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Portrait of Claire Fagin ’48 H’93
June 15, 2018
  Iconic Nurse Leader Supports Wagner’s DNP Claire Fagin ’48 H’93 establishes planned gift for Doctorate of Nursing Practice scholarships Wagner belongs ‘on the leading edge’ of doctoral-level nursing education, says Claire Fagin ’48 H’93 Claire Fagin ’48 H’93 is a national leader in nursing education. Her accomplishments include bringing the University of Pennsylvania School […]
Post Image for Dr. Manfred
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 amazing highlights as helping to save the life of […]
Post Image for Lenore Ahalt Bandler '55: Funding the Causes She Believes In
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 sister, Janet Ahalt Rodgers ’57, […]
Post Image for Charles Taylor '64: Life's Learning Opportunities
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 of Merck. Taylor started off as a laboratory chemist, but […]
Post Image for Bob Peirano '50: Unwavering Supporter
May 7, 2015
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 during the past 65 years. He has supported every program and fundraising effort since the 1960s. Whether it was sports teams, theater, the library, the College’s general fund — if he was […]
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 and population health worldwide. The interdisciplinary program, […]
Post Image for Student Profile: Phil Faccone ’15
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 football’s annual drive for the National Bone Marrow Donor […]
Post Image for ‘Like a Little Brother’: New Mentoring Program Helps Students Get Others Involved
May 7, 2015
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 outlet, like the Completely Student Productions theatrical troupe or Vocal Synergy a cappella singing group. Other times, they want extracurricular outlets […]
Post Image for A Look Back: President Clarence Stoughton and the Wagner Mission
May 7, 2015
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 believer in that mission. He served the College in many roles, ranging from instructor […]
Post Image for Student Profile: Katelyn Gamba '15
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 11, 2001. Gamba does […]