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Mount to Host Scholarship Tribute Dinner


Gala honors excellence and supports student scholarships

Riverdale, N.Y. – The College of Mount Saint Vincent will host its annual fundraising gala, the Scholarship Tribute Dinner, at Cipriani 25 Broadway on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The gala seeks to further expand educational resources, making the College more accessible for talented and deserving students.

Mount Saint Vincent recognizes individuals at the Scholarship Tribute Dinner whose lives of achievement reflect a profound dedication to their principles, as illustrated by the values of the College’s mission and the charism of the Sisters of Charity. This year, the Mount is proud to honor Frank Kurre.

Frank Kurre is a notable industry leader, earning distinction through his service to Fortune 1000 companies, middle market public and private companies, financial institutions, and not-for-profit organizations. Mr. Kurre is the managing partner of Grant Thornton’s Metro New York and New England market territory, the firm’s largest territory. In this capacity, he is responsible for all of the firm’s services and operations in eight states. Previously, Mr. Kurre served as Grant Thornton’s national managing partner for the not-for-profit and higher education practices. With a history of client-focused leadership, Mr. Kurre continually supports an array of dynamic, successful organizations. Prior to joining Grant Thornton, he was a partner at Arthur Andersen LLP. A certified public accountant, Mr. Kurre is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Public Accountants. He holds a B.S. from St. John’s University, summa cum laude, and an M.A. from the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception. Mr. Kurre is a Roman Catholic deacon.

The Scholarship Tribute Dinner allows the College to recognize the generosity of scholarship donors and the recipients of their awards. All proceeds from the gala event directly support scholarships and financial aid awards, providing students the best academic opportunities available, regardless of financial means.

Tickets are available for purchase.

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.