Archive for October, 2013

Dinner with the Stars: Lehman Recognizes Alumnus and Community Leaders for Accomplishments, Student Support

October 26, 2013 | Lehman College

Lehman College recognized three individuals for their accomplishments in their fields, support of Lehman students, and extraordinary contributions to the Bronx, New York City, and international communities: Ira D. Cohen ’73 of Signal Hill Capital; Vincent HoSang of Caribbean Food Delights; and Dan Kane Jr. of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

Clips of the Week

October 25, 2013 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out our latest links – including Jessica Glazer’s story for Crain’s New York Business revealing B&H’s plans to move its warehouse upstate.

At Women’s Leadership Conference, El Diario Publisher Rosado Says Leaders Must “Care for Others”

October 25, 2013 | The University

The key to great leadership is showing self-confidence and caring for others, Rossana Rosado, publisher and CEO of El Diario/La Prensa told 350 women at the ninth annual CUNY Women’s Leadership Conference.

Medgar Evers College Site of Forum on Black Immigration Reform

October 25, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

As the nation continues to grapple with immigration reform, a group of top thinkers on the issue will come together to discuss the topic as it relates to the country’s African, Caribbean and Afro-Latino immigrants.

New Report on Guttman’s Instructional Teams

October 25, 2013 | Guttman Community College

Instructional Teams at Guttman Community College: Building a Learning Community of Students, Faculty, and Staff by Alexandra Weinbaum, Camille Rodríguez and Nan Bauer-Maglin has just been published. This briefing paper examines the instructional team experience during the inaugural year of the college (2012–2013). A key feature of Guttman Community College’s model is the mandatory full-time first […]

Memorial Service for the Honorable Major Owens

October 25, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

The Medgar Evers College community will come together at 1:00pm on Monday, October 28 in the Founders Auditorium at Medgar Evers College at 1650 Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn, to honor the life and legacy of one of its own – former Congressman Major R. Owens – who was also a founder of the 43-year old […]

Medgar Evers College Professor Captain of NYC Marathon Psych Team

October 25, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

This fall, for the eleventh consecutive year, Dr. Ethan Gologor, chairman of the Psychology Department at Medgar Evers College, CUNY, has been appointed captain of the “Psyching Team” for the ING New York City Marathon, the largest in the world.

Suzannah Phillips Presents on Human Trafficking at the United Nations

October 25, 2013 | CUNY School of Law

Suzannah Phillips, fellow with the International Women’s Human Rights Clinic at CUNY Law, was invited to present at a Global Consultation on the Right to an Effective Remedy for Trafficked Persons hosted by the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Trafficking at the United Nations on October 24.

Students Get Firsthand Look at City Budgeting Process

October 24, 2013 | Guttman Community College

On October 22, students from Dr. Larian Angelo’s Fall I class, The Politics of New York City, were given a firsthand opportunity to learn the workings of the city’s budgeting process by visiting the City Council Finance Division. Jeff Rodus, First Deputy Director, and John Russell, Senior Financial Analyst, provided an overview of the capital […]

Medgar Evers Awarded $2.7 Million

October 24, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

More good news for Medgar Evers College (MEC) as the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) awards the institution close to $3 million to provide much-needed support in four area housing developments.  The $2.7 million contract, awarded to the School of Professional and Community Development, will fund services in four community […]

Baruch College Hosts 6th Annual Symposium on Sustainable Business: Integrated and Non-Financial Reporting

October 24, 2013 | Baruch College

 NEW YORK, NY – October 24, 2013 –Baruch College invites corporate professionals and the media to the 6th Annual Symposium on Sustainable Business on November 1. The event is co-sponsored by Baruch’s Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity and CCI-Corporate Communications International in partnership with the National Investor Relations Institute, and the New York Society […]

Yunping Jiang and Joshua Freeman Named Distinguished Professors at Queens Colllege

October 24, 2013 | Queens College

Yunping Jiang (Mathematics) and Joshua Freeman (History) have been named CUNY Distinguished Professors, becoming the latest Queens College faculty members to attain a title conferred on outstanding scholar-teachers.

Broadway Legend Chita Rivera Receives CCNY Alumni Finley Award

October 24, 2013 | City College

Legendary Broadway star and two-time Tony Award-winning actress Chita Rivera will receive the 66th John H. Finley Award from The Alumni Association of The City College of New York at the association’s 133rd Annual Dinner, Thursday, November 7, at The New York Hilton. In addition, seven City College alumni with receive the Townsend Harris Medal at the dinner.

Latin Grammy Nominee Septeto Nacional at Aaron Davis Hall

October 23, 2013 | City College

The City College Center for the Arts, in association with the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, presents Latin Grammy nominee Septeto Nacional (National Septet) de Cuba Ignacio Piñeiro, 7 p.m. Friday, November 15, at Aaron Davis Hall on the City College campus. Cuco Valoy will appear with Septeto Nacional as a special guest.

Veterans Day 2013 – A DAY TO HONOR OUR HEROES

October 23, 2013 | Bronx Community College

Congressman Charles B. Rangel and government organizations join to provide assistance to local veterans WHAT: Presentations on veterans’ healthcare, homelessness and benefits; oral history recording; and veterans’ jobs fair. WHERE: Bronx Community College of The City University of New York (2155 University Avenue, Bronx, New York 10453) WHEN: Monday, November 4, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. […]

[video] CSI Staffers Rock Killmeyers

October 23, 2013 | College of Staten Island

College of Staten Island students have showcased their talent for a few years now at the annual CSI’s Got Talent competition. This has left some faculty and staff yearning for a creative outlet of their own. It was a mild September evening at Killmeyer’s Old Bavaria Inn when two CSI-fueled bands, DNR and Tony and the Teckees, played in the restaurant’s outdoor Beer Garden to a sold out crowd enjoying music, food, and each others company.

Statement: Passing of Major Owens

October 22, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

News of the death of the Honorable Major Owens has left the Medgar Evers College community with a heavy heart.  He was a beloved friend and teacher and one of the founders of this institution.  As a prominent member of the Democratic Party, Major Owens served in the United States House of Representatives from 1983 to 2007, retiring […]

Guttman Student to Serve in University Student Senate

October 22, 2013 | Guttman Community College

On October 20 Guttman second-year student Alfajo Jallow was voted in as the Vice Chair for International Student Affairs for the University Student Senate (USS) of the City University of New York. Founded in 1972, USS is the official governance organization that represents the interests of all CUNY students. Chairpersons of the USS represent CUNY […]

John Jay Student Vets Learn Water Exercise Techniques for Mind and Body Wellness

October 22, 2013 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

W.E.T.s FOR Vets (Water Exercise Techniques) was created by Dr. Jane Katz, of the department of Health & Physical Education. According to Dr. Katz, “This new program helps to practice a holistic mind, body, and spiritual wellness to our veteran population

Professor Amy Green Brings Theater to a Country Devastated by Genocide

October 22, 2013 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Amy Green, Deputy Chair of the Interdisciplinary Studies Program, brought the transformational power of theater to war-torn Rwanda on a three-week research trip this past summer.