College of Staten Island

Perez-Lai Receives NY Urban League Award

December 22, 2009 | College of Staten Island

The Staten Island Chapter of the New York Urban League recently honored Miriam Perez-Lai, Counselor in CSI’s SEEK (Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge) Program, by presenting her with their Health and Social Welfare Award. Perez-Lai received the award at the organization’s 44th Annual Awards Luncheon. Commenting on her award, Perez-Lai said, “I feel extremely […]

Perez-Lai Receives NY Urban League Award

December 22, 2009 | College of Staten Island

The Staten Island Chapter of the New York Urban League recently honored Miriam Perez-Lai, Counselor in CSI’s SEEK (Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge) Program, by presenting her with their Health and Social Welfare Award. Perez-Lai received the award at the organization’s 44th Annual Awards Luncheon.

College/National Grid Introduce High Schoolers to the World of Engineering

December 22, 2009 | College of Staten Island

As part of the National Grid Engineering Fall 2009 Workshop series in collaboration with CSI Liberty partnership 12 students from Curtis High School on Staten Island, guided by Prof. Neo Antoniades of the Engineering Science and Physics Department, spent four two-hour sessions at the College of Staten Island campus working on various engineering projects focusing […]

Marketing Association Hosts Successful Alumna

December 18, 2009 | College of Staten Island

The Marketing Association of CSI recently held their semester event. This year 45 students from all different majors came to meet Janine LeChillgrien, an associate account manager at Google, and a former CSI student. Janine was very proud and honored to be asked to speak at her alma mater. She explained her journey to Google […]

First Annual Celestial Ball Raises More Than $500K for Student Scholarships

December 16, 2009 | College of Staten Island

The CSI Celestial Ball reached for the stars and raised over a half million dollars for student scholarships earlier this month. More than 330 people braved the season’s first winter snow in support of the College of Staten Island’s first annual scholarship gala at the Richmond County Country Club. View the CSI Today Photo Gallery. […]

CSI Honored by New York Center for Interpersonal Development

December 14, 2009 | College of Staten Island

The New York Center for Interpersonal Development (New York Center) honored the College of Staten Island’s Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development at their Annual Holiday Gathering last Thursday. Dr. Hugo Kijne, and the staff of the Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development, has collaborated with the New York Center to strengthen the […]

CSI Honored by New York Center for Interpersonal Development

December 14, 2009 | College of Staten Island

The New York Center for Interpersonal Development (New York Center) honored the College of Staten Island’s Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development at their Annual Holiday Gathering last Thursday. Dr. Hugo Kijne, and the staff of the Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development, has collaborated with the New York Center to strengthen the […]

President Morales Recommended for Another Three-Year Term at AASCU

December 11, 2009 | College of Staten Island

The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) has just recommended CSI President Dr. Tomas D. Morales to another three-year term on their Board of Directors, effective 2010. Shirley Theimer, AASCU Executive Secretary to the President, commented, “AASCU is pleased to announce that President Tomás Morales, College of Staten Island, CUNY, was one of […]

CSI Doctoral Student Studies Snakes with the Help of a 2009 CUNY Research Grant

December 9, 2009 | College of Staten Island

Doctoral candidate Tim Guiher is in his fifth and final year in CSI Biology Professor Frank Burbrink’s lab, hoping to receive his PhD this spring. He has also received a 2009 Doctoral Student Research Grant, adding to the recognition that he received through his selection for a 2008 Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Fund grant from the […]

Ruane Receives Prestigious Graduate Women in Science Fellowship

December 8, 2009 | College of Staten Island

Sara Ruane, who has been working toward her PhD in Biology Professor Frank Burbrink’s lab since 2007, has been named a Graduate Women in Science Fellow. Ruane explains that Women in Science is “a nonprofit organization that specifically gives awards to women in science as an underrepresented minority.” This honor follows Ruane’s two other awards […]

Ruane Receives Prestigious Graduate Women in Science Fellowship

December 8, 2009 | College of Staten Island

Sara Ruane, who has been working toward her PhD in Biology Professor Frank Burbrink’s lab since 2007, has been named a Graduate Women in Science Fellow. Ruane explains that Women in Science is “a nonprofit organization that specifically gives awards to women in science as an underrepresented minority.” This honor follows Ruane’s two other awards […]

21-Year-Old Doctoral Grad Receives National Science Foundation Grant

December 7, 2009 | College of Staten Island

Alex Pyron has been studying in CSI Biology Professor Frank Burbrink’s lab since he was 17. Perhaps that seems like a good time to start college, but what is remarkable is that he began his graduate program at that age, after receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Piedmont College in Georgia at 16. During […]

CSI Receives Stimulus Funds to Offer Job Training for In-Demand Addictions Professionals

December 4, 2009 | College of Staten Island

State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) Commissioner Karen M. Carpenter-Palumbo has announced that OASAS-Certified Education and Training Providers will offer free tuition for unemployed New Yorkers to enter the addictions workforce, now one of the nation’s top ten growing occupations. The College of Staten Island was awarded $16,800. Other awardees include: City […]

CSI rising in the ranks of higher education

December 3, 2009 | College of Staten Island

SI Live – When Frank Sinatra performed “My Kind of Town” back in the ’60s, the Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen song boasted about such Chicago icons as the Wrigley Building and the Union Stock Yard. If a similar song were to be composed today about Staten Island, it would most certainly include such […]

CSI rising in the ranks of higher education

December 3, 2009 | College of Staten Island

SI Live – When Frank Sinatra performed “My Kind of Town” back in the ’60s, the Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen song boasted about such Chicago icons as the Wrigley Building and the Union Stock Yard. If a similar song were to be composed today about Staten Island, it would most certainly include such local treasures as the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, the Staten Island Yankees and the College of Staten Island (CSI), which has made remarkable strides since the appointment of its third president in June 2007.

Academy of Retired Professors Connects with Faculty Emeriti

December 2, 2009 | College of Staten Island

CSI Professor Emerita Irena Deitch has had a longstanding idea to reach out to the College’s retired professors in an effort to reconnect them to the College community. With the recent creation of the Academy of Retired Professors (ARP), that dream has become a reality. Discussing the idea, Deitch explains, “We have the [CSI] Foundation, […]

Faculty Member and Wife Honored at Celestial Ball for their Support of CSI and its Students

November 30, 2009 | College of Staten Island

Gordon and Lorraine Di Paolo have been quite successful in their respective careers—Gordon has been an Associate Professor of Business at the College of Staten Island since 1971 and has had a career in marketing and sales for the Revlon Corporation, and Lorraine is the President of Benchmark Capital Advisors on Wall Street in New […]

CSI Alumna Dr. Muriel Howard named AASCU President

November 23, 2009 | College of Staten Island

After her graduation from Richmond College (a predecessor of CSI) in 1970 with a Bachelor’s in Sociology and a minor in Elementary Education, Dr. Muriel Howard has dedicated her life to public higher education. After a 23-year tenure at University of Buffalo, and her most recent 13-year service to Buffalo State College, eventually becoming the institution’s President, Dr.

CSI Alumna Dr. Muriel Howard named AASCU President

November 23, 2009 | College of Staten Island

After her graduation from Richmond College (a predecessor of CSI) in 1970 with a Bachelor’s in Sociology and a minor in Elementary Education, Dr. Muriel Howard has dedicated her life to public higher education. After a 23-year tenure at University of Buffalo, and her most recent 13-year service to Buffalo State College, eventually becoming the […]

Electronic Music Lab has a MAC Attack

November 19, 2009 | College of Staten Island

The state-of-the-art Music Technology facilities at the College of Staten Island have just received ten new Macintosh computers in an effort to upgrade its facilities to industry-leading technologies as an investment in CSI Music students. View the Lab in the CSI Today Photo Gallery. CSI Music student Christina Puliafico says, “We were lucky to get […]