Alan Greenspan’s Education Background

Alan Greenspan HeadshotAlan Greenspan was born on March 6, 1926 in the Washington Heights area of New York City. He is the son of Herbert Greenspan and Rose Goldsmith.

Greenspan attended the Juilliard School from 1943 to 1944. There, he studied clarinet. He eventually dropped out to join a professional jazz band.

However, in 1945 Greenspan returned to school. He attended New York University (NYU), where he received a Bachelor of Science in economics summa cum laude in 1948. Greenspan also earned a Masters of Art in economics in 1950. Intending to pursue advance economics, Greenspan attended Columbia University, but subsequently did not earn a degree there.

In 1977 NYU awarded Greenspan a Ph. D. in economics.
Greenspan’s career has been lengthy and extensive. Some of his endeavors has included working as an economic analyst at The National Industrial Conference Board from 1945 to 1953.

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Marcia Cross’ Education Background

Actress Marcia CrossMarcia Ann Cross was born on March 25, 1962 in Marlborough, Massachusetts. She is the daughter of Mark and Janet Cross. She is the daughter of Mark and Janet Cross. Marcia also has two sisters, Susan and Ellen.

In 1980, Cross graduated from Marlborough High School, where she participated in the theater program. Cross went on to graduate from the prestigious Juilliard School in New York. Cross also earned her masters degree in psychology from Antioch College in Los Angeles.

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Education Backgrounds: Members of Bon Jovi

members of bon joviBon Jovi is a successful American rock band from New Jersey. The band was formed in 1983 and the members have remained static with the exception of the bass player ever since.

Jon Bon Jovi (born John Francis Bongiovi, Jr.) was born March 2, 1962 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. He is the son of John Francis Bongiovi, Sr. a former Marine and barber and Carol Sharkey, also a former Marine and florist. Jovi has two brothers, Anthony and Matthew. Jovi attended St. Joseph High School and Sayrevillie War Memorial High School both in New Jersey.

Bon Jovi is best known for being the lead singer and founder of Bon Jovi. He can add musician, song writer, and actor to his resume as well. As a solo artist, Bon Jovi has multiple awards, including a Golden Globe and an Academy Award nomination. His albums have sold over 130 million albums worldwide. Bon Jovi was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Humanities from Monmouth University in 2001.

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Rebecca Black Should Spend Her “Friday” at a Music School

Rebecca Black, music artist?

When I first heard Rebecca Black’s cult favorite song, Friday, on my favorite radio station last weekend, I was slightly confused: “Is this a real song? OMG! It is. Wow… Not sure if that’s a good thing or not.”

Her hit definitely has some catchy lyrics, such as “Yesterday was Thursday, today it is Friday…Tomorrow is Saturday and Sunday comes afterwards.” However, when I first heard this song, I wondered who had accidentally put her song on auto-tune-steroids. Rebecca could have a future as a hit pop sensation, but maybe she should check out some of these famous music schools before she launches her next song on YouTube.

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Christopher Reeve Education Background

christopher-reeveChristopher Reeve was born on the September 25, 1952 to Franklin and Barbara Reeve in New York City. After his parents divorced when he was four, his mother moved Christopher and his brother to Princeton, New Jersey.

Reeve was a student at Nassau Street School for a time and later moved to Princeton Country Day School where he excelled as a student academically and athletically.

Reeve landed his first acting job when he was just nine years old. He  wanted to head to New York City and start his acting career immediately but his mother made him apply to numerous colleges such as Carnegie Mellon, Columbia, Princeton and even Harvard. Reeve decided to attend Cornell, because it was the closest to New York.

Later he enrolled at Julliard, the prestigious school for the arts. After his first year at Julliard, he graduated from Cornell and his acting career took off. The role that made him a household name was  Clark Kent in the Superman series. Read the rest of this entry »


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