CHICOPEE - A small fire led to a big surprise for 91-year-old Judy Mindell and her family. Fashion Institute of Technology, the school in New York City that she attended as a member of its first class in the 1944-1945 academic year. she will address an audience of students and alumni. It will be an all-expenses paid trip, and she's thrilled at the opportunity. Garry Brown can be reached at [email protected] … [Read more...] about Chicopee’s Judy Mindell, 91, welcomed back to Fashion Institute of Technology
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index New York Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by BySam Bloch and Kate Taylor May 13, 2018 When Carmen Laboy taught music at Christopher Columbus High School in the Bronx, beginning in 1985, there were three concert bands. The pep band blasted “Malagueña” and Sousa marches on the sidelines at basketball games, and floated down Morris Park Avenue during the Columbus Day parade. The jazz band entertained crowds at the Ninth Avenue Food Festival, and even warmed the room at a Citizens Budget Commission awards dinner at the Waldorf Astoria. Today, Columbus no longer exists. In its former building, which now houses five small high schools, a music teacher struggles to fill a single fledgling concert band. Working out of Ms. Laboy’s old band room in the basement, Steven Oquendo recruits students for a sole period of band class from his school, Pelham … [Read more...] about In New York High Schools, the Sound of Music Is Muted
www.diversity.okstate.edu Oklahoma State University Diversity Hall of Fame Thursday, October 12, 2017 | 5:30 P.M. ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center | Stillwater, Oklahoma LLOYD D. RANSOM In May 1952, Mr. Lloyd Ransom graduated from Booker T Washington High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. As a senior, he was President of the Student Council and Captain of the Hornets’ Football Team. On graduation, Lloyd was denied acceptance to any of the major Universities within the State of Oklahoma, despite a stellar academic and extracurricular resume. Lloyd was offered and accepted a football scholarship at Central State College in Wilberforce, Ohio. In September 1954, Lloyd began his college career to pursue a degree in chemistry. He was on the Dean’s List and a member of the Honor Society at Central State College, but he left college after his sophomore year due to financial restraints. However, he completed his entire freshman and sophomore curriculum to become … [Read more...] about 2017 Oklahoma State University Diversity Hall of Fame Honorees Lloyd and Archie Ransom
HUNTINGTON - Huntington native Jennifer Wheeler is returning to the place where she began her career.On Wednesday, the Huntington Museum of Art announced that Wheeler has accepted the position of development director.In 2003, Wheeler was the programming coordinator after completing an internship in the museum's public relations office. "It's truly an honor to return to the Huntington Museum of Art to help meet the 'Open Door Membership' goals and to raise funds for exciting future projects," Wheeler said in a news release. "I'm very passionate about the arts and about the ways HMA enriches our community, so this opportunity feels like coming home."She will begin her duties at the museum May 21."The Huntington Museum of Art is pleased to welcome Jennifer back as a staff member once again," said HMA Executive Director Geoffrey Fleming. "I believe Jennifer's experience in fundraising at Marshall University and the Cabell-Huntington Convention & Visitors Bureau will result in a smooth … [Read more...] about Wheeler named development director of Huntington Museum of Art
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