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Mike Vercellone, 19, helped revive former teammate who collapsed during track practice at Pascack Hills High School in Montvale, N.J. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Recent HS Graduate Helps Revive Former Track Teammate In Montvale

Mike Vercellone was a member of the high school track team until he graduated last spring. He was back on campus Wednesday to help out a practice while on spring break from Rutgers.

03/20/2014

Navy ROTC Returning To Columbia University

The U.S. Navy and Columbia University will sign an agreement allowing the ROTC back onto campus for the first time since the military training program was banned amid Vietnam War protests, the university said.

05/26/2011

Columbia University Leaders Vote To Drop ROTC Ban

Student and faculty leaders at Columbia University have voted to welcome the military’s ROTC program back to campus four decades after it was banned during the Vietnam War peace movement.

04/02/2011

Reserve Officers Training Corp (ROTC) cadets Jose Robledo (C), John McClelland (R) and LeTricia Brown take down the US flag during a flag lowering ceremony at Columbia University March 4, 2011. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Columbia University Vote Clears Way For ROTC To Return To Campus

The university’s Senate voted 51 to 17 with one abstention Friday to open negotiations with the military to bring back the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.

04/01/2011