J U L Y 2
0 0 6
C N R D R A
This July, to mark
its third consecutive year of offering quality
summer entertainment for young children, CNR Drama presented
Hammerstein’s musical Cinderella
in Romita Theatre on the main campus of CNR.
Starring as Cinderella was School of Arts & Sciences student
Rochelle Thompson. Pictured here is ‘Cinderella’ rushing off to the
ball in her magical white carriage.
Discussing preparations for the ball are Cinderella’s Rochelle Thompson
of the School of Arts & Sciences; Stepsister Portia, played by CNR
Graduate student JoAnna Marchetti; Stepmother Tanya Wills, who has
acted in a number of CNR Drama productions over the years, and
Stepsister Joy, played by Jessica Bittner.
M I S S I O N
P O S S I B L E
friends pause on their way to a Freshmen Orientation session.
Summer Orientation 2006 for new CNR students starting this fall in the
School of Arts & Sciences and School of Nursing was held over the
summer on the main campus in New
Rochelle. Students attending the two-day
sessions registered for classes, completed health forms, finished their
housing application forms, financial aid packages, and most of all, met
their faculty, staff, and other new students.
Lunch outside on the shady terrace of the Student Center
gives these students time to speak informally with an older classmate
and orientation guide.
J U N E 2
P O L I T I C S O F H E A L T H C A R E
Dr. Connie Vance, Professor or Nursing at CNR (far left) and New York
State Assemblyman Carl E. Heastie (83rd Assembly District in the Bronx,
center of photo) pose with registered nurses and nursing students from The College of New Rochelle's School of Nursing. Assemblyman Heastie
spoke to registered nurses and nursing students at CNR's Main Campus.
The students are enrolled in "Politics of Health Care," a class
designed to educate them about the political process and how to become
advocates on behalf of the public.
C O N G R E S S W O
N L O W E Y V I S I T S C N R
At a press conference held on June 27, 2006, on the main
campus of The College
of New Rochelle, Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-Westchester/Rockland), met
dozens of CNR students to discuss changes in the college loan interest
Congresswoman Lowey urged students to consolidate their college loans
proposed federal legislation becomes laws.
Speaking at the discussion on college loan interest rates
were (l. to r.):
Ellen Curry Damato, Executive Vice President at CNR; Matthew Fortino,
student from the Main Campus; Congresswoman Nita Lowey; Tamika Riley,
student from Co-op City Campus; Sandy Cayo, CNR nursing student; Katy
CNR nursing student; and Terri Eberle Boyle, Director of Government
W E L L N E S S C E N T E R C O N S T R U C T I O N B
G I N S
Construction began at the end of June 2006 on the new Wellness Center with the removal of
trees and the College’s tennis courts. When completed, CNR’s
center will integrate all aspects of health and wellness education in a
40-Love! Tennis Courts make way for CNR’s new sports facility.
N E W S N
C A M P U S D I R E C T O R S
The College of New Rochelle has appointed three new campus directors at
the School of New Resources. They include (l.-r.): Dr. Barbara Adams,
Campus in Harlem; Darnley M. Osborne, Brooklyn Campus in
and Dr. Joseph King, John Cardinal O’Connor Campus in the Bronx. m o r e
led members of the College Community in a
Service of New Beginnings at the Wellness Center
Site on Monday, June 19. More than 200 members of the CNR Community
in this special blessing at the site of the Wellness Center.
m o r e
W E L L N E S
E N T E R B L E S S I N G
Dr. Stephen J. Sweeny and the
of Campus Ministry
A L U M N A E /
C O L L E G E W E E K E N D
CNR celebrated its 68th annual
College Reunion over the June 9-11 weekend. Over 350 graduates of The
of New Rochelle returned to campus for a weekend of fun and
remembrances. m o r e
M A Y 2 0
B R O N X P U E R T O R I C A N D A Y P A R A D
CNR alumnae/i, faculty, students, and staff
the School of New Resources participated in this year's Bronx Puerto
Day Parade, held on Sunday, May 21, 2006.
Francisco Gonzalez, President of the Parade and SNR Co-op City Campus
pictured here with with Miguel Ramos, SNR Recruiter (l.), Judith Balfe,
SNR Director of Marketing and Recruitment, and Maryanna DeBartolo, SNR
C A S T L E G
L L E R Y 2 5 T H A N N I V E R S A R Y
On Saturday, May 20, 2006, more than 150 people came together at The
of New Rochelle’s Main Campus to mark the 25th Anniversary of the
Gallery. The reception was held in Leland Castle Parlors and was
decorated for the evening with a selection of exhibit posters,
and programs that spanned the Gallery's twenty five years.
Since 1980, the Castle Gallery has been an outstanding cultural and
resource for thousands of residents throughout metro-NY. In
were former and current members of the Gallery’s board of trustees,
from years past, and three gallery directors. Above: Attendees
a chance to view the Gallery's current exhibit, The Westchester
2006, which features the work of 22 Westchester artists. The
runs through June 18, 2006. m o r e
New Rochelle City Councilman Michael Boyle and NY State Assemblyman
Latimer were on hand to present proclamations marking May 20 as Castle
Day in New Rochelle.
Left to right: George Latimer, NYS Assemblyman; Ellen Curry Damato,
Vice President at CNR; Jennifer Zazo, Director of the Castle Gallery;
New Rochelle City Councilman Michael Boyle.
Left to right: Current Castle
Gallery Director Jennifer Zazo and her predecessor
Wennie Huang pose with Ellen Kenny, the very first Director.
S P R I N G 2
0 6 F I N A N C I A L R E P O R T
Judy Huntington, Vice President for Financial
and Keith Borge, Controller, present the Financial Report to the
Community on Wednesday, May 17 in Romita Auditorium in the Mooney Center on the Main Campus. They
a projection of the final financial results for the year ending June
2006, and discussed the proposed budget for 2005-06. Here, Ms.
updated the College Community on the progress towards the building of
C N R S P O R
S A W A R D S B A N Q U E T
The College of New Rochelle's annual Sports
Banquet was held on May 11, 2006. Keynote remarks were given by CNR
Dawn Cillo, SAS’87 (r.), who was recently voted by the NCAA as one of
top 25 players in Division III history. Photographed here with Dawn
are Kathy LeVache, CNR's former Athletic Director; and Harold Crocker,
Director at CNR.
Attending the Sports Award Banquet were: (l. to r.) Cristina Gaspar,
Coach/Assistant to the Athletic Director; Harold Crocker, Athletic
Jackie Braca, Cheerleading Coach; Rick Tovar, Tennis Coach; Kristen
Swimming Coach; Ray Ferranti, Soccer Coach; Byron Womack, Sports
Athletic Director; Heather Stewart, Volleyball Coach; Gary Torigian,
T R E E P L A
T I N G C E R E M O N Y
Members of the College Community gathered on Friday, May 5, at 11 a.m.
the Main Campus for a Tree Planting Ceremony in memory of Corinne
a long-time member of the School of New Resources who passed away this
year. The site chosen was directly behind the Castle near the
The ceremony featured recollections from colleagues, friends, and
in gratitude of their time spent with Corinne. Above: The tree, a
Bradford Pear, was blessed by CNR Chaplain Fr. Joseph Flynn, OFM Cap.
The ceremony concluded with members of the College Community helping
the tree, and a lunch reception followed.
C E L E B R A T I O N O F S
D E N T A C H I E V E M E N T
Each year, the Women’s Studies Committee sponsors the Celebration of
Student Achievement to honor the accomplishments of students in all
majors and disciplines
in the School of Arts & Sciences at The College of New Rochelle.
students made presentations on Thursday, May 4, in the Student Campus
on the Main Campus.
Megan Skrip SAS’07 discusses the
findings of her presentation entitled "Zebra Mussel Survival and
A P R I L
T A K E O U R D A U G
T E R S T O W O R K D A Y
On Thursday, April 27, 2006, CNR welcomed to the Main Campus the
of faculty and staff on “Take Our Daughters to Work Day” at CNR.
After a welcome breakfast, the VIP guests were taken for a campus tour.
guests had a day-long schedule of presentations about meditation,
and careers in art, biology, and nursing.
The visitors met with student leaders, played volleyball on Maura Lawn,
about CPR techniques, Internet, pet therapy, and even dissected a
H O N O R S C
N F E R E N C E D A Y
The scholarly undertakings of students enrolled in CNR’s Honors Program
featured at Honors Conference Day, Thursday, April 27. Working
both peers and faculty mentors, students presented their findings at
annual luncheon event. Above: Senior honor student Kathryn
SAS ’06, attended the National Collegiate Honors Council three times
her poster presentation was a visual illustration of her NCHC
Binh Phong SAS ’08 and Shonda Gaylord, SAS '08 in front of their
that focus on water quality and man made water systems. The two
in the Honors Program did their research under the direction of Dr.
Kostel-Hughes, Associate Professor of Biology at SAS
The event examined the complexities of restoring health to the
affected by this disaster. m
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H U R R I C A N
K A T R I N A P A N E L
On Wednesday evening, April 26, 2006, members of the faculty of the
of Arts & Sciences presented "Will New Orleans Be Well?" an
interdisciplinary discussion of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in
support of The College
of New Rochelle's
Participants, (l.-r.): Dr. Steve
(moderator), Associate Professor of Psychology; Dr. Amy Bass, Assistant
of History; Dr. Melanie Harasym, Associate Professor of Biology; Dr.
Paler, Assistant Professor of Psychology; Dr. Roblyn Rawlins, Assistant
of Sociology; with School of Arts & Sciences Dean Richard Thompson.
C L A S S O
2 0 0 6 I N T E R F A I T H S E R V I C E
In celebration of the graduating Class of 2006, the Office of Campus
presented a special Interfaith Prayer Service on Sunday, April 23,
at the Co-op City Campus of the School of New Resources.
The CNR Gospel Choir sang at the afternoon service.
In attendance were (l.-r.): Dean Guy Lometti, Graduate School; Dr. Joan
Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs; Dean Eliza Dinwiddie-Boyd,
of New Resources; Joan Bristol, Vice President of Student Services; and
President Stephen J. Sweeny.
W H I T N E Y
. Y O U N G . J R . S Y M P O S I U M
Reverend David Billings, a trainer and organizer with The People’s
since 1983, was the Keynote speaker at the 29th Annual Whitney M.
Jr. Memorial Symposium on Friday, April 21. This event, sponsored by
Multi-Cultural Affairs Committee of the Westchester Division of the
was hosted by The College of New Rochelle and Dr. Judith Gordon,
Professor of Social Work in the School of Arts & Sciences.
The day-long symposium was entitled: Institutional
Racism: Apartheid in America, 2006. Keynote speaker Reverend
an ordained United Methodist minister and advisor to Fordham
Beck Institute on Religion and Poverty in New York City, has served as
consultant with several community organizations including the Jewish
of Family and Children’s Services and the New York State Department of
F O U R T H A
N U A L E A R T H D A Y G A M E S H O W
On Thursday, April 20, 2006, the fourth annual “Earth Day Game Show”
hosted by Associate Professor of English of the School of Arts &
Sciences, Dr. Nick Smart (r.) Contestants were quizzed (and won
prizes!) for their
“earth knowledge.” A full house of students, faculty, and staff filled
R S T H O N O R S P R E S I D E N T I A L L Y C E U M
Honors students of the School of Arts & Sciences were the guests of
Sweeny on Tuesday, April 18. The students were invited to participate
the inaugural meeting of the Honors Presidential Lyceum, a dinner
with Dr. Sweeny to discuss the novel, The
Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd.
Two members of each honors class were selected by Dr. Amy Bass,
of the Honors Program at CNR, to participate in the dinner conversation
the president. Dinner was held in the Castle Dining Room. With
Sweeny and Dr. Bass before dinner are (l. to r.) Megan Skrip, SAS ’07;
Skrip, SAS ’06; Jeanene James, SAS ’08; Kathryn Tyranski, SAS ’06.
C N R S P R I N G T O W
E E T I N G
The Spring Town Meeting was held on the afternoon of Tuesday, April 11,
in the Mooney Center's Romita Auditorium on the main campus of CNR.
75 faculty and staff were present in Romita and all of CNR’s campuses
connected live via streaming video.
p l a y v i
Joseph Tattoni of the architectural firm Ikon.5 presented the final
for the new Wellness
Construction for the new building will begin within the month, and is
to be completed by the fall of 2007.
Joseph Tattoni (c.) points out some of the Wellness Center's building
on the architectural model for President Sweeny and Director of Annual
H A T S
F F T O C N R V O L U N T E E R S
Students, staff and faculty of CNR who volunteered for events and
sponsored by Campus Ministry were guests at a Volunteer Appreciation
on Thursday, April 6, 2006. Waiting for their guests to arrive are: (bottom row l. to r.) Rumyana Chucheva
'08, Helen Wolf, Director Campus Ministry, Jing Jin SON '07; (top row, l. to r.) Kathryn Tyranski
'06, Fr. Joseph Flynn, OFM CAP, Chaplain, Suzette Walker-Vega, Campus
and Dilia Garcia SON '08. All the guests were given a hat featuring the
new Campus Ministry logo.
1 2 T H A N N U A L S T U D E N T S Y M P O S I
U M A T C N R
The College of New Rochelle hosted the Twelfth Annual Student Symposium
the Westchester Consortium International Studies on Monday, April 3 in
Auditorium on the main campus of CNR. Dr. Andre Beauzethier, Associate
of Modern Languages in the School of Arts & Sciences and Dr. Anne
Associate Professor of History and International Studies in the School
Arts & Sciences were the moderators of two panels that featured
from Manhattanville College, Marymount College of Fordham University
The College of New Rochelle.
P R I N G C O N C E R T
On Sunday evening, April 2, The Office of Campus Ministry presented a
Concert of gospel and classical music in Holy Family Chapel. CNR’s
Choir, under the director of Roger Francis, performed, as did CNR’s
Choir under the direction of Michael Dilthey. Guest performers included
Iona College Gospel Choir and the St. Charles Liturgical Dance Ensemble
St. Charles Borromeo Church in Harlem. Brother Tyrone Davis, Executive
of the Office of Black Ministry of the Archdiocese, gave the
and Pastor DeQuincy Hentz of Shiloh Baptist Church in New Rochelle
2 0 0 6 W E S
C H E S T E R B I E N N I A L
On Sunday, April 2, 2006, participating artists gathered for a group
photo at the Castle Gallery Opening Reception for the Castle Gallery's
of the year, The
Westchester Biennial 2006. The exhibit, which features the work
of 22 Westchester
artists, runs from April 2 through June 18, 2006. m o r e
M A R C H
W O M E N ' S
H I S T O R Y M O N T H
C N R H O S T
A E G U S C O N F E R E N C E
The Association for the Education of Gifted Underachieving Students
their 20th Annual Conference of AEGUS at CNR on Friday and Saturday,
31 - April 1. Over two hundred educators attended the two-day
that focused on “Solving the Mysteries of the Gifted Underachiever” and
keynote speakers Dr. Joseph Renzulli and Dr. Sally Reis who spoke on
topic of “No Child Left Behind: Are We Creating A Nation of
Featured speakers at the AEGUS 20th Annual Conference were Dr. Susan
Professor in the Graduate School of CNR and co-founder of AEGUS; Dr.
Renzulli, Director of The National Research Center on the Gifted and
(NRCGT); Dr. Sally Reis, Department Head of the Educational Psychology
at the University of Connecticut, and Principal Investigator of the
and Dr. Lois Baldwin Principal of Special Education for the Board of
Educational Services of Southern Westchester and co-founder of AEGUS.
M A D A M P R
S I D E N T
On March 27, 2006 a panel discussion entitled, “Madam President?” was
in the Maura Ballroom on CNR’s Main Campus. The discussion focused on
possibility of a female president in the United States and a look at
leaders around the world. Panelists included, (l. to r.) Dr. Daniel
Associate Professor of Political Science; Dr. Roblyn Rawlins, Assistant
of Sociology; and Dr. Amy Bass, Assistant Professor of History. Posing
the faculty members were student organizer, Kathryn Tyranski SAS ’06,
Terri Eberle Boyle, Director of Government Relations for The College of
Rochelle, who moderated the discussion.
R U R A L P L U N G E
On Spring Break students and professional
of CNR traveled to the West Virginia Appalachians for a week of service
at Big Laurel Learning
Center in Naugatuck, WV.
Plungers participated in environmental activities, outdoor maintenance,
food distribution, and tutoring. Suzette Walker-Vega from Campus
led the group.
(L. to r.): Laura Enright-Fitzsimmons, SN ’07; Blanca Paccha, SAS ’08;
Belliono, SN ’07; Nikia Burt, SAS ’07; Monise
Anastacio, SAS '08, Meghan Toomey, Assistant Director in the Office of
Development & Programs.
CNR Plungers digging out rain ditches filled
debris from winter storms to keep roads from flooding.
U R B A N P L
N G E
CNR students participated in an Urban Plunge held at Hale House in New York City.
worked with preschoolers in Hale House's new Learning Center,
as well as helping with administrative duties for the organization. Dr.
Howell-Carter of the Office of Counseling and Career Services
the students. (L.to r.): Lissette Candelario, SAS '07; Allison
SAS '08; Kathy Yoon, SAS '09; Dr. Marya Howell-Carter; Norma David, SAS
C N R A T T E
D S S O C I A L S T U D I E S C O N F E R E N C E
The School of Arts & Sciences education majors presented their
on the Vietnam Veteran's Oral History Project at the recent New
State Council for the Social Studies Conference held at the
Hilton. The project is part of an ongoing collaboration with Isaac E. Young
and was conducted under the auspices of the Library of Congress'
History program. Dr. Linda Swerdlow, Assistant Professor of Education
the School of Arts & Sciences, and Tony Martino of New Rochelle’s Isaac E.
Young Middle School, co-developed the
and also made presentations at the conference. Dr. Diane Quandt,
Professor of Education, served as moderator. Students participating
[left to right] Veronica Cambra, SAS 06; Dana Mamone, SAS 06; Tiarra
SAS 07; Shamika Powell, SAS ‘06; Chantal May, SAS ‘06; Chevonne
A N G E L A A
A R D D I N N E R
President Stephen J. Sweeny, was honored with an Angela Award by the Adult Learning
of Ursuline Social Outreach, on Thursday, March 9, 2006, during an
dinner held in New Rochelle.
Dr. Sweeny was introduced by CNR alumna Eileen Songer McCarthy
Fellow honorees were Mark Jerome, Executive VP of Monroe College (l.),
Maria Munoz Kantha (c.), an educator and community activist.
Dr. Sweeny with Eileen Fane, OSU, Founder and Executive Director of
Social Outreach following the presentation of the award.
2 0 0 6 D O W
L L L E C T U R E
On March 8, in Romita Auditorium of the Mooney Center,
the 2006 Dowell Lecture “Does My Feminism Go with These Shoes? Women,
and Politics" was given by independent film producer and director M.T.
including a screening of Ms. Manelski’s film, Running in High Heels. The film is
the difference between what people say and what they do, specifically,
what women say about politics and how women behave in politics. For
M.T. Manelski click here.
Ms. Manelski was introduced by Dr. Roblyn Rawlins, Chair of Women’s
and Assistant Professor of Sociology in the School of Arts &
Posing with Ms. Manelski before her lecture is Dr. Rawlins, and Dr.
Thompson, Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences. The evening’s
began with a reception for Ms. Manelski in the Mooney Center Lounge.
I N T E R N A T I O
A L W O M E N 'S D A Y
In honor of International Women’s Day, Amy Boldosser spoke at Dr. Anne
new course for majors in International Studies on the global community.
Boldosser is the Alice Stetten Fellow with a Teaching Assistantship in
Law at Columbia University's School
of International and Public
Affairs (SIPA) and holds
a B.A. in Romance Languages (Spanish and French) and Politics from New York University. She
spoke to the students on the topic of “human trafficking” in the world.
On March 8, in celebration of International
Day, students enrolled in Dr. Judith Gordon course “Global Perspectives
Women’s Rights,” acted out roles in a Mock Women’s Human Rights
Representatives from the Dean’s Office, Admissions, Student Activities,
Ministry, and the Office of Purchasing participated as a panel of
while students played the roles of women from across the world
about violations of their human rights.
C O M M U T E
C O F F E E H O U S E C E L E B R A T I O N
On March 7, 2006, CNR's Commuter Coffee House celebrated Women’s
Month at their gathering in the Mooney Center
Lounge. The Commuter Coffee House is a Student Development &
sponsored event that meets once a month on the first Tuesday.
A R R I V E D E R C
T O R I N O !
Dr. Amy Bass, pictured here with husband Evan on the NBC news set in
Piazza San Carlo, has returned from Torino, and the 2006 Winter Olympic
are over, but you can still read of her experiences there. CNR AT The Winter Games
F E B R U A R
2 0 0 6
B L A C
H I S T O R Y M O N T H
C N R A L U M
S T O U R B L A C K H I S T O R Y E X H I B I T
Members of The College of New Rochelle Alumnae/i Association met
February 25, 2006 at the New York Historical Society for a tour of the
exhibit Slavery in New York.
" P O L I T I C A L F R I D A Y S "
CNR hosted the Westchester
County Association's "Political Fridays" Program on Friday, February
24, 2006, at its Main Campus. Business leaders from the
Westchester community gathered to hear the new
Mayor of New Rochelle, Noam Bramson, speak about the urban challenges
facing New Rochelle, and
his plans to work with business and civic leaders to enhance the City's
development and quality of life.
Left to right: Michael E. Boyle,
Jr., New Rochelle Council Member; Dr. Stephen Sweeny, CNR president;
Noam Bramson, Mayor of New Rochelle; Terri Eberle Boyle, Director of
Government Affairs at CNR; Al DelBello, Westchester County Association;
and Bill Mooney Jr., Westchester County Association.
A N I G H T I N " M E X I C O "
School of Arts & Sciences students who will be spending eight days
in Oaxaca, Mexico in late May as the culmination of their course
"Bridging Cultures: Mexico," met with Reyna Henaine, guest curator of
the current exhibition of Presence
of Mexico: Mexican Masters and Contemporary Artists in the
Castle Galley. Following this informal tour, students and faculty
members attended a reception where they dined on traditional Mexican
food. The evening ended with a toast to Dr. Russell Taylor, retired SAS
Professor of Business, recognizing his generous support of CNR student
study abroad programs through the Russell and Deborah Taylor Foundation.
C N R S T U D E N T S S U P P O R T L O B B Y D
Students from The
College of New Rochelle’s School of Nursing (SN)
and School of New Resources (SNR) were among 700 students in Albany at
Council for Independent Colleges and Universities (cIcu)-sponsored
Day on February 14. The students met with various state legislators to
issues such as funding for the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) that
their pursuit of a college degree.
The CNR students met with Assemblyman
Latimer, who represents CNR’s New Rochelle Campus, Assemblyman Keith
who represents CNR’s Rosa Parks Campus in Harlem, Assemblyman Michael
who represents CNR’s Co-op City Campus, Assemblyman Carl Heastie from
Bronx and Senator Ruben Diaz from the Bronx. m o r e
V I S I T I N G A R T I S T L E C T U R E
Painter, printmaker, curator, professor and writer Emma Amos gave the
Artist Lecture in CNR's Romita Auditorium on Wednesday, February 15,
Ms. Amos, a professor and chair of the Visual Arts Department at the
Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey,
a former editor of Heresies Magazine and writes and exhibits
Ms. Amos spoke about her own work, focusing on her experiences as an
woman artist and the way gender and race has factored in the history of
and in the representation of women.
A reception immediately followed the lecture where faculty and
had a chance to meet Emma Amos and discuss her work.
H I G H S C H O O L S T U D E N T S T O U R G A
L L E R Y
This February, Reyna Henaine gave a series of bilingual guided tours of
the current Castle Gallery exhibit Presence of Mexico (December
11, 2005 through March 5, 2006). Reyna, the curator of the exhibit, is
here at left with a local high school class. m o r e
C N R G O S P E L C H O I R S I N G S A T
S T . P A T R I C K ' S
of New Rochelle’s
Choir sang at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Sunday, February 5, 2006, in
of Black History Month. Sponsored by Archdiocese of New York’s Office
Black Ministry, the celebration featured choirs from parishes
the city. The CNR choir performed under the direction of Helen Wolf,
Campus Ministry Director.
C O M M U T E R C O F F E E H O U S E C E L E B R A T
I O N
On February 7, CNR's Commuter Coffee House celebrated Black History
at their gathering in the Mooney
J A N U A R
2 0 0 6
2 0 0 6 I N T E R NA T I O N A L P L U N G E
International Plunge to the Brownsville,
Texas and Matamoros, Mexico missions took place
over the semester break. The group was led by Helen Wolf, Director of
Campus Ministry. Marie Serina, Director of Health Services for the
College, Suzette Walker, Campus Minister, Tiffani Blake, Assistant
Director of Student Activities, and Silvana Bajana, Director of
Purchasing for CNR, also accompanied the students.
The students’ efforts benefited Project Vida Digna (Matamoros, Mexico)
The Brownsville Community Center (Brownsville, Texas). Above: CNR
nursing student taking the blood pressure of a woman
in Brownsville, TX.
CNR students, faculty and staff building a one-family house from
The house is 12’ by 24’ and will house an extended 3-generation family
7 people. m o r e
F E A S T O F S T . A N G E L A
CNR Campus Ministry celebrated St. Angela Merici’s feast day on Friday,
27, 2006, by inviting students, staff and faculty to an “Angela Fest”
traditional food, music, a slide show, and games. Coordinated by Campus
Director Helen Wolf, this special lunch was held in the Student Campus
on the main campus of The College of New Rochelle.
Peer ministers Monise Anastacio, SAS’08, playing the part of St. Angela
Sonila Sema, SAS’06, Jing Jin, SAS’06, and Bethany Bellino, SAS’07
the noontime annual celebration. Besides the games and raffle to
the Mission Service Project, luncheon guests were able to view a slide
show of the recent CNR Plunge to Matamoros, Mexico and Brownville,
Posing with an artist rendering of Angela Merici were several Ursulines
attended the Angela Fest. From left to right: Srs. Eileen Kelleher,
Brennan, Marion Lynch, Mary Boyan, and Alice Gallin.
C N R L I B R A R I E S H A V E N E W R E S E R
V E S Y S T E M
Campuses librarians visited the main campus to try out the new Docutek
ERes, a turnkey system for Electronic Reserves now available on all
campuses of the College. From (l.-r.): Yvonne Hamilton (Co-op
City Campus), Yvette Page (JOC Campus), Mario Charles (Rosa Parks
Campus), Marge Lynn (Gill Library), Ana Fontoura (Gill Library), Susan
Acampora (Gill Library), Jennifer L. Ransom (Gill Library), Lilleth
Newby (Brooklyn Campus), and Marie Octobre (Brooklyn Campus).
F E A S T O F T H E E P I P H A N Y
The College Community celebrated the Feast of the Epiphany on Sunday,
8, 2006, in Holy Family Chapel.
This Mass, followed by a reception for
the College Community in Maura Hall, marked the beginning of the second
semester of The College of New Rochelle’s academic year.
welcomed the College Community and invited them to
the brunch that followed the liturgy.
Alumnae/i, friends of the College, and the faculty and staff of CNR
the breakfast reception in Maura Hall.
C A S T L E G A L L E R Y H O L I D A Y P A R T Y
Members of the Board of
the Castle Gallery gather for a group photo at the Castle Gallery
Holiday Reception, held on Sunday, January 8, 2006 for
the Castle Gallery's second exhibit of the year, Presence of Mexico. The
exhibit runs from December 11, 2005 through March 5, 2006.
Presence of Mexico
features paintings, lithographs, photographs, sculp tures, works on
paper and mixed media by 30 Mexican artists whose diverse media and
from 1920 to 2005, including Mexican Masters Diego Rivera, David A.
Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Rufino Tamayo, José Clemente Orozco, and
Carrington, alongside established and cutting-edge contemporary
artists. m o r e
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