Archive for January, 2013

DR. DIANE B. CALL NAMED PRESIDENT OF QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE

January 28, 2013 | The University

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today appointed Dr. Diane B. Call as President of Queensborough Community College, which has served students from Queens and the entire New York City region as a starting place to pursue their academic and career goals for more than fifty years.

Dr. Diane B. Call Named President of Queensborough Community College

January 28, 2013 | The University

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today appointed Dr. Diane B. Call as President of Queensborough Community College, which has served students from Queens and the entire New York City region as a starting place to pursue their academic and career goals for more than fifty years.

Clips of the Week

January 28, 2013 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

As we begin another great semester, check out some inspiring work from our reporters present and past.

Workshop Prepares City Tech Students for Goldman Sachs Internships

January 28, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

Professor Josephine Braneky, internship coordinator for the Department of Computer Systems Technology (CST) at New York City College of Technology (City Tech), recently moderated a workshop for students who began a six-week paid Bridge Internship Program at Goldman Sachs on January 7, 2013. During the last six years, most of City Tech’s Goldman Sachs interns have been accepted for full-time employment following graduation.

Life Imitates Art in ‘The Service Road’ Production at City Tech

January 28, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

Imagine working on a play about a mythical storm and waking up to the reality of Hurricane Sandy. It happened to the cast, crew and New York College of Technology (City Tech) students involved in the Adhesive Theater Project’s acclaimed production of The Service Road, which is being performed on campus January 11-February 2. The Adhesive Theater Project is a 2012-13 Artist in Residence at City Tech.

Dean Anderson in Salon on Evolving Definition of Rape

January 28, 2013 | CUNY School of Law

Dean Michelle J. Anderson discussed the public’s understanding of the evolving definition of rape in a recent Salon.com article.

Interdisciplinary Collaboration Turns Climate Data into Art

January 28, 2013 | City College

Exhibit at CCNY uses digital design, computer game and audio technologies to make polar data more accessible and more compelling.
Scientific research produces reams of data that the average person has little contact with and less hope of interpreting. Members of The City College of New York art and music departments have collaborated with a colleague and prominent climate change researcher on an innovative project that uses their creative talents to make his findings more accessible and compelling.

Excellent Showing for the BCC Speech, Drama and Debate Team

January 28, 2013 | Bronx Community College

The Bronx Community College Speech Drama and Debate team under the guidance of Mrs. Carmen Meyers, had an excellent showing at the Off- Broadway Swing Tournament in Selden, New York. Over the two-day tournament, December 1-2, 2012, twelve schools from across the country competed in ten different events. The BCC team was the only novice […]

Distinguished Prof. Robson on Federal Assault Weapons Ban

January 28, 2013 | CUNY School of Law

A recent Lawyers.com article discussed proposed Congressional legislation to impose a federal ban on assault weapons. A number of local law enforcement officials have said they would not enforce any new legislation banning assault weapons because such a ban would be unconstitutional. Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson weighed in on the issue of whether state officials can ignore federal law.

Dolphins’ Magloire and Bulldogs’ Gjonbalaj Capture Weekly Awards

January 28, 2013 | Sports

Bloochy Magloire has been named the CUNYAC/Con Edison Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of 1/21 –1/27…Egzon Gjonbalaj has been named the CUNYAC/Con Edison Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week for the week of 1/21 – 1/27.

Bulldogs’ Bowen and Lightning’s Navarro Take Home Weekly Awards

January 28, 2013 | Sports

Brittany Bowen has been named CUNYAC/Con Edison Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of 1/21 – 1/27…Jennifer Navarro has been named CUNYAC/Con Edison Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week for the week of 1/21 – 1…

Grant Stokes Student Appetites for Food History and Research

January 28, 2013 | Queensborough Community College

Of the essential foods stockpiled by people in the days before and after Hurricane Sandy, bread was the first staple to disappear from grocery aisles and the last to be replenished. This is one of several findings related to Sandy, concluded by Queensborough students in Dr. Megan Elias’ food history class, who investigated how a regional crisis can affect food supplies.

The Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling Celebrates Its Second Cohort’s Graduation

January 28, 2013 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island’s Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling (MHC) program held  its second cohort’s graduation on Thursday, January 24, in the Center for the Arts Recital Hall. The MHC program was developed by Dr. Judith Kuppersmith in collaboration with the Psychology faculty in order to address cultural and social problems as they emerge and change in our diverse and challenging world.

BCC Student Selected as a Science Spectrum Trailblazer

January 25, 2013 | Bronx Community College

Anthony Canelo, an Engineering & Science major, has been selected as a Science Spectrum Trailblazer. The Council of Engineering Deans of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Lockheed Martin Corporation, and US Black Engineer & Technology magazine sponsors this distinguished selection. Anthony will receive his award at the 27th BEYA STEM Conference luncheon on Thursday, […]

GC Faculty Member and Alumnus Win Frank Jewett Mather Awards for Art Criticism

January 25, 2013 | CUNY Graduate Center

Graduate Center Professor of Art History Claire Bishop and GC Art History Alumnus Hal (Harold) Foster are the two sole winners of the College Art Association’s 2013 Frank Jewett Mather Award for art criticism.

Racial and Economic Diversity at CUNY Explored on Feb 22, 2013

January 25, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College

NEW YORK, New York–January 24, 2013.  Students of color face significant challenges at American colleges today.  Led by a group of honors students who have experienced these challenges first-hand, Macaulay Honors College will present Fulfilling CUNY’s Promise of a “First-rate Education for All,” the second annual conference on Supporting Excellence.  The event, open to the […]

Former UN Chief Kofi Annan to Speak at CCNY February 8

January 25, 2013 | City College

Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, whose leadership of the world body earned him the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize, will deliver an address at The City College of New York 10 a.m. Friday, February 8. His talk will cover the challenges he faced as secretary-general and the future of the United Nations. It coincides with the launch of his published official papers, which are held at City College.

The speech, titled “Kofi Annan: Insights into a Challenging Decade and the Future of the UN,” will be delivered in The Great Hall, Shepard Hall, and is free and open to the public. It is presented by the Colin L. Powell Center for Leadership and Service.

“Big Game” Calorie Costs in Exercise

January 24, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

CUNY School of Public Health at HUNTER College Faculty Member Shows Big Game Activities to Burn off Foods You Just Ate

“Big Game” Calorie Costs in Exercise

January 24, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

CUNY School of Public Health at HUNTER College Faculty Member Shows Big Game Activities to Burn off Foods You Just Ate

BCC Student Wins $5,000 Dictionary.com Scholarship

January 24, 2013 | Bronx Community College

Andres Davoren, a student in the Media Technology department, won a $5,000 scholarship from Dictionary.com for his laugh-out-loud funny YouTube video. The under two minute video depicts what the scholarship money can do for Andres. The winner was chosen on the humorous merits of the video and support from social communities. To see Andres’ winning […]