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The College of New Rochelle Announces New Partnership with 1199SEIU Training and Employment Funds to Provide Tuition Discounts for 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East Members

October 10, 2017

The College of New Rochelle (CNR) has formed a new partnership with the 1199SEIU Training and Employment Funds (TEF), a major regional healthcare labor management fund, that will provide tuition discounts to both 1199SEIU members  as well as 1199SEIU contributing employers.
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Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera Joins The College of New Rochelle to Present 4th Annual Scholarship to High School Student

September 19, 2017

The College of New Rochelle’s (CNR) Interim President Dorothy Escribano and New York Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera presented a full scholarship to a high school student from the Bronx today during a special ceremony in Leland Castle at CNR.
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The College of New Rochelle Announces Two New Members to its Board of Trustees

September 7, 2017

The College of New Rochelle announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Trustees: Sr. Christine DeVinne, OSU, president of Ursuline College; and Elizabeth “Liz” Sweney, former Executive Vice President and Chief Merchant of J.C. Penney Company, Inc.
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Eunice Yu, Graduate School Class of 2017, Receives Fulbright Award

July 28, 2017

Eunice Yu, Graduate School, Class of 2017, has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to South Korea in the English Teaching Assistant Program from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
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CNR and Queens College Partner to Address Critical Need for Bilingual Public School Administrators

July 25, 2017

The College of New Rochelle will receive $200K in funding, over a period of two years, from a $500K New York State Department of Education grant, given to Queens College to prepare teachers in bilingual education and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) to transition into administrative roles. 
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The College of New Rochelle Graduates Nearly 1,000 Students during 110th Commencement Ceremony

May 24, 2017

The College of New Rochelle (CNR) celebrated its 110th  Commencement on Tuesday, May 23, at The Beacon Theatre in New York City, with 997 degrees conferred upon students from the School of Arts & Sciences, the School of Nursing & Healthcare Professions, the School of New Resources and the Graduate School. 
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Nursing Students at The College of New Rochelle Achieve All-time High NCLEX Pass Rate

May 22, 2017

The School of Nursing & Healthcare Professions at The College of New Rochelle (CNR) today announced that the pass rate for nursing students who took the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) in the first quarter of 2017 reached an all-time high of 92.4 percent.
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The College of New Rochelle School of Nursing & Healthcare Professions and Westchester County Department of Health Collaborate to Combat Opioid Overdoses

April 18, 2017

The College of New Rochelle (CNR) today announced that an additional forty members of the School of Nursing & Healthcare Professions Class of 2017 were trained in the administration of Nalaxone (Narcan™) to help fight the epidemic of opioid and heroin overdoses, bringing the total number recently trained to eighty.
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The College of New Rochelle to Host Hospice Foundation of America's Annual National Living with Grief ® Teleconference

April 4, 2017

The College of New Rochelle (CNR) will host the Hospice Foundation of America’s annual Living With Grief® Teleconference. The program, broadcast live from Washington, D.C., will be presented on Tuesday, May 2, in Maura Hall Living Room on the New Rochelle Campus, from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
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The College of New Rochelle Announces BET Networks Chairman, CEO Debra L. Lee the Speaker for 110th Commencement Ceremony

March 28, 2017

– Debra L. Lee, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Black Entertainment Television (BET) Networks, a unit of Viacom Inc. and the leading provider of entertainment for the African-American audience and consumers of Black culture globally, will be the keynote speaker for The College of New Rochelle’s 110th Commencement ceremony to be held Tuesday, May 23 at 1 p.m. at the Beacon Theatre in New York City.
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