Education It is: December 18th, 2014 | Hudson Valley Press | Education News
Mount Students Teach Psychology to...
NEWBURGH - Teaching elementary school students the basics of psychological science can contribute to a well-rounded and more informed education, says Yasmine Kalkstein, assistant psychology professor at Mount Saint Mary College.
To that end, Kalkstein and a team of Mount students recently unveiled Beginnings in Psychological Science. The program, sponsored by the APA Fund for Teaching and...
First Team Inducted Into SUNY Orange...
MIDDLETOWN - Four individual athletes, a longtime staff member and the 1969 cross country team comprised the SUNY Orange Colt Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2014 that was inducted into the College’s growing hall of fame at Kuhl’s Highland House in Middletown.
Enshrined Saturday were David Brownbill ’67, Yogi Davis ’71, Donna Frazier ’93, Bob Heins ’71 and...
International Students at RCC Continue...
SUFFERN - Rockland Community College hosted a Thanksgiving Luncheon for International Students on November 19. This festive annual event introduces international students to the quintessential American harvest celebration with a warm welcome as they enjoy the traditional feast of turkey with all the trimmings.
The celebration was made possible by generous donations from the Palisades Federal...
2015 National Merit Scholarship Program
HIGHLAND – High School Principal
Peter Harris has announced that two scholastically talented Highland High
School (HHS) seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National
Merit Scholarship Program, which honors the nation’s scholastic champions and
encourages their pursuit of academic excellence. As Commended Students, Jahnvi
Bansal and Dorairaj Rammoham will each...
Vassar College Awarded More Than...
POUGHKEEPSIE - While Vassar is a small college, it boasts an
ambitious and productive faculty research agenda. Just since 2007, Vassar
faculty members have earned thirty National Science Foundation (NSF) grants
totaling more than $9.5 million, in subject areas ranging from chemistry to cognitive
science and economics to earth science. The two newest NSF grants awarded to
Newburgh Prep Announces New Appointments
NEWBURGH - Newburgh Prep is pleased to announce that three new teachers have joined the alternative high school’s academic staff for the 2014-15 school year. More than 80 students are currently enrolled for the school’s fall semester.
Joining the staff this year are:
William Gunther - Mr. Gunther teaches science at Newburgh Prep. He is a graduate of Marist College in Poughkeepsie...