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Student Research, Scholarship and Performance Highlighted at Conference

May 17, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Students at the College of Staten Island had an opportunity to show off their research and creative projects recently at the Ninth Annual Undergraduate Conference on Research, Scholarship, and Performance. The event, held in the Center for the Arts, spotlighted the results of the student-faculty collaboration that is a hallmark of a CSI education. In total, more than 200 students and over 40 faculty mentors participated in 70 poster presentations and six performing arts programs that encompassed music, dance, and the visual arts.
The posters spanned the academic spectrum, including a robotic dog that entertained passersby, a study of gender and displacement in the Republic of Georgia, research on benzine’s effects on accelerating breast cancer development, the creation of paperless ePortfolios for students to organize and display their work, and a review of cartooning, among other topics.
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Nursing Leadership Students Join Their Peers in Albany to Lobby for Their Profession

May 13, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Twenty of the College’s Nursing Leadership students put aside their textbooks for a day and channeled their energy and commitment to their profession as lobbyists, participating in the New York State Nursing Association (NYSNA) Lobby Day in Albany. Anyone who is a nurse or has come in contact with this profession knows that advocacy is at the core of nursing practice so it is no surprise that the 2,200 nurses who gathered in Albany were a powerful and strong presence in the halls of state government.
“Nurses represent the profession by being the largest health care force to affect patient outcomes.

College Community Celebrates Calculus at Conference

May 12, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Something amazing happened in Williamson Theatre at the College of Staten Island on May 5. An audience of students and faculty from CSI and local high schools cheered for the first derivative, L’Hopital’s rule, and critical points. These and other math topics were covered in Calculus the Musical and attendees said that they would never think of calculus the same way again.

College Community Celebrates Calculus at Conference

May 12, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Something amazing happened in Williamson Theatre at the College of Staten Island on May 5. An audience of students and faculty from CSI and local high schools cheered for the first derivative, L’Hopital’s rule, and critical points. These and other math topics were covered in Calculus the Musical and attendees said that they would never think of calculus the same way again.

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This professional musical performed by the Know Theatre of Cincinnati was part of the Fourth Annual Teacher Education Honors Academy conference that featured presentations of lessons done by Teacher Education Honors Academy students as part of their work in host schools.

White Wins First Place Templeton Enterprise Award

May 11, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Mark D. White, of the College of Staten Island’s Department of Political Science, Economics, and Philosophy (PEP), has recently won First Place Article honors at the 2010 Templeton Enterprise Awards, which are presented annually by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute to scholars under the age of 40 who have created leading articles and books in the humane economics and culture field.

College Community to Celebrate 34th Annual Commencement

May 10, 2010 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island will recognize the Class of 2010’s 2,106 degree candidates on Thursday, May 27 at 10:00am on the College’s Great Lawn.
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Commencement will begin with welcoming remarks from College President Dr. Tomás Morales, as well as greetings from CUNY Trustee Kay Pesile ’73 and CUNY Senior Vice Chancellor for University Relations and Secretary of the Board of Trustees, Jay Hershenson, on behalf of CUNY Chancellor Dr.

CSI STEP Student Wins Statewide Honors

May 6, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Shreya Jain, an eighth grader from St. Joseph Hill Academy and a participant in CSI’s Science and Technology Entry (STEP) program, one of 61 STEP programs statewide, has recently won top honors in the biological life sciences competition in the Middle Division at STEP’s 12th Annual Statewide Science Conference in Albany. Shreya’s research project was entitled “Growing Crystals.”
“The STEP program has inspired me and influenced me to strive to be better in school,” Shreya said.

HS Student Studying Brain Tumors at CSI Moves to International Competition

May 4, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Six years of diligent research work coupled with steadfast support and encouragement from faculty and students at the College of Staten Island (CSI) has landed a local Staten Island Tech High School student a spot at the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) competition next month in San Jose, CA. The project, entitled “Inhibiting Brain […]

HS Student Studying Brain Tumors at CSI Moves to International Competition

May 4, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Six years of diligent research work coupled with steadfast support and encouragement from faculty and students at the College of Staten Island (CSI) has landed a local Staten Island Tech High School student a spot at the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) competition next month in San Jose, CA.
The project, entitled “Inhibiting Brain Tumor Progression Using Targeted Curcumin,” was performed by a student from Staten Island Tech High School performing research in the laboratory of Dr.

HS Student Studying Brain Tumors at CSI Moves to International Competition

May 4, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Six years of diligent research work coupled with steadfast support and encouragement from faculty and students at the College of Staten Island (CSI) has landed a local Staten Island Tech High School student a spot at the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) competition next month in San Jose, CA.

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 […]

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 […]