College of Staten Island

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.

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.

1.3M of NSF funding gives boost to super computing solutions at CSI – Research focuses on easing traffic, treating heart disease

April 6, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Congressman Michael McMahon (D-NY) joined College of Staten Island (CSI) President Tomas Morales today in announcing two grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide new supercomputers that will support faculty research and provide enhanced educational opportunities for students. The grants, totaling $1.3 million, will provide the capital infusion to expand the capacity and […]

CSI Student Receives Prestigious Scholarship to Study in China

April 2, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Recently, International Business student, Ain Richardson, was bestowed some recognition and encouragement in pursuing her studies. Ms. Richardson was awarded a travel grant through the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program to study in China during the Spring 2010 term. The Gilman program offers grants for undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue studies […]

CSI Students Awarded Scholarships through HACU

April 1, 2010 | College of Staten Island

College of Staten Island undergraduates Marybeth Melendez and Ismael Gonzalez are the proud winners of scholarships offered by The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), an organization representing nearly 450 colleges and universities committed to Hispanic higher education success in the United States, Puerto Rico, Latin America, Spain, and Portugal. Supported by corporate sponsors […]

CSI Students Awarded Scholarships through HACU

April 1, 2010 | College of Staten Island

College of Staten Island undergraduates Marybeth Melendez and Ismael Gonzalez are the proud winners of scholarships offered by The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), an organization representing nearly 450 colleges and universities committed to Hispanic higher education success in the United States, Puerto Rico, Latin America, Spain, and Portugal.

CSI Observatory Looks to the Stars and Makes Some Discoveries, Students Tracking Asteroids and Comets

March 31, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Watch out storm chasers…the asteroid trackers are here. There are currently several major observatories in the world that are making the most of new discoveries and the College of Staten Island (CSI) is among them. Recently, CSI Professor Irving Robbins was given credit by the International Astronomical Union (the world’s governing body in astronomy) for […]

“Simpsons” Writer/Producer to Visit Campus

March 30, 2010 | College of Staten Island

A bit of The Simpsons comes to Staten Island on Monday, April 19 as Mike Reiss brings his 20 years of experience as a writer and producer for the show to the CSI Center for the Arts Recital Hall from 12:30pm to 2:00pm. Reiss will provide a unique insider’s view of the popular show, including […]