Archive for April, 2017

Lehman College, Community Chorus to Present Spring Concert on Sunday, May 7

April 28, 2017 | Lehman College

The Lehman College and Community Chorus will present its annual free Spring Concert on Sunday, May 7, at 2:30 p.m. in the Lehman Concert Hall. The program will feature Mozart’s Requiem. Complimentary tickets will be available at the Box Office beginning at 1 p.m. on the day of the performance.

City Tech Professor Publishes a Cultural History of Wedding Food and Feasts

April 28, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech congratulates Hospitality Management Professor Claire Stewart on the publication of her book As Long As We Both Shall Eat: A History of Wedding Food and Feasts (2017), which is part of the Rowman & Littlefield Studies in Food and Gastronomy Series. The book was recently featured in an article about the history of […]

LaGuardia Marks 3rd Graduation Of Medical Billing Program With Weill Cornell Medicine

April 28, 2017 | LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City, NY (April 28, 2017)—The highly successful initiative to train motivated New Yorkers for medical billing positions, conducted in partnership with Weill Cornell Medicine and the New York Alliance for Careers in Healthcare (NYACH),has graduated its third class of 21 students at LaGuardia Community College. Through a partnership with the New York City […]

Dr. Lonnie Smith headlines CUNY Jazz Festival at CCNY

April 28, 2017 | City College

Hammond organ guru Dr. Lonnie Smith plays two concerts at the CUNY Jazz Festival May 4 -5 at The City College Center for the Arts. The two-day festival includes free master classes with saxophonist Jon Gordon and vocalist René Marie, and performances by student ensembles from CUNY schools.

Five Macaulay Honors College Students Win Jeannette K. Watson Fellowships

April 28, 2017 | Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York congratulates sophomores Marco Costanza (College of Staten Island), Maisha Kamal (Brooklyn College), Kaitlin McDermott (Queens College), Saif Zihiri (Hunter College) and first-year students Alexandra Shoneyin (John Jay College) and Victoria Smith (Lehman College) on winning the Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship. The Watson Fellowship is a […]

Ellianna and Elaine are CCNY’s 2017 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

April 28, 2017 | City College

Ellianna Schwab, the first of her siblings to attend college and a recent NSF Graduate Research Fellowship recipient, is The City College of New York’s Class of 2017 Valedictorian. Elaine Johnson, born and raised in Harlem of Jamaican immigrant parents, will be the Salutatorian at CCNY’s 171st Commencement Exercises on June 2.

BMCC Distinguished Teaching Award Winners Announced

April 27, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

(L-R): Geoffrey Klock, Brett Sims, Rosalie Gleicher, Matthew Marcus The Academic Senate and Office of Academic Affairs at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) have announced the winners of the 2017 BMCC Distinguished Teaching Award. Four faculty members — two tenured professors, one lecturer and one adjunct professor — were chosen by a faculty committee […]

City College honors architect Carl Stein at the 2017 Presidential Awards Gala

April 27, 2017 | City College

Renowned restoration architect Carl Stein FAIA’s work includes the protection and preservation of The City College of New York campus and its historic architecture. For this, he will receive the President’s Leadership Award at the Presidential Awards Gala on May 2 in The Great Hall. The gala celebrates City College’s 170th anniversary.

Tow Foundation Rewards Outstanding Achievements of Brooklyn College Faculty and Students

April 27, 2017 | Brooklyn College

By Robert Jones Jr. The Tow Foundation held its annual award presentation and luncheon in the Christoph M. Kimmich Reading Room of the Brooklyn College Library on Tuesday, April 25, to honor the outstanding research and scholarship of Brooklyn College faculty and students. Established in 1988 by Leonard Tow ’50, who attended this year’s luncheon, […]

Professor Co-Authors Science Article with Student

April 27, 2017 | Guttman Community College

Chulsung Kim, Professor of Science, has co-authored the article Application of Commercial Coffee for the Remediation of Hexavalent Chromium-Contaminated Water with Regis Esteves, Guttman Class of 2016, in the journal Water, Air, & Soil Pollution (April 2017, 228:161). Regis is now enrolled at SUNY Buffalo.

QUEENS COLLEGE ANNUAL GALA: Emmy-Nominated-Actress and Author Fran Drescher; Educator and Community Revitalization Activist Evelyn M. Strauch; and Philanthropist Muriel Sapir Greenblatt to be Honored

April 27, 2017 | Uncategorized

— Award-Winning 1010 WINS Radio Reporter and Queens College Alumna Juliet Papa Will Host; Annual Gala Raises Funds for Student Scholarships — WHEN:          Wednesday, May 3, 2017: 6:30 pm Cocktails | 7:30 pm Dinner WHERE:       Guastavino’s, 409 East 59th Street, Manhattan Media interviews and photo ops with the honorees, including Ms. Drescher, and President Félix […]

CCNY Student Stephana Eghan Wins NY Women in Communications Scholarship

April 27, 2017 | City College

Stephana Eghan, a junior in The City College of New York’s media and communication arts department, is the winner of a New York Women in Communications Scholarship for 2017. The advertising and public relations major is one of 19 recipients of the highly competitive award.

Students Gain Inspiration and Skills on Alternative Spring Break

April 27, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

BMCC students volunteer with Habitat for Humanity in Dade City, Florida, whole others attend a leadership conference in Chicago, all part of Alternative Spring Break   The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Office of Student Activities facilitated two student trips in April for Alternative Spring Break. One group of 27 BMCC students and three […]

Statement from Chancellor James B. Milliken

April 26, 2017 | The University

The current discussion about the invitation to Linda Sarsour to speak at the commencement ceremony of the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy draws into sharp focus principles central to a free society and its academic institutions.

BMCC Student Art Show “Year in Review” Opens Wednesday April 26

April 26, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) is presenting its annual Year in Review Student Art Show, opening Wednesday, April 26 with a reception and from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in Shirley Fiterman Art Center, 81 Barclay Street in lower Manhattan. The exhibit showcases the work of more than 200 BMCC students, in a wide […]

Noted Human Rights Activist Visits College

April 26, 2017 | Guttman Community College

Cristina Coc, Maya leader and noted human rights activist, spoke at Guttman on April 25 about issues impacting Indigenous people. Students participating in the Global Guttman Belize program and those currently enrolled in the Environmental Ethics course were among the attendees. Cristina Coc was in New York as a delegate with the United Nations Permanent […]

CUNY BA Senior Michael B. Clark is Fulbright Finalist

April 26, 2017 | CUNY Baccalaureate

Michael B. Clark of CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies and Hunter College has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to Kenya in Public Health from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Clark will conduct research that seeks to understand the role that sexual orientation and […]

CUNY BA’s Jawad Rashid, Najeebah Williams and Kelly Yu Win Summer 2017 Gilman Scholarships to Study Abroad

April 26, 2017 | CUNY Baccalaureate

CUNY BA students Ayesha Bhola (Brooklyn College), who studies Health Equity and Social Justice, Jawad Rashid (Citytech), who studies Vulnerable Populations, Najeebah Williams (Brooklyn College), who is pursuing her degree in Editing and Publishing, and Kelly Yu (Hunter College), who studies Behavioral Neuroscience and Philosophy of Mind and Science, are four of approximately 1,200 American […]

Two CCNY Grove School students are SCI Scholars

April 26, 2017 | City College

The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering students Isamar Garrido Rodriguez and Patrick Tuttle are 2017 Society of Chemical Industry Scholars. The SCI Program provides each chemical engineering major with industry experience through a 10-week summer internship and a work stipend.

CSI Alumnus Receives Jonas Salk Scholarship

April 25, 2017 | College of Staten Island

College of Staten Island (CSI) alumnus Keegan Fernandes ’15, ’16, ‘17 has won a Jonas Salk Scholarship. Through the Scholarship, in fall 2017, Fernandes will more »