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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For the second year running, The City College of New York is the recipient of four of the eight Jonas E. Salk Scholarships awarded by The City University of New York this year. The scholarships recognize exceptional students who plan careers in medicine and the biological sciences.
A green project by an interdisciplinary team of City College of New York students is the winner of The United States Environmental Protection Agency’s fifth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge.
The Graduate Program in Educational Theatre at The City College of New York presents the seventh annual Harlem Children’s Festival, Saturday, May 6 at Aaron Davis Hall. Activities include dramatic performances and a raffle. The festival is free and open to the public.
Research led by electrical engineering professor Ahmed Mohamed at The City College of New York could lead to a more energy efficient rail transit system as his group explores how to capture regenerative braking energy.
In a talk rescheduled from February, Marco Castaldi, associate professor of chemical engineering at The City College of New York, presents Sustainable Waste Management: Impacts of Our Trash on Society. Castaldi’s presentation is part of the “Conversations in Engaged Scholarship” series.
Biology major Emmanuel Dwomoh’s Distinguished Award for first place in the material/computer science category highlighted The City College of New York’s continued dominance at the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program conference in upstate Bolton Landing.
CCNY Junior Claire Lynch is Selected for Prestigious Public Service Scholarship
Major Latin American Literature and Arts Journal Now a Publication of CCNY
The City College of New York’s School of Education and the CUNY School of Medicine at CCNY are recipients of a $50,000 grant from the West Harlem Development Corporation for The Growing Our Own Doctor’s Project. In its second year, the project aims to support and improve the educational and health outcomes of Harlem’s children.
Teenage freshman Ana Naumovska, a Jewish Studies major with no previous film experience, carries The City College of New York banner in this year’s Tribeca Film Festival with her short “So Help Me God.”
Natalia Rodriguez’ poetry is taking her places. The City College of New York graduating senior showcases her verse at a literary exhibition at the New Women Space in Brooklyn April 14, straight from her top two finish in the invitation-only Kathryn Irene Glascock Intercollegiate Poetry Contest at Mount Holyoke College.
Developing search algorithms for robotic swarms is the challenge for members of The City College of New York’s Robotics Club in the second annual NASA Swarmathon, April 18-20. The 14 students will compete remotely in the virtual competition against 19 other teams from minority serving universities and community colleges. The actual competition will be at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Titusville, Florida.
City College of New York alumna Monica Skarulis ’81 presents “Biology, Bounty and the Built Environment: How to Reset the Obesity Epidemic,” as part of the Conversations in Engaged Scholarship series. The presentation takes place on Thursday, April 6, 4 – 5:30 p.m. in the City College Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture’s Sciame Auditorium.
Ellianna Schwab, a graduating senior in the Macaulay Honors College at The City College of New York, is the recipient of a 2017 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The NSF has also awarded the coveted fellowship to Joseph Derosa, a 2015 CCNY alumnus from the Macaulay Honors College.
“The Woodstock of the Spoken Word,” City College of New York’s annual poetry festival, celebrates its 45th year May 12 with more than 150 participants from up to 50 schools and award-winning author and poet Jacqueline Woodson the guest of honor. The all-day, all-verse event, 9:15 a.m. to 5 p.m., is New York’s longest-running poetry celebration and will be held in the Marian An