2017: Year in Review


Nyack College, a Christian and Missionary Alliance educational institution, through its undergraduate, graduate and seminary programs, pursues its historic mission of preparing men and women to "take the whole Gospel to the whole world."

Greetings from
the President

In any great endeavor there are two questions that are perhaps more important than any others. The first is “Why?” The second is “How?”


Core Values

Nyack College seeks to exalt Jesus Christ and fulfill its mission by being:

Academically Excellent
Pursuing academic excellence in the spirit of grace and humility.

Globally Engaged
Fostering a global perspective within a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural Christian academic community.

Intentionally Diverse
Providing educational access and support to motivated students from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds.

Personally Transforming
Emphasizing the integration of faith, learning and spiritual transformation.

Socially Relevant
Preparing students to serve in ministerial, educational, healing and community-building professions.

Nyack Recognized by Wall Street Journal

Listed among "Top 20 Colleges and Universities" for "environment."

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Archaeological Excavation Makes Headlines Worldwide

Coverage makes the National Geographic "Best of 2017 Editors' Favorites" List.

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School of Counseling Listed Among Top Programs in Northeast

Ranked 4th among "Best Counseling Degrees"

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School of Education Celebrates Historic Milestones

The NCATE-Accredited School marks two anniversaries.

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Nyack Scholar-Athletes Recognized for Academic Achievement

Students Named to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference "All-Academic" Teams.

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Students Star in Off-Broadway Production of "In the Heights"

Both New York campuses were represented in eight performances of the Tony-award winning play.

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Global Service-Learning Courses Span the Globe

Students "learn as they serve" and "serve as they learn" worldwide.

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Alliance Theological Seminary Dean in Vietnam

Vietnam Institute of Bible and Theology Debuts "Foundations in Ministry" course.

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Seminario Teológico de Puerto Rico Hit by 2017 Hurricanes

ATS Dean Visits the Extension Site in San Juan.

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Nyack and ATS Students Represent 50 Countries Worldwide

Nyack's international character embodies the global vision of its founder.

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U.S. News & World Report Names Nyack a leader in campus diversity

The College was among the "top 10 of the most diverse regional universities in the North."

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National Hispanic Education Summit Held at Nyack NYC

National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference and Nyack Scholars Symposium address "educational gaps."

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Book on Diversity in American Higher Education Features Nyack

Provost Dr. David Turk contributes a chapter to Diversity Matters.

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ATS Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Nyack NYC Campus hosts forum on "Latinos and the Gospel in the 21st Century"

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Nyack Honors the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Students and faculty "show up and serve."

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Students Reflect on How Nyack Changed Their Lives

2017 graduates share their transformational experiences at Nyack.

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How a School of Education Major Made Nyack Her Choice

Is Nyack the Place For You?

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Empower: Equipping, Motivating, and Preparing Women for Ministry

A multi-generational, multi-cultural cohort model provides women with biblical and theological training.

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Woman: A Rites of Passage Program for Nyack Female Students

The facets of womanhood are explored during this nine-month program.

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School of Music Headlines Lincoln Center Concert

Nyack singers and musicians perform at the iconic NYC cultural arts hub.

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The Ron Blue Institute Comes to Nyack College

A biblical context for financial literacy is advocated by the Institute

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New York State’s "Enhanced Tuition Award" Program Is Adopted

Nyack joins other private NY colleges offering discounted tuition.

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NY State "Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP)" Comes to Rockland Campus

Local middle and high school students come to campus for weekend classes.

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Nyack Is Named a Top Online College for "Student Economic Mobility"

Online programs recognized for helping students rise from poverty.

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Student-Athletes Take on a Special Holiday Project

The Nyack legacy of serving continues in the local community.

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Master in Social Work Program Experiences Significant Growth

Program attracts students who want to serve in churches and communities.

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Scholarship Programs Provide Access and Opportunities to First Generation Students

Nyack partners with Long Island Community College to provide "New York State Presidential Scholarships."

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