Robert M .Sherfield, Ph.D.

7435 South Eastern Avenue

Suite 5-281

Las Vegas, NV  89123

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Robb is currently a Professor in the Department of English at The College of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas. He is a nationally recognized educator, writer, and speaker having spent the past 22 years working with faculty development, first year success programs, student motivation, and retention.

An award-winning educator, Robb was recently named Educator of the Year at the Community College of Southern Nevada. He twice received the Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award from The University of South Carolina at Union and has received numerous other awards and nominations for outstanding classroom instruction and advisement.

He has co-authored textbooks and trade publications including:
Cornerstone: Creating Success Through Positive Change (First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Concise, Custom, Indian, and Canadian Editions),
Cornerstone: Opening Doors To Career Success
Roadways to Success,
Capstone: Succeeding Beyond College,
365 Things I Learned in College,

Case Studies for the First Year: An Odyssey into Critical Thinking and Problems Solving,

Solving the Professional Development Puzzle: 101 Solutions for Career and Life Planning
(all by Prentice Hall).

His new trade book, The Everything Self-Esteem Book (Adams Media) is available in national bookstores now.

Robb has also been guest speaker to a national audience on Student Success for America Online, sponsored by Prentice Hall / Pearson Education.

He has spoken at annual conferences, workshops and seminars including:
The New York Times/Prentice Hall Education Symposium
The College Reading and Learning Association
The National Association of Developmental Education
The South Carolina Technical Education Association
The National and International First Year Experience
The National Academic Advisor's Association
The California, Pennsylvania, Florida, Oklahoma, Washington, Arizona, and Texas Associations of Career and Private Colleges
The Iowa Student Personnel Association
The Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training
The Club Managerís Association of America
The Society for Corporate Meeting Professionals
The Association for Convention Operations Management
The International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education

Robb has also conducted faculty development workshops and delivered opening convocation keynote addresses to over 250 institutions of higher education across America. Some of those include:

The New York Institute of Technology
Northern Virginia Community College
Houston Community College
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Suffolk Community College
Central Missorui State University
El Paso Community College
Brookdale Community College
The Univeristy of North Dakota
The University of South Carolina
Midlands Technical College
Medgar Evers College
Salt Lake Community College
Miami-Dade Community College
Florida Metropolitian University
The Community Colleges of Spokane
Northeastern Illinois State University
Southwest Texas State Univeristy
Drexel University
New Mexico State University
San Jacinto College
Amarillo College
Brazosport College
Macomb Community College
Des Moines Area Community Colleges
The Art Institutes of Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Las Vegas
The University of Central Arkansas
Delgado Community College
Butler Community College
Iowa Lakes Community College
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee