Archive for August, 2012

Clips of the Week

August 31, 2012 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Here are some of the fruits of our reporters’ labors to enjoy over the holiday weekend: •Sean Carlson’s article examining a Bronx land deal made the Mott Haven Herald. •Jacob Hodes’ story about a law to requiring a public listing of private money donated to city parks found a home in The New York Times. […]

Baruch Professor Stuart Schulman Receives NSF Grant for Virtual Enterprise Project

August 31, 2012 | Baruch College

The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $898,506 to The Research Foundation of CUNY, Baruch College for support of an entrepreneurship program led by Stuart A. Schulman, Ed.D., professor of entrepreneurship with the Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship in Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business.

Queens College Ranks 4th in U.S. for “Lots of Race and Class Interaction” in the 2013 Princeton Review The Best 377 Colleges

August 30, 2012 | Queens College

The attached press release provides an overview of Queens College’s rankings in Princeton Review’s 2013 edition of The Best 377 Colleges. Among the highlights are a seven-point rise from eleventh to fourth in the nation for “Lots of Race/Class Interaction,” and a “Quality of Life” ranking among students that outscores Fordham University, St. John’s University, Hofstra, The Cooper Union, Bard College, and all the SUNY colleges.

CUNY Athletics Adopts the 2012-2016 Strategic Plan

August 30, 2012 | Sports

Thursday, August 30, 2012 (New York, NY) – This summer The City University of New York Athletic Conference adopted the CUNY Athletics Strategic Plan 2012-2016, which details three sets of overarching goal areas: Building Our Capacity, Developing …

Seventh Annual CUNYAC Leadership & Coaches Rules Seminars

August 30, 2012 | Sports

Thursday, August 30, 2012 (New York, NY) – The City University of New York Athletic Conference Leadership & Rules Seminar is set to kick off for the seventh consecutive year with enhanced interactive programming for student-athletes and coach…

Trifecta (x3): Curators’ Choice — Queens College Art Center Commemorates First 25 Years in Rosenthal Library September 6 – October 26, 2012

August 30, 2012 | Queens College

From September 6 – October 26, the Queens College Art Center will celebrate its silver
anniversary with TRIFECTA (x3)/CURATORS’ CHOICE, an exhibition of photographs,
mixed media pieces and sculpture by artists whose work has been previously shown.
Each of these artists has been selected by the AC’s curators to represent key themes
of the center’s 25-year history.

Investing in Our Future

August 30, 2012 | CUNY Matters, The University

Groundbreaking research emerging from advanced science laboratories. More faculty in classrooms, including 355 new full-time hires in 2013 alone.

Grants and Honors: Recognizing Faculty Achievement

August 30, 2012 | CUNY Matters, The University

The University’s renowned faculty members continually win professional-achievement awards from prestigious organizations as well as research grants from government agencies, farsighted foundations and leading corporations.

Outstanding 2012 Grads

August 30, 2012 | CUNY Matters, The University

Some already are pursuing high goals — such as expanding accessibility for the disabled and inspiring tolerance along with scholarship in school children.

Hostos — and the Bronx — Laud ‘Mr. Arts and Culture’

August 30, 2012 | CUNY Matters, The University

The South Bronx was burning when Wallace “Wally” Edgecombe arrived at Hostos Community College in 1973. Gangs were active, drugs were ubiquitous and many people lived in poverty.

Baruch College Dean to lead discussion on education in the 21st Century

August 30, 2012 | Baruch College

Dr. Jeffrey M. Peck, Dean of the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences and Vice Provost for Global Strategies at Baruch College, will moderate a discussion between U.S. and German university leaders on liberal arts education as it relates to the 21st century job market.

Developing Political Voices

August 30, 2012 | CUNY Matters, The University

Roberto Perez was already a self-described “political junkie” when he was introduced to state politics through CUNY’s Model New York State Senate.

The Widow Pollock Becomes Lee Krasner

August 30, 2012 | CUNY Matters, The University

Perhaps the most distinguished marriage of two American artists was that of the abstract expressionists Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) and Lee Krasner (1908-1984).


August 30, 2012 | CUNY Matters, The University

Training employees to guide students is one key to creating University-wide collaboration.

Why men can’t pick the right shade of Dulux

August 29, 2012 | The University

Professor Israel Abramov and colleagues at the City University of New York reached their conclusions after testing the sight of students and staff, all over 16, at two colleges.

New TIAA-CREF Website,

August 29, 2012 | Uncategorized

Renowned Astrophysicist and CSI Professor Named Director of Two of CSI’s Flagship Honors Programs

August 29, 2012 | College of Staten Island

During a recent photo shoot for CSI’s Website, Professor Charles Liu was having a hard time standing still. With each click of the camera’s shutter, Prof. Liu grew more animated, first shifting in his chair, then rising altogether.  His polite smile evolved into a broad grin as he tossed his blazer over his shoulder and began offering his own direction. “What if I lean on something?” he asked.

John Jay Names Andy McLeavey Head Coach of Women’s Volleyball and Men’s Volleyball

August 29, 2012 | Sports

New York, N.Y.— John Jay College of Criminal Justice Department of Athletics, Recreation and Intramurals has announced that Andy McLeavey has been named head coach of the women’s volleyball team and men’s volleyball team.

NYC Public High School Grads Soar at CUNY

August 28, 2012 | The University

Umussahar “Sahar” Khatri was just 5 when she and her mother left Pakistan to join her father in Queens.

Students Top Charts in CUNY-City High Schools

August 28, 2012 | The University

With 100 percent graduation and college-enrollment rates, all honors-level classes and required Advanced Placement courses, Townsend Harris High School on the grounds of Queens College is one of the most sought-after public schools in New York City.