College of Staten Island faculty, staff, and students were joined by business and community leaders at the College’s “An Evening Above and Beyond with CSI” gala event last week at Above Rooftop at the Hilton Garden Inn, where CSI Interim President Dr.
Staten Island is a burgeoning community of nearly half a million people and is part of one of the most important and opportunity-filled cities in the world. Staten Islanders tend to seek the majority of needed services within the borough and rely heavily on local schools, hospitals, and social service settings in the community.
Mr. Thomas C. Baxter Jr., Executive Vice President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, visited the College of Staten Island School of Business last month and shared his perspectives with approximately 400 students, faculty, staff, and administrators in a lecture titled “Leadership, Ethics and the Rule of Law.” His lecture focused on the complex financial and ethical challenges the Federal Reserve was confronted with during the financial crisis of 2008, and he addressed these issues through a close examination of the Maiden Lane III Portfolio, which the Federal Reserve utilized to evaluate and plan the bailout of American International Group (AIG) Corporation.
Staten Island High School Students learned about career options at the fourth annual “World of Accounting” event in the Williamson Theater at the College of Staten Island, sponsored by The New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA). The purpose of the event was to inform high school students about the education requirements for accounting majors, and to provide them with information about the various employment options for accountants.
Just a handful of weeks after being named the CUNYAC Player of the Year, College of Staten Island women’s soccer senior captain Demi-Jean Martorano captured yet another award, being named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-East Regional Team.
Dr. William J. Fritz, Interim President of College of Staten Island, has not forgotten his roots. An internationally acclaimed geologist who has published more than 50 articles and guidebooks on sedimentation around modern and ancient explosive volcanoes—as well as on sedimentology, stratigraphy, and paleobotany—was more than happy when Dr.
STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE — More than one year after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the borough, industry leaders are still unsure of toll the storm took on Staten Island’s business community. In fact, it’s still unclear how many businesses were affected. And there’s an unknown number of merchants who have yet to recoup losses after the storm ripped across the borough on Oct.
The College of Staten Island’s “An Evening Above and Beyond with CSI” will take place on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at the Above Rooftop at the Hilton Garden Inn. The reception will begin at 6:30pm. This year’s recipients of the President’s Medals include: Dr.
Before Melody Berkovits graduated from the College of Staten Island in 2004 with a degree in psychology … before she received her Doctorate of Philosophy in Psychology at the CUNY Graduate Center … and long before she decided to pursue her law degree at the Benjamin N.
Data Gathered After Sandy An Invaluable Tool, Researchers SayDr. William J. Fritz recently, Interim President of the College of Staten Island, recently stopped by the NY1 studios to discuss with Anthony Pascale the new data in the wake of Hurricane Sandy that is expected to help city officials prepare for the future.
A team led by CSI students was recently awarded First Place at the 2013 CUNY Design for UNICEF Challenge. The competition, titled, “Fulfilling the Promise” tasked teams of CUNY students to design a solution that has the potential to save children’s lives.
Full-time undergraduate students in science, engineering, and mathematics at CSI can now secure financial assistance to pursue their studies, thanks to the establishment of a $100,000 fully endowed scholarship by CSI alumnus Dr. Michael Nakao. Dr. Nakao, who has been a practicing physician in Albany, NY for 30 years, and who is on the clinical faculty of Albany Medical College, explains why he decided to establish the scholarship.
Gifts to the CUNY Campaign for Charitable Giving provide assistance for the homeless, home-bound senior citizens, daycare centers, teens who are struggling to complete high school, and others who may be facing economic and social challenges. The CUNY Campaign has more than 1,200 charities participating.
Dr. William J. Fritz, Interim President and Professor of Geology at the College of Staten Island, The City University of New York and Member of the Earth and Environmental Sciences Doctoral Faculty at the CUNY Graduate Center, was the featured expert for the ABC Eyewitness News Special “Superstorm Sandy: What We Learned,” with ABC TV’s Bill Ritter and Diana Williams, and Newark Star-Ledger Columnist and reporter Mark Di Ionno.
Since September 11, 2001, over 6,700 service men and women have perished in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn. Beginning the morning of November 7, 2013 the College of Staten Island CUNY Veterans Support Services (VSS) will place 6,700 American flags, each bearing an individual’s name, on CSI’s Great Lawn in remembrance of the fallen.
STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE — Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy’s devastating attack on our portion of the East Coast. The storm was a wake-up call to the entire New York metropolitan area — but especially to Staten Island, the Rockaways, Breezy Point and other low-lying coastal areas.
College of Staten Island students have showcased their talent for a few years now at the annual CSI’s Got Talent competition. This has left some faculty and staff yearning for a creative outlet of their own. It was a mild September evening at Killmeyer’s Old Bavaria Inn when two CSI-fueled bands, DNR and Tony and the Teckees, played in the restaurant’s outdoor Beer Garden to a sold out crowd enjoying music, food, and each others company.
G.I. Jobs magazine named the College of Staten Island a Top Military-Friendly School in the country based upon the college’s commitment to serving the needs of students with military experience and its wide array of services designed for student veterans. This is the fifth year in a row in which CSI was ranked in the top 20 percent of military-friendly colleges, universities, and trade schools in the nation.
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the College of Staten Island is well known for providing leadership during many periods of changing economies and unexpected disasters. Having worked directly with over 6,300 businesses and having created or saved over 4,300 jobs through its consistent service to business leaders for over two decades, the Staten Island Small Business Development Center (SBDC) celebrated their 20 years of service to the local business community.
This fall semester, three CSI students are benefiting from full scholarships to study in Florence, Italy. Two of them, with previous Italian language coursework at CSI, were awarded additional grants from CSI’s Italian Studies Program, which is a part of the World Languages and Literatures Department.