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CSI Students Present at International Conference

July 21, 2016 | College of Staten Island

This year, three College of Staten Island (CSI) students attended the 2016 International Conference on Infant Studies in New Orleans, winning various awards and showcasing their research contributions. Juliana Zaloom, Andrew Russo, and Carmen Guallpa are Psychology majors doing research in the Child Development Lab at CSI with Dr. Lana Karasik, Assistant Professor of Psychology […]

CSI Professor Receives Multiple Accolades

July 12, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Although the scorching days of summer lead many to swimming pools, beaches, and lounge chairs, Professor Michael Mandiberg has no time for leisure or summer vacations. With awards under his belt and exhibitions in his sights, the College of Staten Island (CSI) professor and interdisciplinary artist is as multidimensional as his projects. Mandiberg is the […]

CSI Athletics Names Hall of Fame Class of 2016

July 11, 2016 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island is unveiling its Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2016, with plans to celebrate the memories and accolades of six deserving members with its inauguration ceremony this coming fall.  The year’s chosen field will be honored on Thursday, October 27, 2016, at The Vanderbilt at South Beach.  The eclectic mix […]

CSI Professor Probes the Depths of Research

July 7, 2016 | College of Staten Island

More than 1,333 miles away and almost 3,000 meters of ocean depths, that’s how far College of Staten Island (CSI) Professor David Lindo-Atichati’s research took him this summer. An Assistant Professor at CSI as well as at The Graduate Center of The City University of New York (CUNY), Lindo-Atichati traveled to Cuba for a two- […]

Professor Patty Brooks Receives Faculty Service Award

July 6, 2016 | College of Staten Island

The City University of New York (CUNY) is proud to name Professor Patty Brooks as the recipient of the first annual “Faculty Service Award” in the Doctoral Program in Psychology. Professor Brooks, who serves as the Director of the Language Learning Laboratory in the Psychology Department, joined the College of Staten Island faculty in 1997. […]

Office of Continuing Education Student Receives Peter Jennings Scholarship

July 5, 2016 | College of Staten Island

When Glad Uko-Ima arrived in the United States in 2007, she was determined to succeed in her endeavors in a new country.  Her first step was to get her high school equivalency diploma. Now, through the assistance of the College of Staten Island’s (CSI)Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development and with that still driving […]

CSI Mascot Dives Into NY Wheel Time Capsule

June 28, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Danny the Dolphin has made a splash as he plunged into history this weekend as part of Staten Island’s first-ever 21st Century time capsule buried in the concrete foundation of the New York Wheel. Danny was joined by a small grouping of other iconic symbols of the borough and placed in the capsule by Rich […]

[videos] CSI Student Artwork Brightens Local School Hallways

June 27, 2016 | College of Staten Island

In another example of the College of Staten Island (CSI)’s seamless collaboration with the Staten Island community, an art internship project between CSI and PS 3, The Margaret Gioiosa School, has culminated in a mural installation at the Prince’s Bay school. CSI student James Merlis was welcomed by PS 3 Principal Elmer Myers this week […]

CSI Alumna Attending Cornell University

June 20, 2016 | College of Staten Island

“Keep yourself busy, but remember to enjoy the ride.” This is the advice from College of Staten Island alumna Jasmine Calle ’16 who redefines the term “busy.” The Macaulay Honors College (MHC) graduate, who spent her college years feverishly conducting research, participating in student activities, and volunteering in the community, has been accepted to Cornell […]

New Academic Leadership at CSI

June 17, 2016 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island proudly announces three new academic leaders. Dr. Margaret-Ellen (Mel) Pipe Associate Provost for Graduate Studies, Research, and Institutional Effectiveness Dr. Pipe is currently Acting Assistant Provost for Planning and Special Projects at Brooklyn College, where she previously served for six years as Chair of the Department of Psychology. Prior to moving […]

Two CSI Professors Receive Fulbright Awards

June 9, 2016 | College of Staten Island

In recognition of their distinguished work in higher education and beyond, Dr. Ava Chin and Dr. Ying Zhu have both received 2016-2017 Fulbright Awards. Dr. Chin, Associate Professor in the Department of English at the College of Staten Island (CSI), will travel to China to lecture on American journalism, focusing on food and popular culture. […]

CSI Salutatorian Beginning as Port Authority Engineer

June 9, 2016 | College of Staten Island

As Tyler Franco ’16 stood at the lectern at the 2016 Honors Convocation, he told himself to “just enjoy this moment because it’s not every day that you get to do something like this!” Franco, a Macaulay Honors College graduate, delivered a moving speech at Tuesday evening’s ceremony in the Center for the Arts that was […]

[videos, galleries] 67th Commencement Celebrates Student Achievement

June 9, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Sunny skies and a pleasant temperature near 70 degrees greeted the 2,546 January and June graduates of the College of Staten Island, their families, friends, and supporters, as well as members of the College community on June 2 at the College’s 67th Commencement ceremony on the Great Lawn. View the Commencement Photo Galleries> After opening […]

Inaugural Graduate Research Conference at CSI Draws Crowds

June 6, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Are parents the ones who should be willing and able to provide sex education for their children? Is your favorite restaurant a healthy and safe choice of eatery? These are just some of the questions addressed at this year’s first annual Graduate Research Conference (GRC) at the College of Staten Island (CSI). For the first […]

CSI’s Got Talent Dazzles For Fifth Year

June 5, 2016 | College of Staten Island

The fifth annual CSI’s Got Talentcompetition featured a rich variety of student performers who dazzled a packed house in the College of Staten Island’s Center for the Arts on April 14. More than 60 students auditioned with 12 finalists going head-to-head for the cash prizes: $2,250 for first place, $750 for second place, and $250 […]

Win-Win for CSI and Staten Island University Hospital: CSI Students Participate in Bell Hop Program

May 26, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Over the course of the past year, College of Staten Island (CSI) graduate student Alan Wood ‘15 has donated almost 200 hours of his time to Staten Island University Hospital (SIUH) North. Recognized among college volunteers for “going above and beyond in his volunteer duties,” the Master of Science in Neuroscience and Developmental Disorders candidate […]

CSI Student with Visual Impairment Looks Forward to Graduation and Graduate School

May 26, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Although Ben Cheriyan ’16 had trepidations about attending college as a student with a visual impairment, he decided that he would not give in to his fears. This spring, the College of Staten Island (CSI) Psychology major, who is minoring in Business, celebrates graduation, as well as academic and co-curricular success at the College. Carrying […]

Young Graphic Designer Wins CSI 60th Anniversary Logo Contest

May 26, 2016 | College of Staten Island

When Robert Weber ’16 considered entering the College of Staten Island’s 60th Anniversary Logo Contest, he knew he wanted to create something original and beautiful. His hours and weeks of hard work paid off when his art was selected as the winner of the contest. The Communications major with a minor in Design and Digital […]

Verrazano Alumna Accepted to Columbia University

May 25, 2016 | College of Staten Island

“What can I do today that will make me proud in the future?” Erica Golin, Class of ’15, ponders that question daily, a mantra that has certainly served her well as the 23-year-oldVerrazano School alumna has been accepted to the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. She will begin pursuing a […]


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.