Archive for August, 2016

BMCC Receives Grant to Create Cybersecurity Concentration

August 31, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) has received a $770,000 grant from the Advanced Technical Education (ATE) Program of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support a three-year project, “Fostering Student Success in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance.” BMCC is one of approximately 80 recipients nationwide — and one of four community colleges — to receive […]

Chancellor Milliken Names Dr. Mary Corliss Pearl As Dean of CUNY’s Macaulay Honors College                                                                        

August 31, 2016 | The University

Chancellor James B. Milliken has named Dr. Mary Corliss Pearl as Dean of the City University’s William E. Macaulay Honors College. Dr. Pearl, who has served as Interim Dean of the Honors College since Jan. 30, 2016, was selected following a national search.

Broderick probe receives $300K shot in the arm

August 31, 2016 | City College

The BRODERICK PROBE® series of Nano biosensors, an invention of City College of New York Medical Professor Patricia A. Broderick, are closer to wide scale introduction thanks to a $300,000 award from the Indian Angel Network®.

CCNY races through historic Harlem

August 31, 2016 | City College

At The City College of New York, students, faculty and staff foster an environment rich in community engagement. As part of Harlem Week 2016, CCNY’s commitment to improving and participating in community events shined at the Percy Sutton 5K Harlem Run and Walk.

CCNY researchers take snap shots of wandering electrons in diamonds

August 31, 2016 | City College

A breakthrough experiment by a City College of New York team led by physicist Carlos Meriles could potentially lead to room-temperature quantum information processing in diamonds and optical data storage in three dimensions.

Television and Radio Alumni Bring Brooklyn to South Korea

August 31, 2016 | Brooklyn College

Stuart MacLelland ’87 M.F.A. spent a week at the Korea University of Media Arts (KUMA) teaching courses in television production, after being invited to do so by a KUMA delegation that included Mira Kim ’07 M.F.A., a KUMA faculty member and MacLelland’s former student.  MacLelland—an award-winning professor, acting associate provost for academic programs, and former […]

Continuing Education Holds Open House on South Shore

August 31, 2016 | College of Staten Island

As the new CSI St. George is well under way on the North Shore of Staten Island, the College of Staten Island (CSI) continues to more »

City College achieves Princeton Review ‘Best Colleges’ ranking for fifth year

August 30, 2016 | City College

The City College of New York continues to be one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to the 2017 Princeton Review rankings released today. Princeton also rates City College as one of the northeast’s best colleges, one of the country’s greenest colleges, and one of the “colleges that pay you back.”

John Jay College Launches Online Graduate Programs in Criminal Justice and Public Administration

August 30, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

New York, NY, August 30, 2016 – John Jay College of Criminal Justice has announced the expansion of its online education program with the launch of the Online Master of Arts in Criminal Justice and the Online Master of Public Administration in Public Policy and Administration. Traditionally offered on campus only, both programs will bring […]

September 11 Commemorations at John Jay

August 30, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

As the 15th anniversary of the September 11 attacks approaches, the John Jay College Community will hold several meaningful events to recall and reaffirm our commitment to the fallen. The following activities and events will take place in September. For additional information, please visit http://johnjay.jjay.cuny.edu/911memorial/.   Volunteer Projects Continuing the tradition of the Flag Solidarity […]

John Jay Welcomes Entering Class of 2016: Meet the Newest Freshmen

August 29, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

More than 1,400 freshmen entered John Jay College on Aug. 25 with the start of the 2016-2017 academic year. The newest John Jay students represent the youngest freshman class ever, with an average age of 17.78. As in the recent past, the freshman class is approximately 60 percent female and 40 percent male. More than […]

BMCC Receives Grant to Create Cybersecurity Concentration

August 29, 2016 | Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) has received a $770,000 grant from the Advanced Technical Education (ATE) Program of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support a three-year project, “Fostering Student Success in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance.” BMCC is one of approximately 80 recipients nationwide — and one of four community colleges — to receive […]

CSI Provost Leads Political Panel Discussion

August 29, 2016 | College of Staten Island

When pondering, discussing, arguing, and lecturing on the state of this political season, one can be naturally inclined to consider only the events and realities more »

Queensborough Community College Launches New Dynamic Website

August 26, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

On Wednesday, Queensborough Community College launched its new dynamic website. The redesign is fully “responsive,” meaning it reformats automatically across all platforms: desktop, tablet, mobile device and even Internet-enabled smart television. “We have created a strong platform that blends creativity with functionality for the site’s millions of visitors, including the nearly 50% who visit the […]

BMCC Foundation Scholars Announced for Fall 2016

August 26, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

At Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) seven out of 10 students attend tuition-free, having qualified for federal and state aid based on family income. In a college where the student body has peaked at more than 27,000 in recent years, that is a considerable amount of aid — but it doesn’t cover all students […]

BRONX COMMUNITY COLLEGE OBSERVES 15TH ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11

August 26, 2016 | Bronx Community College

Forum on “Democracy, Freedom and Security: Reflecting on September 11 ” Features Relatives of World Trade Center Victims Campaigning for World Peace AUGUST 26, 2016 — Bronx Community College is observing the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attack on the United States with a forum entitled “Democracy, Freedom, and Security: Reflecting on September 11.” The […]

Where did LaGuardia students go this summer? All around the world!

August 26, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College

  Long Island City, NY (August 26, 2016)—Attending a college or university is a critical step in life and increasingly important for landing high-paying jobs. And as the competition for good jobs continues to increase, internships help young people entering the workforce stand out from the competition, while enhancing their classroom learning. While some LaGuardia […]

Colin Powell School adjunct Rafal Szczurowski receives top UN Fellowship

August 25, 2016 | City College

Rafal Szczurowski, an adjunct instructor in the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at The City College of New York is one of 24 recipients globally of 2016 United Nations Alliance of Civilization fellowships. The program promotes intercultural understanding by engaging emerging civil society leaders from Europe, North America, the Middle East and North Africa.

CCNY senior Kaisa Ajaye receives $10K Women’s Forum fellowship

August 25, 2016 | City College

Kaisa Ajaye, a City College of New York senior majoring in English, is the recipient of a $10,000 fellowship from the Women’s Forum Education Fund. The award recognizes extraordinary and often heroic efforts in overcoming adversity in restructuring lives for success.

Foster Children Benefit from First Star/CSI Partnership

August 25, 2016 | College of Staten Island

The First Star CSI Academy is an ambitious new program funded by the College of Staten Island (CSI) Foundation that will directly support youth in more »