Dr. Joyce Rain Anderson, assistant professor of English, was the keynote speaker with Lee Farrrow of My Sister's Keeper, at the South Shore Parent Leadership Conference held in Brockton. The presentation was titled "Strengthening Families to Strengthen Communities," and was filed by Brockton cable TV. Dr. Anderson was also elected to a third term as board president of the Brockton Neighborhood Health Center. Additionally, she was one of the speakers at the Women's Community Leadership Development Summit at Stonehill College. In June, Dr. Anderson will present her paper, "Connecting People and Places: Native American Programming at Bridgewater," at the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association Conference at Mohegan Sun.