Archive for October, 2012

NYCity News Service Named Finalist For Two Awards

October 24, 2012 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism’s NYCity News Service is a finalist for two Editor & Publisher EPPY Awards.

City Tech’s Zissu Pinpoints Where U.S. Banks Went Wrong in New Edition of Book

October 24, 2012 | New York City College of Technology

Observing the 2007-08 U.S. banking crisis and its devastating effects on the secondary mortgage market, Anne Zissu has responded by addressing recent history and the current state of this critically important market in a timely update of her 2005 book, The Securitization Markets Handbook: Structures and Dynamics of Mortgage- and Asset-Backed Securities (John Wiley & Sons, 2012).

Hunter Takes 13th Consecutive Women’s Tennis Championship

October 24, 2012 | Sports

Top-seeded Hunter College has done it again at the CUNY Athletic Conference / Hospital for Special Surgery Women’s Tennis Championship at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center this Saturday, with a dominating 5-1 win over #3 College of…

Kizzy Cox, ’12, Discusses Story about Brooklyn Hotel Controversy on CUNY TV’s Brian Lehrer Show

October 24, 2012 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Class of ’12 student Kizzy Cox appeared on CUNY TV’s Brian Lehrer Show to discuss her video piece on a battle over a proposed hotel in the residential neighborhood of East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Watch it here.

Professor Castaldi Attends Engineering Education Symposium

October 24, 2012 | City College

Dr. Marco Castaldi, associate professor of chemical engineering in the Grove School of Engineering at The City College of New York, designs courses the same way he engineers a new piece of research equipment: assemble the fundamental parts, study how existing models operate, reimagine the models, then, do lots of hands-on building.

“Engineering is so much ‘doing’ that there has to be that hands-on experience,” he said, recalling a quote from Confucius: “I hear, I forget. I see, I remember. I do, I understand.”

Philanthropist Bert Brodsky Receives CCNY Alumni Finley Award

October 24, 2012 | City College

Philanthropist and healthcare entrepreneur Bert Brodsky,’64, will receive the 65th John H. Finley Award from The Alumni Association of The City College of New York. Named for CCNY’s third president, the award honors deserving New Yorkers for exemplary service to the city. He and seven recipients of the Townsend Harris Medal will be feted at the Association’s 132nd Annual Dinner, Thursday, November 8, at The New York Hilton.

CUNY School of Law Celebrates Move to Long Island City

October 24, 2012 | CUNY School of Law

The City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law held a ribbon cutting celebration on Monday, October 22, 2012, to mark the opening of the Law School’s new home at 2 Court Square in Long Island City. New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman delivered the keynote address.

Governor Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg Designate November 2012 as CUNY Month

October 24, 2012 | The University

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg have designated November as CUNY Month 2012, The City University of New York’s annual opportunity to showcase its campuses to the public through open houses, cultural performances, workshops for veterans and immigrants, financial-aid seminars and special events at its 24 colleges and professional schools in the five boroughs.

CUNYAC/US Army Cross Country Championships This SundayQCC and KCC Compete in Regional Championships

October 24, 2012 | Sports

On Sunday, October 28th, the CUNYAC men’s and women’s Cross Country Championship will take place at Van Cortlandt Park (Bronx, NY). The women’s race is scheduled to start at 9:30 am and the men’s competition will start at 10:30.

New York Needs You Fellowships Bolster First-in-Family College Students

October 23, 2012 | Brooklyn College

Loney Isaacs, a Haitian-born senior in the School of Business, is looking forward to receiving his B.B.A. in finance and investments next spring. He will be the first member of his family to earn a bachelor’s degree. He was also the first Brooklyn College student to complete a two-year New York Needs You (NYNY) Fellowship earlier this year.

Baruch, Brooklyn, CCNY, and CSI Advance to Men’s Soccer Semifinals

October 23, 2012 | Sports

The CUNYAC/Applebee’s Men’s Soccer Quarterfinals featured exciting contests that included one upset and a game that came down to penalty kicks. #5 CSI Dolphins were the first to advance as they upset #4 John Jay 3-0. Top-seeded Baruch then defeated #8 …

Region XV Tournament and All-Region TeamThree of BMCC’s Best Nominated for All-American

October 23, 2012 | Sports

Two CUNYAC teams played in the Region XV Semifinals on Wednesday. #2 BMCC took on #3 Nassau and #4 Hostos took on #1 Suffolk. Both teams were hoping to see each other again in the finals after BMCC took down Hostos 2-1 in the CUNYAC/Applebee’s Champion…

CSI Takes Back the Night

October 23, 2012 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island recently hosted its seventh annual “Take Back the Night” event, raising awareness about the continuing problem of violence and abuse against women and all gender-related violence, on Tuesday, October 16 in the CSI Campus Center Green Dolphin Lounge.

WNET and NYT Highlight GC’s Mapping Service

October 23, 2012 | CUNY Graduate Center

In “Keeping Communities Together When Districts Change,” WNET Metrofocus, Wednesday, October 17, 2012, writer Georgia Kral highlights the value of the Mapping Service of the Center for Urban Research (CUR) in the contentious redistricting process currently under way, which may change the voting pool in City Council districts. [Read entire article.] A month earlier, NYT […]

Kingsborough Captures Third CUNYAC/Con Edison Championship

October 22, 2012 | Sports

Top-seeded Wave knock off Hostos in three sets in semifinals play, before capturing a four-set triumph in the finals versus homestanding Queensborough.

Dr. Eddy Bayardelle Named Bronx Community College’s Vice President for Institutional Advancement

October 22, 2012 | Bronx Community College

October 16, 2012—Dr. Carole Berotte Joseph, President of Bronx Community College of the City University of New York, has appointed Dr. Eddy Bayardelle as BCC’s Vice President for Institutional Advancement. In this capacity, he will serve as the college’s primary steward of the BCC Foundation with responsibility for leading a robust and multifaceted institutional development […]

Hawks’ Aiken Repeats While CCNY’s Sternglass Snags First

October 22, 2012 | Sports

Avery Sternglass has been announced the CUNYAC/US Army Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week…John Aiken has been announced the CUNYAC/US Army Men’s Cross Country Rookie of the Week.

Hunter’s Mahoney and John Jay’s King Repeat as Weekly Honorees

October 22, 2012 | Sports

Elizabeth Mahoney has been named the CUNYAC/US Army Women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week for the fifth consecutive week as the senior continues to pile on the accolades…Brooke King has been named the CUNYAC/US Army Women’s Cross Country Rookie o…

Beavers’ Wade, Bloodhounds’ Ambarsom, and Beaver’s Ruger Grab Weeklys

October 22, 2012 | Sports

Dzindzi Asamoah-Wade has been announced the CUNYAC/Applebee’s Women’s Soccer Player of the Week for the second consecutive week and third time overall…Tatiana Ambarson has been named the CUNYAC/Applebee’s Women’s Soccer Rookie…

The Mammoth Follies – POSTPONED

October 22, 2012 | College of Staten Island

The Mammoth Follies lures audiences with a charming rendition of a pre-historic musical.