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Release Date: May 09, 2017

Dr. William Farber, Associate Professor of Mathematics Education at Mercy College is  also a United States Navy Veteran.  He wrote and submitted a grant proposal last summer to the National Science Foundation, and

Mercy College received an award of 1.16 million dollars to provide twenty (20) Veterans of the United States Armed Forces, who have strong math backgrounds, with a TUITION-FREE Master of Science Degree in Secondary Math Education leading to New York State certification, a credential recognized by many other states.


They have several openings still Available!!


Please view the YOU TUBE video below along with the Mercy College website and encourage your veteran contacts, organizations, and friends share this video on your Facebook, Twitter, Linked-In, and other social media venues.





Mercy College Website



This is a fantastic opportunity for veterans who are interested in pursuing a career in teaching mathematics at the public school secondary level.  Attached is a flyer which details additional information/requirements relative to the ‘Veterans to Math Teachers’ Scholarship Program. 


We strongly believe this program will provide veterans with a new gateway to a purposeful life in a deserving community. As important, we strongly believe that these mature men and women will provide qualities of leadership, strength and team work to the profession, improve capacity- building in their schools, and act as professional and personal role models for secondary school students. We also believe that this program will bring benefits to high need schools in terms of providing a new pool of STEM teachers.

Paul Feiner


This article originally appeared in tarrytownpatch.com

TARRYTOWN, NY — This is one heck of a report card. Niche has come out with its new 2017 rankings of the "Best Places to Live" in New York, but it took a bit of a unique approach: The consumer rankings service assigned a grade, on an A+ to D- scale, to almost every city and town and many neighborhoods around the Empire state.


In the Hudson Valley, 24 of our Patch communities received A+ grades. Only four received a grade less than a B-. One of the fascinating things is that in many cases, Niche actually separated out villages, cities or neighborhoods from their surrounding towns.


Tarrytown received an overall grade of A+.



To arrive at the rankings, Niche.com took several factors into consideration, such as the quality of local schools, crime rates, housing trends, employment statistics and access to amenities.


Niche created a standardized score for each factor, and after weighting each factor, an overall score was calculated, which was again given a new standardized score.


Finally, Niche.com created a numerical ranking and assigned grades for each place. Click here to read more about the methodology.


Check out these Hudson Valley Patch communities graded on Niche's scorecard:





•Briarcliff Manor




•Dobbs Ferry







•Mamaroneck town

•New City

•New Paltz


•Pelham Manor


•Rye Brook


•South Nyack



•Upper Nyack










•Lake Mohegan


•Mount Kisco



•West Nyack

•White Plains






•New Rochelle



•Pearl River

•Poughkeepsie town








•Bedford Hills


•Hyde Park



•Rye town

•Shrub Oak


•Wappingers Falls





•Newburgh town








•Port Chester




•Mount Vernon





Story by Tom Davis, Patch Staff


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