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Student Leaders Take Washington D.C.

Capitol Hill

Two SUNY Old Westbury students were recently in Washington D.C. lending their voices and advocating for causes important to higher education. Student Government Association President Jeanette Adelson participated in the AIPAC Policy Conference from March 25-28, 2017, while simultaneously across town, Politics, Economics and Law major Evan Rufrano was an invited member of the SUNY Students on the Hill fellowship on Capitol Hill.  

Getting to know: Dr. Carolyn Cocca, Superhero Enthusiast and Expert

Carolyn Cocca’s favorite superhero has shape-shifted with superhuman speed throughout her life from Superman to Batman, to now Wonder Woman. If only she had x-ray vision or telepathic ability like some of the subjects she analyzes in her new book “Superwomen: Gender, Power, and Representation,” released this fall by Bloomsbury Publishing.