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Real World Experience

Internships
Internships place students in legal, cultural and publishing venues under the supervision of professionals, making it one of the best preparations for law, business, and other professions. Students may also have opportunities to earn course credit as peer mentors and as peer tutors. Majors may apply for paid positions as peer tutors in Language House, a language arts tutoring center administered by the Modern Languages Department.

Study Abroad
There are opportunities for study and travel in Europe, Asia, Puerto Rico and South Africa along with scholarship assistance. For complete information about the Study Abroad opportunities available to students of the college, click here.

 


Did You Know?

Maryann De Leo, a 1977 graduate of the Media & Communications program within the American Studies Department, was honored with an Oscar in the Documentary Short Subject category at the 76th Annual Academy Awards for her work as producer and director of "Chernobyl Heart," a film about the effects of radiation on the children of Belarus, Russia, 16 years after the infamous nuclear reactor accident at Chernobyl.

Seniors, Kacey-Ann Thompson and Emmanuel Konde of the Biological Sciences Department, earned recognition at the 14th annual New York State Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program Conference.

Women's volleyball coach, Marjahna Vickers, was named the 2005-06 College Female Coach of the Year by the Nassau County Sports Commission after leading the Lady Panthers to 21 wins and the most successful season in the program's history.

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