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SSNDEC in the News

January 21st 2015
The King and Queen of the 2015 Mardi Gras - Michael Sibilia, chief financial officer of JFKIAT, and Wanda Sample, regional vice president of Avalon Risk Management, are profiled in this article about our annual celebration. This article also helps remind readers why we have such wonderful sponsors who support us. Click here to read it.

October 15th 2014
The School Center for Notre Dame Educational Center for Women was featured on NY1.  Click here to see the reports that NY1 reporter Arlene Borenstein filed - one in English and one in Spanish.

June 25th 2014
In their tenth anniversary year, the School Sisters of Notre Dame have plenty to celebrate.  The educational center is a Catholic organization that teaches and empowers “underserved women of all races and faiths to reach the fullness of their potential,” according to their mission statement. (Click here to read more.)

June 11th 2014
Last week, SSNDEC held two Closing Ceremonies – one for ESL (English as a Second language) and another for HSE (High School Equivalency, formerly GED). Ten HSE students and 55 ESL students received certificates of achievement and many of them spoke about the changes that the programs at SSNDEC have brought to their lives. (Click here to read more.)

February 12th 2014
SSNDEC provides a safe and welcoming environment for women to improve their lives. They do this by offering low-cost educational services that teaches them English, helps them receive their GED, improves their computer skills and more. The good work they do not only changes the lives of the women they teach, but the impact ripples outwards to their children, their families and their community. (Click here to read more.)

July 17th 2013
Coverage of SSNDEC's fundraiser at Belmont Race Track. (Click here to read more.)

June 12th 2013
With all that’s going on in the world it’s easy to get wrapped up in all the bad news. You really don’t have to go far to find it. As it turns out, you don’t have to go very far to find good news if you live in Woodhaven. The School Sisters of Notre Dame Educational Center works hard every day to improve women’s lives and what they accomplish there is inspiring. (Click here to read more.)

April 25th 2012
Sr. Cathy Feeney takes pride in the center's many success stories, with women moving on to becoming security guards, medical assistants, and nurses. The center, she stressed, is a home away from home for the women. (Click here to read more.)

March 25th 2010
Queens Chronicle
Imagine a school where students are attentive, engaged and fiercely determined to accomplish their goals. The women who attend classes at the School Sisters of Notre Dame Educational Center, located in Woodhaven, have disparate backgrounds and life experiences. (Click here to read more.)