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"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 […]

“Savor the Flavors” Supports Students While Stimulating Taste Buds

March 29, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Over 250 hungry attendees enjoyed some of the best food that Staten Island has to offer recently at the first-ever “Savor the Flavors: Celebrate Our Island’s Diverse Cuisine” in the Center for the Arts. Proceeds from the event, presented by the CSI Alumni Association, with the support of Presenting Sponsor National Grid and Alumni Sponsors […]

The New York Times honors CSI’s Caryn Davis

March 26, 2010 | College of Staten Island

The New York Times recently honored Caryn T. Davis, CUNY Language Immersion Program (CLIP) instructor at the College of Staten Island (CSI), for her outstanding work as an ESOL professional. Davis was recognized at the 2010 ESOL Teacher of the Year award ceremony for her many years of creative and innovative curriculums in NYC classrooms. […]

Women Peace Officers Discuss the Paths to Their Careers

March 25, 2010 | College of Staten Island

In celebration of Women’s History Month, three CSI Peace Officers shared their stories of what it is like to be women on the force, and the factors that led them to the profession. Officers Laura Devine and Barbara Brancaccio and Corporal Genevieve Clark spoke in front of a full house in the Library Theatre yesterday, […]

CSI Grad Student Selected for Nobel Meeting in Germany

March 23, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Leah Cohen, a doctoral student at CSI/The CUNY Graduate Center studying Biochemistry under distinguished Professor of Chemistry Dr. Fred Naider has been selected to participate in the 60th Interdisciplinary Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany from June 27 to July 2, 2010. She is one of 500 students selected from an initial pool of […]

Online Resources for Grad School Applicants Now Available to CSI Students

March 19, 2010 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island has partnered with Hispanic Educational Technology Services (HETS), giving all CSI students access to various online resources that can help them prepare for various graduate entrance exams, including the MCAT, LSAT, DAT, GRE, and GMAT. Students can also research graduate programs and related opportunities. Geoff Hempill, PhD, Coordinator of Scholarships […]

CSI Receives National Recognition for Community Service, Named to President’s Honor Roll

March 16, 2010 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. This is the second year in a row that the College has received this honor. The Corporation for […]

CSI Receives National Recognition for Community Service, Named to President’s Honor Roll

March 16, 2010 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. This is the second year in a row that the College has received this honor.

College Opens Its Doors to Two Italian Students Displaced by L’Aquila Earthquake

March 11, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Vanessa Basso and Margherita De Luca are two new students at the College of Staten Island this spring semester, who, thanks to the efforts of U.S. Congressman Michael E. McMahon and the generosity of the College of Staten Island, can continue their studies after their school, L’Aquila University, sustained severe damage in the April 2009 […]

Savor the Flavors, Celebrate Our Island’s Diverse Cuisine, and Support Scholarships

March 8, 2010 | College of Staten Island

The CSI Alumni Association and Supporting Sponsor National Grid are giving the community a unique opportunity to taste some of the best food that Staten Island has to offer while helping to raise much-needed funds for scholarships. “Savor the Flavors: Celebrate Our Island’s Diverse Cuisine” will be held on Sunday, March 21 in the Center […]

Research Findings for Community Organizations Presented at CSI’s Center for the Arts

March 1, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Two teams of upper-class marketing research students presented the results of their research projects from last semester to the American Cancer Society (ACS) and to the Council on the Arts and Humanities (COAHSI) last Wednesday at the College of Staten Island’s Center for the Arts. “I was so impressed with the initiative and results (of […]