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McMahon Announces $450K NSF Grant for CSI

May 3, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Rep. Michael E. McMahon announced today that the College of Staten Island (CSI) is the recipient of another federal grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The $450,000 grant, which is called a CAREER award and began on May 1, 2010, will support research aimed at further developing our understanding of the electronic properties of various materials.

McMahon Announces $450K NSF Grant for CSI

May 3, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Rep. Michael E. McMahon announced today that the College of Staten Island (CSI) is the recipient of another federal grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The $450,000 grant, which is called a CAREER award and began on May 1, 2010, will support research aimed at further developing our understanding of the electronic properties of various materials.

Kids Come to Campus

April 30, 2010 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island hosted another fun and eventful Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day last week, as College faculty and staff brought their little ones to campus. View the CSI Today Photo Gallery. The children were welcomed with refreshments in Building 2A and had the chance to have a CSI ID […]

Kids Come to Campus

April 30, 2010 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island hosted another fun and eventful Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day last week, as College faculty and staff brought their little ones to campus.
View the CSI Today Photo Gallery.
The children were welcomed with refreshments in Building 2A and had the chance to have a CSI ID taken. After that, they went to Building 1A where they enjoyed some lectures from Professors Calvin Holder, Shaibal Mitra, Francisco Soto, and Donna Scimeca in the Conversation Cafe, where they learned about life in the Caribbean, the birds of Staten Island, the Spanish language, and U.S.

10TH Annual CSI Golf Outing

April 30, 2010 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island Foundation hosted the Tenth Annual CSI Golf Outing today at Staten Island’s South Shore Country Club in Huguenot.
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With breakfast and registration promptly at 6:30am, the golfers were ready to kick-off this milestone event with a 7:30 shotgun tee-off.
Created ten years ago to support student athletes, scholarships, and undergraduate research opportunities, the CSI Golf Outing has grown into an annual event that has gained the support of Barnes & Noble College Booksellers as an event sponsor since 2007.

CSI Voted One of the Best Companies to Work for on SI

April 29, 2010 | College of Staten Island

The results are in and the College of Staten Island has been voted one of the best companies to work for on Staten Island among companies with more than 100 employees. The voting was sponsored by the Staten Island Economic Development Corporation (SIEDC), and presented by SIEDC Ambassadors. Other winners in the 100+ employees category […]

CSI Voted One of the Best Companies to Work for on SI

April 29, 2010 | College of Staten Island

The results are in and the College of Staten Island has been voted one of the best companies to work for on Staten Island among companies with more than 100 employees. The voting was sponsored by the Staten Island Economic Development Corporation (SIEDC), and presented by SIEDC Ambassadors. Other winners in the 100+ employees category were Con Edison and Eden II.

Smiles from 7,400 Miles Away in Shanghai Funded by Gilman Program Scholarships, CUNY Travel Grants, and Presidential Awards

April 28, 2010 | College of Staten Island

The benefits for a student to study abroad and take advantage of the international education opportunities at CSI are many. Students earn credit toward their degrees while gaining an international dimension and global perspective in their studies. Not only do students have life-affirming, life-changing experiences but they also differentiate themselves from their peers. Study abroad alumni excel in their careers after graduation due to the cross-cultural skills and experience that they gain abroad.

CSI Student Selected for Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship

April 27, 2010 | College of Staten Island

For the third consecutive year, a CSI student has been accepted into the Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship. Irvin Ibarguen is a sophomore member of The Verrazano School, majoring in Business Marketing. Although only a sophomore, Irvin has already participated in three internships—with the publisher Simon & Schuster’s marketing department, the marketing department for the SINY […]

CSI Student Selected for Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship

April 27, 2010 | College of Staten Island

For the third consecutive year, a CSI student has been accepted into the Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship.
Irvin Ibarguen is a sophomore member of The Verrazano School, majoring in Business Marketing. Although only a sophomore, Irvin has already participated in three internships—with the publisher Simon & Schuster’s marketing department, the marketing department for the SINY non-profit organization, and the executive director’s office of Northfield Bank.

CSI Student Selected for Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship

April 27, 2010 | College of Staten Island

For the third consecutive year, a CSI student has been accepted into the Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship. Irvin Ibarguen is a sophomore member of The Verrazano School, majoring in Business Marketing. Although only a sophomore, Irvin has already participated in three internships—with the publisher Simon & Schuster’s marketing department, the marketing department for the SINY non-profit organization, and the executive director’s office of Northfield Bank.

Brazile Keynotes Student Leadership Conference

April 26, 2010 | College of Staten Island

The 2010 Student Leadership Conference, entitled “Inspiring Civility” at the College of Staten Island recently treated students from CSI and other schools to a day-long program of speakers and workshops to hone both leadership and interpersonal skills in an increasingly fragmented political landscape. One of the event’s keynote speaker was Donna Brazile, whose long and […]

Brazile Keynotes Student Leadership Conference

April 26, 2010 | College of Staten Island

The 2010 Student Leadership Conference, entitled “Inspiring Civility” at the College of Staten Island recently treated students from CSI and other schools to a day-long program of speakers and workshops to hone both leadership and interpersonal skills in an increasingly fragmented political landscape.

Peace Club Event Celebrates, Promotes Activism

April 23, 2010 | College of Staten Island

CSI students, including members of the Peace Club and NYPIRG, and friends came together recently to celebrate the activism of the past, and promote future action. The event featured various speakers, including Vietnam veteran Bill Johnson, and political science professor Harry Cason. “We’re trying to bring back an antiwar atmosphere, and trying to get people […]

SEEK Students Learn First-hand about Politics in Albany

April 19, 2010 | College of Staten Island

A group of CSI students, staff, and administrators from the College of Staten Island recently attended the 2010 Legislative Conference Weekend in Albany, sponsored by the New York Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators, Inc. The students were joined by CSI President Tomás Morales, as well as representatives from the SEEK Program, the CSI […]

SEEK Students Learn First-hand about Politics in Albany

April 19, 2010 | College of Staten Island

A group of CSI students, staff, and administrators from the College of Staten Island recently attended the 2010 Legislative Conference Weekend in Albany, sponsored by the New York Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators, Inc. The students were joined by CSI President Tomás Morales, as well as representatives from the SEEK Program, the CSI Office of Recruitment and Admissions, and the STEP Program.

“Clothes the Deal” Helps Students to Prepare for Job Interviews

April 16, 2010 | College of Staten Island

“Clothes the Deal” Helps Students to Prepare for Job Interviews “Clothes the Deal,” an annual student/faculty fashion show and dress for success event recently took place at the College of Staten Island, and, once again, the event was a success. Sponsored by the Career and Scholarship Center and the Marketing Association of CSI, the event […]

"Clothes the Deal" Helps Students to Prepare for Job Interviews

April 16, 2010 | College of Staten Island

“Clothes the Deal” Helps Students to Prepare for Job Interviews

“Clothes the Deal,” an annual student/faculty fashion show and dress for success event recently took place at the College of Staten Island, and, once again, the event was a success. Sponsored by the Career and Scholarship Center and the Marketing Association of CSI, the event drew in more than 125 students.

Joan Dimeo Lyons of the Career and Scholarship Center, who coordinated the event, gave a brief talk on the importance of internships.

New Report Highlights CSI for Success With Students, Degree Completion

April 15, 2010 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island (CSI) is featured in a major new report that highlights the College’s success in retaining and graduating students. CSI is highlighted as one of 15 public colleges and universities across the nation that are outperforming most similar institutions in helping students stay on track and graduate, in this major new […]

ALPHA Club Hosts Red Cross Presentation on Haiti, Presents Contribution to Relief Effort

April 13, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Last week, ALPHA Club members, as well as representatives of the CSI Office of Disability Services and Office of Student Life, hosted a presentation by Denise Bloise, Director of the Brooklyn and Staten Island Chapter of the American Red Cross, not only to present Ms. Bloise with over $1,000 that students had collected for Haitian relief, but also to discuss the current Red Cross efforts in Haiti, and encourage CSI students to get involved to help others in need.