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Outlook on the Economy Delivers Mixed News

January 24, 2022

During Dominican College’s annual Outlook on the Economy forum, community members heard how the pandemic’s effect on the economy was much different than the typical recession.   Jason Bram, a Research Officer with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, spoke via Zoom during the January 20, 2022 forum.  “When things plunged in March and… Read More »

Athletic Training Professor Honored Posthumously by State Organization

January 19, 2022

Beloved Athletic Training Professor Jenna Tacinelli-Hach was honored posthumously by the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) on January 8, 2022.  Hach’s husband, Leland, accepted the Kent Scriber Recognition Award on her behalf.  The award honored Jenna’s contributions to the athletic training profession.  Leland said the recognition meant a great deal to her family.… Read More »

Men’s Basketball Team Ranked #1 in East Region Media Poll

January 18, 2022

The Dominican College men’s basketball team has been ranked #1 in the Division II Sports Information Directors Association (D2SIOA) East Region Media Poll, announced on January 17, 2022. At the time of the poll, the Chargers had a 10-2 record.  The Chargers have held the top spot in the East Region Media Poll since the… Read More »

Athletic Training Alumni Inducted into Alumni Hall of Achievement 

November 30, 2021

In a tribute to the former Athletic Training Program at Dominican College, three athletic training alumni were inducted into the Alumni Hall of Achievement on November 14, 2021.  The new inductees are:  Christine Friel ’10, for Excellence; Frank Alexander ’10, for Leadership; and Yen Pham ’17, for Service.  The former head of the Athletic Training… Read More »

Announcement of Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Site Visit

November 24, 2021

Dear Colleagues and Constituents: On February 14, 15, and 16, 2022, the Division of Nursing at Dominican College will be hosting a site visit from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). CCNE is a nationally recognized accrediting agency for the baccalaureate and graduate degree programs in nursing education. The site visit is for reaccreditation of… Read More »

Penn State Researcher Discusses Crisis Informatics at Dominican College

November 12, 2021

Students heard a fascinating description of how social media is changing emergency response from Penn State University researcher Andrea Tapia, Ph.D., on November 8, 2021.  Tapia is an Associate Dean for Research at Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology.  She is also a Fulbright scholar, has worked with the United Nations and NASA,… Read More »

Charger Athletes Get Advice at Annual Basketball Tip-Off Dinner

November 5, 2021

As the 2021-2022 basketball season kicked off, Charger athletes got words of advice on “Winning in Life On And Off The Court.”  At the annual Tip-Off Dinner, Guest Speaker Justin Kobay, CPA, Partner/Business Manager of LL Business Management, shared how he built a fulfilling and successful career as a business manager to music industry artists,… Read More »

College Awarded $6.4 Million in Federal Grants

October 5, 2021

Dominican College has received two federal grants totaling $6.4 million from the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC).  These grants were secured to establish the STEM Opportunities for Hispanic and Low-Income Students (SOHLIS) Project and a… Read More »

Social Work Professor Wins NYS Champion of Education Award

September 27, 2021

Lucinda Acquaye-Doyle, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Director of the Social Work Program, received a Champion of Education Award from New York State Senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick.  She was presented with the award on September 26, 2021,  during a ceremony on the grounds of the Spring Valley High School. Acquaye-Doyle said she was beyond humbled and honored… Read More »

Founders Week Keynote Presentation Focuses on St. Rose of Lima

September 20, 2021

Dominican College students learned about 17th century mystic and prophet St. Rose of Lima during the first event of Founders Week on Monday, September 20, 2021.  In her keynote presentation, Sr. Kathleen McManus, O.P.,  described how St. Rose – known as the little saint of Lima – served the poor and sick and was concerned… Read More »

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