Archive for July, 2016

Commencement Spotlight Shines on Class of 2016

July 28, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

On Wednesday, June 1, more than 3,400 John Jay students became the College’s newest alumni at the 51st annual Commencement ceremonies, held at the Theatre at Madison Square Garden. “The Class of 2016 is one of our largest ever,” said President Jeremy Travis, “and I am confident that our newest graduates, like the tens of […]

IIP & Manhattan DA’s Office Host Symposium on Intelligence-Driven Prosecution

July 28, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

New York, NY, June 3, 2016 – The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and John Jay College’s Institute for Innovation in Prosecution (IIP) hosted an event on June 3-4 that provided prosecutors and members of law enforcement from jurisdictions across the U.S. with the opportunity to learn more about the innovative public safety initiatives developed by the […]

John Jay College Report Examines the Mobility of Individuals Arrested for Misdemeanors in New York City

July 28, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

June 7, 2016, New York, NY – John Jay College of Criminal Justice today released a report on the relationship between offending behavior and location to better understand the phenomenon of mobility for misdemeanor arrests. The study,Mapping Mobility of Individuals Arrested for Misdemeanors in New York City, 2006-2014, aims to inform the NYPD, other criminal […]

Prestigious Watson Fellows Program Taps Three John Jay Students

July 28, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Three John Jay students — Alondra Cuevas, Cataydra Brown and Jonathan Penuela — have been chosen as members of the 2016 class for the Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship program, the highly competitive initiative that selects 15 New York City undergraduate students and provides them with paid internships for three consecutive summers. Awarded by the Thomas […]

Board of Elections to CUNY Students: We Need You!

July 27, 2016 | The University

The City University of New York is teaming up with the city’s Board of Elections to recruit CUNY students to work the polls on the state’s primary election day, Tuesday, Sept. 13, and on the Presidential Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8.

‘Voice of Harlem’ celebrates 30th anniversary

July 27, 2016 | City College

On a clear day, listeners as far as Teaneck, NJ, can pick up WHCR-90.3FM, the only community radio station broadcasting from a public higher education institution in upper Manhattan. It’s been like that since The City College of New York-owned station first hit the airwaves in 1986 with a lot of jazz – literally.

CSI Administrator Selected For Fulbright IEA Program

July 27, 2016 | College of Staten Island

College of Staten Island (CSI) administrator Monika Wojciechowski was recently selected for the 2016 Fulbright International Education Administrator (IEA) Program in Japan. IEA seminars help U.S. international education professionals and senior higher education officials create empowering connections with the societal, cultural, and higher education systems of other countries. Grantees have the opportunity to learn about the host […]

CSI Alumnus Discusses Health Issues in The Washington Post

July 27, 2016 | College of Staten Island

College of Staten Island (CSI) Macaulay Honors College alumnus Brian Kateman ‘11 recently shared his views on health, diet, and the environment in an article inThe Washington Post. Kateman is co-founder and president of the Reducetarian Foundation, an organization aiming to urge consumers not to completely cut out meats from their diets, but rather to […]

“Bangladesh – The Other Side Of Me,” A Photography Exhibit on Campus

July 27, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City, NY (July 27, 2016)—Zakaria “Zak” Ahmed, a graduate of our esteemed commercial photography program, who is now an employee here at LaGuardia Community College, is showcasing photos he took on a trip back to the country where he was born, Bangladesh. Featured in a gallery on the third floor of LaGuardia’s “B” […]

From Staten Island to Iowa: CSI grad awarded Truman Capote Fellowship

July 26, 2016 | College of Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE – More than 1,000 miles separate Staten Island from Iowa City, home of the celebrated University of Iowa’s Writer’s Workshop,the holy grail of aspiring poets and novelists. That’s where College of Staten Island graduate Julianne Neely is bound in just a few weeks. Neely, 23, was awarded a prestigious Truman Capote Fellowship to study […]

Billionaire Businessman Discusses CUNY Gift for Macaulay Honors College

July 26, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

In an interview posted to Yahoo!Finance on July 21, 2016, William E. Macaulay, the chairman of the Macaulay Honors College Foundation Board, discussed why he donated $30 million to the City University of New York to make the honors college possible. Andy Serwer, Yahoo Finance’ editor-in-chief, conducted the interview. Read more about Bill Macaulay here. […]

Ruby Hutson-Ellenberg ’16 Leaps From Hunter to the World Stage: The Fringe Festival Presents This Gifted New Grad’s Biting New Play

July 26, 2016 | Hunter College

In her final year as an English major and Hunter Muse Scholar, Ruby Hutson-Ellenberg looked at the Bible and found her own muse: Adam’s rebellious wife. The ingenious result was Eve and Her Neighbors, a play with a 2 ½ week run this August at the 20th Annual New York International Fringe Festival. Featuring many […]

Documentary Film Makes an Impact in the Classroom

July 25, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Rosemarie Reed is an adjunct professor at BMCC and filmmaker whose biographical documentaries focus on individuals “who have made great contributions but aren’t household names,” she says. “One friend told me, ‘you make films about the most famous people that no one ever heard of’.” These lesser-known individuals include scientists such as Irène Joliot-Curie, Lise […]

BMCC Announces Fall 2016 Guttman Scholars

July 25, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

  Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) is proud to announce the Fall 2016 Guttman Transfer Scholarship winners. “BMCC has the largest number of Fall 2016 scholars among all CUNY colleges,” said Alana Hankey-Thomas, Associate Director of the BMCC Academic Advisement and Transfer Center, and co-coordinator of the BMCC Guttman Scholarship Program. Guttman Transfer Scholarships […]

Jake Naughton, ’14, Receives 2016 NYFA Artists’ Fellowship in Photography

July 21, 2016 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Naughton was awarded a $7,000 grant for his photography series Dual Shadows, featuring images of Kenya’s LGBT refugees.

CSI Students Present at International Conference

July 21, 2016 | College of Staten Island

This year, three College of Staten Island (CSI) students attended the 2016 International Conference on Infant Studies in New Orleans, winning various awards and showcasing their research contributions. Juliana Zaloom, Andrew Russo, and Carmen Guallpa are Psychology majors doing research in the Child Development Lab at CSI with Dr. Lana Karasik, Assistant Professor of Psychology […]

CCNY research gleans climate change insight from lizard genome

July 20, 2016 | City College

Using genomic data from three lizard species, City College of New York-led researchers gleaned insights not available before on the impact of climate change on the distribution of animal populations in South American forests. The findings improve ways of modeling the distribution of biodiversity in the past and future.

Herbert Rosenfield: Founding member of the BMCC Foundation Board of Directors Passes Away

July 20, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY and the BMCC Foundation mourn the passing of our friend and long-time supporter Herbert Rosenfield, a founding member of the BMCC Foundation Board of Directors, on which he served for more than 30 years. Mr. Rosenfield, who passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at the age of 97, was […]

Hunter Mice Can Find It—by a Nose

July 19, 2016 | Hunter College

For centuries, scientists have been trying to get their heads around the mystery of just how our human sense of smell works. In a study led by Hunter biology professor Paul Feinstein, a team of researchers attacked the problem through another species’ little noses: mice. Professor Feinstein joined with a group of researchers, including Christine […]

Hostos Athletic Director Krishna Dass Named Administrator Of The Year

July 19, 2016 | Uncategorized

The National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators (NACWAA) has named Hostos Athletic Director Krishna Dass a 2016 Administrator of the Year Award recipient. The Administrator of the Year Award is presented annually and honors NACWAA members for significant contributions made in athletic administration.