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Girls Inc. of Long Island Strikes Scholarship Partnership With NCC

Girls Inc. of Long Island is partnering with Nassau Community College to offer a full scholarship program for students involved with the girls empowerment nonprofit.

Jermaine Williams Named New President of Nassau Community College

Jermaine Williams, a vice president of a community college in Massachusetts, has been named the new leader of Nassau Community College.

Swastikas Spray Painted on Car in Mineola

Nassau County police are investigating an incident in which two swastikas were spray painted on a parked vehicle in Mineola on Monday night, authorities said.

2 More Swastikas Found in Massapequa Park

Two more swastikas were found spray painted on Long Island, this time at Brady Park in Massapequa Park, and detectives are investigating the crime as a bias incident, Nassau County police said.

NCC Student Nabbed in Swastika Cases

The student allegedly told police the graffiti was in response to his feeling slighted by the Jewish community in Plainview.

More Swastikas, Anti-Semitic Graffiti Found in Nassau

The discoveries come as members of the Jewish community and other minority groups have expressed concern over the apparent rise of hate crimes since the Nov. 8 presidential election.

Garden City Attorney Charged With $1.7M Medicaid Scam

A Garden City attorney was arrested last week for allegedly running a kickback scheme that garnered $1.7 million in fraudulent Medicaid claims to drug-treatment companies he ran, authorities said.

Drucker, Imbroto Running to Replace Nassau Legis. Judy Jacobs

Two lawyers from Plainview were recently nominated to run in the Nov. 8 special election to fill the seat vacated by Nassau County Legis. Judy Jacobs (D-Woodbury) when she died last month. Democrats tapped Arnold Drucker, 59, a Nassau Community College (NCC) trustee who has a Queens-based private law practice. Republicans picked Louis Imbroto, 32, associate general counsel at Nassau University Medical Center, who previously served as Assistant Town Attorney for the Town of Oyster Bay.

After Reversing Closure Plans, Dowling College to Lose Accreditation

Oakdale-based Dowling College, which announced and then cancelled its closure earlier this month amid negotiations with an investor, is slated to lose its accreditation on Aug. 31, according to its oversight agency. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education voted last week to withdraw accreditation for the struggling private, nonprofit liberal arts college following a two-year review, the Philadelphia-based agency said in a statement Tuesday. Students, professors and alumni were shocked by the latest development. The next move for the college, which has been in talks with British college investment company Global University Systems (GUS), is unclear.

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: