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TALKING COLLEGE: What Makes a College Good? (podcast)

TALKING COLLEGE: What Makes a College Good? (podcast)
Editor's Note: This podcast originally aired on November 10, 2022. One question that always will be asked during the college planning process is, what makes a college good? Host John Dragone has the answer for ... more
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Best Elementary Schools in Newport News 2024

Best Elementary Schools in Newport News 2024
Newport News, Virginia, is a coastal city of 184,306 people. About 23% of this population is under age 17, placing a decent number of its residents in the elementary school education level. As a resident ... more
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Penn Yan students visit Albany for the day

Penn Yan students visit Albany for the day
State Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats) and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C-Corning) recently welcomed a 5th-grade class from St. Michael School in Penn Yan to the State Capitol. The visit took place on Thursday, May ... more
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Notary Public Workshop slated for June 12 at Cayuga Community College in Auburn

Notary Public Workshop slated for June 12 at Cayuga Community College in Auburn
Law Scholar Alfred E. Piombino will teach a seminar at Cayuga Community College for those interested in becoming a New York Notary Public. The special evening seminar on Wednesday, June 12, 2024 runs from 6:00 ... more
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Reading Week a success at Perkins School in Newark

Reading Week a success at Perkins School in Newark
Perkins School's Reading Week, themed "Olympics/Go for Gold," was a hit among Pre-K through second-grade students, featuring activities centered around Olympians and a goal of reading 1,000 books. Students exceeded expectations, reading 1,225 books by ... more
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Geneva schools has new director of food services

Police investigate another threat at Geneva HS campus on Friday
Jason Conrad, the executive chef at The Local Palate in Phelps, has been appointed as the new director of food services for the district this spring. Conrad replaces Gerry Barker, who retired last year and ... more
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Thompson Health hosts info session for aspiring nursing assistants

Two local students awarded with Thompson Health Guild scholarship to further education
UR Medicine Thompson Health will hold an information session at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28, for those interested in starting careers as certified nursing assistants (CNAs). Thompson Health offers a five-week CNA training course ... more
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Keuka College student publishes acclaimed poetry book

Keuka College names new Director of Campus Recreation
Mikayla Baker, a 19-year-old sophomore at Keuka College, has published a book of poetry titled "Phases," which features over 200 original poems. Baker, a digital marketing major, used her winter 2023 Field Period—an annual 140-hour ... more
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Historic school bell to be dedicated at Midlakes next week

How Covid closed Opening Night in Midlakes
A historic school bell, dating back to the 1870s, will be celebrated with a dedication ceremony at Midlakes schools on May 21. Students, staff, community partners, and local dignitaries will gather on the main varsity ... more
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Finger Lakes Career Day inspires hundreds of students from 22 different schools

Finger Lakes Career Day inspires hundreds of students from 22 different schools
Over 600 high school students from 22 schools gathered at the Geneva Recreation Complex on April 23 for Finger Lakes Career Day. The event, organized by former professional boxer Ray Ciancaglini, featured more than 70 ... more
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Keuka College to celebrate 115th commencement this weekend

Keuka College names new Director of Campus Recreation
Keuka College will celebrate its 115th Commencement on Saturday at 10 a.m., featuring student speeches, an honorary degree, and hundreds of graduates. The ceremony, set on the lawn in front of Norton Chapel, will include ... more
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TALKING COLLEGE: The Right Way to Choose a College (podcast)

TALKING COLLEGE: The Right Way to Choose a College (podcast)
Editor's Note: This episode originally aired on March 31, 2022. On this edition of Talking College with Admissions and College Planning Expert John Dragone, John helps students guide through the right way to choose a ... more
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TALKING COLLEGE: Easy and Proven Steps to Choosing a College Major and Career (podcast)

TALKING COLLEGE: Easy and Proven Steps to Choosing a College Major and Career (podcast)
Editor's Note: This program originally aired on March 17, 2022. In the second part of a series on choosing a college major and career, John Dragone talks about what he looks for in students for ... more
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TALKING COLLEGE: How to Choose a College Major and Career (podcast)

TALKING COLLEGE: How to Choose a College Major and Career (podcast)
Editor's Note: This episode originally aired on March 10, 2022. In this edition of Talking College with Admissions and College Planning Expert John Dragone, John discusses his process helping prospective students determine what major and ... more
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TALKING COLLEGE: What is a Liberal Arts College and What Can You Do With a Liberal Arts Degree (podcast)

TALKING COLLEGE: What is a Liberal Arts College and What Can You Do With a Liberal Arts Degree (podcast)
Editor's Note: This episode originally aired on April 14, 2022. On this edition of Talking College, John Dragone is joined by Dr. Tom Drennen and Dr. Craig Talmage from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. The ... more
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TALKING COLLEGE: The Role of Parents in the College Process (podcast)

TALKING COLLEGE: The Role of Parents in the College Process (podcast)
Editor's Note: This podcast originally aired on April 7, 2022. In this edition of Talking College with Admissions and College Panning Expert John Dragone, John talks about the roles parents should take in the college ... more
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TALKING COLLEGE: Excessive Student Loan Debt Can Ruin Lives

TALKING COLLEGE: Excessive Student Loan Debt Can Ruin Lives
EDITOR'S NOTE: This edition of Talking College originally debuted in March 2022. Student loan debt has become one of the most talked about problems during the past few years. On this week's edition of Talking ... more
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TALKING COLLEGE: With So Many Colleges Being Test-Optional, Do I Really Need to Bother Taking an SAT or ACT? (podcast)

LIVE AT 4 PM: With So Many Colleges Being Test-Optional, Do I Really Need to Bother Taking an SAT or ACT? (podcast)
Talking College with John Dragone returns to tackle one of the more recent developments in the college planning process. With many institutions moving to being test-optional, should the SAT or ACT tests be taken? John ... more
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Gananda athletes honored by local officials

Gananda athletes honored by local officials
Last Thursday morning, Macedon Town Supervisor Kim Leonard and Walworth Town Supervisor Mike Donalty celebrated local high school athletes at Ruben A. Cirillo High School for their outstanding sports achievements during the 2024 fall season ... more
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