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Mount Students to Present at Medieval and Early Modern Symposium


Riverdale, N.Y. – Three College of Mount Saint Vincent students have been selected to present at the second annual Hudson Valley Medieval and Early Modern Undergraduate Symposium hosted by Mount Saint Mary College on Saturday, February 6, 2016.

The program features the work of outstanding undergraduate students from area colleges and universities —those representing the Mount include Marina Hanna ’17, Micheal Stephens-Emerson ’18, and Emilie Swartvagher ’18.

Ms. Hanna will present, “Knowledge, Love, and Goodness: Thomas Aquinas and Dante on the Path to Human Happiness,” Mr. Stevens-Emerson will present, “Legacy as Intent and Practice in the Lais of Marie de France,” and Ms. Swartvagher will present, “‘Holding Out for a Hero’: A Study of Beowulf and Sir Gawain.”

The event, which will be held in Kaplan Family Library at Mount Saint Mary College, is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Stephanie Pietros at

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.