Archive for May, 2014

Videos: Diversifying Tomorrow’s Newsrooms

May 28, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Videos: Diversifying Tomorrow’s NewsroomsThe CUNY J-School hosted an evening of conversation around the issue of diversity in the recruitment practices of news organizations – from both the editor’s and reporter’s perspectives.

Renowned digital media theorist Douglas Rushkoff joins the faculty of the City University of New York’s Queens College, to help develop new masters in media studies

May 27, 2014 | Queens College

Queens College of the City University of New York announces today that Douglas Rushkoff, the famed cyberculture expert who originated concepts such as “viral media” and “social currency,” will be joining its faculty.

The Chronicle of Higher Education features Guttman in its Diversity in Academe 2014

May 27, 2014 | Guttman Community College

The Chronicle of Higher Education showcases Guttman’s supportive first-year educational model as part of its Diversity in Academe 2014 feature. Read more… Printer Friendly Version

Rajan Menon Named Carnegie Council Global Ethics Scholar

May 27, 2014 | City College

Joins network of academicians from 15 countries on six continents supported by a platform of interactive multimedia resources

Rajan Menon, who holds the Anne and Bernard Spitzer Chair in Political Science at The City College of New York’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, has been appointed a Global Ethics Fellow by the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs.

CUNY SPS ANNOUNCES B.A. IN HUMAN RELATIONS

May 27, 2014 | School of Professional Studies, Uncategorized

The CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) is delighted to announce the launch of its new BA in Human Relations degree, the first program of its kind offered by CUNY. Human relations examines human behavior, interactions, and relationships within the workplace and society. Drawing upon psychology, sociology, communication, business, and the humanities, students in […]

Celebrating Genomics Careers for the 21st Century

May 27, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Earlier this month, Medgar Evers College (MEC), in collaboration with the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Medgar Evers College Genomics Education Outreach Collaborative (GENEOC), hosted a student genomics conference.

[gallery] Verrazano School honors 34 grads, including CSI’s Valedictorian and Salutatorian

May 26, 2014 | College of Staten Island

The Verrazano School Honors Program at the College of Staten Island held its fourth annual Verrazano Senior with 34 graduates in the Class of 2014 representing 18 different majors. View the CSI Today Photo Gallery>Verrazano graduates include Blaze Fraser, the 2014 CSI Valedictorian, and Elizabeth Krawczun, the 2014 CSI Salutatorian.

IPPIES Awards to Honor Essence Magazine Co-founder Edward Lewis

May 26, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and its Center for Community and Ethnic Media (CCEM) are celebrating a number of milestones at its upcoming Ippies Awards, the only awards that recognize the achievements of New York’s independent, ethnic and community media. To be held on June 5th at the CUNY Journalism School, the Ippies will […]

CUNYfirst: Submitting Grades

May 23, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Members of the Medgar Evers College Faculty, The last date to submit Spring 2014 final grades is Friday, May 30th. It is very important that you meet this due date. Several time sensitive processes depend on the submission on final grades. Do not be late! If you need assistance with claiming your CUNYfirst account or […]

Baruch College Wins 2014 CASE Educational Fundraising Award

May 23, 2014 | Baruch College

NEW YORK, NY – May 23, 2014 – Baruch College was recently awarded the 2014 Educational Fundraising Award, for Overall Performance among Public Comprehensive Institutions. For the second consecutive year, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) awarded this to Baruch for superior fundraising. “Baruch’s story is very compelling,” says Mark Gibbel, Vice […]

Meet Blaze Fraser: 2014 Valedictorian and Commencement Speaker

May 23, 2014 | College of Staten Island

Blaze Fraser is graduating Summa Cum Laude with a 3.9 GPA from College of Staten Island’s Verrazano School Honors Program. While studying at CSI, he conducted undergraduate research under the supervision of Dr. William L’Amoreaux, director of the Imaging Facility. Blaze’s research is focused on taurine, an effective osmolyte in the body, and its physiological effects on different tissues.

Find Internships in 3 Easy Steps!

May 23, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Students, interested in working an internship, but not sure how to find one?  Want to get some great experience in your future career well befoe you’ve earned your degree?  Well, look no more!  We are pleased to announce the launch of www.medgareversinternships.com where you can search, view and apply to internships and jobs!  Upload your […]

Meet Elizabeth Krawczun; 2014 Salutatorian and Honors Convocation Speaker

May 23, 2014 | College of Staten Island

Elizabeth Krawczun  is a Verrazano School student who will receive a Bachelor’s degree in Epidemiology. She has served as a volunteer at the South Beach Psychiatric Center and performed independent research, working on data collection within the infection control department.  In January 2013, she studied abroad through Brooklyn College in a global health program in rural India, and last January, she traveled through the Macaulay Honors College to the Dominican Republic to study health and water sustainability.

2014 Best of New York Award Dinner Salutes Alumnus Allen Susser and Other City Tech Partners

May 22, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech honored corporate and other “partners” at the 2014 Best of New York Award Dinner on Wednesday, May 14 at the New York Hilton Midtown. The evening began with a Guest of Honor Reception, followed by dinner and the award presentations. City Tech graduate Michael Lomonaco ’84, celebrity chef and managing partner, Porter House […]

Reinvent Infrastructure Systems: Professor Hillary Brown

May 22, 2014 | City College

Her new book, ‘Next Generation Infrastructure,’ advocates system-level thinking and holistic approach to replacing aging public works

America’s aging infrastructure systems not only need replacement, they need to be reinvented, argues City College of New York Professor of Architecture Hillary Brown in “Next Generation Infrastructure: Principles for Post-Industrial Public Works.” Washington-based Island Press released the book earlier this month.

Baruch Alumnus Santiago Mueckay ’13 Receives NYC Urban Fellowship

May 22, 2014 | Baruch College

Recent Baruch College graduate Santiago Mueckay ’13 has been awarded a New York City Urban Fellowship

“Crossing the Bridge” For Academic Support, College Readiness and Honors Programs, A New On-Line Guide by Graduate NYC! and Local Colleges Underwritten by the Petrie Foundation

May 22, 2014 | The University

A new online resource guide designed to connect New York’s college-bound and current college students with a wealth of academic support, college readiness and honors programs leading to graduation and career success was launched today by Graduate NYC!, a non-profit partnership, with funding from the Carroll and Milton Petrie Foundation.

New Courses at City College in Bengali Gain Popularity

May 22, 2014 | City College

Bengali is spoken by more than a quarter billion people mainly in Bangladesh and the West Bengal region of India. At The City College of New York, not only is it the fourth most popular native language among students – behind English, Spanish and Chinese – but; undergraduates can now take a year of Bengali to fulfill their language requirement.

JOHN JAY’S CENTER FOR PRIVATE SECURITY AND SAFETY LENDS EXPERTISE TO NEWTON, CT EMERGENCY RESPONSE EXERCISE

May 22, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

John Jay College’s Center for Private Security and Safety (CPSS) in conjunction with MHA Consulting, a leading resiliency and business continuity consulting firm, and the Town of Newtown, CT, School District facilitated its second tabletop mock disaster exercise on Thursday, May 15 at the Sandy Hook Firehouse on Riverside Road.

First Four President’s Community Scholars Graduate May 30

May 22, 2014 | City College

The first four City College of New York President’s Community Scholars will graduate May 30 as members of CCNY’s Class of 2014. City College President Lisa S. Coico established the scholarship program, which provides full tuition for high-achieving students from upper Manhattan, in 2010.