Archive for November, 2016

Lehman College and Community Chorus and Orchestra To Present Annual Winter Concert December 4

November 30, 2016 | Lehman College

The Lehman College and Community Chorus will present its annual free Winter Concert on Sunday, December 4, at 2:30 p.m. in the Lehman Concert Hall. The program will feature Schubert- Mass in B Flat Major and excerpts from Haydn’s Creation.

BMCC Hosts Art and Rita Siegel Piano Lab Dedication Ceremony

November 30, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

On Sunday, November 20, the Art and Rita Siegel Piano Lab Dedication Ceremony was held in the Miles and Shirley Fiterman Hall. “We were honored to officially recognize and celebrate the naming of the Art and Rita Siegel Piano Lab,” says Doris Holz, BMCC Vice President of Development and Chief Operating Officer of the BMCC […]

Queensborough Students Declared Winners at Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

November 30, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

Biology students Adolfo Coyotl and Erick Subillaga were named the winners in the Microbiology and Neurobiology Categories, respectively, at the 2016 Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS). The ABRCMS conference, attended by 12 additional Queensborough presenters, is the largest undergraduate research conference for underrepresented students in the country. It was attended by nearly 4000 […]

Feelings of ‘Bah Humbug’ will Transform into Joy when the North Country Center for the Arts’ National Touring Company Production of A Christmas Carol comes to QPAC on December 9

November 30, 2016 | Queensborough Community College

Come join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they show the miserable and miserly Ebenezer Scrooge the path to redemption, reminding us all of the importance of kindness and bringing joy to the lives of those around us. From the moment the curtain rises, you will be transported to an enchanting world […]

Kathryn Wylde, President, Nonprofit Partnership for New York City, to Speak on “What Makes New York City Great?” at December 2 Business Forum

November 30, 2016 | Queens College

Our Business Forum Breakfast series continues on Friday, December 2, with a presentation on “What Makes New York City Great?” by Kathryn Wylde, President and CEO of Partnership for New York City, from 8 to 10 am, on the fourth floor of the Student Union.

CUNY Foster Initiative Students Living in CSI Dorms Featured in Wall Street Journal

November 30, 2016 | College of Staten Island

College of Staten Island (CSI) students Araceli Zapien and Amanda Bahamonde spent much of their lives in foster homes. Now, thanks to a new initiative more »

CSI Ranked No. 11 in Top Collegiate Vocational, Trade Education Programs in New York

November 29, 2016 | College of Staten Island

In a listing of the top collegiate Vocational & Trade Education Programs in New York, the College of Staten Island (CSI) was ranked number 11 more »

CCNY Presidential search begins

November 28, 2016 | City College

Since its founding in 1847 as the Free Academy, The City College of New York has provided a world-class higher education to an increasingly diverse student body–serving as one of the single most important avenues to upward mobility in the nation. Access to excellence remains the vision of the College today. City College is the founding institution of The City University of New York and the first public urban institution of higher education in the United States.

Statement from William C. Thompson, Jr., Chairperson, Board of Trustees, and James B. Milliken, Chancellor, The City University of New York

November 28, 2016 | The University, Uncategorized

We are pleased to announce that Gayle M. Horwitz has been appointed Senior Advisor to the Chancellor and Secretary of the Board of Trustees, effective today, Monday, November 28.

City Tech Professor Publishes Book Exploring Impact of Symbols on the Human Experience

November 28, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

The fictional Harvard symbologist, Robert Langdon—played by Tom Hanks in the film adaptation of Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code—solves one of Christianity’s greatest mysteries through his ability to interpret symbols. While City Tech Professor Farrin Chwalkowski may not be engaged in global intrigue, her new book Symbols in Arts, Religion and Culture: The Soul […]

Macaulay Honors College Student Ana Hayes ’17 Interns at U.S. Embassy in Berlin

November 28, 2016 | College of Staten Island

World travel has taught College of Staten Island (CSI) student Ana Hayes ’17 many things. The most important lesson she shares, though, is to always more »

Verrazano Student John Gioeli ’17 Engineering a Blueprint for Success

November 28, 2016 | College of Staten Island

John Gioeli ’17 has always dreamed of designing automobiles, airplanes, or even complex mechanical infrastructures. So, when an engineering internship opportunity arose, the Engineering Science more »

ARC Distinguished CUNY Fellows for 2016-2017

November 28, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Adding to the impressive pool of recent College of Staten Island (CSI) faculty accolades, Ashley Dawson, PhD and Ava Chin, PhD have received Distinguished Professor more »

Good Deeds Day Celebrates Civility

November 23, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

On November 22, the Women’s Resource Center at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) hosted Good Deeds Day: A Day of Civility and Respect. The day-long event at 199 Chambers Street featured a performance by singer Nkira Barrow; an open mic facilitated by BMCC Professor of English Margaret Barrow; a self-defense class led by Brian […]

A Message from Chancellor Milliken

November 23, 2016 | The University

All of us at The City University of New York are immensely proud of our tradition, dating back almost 170 years, of providing the broadest access and a high quality education to New Yorkers, especially those from underrepresented groups and low income families and the many people who come to our city and country for opportunity.

Statement from William C. Thompson, Jr., Chairperson, Board of Trustees, and James B. Milliken, Chancellor, The City University of New York

November 23, 2016 | The University

Frederick P. (“Rick”) Schaffer, the General Counsel and Senior Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs of The City University of New York, has informed us that he plans to retire, effective December 31, 2016.

CCNY’s Md Kabir wins national medical student oral presentation award

November 22, 2016 | City College

City College of New York Biochemistry major Md Shamiul Kabir is this year’s best oral presentation winner among premedical and medical students at the Student National Medical Association’s Region IX Research Education Conference.

BMCC is Again Participating in the Goldman Sachs College Collaborative Program

November 22, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Students from Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY), along with students attending Hudson County Community College, New Jersey City University and St. Peter’s University, will take part in the Goldman Sachs College Collaborative Program from November 2016 through May 2017. The program consists of 11 sessions, and will raise students’ awareness of career opportunities and […]

CCNY chemical engineer Ilona Kretzschmar receives top AAAS honor

November 21, 2016 | City College

Ilona Kretzschmar, deputy chair of chemical engineering in The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, is one 2016’s new American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows. Dating back to 1874, the honor is bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers because of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.

Bronx Community College Named to Victory Media’s 2017 Military Friendly® Schools List

November 21, 2016 | Bronx Community College

November 14, 2016 — Bronx Community College announced today that it has earned the 2017 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobsSM, and Military Spouse. First published in 2009, Military Friendly® Schools is the most comprehensive, powerful resource for veterans today. Each year, the list of Military Friendly® Schools […]