Concordia College New York and Wartburg recently held a press conference announcing a new partnership to give adults 65+ in Mount Vernon the opportunity to earn a college degree.

Dr. David J. Gentner – President & CEO of Wartburg, Rev. Dr. John A. Nunes – President of Concordia College, Mayor Richard Thomas – City of Mount Vernon, spoke about the impact and opportunities this program will provide.

Combining the educational excellence of Concordia College with Wartburg’s expertise in senior engagement, SeniorU will give adults in Mount Vernon the chance to earn a two- or four-year college degree in Interdisciplinary Studies.

The SeniorU Interdisciplinary Studies Degree is designed to improve students’ health in mind, body and attitude in a fun, experiential learning program. Taught by Concordia College faculty, courses are wide-ranging and relevant for today’s seniors. The p