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International students triumph in visual arts contests

December 2, 2016 | City College

One is a dreamlike film sequence about journeying from poverty in Mexico to a City College of New York classroom. The other is a stunning campus photo. Both earned CCNY undergraduates Mariana Osorio (art and music) and Suha Sultan (biomedical engineering) top prizes in two international competitions.

CCNY-based DSI launches unique site on early Blacks in the Americas

December 1, 2016 | City College

The first digital platform in academia presenting a comprehensive history of the Americas’ earliest African inhabitants is now live. “First Blacks in the Americas/Los Primeros Negros en las Américas,” a bilingual archival resource in English and Spanish, is the product of The City College of New York- based CUNY Dominican Studies Institute.

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.

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.

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.

CCNY participates in Giving Tuesday on November 29

November 18, 2016 | City College

The City College of New York is joining the global day of giving with #CCNYGives, a 24-hour campaign to raise funds in support of student scholarships. On Tuesday, November 29, every $5,000 raised will provide a student with a scholarship for one year.

CCNY lecturer receives $70K grant to develop standards curricula

November 15, 2016 | City College

Angelo Lampousis, lecturer in City College of New York’s Division of Science, is the recipient of a $70,000 grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to support standards education in undergraduate and graduate curricula.

CCNY student team shines again at international Chem-E-Car competition

November 14, 2016 | City College

The City College of New York’s student entry placed 11th in AIChE’s 2016 Chem-E- Car Competition in San Francisco. “Iodonator – C8,” the latest chemical powered vehicle designed by Grove School of Engineering undergraduates, qualified for the international event after winning the Mid-Atlantic regional competition.

Grove School Dean Gilda Barabino wins AIChE excellence award

November 11, 2016 | City College

Gilda A. Barabino, dean and Berg Professor in the Grove School of Engineering at The City College, is the winner of AIChE’s 2016 William W. Grimes Award for Excellence in Chemical Engineering.

CCNY Alumni dinner celebrates academic excellence

November 10, 2016 | City College

The Alumni Association of The City College of New York’s annual dinner at the Hilton hotel is always a big night for both CCNY alumni and current students. In addition to Townsend Harris medals to select alumni for outstanding postgraduate achievement, the event celebrates academic excellence.

CCNY Philosopher Jennifer Morton challenges upward mobility template

November 8, 2016 | City College

When it comes to upward mobility and its drivers, Jennifer M. Morton, assistant professor of philosophy at The City College of New York, has a different take. And it goes beyond the traditional concept of a college education opening the doors of opportunity.

Kevin Foster is new CCNY Colin Powell School Interim Dean

November 7, 2016 | City College

Kevin R. Foster is the Interim Dean of the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership. His appointment follows the naming of the School’s dean, Vincent Boudreau, as Interim President of The City College of New York. An Associate Professor, Foster has served as chair of the Colin Powell School’s department of Economics and […]

CCNY’s Iliana Ortega makes list of top 50 Ad students in US

November 4, 2016 | City College

Iliana Ortega, an Ad/PR major at The City College of New York, is one of 50 undergraduate seniors nationwide in the American Advertising Federation’s Most Promising Multicultural Students Class of 2017.

CCNY production, “Thy Father’s Chair,” premieres at DOC NYC film festival

November 4, 2016 | City College

Antonio Tibaldi is one of several notable filmmakers in The City College of New York’s Department of Media and Communication Arts. His impressive body of work includes five feature films. In the documentary genre, his latest production, “Thy Father’s Chair,” has critics raving.

CCNY four qualify for Stanford global fellowship program

November 3, 2016 | City College

Four City College of New York undergraduates have qualified as student leaders in a global program run by Stanford University to create new opportunities for their peers to engage with innovation, entrepreneurship, design thinking and creativity. They are among 169 new University Innovation Fellows selected internationally by Stanford’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design.

CCNY Interim President is Vincent Boudreau

November 2, 2016 | City College

Vincent Boudreau is the Interim President of The City College of New York. His appointment, announced by CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken, is effective immediately.

City College celebrates CUNY Month with November events

November 2, 2016 | City College

Autumn leaves fall as City College of New York students scurry to classes enticed by exceptional programs, research and faculty. As the foliage turns from green to orange and yellow, exciting events are popping up all around CCNY’s beautiful campus in celebration of CUNY Month this November.

Ashton Carter hails CCNY’s military contributions

November 1, 2016 | City College

The City College of New York is often touted for its academic excellence, outstanding research and remarkable diversity. Now U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter is saluting its military legacy.

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter announces next link to “Force of the Future” in CCNY address

October 31, 2016 | City College

United States Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter speaks at The City College of New York to announce the next link to the “Force of the Future.” This is an initiative to modernize and expand how the Defense Department recruits, develops and retains service members and civilian employees.

CCNY develops new educational partnership with DC 37

October 28, 2016 | City College

The City College of New York’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education, originally founded by educators and union leaders, is collaborating with District Council 37, New York City’s largest public employee union, to offer basic computer courses to members.