The Pleasures of Being Out of Step, Craft Prof. David Lewis’s documentary on renowned jazz critic and free speech advocate Nat Hentoff, has won the Grand Jury Prize in the DOC NYC Metropolis Competition.
In addition, the companion book by the sam…
BRONX, N.Y.— The Lehman College and Community Chorus will present its annual free Winter Concert on Sunday, December 1, at 2:30 p.m. in the Lehman Concert Hall. Complimentary tickets will be available at the Box Office beginning at 1 p.m. on the day of the performance. The program will feature Mozart’s Vesperae de Dominica K.321 […]
Today, Medgar Evers College remembers the life and legacy of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States of America. Fifty years ago, on this day in November, President Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas.
Wednesday, November 20, the 2013 Medgar Evers College fall Open House welcomed dozens interested in choosing the institution for their higher education needs. Participants included both high school students and adults hoping to go back to school to earn a degree.
A series of video vignettes promoting the “Best of the Bronx” – produced by Lehman College students and supported by Lehman faculty and industry professionals – is now appearing across New York City. While the Bronx is well known for landmarks such as Yankee Stadium and the Bronx Zoo, each of the one-minute spots focuses on other Bronx icons, sharing the borough’s rich history and vibrant culture with a citywide audience. Revolving around the themes of cultural significance as well as dining and entertainment, the series of ten videos profiles locations such as the historic Woodlawn Cemetery, Wave Hill, and City Island.
President Evenbeck talks to Ethnography of Work students about career options.
Guttman President Scott E. Evenbeck taught a section of Ethnography of Work I class on November 18. First-year students were given the opportunity to ask the President quest…
The Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture (HCAC) and Teatro SEA (Society of the Educational Arts, Inc.) bilingual Latin theater continues the family series at Hostos with La Muela del Rey Farfán “The Toothache of King Farfán” on Saturday, December 14 at 3 PM in the Main Theater at Hostos Community College, 450 Grand […]
The City College of New York School of Education is helping to increase the number of qualified bilingual teachers working in New York City schools, by offering a program leading to state certification to teach in English and an additional language. The new program, funded by the New York City Department of Education, is in its second year and is training an additional 40 – 45 in-service teachers a year to teach in more than one language.
Celebrated ad man David Ogilvy could have been talking about Queens College when he observed that “diversity is the mother of invention.” The college—ranked second in the nation by Princeton Review for “lots of race/class interaction” among its extraordinarily diverse student body—will be showcasing creativity during its Second Annual Innovation Exchange.
The City College of New York is one of four colleges and universities awarded grants from the Rockefeller Foundation to develop design strategies to improve resiliency in coastal zones subject to flooding such as that caused by Hurricane Sandy. The CCNY project will focus on developing proposals for Jamaica Bay, a 31-square mile estuarine embayment located in Brooklyn and Queens.
By following the arc of her father’s experiences in My Father’s Wars: Migration Memory and the Violence of a Century, Professor Waterston attempts to understand the powerful forces of war, genocide, compassion and survival. To read about anthropology Professor and president-elect of the American Anthropological Association Alisse Waterston’s new book, My Father’s Wars: Migration, Memory, and the […]
Long Island City, NY—November 21, 2013–LaGuardia Community College has been awarded $99,300 by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) and the Walmart Foundation to provide veterans with vocational training and career development services in the growing IT and telecommunications industry. LaGuardia was one of 11 colleges and organizations to receive the IVMF/Walmart Foundation […]
Professor Delores Jones-Brown of the Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration has been named the recipient of the prestigious Julius Debro Award presented by the American Society of Criminology’s Division on People of Color and Crime (DPCC). Jones-Brown will be honored at a symposium and awards luncheon hosted by the DPCC on […]
Interim President Chase Robinson has announced that Jay Golan has joined the Graduate Center’s Office of Institutional Advancement, effective November 11, as Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Executive Director of the Graduate Center Foundation.
On Tuesday, November 19, New York State Senators Gustavo Rivera and Liz Krueger hosted a Roundtable at Guttman Community College. NYS Senators from the Democratic Conference including State Senator Brad Hoylman and advocates from a variety of organizations such as City Harvest and the Farm Bureau of New York also attended. The Roundtable examined the impact of […]
John Jay College’s Center on Media, Crime & Justice will bestow the 2014 Justice Trailblazer Award on Piper Kerman, whose 2010 best-selling memoir was the inspiration for the critically acclaimed Netflix series, Orange is the New Black, adapted by Jenji Kohan, creator of Weeds. Orange is the New Black has been lauded by The […]
Surprise Announcement Caps President’s State of the College Address Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor of the U.S. Supreme Court will be the featured speaker at a Convocation in September 2014 to launch the College’s 50th anniversary celebration, President Jeremy Travis revealed in his State of the College address on November 4. “I am thrilled beyond words,” […]
Professor and Chairperson Charles Nemeth in the Department of Security, Fire and Emergency Management delivered two lectures at Bahcesehir University in Istanbul Turkey this summer. The lectures are an integral step in establishing relationships with Turkey. Professor Nemeth’s first lecture featured John Jay’s Center for Private Security and Safety, the Newtown experience and John Jay’s response […]
Nathan Lents, Deputy Chair and Associate Professor of the Department of Sciences, was interviewed on CCTV about the results of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat’s autopsy conducted by Swiss scientists which revealed evidence that Arafat may have been exposed to polonium – a radioactive element that can be lethal if ingested. To view the full […]
Professor Luis Barrios of the Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies, John Jay adjunct lecturer and doctoral student Shirley Leyro, and undergraduate student and “dreamer” Danyeli Rodriguez were interviewed about immigration reform by Juan Benitez on NY1 Notcias “Pura Politica.” They discussed the status of the DREAM ACT and potential reforms that the City and State […]