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SUNY Purchase College was chosen for the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018 edition. File photo
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SUNY Purchase ranked one of the top 382 colleges

SUNY Purchase College is listed as one of the “Top 382 Colleges” in the nation by “The Princeton Review” in the 2018 edition of their college guide. “The Princeton Review” praises SUNY Purchase for its excellent conservatories and liberal arts and science programs, and recognizes faculty who “actively work in […]

Westchester County awards more than $6 million in grants for 2018, 2019, and 2020 for programs under Westchester’s Invest-In-Kids. Photo courtesy Westchester.gov
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Westchester announces $6M for youth programs

County Executive Rob Astorino today announced that grants totaling more than $6 million – $2,123,000 annually for 2018, 2019 and 2020 – will be awarded to 34 agencies for 56 at-risk youth programs under Westchester’s Invest-In-Kids program. “Invest-In-Kids is a vital partnership between Westchester County and our non-profits that responds […]

Jeanne Markel and Chris Wedge. Contributed photo
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SUNY Purchase alumni donate $100K to film, media studies

SUNY Purchase College has announced that Chris Wedge (Film, class of 1981) and his wife, Jeanne Markel (Visual Arts, class of 1981), have donated $100,000 to the School of Film and Media Studies at SUNY Purchase. Wedge also holds an M.A. in Computer Graphics/Art Education from Ohio State University. This […]

Lorenzo Candelaria, appointed dean of the School of the Arts for SUNY Purchase College. Photo courtesy Humanitiestexas.org
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SUNY Purchase names new School of the Arts dean

SUNY Purchase College has announced that Lorenzo Candelaria has been appointed dean of the School of the Arts. Candelaria, who is currently associate provost and professor of Music History at the University of Texas at El Paso, UTEP, will replace Ravi Rajan, who left SUNY Purchase at the end of the 2016-2017 […]

Dr. Wendy S. Harpham is the featured speaker at the 19th Annual Gayle K. Lee Health Awareness Luncheon. Contributed photo
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Cancer Support Team to host annual luncheon

Cancer Support Team, CST, is hosting its 19th Annual Gayle K. Lee Health Awareness Luncheon on Oct. 12 at a new location: the Mamaroneck Beach and Yacht Club.  This year’s presentation begins at 11:30 a.m. with featured speaker Dr. Wendy S. Harpham, who will be discussing the healing power of […]