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Monroe College Graduation -- President Stephen Jerome confers a degree  to a graduating student.

Profile America: Caps and Gowns Time

Friday, June 16 — It’s time for caps and gowns, carnations, diplomas and lots of pictures. This is the season for graduations — with ceremonies being held all over the country for students from kindergarten to graduate school. Nationwide, there are […]

Profile America: The First College For Women

Profile America: The First College For Women

Monday, November 7 — Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the opening in 1837 of the first American college for women — Mount Holyoke Seminary in South Hadley, Massachusetts. The new institution began instruction with 80 students, who paid annual tuition and […]

by · November 7, 2016 · Profile America, Women
Profile America: Back To School

Profile America: Back To School

Tuesday, August 16 — It’s still summer break for many kids, but already in progress is one of the nation’s largest seasonal events; one that exchanges leisure for classroom study. It’s back to school time. From nursery school to college, over […]

Profile America: Yale Man

The first Chinese student to graduate from an American college–Yale University–was Yung Wing.

by · June 18, 2016 · Cultures, Profile America

Profile America: Cap and Gown

In 1940, just 5 percent of Americans had a bachelor’s degree or higher — today, that figure is well over 30 percent, or more than 72 million.

by · June 12, 2016 · Profile America
College and Job Expo, 1/29

College and Job Expo, 1/29

Council Member Gibson & NYPL To Host a Mini College & Job Expo   “I am committed to providing access to college and careers for our young people. Many of our young people don’t see a pathway to college and […]

Lenore Skenazy, author, Free Range Kids

Free-Range Kids: Helicoptered Kids, College and Depression

Are Helicoptered Kids More Depressed at College? This excerpt from Julia Lythcott-Haims’ new book, “How to Raise An Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success,” is more than viral. It pleads with parents to […]

by · July 12, 2015 · Free Range Kids
State Senator Jeff Klein unveils bold new IDC Agenda “Affordable NY”

State Senator Jeff Klein unveils bold new IDC Agenda “Affordable NY”

At the Metro Center today, State Senator Jeff Klein unveiled an auspicious new Independent Democratic Conference Agenda entitled “Affordable NY” to an audience of over 200 attendees.    This new agenda focused on many key points looking to improve the […]

by · December 13, 2013 · Domestic News, Local News, News, Photos