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Dominican College

Blauvelt, New York, United States
The aim of Dominican College is to promote educational excellence, leadership, and service in an environment characterized by respect for the individual and concern for the community and its needs. 

About

History

Founded by the Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt, the College is an independent institution of higher learning, Catholic in origin and heritage. In the Dominican tradition, it fosters the active, shared pursuit of truth and embodies an ideal of education rooted in the values of reflective understanding and compassionate involvement.

Education

Committed to building its programs upon a strong foundation in the liberal arts and sciences, the College maintains a student-centered climate and serves a diverse community of students in undergraduate and graduate programs. The college empowers this community of learners to excel, lead and serve with integrity and to engage responsibly in the pursuit of a more just, ethical and sustainable world.

Career

Dominican College is shrinking the distance between classroom and career.  Prepare yourself for a successful future.The Career Development Center offers a comprehensive program that helps students to understand themselves, to understand the relationship between academic experiences, internship opportunities, and career choices and to assist in the transition from college to professional life.

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Services

Student services

Join Career Development Center staff for refreshments and have your questions answered. The event will take place in the Internship Coordinator’s Office – Room 204 Casey Hall. Stop by and ask about Internships, On-Campus Recruitment, DCLink, FOCUS 2, What can I do with this Major?, Resumes, Interviewing, Job Search, LinkedIn, And More!

Housing services

Housing is available for Graduate Students in Rosary Hall on a first-paid first-assigned basis.

Rosary Hall accommodations are single rooms, furnished with a desk, mirror and bed. The building is staffed by a Resident Director and Resident Assistants and maintained by the College. Amenities include:
  • Study lounges with computer stations and large group study tables
  • Game rooms
  • Kitchenettes in the third and fourth floor lounges
  • Laundry Room (no charge)
  • Wifi
  • 24-hour security
  • Use of the Hennessy Fitness Center and the Sullivan Library

Library services

The Sullivan Library's mission is to support the educational mission of the College. The Library promotes an active partnership in intellectual growth and discovery, as well as providing life-long learning skills. The Library provides a comprehensive collection of resources and services to support learning, teaching and research.

Medical services

The Student Health Center, staffed by full-time nurse practitioners, is available to all Dominican College students at no charge for routine health and wellness services.  Minimal fees will be charged for immunizations and some diagnostic and screening tests.

Student Life

Campus life

At Dominican College we offer three very different Residence Centers: Guzman Hall, Hertel Hall, and Rosary Hall, each with different amenities and room types. As a resident, you’ll be part of a stimulating community where academic programs are supplemented with community interaction and service learning. In the healthy, safe, academically-conducive environment of our Residence Centers you will achieve success and flourish as a scholar and as a human being.

Sports facilities

Dominican College has 17 varsity teams (eight for men and nine for women) that play in Division II of the NCAA. In the last ten years, Dominican College’s student-athletes have won 12 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) championships and 11 tournaments and the teams have represented the College at national and regional NCAA tournaments 15 times. The women’s athletic program has been honored with three Alfred R. Restaino, Sr. Cups, the award given annually to the institution that performs best across the board in CACC-sponsored sports.

Student clubs

All student organizations of Dominican College operate under the support of the Student Government Association.  Each club has an advisor with the  general responsibility of serving as a resource person.  Activities and student functions are approved through the Student Activities Office and the Director of Student Activities.

Accreditation

Dominican College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, (267) 284-5000. www.msche.org The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Blauvelt, New York, United States

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