College of Mount Saint Vincent

Mount Lives Transformed Through Service to Others
February 2017

When Mount junior Kaitlin McGeown decided she wanted to study abroad in Thessaloniki, Greece, she knew she wanted to improve lives.

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College of Mount Saint Vincent Ranks Third Nationally in Student Economic Mobility
January 2017

According to a comprehensive new study on student economic mobility by UC Berkeley and the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the College of Mount Saint Vincent shares third place among 578 selective independent colleges and universities nationwide. Mount students experience greater upward mobility than those of all but two colleges and universities across the country.

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Graduate Students Join Fight for Justice at Standing Rock
November 2016

Before coming to Mount Saint Vincent to pursue their master’s degrees in International Development and Service (IDS), Adria Anderson and Nikki Bogan had never been part of a formal protest.

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The Heller Foundation


The Dr. Bernard Foundation 1978−2015
September 2015

The Dr. Bernard Heller Foundation has a long and generous history of giving to JTS, touching the lives of dozens of students, faculty, scholars, and the community. Together, the partnership between the trustees of the foundation and the leadership of JTS have worked in tandem to create projects that unite our missions for the common purpose of enriching Jewish lives through Jewish history, culture, and scholarship.

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Montefiore Update

Montefiore Pursues Baby-Friendly Designation for 2015
November 10, 2014

In keeping with mounting medical evidence that indicates breast milk is much healthier than formula, Montefiore is striving for Baby-Friendly designation. Read The Complete Article

Personal Writing

On Healing

I have always believed that the proper way to heal is to leave home.

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An Atheist and A Christian Walk Into A Bar

Years ago when I created my online dating profile, I clicked “spiritual but not religious” under beliefs, preferring my match to have the same preference.

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Finding Myself in the Light

In the words of Blanche DuBois, I have always depended on the kindness of strangers. But lately others’ kindness has stripped me of reliance on myself.

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Living with Fear

The subway is cold and sparsely populated—ideal travel conditions—but I am still clawing at my keychain, struggling to unscrew the small cylinder that holds the chalky white pills that keep my heart from exploding.

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Waiting for Signs

My mother believes in signs. A bird that alights on a branch near her kitchen window possesses the spirit of my dead grandfather, listening to us, guiding us forward.

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