College of Staten Island

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.

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).