The #5 seeded Hunter College men’s volleyball team dug deep when it counted the most and pulled out a 3-1 (25-23, 22-25, 27-25, 25-21) win, knocking off the number four seed, No. 14 Kean University Cougars at Blake Arena on Friday afternoon behind s…
Game 3 of the 2012 CUNY Athletic Conference / Municipal Credit Union Baseball Championship just finished at MCU Park (Brooklyn Cyclones) in Coney Island today. In the contest, CSI needed some late heroics to beat #4 Lehman, sending the Lightning out …
In Scott Smith’s 1993 novel, A Simple Plan—and the 1998 movie based on it—two brothers and a friend stumble upon the wreckage of a downed airplane in the woods. The pilot lies dead in the cockpit; the plane is carrying $4.4 million. The trio’s “simple plan” to keep the money has catastrophic results, especially for the brothers, Jacob and Hank.
Joanna Hernandez, who has been juggling dual roles as a Washington Post multiplatform editor and president of Unity Journalists for more than a year, will take over as interim career services director of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in mid June. She will succeed Deborah Stead, who is retiring but will work with Hernandez [...]
Lehman English Professor Sondra Perl recently led seventeen teachers from across the United States on an educational tour of historical sites in Poland and Israel that are related to the Holocaust and important to contemporary Jewish life. The teachers, who represent differing backgrounds and faith traditions, belong to the Holocaust Educators Network, a program at Lehman that is sponsored and supported by the Memorial Library in New York City.
Steven Coniglio, a sophomore at Baruch College, is the recipient of the Elite 89 top academic award for the 2012 NCAA Division III Men’s Volleyball Championship. The Elite 89 is presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative GPA p…
In March 2012, CUNY Law School’s Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality (CLORE) convened leading progressive lawyers and activists in an effort to chart out new strategies to address threats to civil rights
Four faculty from The City University of New York have been awarded Fellowships from The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation for their outstanding achievements and exceptional promise. They were chosen from a group of almost 3,000 scholars, artists and scientists who applied for the prestigious awards in the U.S. and Canada in the Guggenheim Foundation’s eighty-eighth annual competition.
The New York Daily News and City University of New York’s 10th Annual Citizenship NOW! hotline helped its 100,000 caller this week. Over the past ten years, the Citizenship NOW! hotline has provided callers with free immigration information as they travel the complex road to citizenship.
The first two games of the 2012 CUNY Athletic Conference / Municipal Credit Union Baseball Championship are in the books and the defending champions, the College of Staten Island are in the Loser’s Bracket after falling to #3 John Jay, 4-1 on Thursday…
One might think that Richard Fisher chose a circuitous path to a college degree and academic achievement. But it ended up working out just fine for him, as he has been named New York City College of Technology’s (City Tech’s) 2012 Valedictorian.
TRYING TO GET DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS to agree on policy — especially in Congress — seems impossible these days. But Brooklyn College professor of economics Robert Cherry says he can help break some of the partisan gridlock in Washington. In Moving Working Families Forward: Third Way Policies That Can Work, a book he co-authored with Robert Lerman, Cherry focuses on third-way initiatives that would combine both liberal and conservative ideas that could help shore up the lower middle class ($40,000- $70,000 median family income), which has been hit hard in the economic downturn.
FOR DECADES, the retail industry provided many with a stable career path — with paid benefits and steady wage increases — but that’s no longer the case, according to a recent study by CUNY’s Murphy Institute and The Retail Action Project.
AT LEHMAN COLLEGE, students can’t help but hear the history echoing through the walls of Davis Hall or the Old Gymnasium, two of the original buildings on campus. Before Lehman was established in 1968, the campus was the Bronx branch of Hunter College, known as Hunterin- the-Bronx.
Fjoraldi Zguro, a student at Kingsborough Community College, snapped a photograph of KCC students sifting through the ads on a board in early January. “I saw this scene several times, but I didn’t have my camera with me,” says Zguro, who was a journalist in his native Albania and plans to attend Baruch College to study marketing. “. . . after I saw it, I tried to sell books that I bought in the first semester.”
CUNY has identified a burgeoning need to educate and support its rapidly growing number of students who have Autism Spectrum Disorders, and it hopes to become a national leader in providing a variety of higher education opportunities for these individuals.
WITH THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S relaxation of restrictions on travel to Cuba last year, 11 CUNY students were able to visit the island as part of CUNY’s first-ever Cuban arts and culture program, in January.
FOR MORE THAN A QUARTER CENTURY, award-winning landscape painter Daniel Hauben has set up his easel under elevated subway trains, at street corners and on overpasses, capturing the life of the Bronx on canvas and paper.
UNIVERSITIES are organic entities — they evolve and change, shedding and acquiring over time as they determine how best to advance students’ learning and enhance their own capacity to prepare a skilled citizenry.
Believe it or not, Jane Tainow Feder makes learning grammar fun for associate degree students . Professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, she’s been known to climb on the desk to demonstrate how prepositional phrases work, or break into rap lyrics to help students remember subject-verb agreement, correct usage of singular and plural, the possessive apostrophe and other grammar rules.