Archive for 2014

STATE APPROVES OUR NEW SOCIAL JOURNALISM MASTER’S DEGREE

October 15, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is thrilled to announce that our Social Journalism master’s degree program has been approved by the New York State Education Department and will kick off its inaugural semester in January 2015.

Baruch College Welcomes Global Business Leaders to Discuss “An Insight to Bangladesh’s Economy”

October 15, 2014 | Baruch College

  NEW YORK, NY-October 15, 2014 – About 100 Baruch College students gathered inside Engelman Recital Hall to listen and learn about Bangladesh and its economic development. The panel discussion, “An Insight to Bangladesh’s Economy,” held on October 14, was coordinated by the Bangladesh Student Association at Baruch with support from the Office of Student […]

Baruch College’s Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship Hosts Lecture, “Entrepreneurship Generation to Generation – The Privax Group: LeBon Global Family Business”

October 15, 2014 | Baruch College

  NEW YORK, NY- October 15, 2014 –The Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship at Baruch College welcomes leading Colombian fashion designer Ana Urrea, partner of fashion catalog company LeBon, for a presentation on the success of her multi-generational family business, The Privax Group. The discussion, held from 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. October 16, […]

Baruch College Welcomes Christopher D. Ittner for 2014 Emanuel Saxe Distinguished Lecture in Accounting

October 15, 2014 | Baruch College

“The Role of Finance and Accounting in Enterprise Risk Management”   NEW YORK, NY- October 15, 2014 –The Stan Ross Department of Accountancy at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business will host the annual Emanuel Saxe Distinguished Lecture in Accounting on October 29. This year’s keynote speaker is Christopher D. Ittner, EY Professor of Accounting […]

Molecular Biologist Nancy Kleckner to Present Cosloy – Blank Lecture, Oct. 23

October 15, 2014 | City College

Dr. Nancy Kleckner, Herchel Smith Professor of Molecular Biology at Harvard University, will present the 9th Annual Sharon Cosloy – Edward Blank Lecture at The City College of New York 4 p.m. Thursday, October 23, in NAC 0/201. Her talk is titled “Chromosome Dynamics from Bacteria to Mammalian Cells.” The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to 212.650.8499 or events@ccny.cuny.edu.

City Tech Student Competes on Hispanic College Quiz Show

October 14, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

During Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), the nation celebrates the accomplishments of Hispanic Americans, and City Tech celebrates with a number of activities on campus. This year, the College community will be watching Carolina Mata, a Civil Engineering Technology major, compete in the Hispanic College Quiz Show on Sunday, October 19th, at 2pm on […]

Harlem Native John O’Keefe Credits CCNY for Nobel Prize

October 14, 2014 | City College

The City College of New York’s latest Nobel Laureate is Harlem-born and grew up in the South Bronx. John O’Keefe, the son of Irish immigrant parents and a 1963 City College graduate, won the Nobel Prize for medicine last week.

Prof. Robson on Supreme Court Case on Prisoner’s Religious Beard

October 14, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson discussed the oral arguments in the Supreme Court regarding a ban on facial hair for incarcerated individuals in a recent op-ed in The Guardian and on Bloomberg Radio.

Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Special Guest at Campus Event

October 14, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On October 9 the Women’s City Club of New York held a meeting in the College’s Information Commons with special guest Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Lilliam Barrios-Paoli. The Deputy Mayor discussed the transformation of social service delivery in New York City. Attendees learned what New York City agencies are doing to improve […]

Clips of the Week

October 13, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/tcS3_media/blogs.dir/1/files/2014/10/IMG_2969-150×150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Clips of the Week" title="Clips of the Week" style="float:right;" />Check out some of our latest links – including Marguerite Ward’s Daily News report on a rally against youth violence in the Bronx.

Clips of the Week

October 13, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/tcS3_media/blogs.dir/1/files/2014/10/IMG_2969-150×150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Clips of the Week" title="Clips of the Week" style="float:right;" />Check out some of our latest links – including Marguerite Ward’s Daily News report on a rally against youth violence in the Bronx.

Baruch College Welcomes Professor Jane S. Jaquette to Speak About Latin American Women Politics

October 13, 2014 | Baruch College

Baruch College invites you to a lecture with Jane S. Jaquette on Latin American women’s politics on Thursday, October 16.

Baruch Students Take Part in International Conference of Undergraduate Research

October 10, 2014 | Baruch College

NEW YORK, NY- October 10, 2014  - On September 23, 2014 Baruch College undergraduates participated for the first time in the annual International Conference of Undergraduate Research (ICUR), organized through an alliance of Monash University in Australia and the University of Warwick in the UK. This conference brings together undergraduates at universities around the world […]

Baruch College Hosts Famous Whistleblowers for Candid Panel Discussion

October 10, 2014 | Baruch College

  NEW YORK, NY- October 10, 2014 – The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Businessis welcoming famous whistleblowers Sherron Watkins, former Vice President of Enron, and Jon Oberg, former researcher with the U.S. Department of Education, for a panel discussion on whistleblowing Tuesday, October 21. “American Whistleblowers Live […]

Students Learn About Local Ecology aboard Hudson Boat

October 10, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On September 30 students from Instructor Derek Tesser’s Introduction to Biology: Life in New City class visited the River Project’s boat, The Lilac, on Pier 25 in downtown Manhattan. During the class’s previous field trip to The River Project’s wetlab, students learned about the different varieties of species living in the Hudson River estuary. This […]

Baruch College Welcomes Pakistani Physicians and Health Care Workers to Learn about U.S. Health Care Practices and Policies

October 10, 2014 | Baruch College

MEDIA RELEASE     Visit Sponsored by Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program NEW YORK, NY-October 3, 2014 – Baruch College welcomed five physicians and health care workers from Pakistan to learn about U.S. health care practices and public health policy. The visitors were greeted by Bert Hansen, Ph.D., Professor of History in the […]

Baruch College Students Eligible for The Dream.US Scholarships

October 10, 2014 | Baruch College

NEW YORK, NY- October 1, 2014 - Baruch College is partnering with TheDream.US Scholarship Program to offer scholarships for students. TheDream.US Scholarship Program provides college scholarships to highly motivated DREAMers who have DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) or TPS (Temporary Protected Status) approval and who, without financial aid, cannot afford a college education that will enable […]

The Material Way

October 10, 2014 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

BMCC just launched a new series of curated exhibits in the Shirley Fiterman Art Center with the opening of Material Way, featuring the work of 14 contemporary artists: Kellyann Burns, Don Christensen, Lauren Clay, Diana Cooper, Peter Fox, Lisa Hoke, Jae Ko, Holly Miller, Nicholas Moenich, Paul Pagk, Anne Senstad, Sandi Slone, Wendy Small and […]

City Tech Hospitality Management Professor Inducted Into the Prestigious Les Dames d’Escoffier

October 10, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

On September 22nd, Professor Elizabeth Schaible, chair of Hospitality Management, was inducted into Les Dames d’Escoffier New York (LDNY), the first and largest chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International, a 40-year-old association supporting women leaders in the food, wine and hospitality industries. Out of the nine inductees, Schaible was the only one to have also […]

Kingsborough Gets Ready for 10th Annual Homecoming Day Celebration, “Brooklyn Block Party” Style

October 9, 2014 | Kingsborough Community College

More than 800 guests are expected to celebrate Kingsborough’s Homecoming Day this year, Brooklyn Block Party style, on Sunday, October 19 on the College’s beautiful seaside campus. Beginning with registration at 10:00 a.m., and followed by a continental breakfast, alumni, faculty, staff, students, community members, and their families are expected to participate in a wide […]