By Erin Horan Class of 2012 Veteran public radio producer and media consultant Doug Mitchell joined students for two days of career coaching, lectures, and panels. The workshop started off with a talk called “Getting into Position to Start Your Career.” Mitchell, who developed NPR’s Next Generation Training Project and the online radio program Intern […]
Greetings, Our reporters enjoyed a particularly productive week. Check out some of our latest links: •Rachel Bryson-Brockmann wrote about a nun honored for 50 years of service to Hunts Point for The Hunts Point Express. •Matthew Jacobs covered a reading by author Jeffrey Eugenides for the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. •Sofia Perpetua’s piece about parties to […]
Lehman College will host a keynote address by Andrew Serwer, managing editor of Fortune Magazine, during the opening plenary session of the National Numeracy Network conference on Friday, Oct. 12
Dr. Benjamin R. Barber has joined the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (CPCS) as a Senior Research Scholar as of July 2012, said Kathleen D. McCarthy, CPCS founding director. He is working with CPCS to introduce this global Interdependence Movement to alumni from the CPCS International Fellows Program. He is particularly focused on the role of cities in transnational cooperation, which is the central theme of his forthcoming book If Mayors Ruled the World (Yale University Press).
In recent months, Graduate Center professors, along with the centers with which they are affiliated, have been awarded grants totaling more than $2.8 million in federal funding through the National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). While many of these grants fund projects centered on the best use of technology and technologic innovations, all are designed to increase access to, and ensure the best use of, the information gathered.
Fordham University Professor of Law Joel R. Reidenberg will discuss “Privacy in Public” during Lehman College’s annual celebration of Constitution Day on Thursday, October 11.
Long Island City, NY—LaGuardia Community College on September 27 formally acknowledged Queens Borough President Helen Marshall for the instrumental role she played in securing $6 million for the expansion of the College’s library. With Queens Borough President’s financial support, the College will be expanding its 36,620-square-foot library to the second floor allowing for an increase […]
Tony Orlando— whose first hit single, Candida, was released more than four decades ago— has endured as one of America’s most compelling and endeared entertainers. His timeless songs-which invoke a “feel good” party atmosphere,—will be heard by hundreds of fans at Queensborough’s Performing Arts Center on Sunday, October 14 at 7:00 p.m. “Tony Orlando and […]
Hostos Highlights Art During Hispanic Heritage Month With Puerto Rico in Its Labyrinth, Chronicles of a Country and a World in Crisis A solo exhibit by Puerto Rican artist José Buscaglia and smArtAction: ¡A Estudiar y a luchar! September 27, 2012 (Bronx, NY) The Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture and the Longwood Arts […]
On Friday, September 28, Hostos Community College will proudly introduce the first Alumni Speakers Bureau at the Hostos Alumni Homecoming Donors Cocktail Reception. The reception will launch both the program and the 45th Anniversary Homecoming Celebration. A first for the College, Alumni Speakers Bureau members will volunteer their time and share their educational and career […]
Twelve high-achieving students from upper Manhattan and the Bronx are the latest recipients of City College of New York President’s Community scholarships to study free at CCNY.
The freshmen, mostly from immigrant families, are the third cohort of Community Scholars since the program began in 2010. CCNY President Lisa S. Coico introduced the scholarships shortly after her tenure began to strengthen the links between the institution and the surrounding community. To date, 26 students have received the scholarships.
For the second day in a row, Lehman College was a busy construction site on September 26 as twenty-two prefabricated modules—each weighing 18 tons—were hoisted into place over Goulden Avenue with a 600-ton crane. All of this heavy lifting, performed by workers with the Long Island-based Axis Construction firm, was part of the process to create the College’s new two-story Child Care Center, the latest building to grace the 37-acre campus.
Alum Michael Figura (’12) was named the Muslim Legal Fund of America (MLFA) Legal Fellow at the Bill of Rights Defense Committee (BORDC), which advocates for the rule of law and the defends civil liberties. The MLFA supports legal cases and programs in defense of civil liberties and rights in America.
New York, NY: On September 23, eleven New Community College students attended MSNBC’s Education Nation: Student Town Hall at the main branch of the New York Public Library. Melissa Harris-Perry moderated a panel of distinguished educators to engage high school and college students in a solutions-focused conversation about the state of education in America. The […]
Baruch College has been placed at #21 on the “Top 25 Undergraduate Programs for Entrepreneurship” list released today by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.
Based On The Best Selling Book By Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, DocumentarySupports ITVS’ Women and Girls Lead Initiative as it Takes Viewers on a Global Journey to Turn Oppression into Opportunity for Women and Girls (Bronx, NY)— Community Cinema, a national documentary screening series sponsored locally by TripleFront Syndicate, Inc and the Independent Television […]
Barbara Ann Naddeo (Associate Professor, City, History) is the winner of the 2011 Jacques Barzun Prize in Cultural History for Vico and Naples: The Urban Origins of Modern Social Theory, published by Cornell University Press. A significant achievement for a historian, the prize has been awarded annually since 1993 by the American Philosophical Society (APS) […]
Dr. Pamela Brown, a chemical engineer who served for seven years as dean of the School of Arts & Sciences at New York City College of Technology of The City University of New York (City Tech/CUNY), has been promoted to associate provost.
Anton Wesener has been named the CUNYAC/Applebee’s Male Athlete of the Week. After an All-American season last year, Wesener has won his first award of the 2012 season…Luverie Lumbera has been named the CUNYAC/Applebee’s Female Athlete of…
U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis visited BMCC on Monday, observing a Health Information Technology computer lab in the campus’s main building at 199 Chambers, and holding a press conference in Fiterman Hall.