Dec. 5 — New York 1 — On Friday, Dec. 5, New York 1 reporter Stephanie Officer talked with Wagner College Provost Lily McNair and two student leaders, Black Student Union President Jarrid Williams and My Sistah’s Keeper President Kerri Alexander, who reflected upon the Staten Island grand jury’s decision not to indict an NYPD officer in the death of Eric Garner. Watch the story here.
Dec. 6 — USA Today — Senior reporter Rick Hampson cited Wagner professors Abe Unger and Lori Weintrob in the perspective piece he wrote to follow up on the Eric Garner decision. Read the story here.
Dec. 14 — Staten Island Advance — Sports columnist Jim Waggoner wrote a tribute to retiring head football coach Walt Hameline, “Hameline Did It by the Books,” announcing that Hameline had been named Advance Sportsman of the Year. Read the column here.
Jan. 14 — Staten Island Advance — Reporter Zak Koeske included Wagner College data in a story, “College Majors that Pay Off: Most Popular Aren’t Most Lucrative.” Read the story here.
Jan. 14 — Staten Island Advance — Reporter Tracey Porpora consulted with Wagner College economics professor Mary Rose Leacy for her story, “Impossible to Get Ahead: Rising Costs Clobber Middle-Class Families.” Read the story here.
Jan. 16 — Staten Island Advance — Tracey Porpora published another installment in her series, “For Graduates, Hard Row to Hoe,” with insight from Geoffrey Hempill, director of Wagner College’s Center for Academic and Career Engagement. Read the story here.
Jan. 22 — Staten Island Advance — Rob Bailey, editor of the Advance Weekly Entertainment section — AWE, for short — wrote a review of Chris Spollen’s current exhibition in the Wagner College Gallery, “Rocket Ships to Robots and other Various Machinations of the Imagination.” Read the review here.
Jan. 23 — New York 1 — New York 1 visited Chris Spollen’s exhibition in the Wagner College Gallery and produced this preview. Watch the story here.
Feb. 2015 — CSA News — The monthly newsletter of the Council of School Supervisors and Administrators contained a brief about the Wagner College Chai Society’s Holocaust survivors documentation program and a visit with students from a Staten Island middle school to the Grymes Hill campus. Read the story here.
Feb. 5 — Staten Island Advance — Education columnist Diane Lore wrote about Wagner College’s appearance in the latest Princeton Review college ranking product, “Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Best Value Colleges and What It Takes to Get In,” which was released on Feb. 3. Read the story here.
Feb. 15 — Staten Island Advance — AWE editor Rob Bailey previewed the Wagner College Theatre’s new production of “Monty Python’s Spamalot.” Read the story here.
CAREY INSTITUTE FOR GOVERNMENT REFORM
Nov. 10 — Olean (N.Y.) Times Herald — Just days after the crushing Democratic defeat in 2016’s midterm elections, Joshua Spivak, research fellow with Wagner College’s Hugh L. Carey Institute for Government Reform, argued that Democrats should demonstrate their commitment to good governance over partisan rivalry by renouncing their right to filibuster bills in the U.S. Senate. Read the essay here.
Dec. 25 — New York Observer — Joshua Spivak published an op-ed essay, “Why Republicans Will Likely Boot Out Michael Grimm.” Read the essay here.
Jan. 22 — Washington Post — While Mitt Romney very publicly pondered the possibility of a third White House run, Joshua Spivak wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post: “One-quarter of presidents lost before they won, but Mitt Romney won’t be among them.” Read the essay here.
Jan. 23 — WNYC’s ‘Brian Lehrer Show’ — The day after Preet Bharara charged New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver with corruption, New York public radio host Brian Lehrer sought insight into Silver’s arrest from former New York State Senator Seymour Lachman, founder and dean emeritus of Wagner College’s Hugh L. Carey Institute for Government Reform. Listen to the interview here.
Feb. 1 — Las Vegas Review-Journal — Joshua Spivak, a nationally recognized authority on recall elections, wrote an op-ed on Nevada’s current recall campaigns. Read the essay here.
Feb. 1 — Los Angeles Times — Joshua Spivak wrote an op-ed about the current field of contenders for next year’s GOP presidential nomination. Read the essay here.
Feb. 3 — Albany (N.Y.) Times Union — After the downfall of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Joshua Spivak argued that the next speaker should pursue a reform agenda in Albany. Read the essay here.
Feb. 15 — Buffalo News — Buffalo News Washington bureau chief Jerry Zremski interviewed Seymour Lachman about Preet Bharara’s continuing investigation into Albany corruption. Read the story here.