News Article | May 8, 2017
LearnHowToBecome.org, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has evaluated the top colleges in New York state for 2017. Of the 50 four-year schools who made the site’s “Best” list, Columbia University in the City of New York, Cornell University, Yeshiva University, University of Rochester and New York University were in the top five. Of the 39 two-year schools that were included, Monroe Community College, Hudson Valley Community College, Niagara County Community College, SUNY Westchester Community College and Genesee Community college took the top five spots. A full list of schools is included below. “New York state offers a wide variety of educational options, but the schools on our list are those going the extra mile for students,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of LearnHowToBecome.org. “Not only do they offer outstanding certificate and degree programs, they also provide students with resources that help them make successful career choices after college.” To be included on the “Best Colleges in New York” list, institutions must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit schools. Each college is ranked on additional statistics including the number of degree programs offered, the availability of career and academic resources, the opportunity for financial aid, graduation rates and annual alumni earnings 10 years after entering college. Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the LearnHowToBecome.org “Best Colleges in New York” list, visit: The Best Four-Year Colleges in New York for 2017 include: Adelphi University Alfred University Barnard College Canisius College Clarkson University Colgate University College of Mount Saint Vincent Columbia University in the City of New York Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art Cornell University CUNY Bernard M Baruch College CUNY City College CUNY Hunter College CUNY Queens College Daemen College D'Youville College Fordham University Hamilton College Hartwick College Hobart William Smith Colleges Hofstra University Houghton College Iona College Ithaca College Le Moyne College LIU Post Manhattan College Manhattanville College Marist College Molloy College Nazareth College New York University Niagara University Pace University-New York Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Rochester Institute of Technology Saint John Fisher College Saint Joseph's College-New York Siena College St Bonaventure University St John's University-New York St Lawrence University Stony Brook University SUNY at Binghamton Syracuse University Union College University at Buffalo University of Rochester Vassar College Yeshiva University The Best Two-Year Colleges in New York for 2017 include: Adirondack Community College Bramson ORT College Bronx Community College Cayuga County Community College Clinton Community College Columbia-Greene Community College Corning Community College CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College CUNY LaGuardia Community College Dutchess Community College Erie Community College Finger Lakes Community College Fulton-Montgomery Community College Genesee Community College Herkimer County Community College Hostos Community College Hudson Valley Community College Jamestown Community College Jefferson Community College Kingsborough Community College Mohawk Valley Community College Monroe Community College Nassau Community College New York Methodist Hospital Center for Allied Health Education Niagara County Community College North Country Community College Onondaga Community College Professional Business College Queensborough Community College Rockland Community College Schenectady County Community College Stella and Charles Guttman Community College Suffolk County Community College SUNY Broome Community College SUNY Orange SUNY Sullivan SUNY Ulster SUNY Westchester Community College Tompkins Cortland Community College ### About Us: LearnHowtoBecome.org was founded in 2013 to provide data and expert driven information about employment opportunities and the education needed to land the perfect career. Our materials cover a wide range of professions, industries and degree programs, and are designed for people who want to choose, change or advance their careers. We also provide helpful resources and guides that address social issues, financial aid and other special interest in higher education. Information from LearnHowtoBecome.org has proudly been featured by more than 700 educational institutions.
News Article | May 19, 2017
Mediaplanet announces distribution of the latest edition of “Mental Health,” a cross-platform campaign that highlights prevention/intervention services, treatment advancements, and support programs for the mental health community. 1 in 5 adults in the US have a mental health condition that is 43.8 million experience a mental illness in a given year. Furthermore, 9.8 million adults experience a serious mental illness in a given year such as schizophrenia, bio-polar disorder, and major depression. Unfortunately, the negative stigma surrounding mental health only intensifies the situation, preventing people from seeking help due to feelings of shame and can even lead to suicide in some cases. Mental Health is a critical part of overall wellness and it’s imperative we treat it as is. This Mental Health Awareness Month we are making mental health a priority and putting advocacy at the forefront. Actress & Mental Health Advocate, Mayim Bialik, speaks out about her family’s personal mental health struggles and how resources like NAMI and her own educational background helped her understand these illnesses more. In an exclusive interview with Mediaplanet, Mayim share what being stigma-free means to her as it is so important that we, as a society overcome the negative sigma commonly associate with mental health issues. “Being stigma-free means bringing to light things we have kept dark for so long,” she explains. “Stigma-free means acknowledging we struggle and showing the ways we cope so that we can still be present, functional and production in our work, home and love lives,” Mayim concludes. The print component of “Mental Health” is distributed within the May 18th issue of USA Today in New York, LA, Chicago, Washington D.C./Baltimore, and Philadelphia with a circulation of approximately 250,000 copies and an estimated readership of 750,000 readers. The digital component is distributed nationally, through a vast social media strategy, and across a network of top news sites and partner outlets. To explore the digital version of the campaign, click here. This edition of “Mental Health” was made possible with the support of NAMI, Mental Health America, Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance, Scizophrenia & Related Disorers Alliance of America, Anxiety & Depression Association of America, Mayim Bialik, Torrey DeVitto, Alkermes, Scattergood Foundation, Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation, Sunovion, Neurocrine Biosciences, Center for Cognition & Recovery, Screening For Mental Health, Admera Health, National Center for PTSD, Mental Health Channel, Entertainment Industries Council, The Carter Center, Art With Impact, Clubhouse International, Molloy College and many more. About Mediaplanet Mediaplanet specializes in the creation of content marketing campaigns covering a variety of industries. We tell meaningful stories that educate our audience and position our clients as solution providers. Our unique ability to pair the right leaders with the right readers, through the right platforms, has made Mediaplanet a global content marketing powerhouse. Our award-winning stories have won the hearts of countless readers while serving as a valuable platform for brands and their missions. Just call us storytellers with a purpose. Please visit http://www.mediaplanet.com for more on who we are and what we do.
News Article | May 11, 2017
LAURELTON, NY, May 11, 2017-- Barbara Novack is a celebrated Marquis Who's Who biographee. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Ms. Novack a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Ms. Novack celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field.Ms. Novack is a writer, and is currently Writer-in-Residence and an assistant professor of English at Molloy College.In addition to her status as a Lifetime Achiever, Ms. Novack has received numerous other honors, including, from Molloy College, faculty scholarship and publication awards and a Millennium Author citation. She also received awards from the Nassau County Poet Laureate Society, awards for her contributions to anthologies, and the Editor's Special Recognition Award for Best Poem in "In Other Words" poetry anthology. She won the Long Island Poetry Collective/Xanadu Poetry Contest and received honors for poetry from the Lake Ronkonkoma Historical Society. Additionally, she won the First Place Prize in the 7th Annual Poetry Competition, sponsored by the Cultural Arts Center at Mid-Island Y/JCC, Plainview, NY (funded by the New York State Council on the Arts). She also received honors from Alms House Press, a Nassau Review Poetry Prize, a Teachers USA Award and Teachers as Writers Award. In addition to anthologies, her work has appeared in literary journals, books, newspapers, and other print and online publications, and has been exhibited in the Molloy College Art Gallery. Among her books are the poetry collections "Something Like Life" and "Do Houses Dream?" and the novel "J.W. Valentine." She has been featured in a number of Marquis publications over the years, including Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Education and Who's Who of American Women.About Marquis Who's Who :Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who's Who in America , Marquis Who's Who has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who's Who in America remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who's Who website at www.marquiswhoswho.com