Oct. 17 — New York Times — “Teaching on carpet and court” — The New York Times profiles men’s basketball head coach Bashir Mason, who is both the youngest NCAA Division I head coach in the nation and the only one teaching elementary school as a student teacher. Read the story here.
Oct. 18 — nytimes.com — “How good are you at time management?” — The day after Zach Schonbrun’s Times profile of Coach Mason, the Times’ Learning Network blog adapted the story for classroom use, focusing on time management. Read the blog here.
Nov. 18 — Fox Sports 1 — Fox Sports 1 aired an extended profile of Wagner College men’s basketball head coach Bashir Mason. [Link no longer active]
Nov. 22 — Philadelphia Daily News — “Mason adept at teaching on court, in classroom” — Tom Mahon of the Philadelphia Daily News wrote this story about Wagner basketball coach Bashir Mason, who had been a starting point guard at Drexel for four seasons (2003-06). Read the story here.
WAGNER COLLEGE THEATRE
Oct. 29 — Broadway World — “Wagner College to present ‘Zombie Prom’ ” — Previewing the upcoming production in our Stage One studio theater. Read the story here.
Oct. 29 — Broadway World — “Wagner College to stage ‘Romeo & Juliet’ ” — Previewing the next show on our Main Stage. Read the story here.
Nov. 14 — Staten Island Advance — “The dancing dead” — A lighthearted preview in the paper’s weekly entertainment section of the upcoming Stage One production at Wagner. Read the story here.
Nov. 21 — Staten Island Advance — “Bard romance” — A bad pun of a headline introduces this “thumbs up” preview of the Wagner College Theatre’s current Main Stage production. Read the story here.
WAGNER REMEMBERS KRISTALLNACHT
Nov. 8 — Staten Island Advance — “Islanders will not forget Kristallnacht” — Among the events previewed in this week’s Jewish Life column is the program scheduled for the following Thursday at Wagner, featuring a survivor of the infamous Nazi pogrom that initiated the Holocaust 75 years ago. Read the story here.
Nov. 14 — New York 1 (TWC news station) — “Wagner College remembers Kristallnacht” — On Thursday, Nov. 14, Wagner College marked the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the “Night of Broken Glass,” with a luncheon lecture by Reni Hanau, a survivor of the Nazi terror. New York 1 multimedia journalist Colleen Hagerty reported this story about the program. Watch the story — and a video of the complete program — here.
Oct. 16 — Staten Island Advance — “At Westerleigh’s PS 30, arts and music take center stage” — Wagner theater professor and students participate in elementary school theater classes in cooperation with teacher, a Wagner alum. Read the story here.
Oct. 24 — WPIX-TV News — Almost 2 years after the hit-and-run accident that killed Wagner College nursing student R.J. Tillman while cycling home from a study session, reporter Mary Murphy recapped the story, asking anyone with information to contact authorities. Watch the story here.
Nov. 1 — Staten Island Advance — “Wagner College bids adieu to Dr. Smith” — “Inside Out” social columnist Carol Ann Benanti recaps Laura Barlament’s account of the faculty retirement reception hosted by President Guarasci that fêted, among others, long-time religion professor Joseph “Joedy” Smith. Read the column here.
Nov. 7 — Staten Island Advance — “Bill Murphy’s ‘Ballad of Staten Island’ exhibit” — A preview of Wagner College fine arts professor Bill Murphy’s latest exhibition in the Union Gallery. Read the story here.