Archive for January, 2013

MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE GRANTED ACCREDITATION FOR BACCALAUREATE SOCIAL WORK PROGRAM

January 24, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College President Dr. William L. Pollard announced today that Medgar Evers College (MEC) was granted accreditation of its baccalaureate social work program through October 2016 by the Council on Social Work Education, Commission on Accreditation (COA).

Conference at CCNY to Explore ‘Waterproofing New York’

January 24, 2013 | City College

After experiencing two destructive tropical storms in as many years, New York City finds itself forced to adapt to the reality of catastrophic weather events resulting from climate change. However, it cannot rely on simple fixes. Rather, it needs to create new urban landscapes with the capacity to negotiate social, cultural, and environmental forces, argues Denise Hoffman-Brandt, associate professor of landscape architecture in City College’s Spitzer School of Architecture.

Governor Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg Congratulate CUNY Research Foundation On Its Half-Century of Service

January 24, 2013 | The University

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Governor Andrew M. Cuomo have joined in congratulating the City University of New York on the 50th Anniversary of the CUNY Research Foundation.

QC Students-Curated Exhibition of Dutch Art from Godwin-Ternbadch Museum Reveals Beginnings of Modern Dmocracy

January 23, 2013 | Queens College

Students take the lead as curators for the next exhibition at the college’s Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Re-Forming the Image in the Dutch Golden Age. On view from February 4 through March 23, 2013, the paintings, prints, sculpture and historical artifacts from the 16th – 18th century reflect the beginnings of modern democracy. The experience brought students into the learning environment and emphasized practical job training, with particular attention on museum issues. Offered as part of the exhibition are a free private tour of the Metropolitan Museum’s Dutch art collection and a lecture on Dutch art collectors in New York City. A fee-based offering includes tours of Dutch historic homes in Queens.

NCC Supports Ongoing Hurricane Relief Effort on MLK Day

January 23, 2013 | Guttman Community College

January 23, 2013 (New York, NY): On January 21 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, first-year students Gibsy Lino and Alfajo Jallow volunteered eight hours to support the ongoing Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in the Rockaways as part of the college’s MLK Day of Service and in partnership with New York Cares. Despite [...]

Kingsborough’s Chase and Hostos’ Norfleet and White Capture Awards

January 23, 2013 | Sports

Kester Chase has been named the CUNYAC/Applebee’s Male Athlete of the Week for the weeks of 1/14 – 1/20…Mecca Norfleet has been named the CUNYAC/Applebee’s Female Athlete of the Week for the weeks of 1/14 – 1/20…Tyree White …

Exchange Ambassadors Study in Hong Kong as Gilman Scholars

January 23, 2013 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island’s Center for International Service has sent four undergraduate students to the City University of Hong Kong through its Exchange Ambassador Program for the 2013 spring semester. These “CSI Exchange Ambassadors” will be taking courses with students from all over the world as they spend the semester exploring the culturally rich city.

John Jay’s Forsythe and Lehman’s Navarro Grab Weekly Awards

January 23, 2013 | Sports

Jamecia Forsythe has been named CUNYAC/Con Edison Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of 1/14-1/20…Jennifer Navarro has been named CUNYAC/Con Edison Women’s Basketball Rookie of the Week for the week of 1/14-1/20.

Medgar Evers’ Taylor and Baruch’s De La Cruz Win Weekly Awards

January 23, 2013 | Sports

Michael Taylor has been named the CUNYAC/Con Edison Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the week of 1/14-1/20…Raymond De La Cruz has been named the CUNYAC/Con Edison Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week for the week of 1/14-1/20.

Hunter’s Dzurita and Baruch’s Lee Earn Weekly Awards

January 23, 2013 | Sports

Jennifer Dzurita has been named the CUNYAC/Emblem Health Women’s Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week for the week of 1/14 – 1/20…Rose Lee has been named the CUNYAC/Emblem Health Women’s Swimming & Diving Rookie of the Week for the week of 1…

Dzurita and Lee Earn Weekly Awards

January 23, 2013 | Sports

Jennifer Dzurita has been named the CUNYAC/Emblem Health Women’s Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week for the week of 1/14 – 1/20…Rose Lee has been named the CUNYAC/Emblem Health Women’s Swimming & Diving Rookie of the Week for the week of 1…

Brooklyn’s Isaakov and Baruch’s Lau Snag Weekly Awards

January 23, 2013 | Sports

Jacky Lau has been named the CUNYAC/Emblem Health Men’s Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week for the week of 1/14-1/20…Emil Isaakov has been named the CUNYAC/Emblem Health Men’s Swimming & Diving Rookie of the Week for the week of 1/14 – 1/20.

Isaakov and Lau Snag Weekly Awards

January 23, 2013 | Sports

Jacky Lau has been named the CUNYAC/Emblem Health Men’s Swimming & Diving Athlete of the Week for the week of 1/14-1/20…Emil Isaakov has been named the CUNYAC/Emblem Health Men’s Swimming & Diving Rookie of the Week for the week of 1/14 – 1/20.

Virtual Scandals Spell Real Laughs for Audiences in You’ve Got Hate Mail, Coming to the Queensborough Performing Arts Center February 9

January 22, 2013 | Queensborough Community College

Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore— two of the most often-produced, award-winning playwrights in the world— are bringing their hilarious broadband comedy of errors, You’ve Got Hate Mail, to the Queensborough Performing Arts Center (QPAC) on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 8:00p.m.

Statement by Chancellor Matthew Goldstein on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2013-14 Executive Budget Proposal

January 22, 2013 | The University

“We commend Governor Cuomo on proposing an Executive Budget for 2013-14 that maintains the financial stability of The City University of New York, advances the ability of the University to further contribute to the preparation of the State’s workforce and helps assure the educational and economic well-being of the citizenry.

Baruch College Welcomes Jay Fishman, Chairman & CEO, The Travelers Companies, Inc for Business Leadership Lecture

January 22, 2013 | Baruch College

Baruch College invites you to meet Jay S. Fishman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Travelers Companies, Inc. on March 21, as part of the Burton Kossoff Business Leadership Lecture Series.

Professor Colvin Shows How Inclusion of Gay and Lesbian Police Officers Improves Law Enforcement

January 22, 2013 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Associate Professor Roddrick Colvin in the Department of Public Management provides groundbreaking insight into the lives of lesbian and gay police officers in his new book, Gay and Lesbian Cops: Diversity and Effective Policing. Colvin explores how barriers and opportunities in the workplace have changed over the last 20 years for lesbian and gay people working in law enforcement, and shows how inclusion actually makes for better policing.

Professor Bilici’s New Book Reveals Light in Dark Corners for Islam in America

January 22, 2013 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

In a new and fresh perspective, Mucahit Bilici, Assistant Professor of Sociology, traces the journey of Muslim Americans from outsider/immigrant to citizen by employing a multi dimensional look into the process of naturalization in his new book, Finding Mecca in America: How Islam is Becoming an American Religion(University of Chicago Press).

Professor Lori Martin’s Book Explores Black Asset Poverty and the Roots of Racial Divide in America

January 22, 2013 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Assistant Professor Lori Martin in the Department of Africana Studies repudiates commonly held beliefs that the U.S. is now a post-racial nation, despite the election of President Barack Obama, in her new book Black Asset Poverty and the Enduring Racial Divide.

Professor Claudia Calirman’s Book is First in the Field to Open Up Discussion on Art in Brazil during the Military Regime

January 22, 2013 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Assistant Professor Claudia Calirman’s pioneering new book titled “Brazilian Art under Dictatorship: Antonio Manuel, Artur Barrio, and Cildo Meireles” provides a fresh and innovative perspective on art and creativity during the most brutal and repressive years of the military dictatorship in Brazil in the late 1960s and early 1970s.