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Jeff Van Dreason

Jeff is the Interim Chair & Associate Professor for the Departments of Academic Development - Humanities & Social Sciences

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How BFIT makes good citizens

Posted by Jeff Van Dreason on Jan 24, 2017 9:36:36 AM

Here at Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, we strive to inform our students and empower them to stay informed, not only about their ever-evolving technical fields, but a wide variety of relevant social issues that will affect them both inside and outside their future workplaces.

After completing my American History course this past Fall, I was touched and surprised by how many students told me they appreciated that the course had given them a richer historical context concerning where our country came from. Several of them admitted to being shocked they didn’t learn much of this material in high school and felt they were now more prepared to navigate their futures, knowing more about their pasts.

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