College of Staten Island

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 […]

Lehmann Scholarship Endowment to Fuel Graduate Studies in the Humanities

February 2, 2016 | College of Staten Island

The Kurt and Marjorie Lehmann Scholarship has been established with an endowment of $415,000 to provide financial support to graduate students in the humanities and social sciences at the College of Staten Island. This is among the largest scholarship gifts to the College and the first devoted exclusively to Master’s-level students.

CSI Swimming Recognized for Academic Excellence

January 28, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Getting ready for another exciting entry into the postseason, the College of Staten Island men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams picked up a boost in an arena outside the pool this week. Both units were among those selected as Scholar All-America institutions by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).

Rising Stars: Naomi Gaggi ’17

January 28, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Naomi Gaggi ’17: Major: Psychology with a concentration in Neuroscience and Autism Spectrum Disorders A Macaulay Honors College and Dean’s List student, who is currently working in three labs, a member of two honors societies, a peer tutor, and a record-setting and award-winning member of the CSI Swimming and Diving team.

Rising Star: Ronak Patel ’17

January 21, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Ronak Patel ’17: Major: Nursing A SEEK student, he works in the SEEK Office, assisting with workshops, and he volunteers at a local hospital. He is currently researching the views of different world cultures on medicine. A favorite aspect of CSI: “Everyone here encourages you to succeed; they support you in all your success.

Conducting Speech Research at the College of Staten Island

January 17, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Jessica Spensieri ’17 received a Verrazano Research Grant in the Summer of 2015, and used it to conduct research in the CSI Speech Lab. My name is Jessica Spensieri and I am a Verrazano student of the 2017 graduating class.  I am also a linguistics major and recipient of the Verrazano Research Study Grant for […]

[gallery] Sixth Annual Celestial Ball Raises Much-Needed Funds to Support CSI

January 15, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Enthusiasm was in the air as faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends of the College of Staten Island broke attendance and contribution records, last December, at the Sixth Annual Celestial Ball. The gala event, which took place at the Richmond County Country Club, was hosted by the CSI Foundation.

Rising Stars: Bree Silverman ’16

January 14, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Bree Silverman ’16: Major: Mathematics with a concentration in Secondary Education A Teacher Education Honors Academy and Dean’s List student, she is also a NOYCE scholar and an Alfred Harcourt recipient. A favorite aspect of CSI: “I am having a wonderful experience at CSI and I attribute that to the Teacher Education Honors Academy.

Led by Smith, CSI sends six to ECAC Women’s Soccer All-Star teams

December 17, 2015 | College of Staten Island

It was a history making year for the College of Staten Island women’s soccer team, and after making its first-ever NCAA Division III National Championship Tournament, the team got a series of first and second-team selections from the ECAC Division III Metro NY/NJ Athletic Conference.  Senior Danielle Smith was named to the first team, while a total of five other Dolphins earned on to the second-team.

College of Staten Island STEM Scholarship Recipients Engineer the Future through National Grid Partnership

November 19, 2015 | College of Staten Island

Twelve students at the College of Staten Island received scholarships in the STEM disciplines as part of a three-year partnership with National Grid to encourage more college students to study science, technology, engineering, and math. During a meeting at CSI, Frank Lombardo, Executive Advisor to the President of National Grid U.S.

Women’s Soccer Back on Top; Defeat Lehman in CUNYAC Final

November 7, 2015 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island women’s soccer team kept their dream season intact with another win for the ages, this time scoring a 2-1, overtime, victory over top-seeded Lehman College as part of the 2015 CUNYAC Women’s Soccer Postseason Championship at Brooklyn College in Brooklyn, NY.

Innovative Care, Patient Outcomes, Professional Successes, are the pulse of the Nursing Doctorate program

October 28, 2015 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island School of Health Sciences offers the Doctorate of Nursing Practice to prepare practitioners of nursing to provide innovative care at the highest level by translating credible research findings into clinical practice in diverse healthcare settings such as hospitals, homes, and throughout the community. The program is open to all Bachelor […]

CSI Alumnus Receives Macaulay Honors College Pioneer Alumni Award

October 26, 2015 | College of Staten Island

As a kick-off to its 15th anniversary celebration, Macaulay Honors College is proud to announce the first winner of its Pioneer Alumni award: Thomas Brigandi, a 2012 graduate of Macaulay Honors College at the College of Staten Island. Brigandi received the award during Macaulay’s Alumni Weekend as it welcomed back the Class of 2005—its first graduating class, and all other alumni.

CSI Named to Top Military Friendly Schools List

October 26, 2015 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island announced today that it has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds, and publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse. This is the seventh consecutive year that CSI has been named to this prestigious list, appearing every year since that the Military Friendly® Schools designation has recognized service members and their families with transparent, data driven ratings about post-military education and career opportunities.

Ed Burke, Christine Cea, Cesar Claro, and Wilma Jones to Receive President’s Medal at the Sixth Annual Celestial Ball Honoring Community Leaders and Raising Funds

October 26, 2015 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island Foundation’s Sixth Annual Celestial Ball will be held at the Richmond County Country Club on Saturday, December 12, 2015. The reception will begin at 6:30pm, followed by dinner and a program. The goal of the Celestial Ball is to raise much-needed funds to benefit all aspects of the College—from support […]

CSI Ranks Sixth Nationwide

October 26, 2015 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island was ranked sixth in the nation on the Social Mobility Index (SMI), published by CollegeNET, a Portland, Oregon-based, privately held company whose rankings focus directly and broadly on the issue of economic mobility. The College of Staten Island also ranked third in New York State on the SMI, only being topped by Baruch and City College.

School of Ed. Alum Helms a NYC Best High School

October 20, 2015 | College of Staten Island

College of Staten Island alumnus Michael Shadrick ’93, ’03, who earned his Post-Master’s Advanced Certificate for Leadership in Education from the College of Staten Island School of Education, was featured in the NY Daily News for his strategic role in transforming his school into one of NYC’s best high schools.

Dance in the Making: KineticArchitecture Dance Theatre & Dance to the People

October 19, 2015 | College of Staten Island

The CUNY Dance Initiative at the College of Staten Island presents “Dance in the Making: KineticArchitecture Dance Theatre & Dance to the People,” its first-ever performance on Friday, November 6 at 8:00pm in the Center for the Arts Williamson Theatre. KineticArchitecture Dance Theatre cultivates work that is artistically progressive, socially relevant, and insanely irreverent in […]