Baptist Ministers Conference of Greater New York and Vicinity Addresses the Importance of Education with Berkeley College

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 2019
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
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BAPTIST MINISTERS CONFERENCE OF GREATER NEW YORK AND VICINITY ADDRESSES THE IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION WITH BERKELEY COLLEGE

 

Berkeley College

Michael J. Smith, President, Berkeley College, met with Rev. Dr. Charles A. Curtis, President of the Baptist Ministers Conference (BMC) of Greater New York and Vicinity and members of the BMC on Monday, July 8, 2019 at Convent Avenue Baptist Church in Harlem, NY. President Curtis invited President Smith to discuss Berkeley College’s mission. “We need to have more colleges like Berkeley engaging with our congregations,” said President Rev. Dr. Curtis. “This day is very meaningful,” said President Smith. “Through education, we plant the seeds that fill the gardens of the mind. We are grateful for the opportunity to grow these seeds with you.” During the meeting, the organization discussed issues of affordable housing, the status of the legalization of marijuana, reforms in policing and workforce development, including the topic of jobs with livable wages. Pictured from left: Chris Christiansen, Assistant Chair, Management, Larry L. Luing School of Business® and Basketball Coach Emeritus, Berkeley College; President Rev. Dr. Charles A. Curtis, Baptist Ministers Conference of Greater NY and Vicinity; Michael J. Smith, President, Berkeley College; Elijah Craig, Assistant Basketball Coach and Berkeley College alumnus.

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