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Special Criminal Justice Events at RCC on March 6 and March 25

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free and open to the public   Ramapo, NY—Please join us at Rockland Community College for two special guest speakers with timely and important presentation topics. On March 6, nationally renowned expert Paul Cell will speak about How to Respond to Sexual Assault; and on March 25 award-winning author and investigative journalist Mike Kelly will present The Impact of Terrorism. How to Respond to Sexual Assault Friday, March 6 (1:00 pm) Student Union room 3214 Learn what you need to know from nationally recognized expert, Paul Cell, Police…

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TZHS Students Meet With Writer, Director Michael Berry

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Sign up for our weekly email Students at Tappan Zee High School were invited to a talk with Michael Berry, writer and director of the epic movie, Frontera, starring Ed Harris, Michael Pena, Eva Longoria and Amy Madigan.  The close to 100 students who attended, mostly juniors and seniors, are taking courses in either issues and government, law and literature, or TV studio production. They all had the opportunity to view the film before the visit. Berry shared with the students his motivation to write Frontera stemmed from his childhood.  He co-wrote the script…

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March Celebration of Women’s History at RCC

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free and open to the public   Ramapo, NY—Please join us at these free and open to the public events at Rockland Community College in celebration of women’s history.   Student Poster Exhibit - Anti Sexual Violence March 1 - March 31 Nelson Mandela Activity Center Student Union, Second Floor, Room 3214   Wednesday, March 18, 12 noon – 12:50 pm Cultural Arts Center, Black Box Theater Slide-Illustrated Lecture: A History of Jazz: The Life and Music of Pianist-Composer Mary Lou Williams Erica Kaplan, RCC Instructor of Music, will present music, slides, and a lecture on the life of American jazz pianist…

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Piermont Historical Society’s USO Dinner Dance March 26th, 2015

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Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the end of WWII, The Piermont Historical Society is honoring Piermont and its pivotal role in the war by holding its second annual fundraiser, a “USO Dinner Dance”. The festivities will take place from 6 PM - 10 PM, Thursday evening March 26th at the View on the Hudson Restaurant in Piermont. A highlight of the evening will be a video narrated by singer-songwriter Tom Chapin, featuring interviews of octogenarians and 90-year olds with recollections of life in and around Piermont in the 1940s.…

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The 6th Annual Helen Hayes Hospital Adapted Sports, Recreation and Living Expo will be held April 11th from 11am – 4pm in the atrium of the hospital located in West Haverstraw, NY. The Expo will showcase adapted sports and recreation opportunities, as well as a variety of products and services for individuals with disabilities, seniors, and their families and caregivers. Vendors will include representatives from companies and organizations offering auto and van conversions, wheelchairs and scooters, adapted and durable medical equipment, ramps, lifts, advocacy and travel services, and more. Representatives will also be on-hand from…

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MAHWAH, NJ – A new Band & Choir Camp at Ramapo College offers opportunities for high school instrumentalists and singers to perform in ensembles this summer. Students perform in either concert band or chorale, study musicianship, and choose from music performance electives such as Brazilian drumming, music improvisation, technique for singers or percussion ensemble. All participants showcase their talents during a finale performance open to families and friends. The program runs July 13-24, 2015. The Band & Choir Camp is open to high school students entering ninth-twelfth grades. Throughout the two-week summer music immersion, students advance their performance skills with…

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Ramapo Explorers-STEM Middle School Academic Summer Camp Information Sessions

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MAHWAH, NJ – Ramapo College’s Center for Innovative and Professional Learning is holding Information Sessions for Ramapo Explorers-STEM, a summer academic camp focusing on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) topics for middle school students who will be entering seventh and eighth grades in September. Students entering 6th grade may apply by special recommendation only. Information sessions are scheduled in the Student Center Alumni Lounges, Room SC-138, on Tuesday, March 31, 7-8 p.m., Sunday, April 26, 1-2 p.m., and Wednesday, May 27, 7-8 p.m. Wear comfortable walking shoes to view the facilities. Pre-registration is requested at: Focusing on hands-on learning…

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Celebrating Irish Heritage Events at RCC

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all events are free and open to the public Ramapo- All are welcome to these celebrations of Irish Heritage events at Rockland Community College through the month of March. Events are free and open to the public. Join us for the following: a fascinating first-person story of history and family, generated by the discovery of a trove of letters from County Kerry spanning the years 1900 – 1958, an old-fashioned Irish Coffee House sing-along, and the rousing celebration of a CrossRoads Ceili featuring Girsa, the famed traditional Irish band hailing from Pearl River NY. Through the month, the Cultural Arts…

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Masks will be used in upcoming student production of Voltaire’s Candide MAHWAH, NJ -- Renowned international mask specialist Alaric Chagnard is conducting a mask making workshop through February 22 with students at Ramapo College. Chagnard’s arrival is in conjunction with the preparation for the upcoming April performances of Voltaire’s Candide, which will be co-directed by Rafael Bianciotto, Ramapo College’s Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence for the Spring 2015 semester. Candide will be performed in original masks designed by the students in the workshop. Chagnard has crafted sculptured masks for theater, circus and…

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