Archive for September, 2013

CUNY TRUSTEES NAME SARAH BARTLETT THE NEXT DEAN

September 30, 2013 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Professor Bartlett has a long, distinguished career in journalism and has been with the CUNY J-School since Day 1.

Medgar Evers College and Turner Construction Company’s School of Construction Management Partner to Offer Advanced Certificate in Construction Management

September 30, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College and Turner Construction Company (Turner) recently announced that in partnership with Medgar Evers College, Turner will offer an advanced Certificate in Construction Management for industry small business owners beginning October 8. The partnership between the Turner School of Construction Management and the College began in 2008 while Turner was managing construction of […]

Medgar Evers College’s Center For Black Literature and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Celebrate the Centennial of Writer and Poet Aimé Césaire

September 30, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

Talkback with Renowned Director Euzhan Palcy Highlights Césaire’s Work and Legacy to Follow Screening of “Aimé Césaire: A Voice for History” BROOKLYN – Medgar Evers College’s Center for Black Literature, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and the Martinique Promotion Bureau will present an excerpt from the film Aimé Césaire: A Voice for […]

Statement by Interim Chancellor Kelly to the CUNY Board of Trustees on Teacher Preparation, September 30, 2013

September 30, 2013 | The University

Statement by Interim Chancellor  Kelly to the CUNY Board of Trustees on Teacher Preparation September 30, 2013 “As you will remember, Governor Cuomo convened an Education Reform Commission in 2012, bringing together leaders from across the state-including then Chancellor Matthew Goldstein-to identify ways to strengthen the state’s education system. The commission’s preliminary recommendations were adopted […]

Queens College Business Forum Breakfast

September 30, 2013 | Uncategorized

The public are invited to attend a Queens College Business Forum Breakfast on the topic, The 2008-2009 Financial Crisis: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly. The guest speaker is Mark Goldwasser, CEO, National Securities.

Stars Shine for BMCC

September 30, 2013 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

A remarkable line-up of talent—internationally renowned songstress Roberta Flack; iconic singer/songwriter Art Garfunkel; jazz trumpeter Lew Soloff of Blood, Sweat and Tears fame, and sensational pianist/songwriter Peter Cincotti—came together in support of BMCC recently, their cameo performances emceed by jazz musician and popular sidekick to David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, who also sang and performed to the packed house.

CUNY Board Appoints Sarah Bartlett Dean of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

September 30, 2013 | The University

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today approved the appointment of Professor Sarah Bartlett as Dean of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

Dr. James Muyskens, Queens College President, To Retire on December 31; Dr. Evangelos Gizis Named Interim President

September 30, 2013 | The University

Queens College President James Muyskens announced today that he would retire on Dec. 31 after almost 12 years of exemplary service as the leader of the highly regarded 20,000-student senior college at The City University of New York. Muyskens, a philosopher, intends to resume teaching during the 2014-2015 academic year.

WCBS’s Alex Silverman Shares Career Tips for Aspiring Radio Reporters

September 30, 2013 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

WCBW reporter Alex Silverman shares his experiences as a commercial radio journalist, from Hurricane Sandy and beyond.

Video Update from Dr. William J. Fritz

September 30, 2013 | College of Staten Island

As part of an ongoing commitment to bringing the College of Staten Island family closer together, Dr. William J. Fritz launches his inaugural video greeting series for the Fall 2013 semester. In this inaugural update, Dr. Fritz speaks about the many accolades and accomplishments the College has celebrated, such as recognition by US News & World Report and GI Jobs Magazine, and the opening of Dolphin Cove, CSI’s first-ever student housing.

CUNY School Featured In “American Graduate Day 2013,” A Live National Multiplatform Event To Keep High School Students On The Path To Graduation; Premieres September 28 On Public Television

September 28, 2013 | The University

Kingsborough Early College Secondary School, a small, ambitious and rigorous public school in Brooklyn, will be featured this weekend during a national day-long public television special about improving America’s high school graduation rates. The special, American Graduate Day 2013, airs from 12 Noon to 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 28th, and is part of the public media initiative: American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen. It will be broadcast on public television stations nationwide and streamed live from the Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center in New York City. Local viewers can watch on WNET Channels 13 and 21 as well as on NJTV stations.

Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education Marks 40th Anniversary

September 27, 2013 | City College

The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at The City College of New York is celebrating its 40th anniversary with two events: a benefit dinner cruise Thursday, October 3, and a daylong research symposium Saturday, October 5, with Dr. Nirav R. Shah, MD, MPH, New York State Commissioner of Health, as keynote speaker.

Everything from Merengue to Dembow and Merenhouse

September 27, 2013 | City College

National Museum of American History joins CUNY Dominican Studies Institute to collect Dominican music
The following release was issued today by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.

In a pioneering collaboration, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History and the City University of New York’s Dominican Studies Institute (CUNY DI) are reaching out to people of Dominican descent to build a collection that reflects how Dominican music and musical performances have shaped both a cultural and social identity in the United States.

Clips of the Week

September 27, 2013 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out our latest links – including alum Danny Gold’s Esquire Weekly dispatch out of Syria chronicling the time he spent with a band of young rebels.

Leading New York State Constitutional Scholars to Explore Critical November Ballot Issues and the Proposed 2017 Constitutional Convention at “The New New York” Conference October 8

September 27, 2013 | Baruch College

Albany, NY-  September 27, 2013 — Following successful conferences at SUNY Cortland and at the Rockefeller Institute in Albany, Effective NY co-founders SUNY-New Paltz Prof. Gerry Benjamin and good government reform advocate Bill Samuels announced that they will hold a third conference at Baruch College in New York City October 8. “A New New York: […]

Doors Open for Young Minds: Lehman College and CUNY Dedicate Unique New Child Care Center

September 27, 2013 | Lehman College

Lehman College and the City University of New York dedicated the new Child Care Center on Thursday, September 26, 2013, opening new doors for young minds. The new Center accommodates 120 children of Lehman College students, twice the capacity of the previous center.

Guttman Students Gain Insights into Four-Year Colleges at Transfer Fair

September 26, 2013 | Guttman Community College

  Guttman Community College held its first annual Transfer Fair on September 26 in the Atrium and Information Commons. Over 25 local and regional colleges and universities participated, including CUNY, SUNY, the New School, Marymount Manhattan College, St. John’s University, New Jersey City University and Rutgers University. After a warm welcome greeting from President Scott […]

Battling Cancer One Metal at a Time

September 26, 2013 | Brooklyn College

BROOKLYN, NY– Building on her research of gold compounds to combat cancer, Professor María Contel has scored a new, four-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for $1.4 million. The grant, which will be used to study gold-titanium complexes that might help in the effort to fight renal and prostrate cancer, bodes well for metallo-drugs, says Contel. “It […]

Holding Destruction at Bay

September 26, 2013 | Brooklyn College

BROOKLYN, NY– As New York City continues to recover from the effects of Hurricane Sandy, which devastated coastal areas last year, it has become critical to find ways to better prepare the city for these and other extreme weather patterns caused by climate change. Scientists at Brooklyn College have long been studying the weather’s impact on local […]

Baruch College’s Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity Hosts Panel Discussion, “Selling Split Seconds”

September 26, 2013 | Baruch College

NEW YORK, NY – September 26, 2013 – The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business is hosting “Selling Split Seconds,” a panel discussion on October 8. As the integrity of the securities markets depends on all investors having easy and equal access to information that might influence the […]