Co-founders of VeriPAD, a startup launched at the Zahn Innovation Center by three City College of New York graduates, relocated to Nairobi, Kenya as part of the prestigious Merck KGaA Accelerator Program. The three-month program offers extensive funding, mentorship and technical support for budding entrepreneurs in healthcare in Africa.
Ten high-achieving students from the Bronx and Washington Heights are recipients of City College of New York President’s Community scholarships, which provide free tuition for undergraduate study.
STEM education at The City College of New York is set for a quantum leap with the receipt of a $5.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The five-year award to the only senior STEM campus in the CUNY system is for a project dubbed the CCNY Initiative to Promote Academic Success in STEM or “CiPASS.” Its main goals are to improve CCNY graduation and retention rates and increase the number of students receiving STEM degrees, particularly those from underrepresented groups
The third annual international and multicultural Americas Poetry Festival of New York (TAPFNY) welcomes 60 poets from 22 countries to share their works in 10 different languages. The City College of New York’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education (CWE) is a sponsor of the festival.
A new $10 Million gift to the City College of New York from the Moxie Foundation will strengthen the College’s capacity to prepare students for creative problem solving in the 21st century. The gift will establish the Moxie Institute, a platform designed to support outside of the box thinking, experiential learning, and academic innovation throughout every discipline at CCNY. The ultimate goal of the gift is to empower students in every major with the realization that they are capable of creating significant change in the world.
The English Language Institute at The City College of New York prepares international professionals and students for the challenges of American colleges. Students from up to 25 countries frequently journey to CCNY to study in the institute run by Continuing and Professional Studies.
For people with cervical spinal cord injuries, regaining hand function is the highest priority. Currently there are no effective treatments for people living with paralysis or profound weakness after SCI. A new $4.27 million grant to John Martin, medical professor at the CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York, from the New York State Department of Health is aimed at boosting research
The City College of New York’s renowned diversity is once again a big hit in national college rankings – by The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education this time. Their 2016 rankings place City College at #2 for environment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, […]
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.