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Chantal Akerman feature tapped for New York Film Festival

September 17, 2015 | City College

“No Home Movie,” a motion picture directed by City College of New York Distinguished Lecturer and renowned filmmaker Chantal Akerman, has been selected for the 53rd New York Film Festival. It makes its U.S. premiere at the Film Society of Lincoln Center Oct. 7-8. The Film Society is located in Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, in mid-Manhattan.

Nine high-achieving students receive CCNY community scholarships

September 16, 2015 | City College

Mehedi Mondal’s early years were challenging. Born in Brooklyn four weeks after his Bangladeshi immigrant parents arrived in New York, his father drove a cab while his mother worked as a cashier.

CCNY co-hosts Harlem Emergency Preparedness Day, September 22

September 14, 2015 | City College

For the third straight year, The City College of New York is partnering with Harlem Hospital Center in maintaining the community’s preparedness for any large-scale disaster. On Tuesday, September 22, the two institutions will co-host Harlem Emergency Preparedness Day in the Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building Plaza, located at 163 West 125th Street in Manhattan.

City College remembers 9/11

September 11, 2015 | City College

Today, City College of New York faculty staff and students joined millions of Americans and people around the world in somber remembrance of the 9/11 attacks.

CCNY celebrates Latino Heritage Month

September 9, 2015 | City College

Culture events and discussions on issues facing Latino communities highlight City College of New York’s Latino Heritage Month activities, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, this year.

City College ranks among Best Regional Universities for 2016

September 9, 2015 | City College

The City College of New York has maintained its standing as one of the nation’s most ethnically diverse institutions. City College is second among regional universities in the north for ethnic and economic diversity, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2016 rankings.

ROTC at CCNY develops tomorrow’s leaders

September 4, 2015 | City College

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 CCNY undergraduates awarded Eisenhower fellowships

September 3, 2015 | City College

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.

CCNY’S George John awarded Fulbright-Nehru Excellence Fellowship

August 31, 2015 | City College

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.

Art as a tool for social change is topic of first 2015-16 Presidential Conversation

August 25, 2015 | City College

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.

CCNY first in research expenditures for second straight year, says Washington Monthly

August 24, 2015 | City College

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.

CCNY students look forward to their medical careers

August 21, 2015 | City College

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.

New programs added to CCNY curriculum for 2015-16

August 21, 2015 | City College

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.

Writers Thomas Sayers Ellis and Chinelo Okparanta join CCNY faculty

August 21, 2015 | City College

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.

Foreign Fulbright students pursue CCNY degrees

August 19, 2015 | City College

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.

Francesca Lingo’s summer NASA experience

August 18, 2015 | City College

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.

CCNY Grove School’s Biomedical Engineering Department to be honored for commitment to diversity

August 13, 2015 | City College

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.

Colin Powell School at CCNY to offer pro-seminar on immigration in American life

August 12, 2015 | City College

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.

Dominican math education professors strengthen their skills with help from CCNY

August 5, 2015 | City College

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.

Princeton Review names CCNY one of the Best Colleges for fourth straight year

August 3, 2015 | City College

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.