Category: Blog

CNR Kicks Off Holiday Season with New Rochelle Thanksgiving Parade

CNR had a wonderful showing on Saturday, November 17 as they marched in the annual New Rochelle Thanksgiving Day Parade. Along with President William Latimer, CNR cheerleaders, student athletes, alumni, and staff proudly waved the CNR banner as they processed down North Avenue to mark the start of the holiday season.

CNR Students Prepare to Get Out to Vote

Dozens of students had the opportunity to register to vote at CNR on Tuesday, September 25, as part of National Voter Registration Day. “The right to vote is one of the greatest treasures provided to a community of citizens and a cornerstone of our ability to strive for equality and defend the ‘unalienable rights’ of ...

Martha Counihan, O.S.U. Authors Jetta’s Story about Ursuline Charism during WWII

CNR Archivist and Associate Professor Sr. Martha Counihan has authored Jetta’s Story, a new book that recounts the story of Jetta, a Jewish teenager who fled Nazi-occupied Yugoslavia to Mussolini’s Italy, only to find that she and her family faced the Nazi round-up of all Jews living in the country.  After imploring the Vatican for ...

Alumnae Gather to Hear President’s Address at Alumnae College

Since being named the College’s 14th President in April, Dr. William Latimer has had numerous opportunities to meet with alumnae/i. The most recent opportunity came in June when he celebrated the reunioning classes ending in the 3s and 8s during Alumnae/i College weekend. President Latimer greets alumnae on Saturday morning just prior to his welcome ...

New President Forms Student Advisory Board

The College of New Rochelle Presidential Student Advisory Board is comprised of students and recent graduates from each of the College’s four schools and five campuses.  The Advisory Board is charged with assisting the President with defining and implementation of efforts to enhance student success, foster enrollment, and engage community stakeholders. Simangaliso GumendeSNR’19 Karen TaylorSNR’20 ...

President’s New Advisory Board

Ngaire Cuneo Partner, Red Associates, LLC CNR Class of 1972 Catherine Alicia Georges, Ed.D. National Volunteer President, AARP Professor and Chair of Nursing, Lehman College Ricardo Fernández, Ph.D. President Emeritus, Lehman College Philip Leaf, Ph.D. Director of the Center for Adolescent Health & Professor Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Anna McDaniel, Ph.D. Dean ...

Student Showcase!

On Tuesday December 12th, Dr. Justine McGovern hosted a poster presentation session, where her Social Work with Older Adults‘ class gave poster presentations to assembled guests. This poster presentation session was a place where students could showcase their work and present their findings from semester-long research projects that they completed in Dr. McGovern’s class. All ...

Dr. Burt’s “The New Diabetes Cookbook” Garners Rave Reviews in Today’s Dietitian Magazine

Back in 2015, Dr. Kate Gardner Burt was not only working towards getting her PhD, which she has since earned – she was also writing a book. I know, it made me feel like a slacker too. This book, entitled The New Diabetes Cookbook: 100 Mouthwatering, Seasonal, Whole-Food Recipes has been out for two years, during which ...

Publication Alert: Dr. Kate Burt!

  Does your local elementary or middle school have a garden? According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, approximately 27% of U.S. public elementary schools have garden programs, as of 2012-2013. This number is still rather low, considering the benefits that school gardens have for students in terms of academic achievement as well as physical, ...

Dean Latimer welcomes the Dr. Richard Izquierdo Health & Science Charter School to Lehman College!

This fall, Dean Latimer welcomed local high school students to Lehman’s campus for a college visit. The students attend Dr. Richard Izquierdo Health & Science Charter School, which is located right here is the Bronx. Dr. William (Bill) Latimer addressed the students, discussing the high school to college transition, and how to transition successfully. The ...