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December 2015

CNR Rebounds to Beat Medgar Evers

December 01, 2015 - 10:56
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Behind the performance of All-Tournament Team selection Jasmine Brandon (Jersey City, NJ) the College of New Rochelle Womens Basketball team picked up an 83-67 win over Medgar Evers College in the consolation game of the Dr. Betty Shabazz Basketball Tournament on Sunday.  The senior had a double-double as she poured in 20 points and brought down 13 boards to lead the Blue Angels to their third win of the season (3-6).  Medgar Evers remains winless at 0-6 on the season.

CNR Rebounds to Beat Medgar Evers

Scarsdale Volunteer Ambulance Corps Offers EMT Certification Course

December 01, 2015 - 10:53
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NEW YORK, NY -- In January, the Scarsdale Volunteer Ambulance Corps will offer a five-month Emergency Medical Technician certification course in its Weaver Street headquarters.  The course encompasses 138 hours of instruction over five months following the State curriculum.  It assumes no prior medical knowledge and teaches the student everything from trauma and medical emergency fundamentals to the pathophysiology of diseases.  After passing the State exam, an EMT receives a three-year certification and can oversee patient care.

Scarsdale Volunteer Ambulance Corps Offers EMT Certification Course

Border Crossing at The College of New Rochelle

December 01, 2015 - 10:45
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- If you celebrated Christmas in Mexico, the gifts of the magi might include important local items like chickens, ducks, chili peppers, and the animals featured  in the Andes region of Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia would likely include a llama, a jaguar, and jungle birds. In Puerto Rico, crèches frequently feature roosters, and sets by Pueblo Indians in New Mexico recall the folk tradition of storyteller dolls. Yet all share the common element of the nativity.

A Mano Poderosa, Puerto Rico, 12” x 7”

Monroe College Culinary Arts Students Named New York State Champions for Second Consecutive Year at American Culinary Federation Competition

December 01, 2015 - 10:41
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Monroe College, a national leader in urban and international education, today announced that the student competition team from its Culinary Arts program successfully defended its title as New York State champions in an American Culinary Federation (ACF) competition held November 21.

Monroe College Culinary Arts Students Named New York State Champions for Second Consecutive Year at American Culinary Federation Competition

The College of New Rochelle Launching MFA Program in Creative Writing To Focus on “Literary Citizenship”

December 01, 2015 - 10:36
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NEW ROCHELLE, NY --  Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing with a focus on social justice will be offered through the Graduate School at The College of New Rochelle starting in Fall 2016. Inspired by the Ursuline motto Serviam (“I will serve”), the program offers writers the opportunity to refine their craft and exercise literary citizenship while drawing attention to often-overlooked human experiences. 

The College of New Rochelle Launching MFA Program in Creative Writing To Focus on “Literary Citizenship”

Lasdon Remembers The Vietnam War

December 01, 2015 - 08:23
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NEW YORK, NY -- America’s involvement in the Vietnam War will be remembered in an exhibit that opens on Saturday, Nov. 28 in the Westchester County Veterans Museum at Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial.

The exhibit focuses on one of the longest wars in United States history and features photographs and backgrounds of the soldiers connected with Westchester County, including three Congressional Medal of Honor winners. There is also a special tribute to the American war dogs in Vietnam, the largest deployment of the dogs in any American conflict.

Lasdon Remembers The Vietnam War

12/09 The Picture House Presents Advance Screening of The Big Short 7:30 P.M

December 01, 2015 - 08:21
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PELHAM, NY -- On Wednesday, December 9th at 7:30 p.m., two days in advance of its nationwide theatrical debut, The Picture House Regional Film Center (TPH) will show an advance screening of the new film The Big Short followed by a discussion and Q&A with the film’s director Adam McKay. The film, based on the 2010 book of the same name by best-selling author Michael Lewis (Liar’s Poker, Flash Boys, Moneyball), recounts the financial crisis of 2007 through 2010 by the build-up of the housing and credit bubble.

The Picture House Presents Advance Screening of The Big Short

Celebrate with Cinema this Holiday Season at the Picture House

December 01, 2015 - 08:15
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PELHAM, NY -- With the holidays upon us, there’s no better place to spend time with friends and family and be inspired by film than The Picture House Regional Film Center (TPH). With varied film programming, special advance screenings, live music and dance performances, there’s really something for everyone at The Picture House this December.

Celebrate with Cinema this Holiday Season at the Picture House

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