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Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul and Mary to Appear in Cazenovia

Cazenovia College’s Reisman Lecture Series to feature singer-songwriter best known as Paul in the folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary
Cazenovia, N.Y. – (September 13, 2013) Cazenovia College’s Reisman Lecture Series presents Noel Paul Stookey, of Peter, Paul and Mary, who will perform and discuss “Music as a Force for Social Change” on Friday, September 27, 2013, at 7:30 p.m., in the St. James Roman Catholic Church, 6 Green St  Cazenovia, N.Y.

The lecture is free and open to the public.  Seating capacity in St. James for this performance is 635 with admission granted on a first come, first-served basis.  The lecture will also be simulcast on screen in McDonald Lecture Hall (located in Eckel Hall), Lincklaen Street, as well as webcast at

According to Craig Harris, in, “Noel Paul Stookey is best known as one-third of the folk trio Peter, Paul And Mary. Stookey balanced his involvement with the trio with myriad activities as a solo singer/songwriter, record producer, and political and spiritual activist, and he has remained active with such endeavors.”

Cazenovia College’s Reisman Lectures feature thoughtful discourse on topics surrounding contemporary societal issues, by authors and scholars, leading public figures, and experts from business and the professions.  The series is funded through a gift from The Dorothy and Marshall M. Reisman Foundation, which also gave $2 million to name the College’s Art and Design building Reisman Hall. Marshall M. Reisman served on the Cazenovia College Board of Trustees and was active with many other area organizations.  He and his wife, Dorothy, were dedicated art collectors and committed to improving the quality of life for Central New Yorkers.

Cazenovia College, founded in 1824, is an independent, co-educational, baccalaureate college located near Syracuse, N.Y., offering baccalaureate programs in the liberal arts and professional studies. Embracing student success as its primary mission, the College comprises a diverse yet close-knit residential community that fosters intellectual, social, and ethical growth. Our experiential and co-curricular learning opportunities and dedicated team of faculty and staff provide for an individualized educational experience that balances academic and student life. Cazenovia, named one of "America’s Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report, is also a national College of Distinction.  For more information, visit

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