C L A S S
U O T E:
“Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your
community and world better than you found it.”
Executive Direct0r Children's
S E P T E M B E
2 0 0 6
W E L C
O M E C L A S S O F 2 0 1 0 ! The
College of New Rochelle
of Arts & Sciences / School of Nursing F R E S
H M A N C O N V O C A T I O N
The Class of 2010 was formally
welcomed to the College at a
Freshman Convocation in Holy Family Chapel, Tuesday, September 5, 2006.
Assistant Professor of Psychology Lisa Paler spoke on behalf of the
welcoming the students to the School of Arts & Sciences and the School
Dean Richard H.
Thompson of the School of Arts & Sciences and Dean Mary Alice
Donius of the School
of Nursing introduced the
faculty of their schools and welcomed members of the freshmen
President Stephen J. Sweeny addressed the incoming students, presenting
the students their class quote: “Education is for improving
the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better
than you found it,” referring
to noted lawyer, educator, and activist Marian Wright Edelman and her
work with the poor and downtrodden, particularly children.
encouraged this new freshmen class of The College of New Rochelle to do
just that with their CNR degree, to go out and change the world.
class was introduced by each department chairperson, and then each
their name into the Matriculation Book.
As a welcoming gift, the students
received a portable memory stick to use with their new laptops.
CNR Chaplain Father Joseph Flynn, OFM Cap. offered the closing
benediction for the freshmen class.
Following the convocation, a reception for the Class of 2010 was held
in Maura Ballroom.
At workshops immediately following the convocation and reception,
freshmen received their DELL Latitude Laptop computers and learned how
to use them effectively. The laptop initiative is a key element in
CNR’s strategic institutional plan to enhance the technological
resources and services for our undergraduate students.
IS technician Sal Castiglione makes sure that School of Nursing
freshman Alicia DeLuca will
be able to start the semester fully prepared to take advantage of CNR's
technological resources. m o r e
and Best Wishes to the Class of 2010!