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Date: Oct 19, 2006
HOFSTRA PRESIDENT STUART RABINOWITZ WINS SPIRIT OF LONG ISLAND AWARD
Hempstead, NY -- Hofstra President Stuart Rabinowitz today was presented with a Spirit of Long Island Award for outstanding Long Islanders by Promote Long Island, NY, Inc.
President Rabinowitz was honored with the Spirit of Long island Education Award at the group's annual awards breakfast in Melville. Other recipients of Spirit Awards were Msgr. Tom Hartman and Rabbi Marc Gellman, The "God Squad;" Kevin McAllister, president of Peconic Baykeeper; Rauch Foundation President Nancy Rauch Douzinas; Roslyn Savings Bank Executive Director Sharon G. Grosser; and Matt Crosson, president of the Long Island Association.
The mission of Promote Long Island is to foster and promote public awareness and appreciation of Long Island, particularly the benefits of living on Long Island, and Long Island's regional economy, thereby fostering a positive community identity.
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution where students find their edge to succeed in more than 140 undergraduate and 155 graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences, business, communication, education and allied human services, and honors studies, as well as a School of Law. With a student-faculty ratio of 14-to-1, our professors teach small classes averaging 23 students that emphasize interaction, critical thinking and analysis. Hofstra offers a faculty whose highest priority is teaching excellence, cutting edge technology, extensive library resources, internships and special educational programs that appeal to their interests and abilities. The Hofstra community is driven, dynamic and energetic, helping students find and focus their strengths to prepare them for a successful future.