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Rockland Community College expands Career Skills Academy

The college has chosen to partner with Ancora Corporate Training, based in Arlington, Texas, to manage a portfolio of new courses within the skills training program, including web development, app development, mechatronics, wireless technician training and commercial driver's license (CDL) Class A training. 

Pace receives NSF grant to expand data science instruction nationwide

The grant will enable the expansion of the Biological and Environmental Data Education Network, offering training, resources and professional development opportunities for biology and environmental science instructors to enable them to teach the skill set in their regular coursework.

Q&A with Brian Amkraut, new VP of Workforce Credentialing and Community...

The Business Journals spoke with Brian Amkraut, the new vice president of Workforce Credentialing and Community Impact at Mercy, who comes to the position with 15 years of experience in higher education administration and lifelong learning programs.

Kingston’s SAFE seizes opportunity to facilitate remote learning through tech tools

SAFE, short for Smartphone Access for Everyone, is an authentication and meeting management system designed to replace passwords.

SUNY Purchase sets presidential inauguration date after Covid delay

Dr. Milagros Peña was selected to be the president at SUNY Purchase last May and has been serving in the position since then, with a formal inauguration ceremony delayed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Dominican College gains funding to grow opportunities for Hispanic students

A $4.5 million five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education will enable Dominican to develop a STEM Opportunities for Hispanic and Low-Income Students project.

Jeff Goldberg appointed as Westchester Community College Foundation CFO

Goldberg's background includes a decade of experience in chief financial officer roles at various nonprofits, including the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces.

RCC, St. Thomas Aquinas say learn here, live there in expansion...

Through an expansion to the STAC Tracks program announced Aug. 24 by Rockland Community College and St. Thomas Aquinas College, enrolled students will be...

Q&A with Marcus Tye, new dean of Pace’s College of Health...

This past July, Pace's College of Health Professions appointed its new dean, Marcus Tye. He will succeed Harriet Feldman, who served as dean of...

Pace’s Haub School of Law ranked No. 1 in U.S. environmental...

Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University in White Plains has been ranked as a top school for environmental law in U.S. News...

Sacred Heart University chosen for Covid vaccine program

Sacred Heart University has been chosen as the only higher education institution in Connecticut to be part of the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) effort...

Startup agency University Labs stresses brand marketing for colleges and universities

Stamford-based start-up University Labs emphasizes brand marketing strategies for colleges and universities seeking to expand their student applicant pools.

Basketball icon Dick Barnett preaches message of higher education to local...

New York Knicks star Dick Barnett is holding court today as a motivational speaker preaching the value of higher education to young people.

Sacred Heart University’s president leads change, but maintains school’s core...

“We are a Catholic institution deeply rooted in those traditions, but we don’t proselytize,” Sacred Heart University President John J. Petillo said.

College Of New Rochelle looks to keep identity with first fully...

The incoming freshman class at The College of New Rochelle’s School of Arts & Sciences will be its first with male students, and it...