Archive for 2014

GOOD HEALTH AND FITNESS IS THE MESSAGE BEHIND BCC’S MAY 3RD “RUN THE BRONX”

April 18, 2014 | Bronx Community College

This year’s event seeks to raise awareness about health challenges plaguing its home borough April 18, 2014, Bronx, New York – On Saturday, May 3rd, over 1,000 participants are expected to  run  — and walk — for their lives. That’s the date of  “Run the Bronx,” the 36th Annual Roscoe C. Brown Jr. Hall of […]

Inaugural Business Summit and Career Expo

April 18, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 Medgar Evers College (MEC) presents its Inaugural Business Summit & Career Exposition, hosted by the Career Management Services (CMS) Center in collaboration with the Selective Corporate Internship Program.

Jazz for Lehman College: The Harlem Quartet at San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Center for the Performing Arts

April 17, 2014 | Lehman College

On Friday, May 2, 2014, along with Puerto Rico’s Pro-Arte Musical, the Lehman College Foundation will co-host the Harlem Quartet at San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Center for the Performing Arts in Santurce.
“Jazz for Lehman College” was established to raise funds for scholarships of the City University of New York. Located in the North Bronx, Lehman serves one of the largest Puerto Rican and other Latino college populations in the United States.

Artwork of Legendary Brazilian Activist, Artist and Author at Queens College April 28 – June 21; Roundtable & Reception April 30

April 17, 2014 | Queens College

The newest exhibition at Queens College’s Godwin-Ternbach Museum will showcase works by Brazilian artist, author, playwright and senator Abdias Nascimento.

A Night of Good Music, Good Food and Good Feeling

April 17, 2014 | Guttman Community College

April 16, 2014: A warm and energetic atmosphere was cast over a chilly April spring evening at last night’s Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) meeting hosted at Stella and Charles Guttman Community College. Approximately 400 people showed up to celebrate a union contract that gives laborers who work at carwashes in the Bronx, […]

Joint Statement by Chairperson Benno Schmidt And Interim Chancellor William P. Kelly On the Passing of Former State Senator Basil Paterson

April 17, 2014 | The University

The City University of New York mourns the passing of the Honorable Basil Alexander Paterson, a longstanding supporter of CUNY and the enhancement of its educational mission.

LaGuardia Community College Student Selected to Participate in Remote Sensing Research on the Environment

April 17, 2014 | LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City, NY—April 17, 2014—Keisha Baxter, a LaGuardia Community College civil engineering student, will not be spending the summer in the open air, but researching air quality in a lab as a participant in a highly competitive City University of New York research program. Keisha is among 10 CUNY undergraduate students, and the only […]

In-House Counsel Joins Guttman

April 17, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Lynette M. Phillips, an attorney who has specialized in higher education law for more than 15 years, joins CUNY as Legal Counsel for Guttman Community College, the Graduate Center, the Graduate School of Journalism, Macaulay Honors College and the School for Professional Services. As a member of President Evenbeck’s leadership team, she will be working […]

CCNY Featured In “Princeton Review” Green College Guide

April 17, 2014 | City College

The City College of New York is one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company, known for its test prep programs and college rankings, ratings and guidebooks profiles City College in the fifth annual edition of its free downloadable book, “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges.”

Sabrina Gordon’s Documentary about Immigration Reformer to Be Released

April 16, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

“Documented” is the story of Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who outed himself in 2011 as an undocumented immigrant in The New York Times Magazine.

Scholar to Discuss Education & Health Disparities in CCNY Talk, April 24

April 16, 2014 | City College

Dr. William F. Tate, an expert on health and education disparities, will speak at The City College of New York 5 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in the Faculty Dining Room. His topic will be “Education and Health Disparities: Taking Seriously the Geospatial Nature of Regional Conditions.” His appearance is part of the City College School of Education’s Doyle and Alba Bortner Distinguished Speaker Series in Urban Education. The talk is free and open to the public.

Undergraduate Jamel Love Accepted to Leadership Alliance’s Summer Research Early Identification Program at Vanderbilt University

April 16, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Uncategorized

Jamel Love, a junior and political science major, was accepted into the Leadership Alliance’s Summer Research Early Identification Program at Vanderbilt University. The Program will partner Love with a faculty member from the Political Science Department for a 10-week summer research and professional development program.

Four City Tech Students Receive Prizes in the Making Work Visible Labor Arts Contest

April 16, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

Four City Tech students received prizes in the Making Work Visible Labor Arts Contest: Malessa Henry, Owen Muller, Sadeysa Gonzalez and Tenzin Sherpa. Open to CUNY undergraduates, the contest offers cash prizes in four categories: poetry, essay, fiction/non-fiction narratives and art. Malessa Henry placed second ($500) in the Fiction/Non-Fiction category with “Exhausted,” Owen Muller placed […]

Iraq War Critic Andrew J. Bacevich Presents Spitzer Lecture April 28

April 16, 2014 | City College

WHO: Andrew J. Bacevich
WHAT: Breach of Trust: The U.S. Military and American Society
WHEN: 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 28
WHERE: Room 250, Shepard Hall, The City College of New York, 160 Convent Avenue, New York


Queensborough Community College Alumna Selected to Receive a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

April 16, 2014 | Queensborough Community College

Yueting Chen is the recipient of a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship.

Three John Jay Students Named As Jeannette K. Watson Fellows

April 16, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Two John Jay College sophomores and one freshman have been chosen as part of the 2014 class of the Jeannette K. Watson Fellows, the prestigious educational-opportunity initiative sponsored by the Thomas J. Watson Foundation. The Watson Fellowships provide outstanding undergraduates at 12 New York City colleges the opportunity for paid internships for three successive summers […]

Lehman College Opening Young Eyes to New Cultures: Initiative Will Encourage Study Abroad

April 15, 2014 | Lehman College

Lehman College is one of 150 higher education institutions in 41 states to join the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Generation Study Abroad initiative, a five-year program aimed at increasing the number of undergraduates who travel abroad for study.

At Lehman, some 45 to 50 students participate in an international experience through the College’s Study Abroad Program each year. The goal is to double that number by the end of the five-year initiative. In the coming weeks and months, the College will devise new strategies to attract students to the program, including the addition of a “study abroad” category under scholarships for donor contributions.

BCC Professor, Tom Cipullo’s “Credo for a Secular City” to Premiere at Carnegie Hall on April 25

April 15, 2014 | Bronx Community College

On April 25, at 8pm, the Cecilia Chorus (Artistic Director Mark Shapiro) will premiere Tom Cipullo’s new Credo for a Secular City at Carnegie Hall. Written for 150-voice chorus and orchestra, the piece is a journey through faith and doubt in the modern world, and draws upon texts from writers as diverse as Shakespeare, Milton, Matthew Arnold, […]

New York University Professor Alma Carten Delivers First Victoria Earle Matthews Project Lecture at City Tech

April 15, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

The Health and Human Services Department at City Tech, in conjunction with the African American Studies Department, held its first Victoria Earle Matthews Project lecture on how gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, and class intersect to impact health and human services on April 3. Dr. Alma Carten, professor and social worker from New York University, placed […]

CCNY Standout Simone Gordon Wins Fulbright to India

April 15, 2014 | City College

Graduating senior Simone Gordon capped a stellar four years at The City College of New York by receiving a 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Student Award. The childhood education major, who graduates May 30 with a 3.9 GPA, will travel to India on a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship.