Archive for 2010

72 Students Earn Master of Arts in Journalism Degrees at the 2010 Commencement

December 16, 2010 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Seventy-two students from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism’s fourth graduating class stood at attention on December 15 as Dean Stephen B. Shepard conferred upon them the degree of Master of Arts in Journalism. The packed auditorium at TheTimesCenter on W. 41st Street erupted in cheers and applause as the beaming Class of 2010 filed […]

CUNY Baccalaureate Receives a Google Grant

December 16, 2010 | CUNY Graduate Center

CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies is a recipient of a Google Grant award! The Google Grants program supports organizations sharing Google’s philosophy of community service to help the world in areas such as science and technology, education, global public health, the environment, youth advocacy, and the arts. Designed for 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations, Google […]

Hostos Community College Invited to Showcase a Full Production at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

December 15, 2010 | Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College has been invited to showcase a play at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), Region 1.

City Tech Professor Finds Nursing Case Management Affects Outcomes of High-Risk Patients with Diabetes

December 15, 2010 | New York City College of Technology

Patients with diabetes who follow a self-care regimen generally have success in controlling their disease. But what about patients whose other health conditions, such as cognitive impairment and/or depression, create barriers to effective treatment? It is those individuals facing such obstacles to successful diabetes management that New York City College of Technology (City Tech) Nursing Professor Kathleen Falk made the focus of a year-long study.

CUNY Baccalaureate Student’s Paper to be Published in a Columbia Undergrad Journal

December 15, 2010 | CUNY Graduate Center

Michael Hattem, a fourth-year student in CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies, had his junior honors research paper “‘As Serves our Interest best’: A Reinterpretation of the Popular Political Response in New York City to the Imperial Crisis, 1765-1776″ selected for publication in the Columbia Undergraduate Journal of History.  Over fifty students from across the country […]

Queensborough Explores Metal Surface Toxicity against Harmful Bacteria, Through a Grant from the Copper Development Association

December 15, 2010 | Queensborough Community College

Even in the best hospitals, deadly bacteria can survive on common use surfaces for days, including patient bed rails, tray tables, nurse’s call buttons, door handles push plates, IV poles, and the arms of visitors’ chairs.

Toy Story

December 15, 2010 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

As part of Nursing 313—Pediatric and Basic Medical-Surgical Nursing Care—BMCC students complete a clinical rotation at Lincoln Medical Center’s Pediatrics Department in the South Bronx, a facility that delivers pediatric emergency care to 50,000 children annually.

Next Stop, Honolulu

December 15, 2010 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

In the years before he even thought of enrolling in college, BMCC alum Daryl Frederick was a working actor. “I had minor roles in a few movies and TV shows—not many, but enough to get me into the Screen Actors Guild,” he says.

Students Train Volunteers: Award Recognizes Initiative

December 15, 2010 | CUNY School of Law

Students from CUNY Law’s Immigration and Refugee Rights Clinic (IRRC) working with SEPA MUJER, and supervised by Director of Immigrant Initiatives and Law Professor Alizabeth Newman and IRRC Social Work Supervisor and Adjunct Professor Martha Garcia

LaGuardia Community College Students Take First and Second Place in Federal Reserve Bank Video Competition

December 15, 2010 | LaGuardia Community College

LaGuardia student filmmakers took first and second place in a Federal Reserve Bank competition where college students produced 30-second PSAs to promote financial awareness among their peers.

Medgar Evers College to Celebrate Fortieth Commencement Ceremony on June 4, 2011; Thomas N. Todd to Provide Keynote Address

December 14, 2010 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College is proud to announce its Fortieth Commencement ceremony, to be held on Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 12 noon. Nearly 40 years ago, the College enrolled just 1,000 students. Today, the rapidly growing institution has registered over 7,000 students and expects a graduating class many times the size of the first class of 94 students in 1974.

Architecture Newsletter Praises CCNY Faculty Book

December 14, 2010 | City College

“Research & Design: Faculty Work, The City College of New York – Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture,” by George Ranalli, (Oscar Riera Ojeda Publications, 2010), the catalog accompanying the school’s opening exhibit, was chosen one of the ten best architecture books for 2010 by ArchNewsNow, an architecture online newsletter.

GroupM, Top Media Firm, Seeks Ad Talent at CCNY

December 14, 2010 | City College

Through a partnership announced this week, the world’s leading media investment management operation, is set to tap the best and the brightest in The City College of New York’s Advertising/Public Relations Program. GroupM, which has worldwide billings of over $73 billion and 17,000 employees in 81 countries, will provide entry to the industry through internships and employment opportunities to top CCNY students.

Judges Hand Out $40,000 in Seed Money to Launch Journalistic Ventures

December 14, 2010 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

It was standing room only in Room 308 on the afternoon of December 13 as the spotlight focused on the vacant podium. Out in the lounge, the 10 students from Professor Jeff Jarvis’ Entrepreneurial Journalism class put away their notes. After spending the last four months refining their ideas, learning how to put together a […]

Alum Maggie Zambolla on the Impact of Smaller Jails in New Orleans

December 14, 2010 | CUNY School of Law

Alum Maggie Zambolla (’10) publishes a letter to the editor in the Times-Picayune in support of smaller jails and alternatives to incarceration.

Four LaGuardia Community College Students Won Best Poster Presentation at a Biomedical Research Conference

December 14, 2010 | LaGuardia Community College

Four LaGuardia Community College students received top awards for their poster presentations based on their scientific research at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students.

Alum Eli Federman Challenges Rabbis’ Gag Order

December 14, 2010 | CUNY School of Law

Eli Federman (’10), a Lubavitcher, challenged a move by the Beth Din, a rabbinical court in Crown Heights, ordering members of the Lubavitcher community not to speak to police or the media.

Vietnamese Ministry of Education Delegates Visit CSI

December 14, 2010 | College of Staten Island

A thirty-eight member delegation from Vietnam’s Ministry of Education visited the College of Staten Island campus as a part of their ongoing effort to promote major reform in their nation’s Higher education program. View the CSI Today Photo Gallery. The December 7 visit of the heads of Vietnamese Universities comprised the fourth such group to visit CSI in the last two years, sponsored by the National Institute of International Management in Vietnam.  They  were welcomed by a CSI delegation organized by the Center for International Service.  They were then led on a tour of the campus and the Interdisciplinary High Performance Computing Center followed by a talk by Dr.

Rapunzel ’11 Comes to Lehman College

December 13, 2010 | Lehman College

Professor Penny Prince (Music) is seeking actors, singers, stage crew, and artists for a new staging of Rapunzel, a German fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. Rapunzel tells the story of a girl who must find herself beneath her tresses, and the dysfunctional characters she encounters along the way.

Louis Armstrong House Museum Names Author and Armtrong Pen Pal Stephen Maitland-Lewis as Board Trustee

December 13, 2010 | Queens College

Author and Louis Armstrong pen pal, Stephen Maitland-Lews has been named as Board Trustee of the Louis Armstrong House Museum.