Archive for 2005

New City Tech Publication to Feature Outstanding Student Writing

December 9, 2005 | New York City College of Technology

Brooklyn, NY — A new journal, City Tech Writer, to debut in May 2006, is an outgrowth of the College’s Writing Across the Curriculum program. Under the direction of English Professor and Editor-in-Chief Jane Mushabac, the publication will provide a forum for the best student writing produced in courses throughout the College. “The Writing Across […]

City Tech Hoopsters Smiley and Hall Earn CUNYAC ‘Rookie of the Week’ Awards

December 9, 2005 | New York City College of Technology

Brooklyn, NY — Congratulations to New York City College of Technology freshmen Dyshea Smiley and Jamaal Hall, who earned CUNYAC/Con Ed “Rookie of the Week” awards following their recent basketball opening weekend tournament performances. Each is the youngest members of their respective teams. Freshman Dyshea Smiley, a 5’6″ guard and Bronx Leadership graduate, is off […]

Compact for Public Higher Education

December 9, 2005 | The University

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York has approved a budget request for 2006-2007 that calls for a “new compact” to expand academic programs and student services through an innovative combination of cost savings, expanded private philanthropy from donors and foundations, very small tuition increases, and a state/city partnership that would […]

NYC’s Future Leaders to Walk in Councilmembers’ Shoes: The Fourth Annual CUNY/College Now Model City Council

December 9, 2005 | The University

High school senior Gimbala Sankare, an intern in Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton’s office, will get to put his political knowledge into practice for the first time Saturday, December 10, when he serves as the New York City Council Speaker during the fourth annual CUNY/College Now Model City Council meeting. Sankare, an honor student at the […]

The Brooklyn College Community Partnership Launches After-School Art Lab on Brooklyn College Campus December 17

December 8, 2005 | Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, NY — The Brooklyn College Community Partnership (BCCP) will host a launch party for the Brooklyn College Art Lab (BCAL) on Saturday, December 17, from noon to 4 p.m. The Art Lab is an innovative site for after-school arts programs at Brooklyn College, located in a space that once served as a gymnasium. The […]

Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society Unveils First In-Depth Study of African-American, Asian-American and Latino Donors in New York Region

December 8, 2005 | CUNY Graduate Center

Study Finds that Donors in these Communities Exhibit High Levels of Giving and that Giving Priorities Vary More Along Generational than Ethnic Lines

National Physics Organization Honors Hunter’s Godfrey Gumbs

December 8, 2005 | Hunter College

Godfrey Gumb, one of Hunter’s most widely cited scientific researchers, just received two honors from the American Physical Society (APS), the main professional organization in physics. Gumbs, whose honors include an endowed professorship at Hunter–he is the Maria A. Chianta and Alice M. Stoll Professor of Physics–has been named a Fellow of APS and the […]

Brooklyn College Chamber Opera Performs Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel, December 16

December 7, 2005 | Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, NY — The Brooklyn College Chamber Opera will perform Engelbert Humperdinck’s holiday favorite, Hansel and Gretel. Singers from the Conservatory of Music of Brooklyn College will present the opera at Brooklyn College’s Sam Levenson Recital Hall on December 16 at 7 p.m. The performance, under the direction of Monica Harte and Thomas Cultice, will […]

Gene Center Receives $13.2 Million NIH Grant

December 7, 2005 | Hunter College

Hunter’s Center for Study of Gene Structure and Function (Gene Center) was recently awarded a five-year grant of $13.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The grant represents a 55% increase over the award of $8.5M for 2000-2005. The Gene Center was founded in 1985 to foster interdepartmental collaboration in genetic research. Since […]

Hunter College is One of the Country’s Best 357 Colleges

December 7, 2005 | Hunter College

According to a survey by The Princeton Review of over 110,000 students at 357 top colleges around the country, Hunter College ranks #4 in the diverse student population category. Hunter is also listed as one of the “best bargains” around, coming in #12 on the list of best bargains among public colleges. Robert Franek, the […]

2006 Workshop Series at Lehman College to Address Treatment of Speech and Language Disorders

December 6, 2005 | Lehman College

BRONX, NY— Lehman College’s Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Department will resume its Continuing Education workshop series addressing the treatment of speech and language disorders with a workshop on March 10, 2006 entitled “Promoting Academic Language Proficiency: The Integration of Spelling and Vocabulary into Language Intervention.” The workshop will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in […]

Chancellor: Compact for Public Higher Education

December 6, 2005 | The University

As most of you know, across the country, the funding of public higher education has changed dramatically. Jim Duderstadt, a friend and former president of the University of Michigan, said it this way: “We used to be state-supported, then state-assisted, and now we are state-located.” And, as time goes on, we are in danger of […]

CSI Food Drive and Holiday Flea Market

December 5, 2005 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island will host a local Food Drive and Holiday Flea Market on Thursday, December 8th, from Noon to 6 p.m. in the Campus Center of the college, located at 2800 Victory Boulevard. There will be approximately 30 vendors selling jewelry, women’s accessories, DVD’s, toys, holiday decorations and much more to help […]

CSI Food Drive and Holiday Flea Market

December 5, 2005 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island will host a local Food Drive and Holiday Flea Market on Thursday, December 8th, from Noon to 6 p.m. in the Campus Center of the college, located at 2800 Victory Boulevard. There will be approximately 30 vendors selling jewelry, women’s accessories, DVD’s, toys, holiday decorations and much more to help shoppers make the most of their shopping dollars.

Brooklyn College Student Olga Karmansky Wins 2005 Pan American Rhythmic Gymnastic Championship

December 2, 2005 | Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, NY — For some students, being flexible means being able to text-message and take notes at the same time. But nineteen-year-old Olga Karmansky, ’09, takes it to a whole other level. Karmansky, of Seagate, Brooklyn, won the 2005 Pan American Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship all-around title in Vitória, Brazil, on November 13 and is currently […]

The NYC Council vs. NYS Assembly Second Annual Basketball Square Off

December 1, 2005 | Hostos Community College

Bronx, NY: In preparation for what promises to be an exciting re-match, members of the NYC Council and NYS Assembly have practiced their moves and fakes and are limbered up for The Second Classic NYC Council vs. NYS Assembly Basketball Classic Game, which will be held in the Hostos Community College gymnasium at 12 noon […]

The Rebuilding of New Orleans: Are There New York Precedents?

December 1, 2005 | Baruch College

A Symposium on Real Estate and Urban Vision At Baruch College, Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 5:30 pm WHAT: A symposium on the economic, political and planning issues confronting New Orleans as it begins the process of rebuilding. Can New Orleans learn key lessons from New York’s post 9/11 experience? Sponsors: The Newman Real Estate Programs, […]

Two CSI Faculty Members Receive Major Research Grants

December 1, 2005 | College of Staten Island

Two faculty members at the College of Staten Island (CSI), Frank Burbrink and William Wallace, have recently been awarded major grants for scientific research. Burbrink, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology, received $100,000 from the State of Arkansas for a study of salamanders, and Wallace, an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology, […]

David Khalili, World’s Largest Private Collector of Islamic Art to Present: ‘The Art of Islam-A Glorious Tradition’ at Queens College

December 1, 2005 | Queens College

FLUSHING, December 1, 2005 – Professor Nasser David Khalili is a renowned scholar most famous for having amassed the largest private collection – nearly 20,000 objects – of Islamic art, positioning himself alongside Paul Getty as one of the world’s leading art collectors. At 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 15, in LeFrak Concert Hall, Queens […]

Grove School Of Engineering At CCNY Names Five Inaugural Andrew S. Grove Scholars

December 1, 2005 | City College

NEW YORK, December 1, 2005 — Five outstanding first-year students at the newly named Grove School of Engineering at The City College of New York (CCNY) were chosen to receive the School’s first Andrew S. Grove Scholarships. Dr. Grove, a co-founder and former chairman of Intel Corp. and member of CCNY’s Class of 1960, established […]