Coniglio joined the select team for matches during a 9-day period in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
The College of Staten Island celebrated its third annual induction ceremony of students, faculty, staff, and alumni into the Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars. View the CSI Today Photo Gallery. In all, 43 scholars were inducted into the Eta Lambda Chapter at CSI—each with a different perspective of the world but tied together by their commitment to spreading their knowledge and experience across the globe, eliminating cultural and geographic borders.
Check out our latest links – including Matt Surrusco’s +972 magazine story about a group men who joined women at the women’s prayer area at the Western Wall.
f you think speech class is just a place to hone public speaking skills, think again.
It’s important to note “both the history of the study of public speaking and the importance of showing students they have a voice,” says Professor Brianne Waychoff of the Speech, Communications and Theatre Arts department.
“Public speaking within communication studies dates back to Ancient Greece and the study of rhetoric that became necessary with the establishment of democracy and more people having a ‘voice’,” she explains.
The Search Committee for a new Chancellor of The City University of New York will soon be seeking nominations and applications for a successor to Chancellor Matthew Goldstein, who is retiring at the end of June following 14 years of exemplary service to the University.
Long Island City, NY—June 13, 2013—Marilyn Skony Stamm, the CEO of Stamm International Corp., and a former LaGuardia Community College Foundation board director whose fundraising efforts have helped raise over $700,000 for student scholarships, was honored at the Foundation’s Innovative Leadership Award reception. “I cannot tell you how important Marilyn has [...]
Associate Professor of Psychology and Deputy Director of the Forensic Mental Health Counseling Program at John Jay College, Kevin Nadal, has published a new book, That’s So Gay! Microaggressions and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community that investigates forms of subtle discrimination experienced by people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT).
Lisa Quinones’ Autism Wonderland chronicles saga of caring for special needs son while working full time and going to graduate school at CCNY.
FLUSHING, N.Y., June 13, 2013 — With six volumes of poetry to her credit, and numerous French-to-English translations, Queens College English Professor Emerita Marie Ponsot is not averse to hard work. This spring her efforts paid off handsomely. She is the recipient of the 2013 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, which at $100,000 is one of the [...]
By prohibiting all tobacco products from campus, Queens College, like its sister CUNY schools, has earned a top grade and congratulations from the American Cancer Society (ACS).
Last month Diane Patrick ’72—former New York City schoolteacher, successful attorney, and now First Lady of Massachusetts—returned to her alma mater in a role for which she has gained increasing recognition in recent years: domestic abuse survivor.
Student Entrepreneurship Competition Awards $8,500 in Prize Money and Resources to Help Students Launch Their Own Business NEW YORK, NY-June 13, 2013 – Student entrepreneurs from New York City colleges and universities made their final pitches in hopes of becoming the winner of the 11th Annual SmartPitch Challenge. The Top 10 teams made their presentations [...]
On June 7, 2013, Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of The City University of New York (CUNY) held its largest commencement ceremony to date, conferring a record number of 907 degrees in the New York City Center. Unquestionably, this was a high point of Hostos’ 45th anniversary year.
This Commencement was also noteworthy in that United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan was the speaker. Hostos President Félix V. Matos Rodríguez congratulated the graduates and welcomed their families and friends to the ceremony. The class of 2013 included 14 seniors from the Hostos Lincoln Academy, one of CUNY’s Early College Initiative High Schools, who successfully completed the challenging college-preparatory curriculum that will entitle them to an associate’s degree after their high school diplomas are conferred.
The Newtown Public School District in Connecticut has recently partnered with the Center for Public Safety and Security at John Jay College of Criminal Justice to collaborate on the review and implementation of safety and security measures in the school district. Anthony L. Gentile who serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Center has met with the District Security Committee and discussed areas of collaboration between the Newtown Public School District and John Jay College.
Professor Delores Jones-Brown of the Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration has kept up a busy spring schedule, with regular media appearances in which she discussed racial profiling and stop-and-frisk practices.
When walking through Times Squares, tourists and locals alike are exposed to a plethora of colorful billboards. Some ads rotate, some blink, some are attached to a landmark…
And some feature BMCC students.
Krystal Garner graduated from BMCC in 2007 and then studied international business at SUNY Old Westbury, before pursuing her modeling and acting career.
In an Associated Press article, Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson commented on the constitutionality of a proposed law banning anyone on the boardwalk in Wildwood, New Jersey, from wearing pants that sag more than three inches below the hips.
Dr. Lisa S. Coico, president of The City College of New York, has been selected as an Outstanding Educator of the Year by the award-winning publication Education Update. This prestigious honor is given to education leaders who have embodied strong leadership in enhancing the quality of education at their institutions and an unflagging dedication to the advancement of all students in attendance. The award presentation will take place June 24 at the Harvard Club in New York.
In the second episode of "Where I’m From," an undocumented immigrant recounts panic at the airport and a speaker addresses the plight of domestic workers.
New Yorkers at every location in the city can now find the names and contact information of all their elected officials by using only one online location: www.MyGovNYC.org. This vital interactive “Who Represents Me?” database, which is accessible on any device, has been provided through a partnership between the Graduate Center, CUNY, and the League of Women Voters of New York City.