News from The City University of New York

Four Lehman Students Head to South, Central America on Gilman International Scholarships

June 30, 2016 | Lehman College

Stefanie Nolli Gaspar is one of four Lehman students to be awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to study abroad this summer. She is among a select group of more than 1,150 American undergraduates from 377 colleges and universities across the U.S. to receive the prestigious scholarship.

Urban Reporting Fellow Sheds Light on Patient Abuse at Bellevue

June 30, 2016 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Ben Hattem’s project June 29th on Buzzfeed follows fellow Wayne Barrett’s two-part investigation on a campaign finance loophole in the Daily News.

Hostos Students Honored With Carlos Beltrán Scholarship Awards

June 30, 2016 | Hostos Community College

Six Hostos students became academic all-stars when they each received $5,000 scholarships from Yankees’ slugger Carlos Beltrán at the Third Annual Carlos Beltrán Foundation Gala held on June 22 at Gotham Hall.

Hostos Celebrates 2016 HSE Program Graduates

June 30, 2016 | Hostos Community College

On June 21, Hostos’ Adult Learning Center and Division for Continuing Education and Workforce Development recognized 140 students who earned their High School Equivalency (HSE) diplomas.

Hostos Selected For Department Of Education Second Chance Pell Program

June 30, 2016 | Hostos Community College

On June 21, Hostos’ Adult Learning Center and Division for Continuing Education and Workforce Development recognized 140 students who earned their High School Equivalency (HSE) diplomas.

Class of ’16 Students are Interning All Over the Map

June 29, 2016 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Some 103 interns are working not only at outlets in New York City but in cities across the U.S. and in a dozen countries.

Meet City College’s 2016 Great Grads

June 29, 2016 | City College

The City College of New York’s latest “Great Grads” list reflects CCNY’s remarkable diversity that has earned it a top ranking as one of the most ethnically diverse institutions in the nation. The thirteen standouts include CCNY’s stellar Yemeni-born Class of 2016 Salutatorian, a Fulbright Scholar from Sudan, an Italian artist pursuing an architectural career and an Afghani immigrant bound for medical school.

CCNY shares trove of Ravi Shankar lectures and performances

June 29, 2016 | City College

Before Ravi Shankar, whom George Harrison called the “godfather of world music,” became the internationally-recognized legend that he remains today, he was a City College of New York visiting professor.

City College student engineers complete first assessment mission in Nicaragua

June 29, 2016 | City College

Five members of The City College of New York’s Engineers Without Borders student chapter are back from Nicaragua after completing a week-long mission to address the water needs of a rural community there. Students Jian Cao, Andrea Iguina, Jillian Panagakos, Rodrigo Ulloa, and Isabel Zayas were accompanied to Tadazna by Dr. Kyle McDonald, Terry Elkes Professor of Earth and Atmospheric Science, and the team’s travel mentor.

CCNY’s Grove and Colin Powell Schools co-sponsor Women in Leadership symposium

June 29, 2016 | City College

Associate Professor of Psychology Adeyinka Akinsulure-Smith will connect her past with her present when she hosts a symposium, “Women in Leadership: Empowering Girls through Education and Training: Discussions from a Global Perspective” on July 9, 4:30 p.m., in the Great Hall of Shepard Hall.

Lehman Professor Honored with the ‘Gardien du Livre’ Prize at Annual Festival

June 29, 2016 | Lehman College

Prof. Thomas Spear (Languages and Literatures) was honored late last month at the annual Livres en Folie book festival, held in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, with theGardien du Livre—or “Keeper of the Books”—prize for his work promoting Haitian literature. He was one of three recipients of the award.