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CCNY Spitzer School’s newly sponsored architectural studio

February 1, 2017 | City College

The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at The City College of New York partners with CetraRuddy, an award-winning architecture, planning and design firm for the development of a newly sponsored architectural studio for students in the Master of Architecture Program.

Princeton Review names CCNY one of the “Colleges That Pay You Back” for third year running

January 31, 2017 | City College

Yet again, The City College of New York has been named one of the nation’s outstanding colleges for the high-value return it offers students on their investment in higher education, according to the 2017 edition of The Princeton Review’s Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck.

Spring courses heat up at CCNY

January 27, 2017 | City College

As winter session comes to an end, City College of New York’s finest are gearing up for the spring. From policy issues to technical courses on coding, City College students have an abundance of new and unique courses to choose from.

Black History Month Events at CCNY

January 25, 2017 | City College

This year’s City College of New York Black History Month celebration includes a film festival with a question and answer portion, live entertainment, music and speakers, workshops as well as an ancestral history event. The events are presented by the Black History Month Committee.

BIC launches international Spanish speaking certificate course

January 23, 2017 | City College

The City College of New York’s BIC Program, in association with the Office of Continuing and Professional Studies, welcomed students from the University of Palermo in Buenos Aires to partake in the inaugural BIC Mini Intensive, a 56-hour international certificate course. Seven Spanish-speaking students spent one and a half weeks in New York City soaking up branding, advertising and design.

Colin Powell School receives Ban Ki-moon papers

January 18, 2017 | City College

As the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon oversaw major reforms on peacekeeping, pushed for action on global warming and tackled the Darfur conflict. Soon scholars, students and policy-makers studying his legacy will have access to his official papers on these and other actions, thanks to The City College of New York’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership.

NEH funds CCNY-based CUNY DSI’s study of Dominican music in the US

January 13, 2017 | City College

The CUNY Dominican Studies Institute at The City College of New York is embarking on another ground breaking digital project. A $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will fund the first online study regarding the history of Dominican music in the United States.

CCNY Celebrates MLK, Jr. with Harlem-based middle school

January 9, 2017 | City College

In celebration of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., City College of New York students and staff honor the slain Civil Rights leader with CCNY’s annual MLK Day of Service. This year’s theme is “Why Do You Serve?” and partners CityServ with New York Cares and PS 194 for a day of community work.

CCNY Solar Roofpod’s sweet grant

January 6, 2017 | City College

After a bountiful fall harvest from a garden extension to The City College of New York’s award-winning Solar Roofpod come the bees. The nationally recognized rooftop project designed by students in CCNY’s Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture under the guidance of Professor Christian Volkmann, is the recipient of a Sponsor-A-Hive grant of honey bees from The Honeybee Conservancy. It is part of the conservancy’s mission to save bees.

CCNY faculty authors tackle imaging techniques, stress and Brooklyn

January 4, 2017 | City College

A reference book on new deep tissue imaging techniques; a text on work, stress and health; and a guide to Brooklyn by a pioneering sociologist who has walked every block of the borough. These are some of the latest publications by City College of New York faculty members.

Nine CCNY faculty members named CUNY Mellon diversity fellows

December 28, 2016 | City College

Nine City College of New York professors are recipients of Mellon Faculty fellowships designed to increase diversity and the retention rate of CUNY faculty. They will participate in the new CUNY Mellon Faculty Diversity Career Enhancement Initiative funded by a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

City College undergrads lead development of chemical method

December 27, 2016 | City College

Credit goes to a team of chemistry and biochemistry students at The City College of New York for enabling the identification of a new chemical “deprotection” technique.

CCNY architecture student Marina Santos wins AIA honor

December 22, 2016 | City College

Marina Santos of The City College of New York’s Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture is the winner of a 2016 American Institute of Architects New York State (AIANYS) Student Award. The honor is for her project “Reach,” a design proposal for an art gallery at Brooklyn College.

CCNY’s Mikhal Dekel receives NEH faculty award

December 21, 2016 | City College

City College of New York English professor Mikhal Dekel, is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities faculty award for her book in progress “Tehran Children: On the Trail of WWII Refugees in Uzbekistan and Iran.”

CCNY AD/PR seniors shine in client pitch competition

December 19, 2016 | City College

Seniors from The City College of New York’s Advertising/PR Program excelled in The Ad/PR Workshop Client Pitch, where three teams pitched their integrated marketing campaigns on behalf of The City College Fund, a non-profit fundraising organization established in 1946 to support CCNY. Team Ethix won for their “City Moments Campaign.”

13 India-bound on inaugural CCNY study abroad program

December 15, 2016 | City College

Thirteen students, a mix of undergraduates, graduate and Phd candidates from three institutions, make up the first cohort of participants in the new City College of New York-India Study Abroad program starting on January 1 in New Delhi. Ten of the group are from City College, two from The Graduate Center, CUNY; and one from Lehman College.

CCNY’s Emily Raboteau receives elite writing fellowship

December 13, 2016 | City College

Emily Raboteau, the American Book Award-winning author and Professor of English in The City College of New York’s MFA Program in Creative Writing, is the recipient of a writing residency fellowship from the Lannan Foundation.

Four Gilman scholars journey overseas for winter session

December 13, 2016 | City College

Four City College of New York students are traveling to Asia and Europe this winter 2017 semester on Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships. The quartet are recipients of the competitive national scholarships that provide support for overseas travel and research.

CCNY Educational theatre program presents Beauty and the Beast, Jr.

December 9, 2016 | City College

The City College of New York’s Graduate Program in Educational Theatre is collaborating with PS 161 for a presentation of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr. This is the sixth co-production with the Harlem-based school.

Six CCNY students win national recognition for biomedical research

December 9, 2016 | City College

Six City College of New York participants were winners at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students in Tampa, Fla. Each received awards in the poster presentation category.