News from The City University of New York

Guttman Student Selected as Newman Civic Fellow for 2015

March 26, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Morgan Allphin, a Human Services major, is among 201 community-engaged students that Campus Compact has honored as Newman Civic Fellows for 2015. From across the country, college and university presidents⎯all members of Campus Compact⎯have nominated promising student leaders who have demonstrated an investment in their community to be Newman Civic Fellows. The Newman Civic Fellows […]

Queensborough Community College Professor Receives the Feliks Gross Endowment Award, CUNY’s Highest Award for Assistant Professors

March 26, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

Professor is the Only Community College Faculty Member to Receive the Award

Assistant Professor Regina A. Bernard-Carreno Selected Among “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire” by

March 25, 2015 | Baruch College

Regina A. Bernard-Carreno, Ph.D., of the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences at Baruch College, was recently selected among NerdScholar’s “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire.”

CUNY Commends President Obama’s STEM Initiatives

March 25, 2015 | The University

City University Chancellor James B. Milliken has hailed President Obama’s announcement of more than $240 million in new private sector commitments to inspire and prepare more girls and boys – especially those from underrepresented groups – to excel in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. The President made the announcement at the recent 2015 White House Science Fair to celebrate the student winners of a broad range of STEM competitions from across the country.

Li Litombe (’15) on Diversity on Law Reviews

March 25, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

Li Litombe (’15) served on a panel for Ms. JD about improving diversity on law reviews.

CCNY Graduate Sabina Pringle, ’14, wins Fulbright to Colombia

March 25, 2015 | City College

Unschooled as a child, Sabina Pringle has been teaching English in Spain since graduating from The City College of New York last fall with an honors degree in English. She is now the recipient of a 2015-2016 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Colombia.

Rebecca Solnit to Present Mumford Lecture at CCNY, April 2

March 23, 2015 | City College

Rebecca Solnit, the distinguished writer, historian, activist and urbanist, will be the guest speaker at this year’s Lewis Mumford Lecture on Urbanism at The City College of New York, Thursday, April 2, at 6:30 p.m. Her talk, in CCNY’s Great Hall in Shepard Hall, will be entitled “Atlases against Empire: A Woman Measures the City.”

Alum Paula Edgar (’06) Featured in Ms. JD

March 23, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

Ms. JD featured an interview with alum Paula Edgar (’06) in a recent blog post. Edgar is Principal of PGE, LLC, a boutique coaching and consulting firm. The firm provides innovative and strategic solutions on career management, executive/leadership development, organizational diversity efforts, intercultural competence initiatives, networking and social media strategy.

CLORE Co-Hosts Policy Breakfast on Mayoral Control of NYC Public Schools

March 20, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

The Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality (CLORE) recently co-hosted a policy breakfast addressing mayoral control of NYC public schools with Public Advocate Letitia James.

Clips of the Week

March 20, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out some of our latest links – including photos of Cuban baseball’s Serie Nacional that Joe Swide snapped for Vice Sports.

Guttman Students Participate in CUNY-Wide Microbiology Research Project

March 20, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Students in Instructor Derek Tesser’s Spring II Introduction to Biology: Life in New York City course are participating in a CUNY-wide microbiology research project investigating the New York City urban microbial community as part of Brooklyn College’s AREM (Authentic Research Experience in Microbiology) initiative. The project’s objective is to determine the influence of human activity […]

International Prize for CCNY Art Major Basel Abbas

March 20, 2015 | City College

Basel Abbas, a graduate student in The City College of New York’s digital and interdisciplinary art practice MFA program, is a co-winner of the 2015 Sharjah Biennial Prize. The international award is given out by the United Arab Emirates-based Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF).

Colorado College Officials Visit LaGuardia to Examine Educational Initiatives

March 20, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College

A delegation from Colorado’s Front Range Community College visited LaGuardia Community College last week to learn more about LaGuardia’s ground breaking student advisement and retention initiatives.

Front Range Dean of Instruction Cathy Pellish, Faculty and Instructional Coach Heidi Strang, and Coordinator of Student Activities Nate Wiley spent an afternoon meeting with LaGuardia administrators and faculty members who briefed the group on several programs.