Shirley L. Huntley's posts related to Higher Education

4/25/2009: 2009 Scholarship Recipient of the A. Philip Randolph Institute

Senator Shirley L. Huntley is presenting Samantha Ventura, Senior at The High School of Transit Technology and 2009 Scholarship Recipient of the A. Philip Randolph Institute, New York Metro Chapter, a New York State Senate Certificate of Achievement at the 4th Annual Scholarship Luncheon.

The College Expo - "Connecting Students To College, Careers and Beyond!"

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 1, 2009

CONTACT: Rachel Ortega (rachel@thecollegexpo.org) (877) 427-4100

SENATOR SHIRLEY L. HUNTLEY WELCOMES

THE BLACK COLLEGE EXPO RETURN TO NEW YORK

Making the Dream of Going to College a Reality in a Tough Economy

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10/23/2009: "Black College Expo 2009 Reception"

Senator Shirley L. Huntley along with Thersesa Price, CEO of the "BLACK COLLEGE EXPO" (5th from left) presented certificates to four of her summer Interns at the Black College Expo's reception honoring our "Future Leaders". The ceremony was held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center on Friday, October 23rd.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Rachel Ortega / rachel@thecollegexpo.org / (877) 427-4100

SENATOR SHIRLEY L. HUNTLEY WELCOMES

4/20/2010: Queensborough Community College of Nursing

Enacts the "safe staffing for quality care act" to require acute care facilities to implement certain direct-care nurse to patient ratios in all nursing units; sets minimum staffing requirements; requires every such facility to submit a documented staffing plan to the department on an annual basis and upon application for an operating certificate; requires acute care facilities to maintain staffing records during all shifts; authorizes nurses to refuse work assignments if the assignment exceeds the nurse's abilities or if minimum staffing is not present; requires public access to documented

Dignity For All Students Act

News From New York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyFor Immediate Release: September 9, 2010Media Contact: Lisa King │(404)587-4496 │lisaking530@gmail.com

 

Landmark “Dignity for All Students Act” Signed Into Law Law prevents discrimination and harassment against students on school grounds

(Jamaica, NY) Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D-Jamaica) announced the signing into law of legislation (S. 1987B) that would keep children from facing harassment and abuse at school.

The goal of the ‘Dignity for all Students Act’ is to provide all students with a safe and nurturing school environment conducive to learning by putting an end to harassment and discrimination based on, but not limited to, race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, or sex.

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College Preparation

News From New York StateSenator Shirley L. HuntleyFor Immediate Release: August 24, 2010Contact: Ami Shah | shah@senate.state.ny.us | (518) 455-3531

Senator Huntley Encourages Proper Planning for College Life

As the summer months come to a close, many young New Yorkers are heading off to college. This process can be intense and confusing, which is why Senator Shirley L. Huntley (D-Jamaica) encourages students and parents to take the time to make sure everything is in order at the start of the semester, including books, proper financial planning and living situation and expenses, among other concerns which can be more troublesome if left to deal with later on.

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2011 Black College Expo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT
:KeVonna Scott
kevonna@thecollegexpo.org
(877) 427-4100



SENATOR SHIRLEY L. HUNTLEY WELCOMES
THE BLACK COLLEGE EXPO RETURN TO NEW YORK
"Students have the opportunity to get ACCEPTED on the SPOT"


Diamond Bar, Calif., August 23, 2011 - New York State Senator Shirley L. Huntley Welcomes the Black College Expo (BCE) to New York to help students and their families with the college admission process.

Location

York College
94-20 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11451
United States
40° 42' 8.2692" N, 73° 47' 45.654" W