Assemblyman Cahill and Turkish Cultural Center to host Turkish Night at SUNY New Paltz
NEW PALTZ - Assemblyman Kevin Cahill ’77 and the Turkish Cultural Center in Albany, N.Y. will host Turkish Night at the State University of New York at New Paltz on Thursday, May 3 beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the Student Union Building (SUB) Multipurpose Room. The event is free and open to the public.
The evening will feature Turkish cuisine, baklava and desserts, live traditional Turkish music, and a picture exhibition. The 150 Turkish students, currently enrolled at New Paltz, will also be on hand to talk about their country and its culture.
Cahill is the founder of The Friends of Turkish People Legislators Association.
The SUNY-YÖK Dual Diploma Office and the Turkish Student Association are also sponsoring Turkish Night. The SUNY-YÖK Dual Diploma Program allows students to attend universities in both Turkey and the U.S., and, upon completion of their studies, students receive diplomas from both institutions.
Located in the heart of a dynamic college town, 90 minutes from metropolitan New York City, the State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective college of about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
One of the most well-regarded public colleges in the nation, New Paltz delivers an extraordinary number of majors in Business, Liberal Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Fine and Performing Arts and Education.
New Paltz embraces its culture as a community where talented and independent minded people from around the world create close personal links with real scholars and artists who love to teach.