Category:College of New Rochelle alumni
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The following 19 pages are in this category, out of 19 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 19 pages are in this category, out of 19 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. College of New Rochelle – The College of New Rochelle is a private Catholic college with its main campus located in New Rochelle, New York. The College of St. Angela was founded by the Order of the Ursulines as the first Catholic womens college in New York State in 1904, the name was changed to The College of New Rochelle in 1910. Today, the College is composed of four schools and is fully coeducational, undergraduate and graduate programs include traditional four-year BSN programs as well as programs for those looking to change careers, and registered nurses seeking to advance their education. The Graduate School offers a range of masters degrees and certificate programs. The College of New Rochelle is chartered by the Regents of the State of New York and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges, the School of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The college offers undergraduate degrees including Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Science, Graduate degrees include Master of Arts, Master of Science, and Master of Science in Education. CNR has 118 full-time faculty and instructional staff and 640 adjunct faculty, of the faculty, 89% hold doctoral degrees or the highest degree available in their field. The schools interim president is Dr. Dorothy Escribano, in October 2016, the Board of Trustees announced Judith Huntingtons resignation as President of the College. We have made changes because we are looking in new directions to protect. The full statement and an FAQ page was posted to the Colleges website, the main campus is located in New Rochelle, a suburban Westchester city about 16 miles north of Manhattan. In 1896, the founder, Mother Irene Gill, traveled to New Rochelle to explore the possibility of establishing a seminary there for young women. It was during this trip that she came across Leland Castle, the castle was purchased in 1897 and became the first structure of the College. It has since designated a National Historic Site. The castle is part of the quadrangle and currently houses the Castle Gallery. Baseball, Mens Cross Country and Womens Soccer will be introduced in the fall 2017, cheerleading is also offered as a year-round program. National Collegiate Athletic Association This association provides for post-season competition on a regional and national level and we are obligated to comply with the regulations established by the NCAA. The number of events, number of student-athletes, length of season, in the 75 years since its inception, the Eastern College Athletic Conference has emerged as the nations largest Conference. In the 2014–15 academic year, the ECAC will host nearly 100 championships in 37 mens and womens sports as the sponsors of over 5,800 varsity teams and 111,000 male and female athletes
2. New Rochelle, New York – New Rochelle /rəˈʃɛl/ is a city in Westchester County, New York, United States, in the southeastern portion of the state. In 2007, the city had a population of 73,260, as of the 2010 Census, the citys population had increased to 77,062. In November 2008 Business Week magazine listed New Rochelle as the best city in New York State, in 2014, New Rochelle was voted the 13th best city to live in, out of 550 cities, and was the only city in Westchester County on the list. The European settlement was started by refugee Huguenots in 1688, who were fleeing persecution in France after the revocation by the king of the Edict of Nantes. Many of the settlers were artisans and craftsmen from the city of La Rochelle, France, some 33 families established the community of la Nouvelle-Rochelle in 1688. A monument containing the names of these stands in Hudson Park. Thirty-one years earlier, the Siwanoy Indians, a band of Algonquian-speaking Lenape sold their land to Thomas Pell, in 1689 Pell officially deeded 6,100 acres for the establishment of a Huguenot community. Jacob Leisler is an important figure in the histories of both New Rochelle and the nation. He arrived in America as a mercenary in the British army and he was subsequently appointed acting-governor of the province, and it was during this time that he acted on behalf of the Huguenots. Of all the Huguenot settlements in America founded with the intention of being distinctly French colonies, the colony continued to attract French refugees until as late as 1760. The choice of name for the city reflected the importance of the city of La Rochelle and of the new settlement in Huguenot history, French was spoken, and it was common practice for people in neighboring areas to send their children to New Rochelle to learn the language. In 1775, General George Washington stopped in New Rochelle on his way to command of the Army of the United Colonies in Massachusetts. The British Army briefly occupied sections of New Rochelle and Larchmont in 1776, following British victory in the Battle of White Plains, New Rochelle became part of a Neutral Ground for General Washington to regroup his troops. After the Revolutionary War ended in 1784, patriot Thomas Paine was given a farm in New Rochelle for his service to the cause of independence, the farm, totaling about 300 acres, had been confiscated from its owners by state of New York due to their Tory activities. The first national census of 1790 shows New Rochelle with 692 residents,136 were African American, including 36 who were freemen and the remainder slaves. Through the 18th century, New Rochelle had remained a modest village that retained an abundance of agricultural land, during the 19th century, however, New York City was a destination from the mid-century on by waves of immigration, principally from Ireland and Germany. More established American families left New York City and moved into this area, the 1820 Census showed 150 African-Americans residing in New Rochelle, six of whom were still slaves. The state had abolished slavery with by a plan, children of slave mothers were born free
3. Madeleine Blais – Madeleine Blais is a United States journalist, author and professor in the University of Massachusetts Amhersts journalism department. Blais has worked at The Boston Globe, The Trenton Times, the Heart Is an Instrument, Portraits in Journalism. Which includes profiles of Christine Falling, the Florida babysitter who murdered three children in her care, social activist Carol Fennelly and playwright Tennessee Williams, a memoir of her Irish-American single-parent upbringing David Garlock, ed. Zepps Last Stand. Pulitzer Prize feature stories, Americas best writing, 1979-2003 and she graduated from The College of New Rochelle in 1969. While there, she roomed with Mercedes Ruehl and Suzanne Hampton and she is married to author John Katzenbach
4. Patricia Breslin – Patricia Rose Breslin was an American actress and philanthropist. She had a prominent career in television, which included recurring roles as Amanda Miller on The Peoples Choice and she also appeared in Go, Man, Go. and the William Castle horror films Homicidal and I Saw What You Did. She also helped open the Hospice of the Western Reserve at the Cleveland Clinic, patricia Rose Breslin was born in New York City, one of three children born to Edward and Marjorie Breslin. Her father was a Catholic of Irish descent and her mother was of Scottish descent, Breslin was raised in the Parkchester neighborhood of the Southeast Bronx. She graduated from the Academy of Mount St. Ursula High School in the Bronx before attending the College of New Rochelle in New Rochelle, in 1954, she guest-starred with Peter Mark Richman in an episode of NBCs legal drama, Justice, as a woman threatened by hoodlums. The same year, she appeared in a role as Sylvia Franklin Saperstein in the sports film Go, Man. Opposite Ruby Dee, Sidney Poitier, and the Harlem Globetrotters, the following year, in 1955, Breslin was cast in an episode of the CBS anthology series Appointment with Adventure, a series with neither a host nor a regular star. From 1955 to 1958, Breslin co-starred with Jackie Cooper as his girlfriend and then wife in the NBC sitcom, between 1960 and 1963 Breslin made three guest appearances on CBSs Perry Mason, and was cast as the defendant in all three episodes. In 1960 she played Karen Lewis in The Case of the Lavender Lipstick, in 1962 she played Karen Ross in The Case of the Poison Pen-Pal, and in 1963 as Laura Hewes in The Case of the Prankish Professor. In 1960, she guest starred on the short-lived David McLean western series, Tate and she appeared on Nick Adams ABC western, The Rebel and with Jack Lord in his ABC adventure series, Stoney Burke. Thereafter, Breslin played the role of Anne Mitchell, along with co-stars Ralph Bellamy and Paul Fix, in the 1961 episode The Haven of CBSs anthology series, The DuPont Show with June Allyson. She returned to film in 1961, starring in William Castles horror film Homicidal, in 1964, she was cast in the role of Laura Brooks on the ABC prime time soap opera Peyton Place. She also played the role of Meg Baldwin in the ABC soap opera General Hospital from 1966 to 1969, Breslin married former Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens NFL team owner and advertising and business executive Art Modell in 1969. Breslin had two sons from her first marriage to character actor David Orrick McDearmon, sons John and David, shortly after their marriage, Modell legally adopted Patricias sons and they took his surname. The family lived in Waite Hill, Ohio, then later Owings Mills, Breslin became a well-known philanthropist in both Cleveland, Ohio, as well as Baltimore, Maryland after relocating to the city in 1995. She and husband Modell donated $5 million to the SEED School of Maryland, in Cleveland, she helped start the Hospice of the Western Reserve at the Cleveland Clinic, and supported the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. She was also active in the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the Cleveland Musical Arts Association, the Cleveland Ballet, the Playhouse Square Foundation, Breslin died on October 12,2011, at the age of eighty after a lengthy hospitalization with pancreatitis. Her funeral was offered at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore and her husband, Art Modell had been a major contributor to the restoration of the basilica
5. Mary Donohue – Mary O’Connor Donohue is a retired Judge of the New York Court of Claims and was Lieutenant Governor of New York. She was first elected lieutenant governor in 1998 and reelected 2002 on a ticket with Gov. George Pataki, Donohue is a former teacher and lawyer who was once an aide to State Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno. She graduated from The College of New Rochelle and received a degree in Education from Russell Sage College. In 1983, she received a law degree from Albany Law School, in addition to working for Bruno, Donohue was an assistant county attorney in Rensselaer County. During her time in the county office, she worked on Family Court. Donohue served as the attorney of Rensselaer County for several years in the 1990s. During her two terms as attorney, she prosecuted over 5000 cases a year. In 1996, she was elected as a justice of the New York State Supreme Court, serving as a state judge, Donohue handled both civil and criminal cases. She resigned from her judgeship in 1998, when Pataki picked her as a running mate, Donohue was sworn in as lieutenant governor on January 1,1999, replacing Betsy McCaughey Ross. She was not known to be a lieutenant governor or to enjoy a close relationship with Pataki. She has been loyal to Pataki and never opposed him. In 2005, it was reported that she was spending time in Albany because of her dissatisfaction with Pataki and her hope that he would leave office early. When she became lieutenant governor, Pataki appointed Donohue to head a task force on school violence issues. He said he designated Donohue to head the force because of her background as a teacher. According to her website, Donohue spent a year traveling the state meeting with teachers, parents, students. As a part of her work, Donohue formulated a series of recommendations, since 1999, Donohue started to spend time traveling the state promoting school violence prevention and to implement the recommendations of her task force. In 2005, Donohue led a program, comprising several agencies. In 2000, Pataki appointed Donohue to chair a task force looking in quality communities in New York, Donohues task force met around the state to discuss land use policies, economic development, and growth issues