News from The City University of New York

Lehman College, Community Chorus to Present Spring Concert on Sunday, May 7

April 28, 2017 | Lehman College

The Lehman College and Community Chorus will present its annual free Spring Concert on Sunday, May 7, at 2:30 p.m. in the Lehman Concert Hall. The program will feature Mozart’s Requiem. Complimentary tickets will be available at the Box Office beginning at 1 p.m. on the day of the performance.

Dr. Lonnie Smith headlines CUNY Jazz Festival at CCNY

April 28, 2017 | City College

Hammond organ guru Dr. Lonnie Smith plays two concerts at the CUNY Jazz Festival May 4 -5 at The City College Center for the Arts. The two-day festival includes free master classes with saxophonist Jon Gordon and vocalist René Marie, and performances by student ensembles from CUNY schools.

Ellianna and Elaine are CCNY’s 2017 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

April 28, 2017 | City College

Ellianna Schwab, the first of her siblings to attend college and a recent NSF Graduate Research Fellowship recipient, is The City College of New York’s Class of 2017 Valedictorian. Elaine Johnson, born and raised in Harlem of Jamaican immigrant parents, will be the Salutatorian at CCNY’s 171st Commencement Exercises on June 2.

City College honors architect Carl Stein at the 2017 Presidential Awards Gala

April 27, 2017 | City College

Renowned restoration architect Carl Stein FAIA’s work includes the protection and preservation of The City College of New York campus and its historic architecture. For this, he will receive the President’s Leadership Award at the Presidential Awards Gala on May 2 in The Great Hall. The gala celebrates City College’s 170th anniversary.

CCNY Student Stephana Eghan Wins NY Women in Communications Scholarship

April 27, 2017 | City College

Stephana Eghan, a junior in The City College of New York’s media and communication arts department, is the winner of a New York Women in Communications Scholarship for 2017. The advertising and public relations major is one of 19 recipients of the highly competitive award.

Statement from Chancellor James B. Milliken

April 26, 2017 | The University

The current discussion about the invitation to Linda Sarsour to speak at the commencement ceremony of the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy draws into sharp focus principles central to a free society and its academic institutions.

Two CCNY Grove School students are SCI Scholars

April 26, 2017 | City College

The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering students Isamar Garrido Rodriguez and Patrick Tuttle are 2017 Society of Chemical Industry Scholars. The SCI Program provides each chemical engineering major with industry experience through a 10-week summer internship and a work stipend.

CSI Alumnus Receives Jonas Salk Scholarship

April 25, 2017 | College of Staten Island

College of Staten Island (CSI) alumnus Keegan Fernandes ’15, ’16, ‘17 has won a Jonas Salk Scholarship. Through the Scholarship, in fall 2017, Fernandes will more »

Congressman Adriano Espaillat to Deliver Annual Lehman Lecture on Friday, May 5th

April 25, 2017 | Lehman College

In his speech entitled, “Fighting for the America I Know!” Espaillat will share stories about his personal journey to congress and “his work in opposition to Trump administration policies that hinder progress in America’s efforts to achieve equity and opportunity for all.”