RIVERDALE, NY — May 7, 2015 — The College of Mount Saint Vincent hosted its annual Scholarship Tribute Dinner at Cipriani Wall Street on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 raising $508,565 toward scholarship funds for talented and deserving students.
This year, the College honored William M. O’Connor, a partner in the New York office of Thompson & Knight LLP, where he serves as co-chair of the Real Estate Capital Markets Practice Group, and Sgt. Cheryl C. Shea, of the New York City Police Department’s Office of the Deputy Commissioner for Training.
Scholarship Tribute Dinner honorees are recognized for their personal, professional, and civic achievements that uphold the College’s mission “to foster an understanding of our common humanity, a commitment to human dignity, and a full appreciation of our obligations to each other.”
About the College of Mount Saint Vincent
Founded in 1847 by the Sisters of Charity, the College of Mount Saint Vincent offers nationally recognized liberal arts education and a select array of professional fields of study on a landmark campus overlooking the Hudson River. Committed to the education of the whole person, and enriched by the unparalleled cultural, educational and career opportunities of New York City, the College equips students with the knowledge, skills and experiences necessary for lives of achievement, professional accomplishment and leadership in the 21st century.
SOURCE: Donna Moriarty, Director for College Relations, and Leah Munch, Associate Director for College Relations