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United States Military Academy Distance Learning

On a nearly 16,000 acre expanse of New York land overlooking the Hudson River sits West Point Academy, the United State Military Academy since March 16, 1802. Created to educate American youth while simultaneously training them to serve as commissioned

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US Merchant Marine Academy Distance Learning

The fifth of the service branches, the Merchant Marines, has been in operation since the late 30’s, acting as the transportation field of the military. In times of war, merchant marines are the sea shepherds for supplies and munitions, the

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Union College Distance Learning

Founded in 1795 as the first planned campus in the United States, Union College in Schenectady, NY also stands as the first college chartered by the New York Board of Regents. A piece of American history, its creation after the

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Marymount Manhattan College Distance Learning

Marymount Manhattan College (MMC for the sake of your tongue) is a four year degree granting institution operating out of two buildings in Manhattan. It was originally established in 1936 as a an all-girls two year school operating as an

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Houghton College Distance Learning

Houghton College knows its roots are firmly rooted in Christianity, something that permeates the whole campus to this day. Originally intended by its Wesleyan Methodist founders in 1883, this Genesee Valley, New York school was offering college level courses by

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D’Youville College Distance Learning

Though located in Buffalo, New York, D’Youville College was actually named for St Marguerite d’Youville, a Canadian woman who, in the 18th century, dedicated her life to serving God through “responding to societal needs and finding creative ways to serve

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Hobart and William Smith Colleges Distance Learning

The sculpture located near the library on the campus’ of Hobart and William Smith Colleges (always pluralized) is a pair of scissors, put there to represent the dual nature of the colleges. Officially termed the Colleges of the Senecas, the

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Hofstra University Distance Learning

Hofstra University was begun as an extension of New York University in 1935, located 25 miles outside of New York City in Hempstead, NY. In two years, it gained independence and has since exploded onto 240 acres in the ensuing

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