SUNY College at Old Westbury graduate students in the Masters of Adolescence Education: English Language Artsprogram recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to attend the 104th National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, “Story as the Landscape of Knowing,” at which over 7,000 K-16 English teachers attended. At the Convention, three Old Westbury students had the opportunity to share their stories with the national professional community.
Members of the SUNY College at Old Westbury Business Club made a worksite visit to Canon, USA, located in Melville, NY this month. In attendance were Dr. Michael Onorato, professor of management and club adviser, Lorraine Todisco, director for career services, external relations and administration for the School of Business, and 12 students.
Melissa Archbold and Cania Infante have been appointed to serve as members of the College Council of SUNY College at Old Westbury.
“We at Old Westbury believe the passionate pursuit of an engaged populace is vital to the health and well-being of society,” said College President Dr. Calvin O. Butts, III. “In both their professional and personal efforts, Melissa Archbold and Cania Infante have exhibited a passionate energy for such engagement and, through their roles on the Council, will provide valuable leadership and guidance as we move our College forward.”
At its 11th Annual National Mental Health on Campus Conference - the only national conference geared towards young adult mental health activists– Active Minds, Inc. presented SUNY College at Old Westbury with the Chapter of the Year award. The Active Minds Chapter of the Year annual award is given to a college chapter that hosts innovative programs that reach a large portion of their school, and makes significant strides in changing its' campus culture surrounding mental health.
Veronica Gerosimo, director of commuter programs and services at SUNY College at Old Westbury and resident of New York City, was recently awarded Mentee of the Year by the Moxxie Mentoring Foundation. Gerosimo was selected by the organization’s Board of Directors for her enthusiastic involvement as a mentee and her role as coordinator of the Jr. Moxxie Mentorship Program at Old Westbury.
Upcoming conference presented by the Regional Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at Old Westbury to provide latest information, research on evidence-based supports for children with autism spectrum disorders.
A group of 17 students enrolled in their first-year of studies in the Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling program at SUNY College at Old Westbury recently visited a HorseAbility to learn more about Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy.