MFA Faculty Teach Art of Creative Writing at New Rochelle Public Library

July 26, 2016

Three professors from The College of New Rochelle’s new MFA program in creative writing are helping members of the local community hone their literary skills this summer. Nick Smart, professor of English; Daniel Smith, Critchlow Endowed Chair in English; and Steven Hobbs, MFA program director and instructional staff, Letters, are teaching free creative writing classes for adults and high school students at the New Rochelle Public Library.
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CNR Awarded $2.6 Million Federal Grant to Assist Nursing Students

July 15, 2016

The College of New Rochelle has been awarded nearly $2.6 million in federal grant money to provide scholarships for economically disadvantaged students pursuing careers in nursing or other healthcare fields over the next four years.
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Class of 2020 Enjoys the CNR Experience at Summer Orientation

July 11, 2016

The College of New Rochelle welcomed members of the Class of 2020 for two days of Orientation events on Wednesday, June 29 - Thursday, June 30, 2016.
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Rivera Scholarship Winners Enjoy Taste of CNR at Orientation

June 30, 2016

Among the incoming freshman who arrived at The College of New Rochelle for Orientation on June 29, 2016, were Cheyenne Abreu and Luis Soto, this year’s recipients of the Mariano and Clara Rivera Scholarship.
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2016 Alumnae/i College Creates Joyful New Memories for CNR Graduates

June 21, 2016

More than 300 graduates of The College of New Rochelle returned to campus Friday, June 10-Sunday, June 12, 2016, for Alumnae/i College. The 78th annual reunion brought together members of classes ending in “1” and “6” for a weekend of reminiscence, laughter, and reconnection.  

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Despite Hurdles, Bianca Jeannot SAS’16 Shines at CNR

June 2, 2016

During her four years at The College of New Rochelle, Bianca Jeannot SAS’16 was a typical college student in many ways. But in addition to the usual concerns of schoolwork, socializing, and career planning, the Bronx resident had more pressing matters to consider.
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Commencement Speaker Robin Roberts Tells CNR Class of 2016 to “Dream Big and Focus Small”

May 26, 2016

Jubilant cheers and applause echoed throughout the Beacon Theatre in Manhattan time and again as The College of New Rochelle held its 109th Annual Commencement on May 24, 2016. 
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2016 Graduates Celebrate with Loved Ones at Hooding Ceremonies

May 25, 2016

In the days leading up to Commencement, The College of New Rochelle held hooding ceremonies on each of the six campuses for each of the Colleges four schools. 
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Katy Baudendistel SAS’16 Excels in Academics and Leadership at CNR

May 23, 2016

A glimmer of tears shone in the eyes of Katy Baudendistel SAS’16 during a recent awards luncheon for graduating seniors. And no wonder.
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School of Nursing Holds National Nurses Week Celebration and Pinning Ceremony

May 18, 2016

The School of Nursing at The College of New Rochelle marked the close of National Nurses Week on May 12, 2016, with a luncheon for students and faculty in Maura Ballroom. The event, which coincided with the birthday of Florence Nightingale, featured an exhibition on safe patient staffing legislation as well as Nightingale’s contributions to the field of nursing.
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