Archive for March, 2013

Prof. Borgmann in NY Times on New North Dakota Abortion Law

March 26, 2013 | CUNY School of Law

Professor Caitlin Borgmann spoke to the New York Times about the abortion law just enacted in North Dakota. The new law, which is now one of the strictest in the nation, forbids abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detectable.

Christina Piaia (’07) in NY Times on Park-Naming Contest Decision

March 26, 2013 | CUNY School of Law

Alum Christina Piaia (’07) was quoted in The New York Times about the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy deciding to end a contest to name a lawn at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Baruch College to Host International Conference and Welcome Leaders from Global Universities

March 26, 2013 | Baruch College

Baruch College and the WC2 University Network are hosting this year’s International World Cities World Class University Network Conference (WC2) Conference from April 15 – April 17, 2013.

Bloodhounds’ Cakmak and CSI’s Chuenpratum Earn Weekly Honors

March 26, 2013 | Sports

Erkut Cakmak has been named the CUNYAC/Hospital for Special Surgery Men’s Tennis Player of the week for the week of 3/18-3/24…Kolachuk Chuenpratum has been named the CUNYAC/Hospital for Special Surgery Men’s Tennis Rookie of the Week for …

Lori Knipel (’97) on Relationship Between Politics and Community Service

March 26, 2013 | CUNY School of Law

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle spotlights the career of alum Lori (Citron) Knipel (’97) as a lawyer, political leader, and civic activist.

Walk to Aspire: QCC Raises More Than $18,000 for Student Scholarships

March 26, 2013 | Queensborough Community College

QCC welcomed the first day of spring by cheering for students at its 6th Annual Walk to Aspire on March 20. Walk to Aspire raises money for student scholarships, allowing hardworking, eager students to come to Queensborough and gain the “Edge for Success.” Dr. Diane B. Call, President of Queensborough, announced that 21 teams comprising […]

Beavers’ Dawkins and Haynes Capture Weekly Awards

March 26, 2013 | Sports

Leah Dawkins has been named the CUNYAC/US Army Women’s Track & Field Athlete of the Week for the week of 3/18-3/24…Leandra Haynes has been named the CUNYAC/US Army Women’s Track & Field Rookie of the Week for the week of 3/18-3/24.

Baruch College Hosts 12th Annual Financial Reporting Conference

March 26, 2013 | Baruch College

The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity at Baruch College will host the 12th Annual Financial Reporting Conference for accounting, business and media professionals.

CCNY’s Dehazya and Baker Sweep Weekly Awards

March 26, 2013 | Sports

Peter Dehazya has been named the CUNYAC/US Army Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Athlete of the Week for the week of 3/18-3/24…Steve Baker has been named the CUNYAC/US Army Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Rookie of the Week for the week of…

Savor the Flavors to Feature Island’s Top Tastes

March 26, 2013 | College of Staten Island

The College of College of Staten Island Alumni Association presents the Fourth Annual Savor the Flavors tasting event on Sunday, April 7 in the Center for the Arts Atrium. Register online for $30 advance tickets on the Alumni Association Website. Once again, dozens of Staten Island restaurants  come together to raise much-needed money for scholarships while showcasing the diverse cuisine that our borough has to offer.

‘Military Times’ Ranks CCNY Among Best 4-Year Colleges in US for Vets

March 25, 2013 | City College

Military Times, a publisher of newsweeklies and a website for armed services personnel and their families, ranked The City College of New York 33rd best four-year college in the United States for veterans. CCNY was the highest-rated New York State public college in the annual survey.

CCNY Team Spends Spring Break Studying Imperiled Caribbean Lakes

March 25, 2013 | City College

Spring break in the Caribbean conjures up images of days on the beach and nights in the clubs. But for five City College of New York undergraduate environmental engineering majors, two professors, a graduate student and a post-doc, it means something very different: trying to understand a climate-related phenomenon that is imperiling two lakes on the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

CSI’s DiFede and Bearcats’ Lizardi and Cali Earn Weekly Honors

March 25, 2013 | Sports

Will DiFede has been named the CUNYAC/MCU Baseball Player of the Week for the week of 3/18 – 3/24…Andrew Lizardi has been named the CUNYAC/MCO Baseball Pitcher of the Week for the week of 3/18 – 3/24…Joseph Cali has been named the CUNYA…

Bulldogs’ Rodriguez and Baruch’s Flint and Bowman Snag Honors

March 25, 2013 | Sports

Samantha Rodriguez has been named the CUNYAC/Applebees Softball Player of the Week for the week of 3/18 – 3/24…Nicole Flint has been named the CUNYAC/Applebees Softball Pitcher of the Week for the week of 3/18 – 3/24…Christine Bowman ha…

Baruch’s Coniglio and Standring Sweep Weekly Honors

March 25, 2013 | Sports

Steve Coniglio has been named the CUNYAC/Con Edison Men’s Volleyball Player of the Week for the week of 3/18 – 3/24…Scott Standring has been named the CUNYAC/Con Edison Men’s Volleyball Rookie of the Week for the week of 3/18 – 3/24.

Laura Bruno Is New Director of Enrollment Management; Robert Park Appointed Director of Advisement

March 25, 2013 | Queensborough Community College

Laura Bruno has been appointed Director of Enrollment Management in the Office of Admissions and Recruitment at Queensborough Community College. Prior to joining QCC, Bruno served as Associate Director of Admissions at York College where she was responsible for designing and implementing the overall strategic enrollment plan, and served as the Admission functional and training lead for […]

CSI to Host First-Ever Alumni Fellow Dr. Jerod Loeb ’71

March 25, 2013 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island will welcome its first-ever Alumni Fellow, Dr. Jerod Loeb ’71, Executive Vice President of The Joint Commission, on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 in the Center for the Arts Williamson Theatre from 2:30pm to 4:00pm. An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 20,000 healthcare organizations and programs in the United States.

Dr. Glen Johnson and colleagues from the New York State Department of Health publish: Breastfeeding Practices in New York State Maternity Hospitals: Results From a Statewide Survey.

March 23, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

A survey of 138 maternity hospitals in New York State was conducted. Among healthy births, exclusive breastfeeding is statistically more likely to occur in hospitals offering only basic care (level 1) or subspecialty care (level 3), relative to Regional Perinatal Centers; and is more likely with hospitals outside of New York City, relative to those […]

Dr. Glen Johnson and colleagues from the New York State Department of Health publish: Breastfeeding Practices in New York State Maternity Hospitals: Results From a Statewide Survey.

March 23, 2013 | CUNY School of Public Health

A survey of 138 maternity hospitals in New York State was conducted. Among healthy births, exclusive breastfeeding is statistically more likely to occur in hospitals offering only basic care (level 1) or subspecialty care (level 3), relative to Regional Perinatal Centers; and is more likely with hospitals outside of New York City, relative to those […]

Clips of the Week

March 22, 2013 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out the latest links from our reporters – including Jeannie Choi’s interactive comparison of food prices at Brooklyn grocery stores.