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Graduate Student in TVI Program Awarded Statewide Scholarship

March 19, 2021

A Dominican College student finishing up her master’s degree in the Teachers for the Blind and credits her sister who has multiple disabilities – including a visual impairment – with being one of the reasons she chose this profession. “While we were growing up, she was home-schooled, so we always had different therapists and teachers… Read More »

Palisades Institute Discusses Impact of COVID-19 on Women in Business

March 10, 2021

The Palisades Institute held a Zoom panel discussion on “The Impact of COVID-19 on Women in Business and Its Implications for the Future” on March 10, 2021, as part of its continuing series on the pandemic’s wide-ranging effect on businesses. Ivan Rudolph-Shabinsky, Director of the Business Administration Division at Dominican College and co-moderator of the… Read More »

Students Volunteer in Camden During Weekend of Service

March 8, 2021

A team of Dominican College students, alumni,and to hear their stories.  The Weekend of Service allowed students to be involved in service even though the traditional Alternative Spring Break Program was canceled this year.

Dominican College to Launch New Rowing Club

March 4, 2021

In fall 2021, Dominican College will launch a new Rowing Club, with men’sand women’s teams.  The club will compete against collegiate teams in the New York area, regional races including the New York State Collegiate Championships, and some national races – including the Dad Vail Regatta in Philadelphia. Coach Ivan Rudolph-Shabinsky is looking for interested… Read More »

Healthcare Symposium Tackles Obesity

February 24, 2021

During the 7th Annual Healthcare Symposium, “Obesity and Weight Gain During the Pandemic,” a panel of experts discussed the “quarantine 15” and how obese patients fared with COVID-19. Lisa Hirsch, MD, an Internist with Bon Secours Medical Group, stressed that obesity increases the risk of poor outcomes with COVID-19. “It not only increases the risk… Read More »

Dominican College President Elected to Council of Independent Colleges Board

February 8, 2021

Sr. Mary Eileen O’Brien, O.P., Ph.D., President of Dominican College, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC), based in Washington, D.C. The CIC is a national association of independent colleges and universities dedicated to supporting college and university leadership; advancing institutional excellence; and enhancing public understanding of… Read More »

Hospital CEOs Discuss COVID Vaccine at Palisades Institute Forum

January 14, 2021

Montefiore Nyack Hospital CEO Dr. Mark Geller assured those participating in a Palisades Institute forum on COVID-19 that the rapid development of the vaccines should not be a concern.  He stressed that  research and development about coronaviruses and Messenger RNA have been going on for years.  What was speeded up, Dr. Geller explained, was production… Read More »

TD Bank Supports Student Success Program

December 18, 2020

The TD Bank Charitable Foundation has awarded Dominican College a $5,000 grant to support its Student Success Program.  Students in the program who need laptops to do schoolwork are able to access them through this grant. Kennee Torres, a junior communication studies student, is among the students who received a new laptop.  He is using… Read More »

College VP Joins Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp. Advisory Board

December 4, 2020

The Hudson Valley Economic Development Corp. (HVEDC) announced on November 17, 2020 that Dominican College Vice President for Institutional Advancement Joseph Valenti has joined the HVEDC Advisory Board of Directors. Mike Oates, President & CEO of HVEDC, said, “Developing a partnership with local educational institutions is important to grow the regional economy. We look forward… Read More »

Forum Held on Doing Business in the Age of COVID-19

November 10, 2020

Four business leaders shared advice on how to survive and thrive during COVID-19 during a Palisades Institute Forum via Zoom on November 10, 2020. Although businesses are dealing with health concerns and financial hardships, Walter Goldman of Goldkap Consulting Group in Suffern, NY, said there is a silver lining.  “From a business perspective, these are… Read More »

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