Archive for 2002

CUNY Names Budget Director Ernesto Malave Interim Vice Chancellor for Budget and Finance

June 21, 2002 | The University

The City University of New York Board of Trustees designated Ernesto Malave as Interim Vice Chancellor for Budget and Finance at its May 28 meeting, as recommended by Chancellor Matthew Goldstein.

CUNY es primera en el Estado de Nueva York en conceder a hispanos doctorados, maestrías y bachilleratos según The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education.

June 17, 2002 | En Español

The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education ha clasificado a The City University of New York como la Universidad en que egresa el mayor número de estudiantes hispanos con grados académicos de doctorado, maestría y bachillerato.

Civic Involvement Wins “Myself Third” Scholarships To CUNY For 25 High School Leaders

June 17, 2002 | The University

Twenty-five outstanding high school graduating seniors, chosen for their extraordinary civic involvement, will receive $2,000 “Myself Third” Spirit of New York Scholarships on Wednesday, June 19 in a 7 p.m. ceremony at Baruch College’s Newman Conference Center, 151 East 25th Street in Manhattan.

CSI President appointed to New York City Charter Revision Commission

June 16, 2002 | College of Staten Island

New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg appointed Dr. Marlene Springer, President, College of Staten Island (CSI), The City University of New York (CUNY), to a 13-member Charter Revision Commission to be chaired by former Police Commissioner Robert J. McGuire. This Commission will review the entire City Charter to determine whether revision is needed and […]

CSI presents First Annual Beverly Curry Scholarship Award

June 13, 2002 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island, in cooperation with the CSI Foundation, presents the annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, in the Campus Center on the Willowbrook Campus. This year, Scholarship Committee Chairpersons Dean David Podell and Dean José Torres, recognize new and returning CSI students for their outstanding academic achievements […]

Chancellor Goldstein Announces CUNY Will Add 30 New Nursing Faculty and Implement Nursing Task Force Report

June 11, 2002 | The University

Chancellor Matthew Goldstein announced today that The City University of New York will add 30 full-time faculty to its nursing programs this year, to enable CUNY colleges to graduate more nurses and help address the serious nursing shortage in New York City.

Kurtz Foundation establishes Professorship for CSI Researcher

June 10, 2002 | College of Staten Island

The Kurtz Foundation recently established a Professorship at the College of Staten Island (CSI,) named the Leonard and Esther Kurtz Term Professorship. The Leonard and Esther Kurtz Professorship provides two continuous years of funding in support of the innovative polymer and biopolymer chemistry programs at CSI. Dr. Fred Naider, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, is the […]

CUNY Chairman Herman Badillo’s Letter of Resignation to Governor Pataki

June 5, 2002 | The University

CUNY Chairman Herman Badillo’s Letter of Resignation to Governor Pataki

Chancellor Matthew Goldstein’s Statement on Chairman Herman Badillo’s Resignation from the Board of Trustees

June 5, 2002 | The University

Chancellor Matthew Goldstein’s Statement on Chairman Herman Badillo’s Resignation from the Board of Trustees

Like Mother, Like Daughter A Graduation Celebration x2

May 31, 2002 | College of Staten Island

Marie and Kelly Payne of Westerleigh will have good cause for a double celebration on Thursday June 6, 2002. The mother – daughter pair will walk across the stage at the College of Staten Island to receive their bachelor degrees together at the College of Staten Island’s 26th annual commencement exercises. Four years ago, Kelly […]

CUNY Board of Trustees Appoints Dr. Russell Hotzler Interim President of York College

May 29, 2002 | The University

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today appointed Dr. Russell K. Hotzler as Interim President of York College, effective June 30th 2002.

CUNY Alumnus Dr. Samuel J. Daniel, M.D., President and CEO of North General Hospital, To Address CUNY “Salk Scholars” Bound for Medical Schools

May 27, 2002 | The University

Dr. Samuel J. Daniel, M.D., President and CEO of North General Hospital in Harlem, will be the keynote speaker at The City University of New York’s Jonas Salk awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 29th. Eight outstanding CUNY students will be awarded Salk Scholarships to study medicine. One other top student will be named an Honorary Salk Scholar. All will attend leading medical schools.

No lazy dog days of summer for one CSI graduate

May 20, 2002 | College of Staten Island

At six weeks old, Courtney Sue Gross had her first surgery to correct the cataracts with which she was born. She underwent 23 surgeries to correct glaucoma, retinal detachments in both eyes, and various other visual defects, and had lost vision in her right eye at the age of five. After four more surgeries, at […]

Fulbright Fellowships Awarded To Nine CUNY Students and Faculty For Research Pursuits Abroad

May 17, 2002 | The University

Seven City University of New York graduate and undergraduate students and two faculty members will use their newly awarded prestigious Fulbright Fellowships for 2002-03 to study subjects as diverse as HIV-AIDS in Africa, Jews from Croatia, tolerance in the Netherlands and 19th century exchange of medical knowledge between the U.S. and Germany.

CUNY Distinguished Professor Sheldon Weinbaum Is Elected to National Academy of Sciences.

May 17, 2002 | The University

Dr. Sheldon Weinbaum, CUNY Distinguished Professor of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering at City College and the Graduate Center was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, at the 139th annual meeting of the Academy. Election to membership in the Academy is one of the highest honors that can be accorded a United States scientist.

Senator Hillary Clinton, former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher, Educator Freeman Hrabowski III, Architect Frank Gehry and State Health Commissioner Antonia Novello Join Heroes of 9/11 as CUNY Commencement Honorees and Speakers

May 14, 2002 | The University

Senator Hillary Clinton, former President of the Dominican Republic Leonel Fernandez Reyna, and former Mayor David Dinkins will be among the distinguished speakers at City University of New York college commencements honoring the heroes of 9/11.

Assemblyman Espaillat, Councilman Martinez and CUNY To Co-Sponsor CUNY-wide College Information Fair May 18 at PA Uptown Bus Terminal

May 14, 2002 | The University

Assemblyman Adriano Espaillat, City Councilman Miguel Martinez will co-sponsor a CUNY-wide College Information Fair on Saturday, May 18 from 11 a.m./ to 3 p.m. in a central location in Washington Heights in the Port Authority Bus Terminal at West 178th Street and Broadway.

CUNY announces 9/11 Memorial Competition With $10,000 Award For Website Design

May 7, 2002 | The University

The City University of New York, which lost students, faculty, staff, and an entire building in the attack on the World Trade Center, is offering a $10,000 award for a website design that memorializes the losses the CUNY community sustained on September 11th and recognizes its efforts in responding to the tragedy.

“Chinatown After 9/11″ CUNY Institute Hosts Conference at Baruch College on May 10

May 3, 2002 | The University

The Asian American/Asian Research Institute of the City University of New York will host “The Asian American Leadership Conference: Healing and Rebuilding New York,” a daylong forum to be held at Baruch College in Manhattan on May 10, 2002.

James L. Muyskens, CEO of Georgia High Tech Campus, Is Named Queens College President

May 1, 2002 | The University

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today appointed Dr. James L. Muyskens, CEO and Dean of the Faculty of the Gwinnett University Center/University System of Georgia, to become the ninth president of Queens College. His nomination was recommended by Chancellor Matthew Goldstein.