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TARRYTOWN, N.Y. – Marymount College’s Institute for the Education of Women and Girls will host“Educating Women in 2002” on Wednesday, April 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at Marymount College, 100 Marymount Ave., Tarrytown, N.Y.

Gender and education experts from around the country will offer a panel discussion on current issues in women’s education. Afternoon workshops include such topics as women and the study of math, science and technology; how women can learn to recognize unanticipated opportunities for career success; and issues involving gender equity and diversity in schools. A music and drama presentation by Marymount students concludes the day.

The event is free and is open to the public. Registration will occur from 8:30 to 9 a.m.

Date: Wednesday, April 24

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Place: Marymount College

           100 Marymount Ave.
Tarrytown, NY 10591

Effective July 1, 2002, Marymount College will consolidate with Fordham University to create a new model of a Catholic women’s college, one that will enjoy the academic and administrative resources of a major university while retaining the character of a small, liberal arts college. This union builds upon a long relationship between the two institutions and promises to strengthen Marymount’s religious and intellectual traditions. Founded in 1841, Fordham is New York City’s Jesuit University, enrolling approximately 14,000 students among its four undergraduate and six graduate schools. Marymount College will become the University’s fifth undergraduate college.


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