Mandela Day Celebration at Nyack
As the anniversary of the death of Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa (1994-1999) approaches, the Nyack College Center for Scholarship and Global Engagement hosted a celebration of Mandela Day on Tuesday, December 2 in President’s Hall (Shuman Hall) on the Rockland County campus, 1 South Boulevard in Nyack, NY.
The film, Mandela, was screened at 3:00 pm followed by a panel discussion at 4:45 pm on the legacy of statesman, anti-apartheid activist, and philanthropist—Nelson Mandela. The panel was moderated by Prof. Scott Reitz, director of Global Service-Learning at Nyack. Presentations included:
Dr. Fernando Arzola, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences on “Pragmatic Prophet: Reflections on Mandela’s Quiet Faith
Dr. Vilma “Nina” Balmaceda, director of the Center for Scholarship and Global Engagement on “Truth-telling and the Challenge of seeking justice after apartheid,”
Dr. Mayra Lopez-Humphreys, associate professor of social work, on “Madiba and Forgiveness and Reconciliation.”
For information about upcoming Center for Scholarship and Global Engagement events, click here or phone(845) 675-4582 or email Center_Scholarship@nyack.edu
- Nyack Athletes in the Kitchen for Community Thanksgiving Dinner
- Carol & Candlelight Tour Marks 69th Year
- WNYK Interviews Cast Members of "In the Heights"
- Nyack College In Top 20 Schools for Environment on 2018 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education U.S. College Rankings
- Christian Medical & Dental Association NYC Chapter Holds "Care for the Soul" Conference
- RELEASE: Nyack's Campus in Puerto Rico Leads Community Outreach
- WNYK 88.7FM November Alumni Spotlight: Grace Williams ('15)
- Dr. Lyndell O'Hara - Colloquium Speaker
- The Forum, Vol. 2., Issue 2
- Opening Day for National Hispanic Education Summit and Scholars Symposium
- NOV 8-9: Scholars Symposium and National Hispanic Education Summit at Nyack
- Seminario Teológico de Puerto Rico...Firm and Persevering!
- Nyack Warriors Fight Strong for Breast Cancer Awareness
- 2017 Seed to Harvest Seminar Hosted by Donna Baptiste Ministries
- '08 ATS Alumnus and Young Adults Pastor Adds Executive Director Role to Ministry
- Faculty Recital Features Dr. Tammy Lum
- Nyack Dean to Azusa Pacific Director: Coast to Coast Mentoring
- Nyack Warriors Basketball Podcast
- A Nyack College Cast Revives Lin-Manuel Miranda's "In the Heights"
- Puerto Rico Seminary Community Outreach to Families
- NOV 15: WMCA Radio 570AM Networking Breakfast at Nyack New York City Campus
- Behind the Project with Isaiah Velez
- Nyack School of Music Students Perform at Market Street Mission
- Center for Scholarship and Global Engagement Hosts Colloquium Series
- Prayer Summit 2017 With Dave Powers
- Browse Blog Archive>>