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F E A T U R E  S T O R I E S

The College of New Rochelle Congratulates
Timothy Cardinal Dolan on his Elevation

The College of New Rochelle Community joins in warmest congratulations and good wishes to Timothy Cardinal Dolan, whose appointment to the College of Cardinals brings great joy and honor to the Church of New York. m o r e


Students Recognized for Outstanding Service
with Ursuline Educators Service Awards

The College of New Rochelle recognized four students with the 2011 Ursuline Educators Service Awards on January 26, 2012 during Angela Fest, the annual event held in honor of St. Angela Merici, the foundress of the Ursulines.
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Inaugural Lecture Highlights Race and Adult Education

The authors of The Handbook of Race and Adult Education participated in a panel discussion, “Race and Adult Education: Engaging A Dialogue on Racism" on February 22-23, 2012 at The College of New Rochelle.
     The Handbook of Race and Adult Education is the first comprehensive work to engage in a dialogue specifically about race and racism and the effect these factors have on the marginalization or oppression of groups and individuals.
    This event was the second in a series of inaugural lectures celebrating the Inauguration of the College’s 13th president, Judith Huntington. m o r e



A R O U N D  C N R

Leadership Empowerment and Education Program
Trains Student Leaders

Forty students participated in the Leadership Empowerment and Education Program (LEEP) from January 18-22, 2012, which provides student leaders on campus with the tools to succeed both inside and outside the classroom.  m o r e


College Community Celebrates Feast of the Epiphany

The College Community celebrated the Feast of the Epiphany on January 8, 2012, in Holy Family Chapel. A reception in Maura Hall followed.  m o r e



Wellness Coaches Give Wellness Workshop in Spanish
for Hispanic Parent Academy

CNR Wellness Coaches, led by Tania Veloz SAS'12 and Director of Wellness Education Dr. Adrienne Wald, developed and presented a workshop in Spanish for the New Rochelle High School (NRHS) Hispanic Parent Academy. m o r e


C N R  S T U D E N T  N E W S

Student Profile

“This summer I am going to visit my family in Finland and my sister in Cambodia... I don’t know where I want to go in the future, but I am not limiting myself to any one area. After CNR I see my opportunities as endless!”

Hanna Mitsutomi
School of Arts & Sciences
Class of 2014
Major: English
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Freshman Guard Alyssa Pechin Collects HVWAC and AD3I Accolades

Freshman guard Alyssa Pechin has been named the Association of Division III Independents (AD3I) women's basketball Player of the Week for the second time, and Hudson Valley Women's Athletic Conference (HVWAC) Rookie of the Week for the fourth time this season. She also earned a place on the First Team All-HVWAC.  m o r e


CNR Basketball Head Coach Susan Kern
Awarded HVWAC Coach of the Year

The College of New Rochelle women's basketball team finished their 2011-2012 season with a loss to number one seed St. Joseph's Brooklyn.  After the game, the Hudson Valley Women's Athletic Conference announced that CNR Head Coach Susan Kern is the HVWAC 2011-2012 Coach of the Year.  The second year coach led the Blue Angels to an 8-17 record and a fourth place finish in the HVWAC, after a 2-18 record the previous season.  This is the first time Kern has received this honor.
   From HVWAC: The College of New Rochelle head coach Susan Kern was selected by her peers as the 2011-2012 Coach of the Year. In her second year at the helm of the Blue Angels, Kern squad saw a four-fold improvement, going from a two-win campaign last season to eight wins and a fourth place conference finish this season.  Click here to view the HVWAC final report.

For more CNR Athletics news. click here to visit the CNR Athletics Website.


F A C U L T Y / S T A F F  F O C U S

Dr. Kenneth J. Doka, Professor of Gerontology in the Graduate School, completed a week-long speaking tour of Southwest Florida in January 2012.  In Tampa, Sarasota, Fort Myers, and Naples, Dr. Doka presented on a variety of topics including “Generational Differences in End-of-Life Care” and “End-of-Life Ethics.”  In November 2011, Dr. Doka spoke on cultural diversity and end-of-life ethics at a special symposium of the University of Antalya in Turkey.  In October 2011, he presented in both Melbourne and Sydney, Australia on gender differences in grief as well as in Kingston, Jamaica on adolescents and loss.


Dr. Deborah Hunt, Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing, authored the article Is it Addison’s disease or Cushing syndrome? in the January 2012 edition of American Nurse Today.


Dr. Daniel McCarthy, Associate Professor of Political Science in the School of Arts & Sciences, presented a paper, "No Sheeple Left Behind: Christian Apocalyptic Literature and the New World Order Conspiracy," at the 2011 meeting of the Northeastern Political Science Association. The conference was held on November 17-19, 2011 in Philadelphia.


Dr. Amy Meyers, Assistant Professor of Social Work in the School of Arts & Sciences, conducted a six-session training on Sibling Abuse Assessment and Intervention from November to December 2011 at the Westchester County Department of Social Services. She also presented on Sibling Abuse Risk and Resilience at the Council of Social Work Education held in Atlanta, GA and Portland, OR. Dr. Meyers also co-conducted a workshop, "Bullying: A Parent’s Guide," at St. Apostle Church in New York City.


On December 4, 2011, Robert Wolf, Professor of Art in the Graduate School, participated in a 'Silent Art Auction' for the benefit of the National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis (NPAP) in New York City. On December 11, 2011, he was on a panel of psychoanalysts discussing a case of a man who had been suffering from war-induced trauma. The panel discussion was part of a seminar series sponsored by NPAP on the topic of "How We Work." He continues to restore old photographs for the Theodor Reik Archive, sponsored by NPAP.


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