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Riverside Café Menu July 26

Here’s The Riverside Café Menu for the Week of 7/26! Click the link below to download this week’s menu. The Riverside Café is now serving special hot dishes every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday! Visit our website every Friday afternoon to know what’s for lunch the following week. Also, be sure to check under Lunch for our weekly soups. Download the Menu By>>>

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We’re getting closer to opening our doors for Fall 2021! Zankel Hall missed you….

We’re getting closer to opening our doors for Fall 2021! Zankel Hall missed you. 💙 If you’ll be walking through these doors for the fall semester ➡️ a friendly reminder that all individuals who plan to access campus on or after August 1 must submit proof of vaccination no later than 10 days in advance of the date which they plan to access campus. 👉 Visit our link-in-bio for details on how>>>

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The Olympics or the Barnard Greek Games? With the Tokyo Olympics officially sta…

The Olympics or the Barnard Greek Games? With the Tokyo Olympics officially starting today, we are looking back on one of our beloved College traditions: the Barnard Greek Games. Beginning in 1903, class years faced off in athletic, music, and dance competitions. Some of the signature events included the chariot race and the torch race. When you tune into this year’s Olympic games, make sure to>>>

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In the Neighborhood

Sebastian Fries, PhD – President & CEO, International House New York

Sebastian Fries joined I-House as President and CEO in May 2021. Prior to I-House he served as the inaugural Executive Director of Corporate Partnerships at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, where he led industry relations between Columbia faculty and Fortune 500 corporations. Prior to Columbia, Fries was the Chief Giving Officer at TOMS Shoes in Los Angeles, CA, where he led the>>>

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Nikole Hannah-Jones, in Conversation with TC’s Stephanie Rowley, to Headline Reimagining Education Institute

At the 6th Annual Reimagining Education: Teaching and Learning in Racially Diverse Schools, more than 1,000 educators will join in professional development to explore teaching, learning and leading for a racially just society with a keynote conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones and TC’s Stephanie Rowley. Don’t miss it. ⬇️ More than 1,000 Educators will join in>>>

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Morningside Area Alliance

Since 1947, the Morningside Area Alliance has brought area academic and spiritual leaders together to facilitate cross-institutional communication and foster collaboration. Members include Barnard College, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Columbia University, Corpus Christi, Interchurch Center, International House, Jewish Theological Seminary, Manhattan School of Music, The Riverside Church, St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s, Mt. Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital, Teachers College, Ulysses S. Grant Houses, and Union Theological Seminary

Cathedral Community Update: Philip Binioris of the Hungarian Pastry Shop

The Rt. Rev. Clifton Daniel III, Dean, invites the Cathedral community to join a virtual conversation to share updates on the Cathedral’s most urgent priorities this summer. The Dean will be joined by Philip Binioris, owner of the Hungarian Pastry Shop. First opened in 1961, the Hungarian Pastry Shop is part of the fabric of Morningside Heights, a place where students and residents come to for>>>

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Weekly Earth Institute Sunday Sanity Song and Story Swap

Sustain What? Weekly Earth Institute Sunday Sanity Song and Story Swap It’s hard to heal a planet, or a community, without a big dose of the arts. That’s why, each Sunday, our Earth Institute webcast shifts from digging in on the issues of the day to recharging hearts and building community through song, verse and more. You never know what you’ll see or hear on our weekly Sunday>>>

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Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Wangari Fahari

Known as the “voice of Kenya,” Wangari Fahari is a Kenyan singer, writer, activist, and founder of the Fahari Brand. Mentored by Miriam Makeba and Joan Baez, Wangari learned at a young age the power of music. She is best known for her modern African soundscapes, taking an unusual and innovative approach to her music. Her work features opportunities for continuous improvisation and fusion>>>

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Cathedral Community Update: Philip Binioris of the Hungarian Pastry Shop

The Rt. Rev. Clifton Daniel III, Dean, invites the Cathedral community to join a virtual conversation to share updates on the Cathedral’s most urgent priorities this summer. The Dean will be joined by Philip Binioris, owner of the Hungarian Pastry Shop. First opened in 1961, the Hungarian Pastry Shop is part of the fabric of Morningside Heights, a place where students and residents come to for>>>

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Weekly Earth Institute Sunday Sanity Song and Story Swap

Sustain What? Weekly Earth Institute Sunday Sanity Song and Story Swap It’s hard to heal a planet, or a community, without a big dose of the arts. That’s why, each Sunday, our Earth Institute webcast shifts from digging in on the issues of the day to recharging hearts and building community through song, verse and more. You never know what you’ll see or hear on our weekly Sunday>>>

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Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Wangari Fahari

Known as the “voice of Kenya,” Wangari Fahari is a Kenyan singer, writer, activist, and founder of the Fahari Brand. Mentored by Miriam Makeba and Joan Baez, Wangari learned at a young age the power of music. She is best known for her modern African soundscapes, taking an unusual and innovative approach to her music. Her work features opportunities for continuous improvisation and fusion>>>

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The Morningside Heights neighborhood is home to the world's leading academic and religious institutions who together, create a truly unique community in which to live, learn, and grow.

Morningside Area Alliance facilitates partnerships between members and is a go-to source for neighborhood information.

Officers of the Board

Brent Dickman, President & Treasurer

Paula Mayo, Vice President

Isadora Wilkenfeld, Secretary

 

Executive Committee Members

Paula Mayo, Chair | Brent Dickman | Ariana González Stokas | Isadora Wilkenfeld

Committees & Roundtable Leadership

Matthew Camp, Chair: Policy Responders

Brent Dickman, Chair: Finance

Robin Reese, Chair: Communications

Isadora Wilkenfeld, Chair: Nominations