Peace Pole Planted at MC as Inclusive Public Art

by , Caroline McCarthy & Colleen McNamara , Staff Writers

To symbolize inclusion, Manhattan College planted a peace pole on the quadrangle this past summer in an effort to create a more just society. This pole, planted in late July, displays the phrase “May Peace Prevail on Earth” in eight different languages decided upon by the students and faculty in the peace and justice studies program at the college.

These languages include Arabic, English, French, Gaelic, Mandarin Chinese, Mohawk, Hebrew and Spanish. These languages were chosen to represent the student body, as well as the surrounding community.According to, there […]


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