Dr. Veronie Lawrence Wright Named Director of SNR Brooklyn Campus
NEW ROCHELLE, NY, November 25, 2013 – Dr. Veronie Lawrence Wright has been appointed Director of The College of New Rochelle School of New Resources' Brooklyn Campus.
A native of Birmingham, England, Dr. Lawrence Wright, has more than a decade of experience in higher education at public and private colleges throughout New York City. Prior to joining the School of New Resources, she was a counseling faculty and project manager for Bronx Community College. In 2010, Dr. Lawrence Wright earned a Doctorate in Education from Delaware State University, specializing in Leadership, Administration, and Supervision. Her educational career began as an adjunct at the School of New Resources Co-op City Campus. She also served as an adjunct professor for the Graduate School.
Dr. Lawrence Wright earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Hunter College, a Master's in Public Administration from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and a Master's in Higher Education Administration from Baruch College.
As an educator and administrator, Dr. Lawrence Wright is passionate about students – looking beyond their limitations to see their possibilities. She explains, "When students are empowered to take advantage of learning opportunities, as well as academic and personal development, they will become tomorrow's leaders."
Founded in 1972, The College of New Rochelle's School of New Resources has graduated more than 17,000 adult learners with baccalaureate liberal arts degrees and has been recognized internationally as a model for adult education. More than 52 percent of SNR graduates have gone on to obtain advanced degrees at college and universities nationwide. Many hold senior management positions in the public and private sectors. SNR currently serves an average of 4,000 adult students on six campuses located in Brooklyn, Co-op City, the South Bronx, New Rochelle, Harlem, and at DC-37 Union Headquarters in Manhattan. Each campus is designed to serve as an extension of its community and offers students classes in the mornings, evening, and on weekends. Visit the College's website at www.cnr.edu/snr, or contact the school directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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