The Ebola crisis in the United States has been met with a response that has obscured the suffering faced by the most affected countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea. On Tuesday, November 25 at 7:00pm in the College of Staten Island’s Center for the Arts, the Department of Sociology & Anthropology presents a free public forum that will address many of the issues made evident by the outbreak, and the global risks it poses.
The College of Staten Island Foundation’s Fifth Annual Celestial Ball will be held at the Richmond County Country Club on Saturday, December 6. The reception will begin at 6:30pm, followed by dinner and the program. The goal of the Celestial Ball is to raise much-needed funds to benefit all aspects of the College—from support for students and faculty through infrastructure and everyday needs.
It was clear from his Commencement address that 2012 CSI Salutatorian Daniel Feldman was on the correct track, headed for success in whatever field he chose. During the address, which impressed so much that CSI President Dr. William J. Fritz quoted it during his 2013 Commencement address, Feldman discussed the “Imposter Syndrome.” A term coined by Pauline and Suzanne Imes in 1978, it refers to a phenomenon in which people are unable to believe that they deserve the success they achieve.
After months of anticipation, the College of Staten Island honored seven individuals this evening as part of the Class of 2014 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony held at the Grand Oaks Country Club in Staten Island. Recipients Fiosa Begai, Kevin Crombie, Nicole Estrada, Fran Hirschy, William J.
The School of Business welcomed Navin Thukkaram, a technology “angel investor” and entrepreneur who has amassed an exceptional and impressive set of experiences and businesses successes in a very short time, to speak with faculty and students in the Center for the Arts Williamson Theatre last month.
A new Bachelor of Arts program in Geography, a first on Staten Island, is being offered by the Department of Political Science and Global Affairs. The new program is part of the College of Staten Island’s continuing efforts to expand its offerings to meet the needs of the students and the community.
The College of Staten Island (CSI) School of Health Science launches the Doctorate of Nursing Practice, Adult-Gerontological Health Nursing (DNP) program. Applications for the fall 2015 semester are available on the graduate admissions website. The DNP at CSI is the second Doctoral program for the college and “underscores the growing importance of having highly-educated, advanced practice nurses with clinical doctoral degrees caring for patients on Staten Island and the metropolitan area at large,” notes Dr.
The Legal Studies Institute (LSI) at the College of Staten Island (CSI) presented “Choosing Not to Choose: Autonomy, Paternalism, and Public Policy,” its inaugural annual lecture that covers Law, Philosophy, and Public Policy. The presenter was Cass R. Sunstein, Professor at Harvard Law School and founder and director of the Program on Behavioral Economics and Public Policy.
In 1967, Lou Reed, with his band The Velvet Underground and Nico, famously sang “Heroin,” which troubled many listeners with its near endorsement-like treatment of the drug. Later, in the 1990’s, Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails wrote the song, “Hurt,” which chronicled the massive emotional and psychological devastation left behind due to use of the drug.
The College of Staten Island (CSI) and Baruch College were recently honored by the visit of nine EducationUSA advisers from Peru, China, Mauritius, Sweden, India, Burkina Faso, Malaysia, Georgia, Congo and a country coordinator from Mexico. EducationUSA advising centers are located in U.S.
Dr. Maureen Becker has been appointed the Interim Founding Dean of the College of Staten Island School of Health Sciences effective August 27, 2014. Dean Becker will lead the Nursing and Physical Therapy Departments and organize the School so that these departments function cohesively and complement one another.
“Iron Man of the Mask” Franc D’Ambrosio performs an Italian Heritage Benefit Concert featuring hits from Broadway in The Phantom Unmasked, at the College of Staten Island Center for the Arts on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 7:00pm. Tickets cost $35 with the proceeds benefiting the Italian Studies program.
For the seventh year in a row, a College of Staten Island student earned first- place honors in at least one category at the 22nd Annual CSTEP Statewide Student Conference at The Sagamore on Lake George in Bolton Landing, NY. In his first presentation ever, Joseph Inigo earned first place in BioChemistry for his poster titled “Targeted and Lipid-Complexed Forms of Curcumin as a Remedy for Brain Tumors,” which studies the culinary spice turmeric and its anticancer properties.
For the second consecutive year, the College of Staten Island (CSI) has been named a U.S. News & World Report Best College. In the 2015 edition of the “Best Colleges” issue of the magazine, CSI is ranked 115th in the overall Best Colleges list for Regional Universities (North), representing a positive growth of 20 positions, affirming CSI as a leading senior college of The City University of New York.
The College of Staten Island’s Office of Continuing Education and Professional Studies has moved to its new satellite campus located at 130 Merrill Avenue on the West Shore of Staten Island. The new location provides CSI continuing education students access to eight dedicated classrooms wired with Smart Board technology as well as a computer lab.
STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE — The College of Staten Island will get a share of $55 million allocated in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s CUNY 2020 program. The funds are given to foster eight innovative projects on 20 City University campuses, designed to connect academics with economic development.
Physical therapy and rehabilitation in China are currently provided by untrained individuals who are mostly physical educators, and the number of individuals requiring rehabilitation in China is staggering. To help with this situation, delegates from Shaoxing University in the Zhejiang Provence of China met on the College of Staten Island campus with key members of CSI’s faculty and staff, headed by Professor and Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy, Dr.
Dr. William J. Fritz, president of the College of Staten Island (CSI), received the Effective Leadership Award on behalf of CSI at the 22nd Annual Golden Age Awards Banquet held by the Latino Center on Aging (LCA). According to Mario E. Tapia, president and chief executive officer of the LCA, Dr.
When Alexis Booker first enrolled in the College of Staten Island’s adult education program to earn a General Equivalency (GED) Diploma, little did he expect that a few years later he would be standing on stage next to nine others at the 12th Annual Peter Jennings Scholarship Laurel Award ceremony held at The City University of New York (CUNY)’s Graduate Center.
The College of Staten Island celebrated a magical evening on Monday, raising over $7,000 in funds to help support former graduate and softball star Danielle Ponsiglione as part of “No One Stands Alone” Benefit Night at the Tomas D. Morales Baseball Field.