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Purchase College Receives Top 10 Rank in U.S. News & World Report Survey

Purchase College Receives Top 10 Rank in U.S. News & World Report Survey

The rankings are based on several criteria, including graduation and retention rates, and faculty and financial resources.
Mariano Rivera, College of New Rochelle Launch New Scholarship

Mariano Rivera, College of New Rochelle Launch New Scholarship

Tiffany Tavarez, a resident of the Bronx, was selected to receive the scholarship for being an outstanding Hispanic woman and student.
State Lawmaker Proposes Drug Testing During Adolescent Physical Exams

State Lawmaker Proposes Drug Testing During Adolescent Physical Exams

Bill would provide drug testing for no extra cost and would keep results confidential, senator says.
Harrison High School Cheerleaders Prep for the New Season

Harrison High School Cheerleaders Prep for the New Season

The cheerleading teams trained at Pine Forest Camp in the Poconos.
College of New Rochelle Receives START-UP NY Designation

College of New Rochelle Receives START-UP NY Designation

The College of New Rochelle is the first private college in the Mid-Hudson Region to be designated as a START-UP NY location.
Sarah Lawrence College Names Lyn Chamberlin VP for Marketing and Communications

Sarah Lawrence College Names Lyn Chamberlin VP for Marketing and Communications

Chamberlin's background includes directing communications, public relations, marketing and branding for colleges, universities and others.
College of New Rochelle Names Dr. Betty Roberts VP for Finance & Administration

College of New Rochelle Names Dr. Betty Roberts VP for Finance & Administration

Roberts brings more than three decades experience in administrating operations within collegiate environments to her new position.
College of New Rochelle Honors Graduate and Disney Executive Anne Sweeney

College of New Rochelle Honors Graduate and Disney Executive Anne Sweeney

The Angela Merici Medal has been bestowed upon more than 100 outstanding alumnae/i for their exceptional loyalty to the church and College.
The PSAT - It's Not Just a Practice Test

The PSAT - It's Not Just a Practice Test

The Greenwich Education Group explains the importance of the PSAT testing process for high school students.
Four to Receive Honors at 'Touch the Sky' Event from Kids X-Press

Four to Receive Honors at 'Touch the Sky' Event from Kids X-Press

Founded in 2001, Kids X-Press, Inc., is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting literacy.
Astorino Gives Students Second Chance at Playland Passes

Astorino Gives Students Second Chance at Playland Passes

Several New Rochelle students will now get a crack at the prize.
Pace Law School to Host Westchester Climate Change Conference

Pace Law School to Host Westchester Climate Change Conference

The day-long conference will be held Sept. 12 at the New York State Judicial Institute on the Pace Law School campus in White Plains.
VIDEO: Youth Violinists 'Square Off' in Tunnels of SUNY Purchase

VIDEO: Youth Violinists 'Square Off' in Tunnels of SUNY Purchase

Tonight's performance by the National Youth Orchestra of the USA is open to the public.
VIDEO: Rye High Faculty and Staff Celebrate Seniors with 'Hall of Fame' & 'Happy'

VIDEO: Rye High Faculty and Staff Celebrate Seniors with 'Hall of Fame' & 'Happy'

For 2014, Rye High School faculty and staff lip synced "Hall of Fame" by The Script featuring Will.i.am and "Happy" by Pharrell.
VIDEO: Danbury, Conn. Students Crown First Male Prom Queen

VIDEO: Danbury, Conn. Students Crown First Male Prom Queen

Gay Danbury senior elected to prom royalty used the platform to speak out for another repressed group.
His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan Celebrates Graduation with Westchester Students

His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan Celebrates Graduation with Westchester Students

A total of 750 8th grade students participated in the May 14 graduation mass, celebrated by His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York.
WCC Names Interim President, New Trustees

WCC Names Interim President, New Trustees

Former County Executive Andrew Spano is among those joining the Westchester Community College board.
Feds' New School-Discipline Guidelines Aim to Keep Kids in Classroom

Feds' New School-Discipline Guidelines Aim to Keep Kids in Classroom

Recommendations seek to curb racial prejudice and stop excessive discipline for minor offenses.