College of Staten Island

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).

[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.

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.

College of Staten Island STEM Scholarship Recipients Engineer the Future through National Grid Partnership

November 19, 2015 | College of Staten Island

Twelve students at the College of Staten Island received scholarships in the STEM disciplines as part of a three-year partnership with National Grid to encourage more college students to study science, technology, engineering, and math. During a meeting at CSI, Frank Lombardo, Executive Advisor to the President of National Grid U.S.

Women’s Soccer Back on Top; Defeat Lehman in CUNYAC Final

November 7, 2015 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island women’s soccer team kept their dream season intact with another win for the ages, this time scoring a 2-1, overtime, victory over top-seeded Lehman College as part of the 2015 CUNYAC Women’s Soccer Postseason Championship at Brooklyn College in Brooklyn, NY.

CSI Alumnus Receives Macaulay Honors College Pioneer Alumni Award

October 26, 2015 | College of Staten Island

As a kick-off to its 15th anniversary celebration, Macaulay Honors College is proud to announce the first winner of its Pioneer Alumni award: Thomas Brigandi, a 2012 graduate of Macaulay Honors College at the College of Staten Island. Brigandi received the award during Macaulay’s Alumni Weekend as it welcomed back the Class of 2005—its first graduating class, and all other alumni.

CSI Named to Top Military Friendly Schools List

October 26, 2015 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island announced today that it has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds, and publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse. This is the seventh consecutive year that CSI has been named to this prestigious list, appearing every year since that the Military Friendly® Schools designation has recognized service members and their families with transparent, data driven ratings about post-military education and career opportunities.

CSI Ranks Sixth Nationwide

October 26, 2015 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island was ranked sixth in the nation on the Social Mobility Index (SMI), published by CollegeNET, a Portland, Oregon-based, privately held company whose rankings focus directly and broadly on the issue of economic mobility. The College of Staten Island also ranked third in New York State on the SMI, only being topped by Baruch and City College.

School of Ed. Alum Helms a NYC Best High School

October 20, 2015 | College of Staten Island

College of Staten Island alumnus Michael Shadrick ’93, ’03, who earned his Post-Master’s Advanced Certificate for Leadership in Education from the College of Staten Island School of Education, was featured in the NY Daily News for his strategic role in transforming his school into one of NYC’s best high schools.

CE St. George Open House Draws Crowds

October 16, 2015 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island’s Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development Open House at the St. George Library last month welcomed more than 100 people during the course of the two hour event. All of Continuing Education’s programs were represented. Attendees expressed the most interest healthcare sector workforce programs, a special technology sector workforce program which provides an A+ certification with full tuition funding by AT&T, the Adult Learning Center, and CUNY Start.

Schumer Announces New Legislation Called UTRIP That Will Provide First Ever Federal Funding for a National College Student Discounted Transit Fare Program

October 15, 2015 | College of Staten Island

Standing at the College of Staten Island, today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced new legislation that will—for the first time ever—provide funding for a national college student discounted transit fare program, which would help alleviate the financial burden of commuting to and from college or grad school using mass transit services like the subway, public bus system and Staten Island Railway (SIR).

All in the Family: Generations Call CSI Home Thanks to Childcare Center

October 15, 2015 | College of Staten Island

The Children’s Center at the College of Staten Island is an invaluable asset to many CSI students struggling to balance obtaining a college degree with raising a family, with many parents citing the Center as one of the major reasons that they were able to earn their degrees.

Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny

October 12, 2015 | College of Staten Island

The CSI Center for the Arts presents another fan favorite this season with Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny!Adapted from Margaret Wise Brown’s 60-year-old classic, Goodnight Moon is a celebration of familiar nighttime rituals, while The Runaway Bunny’s pretend tale of leaving home evokes reassuring responses from his loving mom.

The Center for the Arts presents… Michael Amante!

October 5, 2015 | College of Staten Island

Come and listen to Michael Amante, renowned classical singer, as he and his orchestra spend the evening performing Italian Songs, pop love standards, your classical favorites, and original songs! Amante will capture the soul of pure romance and melt the hearts of his audience.

Assemblyman Cusick Announces $1M for Upgrade to Track and Field Facilities

September 14, 2015 | College of Staten Island

New York State Assemblyman Michael Cusick, together with College of Staten Island President Dr. William J. Fritz, Vice President for Finance and Administration Ira Persky, & Athletic Director Charles Gomes, announced a $1 million grant to the College of Staten Island for state of the art upgrades to the College’s track and field facilities.

U.S. News Publishes “Best Colleges” List

September 10, 2015 | College of Staten Island

For the third consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” list for Regional Universities (North) has highlighted the College of Staten Island, a senior college of The City University of New York. According to U.S. News & World Report, the magazine’s ranking model offers “reliable and consistent data on nearly 1,800 schools to allow [parents and students] to compare them.” CSI was first named one of America’s “Best Colleges”  in 2014.

Mission Accomplished: An 87 year tour of duty culminates with Bachelor’s degree

September 9, 2015 | College of Staten Island

Life got in the way for William Carey near the end of WWII when he put his plans for a college degree on hold and enlisted into the U.S. Army as an Infantryman. After decades of service to his country, and with the help of the Military Services Scholarship awarded to him by the College of Staten Island Veterans Support Services program, Mr.

Massive collaboration testing reproducibility of psychology studies publishes findings

August 27, 2015 | College of Staten Island

Dr. Russ Clay and 269 co-authors investigating the reproducibility of psychological science published their findings today in Science Magazine. Launched nearly four years ago, the Reproducibility Project: Psychology has produced the most comprehensive investigation ever done about the rate and predictors of reproducibility in a field of science.