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Model U.N. Team Debates at New York University Conference


9 Student Delegates Represent College of Mount Saint Vincent

Riverdale, N.Y. – The Mount’s Model United Nations team traveled to New York University to debate at the 2015 New York University Model United Nations Conference (NYUMUNC), which ran from April 16-19.

The NYUMUNC stimulates the activities of the United Nations, allowing delegates to convene in committees as senior officials and national representatives to further personal and national agendas. This was NYU’s sixth annual conference—it is the largest joint-crisis conference in the world.

The Mount’s Model U.N. team delegated among 400 attendees, representing 17 crisis committees with focus on the Middle East. The student delegates that represented the Mount were Emilie Swartvagher ’18, Brianna Gutierrez ’16, Alexandra Maxwell ’18, Mason Shuya ’18, Micheal Stephens-Emerson ’18, Carol Palacios ’17, Papa Jo Amissah ’16, Giovanna Pinto ’18, Victor Vasquez ’16, and Melanie Lambert ’17.

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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.