Archive for April, 2013

MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE AWARDED $350K NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT LIBERTY PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM GRANT FOR “MEDGAR LPP” – ONE OF ITS LONGEST RUNNING YOUTH PROGRAMS

April 30, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Program  Prepares High School Students for Transition to College or a Chosen Career Path Brooklyn, NY – Medgar Evers College announced that the New York State Education Department (NYSED) recently awarded the College a $350K grant in support of the College’s Liberty Partnerships Program, one of its longest-running youth serving programs. The Liberty Partnerships Program […]

Baruch College Students Lead the Way in Inaugural Institutional Investor All-America Student Analyst Competition

April 30, 2013 | Baruch College

Institutional Investor magazine announced the results of its first-ever All-America Student Analyst Competition, a contest that allowed undergraduate and graduate students in finance to test their mettle against like-minded participants to develop the best simulated stock portfolios.

Storytelling Night: Round 2

April 30, 2013 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

For the second straight year, students in the Radio News Writing and Reporting class took the stage at nearby dive bar Tobacco Road to hone their storytelling chops in the style of public radio’s Moth Radio Hour.

SEVEN MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE STUDENTS INDUCTED INTO UPSILON THETA PI WOMEN’S ACADEMIC HONOR SOCIETY

April 30, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Annual Ceremony Highlights Successes of Women Who Have Demonstrated a Commitment to Academic Excellence and Community Service Former Deputy Brooklyn Borough President Yvonne Graham Delivers Remarks Brooklyn, NY – Medgar Evers College’s Center for Women’s Development announced today that seven women students and two faculty members were inducted into the Upsilon Theta Pi Women’s Academic […]

Baruch College Hosts 48th Commencement at Citi Field, Home of the New York Mets, May 30

April 30, 2013 | Baruch College

Baruch College, a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY), will host its 48th commencement exercises for the first time in Citi Field, home of the New York Mets, located at 126th Street and Roosevelt Avenue in Flushing, on May 30, 2013.

Lehman College’s Music Department to Present New Production of ‘Rumpelstiltskin ‘13’

April 30, 2013 | Lehman College

Directed by Prof. Penny Prince, the production features original music by Prof. Prince and a script collaboratively written by the cast.

Prof. Ramzi Kassem Speaks to MSNBC about Guantanamo

April 30, 2013 | CUNY School of Law

Professor Ramzi Kassem was a featured guest on MSNBC’s Up w/ Steve Kornacki on Saturday discussing the Boston bombing, terrorism, Guantanamo, the hunger strike that many of the detainees are undergoing, and what the possible solutions are.

[gallery] Twelfth Annual Undergraduate Research Conference Showcases Student Talents

April 30, 2013 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island showcased the rich and diverse talents of its students at the 12th Annual Undergraduate Conference on Research, Scholarship, and Performance, held in the Center for the Arts. View the CSI Today Photo Gallery. With an emphasis on collaboration between students and talented and dedicated faculty mentors, the Conference featured 96 research posters, seven oral presentations, and six panel discussions, as well as performances from 83 Music and Dance students, and works by 33 students of the Visual Arts.

Tigers Overcome Eight-Run Deficit for Back-to-Back Championships

April 29, 2013 | Sports

The Queensborough Tigers defeated the Bronx Broncos, 23-14, in the CUNYAC Community College Baseball Championship at Tomas D. Morales Baseball Field on the campus of the College of Staten Island.

CUNY Receives $25 Million from the Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation

April 29, 2013 | Guttman Community College

Foundation’s Largest Gift Endows Community College Programs and Transfer Scholarships The City University of New York has received a $25 million gift from the Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation to support The New Community College at CUNY and two other community college initiatives to boost student retention and graduation rates.  In honor of the gift, [...]

CUNY Receives $25 Million from the Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation

April 29, 2013 | Guttman Community College

CUNY RECEIVES $25 MILLION FROM THE STELLA AND CHARLES GUTTMAN FOUNDATION Foundation’s largest gift endows community college programs and transfer scholarships The City University of New York has received a $25 million gift from the Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation to support The New Community College at CUNY and two other community college initiatives to [...]

CUNY Board of Trustees OKs CCNY School Named for General Colin L. Powell

April 29, 2013 | City College

The City College of New York will rename its Division of Social Sciences The Colin L. Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership. The City University of New York Board of Trustees approved the name change at its April 29 meeting after hearing testimony from General Powell and students from the Colin Powell Center for Leadership and Service, the leadership and public policy center at CCNY established in 1997.

CUNY Receives $25 Million from the Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation

April 29, 2013 | The University

The City University of New York has received a $25 million gift from the Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation to support The New Community College at CUNY and two other community college initiatives to boost student retention and graduation rates. In honor of the gift, the foundation’s largest and the largest ever given to a New York State community college, the CUNY Board of Trustees passed a resolution to rename The New Community College The Stella and Charles Guttman Community College.

CUNY Board Appoints Chase F. Robinson Interim President Of CUNY Graduate School and University Center

April 29, 2013 | The University

The CUNY Board of Trustees today announced the appointment of Dr. Chase F. Robinson as Interim President of The Graduate School and University Center, upon the recommendation of Chancellor Matthew Goldstein, effective July 1, 2013.

CUNY Board Appoints Stuart Suss As Interim President of Kingsborough Community College

April 29, 2013 | The University

The Board of Trustees today approved the appointment of Dr. Stuart Suss as Interim President of Kingsborough Community College, effective Sept. 1, 2013, pending completion of a search to replace Dr. Regina Peruggi, who will step down from the presidency at the end of the summer. Dr. Suss’ appointment was recommended to the Board by Chancellor Goldstein.

LaGuardia Community College Student Takes First Prize in National Competition for her Research on Antioxidants and Male Fertility in Fruit Flies

April 29, 2013 | LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City, NY—LaGuardia Community College student Weily Lang placed first for her research on the effects of antioxidants on fertility in male fruit flies at the Sigma Xi Research Showcase, a nationwide online science competition.  Weily, a fine arts major who loves insects and research, was up against some 100 student researchers, 80% of […]

Artist Who Persevered Through ALS Diagnosis and Learned to Paint with His Left Hand to Exhibit Work Beginning May 1

April 29, 2013 | Queens College

Artist Jon Imber, diagnosed last year with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), will exhibit his work in the Godwin-Ternbach exhibition, “Palaemon: A Survey of Paintings by Jon Imber,” from May 1 through June 15, 2013. The 35-year span of work on display will include landscapes and abstracts, as well as work that Imber produced after teaching himself to paint with his left hand. Former MOMA curator Deborah Wye will discuss Imber’s work with him during the opening reception on Saturday, May 11, from 3 – 5 pm. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

Saturday, May 4th Marks 35th Anniversary of Bronx Community College’s Annual Hall of Fame 10 k and 5k Runs and 2 mile Fitness Walk

April 29, 2013 | Bronx Community College

Family Event Welcomes All to Run the Bronx April 17, 2013, Bronx New York—Run the Bronx, Bronx Community College’s Annual Hall of Fame Run and Walk takes place Saturday, May 4th. The official start time is 10 a.m., and the event begins and ends on the historic landmark campus of Bronx Community College, located at […]

Dolphins DiFede & Anderson and Bearcats Buttar Take Home Weekly Honors

April 29, 2013 | Sports

Will DiFede has been named the CUNYAC/MCU Baseball Player of the Week for the week of 4/22 – 4/28…Richard Anderson has been named the CUNYAC/MCU Baseball Pitcher of the Week for the week of 4/22 – 4/28…Jasdeep Buttar has been named the …

Photographer Walker Evans’s “Havana 1933” Collection at LaGuardia Community College Through May 29

April 29, 2013 | LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City, NY—A photography exhibition featuring photographer Walker Evans’s famous collection of images taken in Havana in 1933 will be shown at LaGuardia Community College now through May 29.  The event is free and open to the public.   The exhibition, comprising over 30 digital reproductions from original and posthumous prints, will be on […]