The Monday Brief - May 24, 2015

Commencement 2015

Former U.S. Senator George Mitchell, chairwoman and CEO of Xerox Ursula Burns, and CNN host Fareed Zakaria, are among the notable speakers and honorees scheduled for the 2015 commencement ceremonies across CUNY's  24 colleges.

http://www1.cuny.edu/mu/forum/2015/05/08/exceptional-inspiring-leaders-to-address-cuny-commencements/

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311 Is Now Hiring!

Need a part-time job with flexible hours? The CUNY/311 Project provides qualified CUNY students with the opportunity to work as part-time Call Center Representatives at New York City's 311 Call Center.

http://www.cuny.edu/employment/student-jobs/jobs/311-proj.html

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Calling All Graduates

NYC Civic Corps is looking for new members who would be able to serve full-time for ten months with partnering organizations to help build sustainable volunteer initiatives. Must hold a bachelor's degree by July 31, 2015. For more information:

http://www.nycservice.org/initiatives/index.php?bitinitiative_id=3

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Sportswire – Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Tennis star Yuliya Orkis is the first Brooklyn College student to earn the distinction of CUNYAC  Scholar-Athlete of the Year since its inception four years ago. Read about Yuliya and three others selected as CUNY Scholar-Athletes of the Year.

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

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Recycling Volunteers Needed

GrowNYC needs volunteers to help out at an environmental and recycling event at the New Museum's Ideas City Festival on Saturday, May 30. New Museum, 235 Bowery, Manhattan.  

http://www.nycservice.org/opportunities/10218

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Best Selling Author Series
May 27 | Hunter College

Series welcomes thriller writer Joseph Finder, whose novels, including Paranoia and High Crimes have been turned into films of the same name.

 

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=58529

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CUNY Asian American Film Festival
May 27 | The University

Screening of select CUNY student films by Asian filmmakers or on Asian-related themes, followed by an awards ceremony and questions and answer session with the filmmakers.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=59740

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Discussion on Promoting Justice
May 27 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

A panel discussion on the New York State Sentencing Commission's Proposals on promoting sentencing reforms. Please RSVP.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=61056

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Iberian Music Ensemble
May 27 | Graduate Center

Spring concert by the New York Andalus Ensemble, the resident ensemble at the Foundation for Iberian Music.  

http://www.gc.cuny.edu/Public-Programming/Calendar/Detail?id=28621

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Historical Photo Exhibition
May 28 | Queens College

Reframing Italian America: Historical Photographs and Immigrant Representations, is a collection of over two hundred items depicting Italian life in the U.S. during the first three decades of the 20th century.  

http://qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/calandra/node/922

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An Evening of Soul
May 30 | Lehman College

An evening of 90's soul music with Mint Condition and Tony! Toni! Toné in a concert at the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts.

http://events.lehman.edu/Calendar/EventList.aspx?eventidn=4047&view=EventDetails&information_id=12862

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Citizenship NOW! Assistance Event
May 30 | The University

Citizenship NOW! events assist permanent residents with their citizenship applications. Events are open to anyone, not only CUNY students. This event is sponsored by Bronx Council Member Richie Torres.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=61027

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NY Piano Society
May 30 | Baruch College

NY Piano Society presents an exciting program performed by pianists, who are professionals in fields other than music. Guest Artists to be announced.

http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/calendar/EventList.aspx?eventidn=20948&view=EventDetails&information_id=190339

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Performance by Youth Choirs
May 30 | Queens College

Spring concert by the ACSM Youth Choir and CPSM Choir, directed by Sandra Babb, will perform at the LeFrak Concert Hall.

http://calendar.qc.cuny.edu/?e=4001

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