On Monday, December 2, photos of more than 100 City College students who participated in the Project Speak Up Speak Out photo campaign will be displayed on a banner to be hung in the rotunda of the North Academic Center.
The hanging of the banner, which will be unveiled at 12:30 p.m. that day, culminates a campaign begun during Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October to increase awareness of domestic violence issues.
Self-taught fine artist Chrissy Pena has explored the beauty of life against all odds in her powerful exhibit “The Rhythm of My Colors,” currently on display at the City College Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education (CWE). The 20-piece framed pastel art installation runs through December 6 and is free and open to the public.
The City College of New York launches “Science and Society,” a yearlong lecture series, Thursday, December 5. Yale University historian Daniel Kevles will be the first speaker. His talk, “Genetics, Law and Human Rights,” will be presented from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in Room 1/201, North Academic Center.
Today, Al-Jazeera English published an opinion piece from alumnus Brad Parker (’10) that reflects, one year later, on the toll of Israel’s November 2012 military offensive on children in Gaza and the specific use of drone technology during the …
Long Island City, NY—November 27, 2013—Wai (Kat) Lam, a LaGuardia Community College honors student, took first prize in a national science poster presentation competition, beating out honor students from community colleges, four-year colleges and research institutions. “Kat’s success in the competition was quite an achievement because she was not only competing against honor students from […]
The message at the first-ever awards ceremony of the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women was simple: “they count on us; we count on you.” Organized by the Trust Fund, the ceremony put a spotlight on ground-breaking initiatives that address the crucial needs of survivors of gender-based violence around the world and recognized individuals who have dedicated their lives to the cause.
BROOKLYN, NY– Brooklyn College junior John Tan had the opportunity to employ his innate filmmaking skills during his recent expedition in Japan as a part of the study abroad program offered through the Office of International Education and Global Engagement. Despite this talent, he is not studying film at Brooklyn College. “I’m actually an exercise science major,” he says. Born and […]
President Scott E. Evenbeck assisting students in serving.
The Trending News Update (TNU) club with support from college faculty and staff presented the GuttmanInternational Food Fest 2013. This potluck lunch celebrated the college’s wonderful divers…
<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/media/1/files/2013/11/PovertyIs-2-150×150.gif" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="J-School Teams With NBC News on #PovertyIs Project" title="J-School Teams With NBC News on #PovertyIs Project" style="float:right;" />The #PovertyIs project asks people to use social media to briefly describe what poverty means to them – in words, pictures or video.
“There is a large warehouse-like building in Brooklyn called ‘Industry City’, which used to be a factory but has been completely renovated,” says Queens resident Soomee Suh. “Earlier in the year, my business partner Chantha Uy and I thought, ‘This is the perfect place to launch our business.'”
And they did.
Applying for federal tuition aid is built into the registration experience at BMCC. In other words, it’s virtually impossible to skip that step of the process.
But what about smaller scholarships, ones that might be offered by a foundation or private organization, and aren’t usually based on a student’s income?
L-R: Dr. Marcia V. Keizs, president of York College; Anthony Andrews, center, York administrator; and Ray Warren, York College Class of ’76, who founded the station with like-minded classmates in 1974, cut the ribbon to a state-of-the art upgrade to the college’s radio station, YCRadio.org, funded by a generous donation from Mr. Warren, […]
AffordableCollegesOnline.org (AC Online), focusing specifically on distance learning options from public and private non-profit institutions with full accreditation, recently identified the colleges and universities in New York State with the most affordable online degree programs. “According to our research, the CUNY School of Professional Studies offers an exceptional collection of distance learning options at a […]
Peter De Forest, Professor Emeritus, and adjunct faculty member, Peter Diaczuk, both in the Department of Sciences are quoted in the New York Times article, “Two Gunshots on a Summer Night,” written by Walt Bogdanich and Glenn Silber. This piece was a collaboration between the NY Times and PBS’s Frontline. De Forest’s and Diaczuk’s quotes […]
Adjunct Professor Nicholas Petraco who teaches in the Department of Sciences was quoted in the New York Times front page story, “A Real Pollock? On This, Art and Science Collide,” written by Patricia Cohen. Petraco is a retired NYPD detective and forensics specialist who is applying his knowledge and experience of evidence collection and analysis […]
Jeffrey Butts, director of the Research and Evaluation Center at John Jay College, was interviewed on the WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show, and by the Associated Press, about the growing phenomenon of the “Knockout Game” – a street trend involving young people assaulting strangers by a knockout punch. Butts discusses the patterns behind this trend and […]
Professor Lawrence Kobilinsky, chair of the John Jay Department of Sciences, has been cited as one of the nation’s top 15 DNA analysis professors by the Web site forensicscolleges.com. Professor Kobilinsky, a forensic serologist who is familiar to viewers of TruTV and other crime-oriented programming, specializes in using the latest technologies to link bodily fluids […]
Data Gathered After Sandy An Invaluable Tool, Researchers SayDr. William J. Fritz recently, Interim President of the College of Staten Island, recently stopped by the NY1 studios to discuss with Anthony Pascale the new data in the wake of Hurricane Sandy that is expected to help city officials prepare for the future.
Widline Cadet in Haiti where the 2013 CCNY graduate is documenting the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake there as a Mortimer Hays-Brandeis Traveling Fellow.
A new article co-authored by a Lehman College professor finds that more than eighty-five percent of CitiBike riders in New York City do not wear a helmet as they navigate city streets. Professor Danna Ethan of the Health Sciences Department, and her four co-authors, observed 1,054 cyclists for forty-four hours at the twenty-two busiest CitiBike locations for an article just published in the new issue of The Journal of Community Health.