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CNR Graduates Inaugural MFA Class

CNR Graduates Inaugural MFA Class

June 22, 2018

From the day she won a poetry contest in second grade, Elizabeth Kelso had an inkling she could write. However, it wasn’t until 40 years later, when the Bronx native enrolled in The College of New Rochelle’s Master of Fine Arts Program to pursue a degree in Creative Writing, that she realized her true potential.
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CNR Professor Dr. Amy Bass’ New Book Optioned by Netflix

CNR Professor Dr. Amy Bass’ New Book Optioned by Netflix

June 21, 2018

CNR History Professor Dr. Amy Bass’ new book, One Goal: A Coach, a Team, and the Game that Brought a Divided Town Together, has continued to collect accolades since its release in February. The latest came on Wednesday, June 20, when the Hollywood Reporter announced that Netflix had optioned the rights to make a film or television series out of One Goal.
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Bettye Lee, SNR’18 Taking Life-Long Learning to a New Level

Bettye Lee, SNR’18 Taking Life-Long Learning to a New Level

June 19, 2018

When Bettye Lee strode across the Beacon Theatre stage to receive her diploma, she had the distinction of being the most senior graduate at The College of New Rochelle’s 111th commencement and was about to realize the culmination of an educational journey 76 years in the making
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Alumnae Renew Friendships at Alumnae College 2018

Alumnae Renew Friendships at Alumnae College 2018

June 13, 2018

Alumnae from the classes ending in 3s and 8s returned to CNR this past weekend to renew friendships and reminisce about their college years during Alumnae College 2018. The weekend began with a reception in the Mooney Center showcasing the wonderful artwork of Anne Therese Dillen, OSU SAS’58, followed by a barbecue on Maura Lawn.
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CNR Celebrates the Academic Journey at 111th Commencement

CNR Celebrates the Academic Journey at 111th Commencement

May 23, 2018

New York City’s Beacon Theatre was the site for an enthusiastic and historic ceremony as The College of New Rochelle celebrated its 111th Annual Commencement on May 22, 2018. 
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Class of 2018 Recognized with Awards at Hooding Ceremonies

Class of 2018 Recognized with Awards at Hooding Ceremonies

May 21, 2018

The days leading up to Commencement were ones of joy and celebration as hooding ceremonies were held for each of the College’s four schools and each campus in honor of graduating students.
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Student Athletes and Student Leaders Recognized at Annual Banquet

Student Athletes and Student Leaders Recognized at Annual Banquet

May 18, 2018

The College of New Rochelle’s Division of Student Services, in conjunction with the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, hosted its annual Leadership and Athletic Banquet on Thursday, April 26, in the Wellness Center on the New Rochelle Campus.
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Making History: First Male Students Graduate from School of Arts & Sciences

Making History: First Male Students Graduate from School of Arts & Sciences

May 18, 2018

When they transferred to The College of New Rochelle last year to complete their degrees, neither Chris Brannon nor Cristian Perez Del Castillo expected that they would be making history.
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Alumnae/i Lecture Series Concludes with “Bob Dylan’s Last Record”

Alumnae/i Lecture Series Concludes with “Bob Dylan’s Last Record”

May 16, 2018

The College’s Alumnae/i Lecture Series wrapped up in April with “Bob Dylan’s Last Record,” presented by Dr. Nick Smart, professor of English in the School of Arts & Sciences and an expert on the artist whose music and lyrics provided the soundtrack to the American Civil Rights and Anti-war movements of the 1960s.
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CNR to Present Honorary Degree to Aulana Pharis Peters, First African American Woman to Serve on U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, During 111th Commencement Ceremony

CNR to Present Honorary Degree to Aulana Pharis Peters, First African American Woman to Serve on U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, During 111th Commencement Ceremony

May 15, 2018

The College of New Rochelle will bestow an honorary degree on Aulana Pharis Peters, one of only three women – and the first African-American woman – to serve as Commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, during its 111th Commencement ceremony on Tuesday, May 22 at the Beacon Theater in New York City.
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