Daily Archives: May 20, 2019

JNEWS: Greene, Devon [MC2019] received his communications degree



Bronx man’s journey to a Manhattan College degree started in Rikers

  • The Engaging, Educating, Empowering Means Change course and scholarship program, commonly called E3MC, pairs Manhattan College students with qualifying inmates at Rikers Island.
  • Devon Greene, left, is the first formerly incarcerated
  • Devon Greene, left, is the first formerly incarcerated person to graduate from Manhattan College via the Engaging, Educating, Empowering Means Change program. Photo Credit: Isatou Kebbeh

By Lauren Cook lauren.cook@amny.com @L_Cook865
Updated May 20, 2019 6:19 PM

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Even after years of hard work, Devon Greene still could not believe he made it to graduation day. Clad in cap and gown on Friday, the 28-year-old from the south Bronx received his communications degree from Manhattan College.

“I am still in disbelief,” he said. “Not because I suffer from impostor syndrome or feel unworthy, but because people coming from incarceration aren’t supposed to go on to obtain bachelor’s degrees.”

Greene has excelled beyond many of his peers who have gone through the criminal justice system.

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Greene, Devon [MC2019]

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JNEWS: Wilson, Toyelle [MC2003] joins University of Michigan women’s basketbal



Wilson Joins Michigan Staff
5/20/2019 1:35:00 PM
// Sarah VanMetre

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. — University of Michigan women’s basketball head coach Kim Barnes Arico announced the addition of Toyelle Wilson as the recruiting coordinator/assistant coach on Monday (May 20). Wilson spent the last six seasons as an assistant coach at Baylor and was the head coach at Prairie View A&M for three years.

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Prior to joining the Baylor staff, she led Prairie View A&M to three straight SWAC Tournament championships and NCAA Tournament appearances. She compiled a 55-43 record in her three seasons as the program’s head coach. Prior to accepting the head coach position, Wilson was the Panthers’ top assistant for four years, and spent three seasons as an assistant coach at Robert Morris University.

Wilson was one of 30 coaches across the nation that participated in the Center for Coaching Excellence (CCE) by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA). The CCE is an elite program for select basketball coaches and is designed to provide college women’s basketball coaches with the professional skills and personal ethics training necessary to be exceptional leaders. Wilson is also a member of the WBCA.

A native of Voorhees, New Jersey, Wilson earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from Manhattan College in 2003 and was a four-year letterwinner for the women’s basketball team. She was a team captain and earned Defensive Player of the Year honors while leading the Jaspers to an NCAA Tournament berth and a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championship in 2003.

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Wilson, Toyelle [MC2003]

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JLINKEDIN: Toruno, Jenny [MC2004] Immigration Officer @ British Consulate



Toruno, Jenny [MC2004]
Immigration Officer ( Entry Clearance) at British Consulate General
Greater New York City Area

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