The Reserve Officers Training Corps program at the City College of New York continues to grow, providing access and leadership training to 150 students from 17 City University of New York campuses.
Four undergraduates in The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering have been awarded 2015 Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowships by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The awards total $30,000, which is the largest amount awarded to City College students in a single year by the program.
Dr. George John, professor of chemistry at The City College of New York, has received a 2015-2016 Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship. He will spend four months in India teaching and conducting research on a project titled “Introducing Materials Science to Managers through Biomimicry” at the LM Thapar School of Management, in Dera Bassi.
Dr. Marit Dewhurst, director of art education at The City College of New York, is a proponent of using art as a tool for social change. That is the subject of her talk in City College’s first “Presidential Conversations: Activism, Scholarship, and Engagement” seminar of the new academic year on Thursday, Sept. 3. The seminar, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture’s Sciame Auditorium, is free and open to the public.
For the second year in row, The City College of New York has been ranked #1 in research expenditures among master’s universities by the Washington Monthly’s 2015 College Guide.
The new school year is a special one for aspiring and current students of The City College of New York’s Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education.
The new academic year also heralds the debut of a number of new programs at The City College of New York, ranging from a new concentration in architecture to a master’s degree that will take health solutions from concept to practical solutions.
Acclaimed poet Thomas Sayers Ellis and short story writer Chinelo Okparanta have joined The City College of New York’s MFA program in creative writing as visiting faculty for the fall 2015 semester.
City College’s fall semester intake includes Ukrainian journalist, activist and art lover Asia Bazdyrieva. She is one of four Fulbright Foreign Student Program recipients accepted at City College for graduate studies and research.
Less than two weeks before the start of the fall semester, Francesca Lingo put an impressive freshman year at City College behind her with a NASA presentation on “Earth’s Past as a Window on Exoplanet Habitability.” The prospective physics major was a participant in the Summer 2015 NASA New York City Research Initiative (NYCRI) Internship program at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in Manhattan.
The City College of New York Grove School of Engineering’s Department of Biomedical Engineering has been chosen as the recipient of the 2015 Biomedical Engineering Society Diversity Award.
mmigration is such a vital part of the history of this country and this city, and the City College of New York has traditionally been a pathway for immigrants to educational, personal and professional achievement. With this history in mind, Dean Vincent Boudreau of City College’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership – named for a famous son of Jamaican immigrants – created the Dean’s Pro-Seminar on Immigration in American Life.
Sixteen mathematics education professors from the Dominican Republic recently completed a two-week program, co-sponsored by the City College of New York’s School of Education and the Study Abroad and International Programs, designed to improve the D.R.’s educational system.
The City College of New York has been selected as one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review for the fourth consecutive year. City College “is one of the toughest CUNY schools get into,” according to the Review’s 2016 edition of The Best 380 Colleges.
Kwangwoon “Jon” Lee, a student in the laboratory of Ronnie Ghose, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, was just awarded the American Heart Association predoctoral fellowship. He is the first CUNY student to receive this highly competitive fellowship.
The City College of New York rose significantly in Forbes magazine’s 2015 rankings of America’s Top Colleges, landing in the top 100 in the Northeast for the second consecutive year. CCNY also ranked in the top 200 overall for the first time.
Gilda Barabino, dean of the Grove School of Engineering, was one of four experts invited to Washington on July 28 to brief the U.S. Congressional Sickle Cell and Research & Development Caucuses on promising new technologies to treat sickle cell disease.
Community leaders have hailed the establishment of the first public medical school in Harlem by The City College of New York in partnership with St. Barnabas Hospital. The CUNY School of Medicine will accept its first intake in fall 2016, pending approval by the New York State Board of Regents.
The City College of New York’s Zahn Innovation Center and Standard Chartered Bank are set to ramp up their partnership after a successful first semester of collaboration.The two announced the Standard Chartered Technology Incubator for Women Entrepreneurs program last December. The program supports greater diversity in gender representation within technology entrepreneurship.
Mayor Shunsuke Kusuyama of Shimoda, Japan, led a 13-member delegation on a pilgrimage to the City College of New York on July 15 to pay homage to City College founder Townsend Harris, who opened the first U.S. diplomatic mission in Japan. The delegation included Counselor Hisao Nishimaki and Minister Kazuhiro Kuno of the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations.