Archive for May, 2017

CCNY BIC trio wins LAGRANT Foundation national scholarships

May 23, 2017 | City College

Charisse Holder, Sean Feol-Baugh and Erica Lopez, all from The City College of New York’s Masters in Branding + Integrated Communications (BIC) program, are recipients of 2017 LAGRANT Foundation scholarships. The scholarships support students from ethnically diverse backgrounds pursuing careers in advertising, marketing and public relations. Twenty graduate students nationally have been honored by the Los Angeles-based LAGRANT Foundation (TLF).

Macaulay Honors College Alumna Wins a Thomas R. Pickering Fellowship

May 23, 2017 | Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay Honors College alumna Rausan Borujerdi, ‘16 (City College) is the recipient of a Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship. The political science major is one of 20 stellar graduates nationwide selected for the program, which prepares candidates to become members of the U.S. Foreign Service. Hundreds of applicants from over 270 colleges and […]

CUNY’S ASSOCIATE DEGREE-COMPLETION PROGRAM HUGE COST-SAVER OVER TRADITIONAL APPROACH, INDEPENDENT STUDY FINDS

May 23, 2017 | The University

CUNY’s nationally acclaimed program that helps students receive associate degrees faster provides taxpayers with a big bang for the buck, a new independent study indicates.

A Conversation on the NYC Film Industry with Julie Menin, Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment

May 23, 2017 | Queens College

Our Business Forum Breakfast Series continues on Friday, June 9, with a conversation on the NYC film industry with Julie Menon, commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, from 8 to 10 am, on the fourth floor of the Student Union.

Congresswoman Grace Meng Will be Speaker and President’s Medal Recipient at Queens College 93rd Commencement Ceremony, May 26

May 23, 2017 | Queens College

You are invited to cover Queens College’s 93rd commencement ceremony on Friday, May 26, at 9 am on the campus quadrangle, rain or shine.

Hostos Annual Scholarship Benefit Honors Students and Trailblazers in the Community

May 23, 2017 | Uncategorized

The Hostos Community College Foundation held its annual Scholarship Benefit this year on the Hostos campus. This annual event raises money for the Hostos Scholarship Fund and celebrates the diverse achievements of its students. Telemundo 47’s news reporter Cristina Navarrete served as the Benefit’s Mistress of Ceremonies.

Hostos STEM Stars Take First Place At New York State Conference

May 23, 2017 | Uncategorized

Two Hostos students from the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) Willy Baez and Madieng Diao won the 1st -place prize in the “Technology and Mathematics ” category at the 25th Annual CSTEP Statewide Student Conference.

#BCGrad2017: Brooklyn College Is Where Ervin Seytgazi ’17 Discovered His Potential

May 23, 2017 | Brooklyn College

By ROBERT JONES JR. As they prepare for the next stages of their lives, members of the Brooklyn College Class of 2017 share some details of their journeys from students to graduates. Find more student commencement profiles and videos on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Use the #BCGrad2017 hashtag to join the conversation! Ervin Seytgazi […]

Meet Guttman’s Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2017

May 22, 2017 | Guttman Community College

Guttman Community College is proud to announce its Valedictorian, Daniel Plastrik, and Salutatorian,  Miralem Dervisevic, for the 2017 graduating class. Both students embody perseverance, dedication, and a strong desire to succeed and both will continue their studies at four-year colleges in the fall. Daniel Plastrik is a New Yorker who chose to attend Guttman Community […]

Professor Discusses Best Practices for Writing Assignments to Engage Students

May 19, 2017 | Guttman Community College

Ria Banerjee, Assistant Professor of English, discusses how a good assignment for a typical writing course should meet students at different levels of academic skills and engagement in The Hechinger Report (May16, 2017).

BMCC Foundation Gala Raises More Than $1.12 Million for Student Scholarships

May 19, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) and the BMCC Foundation hosted the 2017 Gala, “Invest in a Future,” on May 18 at Cipriani, 25 Broadway, raising more than $1.12 million to benefit the BMCC Scholarship Fund. The evening’s Honorees were Carol Britton, Chief Operating Officer for Corporate Services at BNY Mellon, and Jeffrey Gural, Chairman of Newmark Knight Frank. Special Guest […]

#BCGrad2017: Accepted to 11 Medical Schools, Chelsea Batista ’17 Reaches the Next Step in a Lifelong Dream of Becoming a Physician

May 19, 2017 | Brooklyn College

By ROBERT JONES JR. As they prepare for the next stages of their lives, members of the Brooklyn College Class of 2017 share some details of their journeys from students to graduates. Read first-person accounts of what they learned both in and out of the classroom, and where they go from here. Find more student […]

#BCGrad2017: Deanna Ng ’17 M.S. Lands a Job With Morgan Stanley Thanks to the Magner Career Center

May 19, 2017 | Brooklyn College

By ROBERT JONES JR. As they prepare for the next stages of their lives, members of the Brooklyn College Class of 2017 share some details of their journeys from students to graduates. Find more student commencement profiles and videos on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Use the #BCGrad2017 hashtag to join the conversation! Deanna Ng […]

Experts explain origins of topographic relief on Earth, Mars and Titan

May 19, 2017 | City College

The surfaces of Earth, Mars, and Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, have all been scoured by rivers. Yet despite this similarity and the amazingly Earth-like landscapes of Titan complete with valleys, lakes, and mountains, researchers led by City College of New York geologist Benjamin Black report new evidence that the origins of the topography there and on Mars are different from on Earth.

Students Share Stories of Triumph With CUNY TV

May 19, 2017 | The University

Nineteen CUNY valedictorians and student graduation speakers met in a CUNY TV studio to talk with Tinabeth Pina, the host of the award-winning show “Study with the Best,” about the impact that their CUNY educations had on their lives. Their stories of personal and academic challenge and triumph will be compressed into a video to be shown at the June Board of Trustees meeting.

City College announces 2017 commencement speaker

May 18, 2017 | City College

Vivek Tiwary, the Tony Award-winning Broadway producer and New York Times best-selling author, is the guest speaker at The City College of New York’s 171st Commencement Exercises on Friday, June 2. The ceremony starts at 9 a.m. on CCNY’s South Campus Great Lawn, 135th St. and Convent Ave., Manhattan.

CUNY Law Celebrates the Class of 2017

May 18, 2017 | Uncategorized

At CUNY Law’s 32nd commencement held on May 12, commencement speaker Sherrilyn Ifill who leads the NAACP Legal Defense Fund urged graduates to stand up and protect public life and institutions.

CCNY’s BIC team wins Gold Pencil again at One Show

May 18, 2017 | City College

For the second year in a row, a team from City College of New York’s Master’s Program in Branding + Integrated Communications (BIC) is a GOLD Pencil Winner at The ONE Show’s 2017 Young Ones Competition, one of the most prestigious student advertising, interactive and design competitions in the industry. Enmanuel Vargas, Yulia Lesnichaya, Surabhi Govindarajan and Tung-Han Lin won for their partnership proposal “VIDEALL.”

Guttman among the Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges for 2017

May 18, 2017 | Guttman Community College

Guttman Community College is among 11 institutions selected by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education as the 2017 Most Promising Places to Work in Community Colleges. The findings are published in the May 18, 2017, edition of the magazine. Through partnership with the Center for Higher Education Enterprise (CHEE) at Ohio State University and the National […]

#BCGrad2017: Cheyanne Clarke ’17 Turned Adversity Into Achievement

May 17, 2017 | Brooklyn College

By ROBERT JONES JR. As they prepare for the next stages of their lives, members of the Brooklyn College Class of 2017 share some details of their journeys from students to graduates. Read first-person accounts of what they learned both in and out of the classroom, and where they go from here. Find more student […]