Dominican College (New York)

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Dominican College
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TypePrivate college
Established1952; 69 years ago (1952)
Religious affiliation
Roman Catholic (Dominican)
Academic affiliations
ACCU
NAICU
CIC
PresidentMary E. O'Brien
Academic staff
538
Location, ,
United States
CampusSuburban
Colors    Red, black, & white
NicknameChargers
Sporting affiliations
NCAA Division IICACC, ECC
Websitewww.dc.edu

Dominican College, formally the Dominican College of Blauvelt, private college in Orangeburg, New York. It is chartered by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York and accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The 64-acre (260,000 m2) suburban campus in Orangeburg is 17 miles (27 km) from New York City in Rockland County.

History[edit]

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Dominican College was founded in 1952 by the Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt to offer a teacher preparation program for religious women. Five years later, the college was opened to lay students. In 1967, it became fully coeducational.[1]

Athletics[edit]

The Dominican College Chargers sponsor 17 intercollegiate sports (men's and women's soccer, women's volleyball, men's and women's cross country, men and women's golf, men's and women's basketball, baseball, softball, men's and women's lacrosse, men's and women's track and field, and men's and women's tennis), all of which compete for championships at the NCAA Division II level. Dominican College is a member of the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) a conference of 13 schools from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware and Pennsylvania and the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC).[2]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ History of the College Archived April 16, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Dominican".

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°03′15″N 73°57′09″W / 41.0541°N 73.9525°W / 41.0541; -73.9525