Archive for February, 2013

NY State Education Department Approves New Ph.D. Program in Nursing

February 20, 2013 | CUNY Graduate Center, Uncategorized

New York State Education Department has given its stamp of approval, as of February 1, for a Ph.D. Program in Nursing at the Graduate Center. With this approval, the Graduate Center, CUNY, follows the national trend of converting the Doctor of Nursing Science (DNS) to the Ph.D. degree as the recognized research-focused doctorate in nursing. […]

Breathing Hope Into Patients’ Lives

February 20, 2013 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

Mark Collazo, a Registered Respiratory Therapist and Neonatal Pediatric Specialist, literally worked his way up to being Director of Respiratory Care Services at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital.

“I was working in the basement, in the kitchen at St. Luke’s as a food service aide, delivering food to the patients and washing dishes,” he says. “Before that, I was working as a bike messenger, and the winters were tough.”

Bottom Two Seeds Upset Their Way to the Finals#4 Queensborough and #3 Bronx Advance to Friday’s Final

February 19, 2013 | Sports

The 2013 CUNYAC/Con Edison Community College Men’s Basketball Semifinals finished up with two upsets as the#3 Bronx Broncos will take on the #4 Queensborough Tigers in the Finals this Friday at Borough of Manhattan Community College. For Queensbo…

Top Seeds Advance to Final on Friday#1 BMCC and #2 Hostos Meet For First Time Since 2004

February 19, 2013 | Sports

The 2013 CUNYAC/Con Edison Community College Women’s Basketball Semifinals finished up with the#1 BMCC Panthers and the #2 Hostos Caimans advancing to the Finals this Friday at Borough of Manhattan Community College. For the Panthers, they will b…

CCNY To Screen Two Films by Pioneering Director Shirley Clarke

February 19, 2013 | City College

Director Shirley Clarke, a founder of the New American Cinema movement of the early 1960s, has recently begun to get long overdue recognition. Last year, Milestone Films, an independent film distribution company, acquired a collection of Ms. Clarke’s feature and short films, and has been restoring them for rerelease. City College will honor its former student, who studied with the legendary Hans Richter, by showing two of the most important films in that collection, at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday, February 22, in Shepard Hall Room 95 on the CCNY campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Daily News: John Jay College Star Jamar Harry’sLove Affair with Basketball Survives All

February 19, 2013 | Sports

On May 22, 1994, Tessa Warren was shot by reckless fans celebrating the NY Knicks’ Eastern Conference semifinal victory over the Chicago Bulls. Basketball gives. Basketball takes away. The best player in the City University of New York Athletic Confere…

Was There an Underground Railroad on Staten Island?

February 19, 2013 | College of Staten Island

The Staten Island Museum and CSI present A History Round Table on the Underground Railroad in Honor of Black History Month.

Top Four Seeds AdvanceBrooklyn and John Jay Win in Overtime

February 16, 2013 | Sports

The 2013 CUNYAC/Con Edison Men’s Basketball Quarterfinals feature matchups between #1 Staten Island and #8 Hunter, #2 Barcuh vs #7 CCNY, #3 John Jay vs #6 York, and #4 Brooklyn vs #5 Medgar Evers. The matchups would feature a convincing victory by #2 B…

Baruch, Brooklyn, CSI, and Hunter AdvanceSemifinals Start Wednesday at CCNY

February 16, 2013 | Sports

The 2013 CUNYAC/Con Edison Women’s Basketball Quarterfinals feature matchups between #1 Baruch and #8 York, #2 Brooklyn vs #7 CCNY, #3 CSI vs #6 Lehman, and #4 John Jay vs #5 Hunter. The matchups would feature convincing victories by #1 Baruch, #2 Broo…

Chamber Music Live at a Best-Value Price

February 15, 2013 | Queens College

The 17th annual Queens College Chamber Music Live concert series offers subscribers the chance to enjoy world-class ensembles, choral performances, and opera presentations at a best-value price.

Four Events Warm NCC Hearts on Valentine’s Day

February 15, 2013 | Guttman Community College

Friday, February 15, 2013 (New York, NY): The New Community College at CUNY’s Office of Student Engagement and the Student Government Association co-sponsored four events to warm the hearts of the NCC community on Valentine’s Day, February 14. The day kicked off with distribution of special “NCC Warms My Heart” stickers and chocolates around campus. [...]

MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE PRESIDENT WILLIAM L. POLLARD AND KINGS COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY CHARLES J. HYNES PRESENT A SYMPOSIUM ON RACE, LAW AND JUSTICE: STRATEGIES FOR CLOSING THE SCHOOL-TO-PRISON PIPELINE

February 14, 2013 | Medgar Evers College, Uncategorized

Keynote addresses by the Honorable Judith Kaye, Former Chief Judge of the State of New York and New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott Panel discussions to feature educators, professors, judges, faith leaders, social workers, and parents and students Medgar Evers College President Dr. William L. Pollard and Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes […]

MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE HONORS LEADERS IN BUSINESS, TECHNOLOGY, MEDICINE AND EDUCATION AT ING/MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE PINNACLE AWARDS LUNCHEON

February 14, 2013 | Medgar Evers College, Uncategorized

Six Medgar Evers College Students Also Receive $11K in Scholarships at Luncheon Medgar Evers College (MEC) honored outstanding leaders in business, technology, medicine and education, and Medgar Evers students today at the 2013 ING/Medgar Evers College Pinnacle Awards Luncheon today at Morton’s The Steakhouse in Manhattan. The ING/Medgar Evers Pinnacle Awards, generously supported by ING […]

New Exhibit Showcases 2 Influential NYC Dominican Artists

February 14, 2013 | City College

“El Músico y el Pintor/ The Musician and the Painter: An Exhibit Documenting the Lifetime, Work, and Artistic Trajectory of Two Early Twentieth Century Dominican Artists in New York,” will be on view February 15 through March 27 at the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Archives and Library. The Archives and Library are on the second floor of the North Academic Center at The City College of New York.

The exhibit consists of 16 panels, documents, photographs, musical scores, and paintings from the Dominican Archives collections that highlight the careers of musician Rafael Petitón Guzmán and painter Tito Enrique Cánepa.

#24 Baruch Becomes First CUNYAC Ranked Women’s Basketball Team

February 14, 2013 | Sports

For the first time in CUNYAC history, a women’s basketball team is ranked in one of the two prominent national polls that cover NCAA Division III women’s basketball. The Bearcats of Baruch are in a three-way tie for 24th place with Howard P…

“Waterproofing New York” Conference Rescheduled to March 2

February 14, 2013 | City College

“Waterproofing New York,” a daylong conference to explore the impact of past and future storms on five key infrastructure systems: water/waste, power/data, circulation/fuel, parks and recreation, and shelter, has been rescheduled to Saturday March 2, conference organizers with City College’s Spitzer School of Architecture announced.

All-Star Luncheon Brings Student Stars to the Water Club

February 14, 2013 | Sports

New York, NY – The City University of New York Athletic Conference ushered in its 48th Annual Men’s & Women’s Basketball Tournaments with its media day at The Water Club restaurant in Manhattan, announcing its yearly all-stars and honors.

Team Creates MRI for the Nanoscale

February 13, 2013 | City College

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) reveals details of living tissues, diseased organs and tumors inside the body without x-rays or surgery. What if the same technology could peer down to the level of atoms? Doctors could make visual diagnoses of a person’s molecules – examining damage on a strand of DNA, watching molecules misfold, or identifying a cancer cell by the proteins on its surface.

CUNY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM ANNOUNCES FIVE-DAY PUBLISHING INSTITUTE

February 13, 2013 | Uncategorized

NEW YORK, February 13, 2013 – The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is launching the CUNY Publishing Institute in June, a five-day intensive course on book publishing led by prominent digital and print publishing professionals. John Oakes, a veteran of traditional publishing and co-founder of the internet-based OR Books, will direct the Institute.  Other headliners […]

President Obama Praises CUNY’s P-TECH HS in State of Union Speech

February 13, 2013 | The University

President Obama recognized the promise of a new high school that The City University of New York helped create – the Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) – in his 2013 State of the Union address.