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CCNY’s Grove and Colin Powell Schools co-sponsor Women in Leadership symposium

June 29, 2016 | City College

Associate Professor of Psychology Adeyinka Akinsulure-Smith will connect her past with her present when she hosts a symposium, “Women in Leadership: Empowering Girls through Education and Training: Discussions from a Global Perspective” on July 9, 4:30 p.m., in the Great Hall of Shepard Hall.

Port Authority names Robert Paaswell to NYC bus terminal design jury

June 17, 2016 | City College

Dr. Robert E. Paaswell, Distinguished Professor in The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, is one of eight experts selected to pick a winning design for a new Port Authority Bus Terminal.

Chleck family creates scholarship for science students

June 17, 2016 | City College

The Division of Science at the City College of New York is pleased to announce a generous six-figure gift from the Chleck Family Foundation for the creation of the Chleck Family Scholarship & Graduate Research Fellowship in Science.

CCNY president honors distinguished five at gala

June 15, 2016 | City College

Five distinguished supporters of The City College of New York are recipients of 2016 CCNY Presidential Awards. The honors were presented by Dr. Lisa S. Coico, president of City College, at her annual Presidential Awards Dinner at the Mandarin Oriental in Manhattan.

CCNY Salutatorian Orubba Almansouri receives White House invite

June 10, 2016 | City College

Orubba Almansouri’s stirring salutatory speech at The City College of New York’s 170th Commencement Exercises wowed fellow graduates and guests including First Lady Michelle Obama. Now it’s earned her invitation to the White House for next week’s United State of Women Summit.

Five undergrads selected for CCNY-MSKCC Summer Learning Lab

June 10, 2016 | City College

Five City College of New York undergraduates — Maria Chaname, Christian Kadima, Angel Morquecho, Valeria Serrano and Emily Zheng — will participate in a five-week program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in June and July. The students will study medical interpreting and be mentored as they work on individual, specialized projects involving translational cancer health disparities throughout New York City.

“El ruiseñor y la noche” premieres at CCNY’s TAFFNY

June 7, 2016 | City College

The box office hit “El ruiseñor y la noche: Chavela Vargas canta a Lorca,” directed by Rubén Rojo, makes its New York premiere at The Americas Film Festival of New York (TAFFNY) on June 9. Screen time is 6:30 p.m. at Instituto Cervantes New York.

Pomp, circumstance and a send-off from Michelle Obama for CCNY’s Class of 2016!

June 7, 2016 | City College

Rousing, colorful, stirring and inspiring sum up The City College of New York’s memorable 170th Commencement Exercises. More than 8,000 people, including First Lady Michelle Obama and a large media turnout converged on the South Campus Great Lawn to salute the Class of 2016.

CCNY-inspired SEEK program celebrates 50 years of success

June 2, 2016 | City College

Fifty years later, City College of New York’s pioneering Percy Ellis Sutton SEEK Program continues to be a pathway to success for many students that would otherwise have found a college education daunting.

CCNY economist joins White House “nudge team”

June 2, 2016 | City College

Associate Professor of Economics and Business Matthew Nagler joins a select group of academics from institutions around the country as a member of the White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team.

CCNY unveils stellar Class of 2016

May 31, 2016 | City College

The Class of 2016 at The City College of New York’s 170th Commencement Exercises comprises 3,848 students whose success stories are a continuation of a CCNY legacy. This year, that tradition brings First Lady Michelle Obama to historic Harlem to salute the institution and its latest graduates.

He’s Working on That Migraine for You

May 25, 2016 | City College, Macaulay Honors College, Salute to Scholars

MIGRAINE headaches throb painfully, sometimes triggering nausea, vomiting and extreme sensitivity to sound and light. They can be incapacitating.

Relearning Her Mother Tongue

May 25, 2016 | City College, Macaulay Honors College, Salute to Scholars

ALINA SHEN GREW UP speaking Mandarin at home, but her fluency slipped as she went through New York City’s public schools. “They didn’t have the resources to support instruction in Chinese,” she says.

Engineering First-World Health Care for the Third World

May 24, 2016 | City College, Salute to Scholars

GROWING UP in Ghana, Solomon Mensah dreamed of becoming a physician, even while earning an associate degree in mechanical engineering.

Mayor’s Office launches IN2NYC program at CCNY

May 23, 2016 | City College

IN2NYC, a program piloted by the Zahn Innovation Center at The City College of New York to bring foreign entrepreneurs to New York City, is officially underway.

Weill Cornell Medical College honors CCNY President Coico

May 23, 2016 | City College

Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences presents its top alumnae award to Dr. Lisa S. Coico, president of The City College of New York on Tuesday, May 24. She is also a speaker at the institution’s commencement exercises at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday, 12 – 2:20 p.m.

Langston Hughes festival attracts 250 Harlem children to CCNY

May 23, 2016 | City College

A 35-year tradition continues at The City College of New York Thursday, May 26, when 250 mostly local Harlem students, grades K through six, participate in the 2016 Langston Hughes Choral Speaking Festival. The event runs 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Aaron Davis Hall, Theater ‘A.’

Student startups earn $150K in CCNY’s Zahn competition

May 18, 2016 | City College

Hybridia, VeriPAD, StreetLabs, and Applied Motions are the grand prize winners in the Zahn Innovation Center’s Entrepreneurship Competition at The City College of New York. They pitched to investors, entrepreneurs, bankers, and other experts for a piece of $150K in prizes.

Grad students present research at annual symposium

May 17, 2016 | City College

Fifteen City College of New York graduate students walked away with cash prizes for their work at the Ninth Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium.

City College dominates 2016 Salk awards

May 12, 2016 | City College

The City College of New York is the recipient of four of the eight Jonas E. Salk Scholarship awarded by The City University of New York this year. The scholarships recognize exceptional students who plan careers in medicine and the biological sciences.