Posted by Larry Parks on May 01, 2013
Higher Education Leader and Author
“What Bowdoin Teaches and Why It Matters” refers to an in-depth study of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, published by the National Association of Scholars. Using the college as a lens to examine elite liberal arts colleges in general, the report has been correctly understood as having implications for all of American higher education.
Posted by David Del Monte on May 09, 2013
Present your Opportunity at FDA Career Fair
The Frederick Douglass Academy (FDA) cordially invites you to participate in their 1st Annual High School Career Fair on Thu, May 30. As a career representative you are welcomed to bring with you corporate or organization banners, business cards and any information that pertains to internship/ job opportunities for high school students.
Posted by David Del Monte on Feb 07, 2013
Guaranteed Entries - ING NYC Marathon 2013
There's a lot of excitement and buzz! Registration has opened for the 2013 ING/NYC Marathon and Team NY Rotary is again a NY RoadRunners Charity Partner. Visit the Team website www.teamnyrotary.org to sign up for a guaranteed place. Send this along to all of your friends who may be interested. It's never too early.
Posted by Eva Corredor on May 19, 2013
A Visit to the United Nations
The District 2750 Tokyo GSE Team started off a memorable day at the UN at RCNY's International Breakfast on May 15. Following the morning event, they were treated to a guided tour of the UN conducted by Rotarian Dr. Josef Klee followed by a visit to Dr. Klee's apartment and it's spectacular views.
Posted by Andreas Runggatscher on May 15, 2013
In recognition of Memorial Day, there will be no meeting on May 27
Posted by Andreas Runggatscher on May 09, 2013
Welcome to New Board Members
The board during its May 6, 2013 board meeting has filled the vacated board positions with the following members of our club who have proven that they have leadership qualities:
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Sheila Washington – current and past Community Service Division Chair
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Can Erbilgin – current Club Service Chair
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Kerime Ataker – active in club service and Rotary event’s sponsorships/promotions
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Fredlee Kaplan – RYLA Co-Chair/Gift of Life
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Gerard Schriffen – active in the International Service Division
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Let us welcome them and support them during their board tenure
Posted by Andreas Runggatscher on May 19, 2013
The Coming Crash in China: What It Means for America
Gordon Chang is an author and columnist at Forbes.com. His writings on China have appeared in the New York Times, The Wall St. Journal, Commentary, The Weekly Standard, National Review, and Barron's.
Posted by David Del Monte on May 03, 2013
Conference is Wed July 24 - 28
The Advanced Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (ARYLA) takes a fresh and inspiring approach to leadership for young professionals ages 19 - 29. This 5 day/4 night conference will provide attendees opportunities to discover different approaches to leadership, critical thinking, brainstorming and decision-making.
Posted by Fredlee Kaplan on Apr 29, 2013
Humanized Care Training in El Salvador
Fredlee Kaplan brings her week of Humanized Care training at Hospital Bloom in El Salvador to a close and alerts us to this Facebook link to Gift of Life Int'l's photo album detailing the provision of comfort and safety for children and families in a hospital setting necessary for the most effective healing from illness and medical interventions.
Posted by David Del Monte on May 06, 2013
NY Rotary Member Aids in 2010 Earthquake
Two days after the earthquake hit Haiti, Jose Carlos Bergantinos had gathered a team of ten volunteer doctors and five nurses with a large supply of medication to act as rescue relief under the banner of Rotary International. Read about what RCNY Member Jose Bergantinos experienced in Jimani, Haiti.
Posted by David Del Monte on Apr 26, 2013
Energy is the Keyword
District 7230's chapter of the Rotary Youth Leadership Award is a busy and active group. Check up on their activities (and faces) on their Facebook page. Lot's of photos to see.
Posted by David Del Monte on Apr 08, 2013
Beyond the Comfort Zone: Challenging Conventional Narratives of Peace
David Del Monte, DGN and his wife Dede, at the invitation of TRF Chair and PRIP Wilf Wilkerson, attended the 10th Annual Peace Scholar Seminar held in Chapel Hill, NC on the Campus of University of North Carolina. UNC and nearby Duke University are one of the seven worldwide centers for Rotary’s Peace and Conflict Resolution studies.
Posted by David Del Monte on Jan 31, 2013
RI to be in Lisbon, Portugal - June 23 to 26
The 2013 Rotary International Convention takes place in Lisbon. June23 to 26. If you have not been to Lisbon consider attending the convention in this great city…good food, friendly people, fun place to see. If you’re been there, you know, and probably want to come back.
Posted by David Del Monte on Apr 29, 2011