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First Annual Festival of the Arts at the College of Mount Saint Vincent


Riverdale, N.Y. – Students at the College of Mount Saint Vincent will host the first annual Festival of the Arts in Maryvale Hall on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. The evening will feature performances in dance, spoken word, and music performed by faculty, staff, and student groups, including WORDS and Filament. The event will also launch the twelfth issue of the student-run literary journal, The Underground.

This event represents the growing revitalization of the arts at the College of Mount Saint Vincent. The Mount recently launched two Fine Arts programmatic initiatives: a new degree in Visual Arts and Experimental Media and the re-launch of the major in Fine Arts. In October 2013, the College unveiled a state-of-the-art Fine Arts studio in Maryvale Hall.

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.