NY TIMES RELIGION
TO DELIVER FOUNDER’S DAY
THE COLLEGE OF NEW ROCHELLE
ROCHELLE, NY, October 16, 2008 -- On Thursday, October
23, 2008, CNR will host a lecture by noted New
York Times religion columnist Peter Steinfels. Steinfels,
Fordham University’s Center on Religion and Culture, will speak about
and Social Justice Considerations of What’s at Stake in the Upcoming
The lecture will take place at 7:00 p.m. in Romita Auditorium on CNR’s
Campus at 29 Castle Place in New Rochelle
evening lecture is part of CNR’s annual Founder’s Day celebration,
with a morning Mass followed by the Presidential Luncheon for members
entire College Community. During the luncheon, the College will
student from each of the College’s four schools who best embodies the
philosophy of Serviam (I will serve).
Inaugurated by the Ursuline Institute and now continued by the College,
the Serviam Award highlights
volunteer service to family, church, school, community, and society.
Steinfels, a Roman
Catholic, is a journalist and educator best known for his writings on
topics. A native of Chicago, he earned a
bachelor’s degree from Loyola University and a doctorate in European
from Columbia University. Steinfels has authored numerous books,
including The Neoconservatives: The
Men Who Are
Changing America's Politics and A
People Adrift: The Crisis of the Roman Catholic Church in America.
column, "Beliefs," appears in the New
response to Steinfels lecture, on Tuesday, October 28, at 7 p.m., the
will present a Panel Discussion “Further Considerations of What’s at
the Upcoming Election” featuring a distinguished panel of CNR faculty
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The first Catholic
college for women in New York State, The College of New Rochelle was
founded in 1904 by the Ursuline Order. Today, it comprises the
all-women School of Arts & Sciences, and three schools which admit
women and men: the School of New Resources
(for adult learners), the School of Nursing and the Graduate
School. The main campus of the College is located in lower
Westchester County, 16 miles north of New York City. The College
maintains five other campus locations in New York City. Visit the
College’s website at www.cnr.edu.