Archive for February, 2014

Interested in a Career in Baseball?

February 25, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Love baseball? Jumping at the chance to make it a career, but don’t know where to begin? The Medgar Evers College (MEC) Career Management Services Center and PBI invites you to explorer career opportunities with MLB.com, the MLB Network and the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball.  Join us on an exciting journey in one […]

Baruch College Welcomes Ian Cook, President and CEO of Colgate-Palmolive Company for Business Leadership Lecture

February 25, 2014 | Baruch College

Baruch College invites you to meet Ian Cook, Chairman, President and CEO of the Colgate-Palmolive Company on Tuesday, March 11, as part of the Burton Kossoff Business Leadership Lecture Series.

CUNY TV Interviews Student Lissette Ortiz

February 25, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Most recently, Lissette received the honor of introducing President Bill Clinton at Mayor Bill De Blasio’s inauguration ceremony.

Political Science Prof. Wins NAACP Image Award

February 25, 2014 | Brooklyn College

BROOKLYN, NY– If Jeanne Theoharis was a bit surprised to find out that Rosa Parks was more militant than most people realized, the Brooklyn College political science professor was shocked that the book she wrote about the icon earned much international acclaim and now, an Image Award from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Theoharis took home […]

Interim Chancellor Kelly’s Statement on State Supreme Court Judicial Decision to Uphold Pathways Initiative Guaranteeing Student Transfer Credit and Academic Rigor

February 25, 2014 | The University

“We are pleased with the judicial decision upholding the Pathways initiative to ensure full transfer of earned academic credits by students within the CUNY system.”

CCNY’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies Launches Film Festival

February 25, 2014 | City College

The Americas Film Festival New York, June 2 – 5, to honor the rich diversity of cultures, languages and stories of the Americas
The Americas Film Festival New York (TAFFNY), a new festival to showcase feature films, documentaries, shorts and animations that represent the rich diversity of cultures, languages and stories of the Americas, will be held June 2 – 5 at The City College of New York Center for Worker Education, 25 Broadway, Manhattan, and the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), at the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House, One Bowling Green.

11 CCNY Students Picked as Finalists for Advertising Internships

February 25, 2014 | City College

Eleven City College advertising and public relations students were selected as finalists for the 2014 Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP), run by the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4As). The highly competitive program offers selected undergraduate and graduate students a 10-week paid summer internship at a 4A’s member advertising agency.

LaGuardia Community College Students Wow Judges at the Federal Reserve Financial Awareness Video Contest

February 25, 2014 | LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City, NY—February 24, 2014—For three consecutive years, LaGuardia Community College media studies students have had impressive showings at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Financial Awareness Video Competition where college students in the tri-state area were invited to produce 30-second videos on financial literacy.  In 2010, the students captured first and second […]

Renowned Nanochemist Rein Ulijn Named to Lead Nanoscience Initiative at CUNY Advanced Science Research Center

February 24, 2014 | The University

The City University of New York Board of Trustees has appointed Rein Ulijn, one of Europe’s leading nanochemists, to head the nanoscience initiative at the new CUNY Advanced Science Research Center.

Serve, Earn and Learn in the CUNY Service Corps

February 24, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Great news for Medgar Evers College (MEC) students as MEC becomes one of the latest CUNY campuses slated to take part in the CUNY Service Corps.

Auditors Without Borders

February 24, 2014 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

When Chika Arita arrived in New York from Tokyo recently, among the top items on her agenda was a meeting with Professor Achraf Seyman of BMCC’s Accounting Department.
Arita is a section chief in the Administrative Evaluation Bureau of Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, with responsibility for auditing the performance of government entities in terms of efficiency, effectiveness and transparency. “Our role is similar to that of the General Accounting Office in the U.S,” she explains.

Leadership Summit Opens Women’s History Month at CCNY

February 24, 2014 | City College

The City College of New York marks the start of Women’s History Month with its 2nd Annual Women’s Leadership Summit, Saturday, March 1. Themed “Renaissance Woman,” the conference, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the North Academic Center (NAC) Hoffman Student Lounge, facilitates growth and connection among women’s groups and professionals and CUNY students.

Professor Lawrence Kobilinsky Quoted in Baltimore Sun on Consequences of Backlog in DNA Analysis

February 24, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Lawrence Kobilinsky, chair of the Department of Sciences, was quoted in an article by Justin Fenton titled, “Lab analysis took more than a year to link Baltimore man to rape,” in The Baltimore Sun. The article discusses the inefficacy of prosecuting rapists due to a backlog in DNA analysis. To read the article, click […]

Guttman Community College Welcomes Distinguished Staff Members

February 24, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Guttman Community College is pleased to celebrate the appointment of Dr. Larian Angelo, Vice President of Administration and Finance and to welcome distinguished staff members Dr. Kathleen Sullivan Alioto, Consulting Vice President of Development, and Dr. Joan M. Lucariello, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Since joining the Senior Staff in March 2012, […]

February 27 Red Letter Day for CCNY’s Colin Powell School

February 24, 2014 | City College

Public invited to ’Meet the Dean‘ reception, groundbreaking talks, tours and insider’s view during ’A Day with the Colin Powell School at City College’

The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership is hosting “A Day with the Colin Powell School at City College” event Thursday, February 27. The day will:

Introduce the school’s first permanent dean, Vince Boudreau;
Showcase the remarkable work of the school’s departments and programs, and
Present new initiatives associated with the school’s founding.

New Study Supports Body Shape Index as Predictor of Mortality

February 24, 2014 | City College

In 2012, Dr. Nir Krakauer, an assistant professor of civil engineering in CCNY’s Grove School of Engineering, and his father, Dr. Jesse Krakauer, MD, developed a new method to quantify the risk specifically associated with abdominal obesity.

A follow-up study, published February 20 by the online journal PLoS ONE, supports their contention that the technique, known as A Body Shape Index (ABSI), is a more effective predictor of mortality than Body Mass Index (BMI), the most common measure used to define obesity.

Baruch College Presents “State of Our City Forum”

February 24, 2014 | Baruch College

Baruch College’s School of Public Affairs and City & State invite you to its 4th Annual State of Our City forum to discuss transportation, healthcare, and development on Thursday, February 27.

Technology Scholar Cathy Davidson Joins the Graduate Center

February 24, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

Leading technology scholar Cathy N. Davidson will join the GC’s English Ph.D. program faculty effective July 2014.

New Report on Remedies for Criminalized Human Trafficking Victims Released

February 24, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New York, NY – February 24, 2014 – At any given time, an estimated 20.9 million people around the world are victims of human trafficking. Of these, an estimated 4.5 million are trafficked into the sex trade.

MAMA’S HIP HOP KITECHEN “VOLUME 7: CELEBRATING SISTERHOOD” AT HOSTOS CENTER

February 21, 2014 | Hostos Community College

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture  (HCAC) presents Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen (MHHK) for its seventh annual event on Saturday, March 1, at 2 p.m.  in the Main Theater.  Entitled “Volume 7: Celebrating Sisterhood,” this free Hip-Hop concert honors women in the arts through lyrics, song and […]