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Nov 18 2014

NYIT Celebrates International Education Week

Nov 10 2014

Men’s Soccer Wins ECC Championship with 1-0 Victory over LIU Post

Nov 07 2014

Dr. Jerry Balentine New Vice President for Medical Affairs and Global Health

Nov 07 2014

NYIT Management Students Advance to Fed Challenge Semi-Finals

Nov 04 2014

NYIT’s STEAM Career Fair Links Students to Employers

Nov 24 2014

Device Control for Energy Efficiency and Demand Response

Nov 24 2014

Movember Celebration

Dec 01 2014

Job Search Strategies

Dec 01 2014

Head in the Cloud? Protecting Your Privacy in a Mobile World

Dec 01 2014

Give ‘Em the Business: Resources for Management Students

Anna Cerase

Nominator

Neha

 

Essay

The person I am nominating is my Aunt Anna.  She is one of the most hardworking, charismatic people I know.  She suffers from the disease known as Multiple Sclerosis (MS).  MS is an autoimmune disease that affects the brain and spinal cord.  From childhood, I can remember her as the hardworking mother who tends to her children, does all of the outside gardening, painted the house, and managed to put a full course dinner on the table by the evening.  She has had this disease for a few years now and has not let it change her lifestyle in any way.  She is still the caretaker of all the young children while doing everything she can for her family.  Every other day she has to take shots for MS, which tires her out, but she continues to fight the disease as if she is completely healthy.  Each day she goes on long walks, even in the cold because she believes it is necessary to stay physically fit.  She manages to go to work, and come home and tend to everyone's needs.   She truly is an inspiration in my life.

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