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CNR in the News - Archive

2015

National Catholic Reporter: Crèches from the Americas offer an epiphany on migration, social justice

December 30, 2015
The show’s curator, Professor Nereida Segura-Rico, a scholar of Spanish language and literature at the college, says the issues that currently dominate the national and global conversation, namely immigration, border security, and the refugee crisis, had a strong influence over the pieces she selected.
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North Salem Daily Voice: Take a Tour of the World with The College of New Rochelle's Crèche Collection

December 2015
With Christmas right around the corner, the College of New Rochelle's Castle Gallery is helping Westchester residents get in the spirit with an exhibit showcasing nativity scenes from across the Americas.
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Business Officer: Sharing Services Benefits Both

December 2015
Recognizing that technology is a driving force in the instructional methods and administrative processes of higher education, Judith Huntington, CNR’s president, endorses the concept of sharing services.
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Fios1: SAS to Accept Male Students

December 9, 2015
After more than a century of being an all-female program, The College of New Rochelle has now announced they will be accepting male students into their School of Arts & Sciences.
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November 24, 2015

At 41, she is a student at the College of New Rochelle and has one semester remaining in the undergraduate communications program. “I’m a senior,” she said. “Then I graduate.”
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USA Today: Title-winning soccer team from Maine a microcosm of refugee success

November 19, 2015
Emmy Award-winner Amy Bass made the connection between the global discussion about Syrian refugees, the recent terrorism attacks in Paris and the Lewiston soccer team for CNN.
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CNN: How soccer made refugees Americans

November 19, 2015
That the first blasts of last Friday's attacks in Paris were heard outside Stade de France should not be a surprise.
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October 10, 2015
Mariano Rivera might have retired from the Yankees in 2013, but the game's greatest reliever hasn't strayed too far from the Bronx.
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Harlem Community Newspapers: Educational Gem in Brooklyn for Adults

October 1, 2015
Did you know that there is a college in Brooklyn that focuses on accommodating adult students--21 year olds and up? A college that gives you college credits for life experience? Well, there is and it is the College of New Rochelle, School of New Resources--located at 1368 Fulton Street, in Restoration Plaza.
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The Daily Voice: Mariano Rivera Helps Distribute School Supplies At New Rochelle Church

September 1, 2015
Rivera and his wife, Pastor Clara Rivera of Refuge of Hope Church, along with Heavenly Productions Foundation of Armonk and College of New Rochelle President Judith Huntington and her students distributed hundreds of backpacks with school supplies to children in need.
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The Boston Globe: LA Comfortable with Olympic bid in ways Boston wasn't

August 12, 2015
The 1984 Games were staged under voter-approved restrictions on the use of public money, forcing organizers led by Peter Ueberroth to stage a low-cost, privately funded Olympics that is still the model for US bids. The Games made more than $200 million in profit. Running successful Games brings confidence, said Amy Bass, a professor of history at The College of New Rochelle.
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Manhattan Times: New look at CNR

July 30, 2015
The College of New Rochelle (CNR) has been selected to receive the 2015 Innovation Award for Resource Enhancement from the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) for the development of a unique shared services model for technological advancement in collaboration with Marist College.
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CNN :A towering World Cup victory for U.S. -- and women

July 6, 2015
Did you watch it? Did you see it? It. Was. Amazing. The win by the U.S. Women's National Team over Japan in the Women's World Cup final at BC Place in Vancouver, British Columbia was -- instantly -- one for the ages.
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DC-37 Public Employee Press :The College of New Rochelle graduates first class of Public Health Nurses

June 2015
For Local 436 President Judith Arroyo, the graduation and pinning ceremony of 18 members of the local at the campus of the College of New Rochelle May 11 was a milestone. The 18 Jr. Public Health Nurses were the first to graduate with a bachelor of science nursing degree from the DC 37 campus of the College of New Rochelle.
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DC-37 Public Employee Press: District Council 37 college graduates seize the day

June 2015
"Many of you are the first in your family to graduate from college," Dr. Darryl Jones, dean of the School of New Resources, told the grads above cheers from an audience of 400. "You advanced with vision, perseverance and sacrifice - and support from your families and your union - to embody the transformative power of education."
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Amsterdam News: Anti–gun violence activist graduates from College of New Rochelle

June 18, 2015
Youth and anti–gun violence activist Chris Foye just earned a degree from the College New Rochelle. The sense of great achievement is not lost on him. In 2009, his son, Chris Shakim Owens, 13, was shot and killed by a stray bullet at a Harlem barbecue.
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LoHud: New City's King wrapping up record-breaking career at CNR

With a perfect conference regular season record in sight, The College of New Rochelle's Meghan King stepped up. The senior outside hitter from New City, totaled 29 kills, 12 digs and eight service aces in three games against conference foes. The week saw the Blue Angels win the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular season title. All five conference games were won in 3-0 sweeps.
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CNN: With Blatter gone, can FIFA be fixed?

June 2, 2015
The one thing that FIFA may have already learned from the scandal that rocked its luxury hotel doors in Switzerland last week? Image is everything.
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CNN: The ugly example FIFA scandal sets for soccer kids

May 27, 2015
A number of FIFA officials were arrested Wednesday at the five-star hotel Baur au Lac in an early-morning raid. Prosecutors have issued arrest warrants for 14 people in the corruption probe and the U.S. investigation targets alleged wrongdoing over 24 years. The charges range from money laundering to fraud and racketeering.
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914 Inc: CNR Graduate Rosa Kittrell Barksdale Honored by Westchester Magazine

Fearless, determined, and devoted to helping others, Rosa Kittrell Barksdale founded Barksdale Home Care Services in her early 40s—and 33 years later she's still top dog.
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CNN: Can Baseball Bring a City Together?

April 29, 2015
Last weekend, as Baltimore reacted to the death of Freddie Gray, the young man who died last week from a spinal cord injury he suffered while in police custody, Major League Baseball had a problem on its hands. Saturday's game between the Orioles and Red Sox had gone into extra innings in Camden Yards, with plenty of fans for both teams glued to their seats.
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News 12 Westchester: Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul Rallies Support for Legislation at CNR

April 22, 2015
A new law could help prevent sexual assaults on college campuses. On Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul was at the College of New Rochelle to rally support for the legislation.
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Cosmopolitan: CNR Grad Featured as One of 10 Incredible Women Who Fought for Equal Pay

April 14, 2015
Moore, a New York City safety agent, sued after learning she was making $7,000 less than men in the same type of work, and her lawsuit eventually brought about a $38 million settlement for herself and others affected by the pay gap, and a new contract with a 33 percent raise.
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WAMC: Marist, CNR Collaborate On Technology Management

March 27, 2015
Marist College and The College of New Rochelle recently announced an effort to implement and host a fully integrated Enterprise Resource Planning, or ERP, system on a privately-shared high performance platform. Essentially, the idea is creating a new operating model for technology management in higher education.
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Westchester Magazine: CNR Nursing Program Named One of Life Changing Programs in Westchester

March 17, 2015
Within the county, one program that stands out is The College of New Rochelle's undergraduate nursing program. Drawing on the resources close by, seniors in the program participate in a one-on-one mentorship with a registered nurse with whom they make hospital rounds.
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