News from The City University of New York

CCNY art students win Connor Awards

November 30, 2015 | City College

The City College of New York’s Art Education department bestows its Therese Ralston McCabe Connor Awards to CUNY students in the fields of studio art, art history and art education. Students receive tuition support, and are recognized for their outstanding achievement in research and projects as part of their coursework.

CCNY researchers introduce new route to thermal measurements with nanometer resolution

November 25, 2015 | City College

Understanding nanoscale heat flow is critical in the design of integrated electronic devices and in the development of materials for thermal insulation and thermoelectric energy recovery. While several techniques are currently available to observe heat transport over macroscopic distances, there is a need for new methods capable of revealing the dynamics of heat flow with nanometer resolution.

CUNY Trustees Approve Budget Request Including No Increase in Community College Tuition for 2016 And Continuation of “Predictable Tuition Policy”

November 25, 2015 | The University

Amid record student enrollments, The City University of New York Board of Trustees approved a $3.4 billion budget request on November 23 for its twenty-four community colleges, senior colleges, graduate and professional schools.

Trustees Approve New Structure For CUNY School of Public Health

November 25, 2015 | CUNY School of Public Health

“This restructuring is an essential step forward in order to assure the well-being and enhancement of the school. It will allow the institution to flourish in the broader marketplace of public health graduate schools and to serve the people of the State and City with great distinction.” – Trustee Chair Benno Schmidt

LaGuardia Community College Receives Top Grade among NY State Colleges & Universities for Tobacco-Free Campus Policy

November 24, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College

LaGuardia Community College has been awarded the highest rating for being a tobacco-free campus from a coalition, which includes the American Cancer Society and several state public health agencies, that supports and encourages colleges and universities throughout New York State to become tobacco-free.

CUNY Faculty Honored for Scholarship and Service with the Balzan Prize, the Rome Academy Prize, the Laboratories d’Excellence Chair and NSF, NIH, Fulbright and Guggenheim Fellowships

November 23, 2015 | The University

Faculty of The City University of New York are leading national organizations, conducting groundbreaking research and being recognized for their scholarship with prestigious awards, according to campus reports of awards and grants.

New Push to Hire Male Teachers of Color

November 23, 2015 | The University

New York City, in partnership with CUNY, is rolling out a $16.5 million initiative to recruit male teachers of color so that its teaching staff better reflects its student population.

Roundabout partners with CCNY to train technical theatre teachers and artists

November 23, 2015 | City College

For its first partnership with a higher education institution, the Roundabout Theatre Company chose the City College of New York’s Graduate Program in Educational Theatre to create a new course for pre-service teachers and teaching artists.

Hostos Professor And Celebrated Artist Ian Charles Scott Part Of Exhibit At Park Avenue Armory

November 23, 2015 | Hostos Community College

For four days beginning on November 20, Hostos professor and celebrated artist Ian Charles Scott will have his work displayed in an exhibit at the Park Avenue Armory. Located at 643 Park Avenue, the venue has been home to the work of such important artists as Marcel Duchamp and Pablo Picasso.

Hostos Students Return To Washington, D.C., For Model UN Conference

November 23, 2015 | Hostos Community College

Hostos students returned to the nation’s capital to participate in the National Model United Nations Collegiate Conference from October 29 to November 1.

CCNY wins big at ABRCMS conference

November 19, 2015 | City College

The 15th Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students in Seattle is over with The City College of New York a big winner. Eight students from the Division of Science received awards in the poster presentation category.