Archived Press ReleaseS

Purchase Offers Expanded Online Arts Management Certificate Program
Released: 6/30/2011
Beginning August 29, the online Arts Management Certificate Program will be expanded to include noncredit certificate options. Details.

Alfred A. Knopf to Publish Book by Professor Stuart Isacoff
Released: 6/23/2011
"A Natural History of the Piano" discusses the evolution of the piano and how its sound gives rise to emotion and individual artistry. Details.

Professor Brooke Singer Participates in Common Pulse Symposium
Released: 6/23/2011
She was one of twelve artists and curators invited to present their experiences in creating work in the context of university research. The symposium examined how media is reshaping culture. Details.

Professor Stuart Isacoff Selected Visiting Fellow at National Humanities Center
Released: 6/23/2011
Professor Isacoff has been invited to be a Visiting Fellow at the prestigious National Humanities Center in North Carolina. While in residence, he will continue his writing and research and will give a public lecture. Details.

Recent Graduate Nir Naaman Performs at Ravinia Music Festival
Released: 6/23/2011
Nir Naaman was invited to join the Jazz program at Ravinia where he performed at the summer festival and studied with talented musicians from around the world. Details.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Provides Grants to the Purchase School of Film and Media Studies
Released: 6/23/2011
Each year the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences encourages an appreciation of motion pictures as a vocation and an art form through its Education & Outreach Programs. Details.

Four From Purchase Receive Chancellor's Awards
Released: 6/22/2011
Patricia Bice, Professor Brooke Singer, Professor James McElwaine, and George Halliday are this year's recipients of Chancellor Awards that recognize superior professional achievement and encourage the ongoing pursuit of excellence. Details.

Purchase Partners With Investigate NY
Released: 6/17/2011
Professor Mary Alice Williams will administer the program on campus. Students will be able to contribute to investigative reporting in the New York Region. Details.

Purchase Mourns Death of Shirley Durst, Friend and Benefactor
Released: 6/16/2011
Shirley Durst was an extraordinary friend and advocate who was a generous supporter of the College's arts and humanities programs for over 20 years. Details.

Purchase Receives Sustainability Award
Released: 6/14/2011
Joseph Tripodi represented Purchase at the Business Council of Westchester's first ever Westchester Green Business Challenge Recognition Event. Details.

Alum Brian MacDevitt Wins Fifth Tony Award for "Book of Mormon"
Released: 6/13/2011
The Purchase alum and former professor won his Tony for Best Lighting Design of a Musical for "The Book of Mormon." Details.

Artist Kate Gilmore Takes "Walk the Line" to London
Released: 6/2/2011
Kate Gilmore introduced "Walk The Line" in New York City last year and now Londoners can experience this art tribute to daily life of professional women June 6-10. Details.

Summer Piano on July 6 Features Jazz Pianist Pete Malinverni
Released: 6/1/2011
Special guest singer Jody Sandhaus joins Pete Malinverni performing Pete's interpretaions of Duke Ellington's music on July 6 at 7 PM in the Music Conservatory Recital Hall. Free admission.

Three From Purchase In "Best of SUNY" Art Exhibition
Released: 5/26/2011
Jennifer Hitchings, Caleb Trimm and Victoria Wrubel are exhibiting in the "Best of SUNY" art show in the New York State Museum in Albany through August 6. Details.

Art + Design Student Wins 2011 American Austrian Foundation Prize for Fine Arts
Released: 5/19/2011
This summer Ms. Saehae Chung of South Korea will be a Fine Arts Fellow at the renowned International Summer Academy of Fine Arts in Salzburg, Austria. Details.

New Passage Gallery Opens, Presents Student Art Work
Released: 5/11/2011
Purchase students have a new professional interdisciplinary media gallery to display thier work to the public. The Passage Gallery is located across from the Performing Arts Center entrance. Details.

Purchase 39th Commencement on May 20-Westchester County Center
Released: 5/11/2011
Artist Alfredo Jaar& educator Evelyn Fox Keller to receive honorary degrees. Actress and comedian Susie Essman & artist and educator Jon Kessler to receive Preident's Award for Distinguished Alumni. Details.

Purchase Receives National Science Foundation Scholarship Grant
Released: 5/11/2011
The nearly $600,000 five-year Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Scholarship grant will provide annual scholarships to freshmen, transfer and continuing students. Details.

Artist & Purchase Alum Rick Briggs Earns 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship
Released: 5/10/2011
Rick Briggs, class of '92 trained as an abstract painter and suddenly stopped for three years to become a house painter. In 2011 he received a Guggenheim Fellowship. Details.

Purchase Alum Stephen Vitiello Receives Guggenheim Fellowship
Released: 5/10/2011
Electronic musician and sound artist Stephen Vitielo, class of '86, was selected for a 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship in fine arts. Details.

Identical Triplets from Orangeburg, NY to Attend Purchase This Fall
Released: 5/4/2011
The Flynn sisters Abigail, Bridget and Theresa are identical triplets and will become members of the Class of 2015. Bridget and Theresa will study Creative Writing. Abby will be in the New Media program. Details.

Purchase Offers Discount Airport Parking Through Park 2 Fly
Released: 5/4/2011
Pasengers to Westchester County Airport can save through this 24/7 discount parking service offered by the Purchase College Association headed by Bill Guerrero. Details.

Student Jenna Josepher Receives Thayer & Patricia Kerr Awards
Released: 5/4/2011
She was one of two students honored by SUNY for exemplary achievement in the arts. Details.

Tony Award Nominations for Three Purchase Alums
Released: 5/4/2011
Actress Edie Falco '86, and lighting designers Brian MacDevitt '80 and Kenneth Posner '87 were nominated for 2011 Tony Awards. Details.

Author David Zierler Discusses the Invention of Ecocide May 6
Released: 5/3/2011
The Purchase History Club & the History Board of Study present a talk by U.S. Department of State Historian David Zierler about the movement to ban herbicidal warfare. Free. May 6 at 2 PM in the Red Room. Details.

Downtown Cabaret at Gallery 151 on April 29 & 30
Released: 4/28/2011
Join the fun. More than 100 dancers, choreographers, musicians, composers, and visual artists perform at this interdisciplinary arts festival. Free. Details.

Mary Alice Williams Provides Royal Wedding Commentary for RNN TV
Released: 4/28/2011
Professor Mary Alice Williams will join Stone Grissom and the reporting team at FIOS 1 News during their live coverage of the royal wedding on April 29 from 5-8 AM at their Westchester studios. Details.

Habitat for Bees Introduced on Green & Clean Day April 29
Released: 4/27/2011
Professors Lisa Jean Moore and Mary Kosut are teaming up with members of the Campus Garden Club to create a native Garden Pollinator plot on campus. Details.

Students Organize "Notes for Japan" Benefit Concert May 1
Released: 4/25/2011
Musicians from the worlds of jazz, pop, & classical music, including Purchase Conservatory of Music faculty members, will perform at the Performing Arts Center on May 1 at 2 PM to raise funds for Japanese Earthquake and Tsumani Relief efforts. Details.

Can Seaweed Farming Help Clean Long Island Sound?
Released: 4/22/2011
A study by Professor George Kraemer will search for answers. Details.

Purchase Jazz Orchestra Plays Blue Note on April 25
Released: 4/22/2011
The Purchase Jazz Orchestra, conducted by Todd Coolman, performs with special musical guest John Abercrombie on guitar at one of New York City's top clubs. Shows at 8 & 10:30 PM. Details.

Purchase Symphonic Winds Celebrates 20th Century America
Released: 4/22/2011
The Symphonic Winds concert on May 4 will feature the music of Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, Philip Glass and Arnold Schoenberg at 7 PM in the Performing Arts Center. Graham Ashton conducts. Details.

Princeton Review Dubs Purchase a Leader in the Green Movement
Released: 4/20/2011
Purchase is one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada according to the" Princeton Review's Guide to 311 Green Colleges" for 2011. Details.

Jan Factor Wins Chancellor Award for Internationalization
Released: 4/19/2011
Dr. Factor's project "Coral Reef Biology & Ecology" in Honduras was selected to provide students with opportunities for study abroad in underrepresented academic disciplines. Details.

Lindsey Klinge Receives National Science Foundation Honorable Mention
Released: 4/19/2011
Ms. Klinge was among 2,064 students who received an honorable mention in the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Details.

Guggenheim Fellowship for Artist & Alum Katherine Bradford
Released: 4/13/2011
She is an MFA graduate, class of '88, who is represented in major art museums. Details.

Port Chester Arts Council Presents College With Arts Advocate Award
Released: 4/13/2011
Purchase was honored for providing thousands of children in Port Chester public schools with affordable access to the arts through visits to the Neuberger Museum and The Performing Arts Center. Details.

Purchase Hosts Dare To Dream Event on April 20
Released: 4/13/2011
Program lifts veil of secrecy for male survivors of sexual abuse. Details.

Purchase Commencement May 20 at Westchester County Center
Released: 4/11/2011
Artist Alfredo Jaar, & Dr. Evelyn Fox Keller, founding member of Purchase faculty in mathematics, natural sciences, women's studies, to receive honorary degrees. Alumni awards to actress & comedian Susie Essman, and artist & educator Jon Kessler. More.

Dr. Barbara B. Dixon Appointed Provost
Released: 4/8/2011
President Schwarz has appointed Dr. Dixon as the new Provost beginning August 1. Details.

Science Symposium Celebrates 30 Years of Original Research
Released: 4/8/2011
Nearly 75 students will make presentations at the largest scientific meeting of its kind on the Purchase College campus on April 30. Public is invited. Details.

Three Purchase Students Receive Chancellor Awards
Released: 4/5/2011
Candice DioGuardi, Biology; Francisco Donoso, Painting and Drawing; Jennifer Urbanowski, New Media; received the awards from SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher. More than 300 students were honored. Details.

Science in Modern World Lecture By David Biello April 12
Released: 4/1/2011
David Biello, Associate Editor of Scientific American will discuss "Beyond Fossil Fuels: How to Solve the Energy Crisis, Stop Climate Change and Rebuild Our Economy," on April 12 in the Performing Arts Center. Free admission. Details.

Purchase Repertory Theatre Presents "Mother Courage and Her Children"
Released: 3/31/2011
Bertolt Brecht's classic is set against the Civil War as a black woman tries to profit form selling goods to both sides to protect her children. April 20-May 1, Performing Arts Center. Details.

Purchase Symphony Includes Guest Artist Julia Lichten April 26
Released: 3/29/2011
Maestro Miichael Adelson will conduct the Purchase Symphony Orchestra at the Performing Arts Center April 26 at 8 PM. Details.

Jewish Studies Hosts Talk by Author Ghita Schwarz on April 11
Released: 3/28/2011
The Jewish Studies Progam will host author Ghita Schwarz for a community-wide discussion on April 11 at 7:30 PM in the Student Services Building. Free admission. Details.

Christopher Robbins' Art for Social Change Class Heads to Whitney Museum
Released: 3/25/2011
Professor Christopher Robbins conducted a Community Action Research Workshop at the Whitney Museum with students from Art+Design. Details.

Vivian Beer Selected for Smithsonian Contemporary Craft Exhibit
Released: 3/25/2011
Windgate Artist in Residence at the School of Art+Design Vivan Beer is one of 40 artists selected for the Smithsonian's "40 under 40: Craft Futures" exhibition. Details.

Purchase Design Technology Senior Participates in Lincoln Center Exhibit
Released: 3/24/2011
Greg Solomon will join 32 graduating students from across the country on March 27 to meet leading theater professionals through the Hemsley Lighting Programs. Details.

Music Students perform in "Cantata Para America Magica"
Released: 3/23/2011


Purchase Dance Company Spring Concert April 29-May 8
Released: 3/22/2011
The performing company of the Conservatory of Dance presents works by Twyla Tharp, Wallie Wolfgruber, Bettijane Sills, and Nelly van Bommel at The Performing Arts Center. Details.

Purchase Jazz Orchestra at Performing Arts Center April 20
Released: 3/21/2011
Grammy Award winner Todd Coolman conducts the Purchase Jazz Orchestra featuring guest artist, trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire at the Performing Arts Center at 7 PM. Details.

Purchase Jazz Performs at Jazz at Lincoln Center April 11
Released: 3/21/2011
Todd Coolman will conduct the Purchase Jazz Orchestra with special guest artist Eric Alexander at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola on April 7 at 7:30 & 9:30 PM. Details.

Purchase Latin Jazz at Performing Arts Center April 21
Released: 3/21/2011
David DeJesus conducts the Purchase Latin Jazz Orchestra in dance music from the Caribbean by Tito Puente, Tito Rodriguez, and Jesus Alemay at 7 PM. Details.

Billups to Play in NABC Reese's Division III All-Star Basketball Game
Released: 3/15/2011
Purchase men's basketball tri-captain Marvin Billups will play in the 2011 NABC Reese's Division III All-Star Game in Salem, VA Mar. 19 as part of the NCAA Division III Men's Championship. Details.

Copyright & Copyleft Conference March 11, 10:30-4:30, Performing Arts Center
Released: 3/10/2011
Purchase faculty and staff organize and participate in conference on latest in technology and intellectual property. Details.

Purchase Science Entrepreneurship Award Recipients Announced
Released: 3/9/2011
President Schwarz announced the selection of two scientists from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Dr. Andrew Murphy & Dr. David M. Valenzuela as this year's winners. Details.

Purchase Opera Presents Carmen and Mamelles de Tiresias Mar. 17-19
Released: 3/4/2011
The award winning Purchase Opera with the Purchase Symphony Orchestra will present two one-act operas on March 17-19 in the Performing Arts Center. Details.

Melissa Leo Wins Oscar for Best Supporting Actress
Released: 2/28/2011
She did it. After years of hard work & perseverance this former Purchase student won for her role as a domineering stage mother in the film "The Fighter." Details.

Purchase Repertory Theatre Presents Three Birds Alighting On A Field
Released: 2/28/2011
David Bassuk directs this witty social comedy by Timberlake Wertenbaker March 8-13 at the Performing Arts Center. Tickets $20. Details.

Kim Christensen to Deliver Mary Edwards Memorial Lecture, Mar.3
Released: 2/25/2011
Dr. Kim Christensen will speak on "He-cession/She-cession: The Financial Crisis and its Impact on American Women." March 3 at 5 PM, Student Services Building. Free Details.

Soul Voices Perform Songs From Civil Rights Movement March 24
Released: 2/25/2011
The 60-voice Soul Voices choir under the direction of Pete Malinverni perform songs that moved people to action in their spring concert, "Oh Freedom!" Performing Arts Center at 7 PM. Details.

Quentin Angus Wins Jazz Ahead Residency at Kennedy Center
Released: 2/22/2011
Conservatory of Music graduate student Quentin Angus, a guitarist from Australia, will be in residence at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC from April 4-17 as part of the Betty Carter Jazz Ahead music program. Details.

Sylva Havrankova to Deliver Paper at DePauw University Honors Conference
Released: 2/21/2011
The Drama Studies student will present a paper on psychoanalytical theory at the prestigious Undergrdaute Honors Conference at DePauw Univ. on April 7-9. It was originally written for Constance Zaytoun's "Theories of Drama & Performance Class." Details.

Carl Safina Gives Science in Modern World Lecture March 8
Released: 2/18/2011
Conservationist Carl Safina will discuss "Caught in the Same Net: the Ocean, The Gulf and Us", Performing Arts Center, at 7 PM. Lecture co-sponsored by New York Academy of Sciences and the School of Natural & Social Sciences. Free. Details.

Joe Skrivanek Tapped for SUNY Team to Expand Bridges Program
Released: 2/18/2011
SUNY Provost David Lavalee has invited Joe Skrivanek, Jeff Scott, and Barry Warren to begin expansion of SUNY's Building Bridges in STEM initiative which involves regional collaborations between two-year and four-year SUNY institutions. Details.

President Schwarz Joins Senator Charles Schumer's Tax-Credit Awareness Initiative
Released: 2/15/2011
President Schwarz joined Sen. Charles Schumer at a campus press conferernce to announce the College's role in an initiative to encourage eligible students and families to take advantage of the Schumer-authored $2,500 college tuition tax credit. Details.

Grammy Awards for Professors Todd Coolman and Silas Brown
Released: 2/14/2011
Todd Coolman & James Moody's widow accepted a Grammy Award for "Best Jazz Instrumental Recording of the Year" for Moody's album "4B." Silas Brown was recording engineer for Verdi's "Requiem" conducted by Riccardo Muti, which won two Grammys. Details.

Karen Kramer Discusses Egyptian Crisis on Area TV & Radio Shows
Released: 2/14/2011
Professor Karen Kramer was interviewed about the political crisis in Egypt on the RNN TV, News 12, and WHUD radio. She also participated in a campus discussion about the crisis with Professors Shameen Abbas and Peter Schwab. Details.

The Autistic Mind, Music, and The Brain Symposium March 22
Released: 2/11/2011
Scholars will present recent research on enhancing cognitive functioning through music as it applies to those on the autistic spectrum. Presented by the School of Natural & Social Sciences and the Conservatory of Music. Click for details.

Two From Jazz Studies Program Receive ASCAP Awards
Released: 2/11/2011
Noah Kellman and Sonia Szajnberg were among 24 recipients of the ASCAP Foundation's Young Jazz Composer Awards. Mr. Kellman, a sophomore, is a pianist and composer. Ms. Szajnberg, a recent graduate, is a vocalist and composer. Details.

Water Crisis in Israel, Purchase Jewish Studies Program Presents Barkan Memorial Lecture Mar. 8
Released: 2/10/2011
The Water Crisis in Israel is the topic of the Roberta Barkan Memorial Lecture on March 8 at 7:30 PM Natural Science Bldg. Presented by the Purchase Jewish Studies Program and co-sponsored by the Jewish National Fund. Free

Purchase Captures 2011 Skyline Women's Swimming Championship
Released: 2/8/2011
Senior Sarah Bopp was named the Skyline Conference's Swimmer of the Year as Purchase earned 118.5 points for its second Skyline Conference Crown in three seasons. Details.

Concerto Competition Winner is Soloist With Purchase Symphony
Released: 2/4/2011
Hugo Souza, winner of the Purchase Symphony Orchestra's Concerto Competition will be guest soloist at the Purchase Symphony Orchestra Concert on February 18 at 8 PM in the Performing Arts Center. Details.

Purchase Writer's Center Presents Aminatta Forna February 8
Released: 2/2/2011
A reading & conversation with Purchase Writers Center Senior Fellow Aminatta Forna about her new book "The Memory of Love" will take place February 8 in the Neuberger Museum Study at 5 PM. Free. Details.

Purchase Student Art Selected for College Art Association Exhibit
Released: 2/1/2011
Works of art by Theresa Daddezio, Alexander Derwick and Phillip Wong will be exhibited from February 11-25 in the College Art Association's Regional BFA Exhibition in NY City. Details.

Melissa Leo Wins Screen Actor's Guild Award for "The Fighter"
Released: 1/31/2011
Former student Melissa Leo won a SAG Award for Outstanding Female Actor in a Supporting Role. This win lifts her prospects for the same prize at the Academy Awards on Feb. 27. Details.

Neuberger Museum Receives Association of Art Critics Award
Released: 1/31/2011
The Neuberger Museum received an award for Best Show in a University Gallery by the International Association of Art Critics-US Section. The award was for the "Tania Bruguera:On Political Imaginary" exhibition. Details.

David Grill is Lighting Director for Super Bowl 2011 on Feb. 6
Released: 1/27/2011
The Black Eyed Peas will perform and David Grill will once again lighting direct the Super Bowl half-time show at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Feb.6. FOX TV will broadcast the game. Details.

Purchase Opera Receives National Opera Associaton Award
Released: 1/26/2011
For a sixth year in a row Purchase Opera has received an annual award from the National Opera Association. The 2010 production of Mozart's "Die Zauberflote" received a second place award at the National Convention in San Antonio, Texas. Details.

Melissa Leo Receives Oscar Nod & Purchase Has Ties to Four Oscar Nominated Films
Released: 1/25/2011
Former student Melissa Leo received a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for her role in The Fighter and Purchase is connected to four other Oscar nominated films. Details.

Purchase Receives Presidential Award
Released: 1/24/2011
The Baccalaureate & Beyond Community College Mentoring Project at Purchase was selected to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring. Details.

Professor Huang Ruo Receives Celebrate Asia Composition Award
Released: 1/19/2011
Pianist and composer Huang Ruo has won the first composition competition held by Celebrate Asia. His entry "The Yellow Earth" was performed by the Seattle Symphony Orchestra. Details.

Purchase Alum Stanley Tucci Hosts "Vine Talk" Show on PBS
Released: 1/19/2011
Stanley Tucci hosts this new talk show with a group of acting pals. Taping is underway for the show which premiers in April.

Alum Dan Deacon to Score Next Francis Ford Coppola Film
Released: 1/18/2011
Purchase alum and experimental composer Dan Deacon will write music for "Twixt Now & Sunrise" a new Francis Ford Coppola film starring Val Kilmer and Elle Fanning to be released next fall. Details.

Professor Du Yun's Commissioned Piece" Mantichora" Premieres
Released: 1/18/2011
Music Professor Du Yun is a member of China's hip, young, pluggged-in generation whose commissioned work Mantichora had its premier by the Berkley Symphony. Click for details.

Todd Coolman & Purchase Jazz Orchestra Play Top Clubs in April
Released: 1/18/2011
The Blue Note, Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola at Lincoln Center, WBGO Next Generation Festival, The Falcoln in Marlboro, NY, Performing Arts Center, and a recording date at Bennett Studios are on the Purchase Jazz Orchestra's schedule this April & May. Details.

Purchase Wins National Opera Association Award for its Original Opera
Released: 1/13/2011
Purchase Opera received first prize for its world premiere production of "Confession" in the National Opera Association's Chamber Opera Composition Competition. Click for details.

Lisa Keller's Book Wins Best Book Prize From Urban History Association
Released: 1/11/2011
Lisa Keller's book "Triumph of Order: Democracy & Public Space in New York and London" was awarded the Urban History Association's Best Book Prize for 2009. Presentation was made at the American Historical Association convention in Boston. Details.

New Filmakers Selects Student Christine Altidor's Film for Screening
Released: 1/11/2011
"Currency" a film by student Christine Altidor was selected by for screening during the New Filmmakers Winter Series on January 12.

Speakers for Science in Modern World Lecture Series Announced
Released: 1/7/2011
Purchase & the New York Academy of Sciences co-sponsor this 2011 series. Chris Mooney, of the The American Prospect on Feb. 8; Carl Safina, Blue Ocean Institute on Mar. 8; and David Biello, Scientific American on Apr.12. Free. Click for details.

Alum Cyrille Aimee Performs at New York Jazz Clubs
Released: 1/6/2011
She has a regular gig at Smalls with fellow Purchase alums Spike Wilmer, Joel Frahm and Anat Cohen, and will appear at Dizzy's Club CocaCola with the Surreal Band. Click for details.

Film Instructor Alex Orlovsky A Producer of the Film Blue Valentine
Released: 1/6/2011
Alex Orlovsky, a Purchase faculty member for five years, and Jamie Patricof and Lynette Howell produced this film starring Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams who were nominated for Golden Globe awards. Click for details.

French Festival at Purchase This Week Mar. 18-20
Released: 1/6/2011
Screenings of the latest French films and discussions with top directors, producers, and actors from France will take place at The Performing Arts Center on March 18-20. Click for details.

Melissa Leo Wins Golden Globe Award for Role in "The Fighter"
Released: 1/6/2011
Former Purchase student Melissa Leo won a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture at the Jan. 16 awards ceremony. Alums Stanley Tucci, Shea Whigham, and Edie Falco appeared in films and shows that were nominated. Details.

Purchase Art Students Show Latest in Digital Media at Pelham Art Center Show
Released: 1/6/2011
School of Art+Design students are featured in "Curious Exploration" a digital media exhibit curated by Chris Kaczmarek for the Pelham Art Center, Feb.4-Apr.2. Click for details.

Purchase Repertory Theatre Presents Durang Durang at Emelin Theatre Feb. 10-13
Released: 1/6/2011
The show is a collection of seven biting, hilarious short plays and skits by Christopher Durang, America's master satirist. The skits poke fun at the pretensions of American Theatre. Click for details.

Stuart Isacoff Concert at Le Poisson Rouge To be Broadcast on NPR
Released: 1/6/2011
Conservatory of Music faculty members Stuart Isacoff & David Ruffels will perform "Clasical -Jazz Connections" on Jan 16 at New York's, Le Poisson Rouge. Radio station WMFT plans to broadcast the performance. Click for details.

Toledo Museum of Art Acquires Major Work by Alum Fred Wilson
Released: 1/6/2011
A conceptual artist with a focus on social justice, Fred Wilson's stunning work, Iago's Mirror, constructed of black Murano glass, has been newly acquired and is displayed in the Toledo Museum's Glass pavilion. Click for details.

Vivian Beer, Metal Furniture Artist is Windgate Artist in Residence in 2011
Released: 1/6/2011
Vivian Beer creates functional objects that blur the line between contemporary design, craft, and sculpture. As a Windgate Scholar she will teach, intermingle with students and create new works at the School of Art+Design. Click for details.

Sculptural Furniture Exhibited in Maass Gallery Jan. 17-Feb.4
Released: 1/3/2011
Works by Yoav Liberman, the Windgate Scholar in Residence at the School of Art+Design will be exhibited in a show called "Interventions", a presentation of pieces he created during his residency at Purchase. Free. Hours are 9-5 Mon.-Fri.

Community Service Students Head to to Austin, Texas During Semester Break
Released: 12/21/2010
Two chaperones from Residence Life and 14 students will work with Out Youth, a Texas youth organization that provides mentoring services and a safe haven where young people can safely and openly explore and affirm their identities. Click for details.

Purchase Students Create Public Art for Village of Port Chester
Released: 12/21/2010
As part of the "Public Art: Making a Proposal" course, Purchase students will transform a railroad bridge in Port Chester into a lively gateway for the town. Click for details.

Concerto Competition Winners Announced
Released: 12/15/2010
Hugo Souza, oboe and Matt Centanni,timpani, were selected as winners of the School of the Arts Conservatory of Music Concerto Competition. They will perform as soliists with the Purchase Symphony Orchestra in 2011. Click for details.

Todd Coolman, Max Darche & Others Perform at James Moody Memorial Service
Released: 12/15/2010
Max Darche will represent the James Moody Scholars at a memorial service for legendary jazz musician James Moody and Professor Todd Coolman, who played with him for 26 years, will also perform in San Diego on Dec. 18. Click for details.

Silas Brown & Todd Coolman Nominated for Grammy Awards
Released: 12/9/2010
Silas Brown a lecturer in studio production has been nominated for four Grammy Awards. Todd Coolman Director of Jazz Studies performs on "Moody 4B" nominated for "Best Jazz Instrumental Recording of the Year." Click for details.

"BraveNew Worlds" Showcases Student Work at 12 MilesNorth
Released: 12/3/2010
Sixty 60 students joined a multi-media art exhibit of music, poetry, visual and performance art called "Brave New Worlds: Ritalin, Robots and Revolution" on Dec.6. Orgnized by Nicole Miler and Eleanor Paynter for writing students. Click for details.

New York Chamber Brass Features Allyson Bellink's World Premiere
Released: 12/2/2010
Fifteen million viewers hear her music on CBS and NBC television and this special commission for the New York Chamber Brass takes place Dec. 6 at 8 PM in the Music Conservatory Recital Hall. Free. Click for details.

Professor Lisa Keller is Executive Editor of Encyclopedia of New York City
Released: 11/30/2010
With 5,000 revisions and 800 new entries, The Encyclopedia of New York City birms with data about the titans and scoundrels who built and passed through America's premier city. Click for details.

Purchase Student Brian Crowley Wins Z100 Jingle Ball Contest
Released: 11/23/2010
Brian Crowley & his brothers have won the Z100 radio "Hometown Hero" contest. They perform at the Z100 Jingle Ball All Access Lounge pre-show concerts on Dec. 10 and walk the red carpet with the headliners at Madison Square Garden. Click for details.

Purchase Alumni & Current Students Design Macy's Christmas Windows
Released: 11/17/2010
The Macy's Christmas Windows in Herald Square (Nov. 18-Jan.3) were designed by Puchase alums from Sparks Group and PRG Scenic Technologies. Click for details.

Purchase Jazz Orchestra Performs Dec. 2 at 7 PM
Released: 11/16/2010
Grammy Winner Todd Coolman conducts the Purchase Jazz Orchestra at the Performing Arts Center. Tickets. Click for details.

Purchase Symphonic Winds Performs December1 at 7 PM
Released: 11/11/2010
Graham Ashton conducts the Purchase Symphonic Winds in works by Gershwin, Strauss, Hindemith and Persichetti at the Performing Arts Center. Peter Reit is solist. Tickets. Click for information.

Soul Voices Present Holiday Concert December 8
Released: 11/10/2010
Pete Malinverni will conduct the 60 member Purchase College Soul Voices in a rousing holiday concert at the Performing Arts Center. Tickets. Click for details.

Nutcracker'10 Lights Up Performing Arts Center
Released: 11/9/2010
Largest production in area stars Ashley Bouder & Jared Angle Principal Dancers New York City Ballet and 200 Conservatory of Dance students and 200 area children. Click for details.

Purchase Latin Jazz Orchestra at Performing Arts Center Dec. 9
Released: 11/9/2010
David DeJesus conducts the Purchase Latin Jazz Orchestra in the music of Tito Puente, Machito and Maurio Bauza and others. Tickets. Click for details.

Purhase Symphony Performs Mozart & Stravinsky on Nov. 19
Released: 11/8/2010
Maestro Michael Adelson conducts the Purchase Symphony Orchestra in Mozart's Symphony no. 41 in C "Jupiter," & Stravinsky's Petrushka ( revised 1947 version), Performing Art Center at 8 PM. Click for details.

Brandenburg All-Stars, Joyous Music for the Holidays Dec. 12
Released: 11/5/2010
New York's finest musicians including Purchase faculty members present four of Bach's best loved and most often performed works. Performing Arts Center Dec. 12 at 3 PM. Click for details.

Purchase Vest Pocket Park Dedicated to John R. Howard
Released: 11/4/2010
Founding Dean of the Social Sciences Division to be honored at dedication ceremony December 7 in Social Sciences Building. Click for details.

Bradley Brookshire an Assistant Conductor at Metropolitan Opera
Released: 11/3/2010
He will assist conductor William Christie on Met production of Mozart's "Cosi Fan Tutte" and serve as assistant conductor and harpsichordist for the Met premiere of "The Enchanted Island" on New Year's Eve of 2011. Click for details.

Purchase Alum Michael Bastinelli Wins MTV Contest
Released: 10/27/2010
His concept to end cyberbullying has been implemented by MTV as its "Draw Your Line" interactive destination. Click for details.

Baseball Great Bernie Williams Collaborates With David Gluck & Bob Thompson on New Book
Released: 10/26/2010
Called "Rhythms of the Game" it is about the link between musical and athletic performance. Professors Bob Thompson and David Gluck are writing a book with Bernie Williams to be published next summer that grew out of a talk at Purchase. Click for details.

Purchase Did it First. Performed "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo"
Released: 10/26/2010
Rajiv Joseph's play "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, soon to star Robin Williams in his Broadway debut, was originally performed ay actors from the Purchase Repertory Theatre in 2006 while the play was in development. Click for details.

Conservatory of Dance Graduates Receive Bessie Awards
Released: 10/25/2010
Kyle Abraham and Kayvon Pourazar, class of 2000, have each received Bessie Awards. The awards are like the Oscars of the dance world and honor exceptional choreography, performance, and other areas of dance and performance. Click for details.

Purchase Freshman Rayhan Islam Attends White House Award Ceremony
Released: 10/25/2010
First Lady Michelle Obama officiated at the Presentation of National Arts & Humanities Youth Program Awards at a White House Ceremony attended by Rayham Islam and Meghan McDermott of the Global Action Project. Click for details.

Friends of Humanities Sponsor Discussion of Tea Party Movement
Released: 10/20/2010
Pulitzer-Prize winning New York Times journalist Kate Zernike discusses her book "Boiling Mad: Inside the Tea Party" on Oct. 27 at 1 PM, Neuberger Museum. Free

Successful Baccalaureate & Beyond Program To Be Replicated
Released: 10/15/2010
Dr. Joseph Skrivanek and Dr. Jeffrey Scott co-chair conference in Albany on Nov. 4 to determine where the program will be expanded within SUNY community colleges and four year institutions. Click for details.

Professor Donna Dennis Inducted into The National Academy
Released: 10/13/2010
Modeled after the Royal Academy of London, the National Academy promotes the fine arts in America through instruction and exhibition. Ms. Dennis and 17 others were honored at ceremonies on Oct. 13. Click for details.

Purchase Men's Basketball Team Plays at Madison Square Garden
Released: 10/13/2010
The Purchase Panthers and Manhattanville Valliants will square off at Madison Square Garden on December 19 at 7 PM. Click for details.

Family Day on October 15 and 16 Offers Wide Array of Events
Released: 10/12/2010
A jazz brunch, reception with the President, art exhibits, sports events, Broadway follies, and Chekhov's "Three Sisters" are among the events planned. Click for details.

Admissions Holds Purchase en Espanol on October 24
Released: 10/7/2010
This expanded information session is for predominantly Spanish speaking parents and prospective students, Sunday, Oct. 24 from 1-4 PM. Call 914-251-6309. Click for details.

Faith Ringgold's Painting Sprung from Rikers Island for Neuberger Exhibit
Released: 10/6/2010
Curator Tracy Fitzpatrick convinced the warden of Rikers Island to approve a loan of artist Faith Ringgold's mural for the Neuberger Museum's exhibit of her 1960's paintings. The mutral had been at Rikers since 1971.

Purchase Has A Hit With Arts Management Program
Released: 10/6/2010
One of the fastest growing programs on the Purchase campus is headed by Kenneth Tabachnick, Dean of the School of the Arts and coordintor Maria Guralnik.

Eric Thornton Receives New York Sociological Association Award
Released: 10/4/2010
Eric Thornton, a recent Purchase graduate, received an outstanding Student Research Paper Award and was invited to present his paper at the 58th annual meeting this October. Click for details.

Professor Carmen Oquendo-Vilar Receives Guggenheim Fellowship
Released: 10/4/2010
She will spend a year in Puerto Rico completing a film in progress and work on a book on Chile's 1973 coup. Click for details.

New Music & Culture Symposium Features Suzanne Farrin & Laura Kaminsky
Released: 10/1/2010
Composers and performers from SUNY campuses gathered for the New Music & Culture Symposium at SUNY Plattsburgh. Chamber works by Suzanne Farrin & Laura Kaminsky were performed. Click for details.

World Premiere of Work by Suzanne Farrin at Seattle Concert
Released: 9/30/2010
A new work for clarinet by Suzanne Farrin, Chair of the Conservatory of Music, had its world premiere at the Town Music concert series at Seattle's Town Hall. Click for details.

Chekhov's "Three Sisters" Opens Purchase Repertory Theatre Season
Released: 9/29/2010
Directed by A. Dean Irby, "Three Sisters" will be performed in the Performing Arts Center October 15-23. Tickets at www.artscenter.org. Click for details.

Season Opening of Purchase Symphony Orchestra Oct. 8 at 8 PM
Released: 9/29/2010
Maestro Michael Adelson conducts the Purchase Symphony Orchestra in a program of music by Wagner, Berlioz, and Huang Ruo. Concert at 8 PM in The Performing Arts Center. Tickets www.artscenter.org.

Professor Zehra Arat Receives Distinguished Scholar Award
Released: 9/27/2010
Presented by the Human Rights Section of the American Political Science Association, the award was presented in Washington, DC. Click for details.

Purchase Receives $378,489 Grant From National Science Foundation
Released: 9/23/2010
Funds provided through the Recovery Act will be used for renovation of biology laboratories in the Natural Sciences Building. Click for details.

Celebrated Scenic Designers Join School of the Arts
Released: 9/21/2010
Scenic designers Santo Loquasto and Karl Eigsti are joining the Conservatory of Theatre Arts as visiting artists within the BFA and MFA Design/Technology programs. Click for details.

Malcolm MacDougall Wins President's Award for Student Public Art on Campus
Released: 9/21/2010
His sculpture "Microscopic Landscape " is on display at the main entrance to the campus and will be seen by 4,000 visitors daily. Click for details.

Purchase Signs Exchange Agreement with Beijing Dance Academy
Released: 9/15/2010
President Schwarz and President Li Xu of Beijing Dance Academy held discussions and signed an agreement for student exchanges. Click for details.

Purchase Students Recreate Gigantic Pat Steir Wall Drawing in Maass Gallery
Released: 9/15/2010
A team of 30 students will spend two weeks recreating artist Pat Steir's famous wall drawing in the Richard & Dolly Maass Gallery. A celebration of the completion takes place September 30 at 5-7 PM. Click for details.

Purchase Repertory Theatre Season 2010-2011
Released: 9/13/2010
Seven plays will be presented in the coming year beginning with "Three Sisters" by Anton Chekhov October 15 to 23. Performances of Durang Durang will take place at the Emelin Theatre February 10-13. Click for details.

New Album by Ted Piltzecker Called "Steppe Forward"
Released: 9/10/2010
Recent Purchase graduates and faculty perform on this joyous and uplifting album. All but one of the selections were composed by leader Ted Piltzecker an Associate Professor at the Purchase Conservatory of Music. Click for details.

Alum Katie Bolding'07 Joins Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Released: 9/7/2010
Katie Bolding will be among the chorus members who portray townspeople, pilgrims and revelers in the Metropolitan Opera's production of Modest Musorgsky's Boris Godunov this October and in March. Click for more.

Students to Create Public Art for Village of Port Chester
Released: 9/2/2010
School of Art + Design, the Village of Port Chester, and MTA, are collaborating on a Public Art project. Students to create site-specific art for display on and around the Metro North railroad trestles in Port Chester. Click for details.

Todd Coolman Performs on Newly Released James Moody CD
Released: 9/2/2010
Coolman, director of the Jazz Studies Program, joins pianist Kenny Barron, and drummer Lewis Nash. The recording is called "Moody 4B" and marks James Moody's 60th anniversary as a recording artist. Click for details.

Anatomy Flashcards Are a Hit With Students and Teachers
Released: 9/1/2010
Dr.Joanne Tillotson's "Anatomy Flash Cards" and "Fetal Coloring Book" are the result of a special collaboration. Click for details.

Consequences of Minority Stress for Same-Sex Relationships in Changing Social Climate
Released: 8/31/2010
David Frost of San Francisco State University discusses his research October 14, Natural Sciences Building, room 1001 at 7 PM. School of Natural and Social Sciences lecture. Free Click for details.

DNA at the Dinner Table: Global Politics of Genetically Modified Food
Released: 8/31/2010
Lisa Weasel, Associate Professor Biology Portland State University gives Natural & Social Sciences Fall Lecture, September 14 at 7 PM, Natural Sciences Building, room 1001. Free. Click for details.

On The Edge of Justice: Gay Rights in the 21st Century
Released: 8/31/2010
John Howard Lecture on Law and Justice, on September 29 at 6 PM, Natural Sciences Building, room 1001. Free. Lecture by John Howard and panel discussion. Click for details.

Pat Steir Exhibition at Richard & Dolly Maass Gallery Sept 30-Nov 19
Released: 8/31/2010
"Self Portrait: An Installation," will be recreated by students led by faculty members Sharon Horvath, Julian Kreimer, and Michael Torlen, according to Steir's insructions under suprvision of Anthony Sansotta. Click for details.

Purchase Introduces School of Film & Media Studies
Released: 8/31/2010
Chaired By Michelle Stewart, the school integrates the production and critique of the media that shape contemporary life. It underscores the convergence of broadcast and entertainment industries via new technologies.

Purchase Welcomes New Faculty
Released: 8/31/2010
Purchase has appointed eight tenure-track faculty members in arts management; cinema studies; dance; media, society and the arts; Latin American history; printmaking; psychology and sculpture and a lecturer in sociology. Click for bios.

Edie Falco wins Emmy for Lead in Comedy Series Nurse Jackie
Released: 8/30/2010
Purchase alum Edie Falco made Hollywood history. She is the third actor and first female performer to win Emmys for both comedy and dramatic series roles--Carmela in the Sporanos and her character on Nurse Jackie.

Annual Jewish Studies Film Festival Sept. 27, Oct. 4 & 11
Released: 8/26/2010
The Berlin Cabaret scene in the 1930's, women struggling to maintain cultural traditions, and romance in a car repair shop are the themes of these highly regarded Jewish films. Screenings 7:30 PM Humanities Theatre. Tickets $8.

Back to School at Purchase for Over 4,100 Students
Released: 8/24/2010
The campus welcomes approximately 716 freshmen, from 27 states and 29 foreign countries, and 491 transfer students.

US Should Expand Travel to Cuba
Released: 8/24/2010
Provost Damian Fernandez co-authors Brookings Institiution policy brief encouraging cultural diplomatic strategy allowing expanded travel to Cuba for American citizens.

Donna Dennis Exhibits Early & Current Work in Chelsea Show
Released: 8/19/2010
A CUE Foundation exhibit, "That is Then, This is Now," curated by Irving Sandler and Robert Storr will present work by Donna Denis and eight other artists. Sept. 9-Oct. 30.

New York Fringe Festival Features Purchase Alumni
Released: 8/19/2010
Purchase alumni from the Glass Bandits Theatre Company made their debut in The Bogeyman Thumbs A-1-A at the Fringe Festival. Writers, director, costumes, lighting, and stage management were all by alumns.

Rosal Colon '08 in John Guare's Play Free Man of Color on Broadway
Released: 8/19/2010
The Purchase alum will be featured in John Guare's epic, Free Man of Color, a world premiere starring Jeffrey Wright at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre. Previews Oct. 21. Opening Nov. 18.

Education Trust Says Purchase Leads in Minority Graduation Rate
Released: 8/18/2010
Purchase is one of 11 higher education institutions spotlighted by the Education Trust for having no disparity in graduation rates between minority students and their white counterparts.

Appraisal Course Offered in New Certificate Program
Released: 8/17/2010
Train to become a professional appraiser of antiques, art, personal property and more. Instructors from the American Society of Appraisers.

Purchase in Princeton Review's Best 373 Colleges, 2011 Edition
Released: 8/3/2010
Purchase is one of the best institutions for undergrad education in the country according to Princeton Review.

Children Invited to Audition for Nutcracker September 11 & 12
Released: 8/2/2010
Auditions for children's roles in Purchase Dance Corps Production of Nutcracker on Sept 11 & 12 for boys and girls ages 5-13.

Film Major Dani Michaeli Writes for Sponge Bob Square Pants
Released: 8/2/2010
Show business beaconed and his cartoony style landed him a job as a writer for Nickelodeon's popular television series Sponge Bob Square Pants.

Home Staging Course Offered in September & October
Released: 8/2/2010
A certificate program for realtors, decorators, builders & new businesses. Intensives offered by School of Liberal Studies and Continuing Education and the organization of Certified Staging Professionals.

Jon Faddis Performs New Year's Eve Concert at Kennedy Center
Released: 8/2/2010
Trumpeter and faculty member Jon Faddis will swing in the New year with Grammy nominated vocalist Nnenna Freelon and his big band on New Year's Eve in Washington, DC. Click for details.

National Science Foundation Grant Supports Biochemistry Curriculum
Released: 8/2/2010
State of art instruments & interactive multimedia modules in chemistry, biology, and biochemistry, enhance sciences for Purchase & area community college students.

New Writers Center at Purchase College
Released: 8/2/2010
Founded by Suzanne Kessler, local author Marilyn Johnson and Louise Yelin, the Center will have an Advisory Board of distinguished writers, and an Executive Committee of Purchase writers and writing program heads.

Purchase Joins Association of Arts Administration Educators
Released: 8/2/2010
Purchase has been granted full membership and is among 17 U.S. undergraduate programs with this distinction, three are based in New York

Alum Carl Safina Receives Guggenheim Fellowship
Released: 7/16/2010
A prominent ecologist, marine conservationist, and president of Blue Ocean Institute, he was among 180 recipients of 2010 Guggenheim Fellowships. His research will focus on nature, environment, and conservation as moral dilemmas.

Jon Faddis Performs at Newport Jazz Festival August 8
Released: 7/15/2010
Faddis will perform with his quartet on the Harbor Stage and will be a special guest with Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra on the Fort Stage.

Senior Rory Freeman Joins MOMIX at Fire Island Dance Festival
Released: 7/14/2010
Dance student is newest member of MOMIX and performed with biggest names in American Dance at Fire Island's top cultural event. Purchase alum Denise Roberts Hurlin co-founded DRA which produced the event.

Wood Sculptures by Yuri Kobayashi at Maass Gallery Aug 16-Sept 10
Released: 7/14/2010
Wingate artist in Residence at School of Art+Design will exhibit her recent work in Richard & Dolly Mass exhbit. Artist reception September 9, 5-7 PM. Free admission.

Death of Israel Hicks Announced
Released: 7/13/2010
Former Dean of Theatre Arts & Film program developed the Acting Program and solidified its reputation as one of the preeminent programs in the country.

Edie Falco Scores Emmy Nomination for Nurse Jackie TV Series
Released: 7/13/2010
Purchase alum Edie Falco and her TV series Nurse Jackie received Emmy Nominations for Best Actress in a Comedy Series and Best Comedy Series. Jimmy Fallon hosts, August 29 on NBC.

Fiske Guide to Colleges Includes Purchase in 2011 Edition
Released: 6/29/2010
Purchase is among 300 colleges included in this indepemndent guide of the best colleges and universities.

STEP Program Assists Underrepresented Students
Released: 6/29/2010
The Science & Technology Entry Program honored ten high school seniors and served 120 students in grades 7-12.

Purchase Film Students in Lake Placid Film Forum June 10-13
Released: 6/8/2010
A Purchase student team with Joel Neville Anderson as advisor will once again take part in the Sleepless in Lake Placid Competition. Students are Caleb Foss, Jonathan Robertson, Darcie Vigiliano and Shane Ferrer-Sheehy.

Baccalaureate & Beyond Summer Programs Train 68 Community College Students
Released: 6/4/2010
Headed by Professor Joseph Skrivanek, the science and humanities programs prepare Community College students for transfers to four-year colleges.

Summer Piano Presents Free Jazz and Classical Music Concerts in July
Released: 6/4/2010
This showcase presents outstanding Conservatory musicians on July 8, 13, 20 at 7:30 PM in the Recial Hall of the Music Building. Pete Malinverni opens the series. Free

Michael Lobel Joins Roy Lichtenstein Board & Receives NEH Summer Stipend
Released: 6/1/2010
As a board member he will encourage support and a broader understanding of Roy Lichtenstein's art. The NEH grant will support work on a new book about artist John Sloan and popular illustration.

Bradley Brookshire Appointed Assistant Conductor at Metropolitan Opera
Released: 5/28/2010
Professor Brookshire will serve as assistant conductor for the Metropolitan Opera's upcoming production of "The Enchanted Island:A Baroque Caprice" conducted by William Christie.

Ken Tabachnick Appointed Dean of the School of the Arts
Released: 5/28/2010
He has extensive experience in multiple facets of the arts as an administrator, lighting designer, consultant, producer, and legal counsel.

Nelly van Bommel Wins Prizes in National Dance Competition
Released: 5/28/2010
She won both the First Jury and Audience prizes in the New American Talent/Dance national choreographic competition organized by Ballet Austin in Texas.

Alum Donald Margulies Has Two Plays on Broadway
Released: 5/27/2010
His "Collected Stories" currently stars Linda Lavin and Sarah Paulson and "Time Stands Still" returns this fall, after a spring run, with Christina Ricci making her Broadway debut.

Purchase to Launch Writers Center in Fall
Released: 5/26/2010
Founded by Deans Suzanne Kessler and Louise Yelin along with author Marilyn Johnson, the Center will appoint writers as Fellows and offer workshops for students.

Ms. Wallie Wolfgruber New Purchase Director of Dance
Released: 5/25/2010
She has had a distinguished teaching, performing and choreographic career with a wealth of experience in the studio, on stage and behind the scenes.

Kate Gilmore's Walk The Walk Enthralls Crowds in Bryant Park
Released: 5/11/2010
Purchase students and Kate Gilmore draw crowds with performance work presentd by the Public Art Fund for the next five days.

Three From Purchase to Receive Chancellor Awards
Released: 5/10/2010
William Guerrero, Anwarul Haque, and Professor Cassandra Hooper will receive Chancellor Awards at the fall Convocation.

Chrys Ingraham & Jerzy Klebieko Receive Student Engagement Awards
Released: 5/7/2010
The awards recognize extraordinary commitment, initiative and dedication in helping the College serve its students.

Opera Student Said Pressley Wins First Amato Opera Competition
Released: 5/6/2010
The Amato prize assists young opera singers in preparation for their careers in this national competition. Senior Said Pressley is off to Julliard next year on a full scholarship for his MM degree.

Senior Justin Prescott Joins Cast of Fela on Broadway
Released: 5/6/2010
Dance major Justin Prescott heads to Broadway where he will perform 8 shows a week in the show Fela.

Tree Planting Celebrates Phase One of Plaza Renovation
Released: 4/29/2010
President plants first trees with officials and students. New Plaza will have 228 shade and flowering trees, shrubs, grasses and sitting areas.

Actor Philip Bosco to be Awarded Honorary Degree
Released: 4/28/2010
President Schwarz will preside at the 38th Commencement ceremony May 14 at 1 PM. Distinguished Alumni Awards will be presented to journalist Michael Powell and Terese Capucilli.

Princeton Review Designates Purchase as Environmentally Responsible
Released: 4/23/2010
Purchase is included in the Princeton Review's Guide to 286 Green Colleges, calling it one of the country's most environmentally responsible colleges.

See 2010 Screenings of Films by Conservatory of Film Students
Released: 4/23/2010
The 2010 films will shown in the Choral Hall of the Music Building April 30 to May 9. Admission free, refreshments.

Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher Unveils New SUNY Strategic Plan at Purchase
Released: 4/21/2010
The SUNY Strategic Plan will be presented to the Westchester area community April 22 at 1 PM in the Performing Arts Center. All are welcome.

Professor Jeffrey Herf Delivers Roberta Barkan Lecture May 6
Released: 4/21/2010
Presented by Jewish Studies Program at 7:30 PM Humaniities Theatre. Toipc is: Nazi Propaganda for the Arab World. Free admission. 914-251-6516

Musical "For The Birds" Debuts April 29,30 & May 1
Released: 4/19/2010
Full length play written and produced by Purchase College students. Tickets at door. Humanities Theatre 8 PM

Hope for Haiti, Gala Benefit Concert and Silent Auction May 2
Released: 4/16/2010
Music and dance by Conservatory students, silent auction of student art. Fund raiser for Haitian relief and rebuilding presented by Project Haiti at Performing Arts Center.

French Film Festival at Purchase April 9-11 at the Performing Arts Center
Released: 4/8/2010
Focus on French Cinema will present 12 newly released films. Directors and actress Sylvie Testud hold Q & A sessions. Tickets 203-629-3644.

Purchase Coach Jeff Charney Named All-Atlantic Region Coach
Released: 4/8/2010
The men'n basketball head coach took Purchase from the basement to a berth in the NCAA Division III tournament in two and a half seasons

Three From Purchase in SUNY Showcase for Research & Academic Work
Released: 4/8/2010
Natasha Salsabili, Lindsay Klinge and Christine Green represented Purchase in SUNY's display of scholarly posters in the Legislative Office Building in Albany.

Hannah Wolfson Receives Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence
Released: 4/7/2010
One of 228 students from 63 SUNY campuses, she excells academically, and in leadership and community service efforts.

Largest Ever Student Research Symposium April 24
Released: 4/7/2010
The 29th Annual Natural & Social Sciences Student Research Symposium includes over 90 senior research presentations. Free. Natural Sciences Building 8:45 AM-1 PM.

Trumpeter Tom Harrell Soloist With Purchase Latin Jazz April 15
Released: 4/1/2010
Harrell has recorded 24 albums as a leader and will perform his original music. Arturo O' Farrill conducts the Latin Jazz Orchestra at 7 PM in the Performing Arts Center.

New York Chamber Brass Performs at Merkin Hall April 26, 8 PM
Released: 3/26/2010
Ensemble-in-Residence at Purchase College headed by Graham Ashton will perform Sir Peter Maxwell Davies' Brass Quintet and Luciano Berio's Call.

Jon Faddis Performs "Porgy & Bess" With Purchase Jazz Orchestra
Released: 3/25/2010
Todd Coolman conducts the April 8 concert at at 7:30 PM, Performing Arts Center. Tickets $20.

Purchase Opera Presents Mozart's "The Magic Flute" Apr. 22-25
Released: 3/25/2010
Jacque Trussel directs and Hugh Murphy conducts Mozart's most loved opera of adventure & romance filled with colorful characters. Performing Arts Center.

Purchase Dance Corps Spring Concert Apr. 24-May 2, Performing Arts Center
Released: 3/23/2010
Presents "Serenade" by George Balanchine, "Company B" by Paul Taylor, original works by Luca Veggetti and Pam Tanowitz, excerpts of "Gelem, gelem" by Nelly van Bommel.

Hear Tangos From Buenos Aires & New Latin Music on March 24
Released: 3/17/2010
Ted Piltzecker presents Purchase faculty members and recent alumni in a concert at the Music Building Recital Hall at 8 PM. Admission is free

Purchase College School of the Arts Gala Raises $1.3 million
Released: 3/17/2010
Nelson A. Rockefeller Medals presented to artist KiKi Smith, choreographer Paul Taylor, musician Paquito D'Rivera, and philanthropists Jane and Donald Cecil. Comedian Susie Essman"77, of HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm" hosted the event.

Soul Voices "Sprang Thang" Concert March 25
Released: 3/16/2010
Pete Malinverni conducts the Soul Voices choir in Spirituals, Freedom songs, Rhythm and Blues, Reggae and Funk.

COIL Program Receives American Council on Education Award
Released: 3/10/2010


Moliere's "Tartuffe" Presented by Purchase Repertory Theatre
Released: 3/9/2010
This satire on human gullibility will be at the Performing Arts Center March 12-21. Call 914-251-6200 for tickets.

Purchase Repertory Theatre Presents "The Miser" by Moliere
Released: 3/9/2010
Moliere's funniest play will be performed March 11-20 at the Performing Arts Center. Call 914-251-6200 for tickets.

China Institute Honors Professor Renqiu Yu
Released: 3/4/2010
The Professor of history and Asian studies was honored for his contributions to Chinese culture at the China Institute's annual Chinese New Year party at Gotham Hall.

Purchase Symphony Performs March 22 at 8 PM
Released: 3/4/2010
Maestro Michael Adelson conducts works by Mendelssohn, Debussy, and Tchaikovsky at the Performing Arts Center.

Albert Baez Joins Jayhawk Collegiate Summer Baseball League
Released: 3/3/2010
Pitcher Albert Baez joins a long list of major leaguers whose first step to the pros began with the Kansas based Jayhawk Collegiate Baseball League.

Kennedy Center Selects Purchase's Nir Naaman for Top Jazz Program
Released: 3/3/2010
International jazz artists under 30, including Purchase graduate student and alto saxophonist Nir Naaman, will participate in the 2010 Betty Carter Jazz Ahead Residency Program at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.

Purchase Repertory Theatre Performs "Mad Forrest" Mar. 2-7
Released: 3/3/2010
"Mad Forest" by Caryl Churchill captures the madness of life in an unstable war torn nation before and after the fall of a dictator. Performing Arts Center. Tickets 914-251-6200.

Daniela Georgieva New Purchase Men & Women's Cross Country Coach
Released: 3/2/2010
The former Olympic runner and bronze medal winner will head the Purchase College Men and Women Cross Country Programs.

Lunafest Festival Features Women Filmmakers Mar. 14, 7-9 PM
Released: 3/2/2010
See award winning films by women at this Women's History Month program in the Humanities Theatre. Free

Men's Basketball Wins The Skyline Championships
Released: 3/1/2010
Purchase men's basketball team defeats Old Westbury. Wins Skyline Championship and first bid to NCAA Division III Basketball Tournament.

Purchase Presents Vagina Monologues March 5,6,7 at Performing Arts Center
Released: 3/1/2010
The all student production is directed by Allison Portney and Denise Kelly. Funds will be donated to (RAINN) Network

April 2010 Campus Events
Released: 2/28/2010
April 2010 Campus Events

Purchase Dance Corps Presents World Premiere Feb. 28 in NYC
Released: 2/24/2010
Presents "Habiki Hana Ma" choreographed by Luca Veggetti for the Purchase Dance Corps at Electronic Music Foundation's "Xenakis & Japan" event.

Dr. Andrew Blight to Receive Purchase Science Entrepreneurship Award
Released: 2/18/2010
Dr. Blight is Chief Scientific Officer of Acorda Theraputics, a biotechnology company. Presentation April 26 at Westchester County Association Congressional Luncheon.

Salvation Army Honors Purchase Music Volunteers
Released: 2/18/2010
Dr. Robert Thompson and nine music students who performed next tp Salvation Army Red Kettles in December received a special thank you.

Purchase Symphony Performs All Sibelius Concert Feb. 19
Released: 2/16/2010
Maestro Michael Adelson conducts concert in the Performing Arts Center at 8 PM.

David Schwarz Project 12 Exhibit Features Danielle Tegeder
Released: 2/9/2010
Artist and Purchase alum Danielle Tegeder introduces new animated drawings. Richard & Dolly Maass Gallery Feb 15-March 26 School of Art + Design

Faculty & Students in Tino Sehgal's Guggenheim Exhibit to Mar 10
Released: 2/9/2010
Professors and students are serving as interpreters for the Guggheim's social interaction exhibit This Progress

Professor Kate Gilmore Exhibits in Whitney Biennial Feb 25-May 30
Released: 2/9/2010
Kate Gilmore was one of 55 artists selected by the Whitney Museum to participate in this showcase of the latest in American Art.

Alum Susie Essman Hosts Purchase School of Arts Gala Mar. 15
Released: 2/5/2010
Honorees for Nelson A. Rockefeller Awards are: artist Kiki Smith, choreographer Paul Taylor, playwright Lynn Nottage, musician Paquito D' Rivera and philanthropists Jane and Donald Cecil.

April 2010 Purchase College Events
Released: 2/5/2010
April 2010 Purchase College Events

Alum Regina Spektor Featured at Tibet House Benefit
Released: 2/4/2010
Concert Director Philip Glass has selected Regina Spektor, Iggy Pop, Patti Smith and others for the Carnegie Hall fundraiser on Feb. 26

Dave Grill Lights Super Bowl
Released: 2/4/2010
Professor David Grill will once again serve as lighting director for the halftime show featuring The Who.

Purchase Jazz Performs Live on WBGO Radio April 20
Released: 2/4/2010
The Purchase Jazz Orchestra will play on the" Next Generation Jams Show" on WBGO radio 88.3 FM, April 20 from 2-3 PM

Purchase Represented at Sundance Film Festival
Released: 2/4/2010
Professor Alex Orlofsky screened his film "Blue Valentine" starring Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams. Alums also participate.

Alum Stanley Tucci Receives Oscar Nod
Released: 2/3/2010
Stanley Tucci has been nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in "The Lovely Bones."

Students Spend Winter Break Clearing Invasive Plants in Florida
Released: 2/3/2010
Natural Science students Jessica Phumacee and Cassie Landrum joined in removing non-native plants from Blowing Rocks Preserve and other public parks in Florida.

Down The Rabbit Hole Exhibition at Purchase Library to August 2010
Released: 2/2/2010
Purchase student Robert Fuerer exhibits 50 paintings and sculptures, a commentary on the global economic crisis.

Christine Lee Makes Art From Recycled Materials
Released: 1/29/2010
Richard & Dolly Maass Gallery exhibition through February 5. Windgate Artist-in-Residence School of Art+Design

Purchase Students Raise Funds for Haiti February 6, Student Center
Released: 1/29/2010
The 13 hour event includes rock bands, a DJ dance party, talent auction, art sales 12:30 PM-1:30 AM

February Campus Events, Films, Lectures, Performances
Released: 1/28/2010
Haiti Benefit, Library and Maas Gallery exhibits, Films, Lectures, Performances

January Campus Events, Films, Lectures, Performances
Released: 1/28/2010
Exhibits in Maass Gallery and Library, Conservatory Performances and Art Lectures

Pete Malinverni Appears on "Jazz Piano" on NPR
Released: 1/21/2010
In celebration of Marian McPartland's 30th anniversary on the show, Pete Malinverni performs on this week's and next week's shows. Check NPR schedule for times and days.

Professor Du Yun Receives Distinguished Award and Commission
Released: 1/21/2010
Internationally acclaimed composer Du Yun has received the Detroit Symphony's Elaine Lebenbom Memorial Award for female composers.

Professor Hal Galper and His Trio Perform at Birdland Feb 23
Released: 1/21/2010
Grammy winning pianist Hal Galper and his trio featuring John Bishop on drums and Jeff Johnson on bass, will play music from their new Origin Records release "E Pluribus Unim" at Birdland on Feburary 23 at 8:30 PM.

Purchase Supports Governor's Public Higher Education Act
Released: 1/20/2010
President Thomas J. Schwarz commend's Governor Paterson for his proposal and urges legislative support.

Taiwanese Piano Duo in Recital Jan. 21, 7:30 PM, Recital Hall
Released: 1/20/2010
Tienni Chen and Joanne Chang perform Debussy, Ravel, and recent works by Asian-American composers. Free.

Alum Donald Margulies To Have Two Plays on Broadway
Released: 1/6/2010
Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Donald Margulies will have two plays "Time Stands Still" and "Collected Stories" on Broadway in the next few months.

Fats and the American Diet, Science in Modern World lecture, April 7
Released: 1/6/2010
Award winning writer Susan Allport gives Science in the Modern World Lecture in collaboration with the New York Academy of Sciences April 6, 7 PM, Performing Arts Center. Admission is free.

From the Crime Scene to the Courtroom, Science in Modern World Lecture, March 9
Released: 1/6/2010
Internationally renowned forensic scientist Lawrence Kobilinskywill discuss "Forensic Science - From the Crime Scene to the Courtroom," March 9 at 7 PM in the Performing Arts Center. Admission is free.

Martin Luther King Jr. Concert Features Soul Voices and Pete Malinverni
Released: 1/6/2010
Jazz, freedom songs, old spirituals by the Soul Voices with Pete Malinverni January 15 at Westchester Reform Temple in Scarsdale.

Soul Voices Present All Arts Celebration of Black History Month Feb. 24
Released: 1/6/2010
The Soul Voices directed by Pete Malinverni will be featured along with performances by students from Dance, Acting, Theatre and Visual Arts Programs. Noon, Recital Hall Music Building. Free

Tim McCann's Feature Films Issued on DVD
Released: 1/6/2010
Two feature films by Tim McCann have been issued on DVD, "The Poker Club" and "Runaway."

Alum Carl Safina Nominated for World's Leading Animal Conservation Award
Released: 1/5/2010
Carl Safina was one of 29 animal conservationists nominated for the $100,000 Indianapolis Prize which will be awarded in the fall of 2010.

Lust, Romance, Attachment: Science in Modern World Lecture Feb. 2
Released: 1/5/2010
Biological anthropoligist Helen Fisher will discuss "The Drive to Love and Who We Choose" on February 2 at 7 PM in the Performing Arts Center. Admission free.

Nelly van Bommel One of Dance Magazine's 25 to Watch
Released: 1/5/2010
The January issue of Dance magazine has selected Nelly van Bommel of the Conservatory of Dance for her choreography and work as an improvisation performer and teacher at Purchase.

Purchase Alums Work on Winter Olympics for Canadian Television
Released: 1/5/2010
When the 2010 Winter Olympics are beamed around the world a group of recent Purchase alums will play a role in broadcast coverage for Canadian Television.

Purchase Initiates Science Entrepreneurship Award
Released: 1/5/2010
An individual scientist employed by a Westchester based company will be honored. The Westchester County Association is a co-sponsor of the award.

Jon Faddis Performs Tribute to Dave Brubeck at Kennedy Center Honors
Released: 12/30/2009
Jon Faddis performed on stage with other jazz musicians at the 32nd annual Kennedy Center Honors as a tribute to jazz great Dave Brubeck.

Grad Student Ross Winter Has "Sherlock Holmes" Connection
Released: 12/22/2009
Violinist Ross Winter taught Robert Downey, Jr. to play the violin in the latest "Sherlock Holmes" film

Two Purchase Alums Receive Golden Globe Nominations
Released: 12/15/2009
Actor Stanley Tucci was nominated for his supporting role in the film "The Lovely Bones" and actress Edie Falco was nominated for her starring role in the television series "Nurse Jackie."

Purchase Rep Performs "Bronx Kiss" at Emelin Theatre Feb. 4-7
Released: 12/14/2009
Benard Cummings directs "Bronx Kiss" a series of romantic, haunting and funny short plays and scenes celebrating John Patrick Shanley author of "Doubt" and screenwriter of "Moonstruck."

Arturo O'Farrill Conducts the Latin Jazz Orchestra Dec. 10
Released: 12/3/2009
Musicians from the Latin Jazz Program perform with Grammy Award winner O'Farrill at The Performing Arts Center

Soul Voices Present Winter Soul-Stice Concert Dec. 9
Released: 11/30/2009
Pete Malinverni conducts Soul Voices in a concert tribute to Michael Jackson plus, soul, funk, gospel and jazz music. 7:30 PM in The Performing Arts Center.

Purchase Jazz at Performing Arts Center Dec. 3
Released: 11/25/2009
Todd Coolman conducts and Christopher Potter is guest soloist on tenor and soprano saxophones.

Holiday Choral Concert Celebrates Bach and Handel Dec. 14
Released: 11/24/2009
Conservatory of Music Chorus and Camerata perform in Purchase Bach Festival co-directed by Bradley Brookshire and David Recca.

Purchase Opera Presents Amahl and the Night Visitors Dec. 9-11
Released: 11/23/2009
Jacque Trussel directs Voice and Opera students in this holiday opera by Giancarlo Menotti. Hugh Murphy conducts students from the Purchase Symphony Orchestra.

Swedish Artist Clay Ketter Exhibits in Richard & Dolly Maass Gallery
Released: 11/20/2009
He is considered one of Sweden's most prominent artists and his work is featured in the David Schwarz Project 11 at the School of Art+Design now through December 18.

Emotion, Music & Brain Symposium Dec. 2 Conservatory of Music
Released: 11/19/2009
First symposium at Purchase on creative connections between music and healing is co-hosted by Music Conservatory and the Institute for Music and Neurologic Function. Speakers include experts in music therapy, neurology and neuroscience.

Purchase Repertory Theatre Performs Two Gentlemen of Verona Dec. 4-12
Released: 11/19/2009
Shakesperare's romantic comedy will be performed in The Performing Arts Center. Directed by Drew Barr, it has many of the story ideas and all of the fun of his later comedies.

Jewish Studies Presents Arab Actor Director Mohammad Bakri Nov. 11
Released: 11/6/2009
The film "Zahara" will be screened followed by a talk with producer Carole Zabar and director Mohammad Bakri at 4:30 PM in Room 1007, Humanities Bldg. Free. Jewish Studies is partnering with Manhattan-based "Other Israel Film Festival."

Nutcracker '09 by the Purchase Dance Corps- Dec. 4,5,6
Released: 11/5/2009
Tchaikovsky's holiday classic features the Purchase Symphony Orchestra, the Purchase Dance Corps, and Pennsylvania Ballet Principal dancers Julie Diana and Zachary Hench.

Purchase Symphony Performs Haydn Nov. 20
Released: 11/3/2009
Concert conducted by maestro Michael Adelson commemorates 200th anniversary of Haydn. Guest artists Ching-Ping Wang, vibraphone, and Phillip Gallo, marimba, winners of Conservatory Concerto Competition.

Purchase Repertory Theatre Presents Jean Genet's The Balcony
Released: 10/29/2009
A. Dean Irby directs Genet's masterpiece Nov. 6-14 in The Performing Arts Center. Genet's work connects sex, the illusion of power, crime, and perversity in an unforgettaable theatrical vision.

Annual Bach Festival Premieres Oct 30
Released: 10/27/2009
A benefit for the Conservatory of Music Scholarship Fund with Laurie Smukler, Julia Lichten, Bradley Brookshire.

What Do We Have in Common With Monkeys?
Released: 10/27/2009
Laurie Santos of Yale discusses the quirks and survival skills we have in common with monkeys. Natural & Social Sciences Fall Lecture series.

Kimberly Gray Discusses Sustainability of American Cities Oct 29
Released: 10/15/2009
As part of the Natural & Social Sciences Lecture Series Kimberly Gray will discuss the requirements for truly renewable energy sources at 7 PM in room 1001 , Natural Schences Building. Admission free.

Conservatory of Dance Partners With Reverb Festival
Released: 10/14/2009
Creative residency with eleven choreographers from New York and abroad yields original works to be performed at Dance Theater Lab on October 16 & 17 at 8 PM. Free

Iris Cahn Speaks at NY State Women & Film Lecture Series Nov. 7
Released: 10/14/2009
Professor Iris Cahn joins Debra Winger, Uma Thurman, Joan Micklin Silver in a lecture series at Mountain Cinema, Hunter NY sponsored by the New York State Council on the Arts. Free

Rocky Horror Picture Show Oct. 30 & 31
Released: 10/14/2009
Its musical mayhem when this all-student production of the cult classic returns to the Performing Arts Center. Box office 914-251-6200.

Sculpture By Malcolm MacDougall Exhibited in Library
Released: 10/14/2009
Bronze and steel sculptures by sophomore MacDougall inspired by reproduction and mutation of cells.

Jon Faddis Orchestra's First Appearance at Blue Note
Released: 10/5/2009
Three Purchase Faculty members and three alums join Jon Faddis for Oct-15-18 performances of the Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra of New York

Purchase Opens Redemption Center at More Store
Released: 10/2/2009
Complete recycling center for glass, plastic, aluminum

Purchase Receives $2.1 million for 24,000 Sq. Ft. Green Roof
Released: 10/2/2009
"We are honored our proposal for a green roof that will decrease water runoff by 33 percent has been recognized under the Governor's Green Innovtion Grant Program, " said President Schwarz.

Stanley Tucci Makes Broadway Directing Debut
Released: 9/30/2009
The Purchase alumnus will direct "Lend Me A Tenor" starring Tony Shalhoub and T. R. Knight.

Jewish Film Festival Oct. 5, 12, 19
Released: 9/24/2009
Three recent films tell of Jewish life with sensitivity, humor, and contemporary points of view. Presented by the Jewish Studies Program. Screenings 7:30 PM, Durst Family Humanities Building.

Professor Ted Piltzecker To Perform at Kennedy Center
Released: 9/24/2009
Ted Piltzecher will play vibraphone at world premiere concert of jazz piece for organ at American Guild of Organists Convention July 7, 2010 in Washington DC.

Purchase Symphony Orchestra Season Begins Oct. 9
Released: 9/23/2009
Maestro Michael Adelson conducts Ives, Brahms, and Bartok at The Performing Arts Center. His first season as the new conductor.

Lilly Ledbetter Discusses Equal Work, Equal Pay for Women, Sept. 30
Released: 9/22/2009
Her Supreme Court Case led to the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. She discusses her case at the Natural and Social Science fourth annual John Howard Lecture on Law and Justice in the Performing Arts Center Sept. 30 at 5 PM.

Purchase Repertory Theatre Presents Lady Windemere's Fan
Released: 9/22/2009
Oscar Wilde's first produced play Oct 13-18 in The Performing Arts Center. Directed by David Bassuk.

Poet Sharon Olds Delivers Royal & Shirley Durst Lecture
Released: 9/14/2009
School of Humaniities presents award winning poet Sharon Olds on Monday, October 19 at 7 PM in The Performing Arts Center. Admission free. Call 914-251-6200 for tickets.

Professor Joseph Ferry's SKA Album Wins Award
Released: 9/8/2009
Joe Ferry's album "55:22" won second place in the SKA category at the Just Plain Folks Music Awards in Nashville.

Joseph Tripodi Appointed Director of Office of Sustainability
Released: 9/3/2009
He will coordinate efforts to develop sustainability as a core value.

Maria Guralnik and Barbara Hauptman Join Art Management Program
Released: 9/3/2009
Guralnik was General Manager of the Van Cliburn Foundation for the last sixteen years. Hauptman was the Executive Director of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers for twelve years.

New York Chamber Brass in Residence at Purchase College
Released: 9/3/2009
Formed by Graham Ashton in 2009, the group featues some of New York's finest brass players. Will offer seminars Sept. 14, 21 and Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26, at 1:30 PM in Recital Hall of Music Bldg. Admission free.

Purchase Faculty Receive Chancellor Awards
Released: 9/2/2009
Five from Purchase receive awards for superior professional achievement

Dr. Louise Yelin Curates Neuberger Museum Exhibition
Released: 8/28/2009
"British Subjects: Identity and Self-Fashioning 1967-2009" will be exhibited September 13-December 13. This collaboration with Professor Tracy Fitzpatrick includes a series of lectures, films , a symposium, and other events.

Back to School at Purchase for Nearly 4000 Students
Released: 8/27/2009
The campus will welcome approximately 750 freshmen and 330 transfer students from 47 states and 28 countries.

Children's Auditions for Nutcracker '09
Released: 8/27/2009
More than 200 area children expected to participate in Nutcracker'09

Professor Todd Coolman Performs on James Moody Album
Released: 8/27/2009
This is the tenth album Todd Coolman has recorded with James Moody

Students Produce and Perform in "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" in Times Square Theatre
Released: 8/27/2009
They produced, performed, and raised their own financing for this student initiated production at the Sage Theater

Professor Arturo O'Farrill Receives Music Commission
Released: 8/26/2009
Arturo O' Farrill and his Latin Jazz Orchestra have received a commission to compose a work of music in honor of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Major Renovation for Purchase Plaza
Released: 8/7/2009
New Landscaping and Infrastructure

Purchase Faculty Participate in Plattsburgh New Music and Culture Symposium AUG. 11-13 at SUNY Palattsburgh NY
Released: 8/7/2009


Alum Stanley Tucci Stars in Julie & Julia
Released: 8/4/2009
Stanley Tucci, Class of ’82, portrays Julia Child’s husband Paul in the newly released film “Julie & Julia” written and directed by Nora Ephron.

Jon Faddis to Perform at Tanglewood Jazz Festival
Released: 8/4/2009
The Tanglewood Jazz Festival will feature Professor Jon Faddis and the Jon Faddis Quartet in Ozawa Hall on September 6

Purchase is Included in Princeton Review's Best 371 Colleges
Released: 8/4/2009
The Princeton Review has once again selected Purchase College for inclusion in its “Best 371 Colleges,” guide for 2010.

Laura Kaminsky of Purchase College Receives Grant to Conduct Music Research in Russia
Released: 7/23/2009


Professor Joel Thome and Artist Harry Doolittle Collaborate on Mandala Concert at Rubin Museum
Released: 7/23/2009


Purchase Alum Donald Margulies' New Play "Time Stands Still" is Headed for Broadway
Released: 7/23/2009


Purchase Included in the 2010 Fisk Guide to Colleges
Released: 7/20/2009


Summer Youth Programs at Purchase College Offer Free Events This Summer
Released: 7/20/2009


Three Purchase Students Win SUNY Scholar Athlete Awards
Released: 7/20/2009


Purchase Men's Volleyball Team Wins NCAA Division III Honors
Released: 7/2/2009


Pete Malinverni at Feinstein's on July 10 and 11
Released: 7/1/2009


Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher Visits Purchase College June 17, 2009
Released: 6/17/2009


Corrugated, a Furniture Exhibition by Brian Gladwell in the Richard & Dolly Maass Gallery, Visual Arts Building, June 19-24
Released: 6/17/2009


Purchase College Students Win Grand Prize and Audience Choice Prize at Lake Placid Film Festival
Released: 6/16/2009


Free Programs at Purchase: Doug Varone and Dancers' Behind the Mind Series in the Dance Theatre Lab
Released: 6/10/2009


Brian MacDevitt Wins Tony Award for “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone”
Released: 6/8/2009


Photography Collections of Gordon Parks and Meserve-Kunhardt Foundation Find New Home at Purchase College
Released: 6/2/2009


PepsiCo Foundation Provides $1 Million to Purchase College to Expand Opportunities for Diverse Students from Community Colleges
Released: 6/1/2009


Purchase Alumnus Mizuo Peck is Sacajawea in “Night in the Museum 2. Battle of the Smithsonian”
Released: 5/29/2009


"Baseball's Greatest Hit" Book Wins SABR-Sporting News Award for Bob Thompson of Purchase College
Released: 5/11/2009


Frederick Wiseman, Filmmaker Dianne McIntyre, Dancer and Interdisciplinary Artist Will Be Awarded Honorary Degrees at Purchase College's 37th Commencement Ceremony
Released: 4/29/2009


WBGO Radio to Feature The Purchase Jazz Endeavor
Released: 4/14/2009


WQXR Radio Features Purchase Students April 15
Released: 4/13/2009


Three Purchase Students Receive Chancellor Awards for Student Excellence
Released: 4/9/2009


Brian MacDevitt Lights “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone” On Broadway Purchase Alumni and Students Join Him
Released: 3/24/2009


Purchase Opera Presents World Premiere of "Confession" and Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi" and "Suor Angelica" April 23, 24, 25, 26 Performing Arts Center
Released: 3/24/2009


Pete Malinverni and The Purchase College Soul Voices Choir, April 9 7:30 PM at the Performing Arts Center
Released: 3/18/2009


Purchase College Presents 28th Annual Natural and Social Sciences Research Symposium April 25
Released: 3/18/2009


Purchase Jazz Orchestra Presents "The Artistry of Randy Brecker" with Grammy Award-Winner Randy Brecker April 2 at the Performing Arts Center
Released: 3/17/2009


Purchase Symphony Orchestra in Concert with Maestro Michael Adelson March 27
Released: 3/17/2009


Matthew Plen Selected to Attend Prestigious NCAA Conference
Released: 3/16/2009


Professor Robert Spahr and Alumna Kristen Galvin of Art+Design Exhibit At AC Gallery in NYC March 19-April 11
Released: 3/16/2009


Lisa Keller to Participate in Museum of the City of New York Panel “The Resilient City: New York Facing Adversity” April 2
Released: 3/4/2009


Lunafest Presents Films By and About Women at Purchase College March 11
Released: 2/27/2009


Marilyn Young Discusses "Vietnam to Afghanistan:Wars in Southeast Asia" April 1 at Purchase College
Released: 2/27/2009


Trevor Corson Discusses "Sexy Lobsters, Succulent Sushi: How We Can Save the Seas with Good Eating!" Purchase College Science in the Modern World Lecture April 7
Released: 2/27/2009


Purchase Professor George Kraemer to Speak at UConn Stamford
Released: 2/24/2009


David Ehrenfeld Discusses “Truth and Fiction in Modern Science” at Purchase College Science in the Modern World Lecture March 3
Released: 2/23/2009


Lisa Keller’s Book “Triumph of Order” Examines Democracy and Public Space in New York and London
Released: 2/23/2009


Purchase Alum Behn Gillece Wins International Jazz Competition
Released: 2/18/2009


ABC News Features Story by Purchase EOP Student Michael Ramirez About Janitor Jaime Jaramillo On Its Web Site
Released: 2/17/2009


Focus on French Cinema 2009 - 5th Anniversary Festival of French Cinema April 3-5.
Released: 2/12/2009


Purchase College Honored for Commitment to Sustainability
Released: 2/12/2009


David Ewing Duncan Discusses "Back To the Future: The DNA of an Experimental Man" March 11 at Purchase College
Released: 2/11/2009


James Moody Headlines "James Moody & Friends" Benefit Concert for Jazz Scholarships At Purchase College March 30
Released: 2/11/2009


Arturo O’Farrill Receives Grammy Award
Released: 2/9/2009


George Kraemer Speaks at the First Bedford Environmental Summit
Released: 2/9/2009


Todd Coolman’s Album is Number Five on the Jazz Album Charts
Released: 2/9/2009


Purchase College Calendar of Events - March 2009
Released: 2/5/2009


The National Teach-In on Global Warming comes to Purchase
Released: 2/3/2009


Purchase College Hosts 8th Annual Westchester-Rockland Science and Humanities Symposium on Feb. 7
Released: 2/2/2009


Economics Student Louis Bankston Awarded National Black MBA Scholarship
Released: 1/30/2009


Purchase Repertory Theatre Presents "All In The Timing" by David Ives at the Emelin Theatre Feb. 27 & 28, Mar. 1
Released: 1/30/2009


Purchase Presents a "Green Careers Panel" February 4
Released: 1/29/2009


Melissa Leo Receives Oscar Nomination for Best Actress Award
Released: 1/23/2009


Film by Purchase Alum Eddie Martinez Features Bronx Children Speaking About Obama Presidency
Released: 1/20/2009


Jorell Williams Performs at Inaugural Event
Released: 1/20/2009


Purchase Alum Nicholas McCarthy Shows At Sundance
Released: 1/20/2009


Esther Asibuo to Sing at African-American Church Inaugural Ball at Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC
Released: 1/16/2009


Placing Avery: Paintings and Prints from the Collection of the Neuberger Museum of Art Exhibited at the UBS Gallery in Manhattan Feb 5- May 1
Released: 1/14/2009


Purchase College School of Natural and Social Sciences Partners with the New York Academy of Sciences and Science & the City to Bring Public Science Events to Westchester County in 2009
Released: 1/9/2009


New York Times Reporter Andrew Revkin To Speak on Global Warming at Purchase College February 3
Released: 1/8/2009


Purchase College Included in Princeton Review's Top 100: Best Value Colleges For 2009
Released: 1/8/2009


Purchase Opera Wins Best Opera Award
Released: 1/8/2009


Purchase Symphony Orchestra in Concert with Maestro Michael Adelson February 20
Released: 1/8/2009


Bassist Todd Coolman Releases Latest CD, "Perfect Strangers"
Released: 12/16/2008


Catherine Ziegler Discusses Global Flower Trade at Purchase College February 23 at 12:30 PM
Released: 12/16/2008


French Film Festival Celebrates Fifth Anniversary at Purchase College April 3-5, 2009
Released: 12/16/2008


Pete Malinverni Performs at Carnegie Hall With Purchase College Soul Voices and Devoe Street Baptist Church Choir February 18, 2009
Released: 12/16/2008


Purchase Jazz Orchestra to Perform at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola February 23, 2009
Released: 12/16/2008


Actress and Former Purchase Student Melissa Leo Wins Gotham Independent Film Award
Released: 12/8/2008


Arturo O'Farrill Receives Grammy Award Nomination for Best Latin Jazz Album
Released: 12/5/2008


Arturo O'Farrill Leads the Latin Jazz Orchestra at the Performing Arts Center Dec. 11
Released: 12/4/2008


Professor Dave Grill Lights Super Bowl 2009
Released: 12/4/2008


Purchase Jazz Orchestra to Perform With Alumni of Woody Herman Orchestra Dec. 4
Released: 12/4/2008


Purchase Scenic Designers and Lighting Teams Work on Broadway Shows
Released: 12/4/2008


Shemeen Abbas Shares Expertise With "Voice of America" Viewers
Released: 12/4/2008


The Brandenburg All-Stars To Play December Shows at Purchase College Performing Arts Center Dec. 13
Released: 11/26/2008


Purchase Jazz Orchestra to Perform with Alumni of the Woody Herman Orchestra December 4
Released: 11/19/2008


Purchase Repertory Theatre's "The Time of Your Life" Reviewed in the Journal News
Released: 11/18/2008


Todd Coolman Performs on James Moody CD
Released: 11/18/2008


Author Joyce Antler to Deliver the Barkan Memorial Lecture December 1
Released: 11/17/2008


Professor Anthony Lemieux Participates in Psychology Day at the United Nations
Released: 11/17/2008


Purchase College Affiliates Award $10,402 in Grants
Released: 11/14/2008


Purchase Opera Presents Amahl and the Night Visitors December 10-12
Released: 11/14/2008


Purchase College Hosts National Portfolio Day November 16
Released: 11/12/2008


Purchase Repertory Theatre Presents New Plays Repertory: Marisol & Book of Days Dec. 9-13
Released: 11/12/2008


Mary C. Marvin, Mayor of Bronxville, Joins College Council of Purchase College
Released: 11/7/2008


Purchase Dance Corps Production of Nutcracker '08 Features New York City Ballet Dancers Ashley Bouder and Jared Angle Dec 5-7
Released: 11/6/2008


Professor Jason Pine Produces Show for Paper Tiger Television
Released: 11/5/2008


Purchase College Faculty to Perform at Symphony Space November 5
Released: 11/5/2008


Yoko Inoue: Projects in Ceramics Exhibired at Purchase Richard & Dolly Maass Gallery, School of Art+Design
Released: 11/5/2008


Visiting Artist Talk With Sculptor Kathy Butterly November 19 at Purchase College
Released: 11/3/2008


Nelly van Bommel’s Latest Work Featured at Wave Rising Festival
Released: 10/31/2008


Purchase Varsity Teams Plant Trees At New Turf Field; One Tree Planted in Memory of Student Virginia Reis
Released: 10/31/2008


November 8 "Open Studios" at Purchase College Display Graduate Students' Art
Released: 10/30/2008


Leonard Stokes Exhibits Collages in Greenwich Library Show
Released: 10/29/2008


President Schwarz of Purchase College Joins 45 University and College Presidents in Coalition for Campus Change
Released: 10/29/2008


Meterologist Alan Robock To Discuss the Climate Consequences of Nuclear Conflict November 11th at Purchase College
Released: 10/28/2008


Purchase College Professor Ted Piltzecker Recieves ASCAP Award
Released: 10/28/2008


Purchase Repertory Theatre Presents William Saroyan's "The Time of Your Life" November 11-15
Released: 10/28/2008


Purchase Symphony Orchestra in Concert with Paul Lustig Dunkel, Guest Conductor
Released: 10/28/2008


Bernie Williams and Professor David Gluck Get in the Zone About Music and Baseball
Released: 10/24/2008


Brian MacDevitt Lights "Doctor Atomic" For The Metropolitan Opera
Released: 10/23/2008


Henry Moore Sculpture Is Purple During Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Released: 10/22/2008


Purchase College Announces New Faculty Members For 2008-2009
Released: 10/22/2008


Purchase College Dance Corps Performs in China and Conservatory Officials Explore New Initiatives With Chinese Universities
Released: 10/17/2008


Jason Cutmore's "Piano Music By Manuel de Falla" at Purchase College October 20th
Released: 10/15/2008


Azazel Jacobs Finds Success With "Momma's Man"
Released: 10/6/2008


Purchase College Repertory Theatre Presents "The Last Days of Judas Iscariot" October 14-19, 2008
Released: 10/2/2008


Purchase College Opens Cross Country Trail
Released: 9/30/2008


Purchase College Receives Full NCAA Division III Membership
Released: 9/30/2008


Verlyn Klinkenborg, Environmentalist and Author, Delivers 2008 Royal and Shirley Durst Lecture October 21, 2008
Released: 9/30/2008


Ex-Inmates Discuss Re-Entering Society: John Howard Lecture at Purchase College October 14, 4:30 PM
Released: 9/25/2008


Purchase and Westchester Community College Presidents Sign Document to Ease Transfers From the Two-Year to the Four-Year Institution
Released: 9/23/2008


Christopher Kaczmarek Exhibits Robotic Art in Ireland
Released: 9/16/2008


Purchase Symphony Orchestra Presents Britten, Rachmaninoff, and Beethoven with Guest Conductor Paul Lustig Dunkel October 10 at 8 PM
Released: 9/16/2008


Fulbright Scholars From Austria, Ecuador, and Russia Attend Purchase College
Released: 9/10/2008


Purchase Unveiled New Turf Field September 5th
Released: 9/4/2008


Former Purchase Student Melissa Leo Stars in Frozen River, Now Playing in Limited Release
Released: 9/2/2008


Purchase Acting Alumnus Malcolm Goodwin Featured in The Longshots, in Theatres Now
Released: 9/2/2008


Children's Open Auditions for Purchase College's Nutcracker ’08 Set for September 6
Released: 8/29/2008


Purchase College Film Student Alex Atkins Receives Prestigious King Family Scholarship
Released: 8/29/2008


Purchase College Hosts Jewish Film Festival September 8, 15, and 22
Released: 8/29/2008


Purchase College Professor David Grill Lights the Republican National Convention
Released: 8/29/2008


Wiley Hausam Named Director of Performing Arts Center
Released: 8/29/2008


Purchase Film Students Receive National Board of Review Grants
Released: 7/8/2008


Purchase College Presents Summerpiano 2008 on July 8
Released: 6/24/2008


Purchase Alum Jay O. Sanders in Shakespeare in the Park
Released: 6/20/2008


Purchase College Hosts Summer Science Research Program for Community College Students
Released: 6/17/2008


Dance Alumna Sidra Bell Presents New Work for Ballet Austin
Released: 6/11/2008


Purchase Art+Design Alumni in Canadian Art Show June 8-Aug. 24
Released: 6/11/2008


Purchase College Receives $100,000 from NYSERDA to Link PepsiCo to Expanded Ride-Sharing Program
Released: 6/11/2008


Purchase College Presents "Summerpiano 2008" June 10, 24 & July 8
Released: 6/2/2008


Julius Novick, Professor Emeritus, Publishes “Beyond the Golden Door”
Released: 5/30/2008


Pete Malinverni’s “Invisible Cities” Quintet at Smalls in NYC June 6 & 7
Released: 5/30/2008


Chinese Education Delegation Visits Purchase College
Released: 5/29/2008


Exhibit Curated by Art+Design Prof. Murray Zimiles Opens at the Fenimore Art Museum
Released: 5/27/2008


Purchase Art+Design Alum Althea Keaton in NYC Art Show Through June 28
Released: 5/27/2008


Purchase College Senior Contributes to a Forum on Global Governance at the United Nations
Released: 5/27/2008


Purchase College Graduate Student Part of Winning Combo in Jazz Competition
Released: 5/21/2008


Purchase Professor and Students to Attend Technos International Week in Japan June 1-14
Released: 5/20/2008


Award-Winning Playwright Tony Kushner Addresses Purchase Graduates at 36th Commencement May 16
Released: 5/19/2008


School of Art+Design and the Furniture Society Present "Seats of New York," June 18-July 19, Maass Gallery
Released: 5/19/2008


Three Purchase College Students Receive SUNY Scholar Athlete Awards
Released: 5/13/2008


Five Purchase College Students in “Best of SUNY Student Art Exhibition” May 4-Sept. 1
Released: 5/12/2008


Four Faculty-Staff Members Receive SUNY Chancellor's Awards
Released: 5/9/2008


Art+Design Professor Greg Lock Featured in “Plugged In” Exhibition May 17-31
Released: 5/6/2008


Purchase Alum and Faculty Member Nelly Van Bommel Receives Rave Reviews for New Choreography
Released: 5/5/2008


Purchase Alum Gregor Asch, aka DJ Olive, Featured in the Whitney Biennial 2008
Released: 5/5/2008


The School of Art+Design Presents the Artists-in-Residence Exhibition May 22-June 12
Released: 4/30/2008


Holocaust Survivor Clara Knopfler to Speak at Purchase College May 1
Released: 4/29/2008


New Media Senior Show: “Evolve, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love New Media” May 10, 12 & 13
Released: 4/29/2008


School of Art+Design Presents the BFA Graduation Exhibition May 10-16
Released: 4/29/2008


Dr. Damian J. Fernandez Appointed Provost of Purchase College Effective August 1, 2008
Released: 4/25/2008


Purchase College Presents Free Music Concerts in May
Released: 4/25/2008


Purchase College Receives $73,455 Grant to Study Terrorism
Released: 4/25/2008


Visiting Artist Lecture with Douglas Ross May 7
Released: 4/25/2008


Duncan Hardy Receives the James Moody Scholarship for 2008 and Performs with Moody
Released: 4/24/2008


Purchase College Receives Grant for ArtsBridge Scholars
Released: 4/24/2008


Peruvian Shaman to Speak at Purchase April 17
Released: 4/17/2008


Purchase College Music Dean Awarded Commission for New Work for Violin and Piano
Released: 4/17/2008


The Purchase College Joe Williams Scholars in Concert April 22
Released: 4/17/2008


A Closer Look at the Sciences at Purchase College
Released: 4/16/2008
A Closer Look at the Sciences at Purchase College - Westchester Business Journal

“Africa and the African Diaspora,” a Free Two-Day Arts and Ideas Festival May 10 & 11 at Symphony Space, NYC
Released: 4/15/2008


Purchase College 36th Commencement May 16
Released: 4/14/2008


Four Purchase College Students Receive SUNY Chancellor’s Awards
Released: 4/9/2008


Purchase College Presents "24 Hours of the Bard," April 25-26
Released: 4/9/2008


Jazz Studies Students are Finalists in Jazz Competition
Released: 4/8/2008


Artemis Chamber Ensemble Presents “Celebrating Women in Music” Concert, April 10
Released: 4/3/2008


Purchase College Affiliates Present “Religious Identities in Political Conflict: The Iraqi and European Experience” A Spotlight on Faculty Lecture, April 23
Released: 4/2/2008


Purchase College Presents a Lecture “Out of Time: Documentary Filmmakers, ‘the Folk,’ the Rural U.S. South 1962-1980,” April 9
Released: 4/2/2008


Purchase Dance Corps Spring Concert 2008 Presents the World Premiere of "Expulsion from Paradise" by Kevin Wynn April 25-May 4
Released: 4/2/2008


Purchase College Presents "Downtown Cabaret" at Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center, NYC, April 10-12
Released: 3/31/2008


Purchase Repertory Theatre Presents "American Blues" by Tennessee Williams April 25-May 3
Released: 3/31/2008


Purchase College Affiliates Announce Their Spring 2008 Grants Awards
Released: 3/27/2008


The School of Art+Design Presents Four Visiting Artist Lectures in April
Released: 3/26/2008


New Media Event Features Performances by "Off the Grid" Artists April 2
Released: 3/25/2008


Purchase College Awarded a $110,687 Grant to Evaluate EHU’s Distance Learning Programs
Released: 3/25/2008


Science in the Modern World Lecture: “Before Farming and Villages: Early Pastoralists of the Sahara,” April 8
Released: 3/25/2008


Alum Chris Wedge’s “Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who” Wins Box Office for Second Straight Weekend
Released: 3/24/2008


Professor Robert Thompson Co-Authors New Book "Baseball’s Greatest Hit"
Released: 3/24/2008


Purchase Alum Langhorne Slim to Appear on “Late Show with David Letterman” on March 26
Released: 3/24/2008


Purchase College Hosts First Classical Fencing Tournament March 29
Released: 3/24/2008


The 27th Annual Natural and Social Sciences Student Research Symposium April 26
Released: 3/21/2008


Purchase College Awarded $200,000 Research Grant to Assist Students with Asperger’s Syndrome
Released: 3/19/2008


Purchase College Presents Free Music Concerts in April
Released: 3/19/2008


New Composition by Music Professor Huang Ruo Receives World Premiere by Albany Symphony Orchestra
Released: 3/17/2008


Purchase College Appoints New Dean of the School of Liberal Studies and Continuing Education
Released: 3/17/2008


School of Art+Design Alumna Marissa Shell Exhibiting in Art Now Fair in New York City
Released: 3/17/2008


Starbucks Opens Store on Purchase College Campus
Released: 3/13/2008


Art+Design Faculty Member Francis Cape in Group Show at Lehman College
Released: 3/12/2008


President Schwarz to Speak at American Council on Education Roundtable March 27
Released: 3/12/2008


School of Art+Design Presents the MFA Thesis Exhibition Series March 31-May 3
Released: 3/12/2008


Jazz Student to Participate in Fred Hersch Workshop at Carnegie Hall
Released: 3/10/2008


Jazz Studies Student Cyrille-Aimée Daudel to Travel to Switzerland to Record Debut CD
Released: 3/10/2008


Purchase College Students Join Hillels of Westchester in New Orleans Service Project During Spring Break March 16-23
Released: 3/10/2008


Art+Design Professor Sharon Horvath in Group Exhibit at List Gallery March 1-30
Released: 3/7/2008


Emerson W. Baker, Author of "The Devil of Great Island" to Speak at Purchase March 26
Released: 3/5/2008


The Purchase Latin Jazz Orchestra Performs the World Premiere of "The Palladium Suite" by Ray Santos March 27
Released: 3/3/2008


The Purchase Jazz Orchestra and the Purchase College Soul Voices Gospel Ensemble in Concert March 13
Released: 2/29/2008


Poetry Reading and Talk Back with Nobel Prize-Winning Poet and Playwright Derek Walcott March 7
Released: 2/28/2008


The Graham Ashton Brass Ensemble Celebrates Elliott Carter at 100, March 10
Released: 2/28/2008


Focus on French Cinema 2008
Released: 2/26/2008


Purchase College Presents a Screening of “A 'Really' Inconvenient Truth,” March 5
Released: 2/26/2008


School of Humanities Presents Danielle Vignes’ "Hang It Out to Dry: Katrina’s Spun Tales," March 11 & 12
Released: 2/26/2008


SYREN Modern Dance and the Purchase Chamber Orchestra in Concert March 12
Released: 2/26/2008


New Media Lecture Features Video Artist Torsten Zenas Burns March 5
Released: 2/25/2008


Purchase College Presents Free Concerts in March
Released: 2/25/2008


School of Art+Design Presents Two Visiting Artist Lectures in March
Released: 2/25/2008


Art+Design Prof. Nancy Bowen Featured in Group Art Show in NYC, Feb. 21-March 29
Released: 2/21/2008


Lecture on “Microbicides to Combat HIV” March 4
Released: 2/21/2008


Prof. Murray Zimiles Wins National Jewish Book Award
Released: 2/21/2008


Neuberger Director Thom Collins Curates Purchase College MFA Exhibition in NYC, March 6-31
Released: 2/19/2008


Purchase College Presents a Series of Drama Studies Productions, Feb. 28-March 29
Released: 2/19/2008


New Media Alum Josh Tonsfeldt in Group Exhibition in NYC
Released: 2/15/2008


Alumnus René Paul de la Varre Publishes Memoir
Released: 2/14/2008


Sara van der Heide Exhibits at De Pont Museum of Contemporary Art, the Netherlands
Released: 2/14/2008


Art+Design Alumnus Tommy Hartung Opens Solo Exhibition in NYC Feb. 14
Released: 2/13/2008


James Moody Headlines "Moody & Friends" Benefit Concert for Jazz Scholarships at Purchase
Released: 2/8/2008


Design/Technology Professor David Grill Lights Up Super Bowl XLII
Released: 2/4/2008


Purchase College Hosts Annual Westchester-Rockland Junior Sciences and Humanities Symposium Feb. 2
Released: 2/1/2008


“Africa and the African Diaspora” Film Festival Feb. 18, 19 & 25
Released: 1/31/2008


Purchase Symphony Orchestra Presents World Premiere of a New Work by Tania León, Guest Conductor Feb. 29
Released: 1/31/2008


Art+Design Alum Adam Niklewicz Featured in New York City Art Exhibit
Released: 1/30/2008


Purchase College Breaks Ground on $1.8 Million Synthetic Turf Field
Released: 1/30/2008


Purchase Alumna Edie Falco Wins Her Third Screen Actors Guild Award
Released: 1/28/2008


Purchase Repertory Theatre Presents "The Odyssey" Feb. 29-March 8
Released: 1/28/2008


Doug Munro Releases New Jazz CD
Released: 1/25/2008


Focus the Nation at Purchase Jan. 31; State and Local Officials to Discuss Global Warming
Released: 1/23/2008


Purchase Filmmakers Screen Movie at Slamdance Film Festival
Released: 1/23/2008


Purchase Opera Students Present Modernized Version of "Cosi Fan Tutte," Feb. 1 & 2
Released: 1/22/2008


The School of Art+Design Presents Two Visiting Artist Lectures in February
Released: 1/17/2008


Latest Book by Professor Lisa Jean Moore Receives "Choice" Award
Released: 1/16/2008


"Liberty Kid," a New Film by Purchase Alumnus Ilya Chaiken Opens to Rave Reviews
Released: 1/15/2008


New Media Lecture by Artist Amy Franceschini, Feb. 13
Released: 1/15/2008


Jewish Studies Lecture, “The Archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls,” Feb. 12
Released: 1/14/2008


Registration Underway for Summer Youth Programs in the Arts
Released: 1/14/2008


A Science in The Modern World Lecture “Preventing Malaria in Uganda,” Feb. 5
Released: 1/7/2008


School of Art+Design Presents “David Schwarz Project 8: Charles LaBelle,” Jan. 23-March 13
Released: 1/7/2008


Purchase Repertory Theatre Presents Anton Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard,” Feb. 8-16
Released: 1/4/2008


Purchase College Represented at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival January 17-27
Released: 12/20/2007


Pictures of School of the Arts Gala
Released: 12/19/2007


Purchase Opera Wins 3rd National Award
Released: 12/19/2007


Purchase College Alumnus Mario Arévalo is a Finalist in the National Opera Association Voice Competition
Released: 12/17/2007


"Mackenzie Brown," a Film by Student Aleks Gezentsvey, to be Screened at NewFilmmakers Series, Jan. 30
Released: 12/14/2007


Jazz Professor Richie Morales Returns from European Tour
Released: 12/14/2007


Purchase Art+Design Student Co-Curates NYC Art Show
Released: 12/14/2007


Purchase Philosophy Professors Participate in Tino Sehgal’s “This Situation”
Released: 12/14/2007


Purchase’s Cary Brown Releases New CD
Released: 12/14/2007


Twelfth Annual Math, Science & Technology Education Conference Jan. 5
Released: 12/14/2007


The School of Art+Design Presents the Spring 2008 Artist-in-Residence Lecture with Fo Wilson, Jan. 24
Released: 12/13/2007


Purchase Students Head to New Orleans for Service Learning Projects During Winter Break
Released: 12/12/2007


Purchase College Continues Extension Sites with Rockland Community College and Westchester Community College – Peekskill; Advising and Registration On Site in January
Released: 12/11/2007


Panthers Win First-Ever Hudson Valley Women’s Athletic Conference Championship; Three Named All-Conference
Released: 12/10/2007


Dance Building Receives Architectural Award
Released: 12/4/2007


School of Art+Design Free Events in December
Released: 11/30/2007


The Billy Joel Graduate String Quartet in Residence, the iO Quartet, Performs Dec. 13
Released: 11/29/2007


Purchase Repertory Theatre Presents “The Laramie Project” and “Intimate Apparel” Dec. 7-15
Released: 11/28/2007


The School of Art+Design Presents "Valhalla," the MFA Graduate Group Exhibition, Dec. 10-Jan. 14
Released: 11/28/2007


The Purchase College Camerata Presents “The Brandenburg Concertos” Dec. 20
Released: 11/27/2007


Conservatory of Dance Presents Student Recitals Dec. 7, 14 & 15
Released: 11/26/2007


Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra Performs Dec. 8
Released: 11/26/2007


New Media Lecture to Explore Transmission Art Dec. 5
Released: 11/26/2007


Purchase College Affiliates Award $10,800 In Grants
Released: 11/26/2007


School of Art+Design Presents a Visiting Artist Lecture by Painter David Humphrey Dec. 12
Released: 11/26/2007


The Purchase Latin Jazz Orchestra Presents "Algo Nuevo y Algo Clasico" Dec. 6
Released: 11/26/2007


The Purchase Symphony Orchestra and the Purchase College Chorus Present a Holiday Concert Dec. 14
Released: 11/26/2007


Print by Prof. Michael Torlen Purchased by Springfield Art Museum
Released: 11/20/2007


Purchase College Gala Raises $1.3 Million for School of the Arts Endowment Fund
Released: 11/16/2007


Purchase College Presents Music and Dance for the Holiday Season
Released: 11/16/2007


Roy R. Neuberger, Founder of the Purchase College Neuberger Museum of Art, Receives the 2007 National Medal of Arts
Released: 11/15/2007


Purchase Opera Presents Giancarlo Menotti’s Holiday Classic "Amahl and the Night Visitors" Dec. 7-9
Released: 11/13/2007


Art+Design Holiday Auction November 13
Released: 11/9/2007


Purchase Alum and Students Use Acting Techniques to Teach Communication Skills to Autism Spectrum Children
Released: 11/7/2007


Purchase Dance Alumni to Perform Nov. 17 in White Plains, N.Y.
Released: 11/7/2007


Voice and Opera Alum Dwayne Croft Stars in Metropolitan Opera’s “La Traviata”
Released: 11/7/2007


Purchase Joins with SUNY in Celebrating 40 Years of the SUNY Educational Opportunity Program
Released: 11/2/2007


Design Technology Alum Bradley Thompson is Technical Supervisor of “Fuerzabruta”
Released: 10/30/2007


Lindsay Randall Named Purchase College Environmental Sustainability Coordinator
Released: 10/30/2007


Music Professor James Koeppel Scored Emmy Nominated Film
Released: 10/30/2007


New York Philharmonic to Give New York Premiere of Huang Ruo’s “Three Pieces for Orchestra” Nov. 8-10
Released: 10/30/2007


Prof. Murray Zimiles Curates “Gilded Lions and Jeweled Horses” at the American Folk Art Museum, Through March 23
Released: 10/30/2007


Professor James Utter Receives Second Honor in a Month
Released: 10/30/2007


Prof. Joe Ferry Releases New Ska CD
Released: 10/29/2007


Purchase College’s Nelly Van Bommel and her NØA DANCE Company to Perform at the Reverb Festival, NYC Nov. 9
Released: 10/29/2007


Chinese Fulbright Scholar to Discuss “Chinese Universities and Their Environmental Concerns” Nov. 7
Released: 10/25/2007


Filmmaker Amina Khan to Discuss the Politics of Gender in Pakistan at Purchase College Nov. 5
Released: 10/25/2007


Purchase Jazz Orchestra in Concert with Special Guests David Hazeltine and Eric Alexander Nov. 29
Released: 10/25/2007


Purchase Symphony Orchestra Presents “Mozart & Mahler” with Paul Lustig Dunkel, Guest Conductor Nov. 16
Released: 10/24/2007


School Of Art+Design Presents Visiting Artist Lectures Nov. 14 & 28
Released: 10/24/2007


Symphony Space Presents the Jazz Spectrum Series Headlined by Jon Faddis Nov. 9, 16 & 30
Released: 10/24/2007


Purchase Dance Corps Presents "Nutcracker '07" Nov. 30-Dec. 2
Released: 10/22/2007


Counterterrorism Expert To Speak At Purchase Nov. 14
Released: 10/19/2007


The Conservatory of Music Presents Free Concerts in November
Released: 10/19/2007


Purchase Rep Presents William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” Nov. 2-10
Released: 10/18/2007


Alum Chris Wedge is Executive Producer of “Horton Hears a Who”
Released: 10/17/2007


Purchase Students Win at New Hampshire Film Festival
Released: 10/17/2007


Art+Design Alum Andrea Cote Presents a Solo Show at Pan American Art Projects, Miami Oct. 13-Nov. 20
Released: 10/16/2007


Film Alums Ilya Chaiken and Austin Chick Create Films Linked to Sept. 11
Released: 10/16/2007


Purchase Design Tech Alums and Faculty Work Together on “Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married?”
Released: 10/16/2007


Art+Design MFA Alumni Exhibit at the Bendheim Gallery in Greenwich, Conn. Oct. 18-Nov. 17
Released: 10/15/2007


Purchase College Participates in “The Big Read”
Released: 10/12/2007


Alum Doug Varone Wins Bessie Award
Released: 10/11/2007


Drama Studies Student Teddy Nicholas Directs “Four” by Christopher Shinn, Oct. 18-20
Released: 10/11/2007


Jazz Studies Freshman Joel Luxenberg Performed at the Monterey Jazz Festival
Released: 10/11/2007


Prof. James Utter Receives 2007 Community Leadership Award
Released: 10/11/2007


Purchase Wide Open Festival
Released: 10/11/2007


Art+Design Prof. Michael Puryear Featured in “Inspired By China” at the Museum of Arts & Design, NYC Through Oct. 28
Released: 10/10/2007


Music Student Jonathan Saraga Wins First Place at International Jazz Competition
Released: 10/10/2007


Nigerian Artist Fatimah Tuggar to Speak Oct. 26
Released: 10/10/2007


“Rocky Horror Purchase Show” Nov. 3
Released: 10/9/2007


Prof. Bradley Brookshire Presents “Bach in the Digital Age” Oct. 15
Released: 10/5/2007


Purchase Hosts Conference on Online International Learning Oct. 19
Released: 10/4/2007


Purchase Repertory Theatre Presents “Celebrity,” Oct. 12-20
Released: 10/2/2007


October 2 Purchase Faculty Recital Cancelled
Released: 10/1/2007


Purchase Students Jump Start Study Habits With Online and Peer Tutoring
Released: 10/1/2007


“The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: How the Arts Have Changed Since 9/11,” a Spotlight on Faculty Lecture Oct. 17
Released: 9/28/2007


Paul Lustig Dunkel Conducts the Purchase Symphony Orchestra Oct. 12
Released: 9/28/2007


Purchase College Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Released: 9/24/2007


The School Of Art+Design Presents Three Visiting Artist Lectures in October
Released: 9/21/2007


Violinist Calvin Wiersma Performs a New Work by Composer Suzanne Farrin in a Faculty Recital Oct. 10
Released: 9/21/2007


Purchase Students Participate in National Program Through Service-Learning and Community Projects
Released: 9/20/2007


The School of Art+Design Presents David Schwarz Project 7: Tobias Putrih, Oct. 8-Dec. 1, Maass Gallery
Released: 9/20/2007


7th Annual Jewish Studies Film Festival October 10, 17 & 24
Released: 9/19/2007


Artist Mariam Ghani Discusses “Kabul: Reconstructions” in a New Media Lecture Oct. 3
Released: 9/18/2007


The Center for the Living City at Purchase College Presents “Jane’s Walk” September 29 & 30
Released: 9/17/2007


Purchase Grads Curate and Exhibit in New York City Art Show Sept 18-Nov. 11
Released: 9/14/2007


Purchase Sophomore James Weissbein Featured in October issue of “CosmoGirl”
Released: 9/14/2007


JAZZ PROFESSOR RAY VEGA RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Released: 9/12/2007


The Conservatory of Music Presents Free Concerts in October
Released: 9/12/2007


Natural and Social Sciences Lecture: “Innocence: The Wrongfully Convicted In America,” Oct. 11
Released: 9/7/2007


Writer Caryl Phillips Reads from his New Book “Foreigners” Oct. 3
Released: 9/5/2007


Gail Collins of “The New York Times” Discusses Her Book on America’s Women Oct. 1
Released: 8/31/2007


Purchase College Included in the Princeton Review’s "Best 366 Colleges" for 2008
Released: 8/31/2007


Purchase College Students Return for Fall 2007 Semester September 3
Released: 8/31/2007


Zipcars Now Available to Purchase College Students
Released: 8/31/2007


Scholar at Risk from the Congo Joins Purchase Faculty
Released: 8/29/2007


Fulbright Scholars from Russia, Turkey, Spain and South America to Attend Purchase College this Fall
Released: 8/27/2007


Incoming Freshman Kathryn Robinson is a College Ambassador for "Seventeen" Magazine
Released: 8/27/2007


Best-Selling Author Mike Sager Speaks at Purchase September 20
Released: 8/22/2007


Purchase College Students Head to Thailand for Research Project
Released: 8/20/2007


Fire Flies Wins 2007 Emergenza International Music Festival & Battle of the Bands
Released: 8/15/2007


Jazz Student Cyrille-Aimee Daudel Wins the 2007 Montreux Jazz Festival Voice Competition
Released: 8/13/2007


Children’s Auditions for "Nutcracker '07" Set for September 8
Released: 8/8/2007


Carol K. Walker Receives DeLavallade Award
Released: 7/13/2007


Art+Design Professor Donna Dennis Creates New York City Installation “Tourist Cabins On Park Avenue”
Released: 7/6/2007


Anne Bradner Appointed Executive Director of the Purchase College Performing Arts Center, Brian McCurdy Continues as Artistic Director
Released: 7/2/2007


Prof. David Grill Lights the Pan Am Games in Rio De Janeiro July 13-29
Released: 6/22/2007


Purchase College Opens Rehabbed, Resurfaced Tennis Courts
Released: 6/22/2007


Four from Purchase College Receive SUNY Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence
Released: 6/19/2007


Four Purchase Students Receive SUNY Chancellor’s Awards
Released: 6/19/2007


Three from Purchase Receive SUNY Chancellor’s Scholar-Athlete Awards
Released: 6/19/2007


Purchase College Hosts Summer Science Research Program for Community College Students
Released: 6/18/2007


Purchase Alumni and Faculty Win 2007 Tony Awards
Released: 6/11/2007


Purchase College President Thomas J. Schwarz Appointed to Governor Spitzer’s Commission on Higher Education
Released: 6/8/2007


Art+Design Student Wins “Best Of Show” in 2007 Best Of SUNY Student Art Show
Released: 6/7/2007


Jazz Professor Jon Faddis Featured in PBS Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald June 6
Released: 6/6/2007


Purchase College Alumni and Faculty Nominated for Tony Awards
Released: 6/6/2007


Art+Design Faculty and Students Featured in Furniture Exhibit
Released: 5/30/2007


Furniture Designer R. Thomas Tedrowe Jr. Exhibits at Maass Gallery Through June 18
Released: 5/29/2007


SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC PRESENTS "SUMMERPIANO 2007"
Released: 5/29/2007


No Waste At Purchase College--Student “Swap Box” Will Recycle, Reuse and Redistribute May 11-17
Released: 5/11/2007


Purchase Students Present Benefit Concert for Virginia Tech May 12
Released: 5/10/2007


Four Purchase College Students Receive SUNY Chancellor’s Awards
Released: 5/1/2007


Purchase College Student Ryan Homsey Honored With Patricia Kerr Ross Award
Released: 5/1/2007


Professor Jacque Trussel Receives SUNY Research Foundation Award
Released: 4/30/2007


Purchase College’s 35th Commencement Ceremony May 18, 2007
Released: 4/30/2007


Robert Thompson Named Director of New Arts Management Program
Released: 4/30/2007


JON FADDIS TO HEADLINE “POPS IS TOPS” CONCERT SERIES MAY 22-24
Released: 4/3/2007


PURCHASE LIBRARY BOOK SALE APRIL 10 & 11
Released: 4/3/2007


PURCHASE COLLEGE SIFE TEAM WINS 3rd PLACE AT REGIONAL COMPETITION
Released: 3/30/2007


FILM BY PURCHASE GRAD PAUL YATES TO BE SCREENED AT TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL
Released: 3/15/2007


POET THOMAS SAYERS ELLIS VISITS PURCHASE MARCH 15
Released: 3/14/2007


SCHOOL OF THE ARTS PRESENTS A DOWNTOWN ARTS FESTIVAL IN NYC
Released: 3/9/2007


KARENNA GORE SCHIFF CANCELS FEB. 28 SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Released: 2/23/2007


CAROL N. SHIFFMAN APPOINTED DEAN, PURCHASE COLLEGE SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, CONSERVATORY OF DANCE
Released: 2/7/2007


SINGER-SONGWRITER REGINA SPEKTOR HEADLINES PURCHASE CONCERT MARCH 28
Released: 2/7/2007


JAZZ LEGEND JAMES MOODY HEADLINES SCHOLARSHIP BENEFIT
Released: 2/2/2007


JAZZ PROFESSOR DOUG MUNRO PERFORMS IN BERMUDA WITH MELBA MOORE
Released: 1/30/2007


SCHOOL OF ART+DESIGN PRESENTS DAVID SCHWARZ PROJECT 6: "INFOBABBLE"
Released: 1/19/2007


CENTER FOR THE LIVING CITY AT PURCHASE COLLEGE NAMES FIRST JACOBS FELLOW
Released: 12/22/2006


PURCHASE COLLEGE RECEIVES $80,000 GRANT FROM THE NEW YORK STATE MUSIC FUND
Released: 12/22/2006


PURCHASE COLLEGE STUDENTS TO PERFORM AT GOVERNOR’S INAUGURATION JAN. 1
Released: 12/22/2006


RUNNING SCULPTURE BY STUDENT ANDREW FENNELL ADDED TO PURCHASE OUTDOOR SCULPTURE COLLECTION
Released: 12/22/2006


FOCUS ON FRENCH CINEMA RETURNS TO PURCHASE MARCH 30-APRIL 1, 2007
Released: 12/13/2006


PROFESSOR KAREN KRAMER DISCUSSED POLITICAL IDENTITY IN IRAQ AT RECENT COLLOQUIUM IN NYC
Released: 12/13/2006


FRESHMAN JESSICA DOMES NAMED ECAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK FOR NOV.27-DEC. 3
Released: 12/8/2006


PROFESSOR JOANNE TILLOTSON ELECTED ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF SIGMA XI
Released: 12/8/2006


PROFESSOR JON FADDIS HONORED BY ALLIANCE OF NEW YORK STATE ARTS ORGANIZATIONS
Released: 12/8/2006


PURCHASE STUDENTS TO ASSIST WITH DISASTER RELIEF AND ENVIRONMENTAL PRESERVATION DURING WINTER BREAK ’07
Released: 12/6/2006


ARTIST RICHARD KLEIN TO SPEAK AT PURCHASE DEC. 12
Released: 12/4/2006


BILLY JOEL GRADUATE STRING QUARTET IN RESIDENCE, THE iO QUARTET, DEBUTS AT PURCHASE COLLEGE DEC. 13
Released: 12/4/2006


GRAPHIC DESIGNER AND ALUMNUS BARBARA GLAUBER TO SPEAK AT PURCHASE DEC. 6
Released: 12/4/2006


PROFESSOR JOE FERRY AND BIG SKA HEADLINE “SKANUKKAH” DEC. 6
Released: 12/4/2006


PURCHASE COLLEGE EXHIBITS WORK OF WOODWORKER FRANCIS CAPE DEC. 4-JAN. 7 AT THE MAASS GALLERY
Released: 12/4/2006


PURCHASE COLLEGE VOTED ONE OF THE MOST VEGETARIAN-FRIENDLY UNIVERSITIES IN THE U.S.
Released: 12/4/2006


PURCHASE LATIN JAZZ ORCHESTRA PRESENTS "TWO-TIMING!" DEC. 6
Released: 12/4/2006


PURCHASE OPERA PRESENTS "AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS," DEC. 6-10
Released: 12/4/2006


PURCHASE REPERTORY THEATRE PRESENTS "BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO" & "BY THE BOG OF CATS" DEC. 1-9
Released: 12/4/2006


SCHOOL OF ART+DESIGN PRESENTS "4’S A CROWD," DEC. 5-9
Released: 12/4/2006


SUZAN-LORI PARKS’ "365 DAYS/365 PLAYS" COMES TO PURCHASE COLLEGE DEC. 7
Released: 12/4/2006


THE CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC PRESENTS "MUSIC FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON," DEC. 14
Released: 12/4/2006


AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY "GOD’S OPEN HAND" TO BE SCREENED AT PURCHASE COLLEGE NOV. 29
Released: 11/15/2006


“ADOPTED” DANCERS FEATURED IN "NUTCRACKER ’06," PRESENTED BY THE PURCHASE DANCE CORPS DEC. 1-3
Released: 11/7/2006


CONCERT TO FEATURE WORKS BY PURCHASE COLLEGE FACULTY COMPOSERS NOV. 16
Released: 11/7/2006


INDIAN CLASSICAL MUSIC SERIES PRESENTS VOCALIST SANGHAMITRA CHATTERJEE AND SITARIST KINNAR KUMAR SEEN NOV. 17
Released: 11/7/2006


PURCHASE COLLEGE DRAMA STUDIES PROGRAM PRESENTS "GRAY’S ANATOMY" BY SPALDING GRAY, NOV. 16-18
Released: 11/7/2006


PURCHAZE JAZZ ORCHESTRA IN CONCERT WITH GUEST ARTIST BOB MINTZER NOV. 27
Released: 11/7/2006


VISUAL ARTS PROFESSOR LIZ PHILLIPS FEATURED IN NEW EXHIBITION WITH A LIVE PERFORMANCE NOVEMBER 9-11
Released: 11/7/2006


"THE NEXT WAVE OF CONTEMPORARY ART" IS AT PURCHASE OCT. 23-NOV. 10
Released: 10/27/2006


ASIAN STUDIES LECTURE TO ADDRESS “HIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT AND REFORM IN CHINA” NOVEMBER 8
Released: 10/27/2006


CAROL WALKER, DEAN OF THE CONSERVATORY OF DANCE,JOINS THE INTERNATIONAL DANCE COUNCIL
Released: 10/27/2006


COMPOSER LAURA KAMINSKY, DEAN OF THE CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC, TO SHARE HER RECENT WORK BOTH HERE AND ABROAD
Released: 10/27/2006


CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC PRESENTS FREE CONCERTS IN NOVEMBER
Released: 10/27/2006


NATURAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES FALL LECTURE SERIES PRESENTS “THE PROBLEM OF SUICIDE TERRORISM” NOVEMBER 1
Released: 10/27/2006


NEW MEDIA FALL LECTURE SERIES PRESENTS INTERDISCIPLINARY ARTIST DUO LOVID NOVEMBER 1
Released: 10/27/2006


PROFESSOR DANA-AIN DAVIS PUBLISHES NEW BOOK "BATTERED BLACK WOMEN AND WELFARE REFORM"
Released: 10/27/2006


PURCHASE COLLEGE CONSERVATORY OF DANCE PRESENTS "NUTCRACKER '06" DEC. 1-3
Released: 10/27/2006


PURCHASE COLLEGE HOSTS 4th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSORTIUM OF HUDSON VALLEY COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES NOVEMBER 16 & 17
Released: 10/27/2006


PURCHASE COLLEGE RECEIVES SCHOLARSHIP GRANT FROM ENTERGY CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
Released: 10/27/2006


PURCHASE REPERTORY THEATRE PRESENTS THE AWARD-WINNING MUSICAL "JAMES JOYCE'S THE DEAD," OCT. 27-NOV. 4
Released: 10/27/2006


PURCHASE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IN CONCERT OCT. 27
Released: 10/27/2006


SCHOOL OF ART+DESIGN PRESENTS FOUR VISITING ARTIST LECTURES IN NOVEMBER
Released: 10/27/2006


ALUMNI AND PROFESSIONALS VISIT PURCHASE COLLEGE FOR FALL CAREER WEEK OCTOBER 23-26
Released: 10/13/2006


PURCHASE COLLEGE AFFILIATES PRESENT A SPOTLIGHT ON FACULTY LECTURE “WHAT KIND OF AMERICA DO WE WANT?” OCT. 18
Released: 10/11/2006


PURCHASE REPERTORY THEATRE PRESENTS A NEW WORK "SUDDENLY THE SKY TURNED BLOOD RED," OCT. 6-14
Released: 10/6/2006


SCHOOL OF ART+DESIGN PRESENTS THREE VISITING ARTIST LECTURES IN OCTOBER
Released: 10/2/2006


SPIN DOCTORS FRONTMAN CHRIS BARRON TO GIVE FREE ACOUSTIC CONCERT AT PURCHASE
Released: 10/2/2006


PROFESSOR MURRAY ZIMILES’ "THE BOOK OF FIRE" OPENS AT HOLOCAUST MUSEUM HOUSTON ON OCTOBER 6
Released: 9/29/2006


B3+ PRESENTS “NEW MUSIC FOR BRASS TRIO” IN FREE CONCERT OCTOBER 5
Released: 9/27/2006


NEW MEDIA FALL LECTURE SERIES PRESENTS VIDEO AND PERFORMANCE ARTIST CARRIE DASHOW OCT. 4
Released: 9/27/2006


PRINCETON CHEMIST ALISON WILLIAMS TO DISCUSS HER CAREER AT OCT. 11 LECTURE
Released: 9/27/2006


PURCHASE COLLEGE PREMIERES NEW INDIAN CLASSICAL MUSIC SERIES OCT. 6
Released: 9/25/2006


GLOBAL BLACK STUDIES PROGRAM PRESENTS THE 2ND ANNUAL MEET THE FACULTY RECEPTION SEPT. 26
Released: 9/22/2006


GRAND OPENING OF SUNY CENTER FOR COLLABORATIVE ONLINE INTERNATIONAL LEARNING AT PURCHASE COLLEGE SEPT. 27
Released: 9/22/2006


PURCHASE COLLEGE & THE NEUBERGER MUSEUM OF ART PRESENT A MULTIMEDIA THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE OF "CROSSING THE BLVD," SEPT. 28
Released: 9/18/2006


WESTCHESTER COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY JANET DiFIORE TO SPEAK AT PURCHASE OCT. 4
Released: 9/15/2006


ANNUAL JEWISH STUDIES FALL FILM FESTIVAL TO FOCUS ON “CROSSING BORDERS”
Released: 9/8/2006


CHILDREN'S AUDITIONS FOR PURCHASE COLLEGE'S "NUTCRACKER ‘O6" SET FOR SEPTEMBER 9
Released: 9/6/2006


NEW MEDIA FALL LECTURE SERIES OPENS WITH ELECTRONIC ARTIST RAFAEL LOZANO-HEMMER
Released: 8/30/2006


PROFESSOR JON ESSER CONDUCTS “GREEN” FURNITURE WORKSHOP IN MEXICO
Released: 8/30/2006


PURCHASE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IN CONCERT SEPT. 29
Released: 8/28/2006


NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST HOWARD EHRLICHMAN TO SPEAK AT PURCHASE SEPT. 19
Released: 8/25/2006


PERCUSSIONIST DOMINIC DONATO IN CONCERT SEPT. 25
Released: 8/25/2006


PROFESSOR ANTHONY F. LEMIEUX AWARDED FELLOWSHIP TO STUDY TERRORISM
Released: 8/25/2006


PURCHASE COLLEGE RECEIVES $5,000 FROM THE GINSBURG COMMUNITY FUND
Released: 8/21/2006


THE WORK OF ARTIST JEAN BLACKBURN ON VIEW IN THE MAASS GALLERY SEPT. 5-OCT. 13
Released: 8/21/2006


COLLEGE CAREER CENTERS OFFER MORE THAN JOB PLACEMENT
Released: 7/28/2006


WAYNE McGRATH APPOINTED DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
Released: 7/28/2006


PURCHASE PROFESSOR RON THAL TOURS WITH GUNS N' ROSES
Released: 7/26/2006


ROYAL AND SHIRLEY DURST CHAIR FALL LECTURES, READINGS BY ART SPIEGELMAN, MARJANE SATRAPI AND TONY KUSHNER
Released: 7/26/2006


JOURNALISM PROGRAM HOSTS "NEW YORK TIMES" AND "ESQUIRE" JOURNALISTS AS VISITING FACULTY FOR FALL 2006
Released: 7/21/2006


BRIAN McCURDY IS THE NEW DIRECTOR OF THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
Released: 6/21/2006


NYU STERN SCHOOL’S PART-TIME MBA PROGRAM EXPANDS TO WESTCHESTER WITH NEW SITE AT PURCHASE COLLEGE
Released: 6/21/2006


DENNIS CRAIG APPOINTED VICE PRESIDENT FOR ADMISSIONS/ASSOCIATE PROVOST FOR ENROLLMENT
Released: 6/19/2006


HERSEY EGGINTON NEW DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT FOR MAJOR AND PLANNED GIFTS
Released: 6/19/2006


JAZZ GREAT JON FADDIS RELEASES NEW ALBUM, "TERANGA," TO CRITICAL ACCLAIM
Released: 6/14/2006


DAVID GALLO WINS TONY AWARD
Released: 6/12/2006


CON EDISON AWARDS GRANT FOR PURCHASE COLLEGE'S 25TH ANNUAL NATURAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES STUDENT SYMPOSIUM
Released: 6/7/2006


HSBC BANK AWARDS GRANT TO PURCHASE COLLEGE BRIDGES TO BACCALAUREAUTE SCHOLARS
Released: 6/7/2006


LOCAL BUSINESSES DONATE TO PURCHASE COLLEGE FACULTY/STAFF ANNUAL FUND DRIVE
Released: 6/5/2006


MUSIC STUDENT ROBERT AVEY WINS THE THEODORE PRESSER AWARD AND THE YAMAHA YOUNG PERFORMING ARTISTS COMPETITION
Released: 6/2/2006


PURCHASE COLLEGE OFFERS SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAMS IN THE ARTS
Released: 5/31/2006


PURCHASE COLLEGE OFFERS FATHER/SON BASKETBALL CAMP JUNE 16-18, 2006
Released: 5/26/2006


PURCHASE COLLEGE OFFERS FATHER/SON BASKETBALL CAMP JUNE 16-18, 2006
Released: 5/26/2006


PURCHASE DANCE CORPS PERFORMS IN HONG KONG PURCHASE DANCE CORPS PERFORMS IN HONG KONG
Released: 5/26/2006


FOUR FROM PURCHASE COLLEGE RECEIVE 2006 SUNY CHANCELLOR'S AWARDS
Released: 5/24/2006


PURCHASE COLLEGE STUDENTS AND FACULTY PRESENT RESEARCH AT ASSOCIATION FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE CONVENTION IN NEW YORK CITY, MAY 25-28
Released: 5/24/2006


DOUG VARONE AND DANCERS & PURCHASE COLLEGE CONSERVATORY OF DANCE ANNOUNCE FREE COMMUNITY EVENTS
Released: 5/22/2006


PURCHASE COLLEGE'S 34TH COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY MAY 19, 2006, HONORARY DEGREES TO BE AWARDED TO ALLAN E. GOODMAN & CARMEN DE LAVALLADE
Released: 5/19/2006


"ACTORS SHOWCASE" AND "EVENING OF FILM" PRESENT THE BEST OF PURCHASE COLLEGE MAY 22-24, 2006, AT EDGEMAR CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Released: 5/17/2006


"ACTORS SHOWCASE" AND "EVENING OF FILM" PRESENT THE BEST OF PURCHASE COLLEGE MAY 22-24, 2006, AT EDGEMAR CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Released: 5/17/2006


GRADUATE STUDENTS PRESENT" LUMPY, BUMPY & PINK," AN ART EXHIBIT AT CHASHAMA IN NEW YORK CITY, JUNE 2-28
Released: 5/17/2006


PURCHASE STUDENT ACCEPTED INTO NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION SUMMER RESEARCH METHODS PROGRAM
Released: 5/17/2006


TITLE IX SYMPOSIUM HELD AT PURCHASE COLLEGE MAY 1, 2006
Released: 5/12/2006


STUDENTS FROM THE SCHOOL OF ARTS RECEIVE THAYER AND ROSS AWARDS
Released: 5/11/2006


LYNN MAHONEY NAMED PURCHASE COLLEGE'S FIRST ASSOCIATE PROVOST FOR INTEGRATIVE LEARNING/VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS
Released: 5/10/2006


PURCHASE SYMPHONY POPS IN CONCERT "MUSIC FROM THE MOVIES AND BROADWAY," MAY 12
Released: 5/5/2006


PROFESSORS TODD COOLMAN AND PETER W.R. CORFIELD RECEIVE RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
Released: 5/3/2006


THE CENTER FOR THE LIVING CITY AT PURCHASE COLLEGE ANNOUNCES FIRST PROJECT: POST-KATRINA NEW ORLEANS PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION AT THE MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK THROUGH JUNE 13, 2006
Released: 5/1/2006


FOUR PURCHASE COLLEGE STUDENTS FEATURED IN BEST OF SUNY STUDENT ART EXHIBITION MAY 13-AUGUST 6,NEW YORK STATE MUSEUM, ALBANY, NY
Released: 4/28/2006


THE SCHOOL OF THE ARTS at PURCHASE COLLEGE PRESENTS "THE ARTSBRIDGE SHOWCASE," , MAY 3, 2006
Released: 4/28/2006


THE SCHOOL OF THE ARTS at PURCHASE COLLEGE PRESENTS "THE ARTSBRIDGE SHOWCASE," , MAY 3, 2006
Released: 4/28/2006


PURCHASE DEDICATES NEW STUDY LOUNGE TO HONOR STUDENT SPEC. ANTHONY N. KALLADEEN KILLED IN IRAQ WAR
Released: 4/26/2006


GEORGE KRAEMER ORGANIZES ENVIRONMENT DAY FOR NYC HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
Released: 4/24/2006


PURCHASE COLLEGE PRESIDENT THOMAS J. SCHWARZ ATTENDS SUNY DAY IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
Released: 4/21/2006


FIVE PURCHASE COLLEGE STUDENTS RECEIVE CHANCELLOR'S SCHOLAR ATHLETE AWARDS
Released: 4/19/2006


AWARD-WINNING TROMBONIST AND COMPOSER JIM PUGH HEADLINES FACULTY RECITAL CONCERT APRIL 27, 2006
Released: 4/17/2006


POETRY SOCIETY OF AMERICA’S PRIZE-WINNING POET CECILY PARKS TO READ AT PURCHASE COLLEGE APRIL 25, 2006
Released: 4/11/2006


PURCHASE REPERTORY THEATRE PRESENTS "DARK OF THE MOON," APRIL 28-MAY 6
Released: 4/11/2006


CAROL WALKER RECEIVEs WESTCHESTER ARTS COUNCIL'S MOST PRESTIGIOUS AWARD
Released: 4/10/2006


SUNY CHANCELLOR JOHN R. RYAN HONORS STUDENT EXCELLENCE: FOUR FROM PURCHASE COLLEGE RECEIVE AWARDS
Released: 4/10/2006


SCHOOL OF LIBERAL STUDIES OPENS EXTENSION SITE AT WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE, PEEKSKILL
Released: 4/4/2006


PURCHASE COLLEGE STUDENTS SPEND SPRING BREAK HELPING OUT IN NEW ORLEANS AND PHILADELPHIA
Released: 3/29/2006


PURCHASE LATIN JAZZ ORCHESTRA IN CONCERTWITH SPECIAL GUEST JOVINO SANTOS NETO APRIL 5, 2006
Released: 3/27/2006


PURCHASE DANCE CORPS SPRING CONCERT: MODERN DANCE WORLD PREMIERE AND THE FAMOUS RUSSIAN BALLET "LES NOCES," APRIL 21-30, 2006
Released: 3/22/2006


PURCHASE ALUMS LIGHT THE OLYMPICS IN TORINO
Released: 2/7/2006
Jason Scott (‘04) and Andrea Boccanfuso (‘04) will be lighting various events at the 20th Olympic Winter Games in Torino, Italy, Feb. 10-25.

PURCHASE STUDENTS MEET NEW ORLEANS CIVIC OFFICIALS THROUGH CENTER FOR THE LIVING CITY PROGRAM, JAN. 3-8, 2006
Released: 12/21/2005


DR. RICHARD DAVIDSON TO DISCUSS EMOTIONAL DISORDERS NOV. 28
Released: 11/16/2005
His talk is co-sponsored by Sigma Xi and is part of the Natural and Social Sciences Fall Lecture Series.

PRESIDENT THOMAS J. SCHWARZ TO PARTICIPATE IN VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN CONFERENCE
Released: 11/14/2005


PURCHASE HOSTS NEAC WOMEN’S SOCCER FINAL FOUR NOV. 4 & 5
Released: 10/31/2005


JEWISH STUDIES PROGRAM PRESENTS LECTURE ON JERUSALEM NOV. 13
Released: 10/26/2005


PURCHASE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA IN CONCERT NOV. 4
Released: 10/26/2005


RACHEL SOKOLOWSKI NAMED NEAC PLAYER-OF-THE-WEEK
Released: 10/26/2005


PURCHASE REP PRESENTS "THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA" NOV. 4-12
Released: 10/24/2005


HIP HOP PRODUCER AND ARTIST J-ZONE RETURNS TO PURCHASE OCT. 25
Released: 10/21/2005


ALBANA KRASNIGI NAMED NEAC PLAYER-OF-THE-WEEK
Released: 10/19/2005


CHINESE STUDENTS DISCUSS THEIR IMPRESSIONS OF CHINA AND AMERICA NOV. 2
Released: 10/19/2005


NEW PURCHASE COLLEGE PROGRAM IN CHINA TOPIC OF FACULTY LECTURE OCT. 26
Released: 10/19/2005


MUSIC PROFESSOR JON FADDIS TO PERFORM AT ARMSTRONG CENTER OPENING NOV. 1
Released: 10/17/2005