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Nyack Critical Reads Colloquium Series Continues

Posted by Deborah.Walker on Monday April 14, 2014

The Nyack Critical Reads Colloquium Series continues this week on both Nyack College New York campuses with featured speaker Udo Middelmann, LLM. Mr. Middelmann will address two books, The Testament of God by Bernard-Henri Levy and Arguing With God: A Jewish Tradition by Anson Laytner.

Udo Middelmann’s unique perspective on biblical issues is informed by an international upbringing and education. He holds degrees in both law (LL.M. from Freiburg University, Germany) and theology (BD and MA from Covenant Theological Seminary, St. Louis, MO) and has lectured widely on ethics and society in many countries on all continents. His books include Pro-Existence, The Market-Driven Church and The Innocence of God. His latest book is God and Man At Work: Doing Well and Doing Good in the Bible’s View of Life.

The scheduled events take place as follows:

Wednesday, April 16, 3:15-4:30 p.m. at Nyack College Rockland, 185 South Highland Ave., President's Hall at Shuman Hall, Nyack, NY.

Thursday, April 17, 5:10-6:00 p.m. at Nyack College Manhattan, 2 Washington St., 21st floor, Room 2130, New York, NY.

For more information, contact csge@nyack.edu or call 845.675.7165.

 

 

Passover Seder Celebrated at Nyack New York City

Posted by Deborah.Walker on Monday April 14, 2014

On Tuesday, April 15, a Passover seder will be hosted by Abraham Sandler at the Nyack New York City campus, 2 Washington Street from 5:05 until 6:00 p.m. in The Pavilion on the 21st floor.

Mr. Sandler is currently the director of Awake O Israel Ministries in Philadelphia, PA. Abe Sandler served as an Alliance missionary to Jewish people for 43 years. (Read his testimony here.) He is now a C&MA national evangelist still reaching the Jewish people. Currently, he is planting churches in New York City and Seattle. For more information on his outreach, click here.

Nyack Public Library Hosts Lecture by Nyack Dean

Posted by Deborah.Walker on Monday April 14, 2014

April is National Poetry Month and Nyack College's own Dr. Fernando Arzola, Jr, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and associate professor of religion will be the featured speaker on the work of Pablo Neruda. “Passion, Politics, Poetry: The Life and Writings of Pablo Neruda" will be presented on Tuesday, April 15, 7:00 pm at the Nyack Public Library located at 59 South Broadway, Nyack NY 10960.

During this presentation, Dr. Arzola will briefly examine the life of a man considered "the most influential poet in the Spanish language." The voice of Neruda will be heard in the reading of several of his poems and excerpts from his memoirs. Pablo Neruda's passion for life, justice and love are in full display in his phenomenal work.

 

 

In the Garden, a Flute Ensemble Recital

Posted by Deborah.Walker on Friday April 11, 2014

In The Garden: A Flute Ensemble Recital will take place on the Nyack College Rockland County campus on Saturday, April 12 at 6:00 p.m. in Shuman Hall, 185 South Highland Avenue in Nyack featuring Luis Diaz, a Nyack College junior pursuing his B.M. in flute performance; Andrea Rivera, a 2014 graduating senior earning a B.M. in instrumental performance and Nyack music professor, Dr. Marie Kenote. Dr. Valerie Holmes and Ms. Patricia Lazzara are guest performers along with Nyack music professor and pianist, Dr. Tammy Lum.  

There is no charge for admission. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome!

Third Annual Student Research Conference at Nyack Rockland

Posted by Deborah.Walker on Tuesday April 8, 2014

The Center for Scholarship and Global Engagement will host its Third Student Research Conference, Thursday, April 10 on Nyack’s Rockland County campus from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. in Bowman Gymnasium. With the theme, “Making a Difference: Contributions from our Disciplines” CSGE will welcome keynote speaker, Dr. Marcy Kelly, professor and assistant chair of the department of Biology and Health Sciences at Pace University in New York City.

Dr. Kelly earned her Ph.D. in 2000 from the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at Rutgers University-Newark. In addition to her teaching accomplishments with undergraduate biology and pre-health majors in the classroom and teaching laboratory at Pace University, Dr. Kelly maintains two active research programs. Her undergraduate research laboratory work focuses on the interaction between a model organism for tuberculosis, Mycobacterium bovis-BCG, and molecules produced by the human immune response. She is also currently in contract to develop a first-year biology major laboratory manual to introduce students to scientific research. Dr. Kelly has two publications in peer-reviewed educational journals and she is currently the Research Editor for the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) education journal, Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education. She is the Lead Facilitator for the ASM Biology Scholars Program Transitions Residency to assist undergraduate faculty with the development of educational assessment manuscripts for publication.

Click here to learn more about CSGE and upcoming events.


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