Assisting returning troops with obtaining the credentials they need to successfully enter the workforce was the theme at the White House Forum on Military Credentialing and Licensing, held in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on April 29. The Forum provided an opportunity for key stakeholders from around the country, to share ideas on how to streamline […]
Over the past year, QCC’s science and mathematics students have been engaging in research activities funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program, Research Initiative for Minority Students (RIMS). They presented their research at the final seminar, held at QCC in the Medical Arts Building on May 10. Students conducted research in areas that […]
More than 255 abstracts – an all-time record – were presented by more than 300 students at the 9th Annual Honors Conference, held May 3 at Queensborough Community College. Five other colleges took part: Borough of Manhattan Community College, Kingsborough Community College, New York City College of Technology, Nassau Community College and Queens College. Five additional institutions: Hofstra, St. John’s, Berkeley […]
The Single Stop program at Queensborough – which provides students and their families access to benefits through a grant from Single Stop USA – reports a 1,333 percent increase in cash and non-cash benefits over the past three years. “The remarkable success of the program is a testament both to our students’ determination to succeed academically and […]
Ruby Singh, a Business Administration major, has received the David A. Garfinkel CUNY Community Colleges Essay Contest prize, a statewide writing contest sponsored by the Historical Society of the Courts of the State of New York. Students from approximately fifty SUNY and CUNY community colleges participated in the contest, submitting essays based on Cyberspace and the Law: What are Our […]
The producers of the video news magazine “Inside Lehman XIII” have captured three new awards—the Hermes Award, a Telly Award, and the Communicator Award—for their most recent series of programs. The show features segments on Stem Cell Research and what medicine may be able to do in the future, Nurse Practitioners and how they provide […]
New York, NY – (May 21, 2013). Professors Alan Levine and Darren Staloff will lead a discussion of the challenges, rewards and pitfalls of grappling with some of the great works of philosophy, literature, political speculation and social theory. How does one interpret a text? What must one bring to its examination? What is required […]
Long Island City, NY—Dr. Suresh Canagarajah, a professor of Applied Linguistics and English at Pennsylvania State University and an award-winning author, will be the featured speaker at LaGuardia Community College’s Literacy Brokers Program’s inaugural event on May 30. In his presentation/workshop, “Brokering Academic Publishing Conventions,” Dr. Canagarajah will discuss and demystify academic publishing conventions, show […]
Cuando Jessica era una niña, jugaba con legos construyendo casas y pirámides pensando ser constructora. Jessica comenta “constantemente estaba pensando en construir cosas, intentaba usar todas las piezas posibles para hacer grandes estructuras.” Jessica fue elegida Salutatorian 2013 de New York City College of Technology (City Tech), siendo la segunda de su promoción.
Cuando Dany Salas salió de la Republica Dominicana para asistir a la universidad en la ciudad de Nueva York, él permaneció en silencio por un par de meses en su nuevo país, algo que no es característico en él. Sintiéndose temeroso de hablar Inglés y no ser entendido dado su pesado acento.
Senior Mehak Kapoor, an Economics major, has been selected as the second recipient of the Vice Chancellor’s CUNY Student Leader of the Year award. The Division of Student Affairs selected Kapoor for her extraordinary service to CUNY throughout her student career in addition to her outstanding academic achievement.
After a four-decade absence, the Army Senior Reserve Officers Training Corps is returning to City College, which will serve as The City University of New York headquarters for the new University-wide ROTC program, offering rigorous academics and training for leadership in the armed services to students from all CUNY campuses.
In a world increasingly dependent upon interconnected computer systems, cybersecurity cannot be ignored. Dr. Ernest McDuffie directs the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), a federal program with a portfolio that ranges from teaching people how to protect themselves on the Internet to preparing people for careers as cybersecurity professionals. Last month, he was keynote speaker for the 12th annual NOAA-CREST Day at The City College of New York.
Baruch College hosted a reception on May 17 to acknowledge the research and achievements of Baruch’s Eugene M. Lang Foundation Junior Faculty Research Fellows, past and present.
Randol Contreras, author of The Stickup Kids, Race, Drugs, Violence and the American Dream, recently visited a BMCC urban sociology class—via Skype, a software program that enables people to talk with each other through a live image on their computer screens.
The 2013 Region XV Baseball All-Region honorees include a few of the CUNY Athletic Conference’s best. CUNYAC/MCU Baseball Champion Queensborough Community College had eight honors to lead the conference. They were followed by CUNYAC Runner-up Bro…
The Center for Urban Environmental Reform (CUER) at the City University of New York School of Law is helping to bring environmental justice to classrooms with the release of its comic book Mayah’s Lot.
Monday, May 20, 2013 (Bronx, NY) – United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver the keynote address at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College’s 42nd commencement ceremony, to be held in New York City Center at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 7, 2013. The College will confer degrees on approximately 800 students. “I […]
FLUSHING, N.Y., May 20, 2013 – A diploma from Queens College pays off, literally. Former Secretary of Education William Bennett, co-author of Is College Worth It?, has evaluated 3,500 U.S. colleges and universities for their return on investment, or ROI. Citing PayScale surveys of jobholders who earned bachelor’s degrees, but nothing higher, Bennett finds that […]
Michael Sorkin, distinguished professor of architecture and director of the graduate urban design program at The City College of New York’s Spitzer School of Architecture, has won a 2013 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award. Professor Sorkin was selected in the Design Mind category, which recognizes “a visionary, such as an educator, author, critic, curator, or designer, who has had a profound impact on design theory, practice, or public awareness.”