What do artist Sarah Haviland and fashion gurus Stella McCartney and Giambattista Valli have in common?
This summer, their creative talent shared the same window at Saks Fifth Avenue.
“I loved my window,” says Haviland, an associate professor in BMCC’s Music and Art department. “It was very elegant.”
Long Island City, NY—Arti Cameron, a ‘08 LaGuardia Community College graduate who went on to become a pre-med student, will be representing Guyana in the Miss World 2012 Competition. The beauty pageant is currently underway. The final night of the pageant takes place on August 18 in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China. The 23-year-old contestant, who [...]
Long Island City, NY—Harmonie Kobanghe, a LaGuardia Community College honor student and campus leader whose commitment to social justice is leading her to a law degree and a career as a human rights activist for Congolese women who were victims of war, is the recipient of 2012 Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, a premier [...]
John Jay College of Criminal Justice President Jeremy Travis has been named as the recipient of the 2012 Maud Booth Correctional Services Award presented by the Volunteers of America, philanthropic human services organization.
JAMAICA, NY—The York College Athletic Department is pleased to announce the hiring of Ashley Greene as the new Head Women’s Volleyball Coach at York College.
“After an extensive interview process, Ashley truly stood out as the candidat…
Long Island City, NY—Like many of the nation’s manufacturers, the economic downturn had taken a major toll on Mario Fichera’s 78-year-old family-owned business in Woodside. The manufacturer and fabricator of store interiors not only witnessed the collapse of the construction environment, but he hopelessly watched jobs and clients go to his domestic competitors who were [...]
Long Island City, NY—It was 1:15 p.m. on a typical weekday and Sage General Store, a folksy 20-seat Long Island City eatery owned by restaurateur and caterer Leslie Nilsson-Pedace, was busy feeding its lunchtime crowd. Behind the long counter displaying luscious-looking homemade cupcakes and brownies, servers dished out to hungry patrons the day’s soups, sandwiches, [...]
Long Island City, NY—Suddenly, Laura Catana’s life had changed dramatically. One minute she was a senior at Wesleyan College majoring in anthropology, and the next minute she was running the family’s landscaping business when her father, the founder and owner of City Gardens of New York, located in Long Island City, suddenly passed away. Without [...]
The wrestlers on the mat circle each other, locked in a battle of strength and skill. They grab at each other, vying for points for takedowns, reversals and exposure. Neither will surrender until one wins by fall, technical superiority or decision. And when the victor’s arm is raised, she’ll have every reason to be proud: She’s one of the meager 2 percent of U.S. wrestlers who are women.
Katherine Stone graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Teacher Education Honors Academy (TEHA) with a BA in Mathematics. While at CSI, she racked up an impressive list of accomplishments, including the Sherry Blackman Award for Mathematics, she was a Noyce Scholar and a Harcourt Fellow, and she was a finalist for 2012 Valedictorian.
Greetings, Check out some of the latest links from our reporters: •Lindsay Lowe covered a boat race on Seattle’s Lake Union for KPLU public radio. •Peter Moskowitz’ story and video about environmental activists trying to clean up the Gowanus Canal made The New York Times. •Melissa Noel put together a video-and-print report on the closing [...]
Recent graduate Yusuf Anwar ’12 has won fourth place and $1,500 in an international debate competition. The Global Debate & Public Policy Challenge was held earlier this summer in Budapest. Anwar received an all-expense-paid trip to the Hungarian capital, where he stayed for 10 days.
An article in open source journal PLoS ONE, titled “Detecting the Immune System Response of a 500 Year-old Inca Mummy”, reports the first-ever use of proteomics to detect immune system response from a frozen Inca mummy. Co-authored by Assistant Professor Angelique Corthals of the Department of Sciences at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, the study found that the Incan mummy suffered from a bacterial lung infection at the time of its death.
In a myth dating back to pre-Columbian times, the world is robbed of its colors by a villain. A butterfly turns into a young girl named Are, who sets out on a magical journey through numerous “kingdoms of color” with a single mission: to wrest back the colors and restore them to the world.
The New York City Bar has appointed Dean Michelle Anderson to a task force that will examine the current state of the job market for recent law school graduates.
The Research and Evaluation Center at John Jay College of Criminal Justice released a report titled Homicide by Neighborhood: Mapping New York City’s Violent Crime Drop.
How do you hook students on technological careers while ensuring they have the fundamentals to succeed in rapidly changing industries? With this question in mind, City Tech has set up a “Fuse Lab” for students earning associate degrees in architectural technology, construction management technology and civil engineering technology.
Artists can be fickle. So even though Jada Munroe’s piece is well received at the exhibit, the so-called master mixer of colors won’t be discussing her inspiration or the techniques behind her strokes, even when she’s bribed with a chocolate chip cookie or cajoled by her mother.
STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE – Students can sit in a classroom and listen to their professors discuss features of the Earth, but until they go out and see things for themselves, it’s difficult to retain the information — like the way the Richmond Creek Bluebelt absorbs water.
BRONX, N.Y. – The Lehman College Athletics Department announced the appointment of Lehman alumnus Jerry Power as men’s and women’s tennis coach.
Power, a graduate of Lehman College with a master’s degree in education, completed his 26th …