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Teen CEO Wins Long Island Entrepreneur Competition

A 19-year-old sports equipment retail company CEO won the Long Island qualifying round of the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA), earning a chance to compete at the national competition next year. 

Hofstra’s Justin Wright-Foreman Makes NBA Debut Playing for The Utah Jazz

It was just a dream for Justin Wright-Foreman to hear his name called during the NBA Draft when playing only a slim, handful of minutes as a freshman guard at Hofstra University in 2015-16.

Cuomo, Nixon To Debate at Hofstra University

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will debate his Democratic primary opponent, Cynthia Nixon, at Hofstra University in Hempstead on Wednesday, Aug. 29, two weeks before voters hit the polls.

International Women’s Conference Coming to Hofstra

Hundreds of attendees are expected to turn out for The International Women’s Conference for a thought-provoking day of networking, learning and showcasing products at Hofstra University this weekend.

Hofstra Medical Students Mark First Anniversary of Free Northwell Health Clinic

Hofstra University medical students and faculty recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of launching a free clinic in Queens to provide basic care to uninsured patients in a joint venture with Northwell Health.

Long Island Press High School Journalism Awards Winners To Be Announced

The winners of the 2017 Long Island Press High School Journalism Awards competition will be announced during its tenth annual gala May 30 at Hofstra University’s John Cranford Adams Playhouse in Hempstead.

Last-Minute, Out-of-the-Ordinary Valentine’s Day Events On Long Island

There are plenty of last-minute, out-of-the-ordinary Valentine's Day events all across Long Island! Here's a guide!

Hofstra Students: Clinton Beat Trump In Presidential Debate

A random sampling of Hofstra University students who watched the presidential debate on a giant projector screen inside its main dining hall Monday gave Hillary Clinton the nod for outperforming her rival, Donald Trump, during the 90-minute event held on campus nearby.

Security Top Priority as Hofstra Presidential Debate Nears

Acting Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter said at least a half-dozen law enforcement agencies have allocated manpower and other resources for the event. In total, more than a 1,000 cops are expected to flood the debate area, adding: “This election is very unique, and first and foremost you look at the two candidates. This is a divisive election, it’s a lot of inflammatory conduct in this election."

Presidential Debate At Hofstra: Moderator, Format & Other Details

Hofstra University, which hosted a presidential debate in 2008 and 2012, was a late selection to host the inaugural 2016 presidential debate because Wright State University in Ohio was originally slated to hold the competition of ideas on its campus, but dropped out due to rising costs.