Archive for 2014

“The Landmarks of New York” at the Mishkin Gallery

October 28, 2014 | Baruch College

Baruch College will present the exhibition The Landmarks of New York at the Mishkin Gallery from Friday, November 7 to Wednesday, December 10, 2014. An opening reception will take place on Thursday, November 6, from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

“Flying into the Hurricane”

October 28, 2014 | City College

Over the past two semesters during his sabbatical, City College of New York Earth and Atmospheric Science Associate Professor Z. Johnny Luo spent hundreds of hours on scientific flights studying cloud dynamics. On Thursday, October 30, photo images from his airborne missions go on display in the exhibit “Flying into the Hurricane: Science in Action” in the Marshak Café at CCNY. It runs through fall 2015.

First Annual Club and Student Organization Fair Held

October 27, 2014 | Guttman Community College

The first annual Club and Student Organization Fair was held on October 16 in the Information Commons. Sponsored by the Student Government Association (SGA), the Club Fair provided an opportunity for students to engage with student life at the College. The fair featured five new student groups hoping to be registered clubs at Guttman: Not […]

MEC’s End of Year Report Now Available

October 27, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Medgar Evers College (MEC) is pleased to announce the release of its End of Year (2013-2014) Report.

City Tech Hosts Speakers Series Commemorating 76th Anniversary of Kristallnacht and Honors Special Guests

October 27, 2014 | New York City College of Technology

On November 12, at 12:30 pm, in City Tech’s Atrium Amphitheater, 300 Jay Street, featured speaker, Michael Schneider, Secretary General Emeritus of the World Jewish Congress, and former CEO of the American Joint Distribution Committee, will receive the 2014 City Tech Jewish Faculty & Staff Association (JFSA) Distinguished Humanitarian Award for his anti-apartheid efforts in […]

Student Teams Prepare Initial Business Ideas for CUNY-IBM Watson Case Competition Boot Camp, October 24-25

October 24, 2014 | Baruch College

NEW YORK, NY- October 24, 2014 – Student teams from The City University of New York will prepare two-minute business pitch ideas on using IBM Watson cognitive technology during a two-day boot camp, October 24 and 25. Media are invited to view the presentations live at The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, 3 p.m., […]

Clips of the Week

October 24, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

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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,

Apply Now for McGraw Fellowships for Business Journalism

October 23, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

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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 […]