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Mount Saint Vincent to Celebrate Founders Day

4/12/2018

Riverdale, N.Y. – The College of Mount Saint Vincent will celebrate Founders Day with campus-wide events on Wednesday, April 18, 2017. The event marks the anniversary of the charter that established the academically excellent, authentically inclusive, independent liberal arts college.

Originally founded as the Academy of Mount Saint Vincent in 1847 by the Sisters of Charity of New York, the Trustees of the University of the State of New York amended the charter in 1911, creating the College of Mount Saint Vincent. Dedicated to the Catholic tradition and the principles of ecumenism, the College combines a strong core curriculum with a full array of majors in the liberal arts selected professional fields of study.

In the spirit of Vincent de Paul and Elizabeth Ann Seton, the College upholds its commitment to foster an understanding of our common humanity, a commitment to human dignity, and a full appreciation of our obligations to each other.

Founders Day Schedule of Events

10:00 a.m. Employee Service Awards Brunch
Smith Hall, Founders Hall
11:00 a.m. Commuter Brunch
Alumnae Pavilion
12:00 p.m. “Stuff a Dolphin”
Crossroads, Founders Hall
12:30 p.m. Founders Day Liturgy
Chapel of the Immaculate Conception
2:45 p.m. Sandwich Making for the Midnight Run
Campus Ministry, Founders Hall
4:00 p.m. Founders Day Forum
Smith Hall, Founders Hall
4:00 p.m. CMSV Women’s Lacrosse vs. Mount Saint Mary
Marillac Field
5:30-7:00 p.m. Vinny’s Birthday Party
Hudson Heights – $4.99 Dinner Special
8:30 p.m. Midnight Run
Campus Ministry, Founders 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 professional accomplishment, service, and leadership in the 21st century.