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College of Mount Saint Vincent Celebrates International Day of Peace Sept. 20


Riverdale, N.Y. – The College of Mount Saint Vincent will participate in the International Day of Peace at 4 p.m. September 20, 2012 on its Riverdale campus.

At 4 p.m., participants will gather outside of Cahill Lounge, around the Peace Pole, to offer up their prayers. The ceremony, which is sponsored by the Office of Campus Ministry and the Sisters of Charity of New York, will also include prayers from various faith traditions and prayer in dance by the College’s Words Dance Company.

All are welcome to participate in this event. For more information about this and other upcoming events at the Mount, visit

About the College of Mount Saint Vincent
The College of Mount Saint Vincent is an academically excellent, authentically inclusive, Catholic and ecumenical liberal arts college. It combines a strong core curriculum with a full array of majors in the liberal arts and selected professional fields of study, including accounting, business administration, education, and nursing. Through its School of Professional and Continuing Studies, the College extends its primary undergraduate mission by offering high quality graduate studies in business, education and nursing and an array of undergraduate and certificate programs serving non-traditional students. Mount Saint Vincent is located on a pastoral campus in New York City, with easy access to all the educational, cultural, and recreational opportunities that the City affords.