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Catherine Cioffi

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Catherine Cioffi, J.D., director of public relations at Mercy College, is responsible for media outreach and social media for the College. Cioffi works daily to maintain Mercy's brand and spread its message and mission. Since her arrival at Mercy College, media hits for the College have gone up over 600 percent, and Mercy's social media presence has gone up nearly 100 percent. Prior to joining the Mercy College team, Cioffi worked at WCBS 880 AM as a general assignment reporter for nearly a decade. The stories she covered for WCBS include Pope Benedict XVI's visit to the United States and various New York Yankees' events. Prior to WCBS Cioffi worked at various radio stations in the tri-state area and New England including; WFUV 90.7 FM, WBGO 88.3 FM, ABC News Radio Network and Clear Channel New England Hub. In 2003 Cioffi received the American Young Broadcasters Award. Additionally, Cioffi, under the pen name Cate Torrieri, has written columns for SheKnows.com about the role food and recipes play in life events. Along with her work in media and public relations, Cioffi has worked at law firms in Westchester County in the areas of civil, criminal, matrimonial, and estates and trust law. She also worked at the Pace Women's Justice Center where she assisted domestic violence victims. Cioffi holds a law degree from the Pace University School of Law and a journalism degree from Fordham University. She lives in northern Westchester County with her husband Robert, and their three sons; Edward, Nathaniel and Quentin.

Catherine Cioffi's Contributions

  1. Mercy College Names Dr. José Herrera As New Provost

    Mercy College Names Dr. José Herrera As New Provost

    DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. -- Mercy College has appointed José Herrera as provost and vice president of Academic Affairs effective Jan. 17.Herrera comes to Mercy from Western New Mexico University, where he's been the associate vice president for Academic Affairs and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. "With a wide range of experience in higher education, Herrera's leadership, ...

  2. Mercy College Receives $1 Million For Scholarships

    Mercy College Receives $1 Million For Scholarships

    DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. -- Mercy College received a $1 million gift for scholarships from the Give Something Back Foundation.The gift will enable 50 eligible high school students to attend Mercy College at no cost for tuition, fees and room and board, as soon as fall of 2020, according to the announcement. Robert Carr, founder of Give Back, presented the award to Mercy College President Tim ...

  3. Mercy College Offers Voice Therapy Program For Transgender Individuals

    Mercy College Offers Voice Therapy Program For Transgender Individuals

    DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. -- Beginning this summer Mercy College’s Speech and Hearing Center is offering voice therapy for transgender individuals on Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. from July 5 to Aug. 2.The Transgender Voice and Communication Group will work with graduate students in Communication Disorders, under the supervision of licensed, ASHA-certified Speech Language Pathologists, to explore ...

  4. Mercy College Kicks Off MBA Program

    Mercy College Kicks Off MBA Program

    DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. -- For the first time ever, Mercy College will be offering an MBA program at its Dobbs Ferry Campus beginning June 15. The degree can be entirely completed at the Dobbs Ferry Campus. The Program will run from June 15 to July 19, and will be kicked off with a ribbon cutting and reception at the Dobbs Ferry Campus from 4 to 6 p.m., June 8 on the back patio of the school. ...

  5. Mercy College Expands Graduate Business Programs

    Mercy College Expands Graduate Business Programs

    DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. -- Mercy College is expanding its graduate business programs now being offered at the Bronx and Dobbs Ferry campuses.High demand has led the college to expand the following programs thi summer, according to an announcement:Master of Business Administration (MBA)Master of Organizational Leadership (MSOL) Human Resources Management (HRM)“We believe that people think ...

  6. Northeast Science Teachers Event At Dobbs Ferry's Mercy College

    Northeast Science Teachers Event At Dobbs Ferry's Mercy College

    DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. – Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry will host a Wipro Science Education Conference Friday. The two-day conference brings together K-12 teachers from New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts.It is part of the Wipro Science Education Fellowship, a five-year science teacher leadership program funded by Wipro Ltd.The program is run by Mercy College, University of Massachusetts ...

  7. Mercy College Unveils New Brand Identity Program

    Mercy College Unveils New Brand Identity Program

    DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. -- The new Mercy College brand is being unveiled this spring to celebrate the grit and enthusiasm of Mercy students. The program was developed to inspire and educate students, families, alumni, donors and the general public about the college.College President Timothy Hall explained that, while Mercy College has approximately 10,000 students and 50,000 alumni, it is not ...

  8. Mercy College Awarded Grant From National Science Foundation

    Mercy College Awarded Grant From National Science Foundation

    DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. -- Mercy College has been awarded a major grant of just over 1.1 million dollars from the National Science Foundation (NSF) under the Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program. The grant is for a project to advance mathematics education, with a particular emphasis on veterans retraining for new careers as secondary mathematics teachers. Mercy College Associate Professor of ...

  9. Mercy College Giving Anatomical Donor Appreciation Ceremony

    Mercy College Giving Anatomical Donor Appreciation Ceremony

    DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. -- Mercy College’s School of Health and Natural Science (SHNS) will be hosting its first ever Anatomical Donor Appreciation Ceremony on Thursday, April 7, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Mercy Hall, Rotunda in Dobbs Ferry.The ceremony is an opportunity for students and faculty to gather to acknowledge and reflect on the gift they received from these individuals. For many ...

  10. Mercy College Giving Tech Supports For Cognition, Learning Conference

    Mercy College Giving Tech Supports For Cognition, Learning Conference

    DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. -- The first annual Tech Supports for Cognition and Learning conference will take place at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry on Thursday, March 31, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.Experts in the fields of technology, education and learning, clinical supports and direct service supports will gather together for the first time to explore the use of technology to support people with ...

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