Archive for February, 2012

Queens College’s Women’s History Month Conference to Explore the Highly Charged Topic of “Reproductive Justice” March 19

February 27, 2012 | Queens College

A distinguished panel of women representing a range of viewpoints on the topics of birth control and abortion will meet at Queens College on Monday, March 19, to discuss how current laws—-including those at risk of being amended—-affect some of the most socioeconomically-challenged populations in the U.S. today. The annual Virginia Frese Palmer Women’s Studies Conference, held in celebration of Women’s History Month, will take place on the fourth floor of the Student Union from 9 am to 3 pm. The event is free and open to the public.

Professor David Kennedy’s Violence Reduction Strategy Will Be the Centerpiece of a New State Initiative

February 27, 2012 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

A violence-reduction strategy developed by Professor David Kennedy, Director of the Center for Crime Prevention and Control at John Jay College of Criminal Justice will be the centerpiece of a comprehensive $2-million anti-violence initiative recently announced by New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.

#2 BARUCH WINS 5TH STRAIGHT CUNYAC/CON EDISON TITLE OVER BROOKLYN Will Travel to Rhode Island College Friday For NCAA Opener

February 27, 2012 | Sports

Baruch College (19-9) overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to capture the 2012 CUNY Athletic Conference / Con Edison Women’s Championship game at CCNY, going away, 65-49 over top-seeded Brooklyn College (21-7) for the school’s record-breaking f…

#1 CSI SQUEEZES BY #6 MEC, 82-81, FOR CUNYAC/CON EDISON TITLE Dolphins to Host 4-Team NCAA Sub-Regional on Friday & Saturday

February 27, 2012 | Sports

With 31 points, senior guard T.J. Tibbs led Staten Island, the tournament’s top seed and the and the number one team in the NCAA Atlantic Region, to an 82-81 victory over #6 Medgar Evers in the championship game of the 47th Annual City Universi…

#1 STATEN ISLAND SQUEEZES BY #6 MEC, 82-81, FOR 1ST TITLE IN 10 YEARS In 2012 CUNYAC/Con Edison Men’s Basketball Championship Final @ CCNY

February 27, 2012 | Sports

With 31 points, senior guard T.J. Tibbs led the College of Staten Island, the tournament’s top seed and the currently number two in the latest NCAA Atlantic Regional rankings, to an 82-81 victory over #6 Medgar Evers College in the championshi…

ABA Magazine Article from CLRN Director Fred Rooney (’86) on Need for Pro Bono Services

February 27, 2012 | CUNY School of Law

In the American Bar Association’s latest GPSolo magazine, Fred Rooney (’86), director of the Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN), discusses the serious need for legal representation of people navigating the US justice system

Hostos’ Dental Hygiene Program Receives High-ranking Re-Accreditation from the Commission on Dental Accreditation

February 27, 2012 | Hostos Community College

Since 1970, the Dental Hygiene program has established a stellar reputation for excellence that makes it an asset of inestimable value, not only to the college and The City University of New York, but also to the South Bronx and Upper Manhattan communities it serves. In terms of enrollment, it ranks in the top five. […]

Queensborough Tops Community College Field at the Armory In the 2012 CUNYAC / U.S. ARMY INDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

February 27, 2012 | Sports

Three Community Colleges were in full force once again in the 2012 CUNY Athletic Conference / U.S. Army Track & Field Championship at the New Balance Track & Field Center. In team competition, Queensborough Community College swept both the m…

CCNY CAPTURE’S 2012 MEN’S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD 2012 CUNYAC / U.S. ARMY CHAMPIONSHIP at the ARMORY

February 26, 2012 | Sports

The City College of New York topped the men’s field at the 2012 CUNY Athletic Conference / U.S. Army Track & Field Championship with 137.25 points, giving the school back-to-back titles for the first time in the 16-year history of the eve…

LEHMAN WOMEN & CCNY MEN CAPTURE CHAMPIONSHIPS In 2012 CUNYAC / U.S. ARMY INDOOR TRACK & FIELD

February 26, 2012 | Sports

The City College Men’s & Lehman College Women’s Teams Captured team titles at the 16th Annual CUNYAC/U.S. Army Indoor Track and Field Championship at The New Balance Track and Field Center in Washington Heights, NY this evening. CCNY’s PAUL DE…

DOLPHINS DO IT! WIN CUNYAC CHAMPIONSHIP WITH THRILLER OVER MEDGAR EVERS!

February 25, 2012 | College of Staten Island

For the first time since 2001-02, the College of Staten Island men’s basketball team has claimed the CUNYAC/Con Edison Championship, doing it in thrilling fashion tonight over No. 6 seeded and defending-champion Medgar Evers College, 82-81, in the Final played this evening at the Nat Holman Gymnasium at City College of New York.  The win for the Dolphins (24-4) insured them of a berth into the NCAA Division III National Championship Tournament, with the official draw announced on Monday afternoon.  MEC dropped to 17-11 overall, and will await word on further postseason as well.

CUNYAC/U.S. Army Indoor Track and Field Championship On Pace Stars to Shine at the Armory on Sunday Night

February 25, 2012 | Sports

Sunday night is the 16th Annual CUNYAC/U.S. Army Indoor Track and Field Championship, at The New Balance Track and Field Center in Washington Heights, NY from 5:00 PM till 9:00 PM. Free ticket info and more information is available here ar www.cunyat…

2012 CUNYAC/Con Edison Men’s Basketball Championship @ CCNY #1 Staten Island (23-4) In Rematch With #6 Medgar Evers (17-10) @ 5 pm

February 25, 2012 | Sports

Register for tickets to any of the championships at http://cunyathletics.com/tickets
For Live Stats of the Game in Progress http://www.sidearmstats.com/cuny/wbball3/index.htm
A rematch is on tap in the 47th Annual Men’s FInal (Saturday, 5 pm), as six…

Angela Hill (’07) Part of ABC News Team that Wins 2011 George Polk Award for Television Reporting

February 24, 2012 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Class of ’07 alum Angela Hill was part of the ABC News investigative team that just won a 2011 George Polk Award for Television Reporting. The award recognized the Brian Ross Investigative Unit for its 10-month investigation into the 2009 murder of a 24-year-old Peace Corps volunteer in West Africa. A three-part report based on [...]

Associate Professor of History William deJong-Lambert has Received a $25,000 Science, Technology and Society Grant

February 24, 2012 | Bronx Community College, Uncategorized

Associate Professor of History William deJong-Lambert has received a $25,000 Science, Technology and Society grant from the National Science Foundation to fund the Second International Workshop on Lysenkoism, hosted by the University of Vienna, June 21-23, 2012. The first International Workshop on Lysenkoism, held December 4-5, 2009 at the CUNY Graduate Center and the Harriman […]

Cleaning India’s Holiest — And Most Polluted — River

February 24, 2012 | Brooklyn College

For millions of Hindus, the 1,500-mile-long Ganges River is the holiest river in India. Sadly, it’s also one of the world’s most polluted. New light will now be shed on this environmental catastrophe when Living River: The Ganges, a documentary directed and produced by Assistant Professor of Film Vinit Parmar screens on Monday, Feb. 27, at the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

CCNY Announces Women’s History Month Events

February 24, 2012 | City College

Art exhibits, a symposium on “Women and Work in the Americas” and the “First Annual Celebration of Women in Arts and Culture Awards” are among the events taking place at The City College of New York to celebrate Women’s History Month, March 2012.

2nd Annual National Urban Health Conference Focuses on Urban Ecology Feb 23 – 26

February 24, 2012 | City College

The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, along with the New York Academy of Medicine, Harlem Hospital, Emblem Health, Touro College and The City College of New York, is sponsoring the second annual National Urban Health Conference. The four-day event will take place from February 23rd to February 26th and will center on the theme of Urban Ecology.

Professor Victor Goode on the Affirmative Action Case Before the Supreme Court

February 24, 2012 | CUNY School of Law

Victor Goode, Former Executive Director of the National Conference of Black Lawyers and Founder of the Affirmative Action Coordinating Center, reflects on the potential impact of a precedent-setting affirmative action case

SUPER SATURDAY – 2012 CUNYAC/Con Edison Championship Games @ CCNY Women: #1 Brooklyn vs. #2 Baruch @ 3pm; Men: #1 CSI vs. #6 MEC @ 5 pm

February 24, 2012 | Sports

The 2012 women’s final at CCNY (Saturday, 3 pm) will have #1 Brooklyn (21-6, 11-0 CUNYAC), and the four-time defending champions, #2 Baruch (18-9), who are right back in the title game for the seventh straight occasion. A rematch is on tap in …