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The Complete Guide to Long Island Colleges and Universities

Long Island’s biggest export is its college students, the old joke goes, but the region has more than a dozen institutions where students can earn degrees in virtually any field of study. From small specialty colleges to large research universities, there are plenty of options for students to stay local. Many of LI’s colleges and universities have dorms that allow for students to transfer here from elsewhere. But matching a student with the right school can be a daunting task. Here to make the process of deciding easier is the Press’ Ultimate Guide to Long Island Colleges and Universities:

Obama’s Transgender Student Directive a ‘Huge Victory’

The Obama administration on Friday issued a directive to all public schools in the nation proclaiming that transgender students must be allowed to use restrooms consistent with their gender identity. On Long Island, the White House’s directive, which also includes school locker rooms, was dubbed a “huge victory” by one of the leading gay and transgender rights groups in the region.

Exclusive: Bank CEO Gets Community Service in Forcible Touching Case

A Long Island bank CEO, hotelier and attorney charged with forcibly touching a woman at Stony Brook University last year has reached a deal with prosecutors that avoids jail time, records show. Suffolk County Judge Karen Kerr ordered John C. Tsunis—chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Gold Coast Bank, chairman and CEO of Long Island Hotels and special counsel at the Islandia-based law firm Tsunis Gasparis Lustig Ring & Kenney, LLP—to serve 70 hours of community service.

Anti-Common Core Fury Rages As Latest Exams Administered Across New York

“Essentially nothing has changed except the perception that Cuomo has brought about real change.”

Long Island Would Suffer if Pell Grant Freeze OK’d, Officials Say

More than 150,000 college students on LI would be affected, as would the local economy, experts say.

With Brown & Red Tides In Full Bloom, Experts Strategize Solutions

“The best thing that we can do is address the main source of the problem, which is our nitrogen.”

Exclusive: Gold Coast Bank CEO Accused of Forcible Touching

John Tsunis is also CEO of Long Island Hotels and an attorney at Islandia law firm Tsunis Gasparis Lustig Ring & Kenney.

Stony Brook University Student Dies of Suicide, Cops Say

A Stony Brook University student died of an apparent suicide after falling to his death from a campus dormitory on Tuesday afternoon, Suffolk County...

Hundreds From Long Island to Rally at People’s Climate March

“If we don’t change the way we are living...we are in for trouble."

Long Island Projects Win $83 million in State Aid

“We are transforming New York State into a top destination for companies from around the world to locate, invest and grow.”
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