MANDELA DAY Celebrated at Nyack New York City

Nelson Mandela, the late president of South Africa and anti-apartheid activist, will be honored on Wednesday, February 26 at Nyack College New York City, 2 Washington Street, Room 2241 in Manhattan. The event is the collaborative effort of Nyack’s Center for Scholarship and Global Engagement, the New York City campus Office of Student Development, and the College of Arts and Science.  

Mandela Day activities include the following:

3:00-4:45 pm Film Forum featuring "Mandela" (Click here to preview a clip.)

4:45-5:00 pm Musical presentation of South African music by the Nyack Chorale and the Christian Folk Ensemble

5:00-6:00 pm The Legacy of Nelson Mandela, A Panel Discussion moderated by Rev. Charles Hammond

Dr. Fernando Arzola: Pragmatic Prophet: Reflections on Mandela’s Quiet Faith
Dr. Marcia Lucas: Loving to Future Generations
Dr. Vilma "Nina" Balmaceda: Truth-Telling and the Challenge of seeking justice after Apartheid
Dr. Mayra Lopez-Humphreys: Madiba and Forgiveness and Reconciliation

All are welcome.

For more information, phone 845.675.7165 or email