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  • Brooklyn College Foundation Welcomes Two New Members

    October 19, 2005 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn, NY — Brooklyn College is pleased to announce two new members of the Brooklyn College Foundation Board of Trustees. Dr. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei and Barry Feirstein will serve under the leadership of new chairman Marge Magner in helping to further the Foundation’s commitment to the educational purposes of Brooklyn College. The Brooklyn College Foundation provides […]

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  • Anonymous Donor Funds CUNY’s First Women’s Studies Chair at Brooklyn College

    October 19, 2005 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn, NY — A donor who wishes to be anonymous has given $2 million to Brooklyn College in support of the Women’s Studies Program. Under the terms of the gift, $1.5 million will be allocated to create the first endowed professorship in women’s studies in the City University of New York. The remainder of the […]

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  • Brooklyn College Information Technology Services (ITS) Cited for Innovation

    October 19, 2005 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn, NY — EDUCAUSE, a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology, has cited Brooklyn College as an exemplar in innovation in a recently released case study. The report, “Optimizing Business Processes at Brooklyn College and The City University of New York” is a supplement […]

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  • Expanded Brooklyn College Library Café Reopens with Ribbon Cutting

    October 19, 2005 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn, NY — Last fall, construction began to expand the Library Café, one of the most popular hangouts at Brooklyn College. The welcome addition to the Morton and Angela Topfer Library Café, funded by Speaker Gifford Miller and the Brooklyn delegation of the New York City Council, was opened with a ribbon cutting and reception […]

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  • Andrew Sillen, Class of 1974, Named Vice-President for Institutional Advancement at Brooklyn College

    October 19, 2005 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn, NY — President Christoph M. Kimmich has appointed Andrew Sillen, a Brooklyn College graduate of the class of 1974 and the son of two alumni, as vice president for institutional advancement at Brooklyn College. Sillen will be responsible for overseeing the offices of development, alumni affairs, publications, and public relations. He will also serve […]

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  • CUNY Trustee Kathleen Pesile Holds Candid Conversation with Brooklyn College Students

    October 19, 2005 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn, NY — On Thursday, September 29, more than 120 students attended a talk by CUNY Trustee Kathleen Pesile in the Brooklyn College Student Center, where she answered student questions about life, career, the future of education, and ethics during an engaging ninety-minute discussion. Originally appointed by Governor George Pataki in 1998 as a member […]

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  • First Carol Zicklin Chair Arrives at the Honors Academy at Brooklyn College

    October 19, 2005 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn, NY — President Christoph M. Kimmich is pleased to introduce Lee Quinby as the inaugural incumbent of the Carol Zicklin Chair in the Brooklyn College Honors Academy. Lee Quinby is an intellectual historian who specializes in apocalyptic and millennial systems of belief in American culture. This fall Professor Quinby will be teaching an undergraduate […]

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  • Two Freshmen Get a Smart Start at Brooklyn College and JPMorgan Chase

    October 19, 2005 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn, NY — Two Brooklyn College freshmen aren’t waiting for graduation to start work on Wall Street. Farjana Rohman and Kenisha T. Clarke are both recipients of the Thomas G. Labrecque Smart Start Scholarship, and they’ve been working in the corporate environment since June. Founded in 1992 and originally limited to Brooklyn students, since 1996 […]

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  • ‘Out in Four Years’ Groundbreaking On-Course Advantage Program (TOCA) Wins National Award

    October 19, 2005 | Brooklyn College

    Brooklyn, NY — The On-Course Advantage (TOCA) program, a groundbreaking initiative at Brooklyn College that helps students expedite their undergraduate studies, has received the Outstanding Institutional Advising Program Award from the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). The TOCA advisory program–unique in the CUNY system–is designed to help students meet Brooklyn College graduation requirements by providing […]

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