Keynote Presentation: Founders Week

Dominican University’s Founders Day Keynote Speaker:
Sister Arlene Flaherty, O.P., Director School Sister of Notre Dame

Sister Arlene Flaherty OP is a Dominican Sister of Blauvelt, NY and is Director of the Office of Justice and Peace and Integrity of creation for the Atlantic Midwest Province of the School Sisters of Notre Dame. Since entering the Blauvelt Dominicans in 1977, Sister Arlene’s ministry has been at the intersection of theology, spirituality, and justice. She is a teacher, workshop leader, justice animator, and group facilitator.

For the past year Sister Arlene has been teaching Theology and Spirituality in an Evolutionary Context at An Tairseach, the Dominican Organic Farm and Ecology Center in County Wicklow, Ireland.


Founders Week is the annual celebration of the University’s heritage and the Dominican Sisters who established it.
We celebrate this year in the Spirit of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati 

Chargers Basketball Tip Off Dinner

Alumni, family, friends, and fans: Please join us for our Annual Charger's Basketball Tip Off Dinner, celebrating the start of the 2023 season!

Thursday, November 2, 2023
6:00 pm
The Pearl River Saloon
45-49 W Central Ave, Pearl River, NY 10965

$75 Per Person
Includes dinner, beer & wine

Please call Joanne Sorace, Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving, at (845) 848-7409 if you have any questions.
We hope to see you there!

Group Trip: Yankees vs. Brewers

Alumni & Family Day Apple Picking at Dr. Davies Farm

Celebrate the waning days of summer with family & alumni at Dr. Davies Farm!

Enjoy a fun-filled day at the orchard with a variety of activities:

  1. Pick Your Own Apples: Wander through lush orchards and handpick your favorite, delicious apples.
  2. Hayride to the Pumpkin Patch: Embark on a picturesque hayride that will lead you to the pumpkin patch, where you can select the perfect sugar pumpkin.
  3. On-Site Attractions: Explore the on-site cider distillery, live music , and a selection of 106 different types of beer plus food trucks.

Date and time:
Sunday, September 17, 2023
10 am-3 pm


  • $20 per person
    • Includes lunch, one bag of apples, and one sugar pumpkin
  • $75 per family
    • Includes four lunches, four bags of apples, and four sugar pumpkins


The parking lot is located directly across the street from Dr. Davies Farm

We hope to see you there!!


Alumni Day of Giving

Join us on November 14, 2023 for Dominican University’s Alumni Day of Giving! This is your chance to make a difference in the lives of our students and the future of our university.

Your gift will support scholarships, academic programs, and campus initiatives that make Dominican University a great place to learn and grow.

Every gift, no matter the size, makes a difference. So please join us on Alumni Day of Giving and help us build a stronger future for Dominican University.

Religious Retreat


October 28, 2023 8:30 A.M.–2:00 P.M.
Get away with God… even if it is for just a few hours.

Co-hosted by Dominican University and The Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York.

Midnight Run

7:00pm - 1:00am

Join both students and fellow Alumni on an evening with the Midnight Run organization and
DUNY’s own Rotaract Club. Feed, clothe and chat with NYC folks.

Donations are welcome and appreciated.  Please RSVP if you will be able attending or if you 
are making a donation.

Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Dominican University to Induct Five New Hall of Fame Members

The Dominican University Athletic Hall of Fame will induct five new members on September 29, 2023, at Granito on campus. The event will begin at 7:00 PM and will include dinner and drinks.

Tickets are $50 per person or $90 per couple and must be purchased in advance.


Christine Tierney Zinna - Class of 1989: Service

Regina Rivera (Posthumously) Class of 2000 Volleyball/Basketball

Megan Earl Sullivan-Class of 2006: Volleyball

Robert J. Kelly - Class of 2007–Soccer

Justin T. Moore - Class of 2012–Baseball


Spring Job Fair

Alumni Trip to Ireland and England

Wishing our Dominican University Alumni, families & Friends a wonderful and safe trip!

Planning for the 2024/2025 Alumni Trip will start soon!  Please check the Alumni page for more information as it becomes available or email Joanne Sorace, Director of Alumni Relations, at 

Renaissance Faire

The Division of Humanities, The Humanities Council, Dr. Stauffer's Shakespeare
Class, Dr. Filippelli's Theatre Management Class, Dr. Filippelli's Creative Drama Class
and Ms. Janet Moore's In-tune Experience Class Invite you to DUNY'S FIRST
Renaissance Faire!

Tuesday, April 25, 2023
11 AM- 1 PM
The Prusmack Quad

View more details here


Environmental Workshop Series: The American Horseshoe Crab

Our March workshop will be a zoom talk with Dr. Christina Colόn, Professor of Biology from Kingsborough Community College. Join us on Tuesday, March 28, from 7-8:30 to learn about these fascinating animals.
Register with this link to get the zoom link: