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An essay by Dr. Linda LeMura, LeMoyne College Provost, appeared in The Post Standard on Dec. 25, 2013. The essay describes the trips to New York City which are an integral part of the first-year seminar experience at Le Moyne. Dr. LeMura wrote:
During the first three weekends in November, more than 350 first-year students at Le Moyne College traveled to New York City to explore its museums, attend its theater, study its architecture, wander in its public parks and gardens, and marvel at the scope, diversity, and history of New York.
These trips were a part of their first-year seminar experience - courses designed to introduce students to the rigors of academia and to excite them about complex histories and ideas. Le Moyne students stood before Van Goghs and Renoirs; they toured Grand Central Station and the Tenement Museum; they listened to Broadway ballads in Times Square and they dined on matzah-ball soup at Katz's deli. The essay is continued here
Le Moyne Student Gains Invaluable Experience at Conference on U.S. Affairs
James Kellaher ’14 honed his communications, critical thinking and negotiating skills when he served as Le Moyne’s inaugural delegate to the Student Conference on United States Affairs (SCUSA). Held at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, SCUSA is the most prestigious event of its kind. Each year approximately 200 undergraduates from over 100 colleges and universities attend the conference, where they debate and formulate solutions to significant national and global challenges while working alongside one scholar and one policy maker.
Le Moyne College History Alumni is Making a Contribution to Native American History
Amy Kostine '10 is the Trail of Tears Project Historian at the Center for Historic Preservation at Middle Tennessee State University. Kostine has worked closely with the National Park Service and the Trail of Tears Association in the nine states the trail covers. She understands the need for educating younger generations of students about the trail. In addition, Kostine is working on other projects that the Center for Historic Preservation has underway such as a certified site, brochure, kiosk, and exhibit panels.
Le Moyne Senior Returns With Lessons From Thailand
When Emily Powers ’13 traveled to Asia this summer to research the impact that globalizing influences have had on the social and cultural norms among a people of Northern Thailand, the Akha, she had one aim: to grow. It’s safe to say that she succeeded. Powers was one of five students selected from Deborah Tooker’s Research in Anthropology course who lived among the Akha people and conducted research funded by the Freeman Foundation through ASIANetwork, a consortium of approximately 160 North American Colleges that strives to strengthen the role of Asian studies in liberal arts education. For more information on the ASIANetwork and details about the trip click here
Le Moyne Named One of “Best 378 Colleges” by The Princeton Review
For the first time ever, Le Moyne College has been ranked by The Princeton Review as one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to “The Best 378 Colleges,” the 2014 college guide released on Aug. 6. In achieving the national ranking, Le Moyne joins the ranks of some of the most elite institutions in the U.S. In addition, Le Moyne is one of 45 institutions included in the guide's "Great Schools for Accounting Majors" list.
Team of Le Moyne Students Recognized in 2013 “Effies”
The Department of Communication and Film Studies had a team of three Le Moyne students that placed in the top five of the 2013 Collegiate Effie Advertising Competition. The Le Moyne entry – “Drink Less, Be More” – was submitted by the team of Kayla Lombardoni, Cara Greenslade, and Petra Novotna, who are in the Advertising Issues and Practices class taught by Ann Allen. Three Students Receive Prestigious National Honors It’s the time of year that national awards are presented to students – and three of Le Moyne’s best and brightest have recently been honored by various organizations.
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