News from The City University of New York

Colin Powell School’s Chayanne Marcano wins Smithsonian award

April 28, 2016 | City College

Chayanne Marcano, an anthropology major in The City College of New York’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, is spending this summer at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. after her latest honor. The junior is the recipient of a research internship at the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum.

Hostos Center For Bronx Nonprofits Receives $100,000 Grant From The New York Community Trust

April 28, 2016 | Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College’s Center for Bronx Nonprofits (CBNP) received a $100,000 grant from The New York Community Trust, the city’s community foundation.

Title V Grant Work Celebrated With Two Days Of Events At Hostos

April 28, 2016 | Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College celebrated two years of the Title V grant, showcasing work produced by faculty, staff and students. The Title V grant was awarded to Hostos Community College in 2014 by the U.S. Department of Education.

World Science Festival and Con Edison Bring Scientific Exploration to Each of New York City’s Five Boroughs with City of Science, Beginning May 7 at Lehman College

April 27, 2016 | Lehman College

The World Science Festival and Con Edison are pleased to announce City of Science, a buzzing mini-metropolis of free interactive exhibits and demonstrations that will travel to each of New York City’s five boroughs, engaging New Yorkers of all ages in the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and math. Produced by the Festival and presented by Con Edison, the daylong City of Science expos feature mind-expanding demonstrations and hands-on activities. Like the highly successful first World Science Festival Brisbane (March 9-13), City of Science represents the Festival growing in its mission to bring science to a broad general audience.

New Musical ‘Daniel in the Lions’ Den’ Opens at Lehman College May 12

April 27, 2016 | Lehman College

Daniel in the Lions’ Den, a dramatic new musical composed by Professor Penny Prince of Lehman College’s Music Department, retells the biblical tale of oppression and faith with some new insights into immigration, incarceration, and staying true to one’s self. Performances will be held on Thursday, May 12, at 7 p.m. and Friday, May 13, at 11 a.m. in Room 306 of the Music Building.

Baruch College Hosts 11th Annual International Trade Awards Breakfast on May 16

April 27, 2016 | Baruch College

The Weissman Center for International Business at Baruch College invites you to its 11th Annual International Trade Awards Breakfast on Monday, May 16 during World Trade Week.

Baruch College Hosts Artist Nicholas O’Brien in Free Public Lecture and Closing Reception on May 2

April 27, 2016 | Baruch College

The New Media Artspace at Baruch College presents a free public lecture by artist Nicholas O’Brien on Monday, May 2 at 6 p.m. in the Baruch Performing Arts Center at 55 Lexington Avenue. A reception will follow. This evening is organized in conjunction with the closing of O’Brien’s solo exhibition at the New Media Artspace, The Four Tools, curated by Katherine Behar, Assistant Professor of New Media Arts at the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences at Baruch College. O’Brien will present and discuss artworks from throughout his career.

First Lady continues a CCNY tradition

April 26, 2016 | City College

More than 40 years ago, Coretta Scott King became the first female commencement speaker in the history of The City College of New York when she addressed CCNY’s Class of 1971. Her charge to the graduates came eight years after her slain husband, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., had delivered the commencement address to the Class of 1963.

Baruch College Student Earns Prestigious Grant to Study in China

April 26, 2016 | Baruch College

Baruch College student Kwadwo Ennin’17 has earned a NSEP/David L. Boren Scholarship to study abroad in China. The Boren Scholarship is a competitive grant from the National Security Education Program, designed to encourage undergraduates to study abroad in areas of the world critical to U.S. national security.