Archive for September, 2012

US News and World Report Ranks Lehman as ‘Top 50 Public College’ in North

September 20, 2012 | Lehman College

Lehman College continues to be ranked as both a “Top 50 Public College” in the North and a Tier 1 institution among regional universities in the North, according to the latest rankings released recently by U.S. News & World Report.

John Jay College Joins the Prestigious Macaulay Honors College

September 20, 2012 | Macaulay Honors College

This fall John Jay College of Criminal Justice joins CUNY’s path breaking William E. Macaulay Honors College.

Tigers Sweep Weeklys as Merced and Aquino Take Home Honors

September 20, 2012 | Sports

Zachary Merced has been named the CUNYAC/Applebee’s Male Athlete of the Week. Merced competed in the Queensborough Cross Country Invitational at Van Cortlandt Park on September 16…Angelica Aquino has been named the CUNYAC/Applebee’s Femal…

John Jay College Joins the Prestigious Macaulay Honors College

September 20, 2012 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

This fall John Jay College of Criminal Justice joins CUNY’s path breaking William E. Macaulay Honors College. The College is currently accepting Macaulay Honors applications and will welcome its inaugural Macaulay class in 2013. Macaulay students at John Jay will benefit from extraordinary educational experiences and unparalleled opportunities beyond the classroom.

Ellen Shakespeare joins SPS as Health Information Management Academic Director

September 19, 2012 | School of Professional Studies, Uncategorized

Ellen Shakespeare, MBA, RHIA, FAHIMA, joins SPS from her last position as a faculty member and the program coordinator for the health information technology programs at Raritan Valley Community College. Prior to her position at RVCC, she was a health information management department director and consultant at hospitals in Florida, New York and New Jersey. […]

Ancient Bones Reveal Paths of Arctic Fox Migration: GC Anthropologists Are Part of Discovery Team

September 19, 2012 | CUNY Graduate Center, Hunter College

Doctoral faculty and graduate students in archaeology in the GC Anthropology Program have collaborated with an international team of geneticists and biologists in a study of the arctic fox in Iceland.

LaGuardia Community College Receives Grant to Connect Students with Public Benefits

September 19, 2012 | LaGuardia Community College

  Long Island City, NY – This fall, LaGuardia Community College will join six other colleges nationwide that are testing new strategies to help students complete college by integrating public benefit screening and application assistance into the college’s existing services and supports. The College will work with the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) […]

John Jay College’s National Network for Safe Communities Awarded $1,000,000 Federal Grant to Enhance and Sustain Proven Crime Prevention Strategies

September 18, 2012 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

The National Network for Safe Communities (NNSC), a project of the Center for Crime Prevention and Control at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, has been awarded a $1,000,000 grant from the U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to enhance and sustain two highly successful crime-reduction strategies.

Hawks’ Aiken Snags First While Bloodhounds’ Ahmad Grabs Second

September 18, 2012 | Sports

John Aiken, freshman at Hunter College, was announced the CUNYAC/US Army Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week…John Jay College freshman, Bassel Ahmad, was announced the CUNYAC/US Army Men’s Cross Country Rookie of the Week for the second time in a…

John Jay’s King Wins Again While Brooklyn’s Junglander Bursts onto the Scene

September 18, 2012 | Sports

Brooke King, a first year member of the John Jay Women’s Cross Country team, was named the CUNYAC/US Army Women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week for the second week in a row…Brooklyn College freshman, Megan Junglaner has been named the CUNYAC/U…

Bulldogs’ Star Orkis and Bearcats’ Rookie Mukofsky Earn Weekly Honors

September 18, 2012 | Sports

Yuliyah Orkis has been named the CUNYAC/Hospital for Special Surgery Women’s Tennis Player of the Week. Last year she was the 2011 CUNYAC Player of the Year and she continued her extraordinary performance in the beginning of the 2012 season…Jen…

Four Graduate Center Students Scoop Up Ford Foundation Fellowships

September 18, 2012 | CUNY Graduate Center

Four doctoral students at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, are among ninety-seven scholars selected nationwide for 2012 Ford Foundation Fellowships in Predoctoral and Dissertation competitions.

JOHN JAY’S GROWING GLOBAL IMPACT

September 17, 2012 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

John Jay College of Criminal Justice has been steadily building its reputation as an institution of international consequence. The most recent evidence of its growing global reach is another overseas academic partnership that grew out of the John Jay’s Tenth Biennial International Conference. Held at the College in June, more than 300 scholars, practitioners, government leaders, justice advocates and others from over two dozen countries came to John Jay’s newly expanded campus to discuss the latest “Global Perspectives on Justice, Security and Human Rights.”

City Tech Professor Co-Edits Book of Essays by Columbia University Linguist William Diver

September 17, 2012 | New York City College of Technology

A collection of essays by William Diver (1921-1995) — professor of linguistics at Columbia from 1955 until his retirement in 1989 and the intellectual founder of the Columbia School of Linguistics — has been co-edited, annotated and presented by New York City College of Technology’s (City Tech’s) Alan Huffman and City College’s Joseph Davis.

Olympians, All-Americans and National Champions Are Among Inductees into Queens College’s New Athletics Hall of Fame

September 17, 2012 | Uncategorized

They were Olympians, All-Americans, national champions and sports icons. Now these nine legendary sports alumni, faculty and administrators will be inducted into Queens College’s new Athletics Hall of Fame at a dinner on October 13. The fundraiser
will benefit athletic scholarships and is one of many events and activities taking place during QC’s homecoming weekend celebration.

NCC Student Government Association Selection Process to Begin

September 17, 2012 | Guttman Community College

Students interested in representing the student body as a member of the student government may participate in the upcoming Student Government Association of The New Community College at CUNY (SGA-NCC) Senator selection process.  During the LABSS courses on September 19-24, Student Success Advocates will ask all candidates interested in becoming a senator to deliver a […]

CSI’s Wysokowski Earns Another And Lehman’s Dias Earns Her First

September 17, 2012 | Sports

Samantha Wysokowski has been named the CUNYAC/Applebee’s Women’s Soccer Player of the Week for the second time this season…Samantha Dias has been named the CUNYAC/Applebee’s Women’s Soccer Rookie of the Week. The Team Captain had two goals, and one …

Dolphins’ Nazon Grabs First While Bearcats’ Kozlowski Snags Third

September 17, 2012 | Sports

Nedgy Nazon has been named the CUNYAC/Applebee’s Men’s Soccer Player of the Week. Nazon had outstanding performances that lead the Dolphins to a 2-0 week including a double overtime victory…Oren Kozlowski has been named the CUNYAC/Applebe…

Baruch’s Peralta and CSI’s Kolenovic Take Home Weekly Honors

September 17, 2012 | Sports

Rebecca Peralta has been named the CUNYAC/Metro PCS Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week. The junior made heavy contributions in the 5-0 week for the Bearcats…Selma Kolenovic has been named the CUNYAC/Metro PCS Women’s Volleyball Rookie …

“Harlem in the City” Festival to Salute Neighborhood as Cultural And Intellectual Force

September 14, 2012 | City College

The City College of New York, in collaboration with the Harlem Arts Alliance, presents “Harlem in the City,” a weeklong festival of activities celebrating Harlem as a cultural and intellectual force for New York City, America and the world.

The festival runs October 1 – 7, and will be preceded by the opening on Thursday, September 20, of “Harlem & the City Over 100 Years of Special Moments in Time,” a photo exhibit on the College’s Amsterdam Avenue plaza. The exhibit will serve as a soft launch for the festival.