Story to Tell Series Brings Together Different Perspectives in One Night

Eleven individuals will share their stories in an intimate setting on Thursday, April 25.

Students coming and going near O'Malley LibraryOn Thursday, April 25, Manhattan College will host its first Story to Tell series featuring individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds as they share first-person accounts that may resonate with a large audience.

In an intimate, free-wheeling setting, Manhattan College student storytellers including a Syrian refugee, a woman who grew up black in a Jewish household, and a cancer survivor who ran across the country will be on hand to share their experiences.

Individuals outside the Manhattan College campus will also share their stories, including a survivor of sexual assault, a co-founder of a Bronx capoeira studio, and Alicia Ashley, a former WBC female world super bantamweight champion who trains boxers in China.

The event begins on the fifth floor of the Kelly Commons at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 25. It is free and open to the public.

For more information about Story to Tell, contact Hayden Greene, Director of Multicultural Affairs, at or (718) 862-8112.

By Pete McHugh