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Joan Barry McCormick named VP for Institutional Advancement at Pratt

Pratt Institute has named Joan Barry McCormick, an experienced fundraising professional with an impressive track record in higher education, as the institute’s vice president for Institutional Advancement. … Full Article

St. Francis College celebrates new graduates

Hundreds of parents, family members and friends will come to St. Charles Borromeo Church in Brooklyn Heights to celebrate the Class of 2016 at St. Francis College’s Winter Commencement on Thursday, Jan. 14, beginning with a Baccalaureate Mass at 2 p.m. … Full Article

City Tech Hospitality Management students earn certified front desk representative designation

In a ceremony held Dec. 17 at New York City College of Technology (NYCCT)/City University of New York, Rebecca Charles of The James New York presented 59 students from NYCCT Hospitality Department their certifications for Front Desk Representative.  … Full Article

Brooklyn College opens film school inside Steiner Studios

Brooklyn College officially opened the doors of its new graduate film school at Steiner Studios, the Barry R. Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema, during a press conference with Mayor Bill de Blasio and other elected officials at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on Tuesday. … Full Article

A president with a vision

Private Citizen Farley Herzek pushed into the No. 42 bus filled with Kingsborough Community College students. “Hi. Do you go to Kingsborough? And where do you live? Manhattan? Why travel so far?” … Full Article

U.S. News ranks St. Francis a Top Regional College

As hundreds of new St. Francis College students attended a block party to meet their classmates this week, they learned that once again, U.S. News & World Report has ranked the school as a Top Regional College in the North. St. … Full Article

Cuomo to college students: Fake IDs pose identify theft risk

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is warning college students about the risks of buying fake IDs online. Cuomo says state investigators have discovered "dozens" of cases of identity theft that occurred after the victim tried to purchase fake IDs online. … Full Article

City Tech students design, build home for 2015 Solar Decathlon competition

In 2012, Superstorm Sandy showed that new models for housing that meet the needs of a high-density urban environment are desperately needed. A team of approximately 60 City Tech students is contributing its solution in a net-zero energy model home, as part of the U.S. … Full Article

High school students excel in AT&T science program

High school students from all over the borough got a chance to show off their skills in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) when they presented project at Kingsborough Community College during a graduation ceremony for the AT&T Brooklyn Science Innovation Initiative. … Full Article

Forbes and Money Magazine rank St. Francis College among the best

With a grade of A- from Money Magazine, Brooklyn Heights’ St. Francis College was again recognized on the magazine’s Best Colleges List. The recognition comes in the same week that St. … Full Article

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