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English Professor’s Book Provides New Understanding of James Baldwin’s Work

New readings of Baldwin’s novels, a reassessment of his once-neglected later fiction, and an exploration of Gospel music’s centrality in his fictional imagination is included in the sixth book to be published by Dr. Christopher Z. Hobson.

Nov 13, 2018
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Collaboration between College and local school district continues with new program earning $700,570 grant from New York State Education Department

Oct 29, 2018
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SUNY Old Westbury President Emeritus John D. Maguire, the civil rights pioneer and long-time educator who served as president of the College from 1970 until 1981, passed away on Friday, October 26.
Oct 24, 2018
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Politics, Economics & Law Professor Carolyn Cocca will be the first featured speaker in the new series. Open to the public, the first topic will cover "Superheroes, Superpowers, and Social Change."

Oct 23, 2018
Professor Barber with book

Dr. Llana Barber earned the Kenneth Jackson Award for Best Book in North American Urban History from the Urban History Association.

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Newsday recaps the discussion that President Calvin O. Butts, III had with Mr. Kenneth Chenault at the Executive Leadership Forum

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