Archive for October, 2016

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter announces next link to “Force of the Future” in CCNY address

October 31, 2016 | City College

United States Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter speaks at The City College of New York to announce the next link to the “Force of the Future.” This is an initiative to modernize and expand how the Defense Department recruits, develops and retains service members and civilian employees.

Guttman Celebrates CUNY Month 2016

October 31, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Guttman Community Colleges celebrates CUNY Month with events for prospective and current students and friends of the College: Fall Fest 2016: Thanksgiving Lunch for Guttman Students, November 15, 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. In the spirit of giving back, the College will provide students with a Thanksgiving luncheon to celebrate the holidays. Group Information Session, November 15, […]

CCNY develops new educational partnership with DC 37

October 28, 2016 | City College

The City College of New York’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education, originally founded by educators and union leaders, is collaborating with District Council 37, New York City’s largest public employee union, to offer basic computer courses to members.

Walk With Me: Raising Awareness About Domestic Violence

October 28, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

On October 27, as part of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the BMCC Women’s Resource Center sponsored the 12th Annual Walk With Me: Domestic Violence Silent Procession at 199 Chambers Street. The walk began with a gathering of faculty, students and staff in Richard Harris Terrace, and a presentation in which Deborah Parker, Director of […]

BMCC Positioned for Sustainable and Energy Efficient Future

October 28, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) and the New York Power Authority will begin installing the largest solar array in Manhattan on its rooftop at 199 Chambers Street in Spring 2017. Over 900 solar panels will be placed on the roof and the mechanical room facing West Street. The photovoltaic array will be capable of […]

Shirley Fiterman Art Center Presents: Siri Berg, “In Color”

October 28, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

The Shirley Fiterman Art Center at the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) is presenting artist Siri Berg, In Color, a Solo Retrospective from November 17, 2016 to February 4, 2017. In Color will span nearly six decades of Berg’s work including rarely-exhibited paintings and assemblage from the late 1960s right up to the large-scale […]

Yuno Institute Visits BMCC Early Childhood Center

October 28, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

On October 21, a small delegation from the Yuno Institute Preschool in Tokyo, Japan, came to visit with members of the BMCC Early Childhood Center to learn about early education program offerings, teaching methods and school structure. The visiting delegation included Chi Taroda, Mitsuyo Fujita, Toshiyuki Furuki, Institute chairman; Maiko Iwashita and Yuumi Suto. The […]

BMCC and City Tech Collaborate to Help Aspiring STEM Majors Pass Gateway Math Courses

October 28, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Teams of Mathematics instructors from Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) and New York City College of Technology (City Tech/CUNY) are in the second year of an ambitious five-year cross-campus collaboration to digitally transform gateway math courses and break down seemingly insurmountable barriers to career advancement in STEM fields. The project, “Opening Gateways to Completion: […]

BMCC Launches Associate in Arts (A.A.) in Economics Degree Program

October 28, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

  Students at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) can now earn an Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree in Economics. The new major is offered through the Department of Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice, chaired by Professor Sangeeta K. Bishop. “Economics relates to every aspect of our lives, from the decisions we make […]

BMCC Receives More Than 400K for Comprehensive Educator Empowerment Program

October 28, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

The Teacher Education department of The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) will create a model school for its early childhood and elementary education students at PS 125, a public elementary school in West Harlem with support from a $408,090 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Rebecca Garte, BMCC Professor of Teacher Education and project […]

CCNY study abroad program expands to India

October 28, 2016 | City College

From Brazil and Seoul to Israel and Barcelona, The City College of New York offers many exotic and attractive study abroad destinations for students. Now add India to the mix. The Indian sub-continent is the latest international location to host City College students keen on broadening their horizons.

CSI Athletics Hall of Fame a Smashing Success with Six New Inductees

October 27, 2016 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island honored six individuals this evening as part of the Class of 2016 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony held at The more »

From Skeleton to Skin: Hiram Powers’ Greek Slave

October 27, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Lecture by Curator Karen Lemmey offers a controversial look at Hiram Powers’ renowned GREEK SLAVE.

Baruch College Hosts Climate Change Seminar with Author and Award-Winning Journalist Cynthia Barnett

October 27, 2016 | Baruch College

Baruch College invites you to its Climate Change Series with environmental author and award-winning journalist Cynthia Barnett on Thursday, November 17.

Baruch College Presents Financial Markets Conference: “Liquidity: How to Find It. Regulate It. Get It.”

October 27, 2016 | Baruch College

The Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College is hosting its annual Financial Markets Conference on Tuesday, November 1.

Trustees Approve 2017-18 Operating and Capital Budget Requests

October 27, 2016 | The University

The Board of Trustees has approved the University’s 2017-2018 operating budget request, which seeks $235 million in additional support to significantly improve access to higher education, student retention, graduation rates and faculty advisement, and better serve the needs of CUNY’s 270,000 degree-credit and 270,000 adult and continuing education students.

Professor Silvia Mazzula Works with RISE for Boys and Men of Color

October 27, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

New York, NY, October 27, 2016 – Silvia Mazzula, Associate Professor of Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, has been selected to provide a field scan on behalf of RISE (Research, Integration, Strategy and Evaluation) for Boys and Men of Color, with colleague Josephine Serrata, Director of Evaluation and Research at Casa de […]

Professor Browne-Marshall and Ballot-Box Justice

October 27, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Three years ago, when Professor Gloria Browne-Marshall began writing her new book, The Voting Rights War: The NAACP and the Ongoing Struggle for Justice, she said it was with the idea that by the end of President Obama’s term, citizens might not be very enthusiastic about exercising their constitutional right to vote. Given the tumult […]

Queens College Annual Kristallnacht Commemoration on November 6 Will Focus on the Holocaust in American Film

October 27, 2016 | Queens College

This year’s Queens College Kristallnacht commemoration will explore The Holocaust in American Film in a keynote address by Dr. Annette Insdorf, award-winning author and educator, and the daughter of Holocaust survivors, on Sunday, November 6, from 3 to 5 pm in the Goldstein Theatre

U.N. Condemns Confinement of Pregnant Women Based on Suspected Drug Use

October 27, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

HRGJ clinic successfully urged U.N. experts to recognize that detaining pregnant women suspected of drug use discriminates against women and violates their right to be free from arbitrary detention.