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Richard Reitano Chair

Richard Reitano Endowed Faculty Chair in the Social Sciences


Established in honor of Richard Reitano, professor emeritus, who led his first delegation of DCC students in 1967 and stayed involved in the National Model United Nations program for over 50 years. This Endowed Faculty Chair fund is made possible by contributions to the Dutchess Community College Foundation and supports student conferences, guest speakers and participation in the National Model United Nations annual five-day simulation in New York City.

Presentation by Mike Africa, Jr. of MOVE, about his life as a political activist and motivational speaker. LECTURE POSTPONED
March 24, 2020 
Facilitated by Dr. Weldon McWilliams, DCC associate professor of history and the recipient of the Richard Reitano Endowed Faculty Chair in Social Sciences.

Sixth Annual Student World Affairs Conference Sponsored by The World Affairs Council of the Mid-Hudson Valley and The Richard Reitano Endowed Faculty Chair in the Social Sciences
April 13, 2019
Facilitated by Matthew Murray, instructor and NMUN advisor 

Dr. Laura Murphy, professor, history: Dutchess Community College History, Government & Economics Department event they hosted with Mill House Brewing Co.
April 2018

Panel discussion with: Sana Mustafa, Maria Hohn, Jenny Mincin, Werner Steger and Moderator Andrew Rieser about ‘America and the Refugee Crisis’
March 2017
Facilitated by Matthew Murray and Karen Riedhl

Dr. Werner Steger, faculty recipient, facilitated participation by DCC students to the Model UN in NYC.
April 2016

Dr. Werner Steger, faculty recipient, facilitated participation by DCC students to the Model UN in NYC.
April 2015

For more information about supporting this fund call (845) 431-8400 or email dccf@sunydutchess.edu. For more information about the National Model United Nations contact Matthew Murray at matthew.murray@sunydutchess.edu.

Richard Reitano

Richard Reitano