Opens First Dorm
1,000 friends, faculty, staff and neighbors joined together recently
for the ribbon cutting ceremony of Manhattan Marymount College’s
(MMC) first residence facility, located at 231 East 55th
Street. Governor Pataki and Mayor Giuliani were both present at
the celebration. Senators Schumer and Clinton as well as Manhattan
Borough President Virginia Fields all sent their congratulations.
Newly appointed College President, Judson Shaver, thanked the
Dormitory Authority of the State of New York for its willingness
to collaborate, “for the first time in history, with the private
sector on a residence project for an independent college.” Thanks
were also extended to real estate developer Arun Bhatia and architect
Costas Kondylis. Gail Gordon, Esq., Chair of the Dormitory Authority
of the State of New York, spoke of the milestone MMC had reached
in opening its first dormitory.
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