Archive for 2004

Fundraisers announce memorial scholarship for FDNY probies

September 2, 2004 | College of Staten Island

riends and family members of Frank Walter and John Esposito gathered in Nansen Park on Staten Island on Saturday, August 28, for the inaugural memorial picnic for the two deceased firefighters. More than 300 attended for a day of family fun in the hot sun, and by the end of the day, the event raised […]

SI Bank & Trust funds the future of Stapleton students

August 24, 2004 | College of Staten Island

The SI Bank & Trust Foundation today announced a $70,000 grant to the College of Staten Island’s Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge (SEEK) Program in expanded support of the Willowbrook college’s successful Strategies for Success program. Strategies for Success was founded in 2001 to specially train SEEK students at CSI to perform as mentors […]

SI Bank & Trust funds the future of Stapleton students

August 24, 2004 | College of Staten Island

The SI Bank & Trust Foundation today announced a $70,000 grant to the College of Staten Island’s Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge (SEEK) Program in expanded support of the Willowbrook college’s successful Strategies for Success program. Strategies for Success was founded in 2001 to specially train SEEK students at CSI to perform as mentors at the Dreyfus Intermediate School in Stapleton, on the north shore of Staten Island.

MEDIA ADVISORY for planning purposes SI Bank & Trust funds the future of Stapleton students

August 19, 2004 | College of Staten Island

The SI Bank & Trust Foundation will announce a $70,000 grant to the College of Staten Island’s Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge (SEEK) Program in expanded support of the Willowbrook college’s successful Strategies for Success program. WHO: Betsy Dubovsky, Executive Director, SI Bank & Trust Foundation Marlene Springer, President, College of Staten Island Georgia […]

MEDIA ADVISORY for planning purposes SI Bank & Trust funds the future of Stapleton students

August 19, 2004 | College of Staten Island

The SI Bank & Trust Foundation will announce a $70,000 grant to the College of Staten Island’s Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge (SEEK) Program in expanded support of the Willowbrook college’s successful Strategies for Success program. WHO:Betsy Dubovsky, Executive Director, SI Bank & Trust FoundationMarlene Springer, President, College of Staten IslandGeorgia Landrum, Program Coordinator, Strategies for SuccessIS 49 StudentsCSI MentorsWHAT:A press conference that will feature a ten-minute video of the Strategies for Success program at work in the classroom.

Mayor appoint CSI president to Women’s Issues commission

July 26, 2004 | College of Staten Island

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg recently announced the appointment of Marlene Springer, President of the College of Staten Island, to the New York City Commission on Women’s Issues. Dr. Springer’s appointment is effective immediately. The Commission on Women’s Issues (formerly the Commission on the Status of Women) was established by Mayoral Executive Order in 1975 as […]

College of Staten Island students named 2004 Jeannette K. Watson Fellows Distinguished Fellowship Program Grooms Freshmen and Sophomores for Professional and Personal Growth

July 19, 2004 | College of Staten Island

Three College of Staten Island students have earned Jeannette K. Watson Fellowships this year, a sought-after paid summer internship program offering mentoring and lifetime contacts to talented freshmen and sophomores at CUNY and independent city colleges who demonstrate exceptional academic promise and outstanding leadership skills. The recipients of this year’s Jeannette K. Watson Fellowships at […]

College of Staten Island awarded $2.3M to expand high-tech research program

July 19, 2004 | College of Staten Island

New York Governor George Pataki just announced a five-year, $2.3 million grant to the College of Staten Island (CSI) to “bolster and expand high-tech research” as part of a new comprehensive initiative to spur technology-based applied research and economic development across the state. The grant, funded through the College Applied Research and Technology (CART) program […]

CSI Commencement

June 3, 2004 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island’s 28th annual commencement ceremony will be held Thursday, June 3, 2004 at 10 a.m. on the college’s Great Lawn, rain or shine. Approximately 2000 students, at the undergraduate and graduate level, are expected to receive their degrees. The guest speaker, Congressman Vito Fossella, will also receive the President’s Medal. Congressman […]

Identity theft expert filters out fact from flimflam at timely new seminar at CSI

May 24, 2004 | College of Staten Island

“Identity theft is a growing issue in America,” according to Hugo Kijne, director of Continuing Education and Professional Development at the College of Staten Island. “We learn about the horrors of identity theft everyday on television, radio, and the newspapers,” he continues, “and we thought it was time to help offer a solution by bringing […]

Musical time travel at CSI Four Nations Ensemble to play CFA’s Recital Hall

May 24, 2004 | College of Staten Island

The Four Nations Ensemble is known for bringing together diverse musical styles, multinational traditions, and distant eras with their unique and innovative programming. The Ensemble has performed its innovative program at Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, as well as in the intimate rooms of chamber music societies around the […]

Tee time for CSI

April 27, 2004 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island Foundation will hold its fourth annual CSI Alumni & Friends Golf Outing at the South Shore Country Club in Huguenot on Friday, May 7. Breakfast and registration will begin at 7 a.m. with a shotgun tee off following at 8 a.m. John Mazza, president of Adak Contractors & Consultants in […]

CUNY: Récord de Inscripción en los Colegios Comunales Nunca hubo tantos estudiantes como ahora

April 1, 2004 | En Español

El número de estudiantes que se matricularon en los seis colegios comunales de la Universidad de la Ciudad de Nueva York (CUNY) para el semestre de Primavera batió el record de este recinto universitario, al registrar la inscripción de 72,473 alumnos. Unos 10,000 nuevos alumnos ingresaron en las aulas de los colegios comunales,lo que significa un aumento en 16.5 por ciento de estudiantes en los últimos tres años.

Estudiosos en la Vecindad

March 31, 2004 | En Español

Comité Legislativo Afro-Americano, Puertoriqueño e Hispano / Miembros de la Asamblea, Adriano Espaillat y Darryl Towns crean CUNY Scholars Program (Programa Académico)) Stephanie Rosario quiere comprender la dinámica de los tejes y manejes en la política. Ella considera fascinante este proceso de dar y recibir, de avanzar y retroceder, de la “manera de comunicación de ciudadanos con sus representantes y de la forma como estos tratan de responder a las inquietudes de sus electores que abarcan un sinnúmero de temas que varían desde la salud y seguridad a la justicia e igualdad”.

Immigration conversations forum at CSI brings together Islands cultural communities

March 22, 2004 | College of Staten Island

Community leaders from across Staten Island convene for A Conversation on Staten Island Immigration on Monday, March 29, in the Center for the Arts at the College of Staten Island. The evening’s forum, focusing on foreign-born immigrant populations, will bring together diverse members of the Island’s cultural communities to discuss the state of immigration on […]

New mineral discovered in NYS to be displayed by NY State Museum and Smithsonian Institute

March 15, 2004 | College of Staten Island

The Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names (CNMMN) and the International Mineralogical Association (IMA) approved the classification of a new manganese-rich silicic edenite mineral named parvo-mangano-edenite. The discovery of this new mineral from a talc mine in St. Lawrence County adds more evidence supporting the theory that this area in upstate New York just […]

Poll results find 9 out of 10 Staten Islanders favor better on-Island transportation and more commuting options to New Jersey, Brooklyn and Manhattan

February 23, 2004 | College of Staten Island

According to a recent poll, 88 percent of Staten Islanders believe the island is facing “serious problems” related to traffic and mass transportation, with 72 percent of those believing that the problems have reached a “crisis” or “very severe” level. The January poll of 600 Island residents, funded through the generosity of Con Edison, was […]

21st Century Blackboards for CSI

February 2, 2004 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island goes hi-tech with the help of Cesar Claro of the Richmond County Savings Foundation. Claro provided $25,000 to help the college purchase an interactive computer-based teaching tool to give a 21st Century boost to the Willowbrook college’s education department. WHO: Cesar Claro of the Richmond County Savings Foundation donated $25,000 […]

Group completes poll of Staten Islanders on traffic and transportation issues focuses on possible travel solutions between Island, Manhattan, Brooklyn & New Jersey

February 2, 2004 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island-Staten Island Project (CSI-SIP) with the generous support of Con Edison, recently announced the completion of a Staten Island-wide polling initiative on traffic and transportation issues.

Casino Night New CSI fundraiser provides an entertaining evening while helping make a difference in the future of CSI students

January 26, 2004 | College of Staten Island

The Staten Island Mall’s Center Court will be transformed into New Orleans for an entertaining night at Mardi Gras on Sunday, February 8, 2004 from 7 to 10:30 p.m. The event, called Casino Night: A Sure Bet, is a new College of Staten Island Foundation fundraiser chaired by Jim Easley, vice president and general manager of the Staten Island Mall.