On Wednesday, May 7 from 12 to 2 p.m. on the Union 2nd floor, sample a selection of foods from the Asian Pacific in celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month.
On Thursday, May 1 at 4:30 p.m. in Foundation Hall’s Manzulli Boardroom, please join President Richard Guarasci for the 2014 Civic Engagement Recognition Day program as we honor those campus and community leaders who work tirelessly to ensure the health and sustainability of our community partnership work, both locally and nationally. This year’s keynote speaker will be Julie Ellison of the University of Michigan, known for her work in promoting public engagement in higher education, particularly initiatives relating to socially responsive scholarship and creative work in the humanities and arts. As the lead organizer of Citizen Alum, Ellison serves on the National Council of the American Commonwealth Partnership. Wine and cheese reception to follow.
On Thursday, April 24 at 12:30 p.m. in Foundation Hall’s Manzulli Boardroom, please join us for this year’s observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day, featuring keynote speaker Bronia Brandman, co-author of “The Girl Who Survived: A True Story of the Holocaust.” A free kosher buffet lunch will open the program. Reservations are required. RSVP to Lori Weintrob. For more information, visit our online events calendar.
On Friday, April 11 at 6 p.m. in Union 201, Wagner College Hillel invites you to join its members for a delicious “Chocolate Seder” service as they prepare for Passover (April 14 &15). Come learn about the meaning of Passover, a celebration of the Jews’ liberation from Egypt in Biblical times, and enjoy some chocolate! Read the Staten Island Advance story about an earlier “Chocolate Seder” hosted by Wagner Hillel.
On Thursday, April 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Wagner College Gallery (Union Atrium), please join the Art Department for a reception opening this year’s Senior RFT Show featuring the work of Laura Salerno and Carly Schmidt. The exhibition will run through Wednesday, April 30.
On Monday, March 24 at 4:45 p.m. in the President's Office, please join President Richard Guarasci in congratulating Carey Institute Dean Seymour Lachman upon the publication of his new book, “Mr. New York: Lew Rudin and his Love for the City.” The book, published in January by SUNY Press, includes a foreword by President Bill Clinton.
On Friday, March 14 at 9 a.m. in the Faculty Dining Room, please join the Staten Island Hunger Task Force for the 3rd annual Anti-Hunger Legislative Breakfast. To reserve your seat, please call Project Hospitality at 718-448-1544, ext. 103. For more information, contact Stephen Preskill or Samantha Siegel in the Center for Leadership and Engagement.
On Tuesday evening, March 11 at the Union League Club, 38 E. 37th St. (at Park Ave.), Manhattan, please join us for Career Conversations, a reception and networking event designed to connect alumni and parents with today’s Wagner students for conversations about all things related to careers — education, finding the right path and how to get your foot in the door. Buses to the event will be leaving campus at 5:30 p.m.; students are welcome to reserve a seat on the bus (first come, first served) or get to the event by their own means. The networking event will begin at 6:30 p.m. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served. This event — and the bus — is free and open to students of all class years and majors. Professional business attire (business suit, tie, dress shoes, etc.) is required. You must register by Monday, March 3 if you wish to attend. Click here to register. For more information, email the Center for Academic and Career Engagement.
The Social Justice Dialogue luncheon program with artist Jenni Vitek scheduled for Monday, March 3 from 12 to 2 p.m. in Union 201 has been canceled.