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Katrina phoenix

On August 29, 2005, thousands of lives changed forever when Hurricane Katrina careened into the Gulf Coast, inundating 80 percent of New Orleans.

Brick house

The brick makers are gone now, but the village once known as “Bricktown” and “Brick Capital of the World” is steadily reinventing itself to meet the challenges of the new millennium without the 40-plus brickyards that were once its backbone.

Alma mater.com

Many of the universities and colleges of Fairfield County have seen a boost in online class enrollment from last year and are attributing the influx to gas prices and the slushy economy.

Student Loan Corp. to cut 150 jobs

Student Loan Corp. revealed plans to cut nearly 150 jobs in August, amounting to a quarter of its work force, blaming the move on severe market conditions and changes in federal policy.

Go tell it on the Mount

Father Kevin Mackin has some big shoes to fill at Mount St. MaryCollege in Newburgh.

New Paltz takes its pulse

The ever-whirling blender of village, town and college together in New Paltz were examined in a public forum recently as officials answered questions on topics ranging from housing to late-night behavior.

A new college environment

Colleges through Hudson Valley are raising awareness, offering new classes, and encouraging students to "go green."

The sum of success

Susan LaFosse advocates young women entering predominantly male-dominated fields such as math and science.

Sheepskin sticker shock

Even ivy-covered walls can’t keep out economic worry.

WCC to start nationwide immigrant education program

Westchester Community College in Valhalla will create a national community college consortium for immigrant education with the aid of a recently awarded $125,000 grant from a New York City-based family foundation.

Mount opts tech with grant

Thanks to a matching grant from the state Higher Education Facilities Capital Matching Grants Board, Mount St. Mary will receive slightly more than $1 million toward Aquinas Hall’s math, science and technology addition, plus equipment.

College hall of fame adds four

Business awards at SUNY-New Paltz.


Engineering a win

UB school posts impressive gains.

Sakac ends 31 years at Mount helm

Siena College president to replace Sakac.

Nontraditional students earn grant

At Norwalk Community College, financial assistance is being extended to scholars with dependents and/or jobs.