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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 »

College Honors Two Business Leaders at 48th Annual Grand Reception

September 17, 2021

Dominican College will honor two local business leaders — Sam Fratto, Business Manager of IBEW Local 363, and Larry Weiss, President & CEO of Atlantic Tomorrow’s Office as Persons of the Year —  at the 48th Annual Grand Reception. The gala will be held on Sunday, October 17, 2021, at 12:30 p.m.at the Old Tappan… Read More »

Dominican College Ranked #21 on Social Mobility by U.S. News & World Report

September 15, 2021

U.S. News & World Report ranked Dominican College a Top Performer on Social Mobility on its 2022 Best Colleges list.  Dominican College was ranked #21 out of Regional Universities North for social mobility.  Top performers in this category are more successful than other colleges at advancing social mobility by enrolling and graduating large proportions of… Read More »

August 31, 2021

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Visiting Scholar Works With Summer Research Students in Biology Lab

August 10, 2021

World-renowned computational biologist Li-jun Ma, Ph.D. visited Dominican College this summer to work with three biology students on research funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).  This follows the year-long sabbatical of Dominican College Biology Professor Bernadette Connors, Ph.D. at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst with Dr. Ma. During the sabbatical, Connors worked with Ma and… Read More »

College Holds Free Community Environmental Workshops Funded by O&R

July 19, 2021

Dominican College is holding free workshops to educate local residents about the environment and to teach them how to become good stewards of our communities.  The workshops are free and are funded through a grant from Orange & Rockland Utilities. Regina Alvarez, Ph.D.,  Dominican College Assistant Professor of Biology and Instructor at the New York… Read More »

Dominican College Teams Up with RCC to Help Students Earn Bachelor’s Degree

July 14, 2021

Dominican College and Rockland Community College (RCC) in Suffern, NY, have signed a Dual Admission Agreement to encourage students to earn a bachelor’s degree. The agreement guarantees that RCC students who successfully complete their associate degree will be admitted to Dominican College. “This agreement helps to support and encourage RCC students who would like to… Read More »

Head of Vaccine Development at Pfizer Delivers Commencement Address

June 28, 2021

Kathrin U. Jansen, Ph.D., Senior Vice President and Head of Vaccine Research and Development, Pfizer Inc., wished the Dominican College Class of 2021 “a lifetime of joyful learning and meaningful accomplishments” at the 67th Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, June 27, 2021,  at the Palisades Credit Union Park in Pomona, NY. During her Commencement Address,… Read More »

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