NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Monroe College, anational leader in urban and international education, today held its 27thAnnual Winter WonderlandCelebrationfor students and their families.
In keeping with tradition, the college once againtransformed its King Hallbuilding on the Bronx campus into a winterwonderland filled with joyfulholiday decorations, twinklinglights, artificial snow and Christmas trees. Faculty and staff members volunteered their time to decorate the building, dress as elves during the event, serve sugary treats, and entertain the 1,000 adults and children estimated to have attended. Gifts were provided to the children and those interested took photos with Santa.
“Our Winter Wonderland celebrationis an eagerly anticipated event by everyone at Monroe, and this year was certainly no exception as evidenced by the great number of volunteers who quickly signed up and made sure it was our best one yet," said Stephen Jerome, President of Monroe College. "Seeing the blissful joy and excitement in the eyes of the children is all the motivation we need to host this event year after year, and we are entirely thrilled to do so."
The Winter Wonderland Celebration was a free event open to Monroe College students, faculty, and staff.