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Dominican Legacy Gala Honor for Angel Estévez

Dr. Angel L. Estévez, assistant professor, foreign languages and literatures at CCNY, will be one of the honoress at the Dominican Intellectual Legacy Gala, December 6.

As part of its 20th anniversary gala, the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute (DSI) will Saturday, December 6, recognize City College Assistant Professor Angel L. Estévez and other standouts of Dominican heritage. Dr. Estévez and 21 high achievers will receive collector’s editions of the DSI’s “Dominican Blue Book” at the Dominican Intellectual Legacy Gala 6:30 p.m. in The Great Hall at CCNY.
 
A member of the foreign languages and literatures and the former director of the master’s program in Spanish, Professor Estévez is profiled in the book. Eight City College alumni also appear in the publication that will be officially released in February 2015.
 
“The book features a handful of graduates who epitomize the educational trajectory of Dominicans at the City University of New York (CUNY),” said Dr. Ramona Hernández, director of the City College-based DSI.
 
In addition to the Professor Estévez and the other “Blue Book” subjects, the DSI will also honor several individuals and institutions that helped advance the institution’s mission.

About The City College of New York
Since 1847, The City College of New York has provided low-cost, high-quality education for New Yorkers in a wide variety of disciplines. More than 16,000 students pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in: the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture; the School of Education; the Grove School of Engineering; the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, and the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership. U.S. News, Princeton Review and Forbes all rank City College among the best colleges and universities in the United States.
 

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