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Mount marches in NYC St. Patrick’s Day parade

March 17, 2014

Newburgh, NY -

St. Patrick's Day Parade 2014

Mount Saint Mary College supporters, ready to march. Front row, left to right: Kathleen Barton ’13, director of annual giving; Ellen Bourhis Nolan ’11, director of career development; Ana Johnsen ’88; Eileen Swart; and Ashley Wittens ’12. Back row, left to right: Joan McAdams, coordinator of community education; George Burke ’84; William Swart, coordinator of graduate education programs; and Knut Johnsen.

More than two dozen Mount Saint Mary College faculty, staff, alumni and friends recently hit the streets in the 253rd New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Mount marchers wore black slacks and shoes, and green parade sashes emblazoned with “Mount Saint Mary College.”

The Mount was awarded second place by parade organizers in 2012 for “outstanding performance and participation.”

Mount Saint Mary College, located 60 miles north of New York City, is ranked a Top-Tier Regional University by U.S. News & World Report, and offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs preparing students for careers in healthcare, business, education, social services, communication/media and more.