Rose Brennan, center top, worked as the arts and entertainment editor for Manhattan College’s student newspaper, The Quadrangle, which she was a part of all four years at the school. She worked alongside the likes of Garrett Keidel, Gabriella DePinho, center bottom, and Alexa Schmidt. Riverdale, NY - One of the first stories I wrote as an intern for The Riverdale Press was about some lingering questions surrounding Manhattan College’s upcoming graduation. My classmates and I had no idea who would [...]
Troy, NY - La Salle Institute faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the graduating class in a socially distant event. The Senior Recognition Day was in place of the formally scheduled graduation. Cadets and their families stayed in their cars while the ceremony took place. The school's principal said it was all about recognizing the students who had to adapt to a number of changes. "I don't want to make excuses but I do want to apologize to all of them, tell [...]
Buffalo, NY - St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute held a drive-through celebration for more than 150 seniors in the class of 2020. Many wore their graduation garb as they passed through the parking lot. Students and their families were cheered on by faculty, staff and the board of trustees. "We get to see all of our teachers who have turned us into the gentlemen that we are today, and we get to see a glimpse at a couple of our brothers as we [...]
Philadelphia, PA - In February, West Catholic Preparatory High School communicated that school President Mr. Paul Colistra would be departing West at the conclusion of the 2019-2020 school year. West Catholic has announced that as the national search for a president for WCPHS continues, Mr. Andrew Brady will be appointed Interim President effective July 1st. Mr. Brady is a proud alumnus (Class of 2002) and currently serves as the Vice President for Institutional Advancement at the school. Mr. Brady served WCPHS first [...]
May 11, 2020We begin with an update on Charlie Barbush from his Director, Robert Bimonte, who reports that Charlie “remains stable with no fever since Friday. His white blood cell count is dropping (a good sign) and his vital signs are normal. It continues to be slow but steady progress. The goal is still to move him to a rehab facility when the doctors think he is ready.” Prayers to continue!Hopefully, we all had time to celebrate our mothers this weekend, whether virtually [...]
Philadelphia, PA - La Salle University held a virtual graduation ceremony on Saturday for its 2020 graduates. The online commencement included celebratory messages, including a stone-cold sendoff from the president of La Salle’s Alumni Association. This year, 1,600 students will receive undergraduate and graduate-level diplomas from La Salle. An in-person commencement is planned for a later date.