Archive for September, 2013

Long Island City Artists Exhibition at LaGuardia Community College Now Through November 20

September 19, 2013 | LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City, NY –September 19, 2013—The artistic world of the borough of Queens is alive and well, and to prove it LaGuardia Community College is hosting an exhibition comprising the diverse and rich works of 24 Queens artists.  The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, is running through November 20.  “The […]

Prof. Cynthia Soohoo Delivers Opening Remarks at Tribute to Justice

September 19, 2013 | CUNY School of Law

Professor Cynthia Soohoo, director of the CUNY Law International Women’s Human Rights Clinic, delivered opening remarks at a conference marking the 40th Anniversary of the 1973 Coup D’Etat in Chile, held on September 9, 2013.

Ed Ott – Distinguished Lecturer at CUNY SPS’s Murphy Institute – talks with CityWide series host Ken Fisher

September 19, 2013 | School of Professional Studies

CityWide series host Ken Fisher talks with Ed Ott, Distinguished Lecturer in Labor Studies at The Murphy Institute, at the CUNY School of Professional Studies. Ott has over 40 years of experience in the labor movement, most recently as Executive Director of the New York City Central Labor Council, which represents 1.3 million trade unionists […]

Redefining a College Education: Lehman President Ricardo R. Fernández’s Vision for the Future

September 19, 2013 | Lehman College

Dr. Ricardo R. Fernández outlined a bold vision for the future of higher education and the future of Lehman College during his keynote address at the College’s annual Academic Convocation.

Newman Real Estate Institute Presents: New York’s Next Urban Agenda: What’s the Future for Real Estate, Development and Construction in New York City?

September 19, 2013 | Baruch College

NEW YORK, NY-September 19, 2013 – On Wednesday, October 9, New York’s top leaders and industry experts will gather at The Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute at Baruch College to explore directions that the new Mayor should consider as New York moves forward into a new Mayoral Administration in January. The Institute and its […]

Baruch College’s Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity Hosts: Pay to Play: Legal and Ethical Issues Surrounding College Sports and the NCAA

September 19, 2013 | Baruch College

NEW YORK, NY – September 19, 2013 –  The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business will host a discussion on the legal and ethical issues surrounding the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Principle of Amateurism. Marc Edelman, Associate Professor of Law, who will be leading the discussion, specializes in […]

Interim Chancellor William P. Kelly’s Message to CUNY Board of Trustees

September 18, 2013 | Uncategorized

I write to apprise you of events attendant to a program last night at Macaulay Honors College at which Dr. David Petraeus was in conversation with journalist Fareed Zakaria.

CUNY Law Profs Appointed to Stop-and-Frisk Advisory Council

September 18, 2013 | CUNY School of Law

Professors Steve Zeidman and Babe Howell have been appointed by Southern District Judge Shira Scheindlin to an academic advisory council that will assist the court-appointed facilitator in developing reforms of stop-and-frisk practices.

Baruch College’s Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship Presents: “The Strauss Group: A Growing Family Business: Through the Eyes of a Daughter and Granddaughter”

September 18, 2013 | Baruch College

NEW YORK, NY-September 18, 2013 – The Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship at Baruch College is hosting an interactive presentation to give aspiring entrepreneurs a first-hand look at a multinational family business. On October 1, Raya Strauss Ben-Dror, a second generation of The Strauss Group, Israel’s second largest food and beverage company, along with […]

Queens College Ranked #1 Among “Master’s Universities” As A Best-Bang-For-The-Buck College

September 18, 2013 | Queens College

–Washington Monthly Also Ranks QC #2 Nationwide Among Only 349 Colleges That Do the Best Job  of Helping Non-Wealthy Students Attain Marketable Degrees at Affordable Prices– FLUSHING, NY, August 26, 2013 – Queens College has long been an institution that helps students from families of modest means achieve their dream of earning a college degree. […]

Devika Kewalramani (‘95) Appointed Chair of NYC Bar Professional Discipline Committee

September 18, 2013 | CUNY School of Law

Alum Devika Kewalramani (’95), a partner at Moses and Singer LLP, has been appointed chair of the Professional Discipline Committee of the New York City Bar Association.

Ass’t. Secretary of State Dean Pittman Speaks at CCNY Sept. 25

September 18, 2013 | City College

Dean Pittman, acting assistant secretary for international organization affairs in the U.S. Department of State, speaks at The City College of New York, 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 25, in Room 250, Shepard Hall. His topic will be “Fostering a More Peaceful World: The Case for Multilateralism.”

Baruch College Presents Terminus By Ira Eduardovna Opening September 25 at New Media Artspace

September 18, 2013 | Baruch College

NEW YORK, NY– September 18, 2013 – Baruch College presents Terminus, an exhibition of video works by Ira Eduardovna, curated by Katherine Behar, Assistant Professor of New Media Arts at Baruch College. The show will open on September 25 and run through the end of the fall semester at the New Media Artspace gallery in […]

Somalia Samuel (’14) Selected as Thurgood Marshall Fellow

September 18, 2013 | CUNY School of Law

Somalia Samuel (’14) has been selected as a Thurgood Marshall Fellow at the New York City Bar Association.

Baruch College Ranks #21 Among Top 100 “Obama Scorecard Colleges” for Value and Affordability

September 17, 2013 | Baruch College

Baruch College is ranked #21 among the “Top 100 Obama Scorecard Colleges,” a list created by Affordable Colleges (AC) Online. With a total score of 78.72 and a low student loan default rate of 3.2%, Baruch College ranks in the Top 25.

Baruch College Ranks # 3 in “The Future Zuckerbergs” 2013 College Rankings by Her

September 17, 2013 | Baruch College

Baruch College is ranked #3 in “The Future Zuckerbergs” 2013 College Rankings conducted by This list recognizes the schools that support “their Zuckerbergs-in-the-making and boast a roster of successful alumni who made it big in the risky business of start-up companies.”

CCNY Names Ashiwel Undieh Associate Provost for Research

September 17, 2013 | City College

Dr. Ashiwel Undieh has been appointed associate provost for research at The City College of New York, the college announced today. In this role, he will have overall responsibility for promoting and expanding research and scholarship throughout the college.

City Tech Interns Partner with High Tech Firms

September 17, 2013 | New York City College of Technology

Downtown Brooklyn is becoming a hub for tech firms more rapidly than ever. To help train and prepare college students for today and tomorrow’s growing number of high tech jobs, New York City’s Department of Small Business Services (SBS) has partnered with New York City College of Technology (City Tech), the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and […]

Baruch College’s Weissman School of Arts and Sciences Presents the 4th Annual Berkin-Friedman Forum

September 17, 2013 | Baruch College

Baruch College’s Weissman School of Arts and Sciences invites you to its upcoming forum, Political Polarization: An Historical Perspective, on Thursday, October 10.

Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson Discusses Fashion, Clothing, and the Law

September 17, 2013 | CUNY School of Law

Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson has been featured recently in numerous stories and interviews focusing on the connection between the Constitution and our clothing.