The Second Annual CSI’s Got Talent competition and showcase brought out the best of the College’s performers for a nearly sold-out event in the Williamson Theatre of the College of Staten Island’s Center for the Arts (CFA). Prior to the performance, the backstage and hallways of the CFA were buzzing with the sounds and sights of the evening’s 12 contestants.
The College of Staten Island men’s baseball team is back atop the City University of New York Athletic Conference, and the Dolphins did it the hard way on Friday night. CSI was tripped up by No. 2 seeded Baruch College in 11 innings, 6-5, before taking a 1-0 win in a winner-take-all scenario at MCU Ballpark in Brooklyn, New York as part of the CUNYAC’s double-elimination postseason tournament.
BRONX, NY—The Lehman College Community Band will give its final performance of the spring season on Sunday, May 19, at 2 p.m. in the Lovinger Theatre. This event is free and open to the public. Titled “Summer’s Coming,” the concert will feature a mix of popular selections for wind band the entire family can enjoy, [...]
Queens College sets the stage for success in the arts with the school’s unprecedented acceptance of four of its Drama, Theatre and Dance Department students into prestigious graduate programs this year. They are bound for San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater, the London Conservatory of Music and Dramatic Arts, Juilliard, and the Yale School of Drama. The attached release details their shared experience under the mentorship of professor Claudia Feldstein.
The #1 seeded College of Staten Island Dolphins defeated the #2 seeded Baruch Bearcats, 1-0, in the deciding Game 7 of the CUNYAC/MCU Baseball Championships at MCU Park.
Congratulations to the new members: Alfajo Jallow — President Angie Urena — Vice President Jessica Leung — Treasurer Reina Osorio — Secretary Senators: Samuel Van Der Swaag Daphne Oliveira Christopher Sanchez Hussein Nasrallah Student Representatives to the Faculty-Student Disciplinary Committee Sherine Smith Stephen Icaza Henesse Molina Sean Charles Jr. Tamika Marshall
On May 6, the College’s Remembering Newtown Concert paid homage to the victims of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary and to victims of gun violence nationwide. It also served as the capstone to a semester-long spring series of art and lectures that spurred dialogue and action to end gun violence. The series was launched on March 12th, when John Jay students created the Remembering Newtown Expression Wall.
Distinguished Professor Cathy Spatz Widom in the Department of Psychology is the recipient of the 2013 American Society of Criminology (ASC) Edwin H. Sutherland Award. Widom is the first to receive this award at John Jay and one of only five women to receive the award since it was established in 1960. She is joining a cadre of distinguished and world renowned criminologists in recognition of her work.
Brooklyn, NY — When she was a little girl creating houses and pyramids with blocks and Legos, Jessica Castillo loved being a builder. “I was constant thinking about constructing things,” explains Jessica Castillo, the New York City College of Technology’s (City Tech’s) 2013 Salutatorian (second in the graduating class). Castillo, 25, who will receive her bachelor of technology degree in architectural technology at the City Tech commencement on June 4, has been preparing herself for a career as an architect specializing in historic preservation.
When Dany Salas left the Dominican Republic for New York in January 2008 to attend college, he was uncharacteristically silent for the first couple of months in his new country. That’s because he was afraid to speak English; his thick Spanish accent wasn’t understood and he felt self-conscious. But 25-year-old Salas found a way to remedy the situation and hasn’t looked back. At New York City College of Technology’s (City Tech’s) commencement exercises on June 4, he will march at the front of his class as the College’s 2013 valedictorian.
New York City College of Technology (City Tech) will mark the annual rite of passage for graduating students at its 73rd Commencement Exercises on Tuesday, June 4, beginning at 11:30 a.m., at Jacob Javits Center North, 40th Street at 11th Avenue, Manhattan. Delivering the commencement address will be David Hinson, national director of the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), a bureau within the United States Department of Commerce.
The City College of New York has substantially expanded its summer study-abroad programs, offering courses in 11 countries on five continents, up from five programs a year ago. Among the new options is the College’s first program for STEM majors, run in collaboration with Universidad de La Habana, Cuba. The programs are available to CCNY undergraduates as well as students from other institutions, and many still have space available.
Composer, pianist and jazz legend Ramsey Lewis and his Electric Band will perform at The City College of New York’s Aaron Davis Hall for the first time in a special Father’s Day Weekend Celebration 7 p.m. Friday, June 14. Jazz greats Henry Johnson (guitar), Joshua Ramos (bass) and Charles Heath (drums) will join Ramsey in this extraordinary concert.
Brooklyn, NY — The Brooklyn College Office of Recreation, Intramurals & Intercollegiate Athletics has announced the hiring of Daryn Johnson as the Head Coach of the Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Teams, effective immediately.
In March, municipal leaders, scientists, engineers and designers met at The City College of New York for “Waterproofing New York,” a conference that explored the impact of past and future storms on five vital infrastructure systems. “Beyond Waterproofing,” a sequel to that event, presents the designer-participants approaches to re-imagining New York’s water/waste, power/data, circulation/fuel, parks/recreation and shelter infrastructure systems.
Baruch’s All-American Steven Coniglio has been named as the CUNYAC/Hospital for Special Surgery Women’s Scholar-Athlete of the Month for April. The junior has a 3.92 GPA in Acturial Science.
(New York, NY): On Tuesday, May 7, President Evenbeck, Professor Derek Tesser, and students went on a late afternoon bird walk in Bryant Park with ecologist Robert DeCandido (aka Birding Bob).
Dr. Anne Zissu, chair of the business department at New York City College of Technology (City Tech), was the lead expert witness in the recent landmark $500 million settlement of a class action suit against Countrywide Financial Corporation.
Lehman College celebrated Earth Day 2013 with a series of activities aimed at promoting ecology on campus and beyond. In this video, students CC McMillian and Troy Thompson (class of 2014) explore the best practices for environmental conservation while discovering yoga and healthy living. Hosted by the Lehman College Sustainability Council, the event seeks to [...]
#1 Staten Island Dolphins and #2 Baruch Bearcats advance to Day Three of CUNYAC/MCU Baseball Championships.