Certificate
Cornell University - Diversity and Inclusion Certificate
Cornell University - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Building a Diverse Workforce Certificate
Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) - Advanced Certificate in Effective College Instruction
Quality Matters - Teaching Online Certificate
Classes: Introduction to Chemistry, Introduction to Environmental Chemistry, College Chemistry I, College Chemistry II, Organic Chemistry I, Organic Chemistry II, Physical Geology, College Student Success
Professor Raffi Manjikian has amassed an impressive higher education background teaching at various institutions across New Jersey since 2012. He has been teaching at Hudson County Community College since 2017, first as an adjunct professor, and now as an Instructor of Chemistry.
Even though he primarily teaches Chemistry, when the opportunity presents itself, he also teaches a variety of other courses at the college. As an educator, he is a reflective practitioner possessing forward-thinking and visionary qualities that show how he is an authentic, transformational, and servant leader. He enjoys helping students develop an appreciation of science through different types of teaching strategies that address multiple learning preferences and backgrounds. Awareness of diversity, equity and inclusion of all students is necessary in supporting academic success and has been a part of his teaching philosophy since he started in the profession.
Whether the class is face to face, remote, hybrid, or fully online, Professor Manjikian always reminds his students that he will continuously support their academic success, inside and outside of the classroom. He does his best to always be available for his students and help them whenever possible. Whether it be a question about lecture, lab, or life, Professor Manjikian strives to best advise his students.