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Broadway Revival Brings Star and Fellow Alumni Together

January 12, 2018

In late November, more than 25 CNR alumni and staff were Broadway bound to see the revival of Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song starring CNR alumna Mercedes Ruehl ’69 at the Second Stage Theater in Manhattan. Following the performance, Ruehl joined former classmates and friends in the theater’s café to reminisce about their experiences at the College.
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Freshmen Highlight Seminar Projects

December 20, 2017

Freshmen students had the opportunity to highlight their projects on a wide range of topics during the Freshman Seminar Showcase held on December 13 in Maura Ballroom. Students were selected by their peers to represent the six freshman seminars, Theories of Play, Children’s Experience in Healthcare, Citizenship, Politics & Rhetoric, Health Advocacy & Communication, Understanding Happiness, and Leaning In: Gender and Leadership.
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Rosa Parks Campus to Open in New Location in January

December 11, 2017

As the College’s Rosa Parks Campus in Harlem marks the 30th Anniversary of the naming of the campus for the famed Civil Rights activist, final preparations are being made for the Campus to open in its new location in January.
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Melanie Lopez Soto: “Transferring to CNR Was the Best Decision I’ve Ever Made

December 11, 2017

“You are your only limit” is the philosophy that transfer student Melanie Ann Lopez Soto SAS’17 lives by. Originally from Gurabo, Puerto Rico, Melanie transferred to The College of New Rochelle to pursue her dreams of playing volleyball and to one day use the education and practical skills obtained at CNR to become a social media director in New York City.
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CNR to Partner with Doyle Regarding Ansel Adams Museum Set

December 8, 2017

CNR is partnering with Doyle auctioneers to find a new home for the College’s Ansel Adams Museum Set, which will allow the public to have greater access to enjoy this unique collection of photographs by the noted artist. Spanning Adams’ entire career, the set of 75 images includes all of the artist’s best-known work. The set was donated to CNR in 2012 by Caryl Horwitz, a former faculty member at CNR.
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Nursing Students Certify in Mental Health First Aid

December 7, 2017

On Saturday, December 2, 34 CNR nursing students added their names to the growing list of “Mental Health First Aiders” trained to respond to mental health and substance use crises.
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College of New Rochelle Women’s Volleyball Team Competes for Second Consecutive Year at National Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament

November 30, 2017

The College of New Rochelle (CNR) women's volleyball team “The Blue Angels” recently finished its season placing second at the NCAA III (National Collegiate Athletic Association) 2017 Women's Volleyball Championships Georgetown Regional at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas.
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CNR Celebrates International Education Week

November 23, 2017

During International Education Week (IEW) 2017, November 13-17, CNR presented a full roster of opportunities for students to celebrate international culture and cuisine, discuss global concerns, and promote study abroad opportunities.
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CNR Helps Feed Families in Need on Thanksgiving

November 22, 2017

Before daybreak on November 21, 15 CNR students, along with Dr. Michael Gilliam, assistant professor of mathematics, and Tiffani Blake, dean of students, left campus and headed to Chelsea Piers in New York City to once again partner with FeedingNYC by assembling boxes of Thanksgiving meals for families in need.
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National Book Award Finalist Keeps it Real for MFA Students

November 17, 2017

When novelist Angela Flournoy steps up to the microphone in the art-lined gallery of La Maison d'Art, anticipation fills the air. You can hear the audience lean in to listen to her. The National Book Award finalist read selections from her breakout novel, The Turner House, on November 8 as part of the reading series for CNR’s MFA program in creative writing.
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