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December 16, 2021
By Patrick Mooney Just in time for the holidays, Wagner College has another Seahawk love story. I visited Boston to host an alumni dinner before the holidays. I had time to sit with a lovely Wagner couple, Peter ’66 and Elaine Gailer ‘66 Recklet to ask them about their time at Wagner and their lives […]
August 12, 2021
  Carl Wilfrid ’65 grew up on Staten Island with his parents and three younger brothers. He developed a love for chemistry during his high school years at Brooklyn Technical High School. Because of this, he decided that bacteriology would be his college major. He chose to attend Wagner College because it was close to […]
April 11, 2021
Dr. Egon “Ed” Wendel had an outstanding career at Wagner College that spanned for nearly four decades from the year 1962 until his retirement in 1990. During his tenure, Ed prided himself on wholeheartedly serving the faculty, staff, and student body. Ed's journey toward a storied career began when he was inducted into the military […]
December 22, 2020
Mike Kelly walked onto the Wagner College football field in 1962 as an unknown commodity. He did not receive a single scholarship offer out of high school and was considered to be a “walk on” at Wagner. He knew all about Wagner’s success on the gridiron, especially their undefeated season in 1960. Growing up in […]
October 6, 2020
Wagner College is the place where Kathy Hume Arn ’72 built lifelong bonds that are still intact to this very day. Kathy decided to attend Wagner after taking a tour of the campus and immediately falling in love. She majored in Elementary Education and minored in English, graduating in 1972. Soon after graduation, she applied […]
August 7, 2020
Phyllis McClelland George ’66 decided that she wanted to be a nurse at the age of 12 or 13. “I was reading Sue Barton and Cherry Ames - stories for young girls about nurses and I knew that was what I wanted to do in my own life.” When it came time to apply to college, Phyllis […]
June 24, 2020
For Richard Baller ’51, the subject of history came alive when he was in the seventh grade. His teacher at the time showed young Richard that history was not just a series of dates to be memorized, but rather a narrative to be understood. “That’s the secret to history,” he remembered. Richard, a lifelong Staten […]
June 24, 2020
  Don Fox '64 was committed to supporting service-research projects conducted by Wagner College faculty and students    Don Fox's major at Wagner was history, but he was quite fond of his professors from other departments. Political science professor Lincoln Harter "could really motivate students, and his lectures were excellent," said Don. "I also remember […]
June 24, 2020
Christian Miller '84 M'88 is a loyal alumnus and founding member of the Heritage Society   Christian Miller is a member of the class of 1984, and is one of the younger members of the Heritage Society. However, he has been supporting Wagner since his graduation and is one of those alumni supporters whose guidance […]
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 […]