Archive for 2014

President Crew Talks Education Reform on NY1

October 24, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, President Rudolph F. Crew joined Errol Louis of NY1’s Inside City Hall in conversation about education reform. The discussion highlighted the need to stabilize the dialogue about education reform and the systems that serve children and families.

Build Your Own Brand

October 24, 2014 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

  Bill Fisse, BMCC Foundation Board member and Citi HR Executive, presents a Leadership Breakfast talk. “There’s nothing to talk about today that you don’t already know intuitively,” said Guest Speaker Bill Fisse before his presentation, Building Your Leadership Brand in Times of Change. Wielding a wireless microphone, he walked through the audience in one […]

A Veteran-Friendly College

October 24, 2014 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

  BMCC Veterans Service Specialist, Wilfred Cotto with his staff. There are some 4,500 senior and community colleges in the U.S., and while many offer a high-quality education, only a fraction are geared to the specific needs of student veterans. Within that small elite, BMCC is ranked among the best of the best. That’s the […]

Praq’s Dream

October 24, 2014 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

  Veteran director Lee Percy was attending a film industry dinner in 2009 when he struck up a conversation with a waiter. By the end of the evening, he recalls, the waiter said, “You’re going to make a movie about my life.” He was right. The waiter was Praq Rado, who is currently a Communications […]

A Luncheon for Life-Savers

October 24, 2014 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

  BMCC Students with their certificates. Thanksgiving came early for volunteers treated to a traditional turkey luncheon at BMCC’s Seventh Annual Campus Emergency Volunteer Recognition Ceremony in Richard Harris Terrace. “Get your food first,” announced VP of Administration & Planning Scott Anderson. Then, as guests enjoyed their buffet meal, Public Safety Director Ed Moss, Sergeant […]

The Legacy of a Scholar

October 24, 2014 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

  A special session honoring BMCC mathematics professor Yibao Xu, who passed away unexpectedly in November 2013, was held as part of the 6th Annual International Symposium on Ancient Chinese Books & Records of Science & Technology on Saturday, October 4 in Richard Harris Terrace at BMCC’s main campus. A number of speakers, colleagues and […]

CUNY SPH Welcomes Chancellor Milliken and his wife Mrs. Nana Smith

October 24, 2014 | CUNY School of Public Health

CUNY School of Public Health welcomed Chancellor Milliken and his wife Mrs. Nana Smith to the CUNY family on October 2nd, at the Red Rooster in Harlem.  Faculty and staff of the School, members of the School’s Advisory Board, members of the CUNY Chancellery and friends and supporters of the School were among the attendees.  

CUNY SPH Advisory Council holds Inaugural Meeting

October 24, 2014 | CUNY School of Public Health

Members of the CUNY School of Public Health Advisory Council met for its inaugural meeting on October 3rd on the East Harlem campus. The Council began working on an agenda to leverage its collective resources and expertise to position the CUNY SPH as a  foci of Public Health innovation and service to the CUNY community,

CCNY Alumni to Honor C. Virginia Fields & Friars Club

October 23, 2014 | City College

Former Manhattan Borough President C. Virginia Fields and the famed Friars Club will receive the 67th John H. Finley Award from The Alumni Association of The City College of New York at the New York Hilton November 6. In addition, seven City College alumni will receive Townsend Harris Medals. The awards will be presented at the association’s 134th Annual Dinner.

Kingsborough Community College Students “Step Up” Volunteer Efforts in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

October 22, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

Twenty Kingsborough Community College students joined hundreds of other volunteers on October 18 to clean up and beautify Prospect Park for families and park-goers who frequent the 585-acre urban oasis located in the heart of Brooklyn. As part of a citywide effort to care for the city’s favorite green spaces with brooms, shovels, rakes and […]

Medgar Accounting Students Take Home Top Prize

October 22, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College (MEC) and the Department of Accounting proudly announce that Natasha Paguandas, Michael Gray, Natika John, Sadna Roberts and Jezel Best earned 1st place at the prestigious 8th Annual Deloitte NABA New York Case Study Competition. The competition was held at Deloitte’s Manhattan Office in Rockefeller Center, Saturday, October 18, 2014.

Student Government Officer Vacancies

October 22, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

  There are currently five (5) vacant officer positions as follows in the Student Government Association: Freshman Class Representative (2) Junior Class Representative (3) Class standing is defined in the following manner: Freshman: 0 to 29.5 credits. Junior:       60 to 89.5 credits. Interested students who desire to serve the student body will need to complete the […]

Baruch College’s Corporate Communication International Hosts Discussion on New Book, “Corporate Communication: Critical Business Asset for Strategic Global Change”

October 22, 2014 | Baruch College

NEW YORK, NY- October 22, 2014 – CCI- Corporate Communication International, in partnership with the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity at Baruch College, will welcome authors Michael B. Goodman and Peter B. Hirsch on November 6 to discuss their new book, Corporate Communication: Critical Business Asset for Strategic Global Change. In response to the […]

Foreign Policy Association Hosts Kofi Annan Policy Speech at Baruch College

October 22, 2014 | Baruch College

NEW YORK , NEW YORK – October 22, 2014 – The Foreign Policy Association (FPA) will host its Andrew Carnegie Distinguished Lecture on Conflict Prevention in Honor of David Hamburg with a lecture by Former Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi Annan titled “New World Disorder: Challenges for the UN in the 21st Century […]

Baruch College Hosts Third Annual Zicklin-CAPCO Conference in Finance, “Banking Reloaded”

October 21, 2014 | Baruch College

NEW YORK, NY- October 21, 2014 – The Weissman Center for International Businessat Baruch College and The Capco Institute is hosting a conference, “Banking Reloaded,” on October 29 to discuss the future of finance. Experts from established banks, new market entrants and technology start-ups will examine how different areas of the financial supply chain are […]

Baruch College Presents 2nd Seminar in Zicklin Tax Series

October 21, 2014 | Baruch College

 NEW YORK, NY- October 21, 2014 – The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Businessis hosting its second tax seminar for alumni and accounting professionals October 22. Members of the tax community can earn up to 8 Continuing Professional Education hours in taxation for this seminar, co-sponsored by BNY […]

Career and Graduate School Fair

October 21, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

It’s never too late to begin planning for the future!  The Career Management Services Center is hosting a combined Career and Graduate School Fair to help get you started.  Recruiters will be on campus with employment and internship opportunities, so you don’t want to miss it. Graduate school representatives will also be in attendance ready […]

Baruch College Welcomes Author Gary Shteyngart for a Discussion and Book Signing

October 21, 2014 | Baruch College

Baruch College and The Sandra Kahn Wasserman Jewish Studies Center welcomes author Gary Shteyngart for a discussion and signing of his new book, Little Failure, on October 23.

Lucien Szpiro Appointed to the Academia Europaea

October 20, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

Distinguished Professor Lucien Szpiro (Mathematics) has been elected to the prestigious Academia Europaea, an international, non-governmental association that promotes learning, education, and research. Membership is by invitation only, following an extensive peer review of the candidate’s “scholarship and eminence in their chosen field.” Szpiro is renowned for his work in number theory, arithmetic algebraic geometry, and […]

Domestic Violence Awareness Presentation

October 17, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The Center for Women’s Development at Medgar Evers College announces its 2014 Domestic Violence Awareness Presentation with special recognition of the increasing numbers of students affected by this tragedy. Domestic/intimate partner violence is a recurring issue in students’ ability to successfully matriculate.