Story Categories: History Department

Ilya Repin, 'Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks' 16x9
April 12, 2016
On April 19 and 20, Wagner College and the University of Paris-Sorbonne are sponsoring an international symposium on “International Relations, Diplomacy and Violence from the Medieval to the Early Modern Era: Toward a Global Approach.” The program is being hosted by Wagner College, and its organizers [...] Keep reading →
November 5, 2015
Ever wonder how New York became the city that it is today?  Wagner College is co-sponsoring an event with the Museum of the City of New York on Tuesday, November 10 at 6:30 pm at the Museum of the City of New York. When it was conceived in 1811, New York City's street grid was supposed to end the [...] Keep reading →
Holocaust video 16x9
July 23, 2015
This video highlights an April 2015 gallery exhibition and speaker series created by Wagner College's Holocaust Education & Programming Center. The exhibition was curated by student Lauren Citarella and professor Lori Weintrob. The exhibition in the Horrmann Library’s Spotlight Gallery focused [...] Keep reading →
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February 27, 2015
Gary Giordano 16x9
May 7, 2014
Wagner College senior Gary Giordano of Princes Bay, Staten Island, a history and education major, has won a James Madison Fellowship to support his graduate studies this fall at Columbia University’s Teachers College. Giordano has been doing his student teaching this year with 4th and 5th graders [...] Keep reading →
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April 25, 2014
On Thursday, April 24, Bronia Brandman told a packed house at Wagner College about her experience during the Holocaust. Brandman, a survivor of Auschwitz and co-author of “The Girl Who Survived: A True Story of the Holocaust,”  is a gallery educator and member of the Speakers Bureau of the Museum [...] Keep reading →
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November 14, 2013
On Thursday, Nov. 14, Wagner College marked the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the “Night of Broken Glass,” with a luncheon lecture by Reni Hanau, a survivor of the Nazi terror. New York 1 multimedia journalist Colleen Hagerty reported in this story about the program: COMPLETE VIDEO OF THE [...] Keep reading →
November 10, 2013
Vincent Lenza Class of 1997 Q: What is your current occupation? Vincent Lenza: Executive Director of the Staten Island NFP Association Q: How has the research and other skills learned in college helped you in your career? Vincent Lenza: The things I learned as a History major have played a major [...] Keep reading →
130423 NY1, Hispanic identity on Staten Island 16x9
April 24, 2013
On Tuesday, April 23, 2013, New York 1’s Amanda Farinacci previewed “Hispanic Staten Island: Culture & Identity,” a public forum, cultural celebration and artists’ reception celebrating the 10th annual NYC Immigrant Heritage Week. “Hispanic Staten Island” will be held at Wagner College [...] Keep reading →
December 5, 2012
Sixteen Wagner College students marched at the event, their civic engagement sponsored by Project Pericles and the Muslim Student Union. They listened to a wide array of political figures, activists and celebrities, including Steidle, who spoke passionately about his experiences as one of the three [...] Keep reading →