Archive for 2014

2014 Jazzy Jazz Festival Kicks Off, TOMORROW!

July 10, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Tomorrow, Crown Heights will come alive with the sounds of the 16th Annual Jazzy Jazz Festival at Medgar Evers College (MEC)! Beginning July 11th and every summer Friday thereafter, live bands will be staged outside on Crown Street, alongside the new Science Center at the corner of 1638 Bedford Avenue.

John Jay Trustee Rossana Rosado and PRI Director Ann Jacobs Named to the New York State Council on Community Re-Entry and Reintegration

July 9, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Rossana Rosado, a trustee of the John Jay College Foundation, and Ann Jacobs, Director of John Jay’s Prisoner Reentry Institute, have been named to the New York State Council on Community Re-Entry and Reintegration. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the formation of the Re-Entry Council on July 8. Councilmembers will offer recommendations to the Governor’s […]

City Tech Hosts the Columbia School Linguistic Society’s Seventh Institute on the Study of Form, Meaning, and Human Behavior in Language

July 9, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

The Columbia School Linguistic Society is holding its Seventh Institute for the Study of Form, Meaning, and Human Behavior in Language from August 19-21, 2014, at City Tech (New York City College of Technology), Downtown Brooklyn, 300 Jay Street, in the Grace Gallery, Namm Hall, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The theme of the […]

Audition for the MEC Choir

July 8, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

EVENT UPDATE: Both Audition Sessions Have Been Cancelled Until Further Notice Calling all singers!  Audition for the Medgar Evers College (MEC) choir and showcase your talent!  Professor Glenn McMillan, Director of Choral & Vocal Music at Medgar Evers College, cordially invites all singers to audition as he prepares for the 2014-2015 academic year.  The group’s […]

City Tech Students Receive Scholarships and Industry Advisor Honored by the Graphic Communications Scholarship Foundation

July 8, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

Four Advertising Design & Graphic Arts students received scholarships from the Graphic Communications Scholarship, Award and Career Advancement Foundation (GCSF) at the annual awards events on June 19 at the Hearst Tower in Manhattan. Jack Powers, chairman of the Advisory Commission for City Tech’s Advertising Design & Graphic Arts Department and one of the founders […]

Introducing Interlibrary Resource Sharing for ALL!

July 8, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

For the first time, The Charles Evans Inniss Memorial Library at Medgar Evers College (MEC) is pleased to announce that we are opening our Interlibrary Loan sharing services to students. Students and Faculty will now have nationwide access to scholarly journal articles and books that are unavailable in the CUNY library system. We also hope […]

Professor Verónica Michel Receives Best Journal Article Award from the American Political Science Association

July 8, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Professor Verónica Michel in the Department of Political Science received the Best Journal Article Award 2014 by the Law and Courts section of the American Political Science Association (APSA) for her article “Human Rights Prosecutions and the Participation Rights of Victims in Latin America,” co-authored with Kathryn Sikkink and published in the Law and Society […]

City Tech Students Participate in Groundbreaking Advertising Research at UniWorld Group

July 8, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

Matthew Zagada, Ben Miftari and Pedro Ferreira, Advertising Design & Graphic Arts (ADGA) students at City Tech, are participating in UniWorld’s (UWG) research workshop known as Culture Labs. UWG’s Culture Labs partnership with City Tech offers students the opportunity to actively research culture and share the information learned with UWG clients, potential clients and other […]

Professor John Gutierrez Quoted in NY Times on Results of Primary Election in 13th Congressional District

July 8, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

John Gutiérrez, Assistant Professor in the Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies, was quoted in a recent New York Times article on the results of the primary election in New York’s 13th Congressional District which includes Harlem, the northern tip of Manhattan and a section of the Bronx. In the article,  Professor Gutierrez examines […]

2014 CUNY School of Law Commencement [Photos + Video]

July 7, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

More than 140 CUNY School of Law students received their Juris Doctor degrees at the May 16 graduation ceremony.

Public Square LIVE: Diversity and Inclusion featuring Dr. Evelyn Hu-Dehart

July 7, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

The panel discussion explored the legal and social aspects of affirmative action, how it has evolved over time, and how best to conceptualize the work of equality in the future.

Public Square LIVE: Diversity and Inclusion featuring Dr. Evelyn Hu-Dehart

July 7, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

The panel discussion explored the legal and social aspects of affirmative action, how it has evolved over time, and how best to conceptualize the work of equality in the future.

Public Square LIVE: Diversity and Inclusion featuring Dr. Evelyn Hu-Dehart

July 7, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

The panel discussion explored the legal and social aspects of affirmative action, how it has evolved over time, and how best to conceptualize the work of equality in the future.

China’s Shaoxing University models new PT program on CSI

July 7, 2014 | College of Staten Island

Physical therapy and rehabilitation in China are currently provided by untrained individuals who are mostly physical educators, and the number of individuals requiring rehabilitation in China is staggering. To help with this situation, delegates from Shaoxing University in the Zhejiang Provence of China met on the College of Staten Island campus with key members of CSI’s faculty and staff, headed by Professor and Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy, Dr.

New CCNY STEM Program Preps NYC HS Students

July 3, 2014 | City College

Twenty-six high school students from the five boroughs are spending summer at The City College of New York gaining research experience in STEM fields.

Group of Seven Silkscreen Prints by Andy Warhol Given to Godwin-Ternbach Museum

July 3, 2014 | Queens College

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts has given the Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College seven color silkscreen prints by the celebrated pop artist.

2014 Jazzy Jazz Festival Just Over a Week Away

July 3, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Summer is officially here and that means the five boroughs are buzzing with an array of festivals for music lovers to enjoy. Right here at Medgar Evers College (MEC), we are finalizing preparations for the 16th Annual Jazzy Jazz Festival!

Mourning the Passing of Student Steven Middleton

July 3, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

It is with great sadness that we announce and mourn the passing of one of our own. Medgar Evers College student Steven Middleton’s promising life was cut short on June 26, 2014 in a drowning accident. Steven’s indomitable spirit will be remembered and cherished by his loved ones and by his Medgar Evers family. A […]

A CUNY Life

July 3, 2014 | CUNY School of Public Health

“I was hopeless, helpless, hated, abandoned, confused and feeling worthless and poor,” Adewale Troutman told the CUNY School of Public Health’s 2014 graduates. The mean streets of the 1960s Bronx claimed his closest friends: “Ray was shot and killed at a party in Harlem, Rensselaer became a drug dealer and was sent to prison, and

President Fritz receives Effective Leadership Award

July 3, 2014 | College of Staten Island

Dr. William J. Fritz, president of the College of Staten Island (CSI), received the Effective Leadership Award on behalf of CSI at the 22nd Annual Golden Age Awards Banquet held by the Latino Center on Aging (LCA). According to Mario E. Tapia, president and chief executive officer of the LCA,  Dr.