College of Staten Island

CSI Expands Students’ Horizons to Italy

November 9, 2009 | College of Staten Island

For over 25 years, the College of Staten Island, together with institutional partners, the American University of Rome (AUR), the Instituto Venezia, and Lorenzo de’ Medici LDM) in Florence and Tuscania, has enabled hundreds of students to discover the delights of Italy and to experience the life-changing effects of studying abroad. The programs, which are […]

CSI Expands Students’ Horizons to Italy

November 9, 2009 | College of Staten Island

For over 25 years, the College of Staten Island, together with institutional partners, the American University of Rome (AUR), the Instituto Venezia, and Lorenzo de’ Medici LDM) in Florence and Tuscania, has enabled hundreds of students to discover the delights of Italy and to experience the life-changing effects of studying abroad.

CSI Celebrates Hispanic Heritage and Contributions

November 6, 2009 | College of Staten Island

A diverse and standing-room-only crowd of CSI students, faculty, and staff gathered last week in the Campus Center Green Dolphin Lounge to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and spotlight the vast contributions of Hispanic members of the College community. The event was presented by the SEEK for Excellence Club and the Organization of Unique Individuals (OUI) […]

CSI Celebrates Hispanic Heritage and Contributions

November 6, 2009 | College of Staten Island

A diverse and standing-room-only crowd of CSI students, faculty, and staff gathered last week in the Campus Center Green Dolphin Lounge to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and spotlight the vast contributions of Hispanic members of the College community. The event was presented by the SEEK for Excellence Club and the Organization of Unique Individuals (OUI) Club.

CSI to Celebrate Transportation Day

November 5, 2009 | College of Staten Island

In its ongoing efforts to make its campus more environmentally friendly, the College of Staten Island will celebrate Transportation Day on Thursday, November 19, with the goal of promoting ride sharing at CSI. The College has co-partnered with CommuterLink, a nonprofit organization specializing in congestion-reducing programs that are designed to improve air quality and area […]

Borough President Honors CUNY Month with Proclamation

November 3, 2009 | College of Staten Island

November is CUNY Month, a celebration of the people and programs that enrich every part of the University, and in celebration of the COllege of Staten Island’s contributions to the Staten Island community, Borough President James Molinaro has declared that November is CUNY Month in all of Staten Island. For more information on CUNY Month […]

Lecture to Examine the Experience of Migrant Children in Film

October 30, 2009 | College of Staten Island

The Modern China and Media Culture departments at the College of Staten Island will present “Migrant Children and Global Film: Case Studies in Local Mobility,” a lecture by Dr. Stephanie Hemelryk Donald, on Thursday, November 5 in Building 1A, Room 308 at 1:30pm. Event co-coordinator Ying Zhu, Associate Professor of Media Culture and co-coordinator of […]

Cooper Wins Peace History Society Lifetime Achievement Award

October 29, 2009 | College of Staten Island

Dr. Sandi Cooper, Professor of History at the College of Staten Island, has been named the latest recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Peace History Society. Regarding the award, which will be presented at the Society’s banquet tomorrow, Cooper says, “I am deeply touched, honored, and slightly embarrassed by the award voted to […]

CSI and Time Warner Cable Partner for Student Success: Lots More Pencils! Lots More Books! Lots of Mentors’ Friendly Looks!

October 28, 2009 | College of Staten Island

Gina Gutman, Director of Marketing and Public Affairs with Time Warner Cable, joined 30 students participating in a unique after-school homework help project at PS 57, where she provided $3,000 from the company to fill student backpacks with school supplies and support science workshops. Click Here to view the CSI Today photo gallery of the […]

CSI and Time Warner Cable Partner for Student Success: Lots More Pencils! Lots More Books! Lots of Mentors’ Friendly Looks!

October 28, 2009 | College of Staten Island

Gina Gutman, Director of Marketing and Public Affairs with Time Warner Cable, joined 30 students participating in a unique after-school homework help project at PS 57, where she provided $3,000 from the company to fill student backpacks with school supplies and support science workshops.

CSI to Host Seminar on Italian Immigration

October 27, 2009 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island will host “Re-Membering Italian Immigration: A Textual Retrospective,” on November 5 in the Campus Center Green Dolphin Lounge from 8:30am to 1:00pm. Cutting-edge presentations will be presented concerning a variety of immigration issues and the experience of being Italian that both excited and haunted the arrival of droves of Italians […]

Jazz Scholars to Present Research in The Louis Armstrong Symposium

October 26, 2009 | College of Staten Island

A number of notable jazz scholars will present their research on various facets of Louis Armstrong’s life and music at the College of Staten Island on Saturday, November 21 in the Center for the Arts Recital Hall (Building 1P, Room 120) from 9:00am to 5:00pm. The Louis Armstrong Symposium will feature a keynote address by […]

Dr. Morales Celebrates CSI’s Achievements, Faculty, and Staff at Convocation

October 23, 2009 | College of Staten Island

Convocation at the College of Staten Island has traditionally been a time to underscore this institution’s achievements over the past year, while looking to the further advancement that the future will bring. This year was no different, but, as CSI President Dr. Tomás Morales noted yesterday to a near-capacity crowd in the Center for the […]

The Island’s tragic breast cancer mystery

October 7, 2009 | College of Staten Island

The stories are told every day on Staten Island in pained and quiet voices: Who was diagnosed with breast cancer, who is going through treatment, who died after battling the disease. Lives get lost to breast cancer far more often in this borough than in the rest of the city, and at a higher rate […]

Thousands help raise funds at CSI event aimed at fighting breast-cancer

October 5, 2009 | College of Staten Island

In a season known for red, brown and orange colors, the College of Staten Island’s second annual Fall Festival captured the essence of pink and green yesterday. Geared toward kicking off the season and National Breast Center Awareness Month, the event also boasted the concept of saving energy. Held within the spacious Sports & Recreation […]

Council of Churches Honors CSI

October 2, 2009 | College of Staten Island

The Staten Island Council of Churches honored the College of Staten Island (CSI) for significant contributions to the sociocultural and civic life of the Staten Island community at their Fall Assembly Dinner on October 1, 2009. Community leaders from across the Island gathered at Christ Church in New Brighton to honor CSI, as well as […]

Author Discusses Her Father’s Role in the Liberation of the Ebensee Concentration Camp

October 1, 2009 | College of Staten Island

In honor of Veteran’s Day, Wednesday November 11, Jan Elvin will discuss her book, The Box from Braunau: In Search of My Father’s War, in the Center for the Arts Williamson Theatre at 7:00pm. Admission is free. Jan Elvin presents her father Bill’s World War II experiences as well as his participation in the liberation […]

Celestial Ball to Benefit CSI Scholarships

September 30, 2009 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island hosts its first annual scholarship gala, the “CSI Celestial Ball- Reaching for the Stars, ” on Saturday, December 5 at The Richmond County Country Club at 7:00pm. Committee tri-chairs include Joseph Ricciutti, President of the Staten Island Yankees, CSI alumnus BS in Business Management (’94); Dr. Christine Cea, President of […]

Gov. Paterson Announces $839K Noyce Grant for Teacher Education

September 29, 2009 | College of Staten Island

The exceptional efforts of the College of Staten Island to train tomorrow’s teachers recently received a significant boost by way of an $839K National Science Foundation (NSF) Robert Noyce grant. The funding, announced Tuesday by New York State Governor David Paterson, builds upon the success of the College’s highly successful Teacher Academy program. Renamed the […]

Gov. Paterson Announces $839K Noyce Grant for Teacher Education

September 29, 2009 | College of Staten Island

The exceptional efforts of the College of Staten Island to train tomorrow’s teachers recently received a significant boost by way of an $839K National Science Foundation (NSF) Robert Noyce grant. The funding, announced Tuesday by New York State Governor David Paterson, builds upon the success of the College’s highly successful Teacher Academy program.