Archive for 2005

Jules Kroll to Chair John Jay College of Criminal Justice Foundation

November 30, 2005 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

New York, NY: President Jeremy Travis today announced the appointment of Jules Kroll, founder of Kroll Inc., as chairman of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice Foundation. “I am delighted that Jules Kroll has graciously agreed to assume the chairmanship of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice Foundation. Mr. Kroll brings with him […]

BCC To Host African Women’s Empowerment Day II (A.W.E. Day): Kadiatou Diallo To Speak Thursday 12/8

November 30, 2005 | Bronx Community College

Bronx, NY — Bronx Community College (BCC) and Sanctuary for Families will sponsor a panel discussion, “African Women’s Empowerment Day II (A.W.E. Day) on Thursday, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., December 8. BCC is located at West 181st Street and University Avenue. The discussion, which is FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, willbe held […]

New Program Opens Door to Work for Youth with Special Needs

November 30, 2005 | Lehman College

New Program Opens Door to Work for Youth with Special Needs BRONX, NY — Thanks to a new program offered at Lehman College by the City University of New York, young men and women with special needs are being prepared for a future many thought was impossible—the world of work. The program, which is called […]

Seamus Heaney’s Burial at Thebes at the New Workshop Theater, December 8-11

November 30, 2005 | Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, NY — The Brooklyn College Theater Department presents Seamus Heaney’s 2003 play The Burial at Thebes: A Version of Sophocles’ Antigone directed by Johnmichael Rossi at the New Workshop Theatre, December 8- 11. Seats: $5. In this classic retelling, written during the months before the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Irish poet and Nobel Prize-winning […]

Saint Lucia Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony to Address Forum on Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) at Medgar Evers College

November 29, 2005 | Medgar Evers College

The Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, the Rt. Honorable Dr. Kenny Anthony, will deliver the Feature Address a Special Seminar on the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on Thursday, December 1, 2005, at 6:30 p.m. at the Medgar Evers College, 1650 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, New York. The Seminar will deal with the subject: The Caribbean […]

Serrano Leadership Institute Will Introduce Bronx Students to Political System

November 28, 2005 | Lehman College

BRONX, NY— Lehman College has received a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to establish the José E. Serrano Leadership Institute, which will help high school juniors from the Bronx better understand and become more involved in the political system. The two-year program will admit its first 25 students by the end of […]

New Bachelor of Business Administration Degree Unites Liberal Arts Study with Outstanding Business Curriculum

November 28, 2005 | Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, NY — Savvy students seeking to build a career have a new option at Brooklyn College—the bachelor of business administration (B.B.A.) degree. The new program makes a strong connection between the liberal arts and the study of business, equipping young people with skills in the art and science of planning, organizing, and leading organizations […]

Shirley Chisholm Day, November 30, Celebrated at the Late Congresswoman’s Brooklyn College Alma Mater: Governor Pataki to Attend Ceremonial Signing of New York State Legislation

November 28, 2005 | Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, NY — Throughout her life, Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, a 1946 graduate of Brooklyn College, battled racism, sexism, militarism, and poverty. To celebrate Chisholm’s achievement, her birthday, November 30, has been designated a day of commemoration by the New York State Legislature. Brooklyn College will host a daylong event with film screenings, panel discussions, and […]

Sight Unseen by Donald Margulies, at Gershwin Theater, December 1–11

November 28, 2005 | Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, NY — The Brooklyn College Theater Department presents Sight Unseen, a play by Donald Margulies directed by Mary Beth Easley, in the Gershwin Theater, December 1 to 11. Jonathan Waxman, a rising young American artist, is about to make his European debut. Clients clamor to buy his works, “sight unseen.” But Jonathan yearns for […]

Brooklyn College Professor Eric Alterman on “The Bush War against the Media,” December 8

November 28, 2005 | Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, NY — The Wolfe Institute for the Humanities and the Brooklyn College Department of English will present “The Bush War against the Media,” a lecture by Eric Alterman, Professor of Journalism, on Thursday, December 8, at 1:30 p.m. Alterman’s essay “Bush’s War on the Press,” which appeared in the May 9, 2005 issue of […]

CUNY’s 2005 Salute to Scholars

November 28, 2005 | The University

CUNY’s 2005 Salute to Scholars honored 249 faculty members who won prestigious national awards or outstanding national recognition for their research, artistic endeavors, and other accomplishments in 2004-05. Their fields covered an extraordinary range—from temperature superconductors to Black Writers in America. These “teacher-scholars,” said CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein, “are as devoted to the advancement of […]

Lehman College to Give Free Classical Music Recital Dec. 13

November 23, 2005 | Lehman College

BRONX, NY-Classical pianist and Lehman faculty member Joanne Chang will celebrate the music of Bach, Debussy and Mozart in a special faculty recital on Tuesday, December 13, at 12:30 p.m., in Room 330 of the Lehman College Music Building. The public is invited to attend this free concert. The program will feature music from various […]

BCC Unveils WinterArts 2006 Culture Program December 1

November 23, 2005 | Bronx Community College

Bronx, NY — Bronx Community College’s Continuing & Professional Studies Division is repeating its successful arts and culture program. The classes are designed for those who want to explore arts and culture and those with busy schedules. WinterArts 2006 will kick off in December. BCC will hold a French style wine tasting class at LeRefuge […]

Lehman College and Community Chorus to Present Winter Concert on Sunday, Dec. 11

November 23, 2005 | Lehman College

BRONX, NY—The Lehman College and Community Chorus will give its annual free Winter Concert on Sunday, December 11, at 2:30 p.m. in the Lehman Concert Hall. Complimentary tickets will be available at the Box Office at 1 p.m. on the day of the performance. Featuring the music of Mozart, the concert is a preview of […]

A National Model for Black Male Recruitment

November 23, 2005 | The University

CUNY Chancellor Matthew Goldstein has announced the completion of a task force report on the University’s Black Male Initiative that makes recommendations on how the University system can take an active role in recruiting, retaining and graduating black men and helping them make advances in their lives. “The University must now assume a leadership role […]

The Staten Island Economy: Past, Present, and Visioning the Future

November 22, 2005 | College of Staten Island

The Center for the Study of Staten Island will hold its annual policy conference, “The Staten Island Economy: Past, Present, and Visioning the Future,” on Friday December 2 from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Center for the Arts building of the College of Staten Island, located at 2800 Victory Boulevard in the Willowbrook […]

City Tech’s Free Immigration Clinic Has Track Record of Preparing Clients to Become U.S. Citizens

November 22, 2005 | New York City College of Technology

Brooklyn, NY — November 22, 2005 — Within the next few weeks, thousands of immigrants from around the world will be celebrating in Brooklyn. Why? They will be coming to New York City College of Technology (City Tech) — selected by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to be the site for swearing-in […]

Former NBC News Anchor Tom Brokaw to Deliver Rudin Lecture at CCNY Thursday, December 1

November 22, 2005 | City College

NEW YORK, November 22, 2005 — Tom Brokaw, anchor and managing editor of “NBC Nightly News” for 21 years, will deliver the Fall 2005 Samuel Rudin Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture at The City College of New York (CCNY) 5:30 p.m. Thursday, December 1, in The Great Hall, Shepard Hall. His address, “It’s Time to Reinvest […]

New York City Prospective Firefighters Can Take Exam Prep Courses At Bronx Community College

November 21, 2005 | Bronx Community College

Bronx, NY — Bronx Community College (BCC) of The City University of New York will hold an information session on the upcoming Firefighter Examinations and preparatory courses to be offered at BCC in January, February and March of 2006. Individuals with questions should come to Philosophy Hall, Tuesday, December 6th from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., […]

New Report Calls On Federal Government To Help Transit Agencies Reduce Costs For New Light Rail Systems

November 21, 2005 | City College

NEW YORK, November 21, 2005 – A report produced for the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) by the Region 2 University Transportation Research Center (UTRC) calls on that federal agency to help local transit agencies get costs of light rail transit projects under control. The report, “Analysis of Capital Cost Elements and Their Effect on Operating […]