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Touro College of Pharmacy Students Win Top Awards at National Pharmaceutical Association Conference

Student leaders from Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) walked away with numerous top awards and scholarships at the conclusion of the 2015 Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) national conference held in July in Orlando, Florida.
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Harlem RBI Will Host Two Girls Day Celebrations

Harlem RBI will host two Girls Day celebrations for program recruitment at the South Bronx and East Harlem locations on Sunday, April 26, 2015 and Sunday, May 3, 2015 (rain date May 17) respectively from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ...
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A Night Of Music & Community In South Bronx

Dozens of children and their families gathered at PS 55 in the Bronx on Thursday for an evening of music with an international twist....
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Empowerment Boot Camp For Girls

Some of the best and brightest young Bronx women got a makeover in Mott Haven....
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Bronx Math Teacher Wins Sloan Award

A Bronx math teacher won the prestigious Sloan Award for teaching excellence....
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Bronx Organization For Learning Differences Holds Its 2nd Annual Fall Harvest Festival

Bronx Organization for Learning Differences (BOLD), a special education preschool program for children ages three to five, held their second annual Fall Harvest Festival on October 31, 2014....
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Bronx Community College Opens Geospatial Technology Center

The Bronx Community College of the City University of New York October 3, 2014 held a ribbon cutting ceremony to launch the Geospatial Technology Center of the CREST Institute, a collaboration between BCC and the CUNY Remote Sensing Earth System Institute....
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Bronx Woman Receives $25K Fellowship For Peacemaking Work

A Bronx woman has been named one of five winners of the 2nd annual Peace First Prize at the National Press Club in Washington, DC....
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Drop Everything And Read Day At The Bronx Library Center

Every so often I like to give myself a Drop Everything And Read (D.E.A.R.) Day. I find it to be a great de-stressor....
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Law Firm Adopts Bronx Charter School

White & Williams LLP is helping to fund the Reading Partners literacy program at the Hyde Leadership Charter School on Bryant Avenue....
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Tiffany Tavarez Gets Mariano Rivera Scholarship

A New York Yankees legend is helping one Bronx teen begin her college career. ...
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Bronx Triangle’s Sixth Annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony

Bronx Triangle’s sixth annual scholarship awards ceremony was held at Eastwood Manor Supper Club in Bronx with families and friends of nine Bronx Triangle scholarship recipients as they prepare to be accepted into colleges of their choice and pursue their degrees....
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Thomas Sowell: Moral Bankruptcy

If you want to get some idea of the moral bankruptcy of our educational system, read an article in the May 4th issue of the New York Times Magazine titled, “The Tale of Two Schools.”...
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Fordham Football Starts Mentoring Program

Having to balance a full class load along with athletic responsibilities can be tough for most students-athletes....
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Bronx Community College’s Licensed Practical Nursing Program Ranks No. 1

The Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program of Bronx Community College's Nursing and Allied Health Sciences Department has been named number one among New York State's 77 practical nursing programs and schools....
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Mercy College’s Annual Bronx Leadership Awards

Mercy College is hosting the College’s annual Bronx Leadership Awards Reception Thursday, March 20, 2014....
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'Art Force Five' To Bring Message Of Non-Violence To Bronx Schools

Alfred University (AU) students wearing colorful “superhero” disguises will spend their spring break spreading a positive message of equality and non-violence throughout Bronx....
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Dr. Schoenberg Named Chair At Albert Einstein

Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY, have named Mark Schoenberg, MD, professor and university chair of the department of urology. He will assume his new position in April 2014....
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Nonprofit Organization Teaches Bronx Students How To Perform

One nonprofit organization is taking Broadway from Manhattan into Bronx schools....
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Raychell Vélez Wins Bronx SciFest

Raychell Vélez, a senior at Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics High School, took the top prize for her research on the effects of acidity and salinity in plant growth at Lehman’s second annual Bronx SciFest, held on Wednesday, February 26, 2014. The prize includes a four-year scholarship to Lehman College, a cash prize, and a chance to compete at the New York City Science and Engineering (NYCSE) Fair....
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DreamYard Prep Teacher Is Leading A Digital Revolution In Bronx

A bold and inspiring high school digital learning teacher from Bronx is Honored’s June 2017 national Honoree.
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P.S. 207 Receives NYC Emergency Management’s Ready School Of The Year Award

The New York City Emergency Management Department and the Department of Education will present the Ready School of the Year Award to Principal Tara O'Brien, I.A., at P.S. 207 in Bronx, for its outstanding commitment to preparedness education.
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Bronx Native Earns Doctor Of Osteopathic Medicine Degree From Midwestern University

Melvin Parasram, D.O., M.S., of Bronx, New York, has completed the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) degree at the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine (AZCOM) of Midwestern University. An official graduation ceremony and conferring of degrees took place on the Midwestern University campus in Glendale, Arizona, on May 31, 2017.
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Godson Amevor Of Bronx Honored As One Of Berkeley College School Of Health Studies' Pins Graduates

Graduates in the Practical Nurse program of the Berkeley College School of Health Studies were honored during a pinning ceremony held on April 25, 2017, in Woodland Park, NJ. Reciting the Florence Nightingale Pledge, the 29 graduates promised to uphold the integrity of the nursing profession before receiving their honors.

Radio City Music Hall Holds Talent Show For Bronx kids

Dozens of children from Bronx will have the chance of a lifetime to perform at Radio City Music Hall.

Bronx School Hopes Flight Simulators Help Students' Interest in Science and Math Take Off

A 12-year-old is flying over the coast of Long Island while sitting in a Bronx classroom.

Children's Literacy Program Comes To St. Barnabas Hospital

You have heard the saying "an apple a day keeps the doctor away," well now doctors in the Bronx hope a book a visit will encourage pediatric patients to keep reading.

Bronx, Brooklyn Elementary Schools Receive $3 Million For New Books

Over a hundred of public elementary schools throughout Bronx and Brooklyn will receive $3 million to purchase new books, New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced Thursday.

Teachers To Protest Eviction Of Students

Students, parents, teachers and concerned community members who are fighting a proposal by Mayor de Blasio’s Education Department to close their neighborhood school - and evict 300 students - will march in protest Thursday from the school through the nearby business district. More than half of the students are from the Dominican Republic.

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Erin McCarthy

Erin McCarthy is a freelance writer and graduate student at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. She reports in the Morrisania and Claremont sections of the Bronx.