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MAY 30: New York City Fish Count

Posted by Deborah.Walker on Saturday May 30, 2015

Nyack College Assistant Professor of biology Dr. Peter Park invites you to participate in a unique volunteer opportunity on Saturday, May 30th as the World Science Festival hosts the NYC GREAT FISH COUNT.

What kind of critters inhabit New York's waters? This is your chance to find out. The Great Fish Count takes place at various locations throughout New York's boroughs (as well as in New Jersey and Yonkers)in search of underwater life.

Dr. Park will co-lead a seining session, with the New Jersey Palisades Interstate Commission at the following site:

Location: Englewood Beach (Bloomers Beach)

Date: Saturday, May 30, 2015

Start Time: 11:00 am

End Time: 1:00 pm

The session is free and open to the public. Leaders will use seine net(s) to catch and identify fish species. Seine net pictured above. 

Participants/volunteers should prepare accordingly (e.g., wear boots, dress for the weather). Fish identification data will be acquired through the use of a standardized key, and data will be recorded and uploaded in real time to synchronize data collection by other researchers at different sites along the Hudson River. 

Interested? Contact Dr. Park at peter.park@nyack.edu or phone 1-845-675-4552 today.

 

Nyack Alumnus Charles Galbreath, a 2015 C&MA Council Speaker

Posted by Deborah.Walker on Friday May 29, 2015

As thousands head to The Christian and Missionary Alliance’s biannual General Council in Long Beach, California May 26-31, the Nyack College/Alliance Theological Seminary community will be represented by alumnus, Pastor Charles Galbreath at the speaker’s podium on Friday, May 29.

Rev. Galbreath, senior pastor of Clarendon Road Church (CRC) in Brooklyn, NY, earned his Nyack College bachelor’s degree magna cum laude (’06). He also holds graduate degrees in Divinity and Theology from Alliance Theological Seminary and Princeton Theological Seminary. In 2011, Pastor Charles was awarded the Young Alumnus of the Year Award during Nyack’s Homecoming Weekend.

Still connected to his alma mater, Pastor Charles serves as the Field Education Director at Alliance Theological Seminary in Manhattan and as an adjunct professor in the Pastoral Ministry Department of Nyack College on the Rockland County campus in Nyack, NY. He is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the 67th Precinct Clergy Council, the District Executive Committee for the Metropolitan District of the C&MA, and has served as Co-Chair of the 45th District Committee in Brooklyn, NY.

Charles is married to his college sweetheart Flobien Vidal Galbreath. Together they are the proud parents of their son, Charles Oliver Galbreath, Jr. (C.J.) and a daughter, Malia Marie Galbreath.

For more information on Council, click here.

Nyack NYC Rock-o-Nomix Team: You Voted! They Won!

Posted by Deborah.Walker on Tuesday May 26, 2015

Congratulations are in order for students in Dr. Gordon Boronow’s "Principles of Economics" course on winning the Spring 2015 Rockonomix music video contest for their video parody of the way business innovation, price competition, and anti-trust regulations work to satisfy the consumer (See the announcement on the win and the video here.) 

The participants were Gabriella Abelnur, Vastie D'Haiti, Laure Jean, Jessica Leclere, Ivana Marin, Julia McDougall and Alivia Mendez. Ruben Sagala helped with technical support.  Alivia Mendez wrote and produced the music video. Second place winner was the University of Arizona; third place went to Northern Kentucky University.

Thanks to all who voted and made this win possible!

 

 

Nyack College/ATS Empower 2015

Posted by Deborah.Walker on Tuesday May 26, 2015

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It’s something Nyack College/Alliance Theological Seminary specializes in—equipping and empowering students to discover or develop their call to ministry and church leadership under the mentoring guidance of exceptional professors from the college and seminary.

Recently a cohort of twenty-three women was celebrated at the Third Annual Empower ceremony at Alliance Theological Seminary in Nyack, NY. This program is the offspring of an articulation agreement between the Metro District of The Christian and Missionary Alliance and Nyack College/ATS. Students who complete the certificate program earn six credits that can be applied to a degree from the college or seminary.

For more information about Empower 2015-2016, which begins in September, see the attached brochure.

2015 Hudson River Pianofest at Nyack College Rockland

Posted by Deborah.Walker on Tuesday May 19, 2015

Nyack College School of Music is proud to host its sixth annual Hudson River Pianofest, which will take place May 29-30, 2015 on the idyllic Rockland County campus, overlooking the historic Hudson River and the Tappan Zee Bridge. This inspiring two-day program of piano master classes, lectures, workshops, piano ensembles, and concerts is open to all music lovers: students, adult amateurs, teachers, and observers.

The featured guest artists and master teachers are the world-renowned virtuosi pianist, Sergei Babayan, noted contemporary music expert, Christopher Oldfather, award winning pianist, Alexandre Moutouzkin, award winning prodigy composer/pianist, J.P. Redmond, and our own Artistic Director, Dr. Tammy Lum.

Dr. Lum shares, “We are happy to partner with the Nyack Public Library to host a concert on Saturday, May 30 featuring Mr. Moutouzkin in the Library’s Carnegie Room. The Library is located at 59 South Broadway in Nyack.

Registration for the observer package, with meals included, is open until May 22. Admission to the single events may also be purchased at the door.

For more information about the events and artists, please click here.


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