Story Categories: Children and Teen Programs

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December 13, 2023
Wagner College will once again offer the Pre-College Program for Spring 2024!   For more information visit Applications will open by March 1, 2024. Check-out the post below written by 2018 Chaperone Brenda Cumpa about her experience as a chaperone for the program.   Written by Brenda Cumpa, 2018 Summer Pre-College Chaperone and Wagner College […]
Post Image for A day on set at Wagner College
July 8, 2019
Wagner College is a frequent host to film and television shoots. (Don't believe us? Check out our Wikipedia Page!) On June 13, 2019, Wagner welcomed the cast and crew for Judd Apatow's upcoming film starring Pete Davidson to film scenes in Foundation Hall. Knowing that they were working at an active educational institution, members of […]
Post Image for Pre-College Blog: Helping others
November 1, 2018
Written by Francesca Desilvio, Pre-College 2017 student I chose the Pre-Med and Science Pre-College Program at Wagner College because I wanted to learn more about the medical field. Something always fascinated me about the medical field. I love the idea of helping others and putting others’ needs before mine. I knew I wanted to participate […]
Red Team for Color Wars
August 14, 2018
Written by Brandon Atiles Last week, Wagner College hosted color wars for the children who attend the summer camps in the afternoon. Color wars are usually composed of planned challenges that have teams competing against each other. While they are usually structured in a way that only one team can win, Wagner’s take on the […]
SYEP Counselors
August 8, 2018
Written by Brandon Atiles Last week was my first working at Wagner College as part of the New York City summer youth employment program. I expected it to be a mundane job that I would be doing just to gain some working experience and money. Boy, was I wrong. My week started by meeting the […]
Post Image for Dive Under the Sea at Wagner College Summer Camp
July 20, 2018
Written by SYEP intern Alaa Elasmar It was a beautiful day at Wagner College, the sun engulfed the campus making the birds chirp with happiness. The summer camp children were gathered together at the Coffee House (the summer camp hang out) celebrating this week’s theme: “Under the Sea." Since I am a big Disney fan, the […]
DonorsChoose Group Photo
June 14, 2018
Claire Chatinover is a first-time teacher to a fifth grade class at PS 90 in Coney Island. In the midst of stressful New York State testing earlier this year, Ms. Chatinover wanted nothing more than to give her students something fun and stress-free to look forward to. To do so, she knew she needed to […]
HBO Crashing Set
February 7, 2018
If Wagner College were an actor with an IMDB profile, its “Known For” section would include movies like “School of Rock" and television series like “Law & Order Special Victims Unit.” But how did Wagner become a sought-after filming location? Wagner’s campus is located in a borough of New York City, just a "Working Girl" […]
Test Prep
January 18, 2018
This following is the New Year’s Resolution that we want to help you keep : Get your child more involved. Most parents already know the reasons why involvement is so important.  Introducing a new topic or interest, developing a skill that may not be addressed in school, meeting children from other backgrounds and neighborhoods, and […]
Digital Art Design
January 18, 2018
“New shape, new layer,” my high school digital art teacher would say over and over and over again because we were stubborn and most of us never grasped the concept behind the words. In Adobe Photoshop, it’s crucial for the user to create new layers for each individual aspect of a design. The layers are […]