Dominican College’s Online Program Named One of the Best in New York

Dominican College’s Online Program was ranked #19 in the State of New York by BestCollege’, a leading provider of higher education information and resources.

“As online learning opportunities expand at a state level, it’s important to help guide prospective students towards programs that will assist them in meeting their future career goals,” says Stephanie Snider, General Manager at “Being ranked one of the Best Online Colleges in New York signifies Dominican College of Blauvelt has developed a strong academic online program that keeps affordability and accessibility in mind for prospective students across the state of New York.”

Dominican College offers several fully online courses and five fully online programs including: Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences; Bachelor of Arts in Communications Studies; Bachelor of Science in Management; Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice; and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.

According to, online learning programs are expanding at a rapid pace because they provide opportunities for students who cannot pursue traditional on-campus degree programs. In fact, many students see online programs as the only option to get a college degree while balancing other commitments and challenges — including work, family, or disabilities. bases its rankings on academic outcomes, affordability, and the breadth and depth of online learning opportunities.  For the full list of recognized programs and details on the ranking’s methodology, visit:



Dominican College Names 2017 Person of the Year

Stephen J. Reich, Business Manager of Laborers’ Local 754, will be honored at the College’s Grand Reception on May 5.

Dominican College and its Board of Trustees have named Stephen J. Reich, Business Manager of Laborers’ Local 754, as the 2017 Person of the Year. He will be honored at the College’s 45th Annual Grand Reception on Friday, May 5, 2017. 

The Grand Reception be held at the Old Tappan Manor in Old Tappan, New York, and begins at 7 p.m.

Mr. Reich was chosen as the 2017 Person of the Year based on his outstanding professional leadership, his community involvement, and his philanthropic works. As the Business Manager of Laborers Local 754 for the past eight years, he has handled the day-to-day operations of the local trade union, based in Chestnut Ridge, NY. During that time, he has also served as a Trustee, managing the Pension, Health and Welfare, and Annuity Fund.

Before he was Business Manager, Mr. Reich worked in the construction industry as a laborer, general foreman, and superintendent. In addition, he has generously donated his time and money to support many causes. 

Mr. Reich has served the community over the years through his involvement in the Sons of the American Legion and the Lions Club. He has also worked to raise money for Dominican College and was a Youth Basketball Coach and Lacrosse Club Volunteer. 

The tickets to the Grand Reception, honoring Mr. Reich, cost $350. All proceeds will support the expansion of the Hennessy Center, academic programs, and technological advancements at the College.  To purchase tickets and sponsorships:

For additional information,  please contact Director of Special Events Mary Lichtman at (845) 848-7406 or