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Attorney Stuart Katz gifts $1 million to CCNY

September 27, 2016 | City College

Thanks to a $1 million gift from attorney and distinguished alumnus Stuart Z. Katz, The City College of New York is establishing a new endowed professorship in the Division of Humanities and the Arts. The gift will be administered by The City College Fund.

Film graduate Yvonne Ng wins silver Academy Award medal

September 23, 2016 | City College

City College of New York M.F.A. in film graduate, Yvonne Ng, is the winner of this year’s Student Academy Awards® competition for her short film, “Cloud Kumo.”

Ng won the silver medal in the Alternative Category at the 2016 awards ceremony at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif. She is the fourth Student Academy Award winner for the M.F.A. program in 10 years.

City College Center for the Arts celebrates the Langston Hughes legacy

September 22, 2016 | City College

Nearly 50 years after his passing, Langston Hughes is still recognized as one of America’s greatest writers. He’s revered as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance and an innovator of jazz poetry. On October 7, City College Center for the Arts celebrates Hughes’ enduring legacy in the Harlem community and beyond with a dramatic reading and signing of “Letters from Langston: From the Harlem Renaissance to the Red Scare and Beyond,” the most recent book of Hughes’ correspondence. The event begins at 6:45 p.m. in CCNY’s Aaron Davis Hall. Click here for ticket information.

Educator Beverly Falk highlights pre-k study in new documentary

September 20, 2016 | City College

Professor Beverly Falk, director of the Graduate Programs in Early Childhood Education, showcases “Walking Alongside the Learner: Curriculum in Yvonne’s Pre-K Classroom,” a short documentary about what high quality early learning looks like in early childhood education.

CCNY students immerse in new arts internship program

September 16, 2016 | City College

Six City College of New York students intern at some of New York City’s finest arts and cultural institutions for 24 weeks throughout the academic year as part of CUNY Cultural Service Corps, a new paid internship program. The launch of this program promotes diversity within the city of New York’s cultural sector and will […]

U.S. News ranks City College among Best Regional Universities for 2017

September 13, 2016 | City College

The City College of New York is among the top 100 Best Regional Universities in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report 2017 rankings. City College also continues to be one of the nation’s most ethnically diverse institutions, ranked #2 among regional universities in the north.

Royal Society of Chemistry inducts CCNY’s Mahesh Lakshman

September 13, 2016 | City College

City College of New York Chemistry Professor Mahesh Lakshman is now a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the world’s leading community of scientists in that field. His induction is part of the society’s long legacy of advancing excellence in the chemical sciences.

Guatemalan film “500 Years” starts Latino History Month observance

September 12, 2016 | City College

A test screening of the documentary “500 Years,” about the 2013 genocide trial of a former Guatemalan president and its aftermath, marks the start of Latino Heritage Month at The City College of New York. The film premieres in CCNY’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education (CWE) auditorium on September 14 at 6 p.m.

CCNY rooftop garden yields first crop

September 9, 2016 | City College

From a RoofPod garden atop the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture building at The City College of New York comes a bumper harvest for the community to partake in.

CCNY film graduate Yvonne Ng wins Academy Award

September 7, 2016 | City College

The City College of New York’s M.F.A. in film graduate, Yvonne Ng, is the winner of this year’s Student Academy Awards ® competition for her short film, “Cloud Kumo.” As a winner, Ng’s short film is eligible to compete for the 2016 Oscars® in either the Documentary Short Subject, Animated Short Film or Live Action Short Film categories.

CCNY’s Candace Brakewood makes Mass Transit’s Top 40 Under 40 list

September 7, 2016 | City College

City College of New York transportation expert Candace Brakewood is listed in Mass Transit magazine’s 2016 Top 40 Under 40 national honors. The accolade recognizes individuals for their contributions and for showing a capacity for innovation, demonstrated leadership and a commitment to making an impact in transit. The only magazine exclusively dedicated to public transportation, […]

Experts discuss critical issues in CCNY’s Presidential Conversations

September 6, 2016 | City College

Some of the most pertinent issues in education, society and health are the subject of discussion in the third series of The City College of New York’s Presidential Conversations: Activism, Scholarship, and Engagement.

CCNY Engineering student receives Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

September 6, 2016 | City College

Lewis Tse, a City College of New York engineering major, was awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for fall 2016. Tse is spending the semester in Singapore’s Nanyang Technical University, which ranked as U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Global Universities 2016.”

CCNY wins $15.5 million NOAA grant to produce mostly minority STEM scientists

September 2, 2016 | City College

The City College of New York’s output of underrepresented minority scientists and engineers for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is set to increase with the receipt of a $15.5 million grant from NOAA’s Office of Education. The five-year award follows a national competition.

Broderick probe receives $300K shot in the arm

August 31, 2016 | City College

The BRODERICK PROBE® series of Nano biosensors, an invention of City College of New York Medical Professor Patricia A. Broderick, are closer to wide scale introduction thanks to a $300,000 award from the Indian Angel Network®.

CCNY races through historic Harlem

August 31, 2016 | City College

At The City College of New York, students, faculty and staff foster an environment rich in community engagement. As part of Harlem Week 2016, CCNY’s commitment to improving and participating in community events shined at the Percy Sutton 5K Harlem Run and Walk.

CCNY researchers take snap shots of wandering electrons in diamonds

August 31, 2016 | City College

A breakthrough experiment by a City College of New York team led by physicist Carlos Meriles could potentially lead to room-temperature quantum information processing in diamonds and optical data storage in three dimensions.

City College achieves Princeton Review ‘Best Colleges’ ranking for fifth year

August 30, 2016 | City College

The City College of New York continues to be one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to the 2017 Princeton Review rankings released today. Princeton also rates City College as one of the northeast’s best colleges, one of the country’s greenest colleges, and one of the “colleges that pay you back.”

Colin Powell School adjunct Rafal Szczurowski receives top UN Fellowship

August 25, 2016 | City College

Rafal Szczurowski, an adjunct instructor in the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at The City College of New York is one of 24 recipients globally of 2016 United Nations Alliance of Civilization fellowships. The program promotes intercultural understanding by engaging emerging civil society leaders from Europe, North America, the Middle East and North Africa.

CCNY senior Kaisa Ajaye receives $10K Women’s Forum fellowship

August 25, 2016 | City College

Kaisa Ajaye, a City College of New York senior majoring in English, is the recipient of a $10,000 fellowship from the Women’s Forum Education Fund. The award recognizes extraordinary and often heroic efforts in overcoming adversity in restructuring lives for success.