Fit to Print: September 2019
Pace faculty and staff are kicking off the semester with media coverage galore—from commentary surrounding highly covered news developments such as the Jeffrey Epstein case, to articles regarding trends in higher education.
“A resilient student is able to acknowledge that a setback isn’t the end of the world.”
“It’s not about GPA or honors classes. Not every school has those. It’s really about: How interested are you? We’ve got to spend our money wisely.”
—Pauline Mosley, DPS, whose Camp Cryptobot program was featured in The New Yorker.
“I am predicting 10 years or more before this estate closes.”
Bennett Gershman, JD, quoted in a Yahoo article pertaining to indictments surrounding disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein.
“If rent controls are imposed that are lower than rents dictated by market forces, an excess demand for apartments almost immediately appears.”
—Joseph Salerno, PhD, quoted in the New York Post in an article about new rent control laws.
“Everyone should get to have their own vices and TV is a fine one.”
—Leora Trub, PhD, quoted in Business Insider about senior citizens spending time on screens.
“In today’s nutrition environment, many consumers seek not only foods and dietary supplements that enhance physical health and well-being but also 'brain foods' that enhance cognition, mental acuity, and emotional well-being.”
—Christen Cooper, EdD, published a piece in Today’s Dietician regarding the correlation between nutrition and academic performance.
Mimi Rocah, JD, was featured in a Newsweek article surrounding the fallout from the Jeffrey Epstein case. She was also featured in a Mother Jones article, and in several additional publications about the topic.
“This is a government program, over-embroidered, highly brocaded, and not necessarily ever able to free stand.”
—Karl Rabago, JD, quoted in a Register Citizen article about a solar energy plan in Connecticut.
“Our liberal arts students and alumni give back to the Westchester community in a big way. Through Dyson College’s civic engagement courses, students get firsthand experiences serving the needs of the community and develop an appreciation of their ability to work with others to bring about positive outcomes in a democratic society.”
—Dean Nira Herrmann, PhD, published in Westfair Online about the value of a liberal arts degree.
Darren Hayes, DPS, was featured in a Brinkwire article about the recent Capital One data breach. The content of the article was translated into articles published in several other languages.
“If the CFP Board is relying on the individual CFPs for accuracy, then it’s clearly being duped.”
—Jill Gross, JD, quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about potentially troubling aspects of a leading financial planning website.
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