Story Categories: Annual Report

 
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May 7, 2015
“People help you, and you’ve got to help others,” Dr. Manfred Lichtmann ’54 said in a February 1982 feature article in the alumni tabloid Wagner. “You’ve got to give — it’s your responsibility.” Lichtmann has given back throughout his long and productive life, which includes such [...] Keep reading →
 
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May 7, 2015
A big believer in the importance of nursing and liberal arts education, Lenore Ahalt Bandler ’55 and her husband, David Bandler, have established two nursing scholarships at Wagner College. “I thought this was the best place to put my money where my mouth is,” she says. Bandler and her younger [...] Keep reading →
 
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May 7, 2015
“Part of life is learning how other people live, and the difference between your culture and their culture,” says Charles Taylor ’64, a Staten Island native and Wagner chemistry major. Taylor traveled the world during his 37-year career with Schering-Plough, a pharmaceutical company now part [...] Keep reading →
 
Bob Peirano '50 (right), founder of the Sal Alberti Memorial Golf Classic, with former Seahawk baseball coach Joe Litterio and other friends of the College.
May 7, 2015
Bob Peirano '50 (right), founder of the Sal Alberti Memorial Golf Classic, with former Seahawk baseball coach Joe Litterio and other friends of the College. Look up Bob Peirano ’50 in Wagner’s alumni files, and you’ll find two thick folders, a testament to his unwavering support and generosity [...] Keep reading →
 
May 7, 2015
First Doctoral Program Educates Nursing Leaders Wagner College launched its first doctoral program, a Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP), in the fall of 2014. Offered by the Evelyn L. Spiro School of Nursing, the DNP program provides advanced training for nurses, with a special focus on disaster preparedness [...] Keep reading →
 
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May 7, 2015
“There’s something about helping people I’ve always liked,” says Phil Faccone ’15. “I get enjoyment out of it.” Helping people is something Phil Faccone has spent a lot of time doing, enthusiastically, behind the scenes and in leadership roles at Wagner College. He volunteers with Wagner [...] Keep reading →
 
Shon Sealy (right) "blows up my phone" with questions about Wagner life, says Gabryel Oloapu '17
May 7, 2015
Shon Sealy '18 (right) "blows up my phone" with questions about Wagner life, says Gabryel Oloapu '17. Every year, students get ideas for building up the campus community, and they start new clubs. Some grow out of a personal hobby, like the Coterie Book Club. Sometimes students are seeking an artistic [...] Keep reading →
 
President Clarence Stoughton, 1940 Kallista
May 7, 2015
President Clarence Stoughton, 1940 Kallista Founded to serve the needs of New York’s burgeoning German immigrant community, Wagner College was imbued with a sense of mission from the start. Clarence C. Stoughton, the College’s first president who was not an ordained Lutheran minister, was a staunch [...] Keep reading →
 
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May 7, 2015
Since last September, history major Katelyn Gamba ’15 has spent two days per week listening to living history as narrated by the people who experienced it. Her work as an intern for the National September 11 Memorial and Museum is helping to preserve the story of the terrorist attacks of September [...] Keep reading →
 
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May 7, 2015
Students watch the skies and log their observations. May 29, 1943.   While most young men were away serving in the military during World War II, activities on campus supported the war effort as well. Students organized blood drives for the Red Cross and served in the fire department’s telegraph [...] Keep reading →