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May 19, 2016 | College of Staten Island

The City University of New York Athletic Conference has announced its slate of 2016 Softball All-Stars and year end awards and the Dolphins jumped to the head of the class, grabbing three major awards and all-star citations to six others.  Senior Christina Tufano won CUNYAC Player of the Year for the second time in her illustrious career, while sophomore Nicolette Trapani earned Pitcher of the Year honors after her fantastic season.

[video] Christina Tufano named CUNYAC Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year

May 18, 2016 | College of Staten Island

The CUNY Athletic Conference awarded its 2016 Scholar Athletes of the Year last night at the 30th Annual Michael Steuerman Scholar-Athlete Dinner held at Queens College, which featured as its headliner Christina Tufano as the conference’s Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Tufano Earns NFCA All-Star Honors; Among Three CSI Scholar-Athletes Cited

May 17, 2016 | College of Staten Island

2016 College of Staten Island Scholar-Athlete of the Year Christina Tufano earned that same recognition along with teammates Jacqueline Cautela and Vanessa Joia by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association this week, and the senior third-baseman doubled on the third-team All-East Region team, it was announced yesterday.

Dan McCloskey: Deciphering the Brain’s Impulse to Help

May 12, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Dan McCloskey, College of Staten Island Are some people destined to be helpful and sociable because they produce larger than normal amounts of a particular hormone? And are people who don’t produce enough predisposed to autism, schizophrenia and other conditions that make them less sociable? The answers may be in a CUNY scientist’s research into a […]

Prospective CSI Students Featured on Pix 11

May 10, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Ngawang Tseten, 18, from India, and Ahmed Shareef, 19, from Iraq, are both prospective CSI students who have a lot more than that in common.  The two young men both suffered life changing injuries in tragic accidents and they both love music.  Pix 11 today reported on the prom that they will be attending.

CSI Alumnus Named CFO and Treasurer of CM Finance

May 9, 2016 | College of Staten Island

CM Finance Inc announced the appointment of Rocco DelGuercio as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company, effective June 1, 2016. DelGuercio is a graduate of the College of Staten Island, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts. To read the entire announcement, visit the New York City Biz List Web site.

Professor Makes Tweeting a Course Requirement

May 9, 2016 | College of Staten Island

While some teachers might forbid social media in their classrooms, one professor at The City University of New York (CUNY) embraces the digital tool.  Not only does Dr. Giancarlo Lombardi appreciate the use of applications like Twitter, he has made “tweeting” a mandatory activity in his Television Without Borders graduate seminar.

Verrazano Student Receives Full Scholarships to Multiple Law Schools

March 21, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Jennifer Pierce ’16 wasn’t sure that she wanted to attend the College of Staten Island. After graduating from Port Richmond High School, the New Springville resident considered going away to school. Now 21 and a senior at CSI, graduating this spring with a dual degree, Pierce says she doesn’t regret a thing.

President Obama Awards CSI Prof Dan McCloskey with Nation’s Highest Honor for Early Career Researchers

February 24, 2016 | College of Staten Island

President Barack Obama named College of Staten Island (CSI) Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Daniel McCloskey a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, granting him the U.S. government’s highest award for scientists and engineers in the early stages of their independent research careers.

New Food Pantry Added to List of Student Support Services

February 23, 2016 | College of Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE – The College of Staten Island opened an on‑campus food pantry to provide students in need with non‑perishable food items. “Food insecurity is a very real problem in Staten Island, New York City, and in the nation,” said the College of Staten Island’s President William Fritz.

Ana Hayes to Serve in the U.S. Consulate General in Milan, Italy

February 18, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Ana Hayes is no stranger to world travel. The Queens, NY-born CSI student traveled to Europe as early as nine years old. Now, this summer, the 20-year-old junior at the Macaulay Honors College at the College of Staten Island will travel to Milan, Italy to serve in the U.S.

Rising Stars: Steve Arriaga ’17

February 11, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Steve Arriaga ‘17:  Major: English with a concentration in Linguistics, minoring in French and Spanish Language. A Verrazano School and Dean’s List student, and a recipient of 13 scholarships, he completed a year as a study abroad peer advisor, and graduated from the Emerging Leaders Program and the CUNY Service Corps where he interned at Lifestyles for the Disabled.

Dolphins Men Triumph Again; Win Third Straight Title; Women Take Third Place

February 7, 2016 | College of Staten Island

FINAL SCORES / FINAL RESULTS – The College of Staten Island men’s swimming and diving team marched to their third-straight CUNYAC Championship this afternoon, pulling away from the field on the Meet’s final day, securing a 68 point win over both Lehman College and Baruch College, who tied for second place.

Lehmann Scholarship Endowment to Fuel Graduate Studies in the Humanities

February 2, 2016 | College of Staten Island

The Kurt and Marjorie Lehmann Scholarship has been established with an endowment of $415,000 to provide financial support to graduate students in the humanities and social sciences at the College of Staten Island. This is among the largest scholarship gifts to the College and the first devoted exclusively to Master’s-level students.

CSI Swimming Recognized for Academic Excellence

January 28, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Getting ready for another exciting entry into the postseason, the College of Staten Island men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams picked up a boost in an arena outside the pool this week. Both units were among those selected as Scholar All-America institutions by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).

Rising Stars: Naomi Gaggi ’17

January 28, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Naomi Gaggi ’17: Major: Psychology with a concentration in Neuroscience and Autism Spectrum Disorders A Macaulay Honors College and Dean’s List student, who is currently working in three labs, a member of two honors societies, a peer tutor, and a record-setting and award-winning member of the CSI Swimming and Diving team.

Rising Star: Ronak Patel ’17

January 21, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Ronak Patel ’17: Major: Nursing A SEEK student, he works in the SEEK Office, assisting with workshops, and he volunteers at a local hospital. He is currently researching the views of different world cultures on medicine. A favorite aspect of CSI: “Everyone here encourages you to succeed; they support you in all your success.

[gallery] Sixth Annual Celestial Ball Raises Much-Needed Funds to Support CSI

January 15, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Enthusiasm was in the air as faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends of the College of Staten Island broke attendance and contribution records, last December, at the Sixth Annual Celestial Ball. The gala event, which took place at the Richmond County Country Club, was hosted by the CSI Foundation.

Rising Stars: Bree Silverman ’16

January 14, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Bree Silverman ’16: Major: Mathematics with a concentration in Secondary Education A Teacher Education Honors Academy and Dean’s List student, she is also a NOYCE scholar and an Alfred Harcourt recipient. A favorite aspect of CSI: “I am having a wonderful experience at CSI and I attribute that to the Teacher Education Honors Academy.

Led by Smith, CSI sends six to ECAC Women’s Soccer All-Star teams

December 17, 2015 | College of Staten Island

It was a history making year for the College of Staten Island women’s soccer team, and after making its first-ever NCAA Division III National Championship Tournament, the team got a series of first and second-team selections from the ECAC Division III Metro NY/NJ Athletic Conference.  Senior Danielle Smith was named to the first team, while a total of five other Dolphins earned on to the second-team.