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Prom gowns earn a second chance to shine for local students

Feb 15th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Mount Saint Mary College will soon offer high school students the opportunity to find the perfect, affordable prom dress. The college is one of several institutions participating in Prom Fest, a program that collects gently used dresses donated by the community, and redistributes them for $10 each to prom-bound high school students To donate a […]

Mount Saint Mary’s CDI presents Lenten lecture series

Feb 9th, 2015 | By | Category: General Interest

Mount Saint Mary College’s Catholic and Dominican Institute will host a trio of talks to help the faithful get ready for the Lenten season. “Preparing for a Good Lenten Season” will take place on February 17 at 7 p.m.; “Dominican Spirituality in the Lenten Season” will be explored on February 18 at 6 p.m.; and […]

Mount lecture examines ‘Senior Talks’ in the classroom

Feb 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Community Happenings

Mount Saint Mary College education professors Matthew Hollibush and David Gallagher will present “Ideas Worth Spreading: An Examination of the Use of TED Talks to Engage Students in Multi-Modal Literacies,” on February 19 at 4 p.m. in the college’s Dominican Center on campus, 330 Powell Ave., Newburgh. Hollibush and Gallagher will share aspects of the […]

Mount Saint Mary talk takes appetizing look at chemistry of cider

Jan 19th, 2015 | By | Category: In Your Town

Get a taste of the sweet side of academics with “The Chemistry of Making Apple Cider” at Mount Saint Mary College on January 29 at 7 p.m. The talk, free and open to the public, will take place at the college’s Dominican Center, room 218, at 330 Powell Avenue, Newburgh, N.Y. According to speaker Timothy […]

Mount offers free FAFSA Workshop

Dec 16th, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Mount Saint Mary College is offering a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) workshop for high school students and their families on Saturday, January 10, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the college. This free event is open to the general public, and is not just for Mount-bound students. Filing the FAFSA […]

Mount Saint Mary College Freshmen Delight Local Kids

Dec 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Six Mount Saint Mary College freshmen recently enthralled youngsters at the Newburgh Children’s Center with activities that taught teamwork, communication, and other essential life skills. As part of their Freshman Forum course, taught by Dante Cantú, director of the Center for Student Success, each incoming freshman in the Higher Education Opportunities Program (HEOP) class is […]

MSMC Kicks Off Annual Spirit Week

Oct 21st, 2014 | By | Category: General Interest

Mount Saint Mary College kicked off its annual Spirit of the Mount Week with a Powder Puff football game on Sunday, October 19. The Mount celebration continues throughout the week, and includes a “coin war,” wherein students raise money for the college’s annual Thanksgiving food drive; the Mount Olympics competition; and a free, public talk […]

Washingtonville Schools Hire Mount Graduate Students as Permanent Substitutes

Sep 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Nine Mount Saint Mary College graduate students are engaging in hands-on learning as permanent substitutes at the Washingtonville Central School District. These graduate teaching interns are guaranteed work four days a week for the remainder 2014-15 academic year. Elena Wakeham of Washingtonville, N.Y.; Katherine Hickey of Middletown, N.Y.; and Melissa Kelly of Milton, N.Y. will […]

Chuck Stead discusses his craft at Mount Saint Mary College

Sep 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Community Calendar

Acclaimed storyteller Chuck Stead will detail “The Power of Storytelling” on Tuesday, September 30, at 6 p.m. at Mount Saint Mary College. The program, held at the college’s James Cotter Villa Library, 330 Powell Ave., Newburgh, N.Y., is free and open to the public. Stead’s lifelong study has focused on the traditional ecological knowledge gleaned […]

Cardinal Dolan blesses Mount Saint Mary College’s Dominican Center

Sep 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

With a joyful smile and memorable words, Cardinal Timothy Dolan blessed Mount Saint Mary College’s newly-transformed Dominican Center on Wednesday, September 17. The ceremony evoked the building’s original dedication ceremony in 1927, when Cardinal Patrick Hayes blessed the Dominican Center, after it was constructed for the Dominican Sisters of the Most Holy Rosary. The Chapel […]