Join fellow Mount alumni, students, and faculty as we march in
the 252nd New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March
Alfred E. Smith IV, CEO of AE Smith Associates and
great-grandson of the legendary Al Smith, four-time governor of New
York and the 1928 Democratic U.S. presidential nominee, will serve
as this year’s grand marshal.
We will be marching with Sr. Peggy Murphy, MSMC professor of
religious studies, and the Orange County Irish Heritage
In keeping with the Irish Heritage Festival of Orange County
tradition, they have asked us to please wear the following parade
attire: black dress pants, off-white top (sweater, turtleneck,
button up shirt – layers are fine), and black dress shoes or all
black sneakers. No white or multi-color sneakers, festive parade
attire or strollers please.
We will provide you with a green Mount Saint Mary College parade
Seating on the bus from MSMC is limited, and on a first-come,
first-served basis. Limit 5 bus seat reservations per family.
Date: Saturday, March 16th
Continental Breakfast: 9:30 to 10 am
Bus Departure Time: 10 am from Hudson Hall
Bus Fee: $15 (includes transportation and continental
Parade Line-up Time and Location: 3:20 pm at East 48th Street
between 5th & Park Avenue
Enjoy time in the city and watching the parade before we line up
at 3:20 pm!
Bus Return Time: 6 pm
Please make checks payable to Mount Saint Mary College, and mail
Office of Alumni Affairs
Mount Saint Mary College
330 Powell Avenue, Newburgh, NY 12550
For additional information, please call the Alumni Office at
845-569-3286 or email email@example.com.