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Nyack Celebrates Black History Month

Posted by Deborah.Walker on Wednesday February 9, 2011

Black History Month is being celebrated campuswide on Nyack's New York campuses.


Film Fest

The Office of Student Activities will host special film nights followed by a discussion on the following Thursdays at 9:15 p.m. in the Hudson/Palisades Room:

February 10 - The Great Debaters

February 17 - Waiting for Superman

February 24 - A Raisin in the Sun

A Night of Tribute

Sunday, February 20, 2011, 7:30 p.m.-9:15 p.m. in Pardington Hall. A tribute to those who paved the way for people of African descent all over the world--in music, art, poetry, and dance. 

Nyack's Got Talent!

Saturday, February 26, 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Pardington Hall. An evening of entertainment showcasing Nyack student dancers, singers, poets, and steppers, who will compete for a grand prize. For more information about Rockland campus events, contact Christopher Smith, coordinator of student activities at or at 845.675.4788.

IN MANHATTAN, 361 Broadway

On Friday, February 25, 2011 at the Manhattan campus, the Office of Student Development will host, "A Celebration of Achievements in Education and the Arts.

The event will be held at 3:00 p.m. in Room B200. Four faculty/staff members will be honored for their outstanding contributions to the campus community and for their professional accomplishments. The tribute will include a slideshow created by students to express the impact these individuals have had on their lives.

"New Sound,"  Nyack's gospel choir, will perform in addition to other student presentations in the genres of poetry, music, and dance.

Light refreshments will be served following the program in New York City. For more information, please contact Charles Hammond, associate dean of students by email at or by phone at 646.378.6131.

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