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College of Mount Saint Vincent Professor Ron Scapp Recipient of Irby Award for Scholarship & Service in the Field of Ethnic Studies


Riverdale, N.Y. – The College of Mount Saint Vincent is pleased to announce that Professor of Humanities and Teacher Education Dr. Ron Scapp is the 2012 recipient of the Charles C. Irby Award. The “Irby” is awarded in recognition of an individual’s contributions to scholarship and service in the field of Ethnic Studies. In addition, Dr. Scapp was elected president of the National Association for Ethnic Studies during its 40th Anniversary Conference in New Orleans April 6 and 7, 2012. Dr. Scapp is a noted educator and author and the founding director of the Graduate Program in Urban and Multicultural Education at the Mount.

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.