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College of Mount Saint Vincent Students Begin a New Academic Year with Welcome Week


Riverdale, N.Y. – College of Mount Saint Vincent students will begin the 2015-2016 academic year with Welcome Week, August 31-September 6.

Activities start Monday, August 31 with the First Day of Classes, which will end with Brown Bag Bingo at 9 p.m. in Hudson Heights. September 1 is Trippin’ Tuesday featuring Geoff Keith at 9 p.m. in Hayes. Wednesday, September 2 features a Student Government Association (SGA) Info Session at 5 p.m. in the Back Room of Hudson Heights, followed by Paintball between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.

The Mass of the Holy Spirit and the Matriculation Ceremony is Thursday, September 3 at 4 p.m. in Hayes Auditorium. ‘Phin Fest will follow between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Grace Plaza. Friday, September 4 is the Dolls, Flava: Roller Rink Welcome Back Party from 10:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. in the Old Gym. Welcome Week ends September 6 with Saturday in the City: Bryant Park and Times Square.

For more information about the exciting activities planned by the College’s Office of Student Activities throughout the semester, follow the Office on Twitter @CMSV_OSA and Instagram @cmsvstudentactivities.

About the College of Mount Saint Vincent
Founded in 1847 by the Sisters of Charity, the College of Mount Saint Vincent offers nationally recognized liberal arts education and a select array of professional fields of study on a landmark campus overlooking the Hudson River. Committed to the education of the whole person, and enriched by the unparalleled cultural, educational and career opportunities of New York City, the College equips students with the knowledge, skills and experiences necessary for lives of achievement, professional accomplishment and leadership in the 21st century.