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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.
Iona College's Joshua Klein to Discuss White Collar Crime at Westchester Event

Iona College's Joshua Klein to Discuss White Collar Crime at Westchester Event

Dr. Klein’s presentation is titled “White Collar Crime, Politics and Emergency Preparedness.”
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.
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.
Next Public Hearing on French American School of NY Set for Sept. 8

Next Public Hearing on French American School of NY Set for Sept. 8

The hearing is set for Monday, Sept. 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the Common Council Chamber, located on the 2nd floor of White Plains City Hall.
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.
State Gives Grants to 4 Local Full-Day Pre-K Programs

State Gives Grants to 4 Local Full-Day Pre-K Programs

Most of the money went to New York City, but White Plains was among the communities also to receive some of it.
Pace Law School Names Jason Czarnezki Exec. Dir. of Environmental Law Programs

Pace Law School Names Jason Czarnezki Exec. Dir. of Environmental Law Programs

Czarnezki is the author of the book “Everyday Environmentalism: Law, Nature & Individual Behavior.”
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.
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.
Berkeley College Names Bill DiMasi VP of Marketing

Berkeley College Names Bill DiMasi VP of Marketing

DiMasi joined Berkeley College in 2007 as Marketing Manager and was named Associate Vice President, Marketing, in 2012.
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.
Director of Library Learning Services to serve on the prestigious Fulbright Scholar Peer Review Committee

Director of Library Learning Services to serve on the prestigious Fulbright Scholar Peer Review Committee

CW's Monecia Samuel has been appointed to serve on the prestigious Fulbright Scholar Peer Review Committee
FASNY: Public Hearings Begin on School Development Project

FASNY: Public Hearings Begin on School Development Project

Among other proposals, the school says it is planning to make busing of students mandatory to help cut down on traffic.
FASNY in White Plains: Business Council of Westchester Voices Support

FASNY in White Plains: Business Council of Westchester Voices Support

FASNY is proposing to open a school and a 78-acre nature conservancy on the former Ridgeway Country Club.
WPHS Senior Kelsey Fae Named Girls Lacrosse All-American

WPHS Senior Kelsey Fae Named Girls Lacrosse All-American

White Plains High School's Kelsey Fae recently became the school's first Girls Lacrosse player to receive All-American honors.
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.