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Archive for 2006

CUNY Sustainability Conference

December 20, 2006 | Training Seminars

A CUNY-wide academic conference on Energy and Environmental Sustainability: Science, Engineering, and Public Policy was held at the CUNY Graduate Center on December 8, 2006. The conference was convened by Dr. Howard N. Apsan, Ph.D., University Director of Environmental Health and Safety and organized by a committe of seven faculty members: Dr. Harry Gafney (Queens), […]

Alan J. Steinberg, Regional Administrator, EPA Region II, is Guest Speaker at September NYCER

September 15, 2006 | NYCER

Alan J. Steinberg, Regional Administrator in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 2, is the keynote speaker for the upcoming New York City Environmental Resource (NYCER) luncheon on September 26, 2006. The meeting, which will be held at the Hughes Hubbard & Reed law firm at One Battery Park Plaza, will allow NYCER members an […]

Kelly R. McKinney, Deputy Commissioner of Planning and Preparedness, NYC OEM, to Discuss New York City's Coastal Storm Hurricane Plan at Next EHSO Council

September 15, 2006 | EHSO Council

In light of the arrival of this year’s hurricane season, the Environmental Health and Safety Officer (EHSO) Council will focus on CUNY Emergency Management and Preparedness with a presentation from Kelly R. McKinney, Deputy Commissioner of Planning and Preparedness at the New York City Office of Emergency Management (NYC OEM) on the “New York City’s […]

Dr. Isaac Weisfuse, Deputy Commissioner, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Discusses New York City's Pandemic Flu Preparedness at Recent NYCER

September 15, 2006 | NYCER

Dr. Isaac B. Weisfuse, Deputy Commissioner of Disease Control at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYCDOHMH), spoke at the July meeting of the New York Campus Environmental Resource (NYCER) on July 25, 2006 at Vaughn College on “New York City’s Pandemic Flu Preparedness Plan.” Dr. Weisfuse reviewed NYCDOHMH’s planning strategy […]

U.S. / CUNY Delegates Attend the 11th Annual Sino-American Conference on Education in China

June 28, 2006 | Training Seminars

More than 30 U.S. Delegates from The City University of New York (CUNY) attended the 11th Annual Sino-American Conference on Education at Taiyuan Normal College on June 12-19, 2006 in Taiyuan, Shanxi, China. Dr. Che-Tsao Huang, Professor and Coordinator of the Communications Technology Program and Director of Academic Computing and Educational Technology at the New […]

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Holds Its 2006 National Environmental Partnership Summit in Atlanta, Georgia, May 8-11.

June 27, 2006 | NYCER, Training Seminars

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 4, hosted the Annual 2006 National Environmental Partnership Summit (NEPS) at the Sheraton Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia on May 8-11, 2006. The theme of the four-day event, which focused on pollution prevention, compliance assistance, and environmental leadership, highlights stewardship, stating, “Our vision of environmental stewardship is that […]

N.Y.S. Department of Education and N.Y.S. Department of Health to Collborate with Higher Education Sector Regarding Avian Flu.

June 27, 2006 | Training Seminars

The New York State Department of Education, in collaboration with The New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) will be holding an Avian Flu meeting on July 14, 2006 at 11:00 am in the Education Building in Albany to prepare for a possible avian flu pandemic. The meeting, which will include all four sectors […]

Director of the NYC Office of Environmental Coordination to Present on "Sustainable New York" at Upcoming NYCER

May 4, 2006 | NYCER

Robert Kulikowski, Ph.D., Director at the New York City Office of Environmental Coordination (NYC OEC), will be the guest speaker at the upcoming New York Campus Environmental Resource (NYCER) meeting on May 23, 2006 at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital from 12pm to 2pm. Dr. Kulikowski will present on the New York City Office of Environmental […]

CUNY Air Compliance Effort Training at April EHSO Council Meeting

April 5, 2006 | EHSO Council

Rob Neimeier, Project Associate at O’Brien & Gere Engineers, Inc. will be the guest speaker at the next Environmental Health and Safety Officer (EHSO) Council meeting, which is being held on Thursday, April 5, 2006 at Hostos Community College from 12 pm to 2 pm. Rob will provide the Council with training in updating and […]

Theater Safety Training Seminar at New York City College of Technology, April 19, 2006

April 5, 2006 | Training Seminars

The CUNY Office of Environmental Health and Safety and the Health and Safety Subcommittee of the EHSO Council will host a Theater Safety Training Seminar at the New York City College of Technology (NYCCT) on April 19, 2006 from 8am to 3pm. The training, which will be led by Monona Rossol, Industrial Hygienist and President […]