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4th Credit Option Scholars
Diana Euyoque

Fall 2011

DEuyoqueDuring a period of about two months while placed at the Westchester County Human Rights Commission, I witnessed the discrimination that takes place regularly.  I put my Spanish language skills to use to help the unfortunate people who were discriminated against.  It took a few days for me to get used to the system, but after a day or two, I was able to take on phone calls and do my own Preliminary Information Reports (PIR). 

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Jeanette LeBlanc

Fall 2011

Duschene Jeanette 130x150My name is Jeanette LeBlanc and in the fall 2011 semester, I took part in the 4th credit option in conjunction with the class "Introduction to Nonprofit Management and Finance".

For a Castle Scholar, like myself, the 4th credit option is one of the choices scholars have that will complete part of the Castle Scholar program requirements. As a management major concentrating in marketing, I am always looking for different ways to engage in practical learning, so I jumped at the 4th credit opportunity. The class I chose to work with, "Introduction to Nonprofit Management and Finance," is a class that falls under the Museum Studies category. Due to the nature of the class, I worked with the Art History Department to secure a volunteer internship with a museum doing marketing related work. The museum I came to work with was the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum in the Bronx, NY.

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