Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Tradition Goes Virtual at Albertus Magnus College

Community Welcome to Log-On and Sing-Along

New Haven, Conn., December 1, 2020 –  The joys of the Holiday Season may be needed now more than ever in hopes of overcoming any feelings of restrictions due to the worldwide pandemic. Albertus Magnus College invites the community to virtually celebrate the Spirit of Goodwill at the 8th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting, a tradition begun by the Student Alumni Association. Due to COVID-19 regulations, the Albertus Family will need to be physically distant but shall remain socially connected, so you are welcome to join in the joyful festivities from the comfort and safety of your home.  Merry Christmas!

Who: Albertus President Dr. Marc M. Camille and The Fearless Falcons of Albertus Magnus College

What: Annual Christmas Tree Blessing and Lighting; Choral Singing

Where: Tagliatela Academic Center and Aquinas Hall Lawn, 871 Winchester Ave., New Haven, CT

Live Stream:

When:   Monday, December 7, 2020 at 4:15 pm.

(In case of inclement weather, the lighting of the tree will take place inside of Bree Common, located at 919 Winchester Ave.)

About Albertus Magnus College

About Albertus Magnus College: Albertus Magnus College, founded in 1925, is a Catholic College in the Dominican tradition. It is recognized by external rankings such as US News & World Report Best Colleges, Money Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education. The College has an enrollment of 1,500 students in its traditional undergraduate program, accelerated adult degree programs, and 12 graduate programs, including a new Master of Public Administration and the only Master of Arts in Art Therapy and Counseling program in Connecticut. In the last year, the College received two significant Federal grants in support of student success and well-being: a $300,000 grant from the Department of Justice and a $1.9 million Title III grant from the Department of Education.