COLLEGE OF NEW ROCHELLE WEB SITE CAPTURES
AWARD FROM LEADING HIGHER ED ASSOCIATION
NEW ROCHELLE, NY, January 14,
2005 -- The College of New Rochelle (CNR) today announced that the
District II Region for the Council for Advancement and Support of
Higher Education (CASE) has honored the College with a bronze Accolades
Award under the category of “Web Site: Publication/Special
Purpose.” This award is for a special section CNR created on its
website to mark the College’s Centennial Year http://www.cnr.edu/100/cnr-centennialindex.html.
The section tells the amazing
story of how a handful of religious women established a school for
young women in a summer home on Long Island Sound one hundred years
ago. The award will be presented to CNR on January 31 during
CASE’s District II annual conference in Baltimore.
On this visually intriguing
and accessible site, a nostalgic look is cast back on ten decades of
higher education first for women, and then men, at CNR. The site
A comprehensive time-line of the College’s history
and major events on campus;
A gallery of photos and biographies of the College’s
12 presidents to date;
Charming nostalgic tales and priceless
black-and-white photos of former students;
Important faculty, priests, nuns, lay faculty
and staff who devoted their lives to the education of young people; and
A year-long calendar and photos of the Centennial
Headquartered in Washington, DC, with an
office in London, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education
is the professional organization for advancement professionals at all
levels who work in alumni relations, communications, and development.
Its membership includes more than 3,000 colleges, universities, and
independent elementary and secondary schools in the United States,
Canada, Mexico, and 42 other countries. District II is comprised of
Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York,
Ontario, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and West
Virginia. It is CASE’s largest district, with more than 660
institutions and 4,800 individual members.
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The first Catholic
college for women in New York State,
College of New Rochelle was founded in 1904 by the Ursuline Order.
it comprises the all-women School of Arts & Sciences, and three
which admit women and men: the School of New Resources (for adult
the School of Nursing and the Graduate School. The main campus of
the College is located in lower Westchester County, 16 miles north of
New York City. The College maintains six other campus locations
in New York
City. Visit the College’s website at www.cnr.edu