College of Staten Island

Savor the Flavors to Delight Palates and Support Scholarships

March 23, 2016 | College of Staten Island

The best restaurants on Staten Island will join together for the Seventh Annual Savor the Flavors tasting event on Sunday, April 3 in the College of Staten Island Center for the Arts. Each participating restaurant will bring their signature dish and demonstrate how it is prepared. Guest judges Rob Burmeister, Eddie Canlon, and John Sierp […]

Verrazano Student Receives Full Scholarships to Multiple Law Schools

March 21, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Jennifer Pierce ’16 wasn’t sure that she wanted to attend the College of Staten Island. After graduating from Port Richmond High School, the New Springville resident considered going away to school. Now 21 and a senior at CSI, graduating this spring with a dual degree, Pierce says she doesn’t regret a thing.

On Heels of All-Star Game Selection, Fonseca Scoops Up NABC All-America Honor

March 17, 2016 | College of Staten Island

A day after his selection to compete in the Reese’s 2016 NCAA Division III All-Star Game in Salem, Va., College of Staten Island men’s basketball star Will Fonseca has received more good tidings from the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), being selected as a first-team All-Atlantic region all-star and a second-team All-America by the […]

Studying Abroad in San Jose, Costa Rica

March 17, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Georgiy Lyzhin ’16 completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing in January 2016, but not before he traveled to Costa Rica with CSI’s faculty-led program, where he earned nursing credit! Hola! My name is Georgiy Lyzhin and I just graduated the College of Staten Island with a major in Nursing.  Over the January 2016 Intersession, I […]

[video] Cusick: Assembly proposal seeks tuition freeze for CUNY, SUNY

March 14, 2016 | College of Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE — A proposed state budget resolution will include a two-year tuition freeze for all City University and State University of New York colleges, according to Assemblyman Michael Cusick. Cusick (D-Mid-Island) met with College of Staten Island President Dr. William Fritz and students on CSI’s Willowbrook campus Friday to discuss the budget resolution. […]

Teacher Education Honors Academy Students Change the World

March 10, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Samantha Haimowitz ’14 and Stephanie Palumbo ’14 had the privilege of being teachers before they even became teachers. Both CSI graduates participated in the College of Staten Island’s Teacher Education Honors Academy (TEHA), a selective program that allows CSI students to intern in middle and high school math and science classrooms, and offers full and […]

New Leadership Takes CSI Value to Next Level

March 2, 2016 | College of Staten Island

As preparations are being made for its 60th anniversary celebration, the College of Staten Island proudly welcomes two new leaders. Carlos A. Serrano Assistant Vice President for Finance and Budget Mr. Carlos A. Serrano has over 24 years of budget and finance experience, most recently as the Assistant Vice President for Budget and Finance at […]

CSI Campus Climate Survey Now Open Through April 1

March 1, 2016 | College of Staten Island

President William Fritz encouraged by in-depth assessment tool to “create a better CSI” Welcoming. Inclusive. Open. Fair. These are what College of Staten Island (CSI) President William Fritz believes are some of the key qualities that CSI must strive to achieve, maintain, and improve. This spring, the College will launch a campus climate survey, an […]

President Obama Awards CSI Prof Dan McCloskey with Nation’s Highest Honor for Early Career Researchers

February 24, 2016 | College of Staten Island

President Barack Obama named College of Staten Island (CSI) Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Daniel McCloskey a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, granting him the U.S. government’s highest award for scientists and engineers in the early stages of their independent research careers.

New Food Pantry Added to List of Student Support Services

February 23, 2016 | College of Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE – The College of Staten Island opened an on‑campus food pantry to provide students in need with non‑perishable food items. “Food insecurity is a very real problem in Staten Island, New York City, and in the nation,” said the College of Staten Island’s President William Fritz.

The Business of Healthcare: Michael Dowling presents at CSI

February 22, 2016 | College of Staten Island

A Joint Presentation of the School of Business and the School of Health Sciences: Mr. Michael Dowling, the President and CEO of Northwell Health (formerly the North Shore-LIJ Health System) spoke at the College of Staten Island on Thursday, November 12, 2015, to an audience of students, faculty, College administrators, representatives from Staten Island University […]

Ana Hayes to Serve in the U.S. Consulate General in Milan, Italy

February 18, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Ana Hayes is no stranger to world travel. The Queens, NY-born CSI student traveled to Europe as early as nine years old. Now, this summer, the 20-year-old junior at the Macaulay Honors College at the College of Staten Island will travel to Milan, Italy to serve in the U.S.

Mahwish Razi: China, guys, China!

February 17, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Mahwish Razi ’18, a Verrazano student, is a Computer Science major with minors in Chinese and Political Science. Not only does she study broadly, she travels broadly! Here she shares here experiences on a winter study abroad in China (and elsewhere!). 2/5/2016 Three countries, one month, and I am officially back and labeled, “Miss traveled […]

Travels to Ghana: Alumna Recalls How Study Abroad Program Prepared Her for Life’s Journey

February 11, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Ever since she was a young girl, Ledys Janett Perez ’13 knew that she had a passion for helping others. Now, after graduating from the College of Staten Island with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, Miss Perez is finally living her dream. This February, the young CSI alumna traveled to Ghana, Africa as […]

Live Actors Pose as Patients in Nursing Classrooms

February 11, 2016 | College of Staten Island

The ability of a clinician to develop a rapport with a patient, the skill to perform an organized physical examination, and the competency to gather an accurate and concise history is the hallmark of a successful clinician. To respond to this call, the College of Staten Island’s School of Health Sciences‘ Department of Nursing has developed […]

Rising Stars: Steve Arriaga ’17

February 11, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Steve Arriaga ‘17:  Major: English with a concentration in Linguistics, minoring in French and Spanish Language. A Verrazano School and Dean’s List student, and a recipient of 13 scholarships, he completed a year as a study abroad peer advisor, and graduated from the Emerging Leaders Program and the CUNY Service Corps where he interned at Lifestyles for the Disabled.

CFA Kids Event: Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey

February 9, 2016 | College of Staten Island

What Marvin the mouse wants most is to be popular, but the “cool” rats think he’s a geek. To escape from their bullying, Marvin retreats into a world of fantasy through his science books where he’s the hero. Join Marvin as he blasts off in a homemade rocket and lands on the surface of the […]

Dolphins Men Triumph Again; Win Third Straight Title; Women Take Third Place

February 7, 2016 | College of Staten Island

FINAL SCORES / FINAL RESULTS – The College of Staten Island men’s swimming and diving team marched to their third-straight CUNYAC Championship this afternoon, pulling away from the field on the Meet’s final day, securing a 68 point win over both Lehman College and Baruch College, who tied for second place.

MHC Student Austin Krauza ‘16 presents Research at MIT and Albany, on Fuzzy Clustering Algorithms for Data Analysis

February 5, 2016 | College of Staten Island

At 21 years old, Austin Krauza is already an accomplished researcher. The College of Staten Island (CSI) Computer Science major, with an interest in business and data analytics, recently authored a paper under the mentorship of Dr. Natacha Gueorguieva, which he presented at the 2015 IEEE Research Conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) […]

Insight into Infant Development Beyond the Lab

February 2, 2016 | College of Staten Island

College of Staten Island Professor of Psychology, Dr. Lana Karasik, and her research colleagues published a study last year in the Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology in which they describe group differences in infants’ sitting ability, opportunity to practice sitting, and mothers’ support of infants’ skills in five-month-olds from six cultures: Argentina, Cameroon, Italy, Kenya, South […]