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CCNY receives Silicon Mechanics’ fourth annual Research Cluster Grant

May 28, 2015 | City College

The City College of New York has been awarded Silicon Mechanics’ Research Cluster Grant award for 2015. The grant will provide the college with a High-Performance Computing cluster with the latest Intel and NVDIA high performance processing, and GPU technologies.

City College’s South Campus Great Lawn debuts for 2015 Commencement

May 28, 2015 | City College

The City College of New York’s 169th Commencement will be held May 29, 2015, at 9 a.m. on the brand-new South Campus Great Lawn. Approximately 3,500 graduates will be honored.

Two CCNY engineering sophomores receive Hollings Scholarships

May 27, 2015 | City College

Two City College of New York engineering students, Ahmed Abdelqader and Jakob Rehmann, have been awarded Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarships by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

CCNY’s Daus and John Jay’s Russo advocate “one standard for all” drivers

May 27, 2015 | City College

The rise of for-hire vehicle providers such as Uber and Lyft provides consumers with alternatives to more traditional ground transportation options. Yet, the growth of these new transportation companies has raised concerns about the safety and security of the riding public.

CCNY’s Class of 2015 gears for commencement

May 22, 2015 | City College

The alma mater of 10 Nobel Laureates and numerous other distinguished alumni, The City College of New York bids farewell to the Class of 2015 at its 169th Commencement Exercises Friday, May 29, at 9 a.m. on CCNY’s new South Campus Great Lawn.

The Americas Film Festival of New York returns for second year

May 21, 2015 | City College

Emilio Martinez-Lazaro’s “Spanish Affair” (“Ocho Apellidos Vascos”) will open the second annual The Americas Film Festival of New York, which runs from June 22 to June 26.

Spitzer School of Architecture among top 10 for Hispanics

May 19, 2015 | City College

The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture has made the top ten in the number of bachelor’s degrees granted to Hispanics, according to the most recent rankings issued by Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine.

City College ten headed to Stanford for summer research

May 15, 2015 | City College

City College of New York senior Ivana Lazaroska has a particular interest in the comparative study of religious ideology in southeastern Europe and Turkey from the late 19th century to the present. Thanks to the CCNY-Stanford Summer Research Program, the history/political science double major is about to take her research to another level.

City College Center for the Arts honors stars at inaugural awards gala

May 14, 2015 | City College

Two-time Grammy Award winner Arturo O’Farrill was among the honorees at the City College Center for the Arts Inaugural Awards Benefit at the Aaron Davis Hall on the CCNY campus on Monday.

Nobel Laureate John O’Keefe ’63 returns to CCNY May 28

May 14, 2015 | City College

In his first return to his alma mater since receiving a Nobel Prize last fall, John O’Keefe presents the inaugural Professor Sharon Cosloy-Edward Blank Family Distinguished Scientist Lecture, Thursday, May 28 at The City College of New York. His talk, 4 p.m. in NAC room 0/201, will be entitled “The Hippocampus as a Cognitive Map: How we got here and where we are going.”

CCNY establishes scholarship fund in honor of Herman Badillo ‘51

May 13, 2015 | City College

The City College of New York recently established the Herman Badillo Scholarship Fund, which will provide deserving students who demonstrate high academic excellence and outstanding character with funding to complete their education.

Six CCNY undergraduates awarded Mellon Fellowships

May 12, 2015 | City College

City College of New York anthropology major Chayanne Marcano will spend her summer researching the relationship public spaces have with local communities. The Bronx resident is one of six City College students awarded two-year Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowships (MMUF) by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

CCNY SEEK student wins two fellowships

May 7, 2015 | City College

CCNY Search for Education, Elevation and Knowledge student Elaine Johnson was recently named a Jeanette K. Watson Fellow for the 2015-16 year. A sophomore majoring in psychology, with a 3.9 GPA, Johnson is the only student from City College to be selected for this prestigious award. In addition to the Watson Fellowship, Johnson was also accepted to the Colin Powell Program in Leadership and Public Service, a two-year program designed to train fellows for a life of public service.

CCNY biodiversity software is world finalist

May 7, 2015 | City College

“WALLACE,” a biodiversity web application created by a team led by City College of New York biologists Robert P. Anderson and Jamie M. Kass, is one of six finalists selected worldwide by the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) in the inaugural Ebbe Nielsen Challenge.

Four CCNY undergraduates awarded Gilman Scholarships

May 7, 2015 | City College

Four high achieving undergraduates at The City College of New York have been awarded 2015 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships for study abroad this summer.

CCNY student startups win $144K in Zahn Entrepreneurship Pitch

April 30, 2015 | City College

Student startups with concepts ranging from a chip that can determine drug treatment options for cancer patients to reusable bamboo cloth baby diapers were the big winners in The City College of New York’s Zahn Innovation Center Entrepreneurship Final Pitch Wednesday night.

Trumpet great Ralph Alessi to play CUNY Jazz Festival at CCNY, May 7-8

April 29, 2015 | City College

The 15th Annual CUNY Jazz Festival, a gathering of bands and ensembles from across the CUNY system, takes place May 7-8 at The City College of New York.

Five student teams win $7,000 in CCNY brick design competition

April 29, 2015 | City College

The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at The City College of New York awarded $7,000 in prize money to five student teams that participated in the 2015 CCNY Masonry Design Competition, which is intended to help students learn how to design with brick. Acting Dean Gordon Gebert and Professor Christian Volkmann, the coordinator of the third-year undergraduate studio, presented the awards at a ceremony in the School’s Sciame Auditorium.

Syed Haider ’14 wins Salk Scholarship for medical school

April 28, 2015 | City College

Syed Haider from The City College of New York’s Class of 2014 has been awarded a 2015 Jonas E. Salk Scholarship for medical school by the City University of New York.

The City College of New York and Santander Bank formalize collaboration agreement

April 28, 2015 | City College

The City College of New York and Santander Bank have formalized an agreement to increase access to continuing education programs, enhance international outreach initiatives and support cultural offerings.