German journalist and author Hannes Stein, writer Jeffrey Yoskowitz and musicians Sruli & Lisa are among the speakers and performers in the third annual Michael & Irene Ross Lecture & Special Events Series at The City College of New York. The events are held 12:30 p.m. Thursday in Room 5/202, North Academic Center. The series starts October 3 and runs through November 21; no event is scheduled for November 7.
The City College of New York Sophie Davis Physician Assistant (PA) program at Harlem Hospital Center and David Lau, its didactic coordinator and a 1990 alumnus, are celebrating a double coup this fall.
The solution to noisy, diesel-burning garbage trucks hauling away waste in New York City may lie under the pavement and over the heads of city residents, two new studies suggest. The University Transportation Research Center (UTRC) at The City College of New York produced the reports.
The City College of New York hosts its first Family Day on Saturday, October 5, filled with fun activities across the campus for all ages. Family Day starts at 9 a.m. with registration and a light breakfast. Activities end at 7 p.m.
Dean Pittman, acting assistant secretary for international organization affairs in the U.S. Department of State, speaks at The City College of New York, 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 25, in Room 250, Shepard Hall. His topic will be “Fostering a More Peaceful World: The Case for Multilateralism.”
Dr. Ashiwel Undieh has been appointed associate provost for research at The City College of New York, the college announced today. In this role, he will have overall responsibility for promoting and expanding research and scholarship throughout the college.
The City College of New York is celebrating Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month with a host of events that includes lectures, photo exhibits, fairs, dance workshops and musical performances at both its main campus and Center for Worker Education in Lower Manhattan. Hispanics are the largest ethnic group on campus, comprising 32 percent of CCNY’s student population.
The City College of New York climbed 18 places in the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2014 rankings, placing 43rd in the Regional Universities (North) category. In addition, CCNY ranked eighth among public institutions in that region.
Aiming to increase the number of scientists from underrepresented minority groups conducting addiction research, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has awarded $1.5 million to support a new training program at The City College of New York.
More than 90 local and regional artists and galleries are participating in “Joining Forces: Living Art on the Hill,” a groundbreaking outdoor exhibit at The City College of New York that opens Thursday, September 12, and runs through Thursday, December 12. The show can be seen at CCNY’s Amsterdam Plaza, located along Amsterdam Avenue between 136th and 137th streets in Manhattan.
New deans of engineering and science bring academic excellence, management expertise and research accomplishments
Dr. Deidra Hill, Jeffrey F. Machi and Michele Baptiste ‘bring wealth of solid experience in their respective fields’
The City College of New York Continuing and Professional Studies (CCNY CPS) today releases its fall 2013 course catalog. It is highlighted by many innovative courses designed to help prospective students discover and move into new careers.
As City College of New York students nearly a century ago, legendary lyricists Yip Harburg and Ira Gershwin likely strolled through Shepard Hall on their way to class. Today, the landmark gothic-style building is home to a unique resource that helps students and established artists alike make music.
In 36 short months, Oluwadamisi “Kay” Atanda, age 20, went from student president in his final year at Redeemer’s International Secondary School in Lagos, Nigeria, to the White House – literally.
New York City’s first-ever report on teacher preparation programs shows that The City College of New York School of Education is a leader in producing teachers who work in schools with the highest need. With 42 percent of graduates hired into schools with high concentrations of poverty, English language learners, children with disabilities, “our students are being hired where we want them to be,” said Dean of Education Mary Erina Driscoll.
Dr. Z. Johnny Luo, an associate professor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and NOAA CREST Institute at The City College of New York, is one of 12 lead scientists on a NASA airborne mission to study how convective clouds help process and transport air pollutants, including those from wildfires. The mission, involving two aircraft that are crisscrossing the southwestern United States, began August 10. A NASA media day event for the mission will be held Wednesday, August 21 in Houston.
Eleven high school students from New York City and Long Island will be returning to school this fall with a new perspective on the opportunities awaiting them in the world of advertising and marketing. They participated in the first American Advertising Federation (AAF) summer AdCamp held in New York City. The program, which offers an intensive one-week industry immersion for students from diverse backgrounds, was held July 22 – 26 at The City College of New York.
Metal-catalyzed cross-couplings of carbon bonds could enable creation of libraries of drug candidates to accelerate drug discovery
The Princeton Review once again lists the City College of New York among the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education. The education services company features the school in the new 2014 edition of its annual college guide, “The Best 378 Colleges,” which went on sale August 6.