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Dear *|FNAME|*,

As I settle into my role here at Bard Graduate Center, I’m thrilled to extend an invitation to you for our upcoming 2024 Qualifying Paper Symposium, the capstone of BGC’s MA program.

Your steadfast support of BGC students, whether through scholarships, research funding, or travel opportunities, has already left a lasting impact on our community. I’m truly grateful for your contributions.

This annual event celebrates our students’ remarkable academic achievements. From exploring the intricacies of design history to delving into material culture, their research covers a wide array of captivating topics.

It would be an honor to have you join us for this special occasion. I would love to thank you in person for your support of BGC and its students.

BGC’s 2024 Qualifying Paper Symposium
Date: May 23, 2024
Time: 1 pm
Location: BGC Lecture Hall, 38 West 86th St. New York, NY 10024

Kindly RSVP by Tuesday, May 21 to me, Lindsay Smilxow, chief advancement officer, to confirm your attendance.

As we celebrate the achievements of our students, please allow us to honor your dedication to nurturing future leaders in Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Warm regards,
Lindsay Smilow