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The College of New Rochelle Awarded $2.7 Million Federal Grant to Provide Advanced Education to Teachers of English Language Learners

October 13, 2016

The College of New Rochelle (CNR) has been awarded a $2.7 million National Professional Development grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund a program to address the critical need for advanced education for teachers of English language learners (ELL) through graduate-level teacher certificate programs.
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Battle of the Ballot: The College of New Rochelle to Host “The Political Psychology of the 2016 Election”

October 7, 2016

The College of New Rochelle today announced it will host a public lecture on the 2016 election that will focus on the ways both presidential candidates, Donald Trump and Secretary Hillary Clinton, have attempted to communicate sincerity, understanding, and competence to the voters, while trying to undermine each other’s messages.
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The College of New Rochelle Named to President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for Sixth Straight Year

September 29, 2016

For the sixth consecutive year, The College of New Rochelle (CNR) has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
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Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera Joins CNR President to Present Full Scholarships to Two Local High School Students

September 22, 2016

The College of New Rochelle’s President, Judith Huntington, along with New York Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera and his wife, Clara Rivera, presented full scholarships to two deserving high school students from Yonkers today during a presentation ceremony.
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The College of New Rochelle Welcomes First Co-Ed Freshman Class

September 7, 2016

A new era began at The College of New Rochelle (CNR) today when it welcomed its first coeducational freshman class to the School of Arts & Sciences.
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The College of New Rochelle Announces Appointment of New Deans

August 8, 2016

The College of New Rochelle announces the appointment of Dr. David Donnelly as Dean of the Graduate School and Dr. Kristine Southard as Dean of the School of New Resources. Donnelly will also serve as interim dean of the School of Arts & Sciences.
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The College of New Rochelle Awarded $2.6 Million Federal Grant to Assist Nursing Students

July 15, 2016

The College of New Rochelle (CNR) 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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The College of New Rochelle Announces Selection of Academic Vice President for Competitive National Leadership Development Program

May 16, 2016

The College of New Rochelle is pleased to announce that Dr. Kathryn LaFontana, Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs, is one of 30 administrators in higher education nationwide selected by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to participate in the 2016–2017 Senior Leadership Academy.
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The College of New Rochelle Student Alyssa Medina Awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to Study Abroad

May 10, 2016

Alyssa Medina SAS’17 a biology major at The College of New Rochelle (CNR) from the Bronx, has been selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad in Costa Rica this summer. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the scholarship program aims to diversify the students who study and intern abroad, as well as expand the variety of countries they visit.
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The College of New Rochelle and Signature Bank Collaborate to Improve Financial Literacy for Students

May 6, 2016

There is an understandable focus on ensuring that students emerge from college not only with a degree but also with the skills and background to succeed in their careers. With the further goal of ensuring that students have the understanding to navigate their financial affairs during and after their education, The College of New Rochelle and Signature Bank have partnered to offer students a new Credit for Credit program for financial literacy.
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