CNR in the News

Westchester Magazine: College of New Rochelle School of Arts & Science's First Coed Class Arrives

September 7, 2016
According to the college, more than 50 male students from as far as Texas and Puerto Rico have enrolled for the 2016-'17 academic year. 

News12: Making History

September 6, 2016

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Daily Voice: Mamaroneck Resident Ana Rodriguez Goes from Student to Teacher  

August 29, 2016
Realizing she needed to speak English if she wanted to move forward, she put her entire all into learning the language. "Soon I was speaking at a conversational level and could help my parents with everyday communications," she said.

CNN: Can we please stop talking about Ryan Lochte?

August 18, 2016
While Brazilian police were yanking two American swimmers off their flight home on Wednesday night, over at the track, three American women were doing something unprecedented: they swept the 100m hurdles.

CNN: Why fans are brutally dissing Russia at Olympics

August 9, 2016
The global event traditionally sees fans adopting underdogs and cheering on the very last competitor to cross the line, rather than throwing shade in any direction.

CNN: Did Olympic committee finally get something right?

August 5, 2016
Most recently, HBO's detailed expose of IOC practices, from the lavish demands of members to the exacting standards it places on a host city that can threaten its very survival, has made some question whether the Olympics can continue in its current model.. 

Wall Street Journal: A Film Veteran Takes On a New Role: Directing

July 27, 2016
“We used every possible angle we could cheat to make the quad of the College of New Rochelle look big,” Mr. Schamus said. 

CNN: Will Rio Games really be a catastrophe?

July 7, 2016
But even as the Olympics provide moments that cut through and distract from many of the problems and concerns with moments of greatness, it is important to remember that the Olympics are also a window into the world in which we live. 

Westfair Communications: College of New Rochelle looks to keep identity with first fully coed class on way

June 16, 2016
CNR noted in its announcement that its review process throughout the fall involved conversations with thousands of stakeholders, including Ursuline nuns, faculty, students and alumni. The college’s board of trustees unanimously voted to make the School of Arts & Sciences coed in December. 

Lohud: Attracting millennials: Jobs, social life are key

June 16, 2016
Another honoree, Tiffani Blake, dean of students at the College of New Rochelle, agreed, saying that a young workforce would be attracted to creative companies that are "big on diversity and are willing to take risks." 

Lohud: Once homeless, she graduates college with honors

June 7, 2016
At age 18, Jeannot inherited the family’s Section 8 apartment and became the head of her household. She was now the primary caretaker of her two disabled brothers and the family breadwinner with no time to grieve. 

11Alive: Shiba Russell to join Atlanta Alive as morning co-anchor

May 16, 2016
Russell is an Emmy-award winning journalist who has covered breaking news stories across the country, anchoring from the scene of the Newtown, Connecticut, Sandy Hook school massacre and providing extended coverage on the killing of Osama Bin Laden.

Mount Airy News: Cardinals' Hancock to play college tennis

May 2, 2016
“It’s been a dream of mine to play in college. I’ve been training for this since the fifth grade,” he said. “It’s a great school with great academics and great athletics, and just going up there, there was this kind of feel that every athlete there wanted to win and trained to win. That’s the kind of environment I wanted to be around.”

Westfair Communications: Lt. Gov. Hochul on women leaders: 'Don't get in our way'

May 2, 2016
“I feel we just really have a responsibility, those of us who either figured out the secret sauce or just burst our way in through those doors, whether you were welcomed or not,” Hochul said. “You have a responsibility to help others find that pathway.”

Westfair Communications: Westchester Community College pushes for transfer agreements with area colleges

April 14, 2016
Kevin Cavanagh, vice president for enrollment management at The College of New Rochelle, said that since the Great Recession, people have started to take the costs associated with a four-year degree into much stronger consideration.

The Examiner News: WCC Announces Transfer Agreement with College of New Rochelle

April 6, 2016
The articulation agreement signed last Wednesday will allow WCC students to gain entry to The College of New Rochelle’s School of Arts and Sciences with a minimum of 60 credits and be accepted with junior class status.

Amsterdam News: Civil rights legend Myrlie Evers-Wiliams receives
Doctorate of Humane Letters from CNR

March 19, 2016
From the moment she walked into the Castle at the College of New Rochelle, Myrlie Evers-Williams was accompanied by a cluster of admirers and well-wishers. The cluster at this academic convocation last Thursday would be there until she stood alone behind the podium to express her gratitude as a recipient of a Doctor of Humane Letters.

CNN: Is future bleak for Super Bowl?

February 2, 2016
It's Super Bowl time again, and with that comes all the usual kind of football questions: How will five-time MVP quarterback Peyton Manning match up against the Carolina Panthers' defense? Will Manning snag one more title before he retires, or will rising star Cam Newton lead his team to their first Super Bowl title? Oh, and will the balls be properly inflated?

Bronxville Daily Voice: Judith Huntington, The College of New Rochelle

January 22, 2016
A CPA by profession, Huntington first came to know The College of New Rochelle through her role as a client senior manager for KPMG. After working with the college from the other side of the table for nearly ten years, she was approached by New Rochelle's retiring CFO to see if she would be interested in coming on as his replacement. 

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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."

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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