A R O U N D C N R
The College of New Rochelle participated in a
joint effort by dozens of
colleges in the Women’s College Coalition to spotlight the
accomplishments of women’s college graduates. The full page ad
ran nationwide in The New York Times.
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for the Whole Family
On sunny Sunday, May 1, the 33rd Annual Strawberry Festival was held on
Maura Lawn and the campus was filled with family, friends, and the
community enjoying a day of fun-filled activities for the whole
family. m o r e
CNR Community Fans
Out to Serve
On April 14, over 150 faculty, staff and students from The College of
New Rochelle performed community service at 21 organizations throughout
New Rochelle and New York City. m o r e
Awareness Focus of Art Therapy Symposium
The Graduate Art Therapy Program at CNR was the host of the American
Art Therapy Association Symposium on Multiculturalism Awareness on
April 16. The key issues of this all-day session were multiculturalism
and diversity training, and effective interventions that art therapists
may develop to assist clients of various cultures and
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Hosts Third Biennial Forum on Foreign Language Education
Dr. Kathleen Madigan SAS ‘80, Chair of the Classical and Modern
Languages Department at Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri,
who recently spent a year in Senegal as a Fulbright scholar, was the
keynote speaker at the April 8 Biennial Forum on Foreign Language. She
spoke on her recent experience as a Fulbright scholar in Africa.
McCarthy Discusses Peacemaking
Colman McCarthy, founder of the Center for Teaching Peace, spoke
on April 12 at the annual Presidential Lecture of the Westchester
Consortium for International Studies. Over 150 students, faculty,
and alumnae/i attended his talk on “Peacemaking in Time of War.”
SAS holds 20th
The School of Arts & Sciences held its 20th Annual Honors
Conference Day to spotlight independent study student research projects
done for the CNR Honors Program.
School of Arts &
Sciences sophomore Omega Dale with her project which contrasted taboos of
ancient cultures with the mores that we have in today’s society.
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Reception for Art Exhibit on
Attracts Capacity Crowd at Castle Gallery
The opening reception for “From Venice
to Vegas: Circus Memorabilia from the Collection of
Earl Chaney” was held in the Castle Gallery on April 10.
features rare artifacts from Mr.
collection of circus memorabilia, which ranks among the best in the
world. Visitors to the Castle Gallery will see vintage photos, original
circus posters, costumes, programs, clown shoes and other memorabilia
-- some of which have never before been seen in public.
F A C U L T Y F O C U S
Dr. Barbara Adams, Instructional Staff
at the Rosa Parks Campus of the School of New Resources, is one of the
contributors to the recently published 2005 Encyclopedia of Black
In October 2004, Dr. Rebecca Lafleur, Associate Professor of
Psychology, SAS became the newsletter editor for the Association for
in Psychology (AWP). This is a 3-year term during which she will also
serve on AWP's Implementation Collective (planning board).
Dr. Kenneth Doka, Professor of Gerontology, GS, has co-edited another
book in the Living with Grief series published by the Hospice
Foundation of America. The book is entitled Living with Grief: Ethical
Dilemmas at the End-of-Life. This is his 18th book.
Dr. Judy Gordon, Associate Professor of Social Work, SAS, had a
“Global Perspectives on Women’s Rights,” published in a social work
text Teaching International Content:
Curriculum Resources for Social
Dr. Ann Raia, Associate Professor in the Classics Department, SAS,
published a reader for Latin students at the high school and college
level, The Worlds of Roman Women: A
Latin Reader, with two other
colleagues. Dr. Raia also recently served as a consultant to an Honors
Seminar in Rome with a seminar entitled "Rome Unearthed: Applications
Dr. Roblyn Rawlins, Assistant Professor of Sociology and head of
Women’s Studies, SAS, in April presented a paper entitled, "Science,
Expertise, and Child-Rearing Prescriptions Regarding Early Intellectual
Development in Children Across the 20th Century," at the Society for
Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting in Atlanta. Her chapter,
"Science and The Social Meaning of Early Intellectual Development In
Children: From 19th Century Pathology to 20th Century Potential," will
be appearing in Science In The
Service Of The Child to be published
later this year. Her invited review of Childhood and Children's
Culture, edited by Flemming Mouritsen and Jens Qvortup appears
month's Contemporary Sociology,
Dr. Nick Smart, Associate Professor of English, SAS, published an
article, “The Family Business: Folklore and Psychobiography in
Helen Papanikolas’ An Amulet of Greek Earth,” in The Charioteer: An
Annual Review of Modern Greek Culture.
Dr. Anne Ferrari, Associate Professor and Chair of Psychology, SAS, has
a chapter entitled, “Teaching-Oriented Institutions: And Those Who
Can’t” in Life After Graduate School
in Psychology: Insiders Advice
from New Psychologists.
Dr. Anne Duval Frost, Associate Professor, SN, participated last
December in two seminars as part of a Nursing Leadership Forum at the
University of Virginia School of Nursing in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Her talk focused on entrepreneurship in community-based health
promotion. A highlight was Crash Course, developed by Dr. Frost as a
program for middle school and high school students that emphasizes
interventions for alcohol toxicity. In March, Dr. Frost shared the
podium with NY Governor Pataki and Westchester District Attorney
Jeanine Pirro at a press conference in White Plains, NY, in support of
new legislation for penalties related to “chalking” of drivers licenses
to discourage underage drinking.
A L U M N A E / I N E W S
Mercedes Ruehl is starring as Peggy Guggenheim in Woman Before A Glass
at the Off-Broadway Promenade Theatre in New York
Maria Mercader SAS ’87, a CBS News
producer, is the recipient of a
Business News Emmy which was awarded for her work on a piece on
Computer Spam that aired on CBS
Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood.
School of New Resources Brooklyn Campus graduate Cheryl Marrow,
managing director at MDL Capital Management, Inc., received an
African-American Community Service Distinction Award from New York
Governor Pataki for her work as a family and youth advocate. Cheryl was
instrumental in the growth of the Wall Street FAST Track Mentoring
Program and Henry E. Parker Scholarship Fund. Both of these initiatives
are geared towards New York youth interested in pursuing careers in the
financial services sector.
C N R S P O R T S & F I T N E
The Annual Blue Angels “Begin with
Books” Community Service Book Drive
was a huge success. The student athletes collected more than 150 books
that were donated to the New Rochelle YMCA After-School Program. The
books represented twice the number that was collected last year.
Danielle Hankinson was named to the
Hudson Valley Women’s Athletic All
Conference Basketball Team for the second consecutive year.
The College now has a new Club Soccer team and
played at SUNY-Purchase this spring in the club’s first soccer
The Annual Athletic Awards Banquet will take place May 13, 2005 at
Zanaro’s Italian Eatery in New Rochelle, tickets are available.
Contact: Kristin Osterman 914.654.5503 for tickets.
Second Annual Blue
Angel Book Drive, left to
right: Kristin Osterman, Assistant to the Athletic Director at
CNR; Sharon Schaefer, Finance Director for YMCA; and Suzanne Schlesier,
Youth Director for YMCA posing with some of the books donated by the
CNR Blues Angels to the YMCA After-School Program.