February 15, 2012
In celebration of Black History Month, SUNY Empire State College’s Metropolitan Center will host “Breaking Boundaries,” an exhibition by current students and alumni and curated by college faculty mentor Raul Manzano.
William Saunders piece in "Breaking Boundaries"
The opening reception is Thursday, Feb. 23, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Livingston Gallery, 177 Livingston St., sixth floor, in downtown Brooklyn. The exhibition will be on display through March 30, Monday through Thursday, noon to 5 p.m., by appointment, by calling 718-907-5740. Admission is free.
Empire State College President Alan R. Davis said, “I am very pleased to support this celebration of Black History Month at the Metropolitan Center. This event speaks of our commitment as an institution to honor, respect and nurture diversity and cultural heritage. More importantly, this exhibition encapsulates the energy and excitement of learning at the college."
Cordell Price piece in "Breaking Boundaries"
Leslie Arlette Boyce piece in "Breaking Boundaries"
SUNY Empire State College was established in 1971 to offer adult learners the opportunity to earn associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the State University of New York. Students learn through independent studies, online courses, seminars and residencies. Learners also may earn credit for prior college-level learning from work and life experience. The college serves more than 20,000 students worldwide at more than 35 locations across the state and online. Its 63,000 alumni are active in their communities as entrepreneurs, politicians, business professionals, artists, nonprofit agency employees, teachers, veterans and active military, union members and more. For additional information, visit www.esc.edu.
(Directions: #2,3 trains to Hoyt Street or A,C,G to Hoyt-Schermerhorn Streets.)
David M. Henahan, Director of Communications 518-587-2100, ext. 2918 David.Henahan@esc.edu
518-321-7038(after 5 p.m. and weekends)