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President Christopher Ames

Dr. Christopher Ames was inaugurated as the 10th President of The Sage Colleges on Friday, October 20, 2017 in the Schacht Fine Arts Center Theater on the Russell Sage College campus in Troy, NY.

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Inauguration Week Events

Lecture: Artist and Visual Designer Luba Lukova
Tuesday, October 17, 6:30pm, Opalka Gallery

Artist Lecture: Paul Shaw, Curator the Exhibition Paper Is Part of the Picture
Thursday, October 26, 6:30pm, Opalka Gallery

The REV Presents: Poets Irish Cushing and Travis Macdonald
Thursday, October 26, 7:30pm, Carol Ann Donahue Collection in the Shea Learning Center

Fire Night Volume 2
Saturday, October 28, 5:00pm, The Armory parking lot

Inaugural Champagne Brunch

The Russell Sage College Alumnae Association will host a Champagne brunch on Saturday, October 21.

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Inaugural Champagne Brunch