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Alder College – A Liberal Arts College in Portland, Oregon

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 23:23
[via: https://twitter.com/isomorphisms/status/933166282798784512 via: https://twitter.com/WDeresiewicz/status/785623854626385920 ] "Alder is a new kind of college built on relationships, bringing the best of the liberal arts to a richly inclusive student body in the heart of Portland. The health of our communities depends on dynamic thinkers who can approach complex systems with curiosity, creativity and nuance. In order to create a more equitable and inclusive future, we will also need leaders drawn from a wide range of backgrounds. Alder will be a two year liberal arts college for students who will become these thought leaders. STUDENT SUCCESS BUILT ON RELATIONSHIPS Alder will focus on the crucial first two years of college, offering a rigorous yet supportive academic environment, where full-time faculty teach a richly inclusive and deeply diverse student body recruited from the talent we know is right here in Oregon. KEEPING IT LOCAL Recruitment will be local (Portland metro area), and focus on building relationships with high school staff and teachers to identify students who would benefit most from an Alder education. STUDENT COHORTS Students take courses with the same cohort throughout their two years, giving them the time to develop relationships with peers and professors and create a vibrant, tight-knit intellectual community. FACULTY TEAMS Students spend two years with a core group of faculty who are engaged in collaborative pedagogy. INTEGRATED CURRICULUM Based on the success of learning communities, the two-year curriculum is integrated to encourage coherent cross-subject learning. Faculty collaboratively develop syllabi and scaffold assignments to build skills across disciplines and quarters. EQUITY, DIVERSITY, INCLUSION Learning increases when students interact with classmates from different backgrounds. Society benefits when a more diverse group of students pursues liberal arts education. Alder College will prioritize admitting and retaining a diverse student body through its recruitment practices. AFTER ALDER Whether students decide their next step means attending a four-year college or university, entering the workforce, or pursuing an alternative program of study, Alder College will provide them with the skills and knowledge to make informed decisions. OUR STUDENTS, OUR CITY We know that the best way to serve both our students and our city is by cultivating thick networks that encourage exploration and ongoing dialogue. By creating teams of community members and supporters, we will begin these conversations that will continue long after the first students walk through our doors. COMMUNITY & STUDENT OUTREACH Through strong connections with local organizations and high schools, Alder will work with teachers and mentors to identify students who would benefit from Alder’s rigorous yet supportive academic environment. ARTS & CULTURE The liberal arts are thriving all over the Portland area in theaters and galleries, at concerts and at book readings. Alder will tap into this rich artistic tapestry and show students that this is only the beginning of their intellectual engagement with the world. BUSINESS & INDUSTRY Alder will create an open dialogue with local business leaders to understand their workforce needs, help our students make informed career choices, and create a network that connects students with potential employers. RETHINKING GENERAL EDUCATION Alder will act as a lab school, sharing best practices with other institutions that may want to integrate elements of our work into their programs. LOWER COSTS “How much does it cost to educate a student?” Alder will constantly ask how a new kind of school might answer that question. SCALABLE & REPLICABLE Alder is an incubator, developing practices that can be shared and modified to benefit students in a number of settings."

Women's Basketball Drops Season Opener Against CSI

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:00

Women's Basketball Drops Season Opener Against CSI

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The College of New Rochelle women's basketball team opened their regular season play with an away game against nonconference opponent The College of Staten Island. The CSI Dolphins were the 2016 - 17 CUNY Athletic Conference Champions, qualifying them for an appearance in the NCAA III National Championships for women's basketball. This was a tough match up with for the Blue Angels to start off the season. The team took on the challenge and went in looking to start their season off with a win.

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Iona MBB Unable To Get Past Northern Kentucky, 85-72

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:47

Iona MBB Unable To Get Past Northern Kentucky, 85-72

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Northern Kentucky shot 55.4 percent (31-for-56) from the field on the way to an 85-72 victory against the Iona College men's basketball team during a winner's bracket contest at The Islands of Bahamas Showcase this evening at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium.

The Norse (4-0) finished with 31 made field goals on the evening led by 20 points on 9-of-11 shooting from Carson Williams, who also added six rebounds and three assists. Jalen Tate added a 5-of-8 performance towards 14 points and three assists while Drew McDonald posted 15 points and four assists. 

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Iona Volleyball Advances To MAAC Championship Game

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:33

Iona Volleyball Advances To MAAC Championship Game

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The No. 3 seeded Iona College Volleyball team took down No. 2 Niagara University in straight sets (25-23, 25-18, 26-24) to earn a chance to compete for the 2017 MAAC title.  It's the program's third championship game appearance, and its first since 2010.

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Men's Water Polo Wins In Overtime In Season-Finale

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 11:23

Men's Water Polo Wins In Overtime In Season-Finale

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- After trailing by as many as four goals throughout the afternoon's fifth-place match, the sixth-seeded Iona men's water polo team rallied in the fourth quarter for a 10-9 season-ending win over the sixth-seeded Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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WXC Takes Sixth At ECAC Championships; MXC 23rd At IC4A

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:43

WXC Takes Sixth At ECAC Championships; MXC 23rd At IC4A

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- In addition to the members of the Iona College cross country program at the NCAA Championship this morning, members of the both the men's and women's team also competed at the 2017 ECAC/IC4A Championships at Van Cortlandt Park. The women's team earned sixth place in the ECAC Championship while the men's team landed in 23rd at the IC4A Championship.

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Monroe Women’s Basketball Opens Monroe Classic with Victory over Gateway

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:15

Monroe Women’s Basketball Opens Monroe Classic with Victory over Gateway

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Monroe College women's basketball team picked up the win in its home opener, as the Mustangs took down Gateway Community College by a score of 78-56 Saturday afternoon as part of the Monroe Classic at the Monroe Athletic Complex. The Mustangs improve to 3-2 on the season with the victory.

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CSRankings: Computer Science Rankings

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 23:49

#8 Irish Hold Off Midshipmen, 24-17

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 20:47

Women's Volleyball Legacy Continues With Fifth Straight Championship

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 15:34

Women's Volleyball Legacy Continues With Fifth Straight Championship

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The College of New Rochelle hosted the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women's volleyball championships on Saturday, November 4 at the Wellness Center. The CNR Blue Angels were regular season champions and entered the tournament as the one seed. CNR defeated Pratt, No. 3 seed, in straight sets to claim the 2017 HVIAC women's volleyball championship. 

This win was the fifth-straight HVIAC title for the Blue Angels. The team did not drop a set during the regular season conference play or in the championships. 

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Women's Swimming Earns Victory over SJC-Brooklyn, Falls to SJC-Long Island

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 15:29

Women's Swimming Earns Victory over SJC-Brooklyn, Falls to SJC-Long Island

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The women's swim team took on St. Joe's Brooklyn and St. Joe's Long Island on Saturday afternoon at The College of New Rochelle's Wellness Center. It was their first home tri-meet of the season. The women earned a win over St. Joe's Brooklyn by a single point, but fell to St. Joe's Long Island to bring their overall record to 2 - 2. 

Sophomore Chloe Wang picked up two victories on the day in the 100yd Breaststroke and the 100 Individual Medley. Wang recorded season best times in both races.

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Men's Swimming Defeats SJC-Brooklyn

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 15:21

Men's Swimming Defeats SJC-Brooklyn

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The men's swim team picked up right where it left off, defeating St. Joe's Brooklyn on Saturday, November 4 to remain undefeated on the season and improve their record to 3 - 0. The Blue Angels did so in convincing fashion, winning every event that was contested on the afternoon.

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CNR Women's Soccer Puts Up a Fight In Final Game of the Season

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 15:17

CNR Women's Soccer Puts Up a Fight In Final Game of the Season

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The College of New Rochelle women's soccer team persevered through their inaugural season. They had some tough battles and circumstances to face in the beginning of the season, but the Blue Angels pulled together and had an outstanding performance for their first year. Captain Maria Alejandra Estupinan (Cali, Colombia) shared her thoughts on the past season by saying, "I am really proud of everyone and how far they have come and for sticking through with the season through all the challenges."

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Schmidt Shines For Swimming & Diving In Sweep Of Monmouth

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 15:10

Schmidt Shines For Swimming & Diving In Sweep Of Monmouth

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Iona College men's and women's swimming & diving team hosted Monmouth on Friday afternoon in their final home meet of the fall semester.

The Gaels, swimming their first of two meets in a home-and-away format, came away with a pair of victories. The Iona men rolled to 171-100 win as the women fought hard for a 164-110 victory.

On the men's side, there were 13 individual victories from nine individuals.  The Gaels also fought to take both relay races.

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Ward Students See Broadway Play

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 14:13

Ward Students See Broadway Play

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- William B. Ward Elementary School students took a trip to Manhattan and into a musical world of make-believe when they saw Charlie and the Chocolate Factory on Broadway this week.

With more than 190 students and 25 adults, Wednesday's mid-day trip to the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre was the largest of the school's annual visits to the theatre district in recent memory, said fifth-grade teacher Jonathan Fox, who has participated in the event for the past seven years.

On past trips, students have seen Aladdin, Annie, Matilda the Musical, and others.

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Second Half Surge Falls Short For Men's Basketball In Season Opener At Albany, 69-67

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 14:03

Second Half Surge Falls Short For Men's Basketball In Season Opener At Albany, 69-67

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A second half surge fell just short tonight's for the Iona College men's basketball team in the 2017-18 season opener with a 69-67 setback at the University of Albany.

After trailing 34-23 at halftime, the Gaels (0-1) rallied to outscore the Great Danes (1-0) 44-35 in the second period. The Maroon & Gold opened the second half with a 15-4 run to tie the game at 38 following a Zach Lewis layup with just over five minutes gone by.

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Iona Women's Basketball Comeback Falls Short At Arizona, 71-58

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:32

Iona Women's Basketball Comeback Falls Short At Arizona, 71-58

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Iona College women's basketball team dropped its season-opener at the University of Arizona on Friday afternoon by a final score of 71-58.  Junior All-MAAC Preseason First Team honoree Alexis Lewis and freshman Toyosi Abiola combined for 41 points.  Lewis begins the season with her 12th career double-double.

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Women's Cross Country Earns Sixth Place At NCAA Northeast Regional

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:33

Women's Cross Country Earns Sixth Place At NCAA Northeast Regional

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Two freshmen were among the three from the Iona College women's cross country team to earn All-Region today as the Gaels earned sixth place at the NCAA Northeast Regional Meet in Buffalo.

Egle Morenaite, the 2017 MAAC Women's Individual Champion, led the effort for Iona with a seventh place showing behind a 21:55.8 showing. Morenaite opened the first mile with a 5:45.1 time to cross in at 16th before moving up to fifth place following the 3k mark at 10:441. She finished the final half of the race in 11:11.7 to claim the All-Region nod in seventh place.

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LOUISVILLE BOUND: Men's Cross Country Finish Second At NCAA Northeast Regional Meet

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:23

LOUISVILLE BOUND: Men's Cross Country Finish Second At NCAA Northeast Regional Meet

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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- For the 17th straight year, the Iona College men's cross country team will represent the NCAA Northeast Region at the NCAA Championship next weekend in Louisville, KY following today's second place showing at the regional meet in Buffalo.

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