The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), renowned for its powerful role in advancing biomedical research and science education, has selected Queensborough Community College of The City University of New York (CUNY), to be the first community college in the country to become an associate member of its Science Education Alliance (SEA), a major HHMI research initiative.
David Aglialoro and Claude Celestine, both students in the master’s program in political science, have won scholarships to intern in the New York State Assembly for the spring semester. Only 10 graduate students were chosen statewide for the program.
At a recent Leadership Breakfast held at BMCC’s Media Center, the college welcomed guest speaker, Ethan “Tony” Loney, Vice President, Diversity, Compliance and Campus Relations and Human Resources at NBC Universal, who shared some exciting internship news with the BMCC community.
It is an article of faith for immigrants to the United States that, should one become successful in the land of opportunity, one should then help others in need.
Music critics have hailed “Remembrance,” released by Concord Records, as one of the John Patitucci Trio’s best releases. Featuring Joe Lovano on tenor saxophone and alto clarinet and Brian Blade on drums, the album comprises 11 mostly original tunes that pay homage to a host of jazz icons.“
On Friday, January 8, CCNY will welcome some 300 members of the famed “Fighting 69th” Infantry Regiment, a unit of the New York Army National Guard, to a “Veterans’ Social,” 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in The Great Hall. The event, which will be attended by student veterans from CCNY and other CUNY colleges, is part of a CCNY initiative to reach out to servicemen and women eager to continue their education after military life.
The Marketing Association of CSI recently held their semester event. This year 45 students from all different majors came to meet Janine LeChillgrien, an associate account manager at Google, and a former CSI student. Janine was very proud and honored to be asked to speak at her alma mater. She explained her journey to Google [...]
Medgar Evers College, CUNY will hold their annual Feeding the Needy dinner from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Kwanzaa Celebration from 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 19, at 1150 Carroll Street, Brooklyn, NY 11225: dinner will be held in the cafeteria and the Kwanzaa celebration shall take place in the gymnasium. These events are free and open to the public. All those wishing to celebrate are welcomed.
– Author Terry Teachout to read from POPS: A Life of Louis Armstrong; Book Party to Include Free House Tour – WHAT: Book party for the much-anticipated POPS – A Life of Louis Armstrong, considered the definitive Armstrong biography, with a reading by the acclaimed author and drama critic of the Wall Street Journal, Terry [...]
Bronx Community College student chooses Forensics Program as way to learn how to help solve crimes.
Bronx Community College, The City University of New York and Columbia University professors host conference on Lysenkoism.
CUNY Law’s Jonathan Harris has been selected as a 2010 Skadden Fellow. The two year fellowship will allow him to start a new economic justice project
Yi Qiang Chen’s dream of a career as a graphic designer received a big boost when the City College of New York (CCNY) junior was awarded The ADVERTISING Club’s 2009 Digital Action Scholarship, December 1.
Effort Part of CCNY Project to Reduce High School Dropout Rate, which resulted in an 8’ x 15’ storefront mural painted with Chinese motifs, and was a pilot project for the Harlem Youth Project, a City College of New York (CCNY) initiative supported by UNICEF to create a child and youth-friendly neighborhood.
Miguel Santiago, Ifeanyi Nwobi and Patricia Nelson, students in the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education Physician Assistant (PA) Program, along with trainer David Lau, have won the New York State Medical Jeopardy Championship. A trophy for winning was presented to the team by the New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA) at a December 4 reception on The City College campus.
Bronx Community College student chooses Forensics Program to help solve crimes.
Dr. Susan Kopp, a veterinarian and professor in LaGuardia Community College’s veterinary technology program, has been invited by Yale University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics as a visiting scholar during the 2010 spring semester.
In the Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago, people with high blood pressure have traditionally sought relief by eating a native plant called mauby. “Folk remedies are popular there,” says Trinidad-born Kwame Amin, a second-semester science major at BMCC. “If you’ve got a health issue, people will always say, ‘Drink this, eat that.’” But is there anything to these treatments? Do they really work?
A new one-year Electrical Technician Training (E-Tech) Program was established at New York City College of Technology (City Tech). Funding was provided by an infusion of $343,000 in federal stimulus funds awarded to City Tech’s Access for Women program through the New York City Department of Small Business Services.
A LaGuardia project has received $3.6 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a breakthrough curriculum and improve instruction in the teaching of math and writing basic skills