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Apr 18 2014

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee Honored for Professional and Public Service

Apr 17 2014

Water-Energy Nexus Conference in China Tackles Global Issues

Apr 16 2014

NYIT Celebrates M.B.A. Graduation at JUFE

Apr 10 2014

NYIT Anatomy Professors Awarded NSF Grant for Evolutionary Studies

Apr 04 2014

NYIT Expert to Lecture on Nation’s Physician Shortage and Poverty

Apr 21 2014

“Year of Turkey 2014” Webinar: Video-Conferencing Using Zoom

Apr 21 2014

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation II

Apr 22 2014

Citation Workshop

Apr 22 2014

Citation Workshop

Apr 22 2014

C.H.I. Garden Party

Academics Announcement
Apr 10 2013

Serving with the Archbishop

 
 
Pictured, (left to right): Juan Alcantara (Class of 2013), HEOP counselor Vanderie Vielie, Archbishop Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Ting Ting Mei (Class of 2013), and Ilvania Mendoza (Class of 2014)

The students and staff of Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) and Chi Alpha Epsilon (XAE) ventured on their bi-annual journey to St. Paul the Apostle soup kitchen not knowing that an unexpected surprise awaited them.  Not everyone realized that Thursday, Mar. 28 was Holy Thursday, a day celebrated in the Catholic Church to commemorate Jesus’s last supper with the disciples.  When the XAE members arrived at the church they were informed that a special guest would be joining them to serve the food, Archbishop Timothy Cardinal Dolan! After hearing the exciting news the students and staff organized the pantry, which is something they must do quite well since the church staff makes sure this is completed every visit.  Once the pantry was in order, it was almost time to start serving.  The Archbishop arrived and got on the serving line right next to the students.  The students found him to be friendly and down to earth.  Everyone was excited about the surprise guest, especially the soup kitchen patrons.  People were asking for pictures, prayers, and blessings along with their special lunch of ham, potatoes, veggies, and cake.
 
The visit to St. Paul the Apostle soup kitchen is always a special treat, particularly because of the warm and inviting staff, volunteers, and patrons.  This visit was extra special, not only because of the surprise guest but because of the extra enthusiasm of everyone that was there.   Not only are the members of XAE looking forward to returning to the soup kitchen, but the staff and volunteers who “love to have us” are looking forward to it as well!

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