Archive for November, 2012

Students Join Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

November 27, 2012 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

BMCC students Ronald M. Burey, Maruf Hossain and Shamail Shahid, led by Acting Director of College Discovery Pedro Pérez, joined Hurricane Sandy disaster relief efforts alongside the CUNY Coalition for Students with Disabilities, the University Student Senate, United Leaders of CUNY, the Ernesto Malavo Leadership Academy, and other CUNY-wide groups.

Distinguished Prof. Robson on Recent State Secession Petitions

November 27, 2012 | CUNY School of Law

Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson is quoted in a CBC News piece and a South Carolina Lawyers Weekly article on recent petitions to secede from the United States filed in some states.

SPS Faculty Member is NAPABA 2012 “Best Lawyer Under 40”

November 27, 2012 | School of Professional Studies

The CUNY School of Professional Studies is delighted to announce that Rio Guerrero, an adjunct assistant professor in the SPS graduate certificate program in immigration law, has been named one of 2012’s “Best Lawyers Under 40” by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA). Presented at NAPABA’s anniversary gala and celebration dinner on November […]

Bloodhounds’ Toro-Plaza and Brooklyn’s Mollo-Siano Win Weekly Awards

November 27, 2012 | Sports

Vanessa Toro-Plaza has been named the CUNYAC/Emblem Health Women’s Swimming and Diving Athlete of the Week…Danielle Mollo-Siano has been named the CUNYAC/Emblem Health Women’s Swimming and Diving Rookie of the Week.

CSI’s Pignatelli Grabs First While Bearcats’ Lau Continues Sweep

November 27, 2012 | Sports

John Pignatelli has been named the CUNYAC/ Emblem Health Men’s Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week…Bearcat Jacky Lau has been named the CUNYAC/ Emblem Health Men’s Swimming & Diving Rookie of the Week for the third time in a row.

Dr. Paul Arcario Named Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at LaGuardia Community College

November 27, 2012 | LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City, NY—Dr. Paul Arcario, an academic leader in higher education who over the past 24 years  has served LaGuardia Community College as both a professor in the Department of Education and Language Acquisition and a Dean of the Division of Academic Affairs, has been appointed Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. […]

Prof. Jenny Rivera to Receive ABA Spirit of Excellence Award

November 27, 2012 | CUNY School of Law

CUNY Law Professor Jenny Rivera has been selected as one of six lawyers to receive the 2013 Spirit of Excellence Award from the American Bar Association’s Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession.

Distinguished Prof. Robson on Recent State Secession Petitions

November 27, 2012 | CUNY School of Law

Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson is quoted in a CBC News piece and a South Carolina Lawyers Weekly article on recent petitions to secede from the United States filed in some states.

Prof. Jonathan Moore’s Central Park 5 Wrongful Conviction Case featured in NY Law Journal

November 26, 2012 | CUNY School of Law

Adjunct Professor Jonathan Moore’s case, In Re McCray, 03-Civ-09685, was the subject of a front page feature in the New York Law Journal on Friday, November 23.

Andrew Greiner, ’07, and his NBCChicago Digital Team Win a Chicago/Midwest Emmy

November 26, 2012 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Class of ’07 grad Andrew Greiner and his web crew at NBCChicago recently won a Chicago/Midwest Emmy Award for their coverage of NATO. Greiner is editorial director, digital at NBCChicago. The award came in the category of Outstanding Achievement for Interactivity.

Grove Professor Receives $1.5MM to Study Breast Cancer Therapies

November 26, 2012 | City College

For some time, researchers have known about disparities in diagnoses and outcomes among breast cancer patients based on race and age. However, they have been challenged to develop a set of criteria that can be used to reliably target drug delivery mechanisms based on an individual patient’s tumor.

Dr. Debra Auguste, associate professor of biomedical engineering in the Grove School of Engineering at The City College of New York, will investigate personalized therapies to inhibit breast cancer metastasis supported by the National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award.

Cougars Douglas and Beavers Lewis Earn Weekly Awards

November 26, 2012 | Sports

Winston Douglas has been named the CUNYAC/Con Edison Men’s Basketball Player of the Week after earning his 4th straight double-double of the season…Anthony Lewis, has been named the CUNYAC/Con Edison Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week after averagin…

Bulldogs Laurent and Beavers Fisher Lock Up Weekly Awards

November 26, 2012 | Sports

Charnelle Saint Laurent has been named the CUNYAC/Con Edison Women’s Basketball Player of the Week…Bria Fisher has been named the CUNYAC/Con Edison Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week.

Prof. Bratspies on BP Settlement for 2010 Oil Spill

November 26, 2012 | CUNY School of Law

In a blog post for IntLawGrrls, Professor Rebecca Bratspies discusses the BP criminal settlement with the Department of Justice for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

NCC Is Participating in Foundations of Excellence Self-Study

November 26, 2012 | Guttman Community College

The New Community College at CUNY is participating in the John N. Gardner Institute’s Foundations of Excellence (FoE) comprehensive self-study of the first-year student experience. The FoE process provides a template on how to work effectively with first-year students by assisting institutions in analyzing what works well for students and which areas need improvement. The [...]

Clips of the Week

November 21, 2012 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Greetings, There’s much to be thankful for – including this latest bounty of links: •Our latest News Service project page – In Sandy’s Wake – is up. This is our new showcase for stories about the city’s return from the storm. Among the initial pieces: Agata Blaszczak-Boxe reported on flood prevention ideas from all over, [...]

Students Honored by CUNY’s Asian American/Asian Research Institute

November 21, 2012 | Queensborough Community College

Congratulations to three QCC students who were honored at CUNY’s 11th Annual Asian American/Asian Research Institute gala on November 15.

Queensborough Community Volunteers, Lifts Spirits in Hurricane Sandy Recovery Zones

November 21, 2012 | Queensborough Community College

St. Anthony’s Church is an interfaith outreach relief center in Oceanside, Long Island, where 60-percent of homes flooded during Hurricane Sandy.

Bearcats’ Sung and Lee Snag Weekly Honors

November 21, 2012 | Sports

Julia Sung has been named the CUNYAC/Emblem Health Women’s Swimming and Diving Athlete of the Week…This week’s Rookie of the Week goes to Baruch freshman Rose Lee. Swimming the 100 Backstroke, Lee was able to win first place with a time o…

Baruch’s Kim and Lau Sweep Weekly Awards

November 21, 2012 | Sports

Junior Kenny Kim has been named the CUNYAC/Applebee’s Men’s Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week after notching impressive accomplishments in two meets this past week…Baruch freshman, Jacky Lau has been named the CUNYAC/Applebee’s Men’s Sw…