College of Staten Island

Hillel’s Alternative Break in LA: Working with City Year to Make the World Better for Children in Poverty

January 22, 2010 | College of Staten Island

This past winter break, student members of Hillel at the College of Staten Island and other service-minded students from six universities around the country were part of the solution for underprivileged children in the greater Los Angeles area.

New Nurses Honored at Pinning Ceremony

January 21, 2010 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island (CSI) honored its January 2009 Associate of Applied Science Nursing graduates last week in the Center for the Arts Concert Hall, as a diverse group of 32 graduate nurses received their CSI Nursing Pins and took the International Council of Nurses Pledge during the traditional Nightingale lamp ceremony. The student […]

CSI Annual Fund Phonathon Connects with Alumni Support

January 19, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Last fall’s phonathon, on behalf of the College’s Annual Fund in an effort to raise much-needed dollars to assist our students with scholarships and research stipends, to support new library acquisitions, and much more, was a success. Student, staff, and alumni callers* took to the phones, over ten evenings, to reach out to alumni for […]

CSI Annual Fund Phonathon Connects with Alumni Support

January 19, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Last fall’s phonathon, on behalf of the College’s Annual Fund in an effort to raise much-needed dollars to assist our students with scholarships and research stipends, to support new library acquisitions, and much more, was a success. Student, staff, and alumni callers* took to the phones, over ten evenings, to reach out to alumni for their support this academic year, and our alumni heeded the call, pledging over $20,000.

Setting a Positive Example, Affecting the Future

January 13, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Prior to the tragic events of September 11, 2001, CSI alumni Linda and Keith Manfredi were dedicating their professional lives to children—Linda as a teacher, and eventually the principal of PS 29 on Staten Island who trains and often hires CSI Education majors, and Keith as the President of Educational Performance Tours, a company that […]

CSI Becomes a Clean Air Champion

January 12, 2010 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island recently announced that it has signed on to be the latest Champion of the New York State Department of Transportation’s Clean Air NY initiative. Clean Air NY is a dynamic collaboration of organizations and individuals in the New York metro area who are taking action to improve air quality and […]

CSI Becomes a Clean Air Champion

January 12, 2010 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island recently announced that it has signed on to be the latest Champion of the New York State Department of Transportation’s Clean Air NY initiative. Clean Air NY is a dynamic collaboration of organizations and individuals in the New York metro area who are taking action to improve air quality and reduce emissions of greenhouse gases, which the EPA recently deemed a threat to public health and welfare.

CSI Alumnus Establishes $25K Scholarship Endowment, Employs Alumni

January 8, 2010 | College of Staten Island

CSI alumnus and Treasurer of the CSI Foundation Board Richard Prinzi, Jr. CPA, of the accounting firm Prinzi & Tapinis, LLC, has recently announced the creation of a $25,000 scholarship endowment to help CSI students who are pursuing their Certified Public Accountant certification. Originally, a four-year program, CPA certification now requires five years. “It’s a […]

Engineering Department Receives $25K Con Edison Endowment

January 6, 2010 | College of Staten Island

An endowed Engineering scholarship in the amount of $25,000 has been established by Con Edison at the College of Staten Island. The Con Edison Scholarship Endowment is open to CSI students who are pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and who are United States citizens, have achieved and maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point […]

Four CSI Students Named to CUNY Leadership Academy

January 6, 2010 | College of Staten Island

Four out of the 25 Fellows who comprise the latest class at the prestigious CUNY Leadership Academy are from CSI, making the College’s contingent the largest in this year’s Academy. They include Qimei Luo, Jimmy Domdeth, Linda Gomez, and Katrina Hannan. “I was so thrilled and excited to know that I have been selected as […]

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 […]