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September 29, 2023
By Andrew Housman Delivering an impassioned keynote speech and earning a standing ovation at the Wagner College Teacher Resiliency Panel Forum on Thursday, New York City Schools Chancellor David C. Banks exhorted educators always to remember why they decided to become teachers. “We need you desperately,” Banks said. “This city needs you and this nation […]
Four actors on stage as part of a Wagner Theatre production.
September 28, 2023
Wagner College Theater (WCT) has "magic to do" this season, starting with the whimsical and delightfully dark Broadway classic, "Pippin". Directed and choreographed by WCT professor and head of dance Rusty Curcio, "Pippin" will take audiences on a fanciful journey of magic, mayhem and a hero’s tale of self-discovery. “As a young teenager, I remember […]
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September 22, 2023
The Wagner College community is invited to the 2023 Kaufman-Repage lecture with future-of-work strategist Heather E. McGowan on October 25 at 7 p.m. in Spiro Hall 2, titled "Do Not Fear ChatGPT: The Future of Work." The Kaufman-Repage Lecture, a celebration of Wagner College’s commitment to scholarly work and open inquiry, is sponsored by former […]
Two students sit at a table flipping through archives at the New York Public Library.
September 21, 2023
By Morgan Aguilar The Wagner way of learning just hits differently. This month, students from "LC 9," one of the Fall 2023 First-Year Program Learning Communities, visited the New York Public Library's Archives and Manuscript Division at the Schwarzman Building in Bryant Park in Manhattan. They spent the day exploring archival documents from the prohibition-era […]
Group of six student staff members wearing matching blue shirts and nametags pose for photo around an empty green cart during move-in at Wagner College.
September 20, 2023
The Office of Financial Aid has many openings for Wagner students looking for an on-campus job or an off-campus community service opportunity. From an events staff position with athletics to an office assistant with Student Engagement & Activities, finding the right position is as simple as browsing the Student Employment Database. Students must be registered […]
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September 19, 2023
Wagner College: As you read yesterday, President Angelo Araimo has announced that after 30 years of distinguished service, he will retire from Wagner next summer. The Board of Trustees joins the faculty, staff, students, and worldwide Wagner community in extending profound gratitude to President Araimo for his steadfast leadership. The national search for Wagner College's […]
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September 18, 2023
Longtime leader to conclude 30-year tenure, calls Wagner College “strong and poised to thrive” Angelo Araimo, president of Wagner College, announced his retirement on Monday, effective after the close of the 2023-24 academic year. Araimo has been an invaluable senior administrator of the college since he arrived on Grymes Hill in January 1994 as director […]
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September 18, 2023
Wagner College: January 2024 will mark my 30th anniversary at Wagner College.  When I arrived in 1994 as director of admissions, it never occurred to me that I would be here more than a few years. I had just deferred law school and was still wrestling with whether to complete my doctorate in history. But […]
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September 16, 2023
By Lindsey Schwarzbach Seahawk Spotlight is a monthly roundup covering campus happenings and student, faculty and staff accolades for Wagner College. Below are highlights from September 2023. Wagner wins federal grant to preserve archives Wagner College earned a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for Humanities (NEH) to support the upkeep of valuable archives within […]
Jose Ocasio gives a demonstration of his Puerto Rican identity through rhythm. He sits on a box with a microphone and a drum by his side as panelists and audience members listen.
September 14, 2023
National Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrated annually in the United States from September 15 to October 15, recognizes and honors the contributions, culture, history and achievements of Hispanic and Latinx Americans. The tradition started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week, and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover 30 days. The dates were […]