Archive for 2004

CSI produces A Christmas Carol to air on 88.9 FM

December 23, 2004 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island ‘s radio station, WSIA 88.9 FM, presents a newly produced radio play of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol this holiday season. The production was created, produced and edited by students and staff in the WSIA studios, located on the campus of CSI in the Willowbrook section of Staten Island. It […]

CSI requests nominations to their Alumni Hall of Fame

December 22, 2004 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island Alumni Association (CSIAA) will honor alumni at their bi-annual Hall of Fame reception on Sunday, April 10, 2005. The CSIAA requests nominations of graduates from the College of Staten Island and its predecessors, Richmond College and Staten Island Community College, no later than January 7, 2005. The criteria for nomination […]

B.P. MOLINARO AND CSI PRESIDENT MARLENE SPRINGER UNVEIL DIGITAL LIBRARY LEARNING LAB Molinaro Allocated $137,000 for Information Literacy Center

December 10, 2004 | College of Staten Island

Borough President James P. Molinaro and College of Staten Island President Marlene Springer today officially unveiled CSI’s new Digital Library Learning Lab, the only Information Literacy Center of its kind in the CUNY system. Molinaro, who allocated $137,000 in capital funding to CSI for the purchase of the state-of-the-art computer laboratory, said, “I am happy […]

Author Richard Gid Powers to present a one-hour lecture at CSI

December 8, 2004 | College of Staten Island

Richard Gid Powers, author of Broken: The Troubled Past and Uncertain Future of the FBI, will present a one-hour lecture on Wednesday, December 8 at 2:30 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Lecture Hall at the College of Staten Island. “Powers presents a shocking and accurate picture of why the FBI developed an institutional […]

SI sponsors toy drive for victims of abuse and their families Donations to benefit The Safe Horizon Staten Island Court Programs

December 7, 2004 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island Women’s Center announces their first annual Holiday Gift Drive to take place December 6 -17, benefiting The Safe Horizon Staten Island Court Programs. The gift drive directly benefits women and children in the program, according to Anne Patterson, director of The Safe Horizon Court Programs based in the Staten Island […]

CSI STUDENT WINS CUNY’S MOST PRESTIGIOUS SCHOLARSHIP

December 6, 2004 | College of Staten Island

Eileen Brown, a suddenly disabled single parent fighting for survival, is one of eleven students in The City University of New York (CUNY) that was awarded a Belle Zeller Scholarship in November by the Professional Staff Congress. But Brown, whose award pays her tuition as long as she is an undergraduate at CUNY, had few […]

CSI PRESENTS FREE YOUTH SOCCER CLINIC AT NEW CAMPUS FIELD

November 15, 2004 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island’s Soccer Complex will be the home field for a FREE Youth Soccer Clinic this Saturday. Kids age 8-18 are invited to visit the new facility and learn tips and tricks from the college’s varsity players and coaches while playing on the recently installed hi-tech playing surface. “Just show up in […]

An Invitation to Hissing and Stomping

November 8, 2004 | College of Staten Island

Franz Lists’s monumental Sonata in B minor for piano was reviewed as “eine Herausforderung zurn Zischen und Pochen” or, an invitation to hissing and stomping, by the German newspaper ‘Nationalzeitung’ after its premiere. The work, written in February 1853, is now considered by many to be one of Franz Liszt’s most extraordinary. On Tuesday, November […]

Gracie Mansion Event to Kick Off CUNY Month CSI Jazztet provides entertainment

November 6, 2004 | College of Staten Island

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will proclaim November CUNY Month at a Gracie Mansion reception Thursday, November 6, at 5:30 p.m. The event will kick-off a month that will include more than 500 special public activities at The City University of New York’s 19 campuses including open houses, lectures, performances and concerts. Other distinguished speakers will […]

CSI inaugurates new Soccer complex funded with $800K allocated by Council Member Oddo

October 27, 2004 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island (CSI) inaugurates its new Soccer Complex with a ceremony that includes NYC City Council Member James Oddo (R-Mid-Island) and others kicking ceremonial soccer balls towards the CSI goalie. The ceremony and kick-off precedes two back-to-back CUNY Athletic Conference championship games on the new field with teams from CSI, John Jay, […]

CSI inaugurates its new Soccer Complex

October 23, 2004 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island (CSI) inaugurates its new Soccer Complex with a ceremony that includes NYC City Council Member James Oddo (R-Mid-Island) and others kicking ceremonial soccer balls towards the CSI goalie. The ceremony and kick-off precedes two back-to-back CUNY Athletic Conference championship games on the new field with teams from CSI, John Jay, […]

CSI celebrates Alumni & Community Day

October 23, 2004 | College of Staten Island

On Saturday, October 23, 2004, the College of Staten Island Alumni Association holds their 4th Annual Alumni & Community Day. Former College of Staten Island (CSI), SICC and Richmond College graduates, faculty, staff and friends will reunite for a day of presentations and Celebration of Excellence Luncheon. Moving beyond its nearly 50,000 alumni, CSI opens […]

Una Notte della Canzone A Celebration of Italian American Heritage Month

October 18, 2004 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island celebrates Italian American Heritage by presenting an evening of culture, style and song, and honoring three outstanding individuals whose lives and contributions represent the notable service of Italians and Italian Americans to our borough, city and country. The special evening, entitled Una Notte della Canzone, includes a performance of select […]

National Park Services and CUNY Inaugurate New Education Center

October 10, 2004 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island (CSI) and Brooklyn College, of The City University of New York, are collaborating with the National Park Service (NPS) to develop the National Parks of New York Harbor (NPNH) Education Center that will serve a multi-faceted audience. This partnership will engage the K-12 student population of the New York Harbor […]

The world on a wire CSI joins classes from China, South Africa and Turkey in one virtual classroom

October 1, 2004 | College of Staten Island

As part of a nationwide initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the College of Staten Island (CSI) announces the World Cultures Project, a new course that uses regular internet technologies to bring students and faculty from CSI, China, South Africa, and Turkey into the same virtual classroom. WHAT: World Cultures Project partner colleges […]

Recycled Percussion to rock CSI

September 22, 2004 | College of Staten Island

You’ve heard the noise, you’ve witnessed the commotion. Now it’s your chance to experience what people everywhere are talking about. According to their Web site, “Recycled Percussion [offers] is the most energetic, heart pounding, chaotic performance on the market today. Recycled tools, recycled barrels, recycled basement garbage, building site leftovers and yo mamma’s pots and […]

Does Zero Tolerance Make Us Safer? Crime and Punishment in America

September 20, 2004 | College of Staten Island

Does a “zero tolerance” approach to crime and criminals actually make our city safer? Or is it rhetoric designed to make us “feel” safer? College of Staten Island (CSI) alumni, who are experts in the legal system, will address this question with moderator Jeffrey Kroessler, oral historian at the college, on Monday, September 27, at […]

Media Advisory for planning purposes only CSI inaugurates full-color, animated signs at main entrance

September 17, 2004 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island (CSI) will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, September 21 for two recently installed full-color animated display signs at its Victory Boulevard entrance. The signs were made possible by $100,000 in funding from New York State Senator John J. Marchi (R-C, Staten Island). “This is more than a beautiful […]

Touring the Met Local art expert leads tour of the Met

September 15, 2004 | College of Staten Island

On Friday, October 1 at 6:30 p.m., acclaimed artist and art historian, Frances D’atria-Romano will discuss the Egyptian Tomb of Perneb exhibit, part of the Egyptian collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art at 82nd Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. D’atria-Romano is a native Staten Island artist and educator whose artwork is based on […]

Field of dreams New $800G sports field will benefit CSI teams and community

September 13, 2004 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island (CSI) began resurfacing its soccer field today with $800,000 in funding from New York City Council Member James S. Oddo (R-Mid-Island). Oddo’s funding, secured in Fiscal Year 2003, will allow the Willowbrook campus to join the ranks of many professional and college sports stadiums that are using a new type […]