Archive for 2014

Singapore Prime Minister Office Delegation Visits Kingsborough to Learn About Models of Continuing Education And Lifelong Learning

December 30, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough Community College (KCC) recently welcomed a delegation from the Office of the Prime Minister of Singapore and members of the country’s newly-established SkillsFuture Council to the campus for a meeting and presentation of the College’s Continuing Education and My Turn programs, and a discussion of best practices. Office of Continuing Education Dean Christine Beckner […]

Jue Yang Takes on New Role as the J-School’s First Technologist-in-Residence

December 29, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Jue will work with faculty and students on class projects that lie at the intersection of journalism and technology, helping them to develop new digital products and services.

Study Unveils New Half-Light Half-Matter Quantum Particles

December 29, 2014 | City College

Prospects of developing computing and communication technologies based on quantum properties of light and matter may have taken a major step forward thanks to research by City College of New York physicists led by Dr. Vinod Menon.

Forty Years After Playing the First-Ever Women’s Basketball Game at Madison Square Garden, Queens College and Immaculata Return for a Rematch on January 4, 2015

December 29, 2014 | Queens College

Nearly 40 years after the first-ever women’s basketball game pitted Queens College against Immaculata, these teams will see each other in court—at world-famous Madison Square Garden.

CCNY Experts to Address NYU/Harvard Conference in Italy

December 26, 2014 | City College

Elena Romero and Grace Aneiza Ali, adjuncts in The City College of New York’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education (CWE), will speak at the Black Portraiture[s] II: Imaging the Black Body and Re-Staging Histories conference in Florence, Italy, May 28-31, 2015. It will be the sixth in a series of conferences staged by New York University and Harvard’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research.

Clips of the Week

December 23, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out our latest links – including Rosie Goldensohn and Rachael Levy’s story for The Nation about a Tennessee law that criminalizes drug users who give birth.

Statement on the Deaths of Kingsborough Alumnus NYPD Officer Wenjian Liu and Officer Rafael Ramos

December 23, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

It is with deep sadness I confirm that one of the NYPD officers killed on Saturday, Officer Wenjian Liu, belonged to our family of proud Kingsborough Community College alumni. Officer Liu began his higher education pursuits as a Business major at the College of Staten Island in 2001, subsequently transferring to Kingsborough in 2004, and […]

City Tech Hospitality Management Students Earn the Title of Certified Guest Service Professional

December 23, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech is pleased to announce that on December 18, Dean David Smith, School of Professional Studies, presented 26 Hospitality Management students with certificates earned in a Certified Guest Service Professional (CGSP) workshop program. The workshop series was supported by a Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education grant secured by Professor Patrick O’Halloran. The […]

The New York Times—Story About the Challenge of Teaching in Community Colleges

December 23, 2014 | LaGuardia Community College

The New York Times article discusses Eduardo Vianna’s teaching practices and the obstacles he faces as a professor, as well as the obstacles students face when engaging in a class room setting.

Zicklin School of Business Earns Accreditation by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

December 23, 2014 | Baruch College

NEW YORK, NY – December 23, 2014 – The Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College recently received notification that the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) formally ratified an extension for accreditation for the Zicklin School of Business and The Stan Ross Department of Accountancy. AACSB accreditation is known worldwide as the […]

Service Learning Means Feeding the Hungry for City Tech Students

December 23, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

For the last 25 years, City Tech has served Brooklyn’s neediest at the holidays by offering a meal prepared by City Tech Hospitality Management faculty and student volunteers. On December 19, twenty students and four faculty volunteers prepared a special holiday meal that fed 350 people at CHiPS, a Park Slope charity that serves the […]

2015 CUNY Film Festival at Macaulay Honors College: Call for Submissions

December 22, 2014 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

New York, NY – (Dec 22, 2014). Macaulay Honors College will host the 7th annual CUNY Film Festival at Macaulay Honors College. Filmmakers from the wider CUNY community will have the opportunity to promote their own films, review the work of their peers, and engage with industry professionals. The deadline for submission of films for this […]

Prof. Goode on Harnessing Capitalism for the Public Good

December 22, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

Professor Victor Goode’s letter in a response to an editorial in the New York Times was published. He considers the ethics of wealth.

CCNY Design Program Spawns Afro-Caribbean Superhero

December 22, 2014 | City College

As a child in his native Trinidad, Lenn Hypolite’s young mind was immersed in comic books. He grew up dreaming of creating his own Afro-Caribbean superhero. Thanks to The City College of New York’s electronic design and multimedia (EDM) program Mr. Hypolite is now about to introduce “Telestro” to readers.

Videos: Class of 2014 Commencement

December 19, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Hear the remarks of New York Times Public Editor Margaret Sullivan, ’14 class speaker Oliver Morrison, ’07 alum Jego Armstrong and Dean Sarah Bartlett.

Neurobiologist Erich Jarvis ’88 Leads New Scientific Studies of Historic Importance

December 19, 2014 | Hunter College

Hunter alumnus Erich Jarvis has co-authored a number of groundbreaking articles just published in a special new issue of Science, the world’s leading journal of original scientific research. The articles document the first stage of a hugely ambitious project that sequenced the genomes of nearly 50 species of birds, en route to Prof. Jarvis’ goal […]

CCNY Black Engineers Sweep Awards at NSBE Regionals

December 19, 2014 | City College

The City College of New York’s student chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers took first place in three categories in addition to scooping the best “Trailblazer Chapter Award” at the NSBE Region 1 conference in Hauppauge, N.Y.

Baruch College is Best New York College in USA Today’s Top 100 Colleges for Finance Majors

December 19, 2014 | Baruch College

Baruch College is ranked #4 among the Top Colleges for Finance and Financial Management by USA Today and College Factual. With a 23.2% graduation rate, Baruch leads the charge of all New York private and public institutions surveyed.

Professor John Gutierrez Discusses Impact of Restored U.S.-Cuba Relations in Daily News Op-ed and Other Media Outlets

December 19, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Assistant Professor John Gutiérrez of the Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies discusses the announcement that the United States will normalize relations with Cuba in a New York Daily News op-ed. He was also interviewed for Univision, Fox 5 News, NY1’s Pura Politica and MSNBC’s Melissa Harris Perry program. Click on items below to […]

[video] The Gift of Life

December 19, 2014 | College of Staten Island

Most donor recipients do not usually get the chance to meet the strangers who saved their lives on national television, but that is just what Joseph Yannantuono did on Good Morning America, as he was introduced to Justin Jenkins, the man who donated his stem cells to save Yannantuono just 21 months earlier.