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Monday, May 2 • 2:35pm - 3:35pm
Better Together: Bridging the Gap Between Colleges and Cultural Institutions

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For seven years the New-York Historical Society Education Department, Library Staff, and Fordham University History Department have collaborated on a radical attempt to break out the walls of the undergraduate classroom and open the doors of historical societies and museums in order to create unique educational opportunities for undergraduates. Join us for a lively discussion of the many ways colleges and cultural institutions can benefit from closer cooperation, the challenges we’ve faced along the way, and how to position your institution to engage with this oft-overlooked audience.


Maureen Maryanski

Maureen Maryanski is a Reference Librarian for Printed Collections at the New-York Historical Society. In this role, she coordinates all classes and group visits to the Library and regularly collaborates with museum education colleagues in the development and writing of programs... Read More →

Dr. Roger Panetta

Dr. Roger Panetta is a Visiting Professor of History and Lecturer at Fordham University and Curator of the Hudson River Collection at the University Libraries. He holds a Ph.D. in American and Urban History from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He served as... Read More →

Allyson Schettino

Allyson Schettino has worked at a variety of institutions in her eight years in museum education. In her current role as Senior Manager for School Programs at the New-York Historical Society she manages a team of thirty part time educators and researches and writes all museum and... Read More →

Monday May 2, 2016 2:35pm - 3:35pm EDT
North Parlor 225 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016

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