2018 December 04-February 13
The Sunday Advance highlighted Wagner College’s DaVinci Scholarship, established in 2000, by profiling this year’s recipient, Charles Poveromo.Read Poveromo's story in the Advance Dec 29 Advance
In an end-of-the-year recap, the Advance ran two stories on its front page:
• One of its “notable lawsuits in 2017” was the suit pressed by a Horrmann Library employee claiming that he had been sexually harassed by his male supervisor.
• Wagner College figured in a story that focused on lagging graduation rates at CUNY’s College of Staten Island.
The front page story on the first Advance issue of 2018 was the birth of Gianna Grace Maniglia, the first baby of the new year to be born at Staten Island University Hospital. Gianna is the daughter of Maria Maniglia, Wagner’s own Director of Financial Planning, Business & Finance, and husband Charles Maniglia.Read about Gianna Maniglia's birth Feb 3 Advance & New York 1
Staten Island’s newspaper and TV news outlet both covered the current photo exhibition in the Horrmann Library’s Spotlight Gallery, “Best Shot.”Read the Advance story about the “Best Shot” exhibition. Watch the New York 1 story about “Best Shot.” Feb 13 silive.com
The Staten Island Advance website published a story about the Wagner Seahawk marching band’s upcoming appearance on an episode of the new NBC TV series, “Rise.”Read about the Seahawk Marching Band WAGNER COLLEGE THEATRE Dec 18 Broadway World
The Broadway theater news website published a complete rundown of the Wagner College Theatre’s plans for its 50th anniversary year of celebrations.Read the story about WCT-50 plans Jan 18 Broadway World
A news story featured the opening event of the WCT’s 50th anniversary celebration: a staged reading of “Gamers,” a new drama by WCT alumnus Scott Barnhardt ’01 (“Book of Mormon” original cast).Read about Scott Bernhard's “Gamers” PRESIDENT GUARASCI Jan 31 Advance
Wagner alumna and journalism professor Claire Regan ’80 wrote the front-page Advance story on President Guarasci’s retirement announcement.Read about President Guarasci's retirement PORT RICHMOND PARTNERSHIP Dec 4 Education Dive
Education Dive, an education news website, named Wagner College’s Port Richmond Partnership Leadership Academy its Partnership of the Year.Read about the 'Partnership of the Year' HUGH L. CAREY INSTITUTE FOR GOVERNMENT REFORM Jan 12 Wall Street Journal
A Journal news story on the California campaign to recall a judge for his handling of a sexual-assault case involving a Stanford University swimmer cited Joshua Spivak as an expert source. Spivak, a senior fellow of Wagner College’s Hugh L. Carey Institute for Government Reform, is a nationally recognized authority on recall elections.Read about the California judicial recall Jan 30 CNBC
On the afternoon before President Trump’s first State of the Union address, CNBC published an op-ed essay by Joshua Spivak on the history of the SOTU, “How Donald Trump Could Shake Up the State of the Union Address.”Read Spivak's op-ed on the State of the Union address Feb 7 New York Times
Joshua Spivak was one of the experts cited in an Associated Press story, “Democrats fear GOP Tactic to Take Control in States: Recalls.”Read the AP story on recalls