The Monday Brief - March 6, 2015

ASAP Goes National

As pilot programs prepare to launch at three community colleges in Ohio, Chancellor James B. Milliken tells HuffPost Live how effective CUNY's Accelerated Study in Associate Program (ASAP) has been and why it deserves the national attention it has received.

http://huff.lv/1aJegXw

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Faculty Author Series — The World of Eggs

Hunter College bird expert and animal behaviorist Mark Hauber reveals unexpectedly glossy egg colors, fascinating facts, and still unsolved mysteries of the bird world in the stunning volume, The Book of Eggs.

http://www1.cuny.edu/mu/podcasts/2015/02/26/the-book-of-eggs/

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Win a Scholarship From NYC College Line

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Sportswire — NCAA Basketball Postseason

This year's NCAA basketball postseason will have two representatives from CUNYAC. Both Baruch men's and women's teams have received automatic qualifying bids after their victories in the CUNYAC Tournament.

http://cuny.edu/about/sportswire.html

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Citizenship Volunteers Needed

The Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA), in partnership with the New Americans Campaign, is looking for volunteers for a naturalization clinic on Saturday, March 14, at William Cullen Bryant High School in Long Island City, Queens.

http://www.nycservice.org/opportunities/9900

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Songwriting Workshops
March 3 | Lehman College

Are you interested in performing or writing your own songs? Michael Bacon and the Multimedia Center at Lehman present vocal and songwriting workshops.

http://events.lehman.edu/Calendar/EventList.aspx?eventidn=4001&view=EventDetails&information_id=12336

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Book Event
March 9 | Brooklyn College

Vanessa Perez Rosario, author of Becoming Julia deBurgos: The Making of a Puerto Rican Icon, will talk  about her work.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=59124

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CUNY Service Corps
March 9 | Queens College

All undergraduate and graduate students are welcome to attend this information session on the CUNY Service Corps, learn about eligibility, how to apply and what the program offers.

http://calendar.qc.cuny.edu/?e=3730

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Health and Wellness Festival
March 9 | Hunter College

Hunter's Second Annual Mental Health and Emotional Wellness Festival, a daylong program promoting mental health by building a connected community.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=59640

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Japanese Chamber Music
March 9 | Graduate Center

Kurahashi Yodo, Ishigure Masayo and Philip Flavin will perform a program of Japanese chamber music.

http://www.gc.cuny.edu/Public-Programming/Calendar/Detail?id=30157

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Piano Recital
March 9 | Baruch College

The Baruch Performing Arts Center and the Aaron Silberman Concert Series present a solo piano recital by Sara Davis Buechner, performing works by Mozart, Brahms and Gershwin.

http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/calendar/EventList.aspx?eventidn=19771&view=EventDetails&information_id=186987

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Screening of ‘North Country’
March 9 | Hostos Community College

In celebration of Women's History Month, a screening of the documentary, "North Country," a fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States — Jenson vs Eveleth Mines.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=59675

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Women Writing Women’s Lives
March 9 | Graduate Center

Kate Culkin, associate professor of history at Bronx Community College, discusses her joint biography of the daughters of Lidian Jackson and Ralph Waldo Emerson, For the Love of Your Sister.

http://www.gc.cuny.edu/Public-Programming/Calendar/Detail?id=28981

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‘Ship of Fools’
March 10 | Queensborough Community College

Screening of the 1965 movie classic, "Ship of Fools," about a 1933 German-owned ocean liner making a voyage from Mexico to Germany.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=59103

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Art Exhibition
March 10 | Brooklyn College

 "The World Knew: Jan Karski's Mission for Humanity," is a story told in 22 vividly illustrated panels about the Polish underground during World War II.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=59765

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Book Event
March 10 | Hunter College

Roosevelt House welcomes Robert Putnam, author of the groundbreaking bestseller, Bowling Alone, to discuss his newest book, Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=59671

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Macaulay Author Series
March 10 | Macaulay Honors College

Humorist author Lizzie Skurnick reads from her new book, That Should Be a Word: A Language Lover's Guide to Choregasms, Povertunity, Brattling, and 250 Other Much-Needed Terms for the Modern World.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=58814

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Mitsui Lunchtime Forum
March 10 | Baruch College

Mitsui Lunchtime Forum with guest speaker, Richard M. Larrabee, director of the Port Commerce Department, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, on managing the largest port of the East Coast.

http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/calendar/EventList.aspx?eventidn=9911&view=EventDetails&information_id=24984

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Poet Sonia Sanchez
March 10 | LaGuardia Community College

Renowned poet Sonia Sanchez will deliver a lecture and read selections of her poetry. Followed by a panel discussion on the Black Arts Movement, with James Smethurst and John Bracey.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=59839

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Year of South Africa Lecture
March 10 | Queens College

Robert Sember is an artist and member of the sound art collective Ultra-red. As a resident of South Africa until 1988, he participated in the student anti-apartheid struggle, and in recent years he has returned to South Africa to address issues surrounding the AIDS/HIV crisis.

http://calendar.qc.cuny.edu/?e=3617

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Art Exhibition
March 11 | Queensborough Community College

QCC art student Lisa Chin-Jung Baw will display a selection of her oil paintings in an exhibit, Windows of Inspiration, at the QCC Art Gallery.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=59380

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Conversation with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
March 11 | York College

President of Liberia and recipient of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, will be interviewed by Cheryl Wills, NY1 News anchor.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=59859

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Great Thinkers of Our Time
March 11 | Hunter College

Great Thinker series welcome Charles Fefferman, a mathematician at Princeton University, whose primary field of research is mathematical analysis.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=58526

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Interactive Artists Talk
March 11 | Queens College

Interactive artists discussion and Q&A with South African photographers Musa Nxumalo, Sanele Moya and Sipho Mpongo.

http://calendar.qc.cuny.edu/?e=3618

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Media Studies Colloquium Series
March 11 | Queens College

Speakers series welcomes Scott Heiferman, co-founder and CEO of Meetup, the world’s largest network of local community groups.

http://calendar.qc.cuny.edu/?e=3628

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Meet the Literary Agents
March 11 | Graduate Center

Panel discussion on literary agents with Andrew Blauner, Elyse Cheney, Markus Hoffmann and Dorian Karchmar.

http://www.gc.cuny.edu/Public-Programming/Calendar/Detail?id=30212

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Public Square Live Series
March 11 | CUNY School of Law

Join the CUNY Law community in presenting the 2015 Dean's Social Justice Award to Charlotte Bunch in recognition of her extraordinary commitment to social justice.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=58279

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