Assemblyman Cahill and Turkish Cultural Center to host Turkish Night at SUNY New Paltz

NEW PALTZ – Assemblyman Kevin Cahill ’77 and the Turkish Cultural Center in Albany, N.Y. will host Turkish Night at the State University of New York at New Paltz on Thursday, May 3 beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the Student Union Building (SUB) Multipurpose Room. The event is free and open to the public.

The evening will feature Turkish cuisine, baklava and desserts, live traditional Turkish music, and a picture exhibition. The 150 Turkish students, currently enrolled at New Paltz, will also be on hand to talk about their country and its culture.

Cahill is the founder of The Friends of Turkish People Legislators Association.

The SUNY-YÖK Dual Diploma Office and the Turkish Student Association are also sponsoring Turkish Night. The SUNY-YÖK Dual Diploma Program allows students to attend universities in both Turkey and the U.S., and, upon completion of their studies, students receive diplomas from both institutions.

To RSVP for the event, email For additional information, contact Dr. Kathy Bauman Geher at 845-257-3594 or email: