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Google Gives $1.2 million Global Impact Award to Expand Veterans Program Vassar is Piloting with the Posse Foundation

Earlier this week in Washington, DC, President Hill participated in a Google event on higher education for veterans, at which Google announced a $1.2 million grant to the Posse Foundation for the Veterans Posse Program, which Vassar co-founded and began piloting this semester. Eleven veterans enrolled as a group -– a “posse” -- in this fall’s freshman class, with similar groups to join at least the next three classes.

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Email from President Hill about resuming operations, Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Serious weather conditions resulting from Hurricane Sandy, including significant rainfall and heavy winds, are predicted for our area beginning Monday and extending through Tuesday. Weather updates for the storm should be checked through the National Weather Service, as the exact path of the storm and its landfall become clearer over the weekend. Information on storm preparations is available from Dutchess County at http://www.dutchessny.gov/

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Email from President Hill about campus closings today, Monday, October 29, 2012

Serious weather conditions resulting from Hurricane Sandy, including significant rainfall and heavy winds, are predicted for our area beginning Monday and extending through Tuesday. Weather updates for the storm should be checked through the National Weather Service, as the exact path of the storm and its landfall become clearer over the weekend. Information on storm preparations is available from Dutchess County at http://www.dutchessny.gov/

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Campus preparations for predicted serious weather conditions

Serious weather conditions resulting from Hurricane Sandy, including significant rainfall and heavy winds, are predicted for our area beginning Monday and extending through Tuesday. Weather updates for the storm should be checked through the National Weather Service, as the exact path of the storm and its landfall become clearer over the weekend. Information on storm preparations is available from Dutchess County at http://www.dutchessny.gov/

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The Dyson Foundation awards Vassar College $600,000 grant to establish the program Exploring College, designed to help prepare Poughkeepsie High School students for college success

The Dyson Foundation of Millbrook, NY, has awarded Vassar College $600,000 to fund the Exploring College Program, a three-year pilot project to better prepare Poughkeepsie High School students with combined high academic achievement and low income backgrounds for admission and success in college. The program is designed to improve college readiness and aspirations for students from underrepresented backgrounds, to increase the number of these students who attend college, and to expand the collaboration between Vassar College and the City of Poughkeepsie schools.

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