CMSV in the Media
Director of Campus Ministry Cecilia Harriendorf, S.C.’s life-changing journey from television producer to Sister of Charity was featured in the September issue of Woman’s Day magazine.
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, campus chaplain Father Chris Keenan was profiled in the New York Daily News in September for his essential role of providing ministry at Ground Zero. Father Chris is also Chaplain for the Fire Department of New York, and assisted at Ground Zero after the death of his friend and mentor Father Mychal Judge.
Father Chris Keenan in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception, College of Mount Saint Vincent. Credit: Victor Chu/Daily News
Associate Director of Development Systems and alumna Madeline McGuinness’01 was featured in an October U.S. News & World Report article on the benefits of tuition remission for college employees. Ms. McGuinness says that finishing college was a special goal for her to achieve, as the first member of her family to earn a degree.
Assistant Professor of Nursing and alumna Mary Ann Witt ’90 was quoted on understanding childhood obesity in Clinical Advisor. “Tackling obesity often takes skills that are not taught in medical school,” she said in the publication. “Physicians learn about how to treat diseases and repair the body, but don't spendmuch time learning how to change behaviors.”
AD LAUDEM DEI
Honorees Dr. Sophia Yan Liu ’69 (l) and Dr. Nancy Harding (r) with Sister Kathleen M. Tracey ’48, Ph.D.,
ENGLISH PROFESSOR ROB JACKLOSKY SELECTED AS FINALIST IN ESQUIRE MAGAZINE SHORT, SHORT FICTION CONTEST
Chair and Professor of
COLLEGE OF MOUNT SAINT VINCENT HOSTS WINNING WEDNESDAYS CAREER SERIES
The College of Mount Saint Vincent’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies is hosting a series of career advice workshops. The Winning Wednesday Series is free and open to the public. The series offers professional advice on such topics as resume writing, hiring trends, interviewing skills, and positioning yourself for your ideal job.
SAVE THE DATE: SCHOLARSHIP TRIBUTE DINNER 2012
The annual Scholarship Tribute Dinner will be held on May 7, 2012 at the New York Public Library. This year’s honorees are C. Edward (Chuck) Chaplin, President, CFO, and CAO, MBIA Inc. and William J. Fishlinger, Esq., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of WRM America. Join us for a fabulous evening of dinner and dancing, and help raise scholarship funds for talented, deserving students.
SAVE THE DATE: REUNION WEEKEND
The Mount’s Reunion Weekend will be held on June 8, 9, and 10, 2012, for classes ending in "2" and "7". Special tribute will be paid to the Class of 1962, celebrating their 50th reunion, and the Class of 1987, celebrating their 25th reunion. The weekend is a wonderful time to celebrate and reconnect with fellow classmates.
Did You Know?
Mount Students Are Concerned for Others
Mount students selected Concern Worldwide, a nonprofit that supports the world’s poorest nations, as the College’s official charity. Every year, Students and the Office of Student Affairs coordinate efforts to raisemoney that is then donated to the charity. To date, the Mount has donated more than $5,500 to Concern Worldwide.
The Mount Wrestles into 2012-2013
The Mount added a wrestling team to its roster of Division III athletics. The team will compete in the Skyline, Metropolitan, and Centennial Conferences, against rivals such as Yeshiva, NYU, and Hunter beginning next fall.
Lights, Camera, Action!
Introducing the Mount’s New Theatre Minor
The Mount now offers aspiring thespians the opportunity to minor in theatre. The minor, spearheaded by Dr. Brad Crownover in the Department of Communication, allows students to concentrate in either acting/directing or playwriting/ scriptwriting. Students are required to complete 18 credits, which include an introductory course in acting, three credits in drama/performance studies, nine credits in their area of concentration, and three credits of a final performance lab.