Archive for September, 2012

Lehman College and Hostos Community College Cosponsor Festival de la Palabra Oct. 9-11

September 25, 2012 | Lehman College

Writers, poets and journalists from across Latin America will hold readings and panel discussions on the state of Latino literature and its influences in the media, politics and culture. Authors will visit Hostos on Wed., October 10, and Lehman on Thurs., October 11.

NATO Secretary General Speaks at CCNY September 27

September 25, 2012 | City College

Anders Fogh Rasmussen, secretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), will speak 3 p.m. Thursday, September 27 in The Great Hall of The City College of New York. His talk, “Why NATO Matters to You,” looks at how NATO deals with emerging security challenges and contributes to global security.

CCNY Studio Wins “Parks for the People” Award of Excellence

September 25, 2012 | City College

“Finding Common Ground,” a plan for the Nicodemus National Historic Site in Nicodemus, Kan., produced by a studio of first-year graduate landscape architecture students in The City College of New York’s Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture, received one of two awards of excellence in “Parks for the People,” a student competition to reimagine America’s National Parks.

Hunter’s Joseph and CSI’s Mulla Grab Honors

September 25, 2012 | Sports

Shena Joseph of Hunter and Mediha Mulla of CSI, women tennis players, outshine the rest this week and earn weekly awards…Shena Joseph has been named the CUNYAC/Hospital for Special Surgery Women’s Tennis Player of the Week…Mediha Mulla has be…

Hawks’ Mahoney is Back While John Jay’s King Wins Another Accolade

September 25, 2012 | Sports

The reigning Runner of the Year is back after having an outstanding week at the Bard College Invitational. Elizabeth Mahoney has been named the CUNYAC/US Army Women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week ..Brooke King, a first year member of the John Jay …

Pioneering Photonics Institute Celebrates 30 Years of Innovation

September 25, 2012 | City College

The Institute for Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Lasers (IUSL) at The City College of New York, a pioneering center for photonic science and technology, will commemorate three decades of research into the generation and harnessing of light with a celebratory conference in October.

Hunter’s Aiken and John Jay’s Ahmad Repeat as Weekly Winners

September 25, 2012 | Sports

John Aiken has been announced the CUNYAC/US Army Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week for the second consecutive time….John Jay College freshman, Bassel Ahmad, was announced the CUNYAC/US Army Men’s Cross Country Rookie of the Week for the third c…

Dr. Eugene Murphy joins the Murphy Institute at SPS as the Project Director for Advancing the Field of Labor Relations in China

September 25, 2012 | School of Professional Studies

The Murphy Institute at the School of Professional Studies is delighted to announce that Dr. Eugene Murphy has joined the school to lead Advancing the Field of Labor Relations in China, an initiative that will be funded by a $1.5 million U.S. State Department grant.

Brooklyn’s Gjonbalaj and CCNY’s Hernandez Snag Their First Weekly Honors

September 24, 2012 | Sports

Pajtim Gjonbalaj has been named the CUNYAC/Applebee’s Men’s Soccer Player of the Week. In three games this week, the junior scored four goals including two game winners…Danny Hernandez has been named the CUNYAC/Applebee’s Men’…

Bloodhounds’ Guillen and Bulldogs’ Abrahams Earn Weekly Awards

September 24, 2012 | Sports

Samantha Guillen has been named the CUNYAC/Applebee’s Women’s Soccer Player of the Week. In three games this week, the New Jersey native compiled six goals, three assists, and a game winning goal…Shani Abrahams has been named the CUNYAC/Applebee’s Wo…

Baruch’s Santiago and Lehman’s Dubois Take Home Weekly Honors

September 24, 2012 | Sports

Melinda Santiago has been named the CUNYAC/Metro PCS Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week.The senior impressed against conference rival Hunter as Baruch won 3-0 and maintained their unblemished conference record….Imani Dubois has been named th…

LaGuardia Community College Celebrated its Annual its 40th Commencement Exercises

September 24, 2012 | LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City, NY— Faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends of the College gathered in the Jacob K. Javits Center North on September 21 to celebrate the conferring of degrees on LaGuardia Community College’s 40th graduating class, the Class of 2012. This year, the College graduated 2,500 students.  To view photos of the ceremony, visit:  http://www.flickr.com/photos/lagccalumni/sets/72157631576161864/ […]

The Friends of Fiterman Hall

September 21, 2012 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

Fiterman Hall’s path from Point A—when it first opened in 1993, to Point B—when the new Miles and Shirley Fiterman Hall officially re-opened on August 27, 2012, wasn’t an easy one.

However, Fiterman Hall would have never been rebuilt after 9/11 if it weren’t for New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and the Community Advisory Committee, who willed Fiterman Hall to thrive.

Focusing on the Future

September 21, 2012 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

On September 19, students, staff, faculty and friends of BMCC gathered in Icarus Plaza at the entrance to the college’s main campus building on Chambers Street, donned cobalt-blue BMCC T-shirts and walked in a procession down Greenwich Street to The Miles and Shirley Fiterman Hall.

Bronx Community College Celebrates the Completion of Its 100,000 Square-Foot New Library

September 21, 2012 | Bronx Community College, Uncategorized

September 21, 2012, Bronx, New York – In the 39 years since Bronx Community College moved to its green carpet of a campus, overlooking the Harlem River, in the borough’s University Heights section, there has never been major new construction—until today. Under a sun-filled September sky, the ribbon draped before North Hall and Library was […]

NPR’s Robert Smith Shares Radio Reporting Tips

September 21, 2012 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

By Erin Horan Class of 2012 Planet Money Correspondent Robert Smith spoke to students at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism this month on the art of crafting a 45-second radio spot. The veteran journalist, previously a New York based NPR correspondent, debunked the myth that shorter stories have less substance. “There’s more room for [...]

Nobel Laureate Roald Hoffmann to Speak on ‘Returning, Remembering, Forgiving’ at City Tech’s Nov. 8 Kristallnacht Commemoration

September 21, 2012 | New York City College of Technology

Roald Hoffmann, winner of the 1981 Nobel Prize in Chemistry and escapee from a Nazi labor camp in Poland, will speak on “Returning, Remembering, Forgiving,” at New York City College of Technology (City Tech) on Thursday, November 8, 12:45 p.m. This event commemorates Kristallnacht, the coordinated attacks against Jews throughout Nazi Germany and parts of Austria that took place November 9-10, 1938.

SPS Alumna Linda Ames Key Receives Fulbright Specialist Award

September 21, 2012 | School of Professional Studies

The School of Professional Studies is delighted to announce that Linda Ames Key, a graduate of the School’s M.A. in Applied Theatre program, has been named a Fulbright Specialist.

A Well-Wired Library Bronx Community College’s New North Hall and Library Blends Early 20th Century Classic Design with 21st Century Information Technology

September 20, 2012 | Bronx Community College, Uncategorized

September 18, 2012, Bronx, New York — With the opening of the North Hall and Library on the campus of Bronx Community College of the City University of New York, the Bronx borough can boast of a library that bristles with the most modern means of accumulating and distributing information.  The building welcomed its first […]

Daniel Hauben’s Visual Ode to the Bronx–Bronx Community College’s New North Hall and Library Displays an Artist’s Tribute to His Beloved Borough

September 20, 2012 | Bronx Community College

Bronx, New York–For some thirty years, Bronx-born artist Daniel Hauben has found his muse no further away than the edifices, subway stations, and skylines adjacent to avenues like Fordham Road, the Grand Concourse, and the streets surrounding Yankee Stadium. Now Hauben brings his unique artistic vision to the crowning achievement of his career thus far—the […]