Media update, Feb. 12 thru May 9, 2014

Media update, Feb. 12 thru May 9, 2014

NEWSPAPER-LOGOS-COLLAGEIN THE INTERNATIONAL PRESS

Feb. 19 — The Guardian (U.K.) — In an opinion essay, government professor Cyril Ghosh notes that, as same-sex marriage gains acceptance, civil unions are disappearing. “There goes our secular alternative to marriage,” Ghosh writes. Read the story here.

March 8 — Ethiopian Herald — A recent visit to Ethiopia by Wagner College English professor Steven Thomas and Wagner’s director of film and media initiatives, Stephen Greenwald, was featured in a story by Ethiopian journalist Berhanu Gemechu that was published in the Ethiopian Herald, the country’s oldest English-language newspaper. Read the story here — and read more about Thomas and Greenwald’s Addis Ababa visit here.

March 19 — Tribuna de Los Cabos — A video posted online by a Spanish-language newspaper in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico, highlighted a service-learning trip by Wagner College nursing faculty and students. Watch the story here.

CAREY INSTITUTE FOR GOVERNMENT REFORM

Feb. 12 — WNYW-TV (Fox) — The local Fox TV station aired an interview on its morning program, “Good Day N.Y.,: with real estate developer Bill Rudin about a book recently published by Wagner College Carey Institute Dean Seymour Lachman about Rudin’s father, “Mr. New York: Lew Rudin and His Love for the City.” Watch the story here.

Feb. 15 — New York 1 — On New York 1’s “New York Times Closeup” program, Sam Roberts also interviewed Bill Rudin about Seymour Lachman’s new book. Watch the story here.

March 21 — CUNY-TV — The “Eldridge & Co.” program on the City University of New York cable TV channel aired an interview by former NYC councilwoman Ronnie Eldridge with Seymour Lachman about his new biography of Lew Rudin. Watch the interview here.

March 27 — Colorado Independent — Carey Institute Senior Fellow Joshua Spivak, a nationally recognized authority on recall elections, wrote an op-ed about Colorado’s proposed recall election reform. Read the op-ed essay here.

April 2 — Commercial Property Executive — A news story in this industry online newsletter described a seminar at Baruch College that focused on Seymour Lachman’s new biography of Lew Rudin. Read the story here.

April 17 — Staten Island Advance — Political editor Tom Wrobleski was following down a rumor in NYC political circles that a lawsuit against a former area politician was actually political payback for crossing N.Y. Senator Seymour Lachman, who is currently dean of Wagner College’s Hugh L. Carey Institute for Government Reform. (By the way: It wasn’t payback.) Read the story here.

GENERAL COVERAGE

March 6 — SportsNet New York — Cable sports channel SNY profiled Wagner College men’s head basketball coach Bashir Mason. Watch the story here.

March 31 — CNN Money — What do young adults think about the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare? CNN Money reporter Alison Kosik and team came to Wagner College to find out, talking with Seahawk senior Brendan McCann for this story, which aired on March 31, the final day for open enrollment. The story was also picked up by dozens of local TV news broadcasts around the U.S. that subscribe to CNN as a content provider. Watch the story here.

April 18 — Staten Island Advance — Political editor Tom Wrobleski previews the upcoming appearance by former New York Governor George Pataki at Wagner College as part of the Presidential Economic Symposium series. Read the story here.

April 29 — Staten Island Advance — A news story described reaction to the talk given by former New York Gov. George Pataki at Wagner College. Read the story here.

EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

March 12 — Staten Island Advance — A news story by Claire Regan, Advance associate managing editor (and Wagner alumna), sought nominations for an annual awards program conducted by Wagner College’s Education Department recognizing outstanding school teachers and administrators. Read the story here.

March 27 — Bloomberg News — A news story highlights a grant from the Deutsche Bank Foundation that is funding a program to promote education initiatives in predominantly Mexican immigrant communities. The story includes work being done by Wagner College's Port Richmond Partnership at P.S. 20. Read the story here.

April 27 — Staten Island Advance — Education columnist Diane Lore wrote about a partnership between clients at Lifestyles for the Disabled and Wagner College education students that’s designed to explore civil liberties and civil rights along with public stereotypes of the disabled. Read the story here.

WAGNER COLLEGE THEATRE

Feb. 20 — Staten Island Advance — The cover story and centerspread feature in this week’s Advance Weekly Entertainment section was editor Rob Bailey’s preview of the Wagner College Theatre production of “The Drowsy Chaperone.” Read the story here.

Feb. 20 — Arts in L.A. — A Los Angeles arts publication highlighted Wagner College Stanley Drama Award winner Jennifer Maisel. Read the story here.

March 2 — Staten Island Advance — The two feature stories in the Sunday Arts section of the Staten Island Advance were Wagner College stories, both written by arts editor Michael J. Fressola: one about the 2014 Stanley Drama Award winner, the other about a play, “My Soldiers,” being directed by the playwright himself in our Stage One studio theater. Read the stories here.

April 3 — Staten Island Advance — The Advance inside front page featured a story on actor Tony Lo Bianco’s upcoming master class at Wagner College. Read the story here.

May 4 & May 8 — Staten Island Advance — Michael Fressola did a Q&A with Wagner College Theatre professor and Tony Award-winning actor Michele Pawk about her new Off-Broadway play, “17 Orchard Point,” and later reviewed the play. Read the Q&A and review here.

WAGNER COLLEGE CHOIR

March 6 — Staten Island Advance — A big standalone photo in the calendar section of the Advance Weekly Entertainment tab highlighted the sendoff performance for the Wagner College Choir’s upcoming annual tour. See the photo here.

March 11 — Staten Island Advance — Michael Fressola reviewed the previous Sunday’s annual tour sendoff concert by the Wagner College Choir at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Stapleton. Read the story here.

April 20 — Staten Island Advance — Michael Fressola wrote in the Sunday Arts section about a happy coincidence: Two Staten Island choruses were scheduled within the next few weeks to perform the “Requiem” of Maurice Durufle. One of them was the Wagner College Choir, directed by Roger Wesby. Read the story here.

 

  • Posted in News on May. 9, 2014