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Lehman Offers CUNY’s First Masters of Science Degree in Organizational Leadership

February 17, 2017 | Lehman College, Uncategorized

Lehman College’s new Masters of Science in Organizational Leadership (or MSOL) program is the first of its kind in CUNY.

Lehman to Host NYC Men Teach Day Celebration on Feb. 9

February 8, 2017 | Lehman College

On February 9, Lehman College will recognize NYC Men Teach Day at the College in Carman B-50 from 3:30-5:30 p.m.

President Cruz Presses for Greater Equity In Higher Ed at Congressional Hearing

February 7, 2017 | Lehman College

Dr. José Luis Cruz, president of Herbert H. Lehman College, delivered testimony this morning to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce that emphasized the need to fight inequities in higher education.

Lehman Chamber Players Present Free Concert February 26

February 7, 2017 | Lehman College

The Lehman Chamber Players will perform works by Romantic composers Brahms, Mahler, and Dvorak on Sunday, February 26, at 2 p.m. The public is invited to this free concert, which will be held in the Recital Hall on the third floor of the Music Building. Seating is limited.

Four Lehman College Students Win Competitive Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

January 26, 2017 | Lehman College

This spring, four Lehman students will set off for study abroad opportunities in Japan; South Korea; Shanghai, China; and Singapore, thanks to the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Since 2015, sixteen Lehman students have been awarded the competitive scholarship.

Lehman College Ranked No.4 in Mobility Rate for Students in the U.S.

January 24, 2017 | Lehman College

A new study, published in The New York Times, placed Lehman College No. 4 in the top ten colleges nationwide with the highest “mobility rate.”

Lehman College Recruiting Applicants for the First Virtual Reality Training Lab in the Bronx

January 24, 2017 | Lehman College

Lehman College is the first local higher educational institution to offer an 11-month training program as part of its new Virtual Reality Training Academy and Development Lab.

Student Health Center Moves to New Location and Offers Improved Health Services

January 13, 2017 | Lehman College

After four years of planning, the student health center moved in August to its new location in the Old Gym Building, Room B008. The move will accommodate phase two of Lehman’s master plan, which is to build another science building.

Cindy Kreisberg, a physician’s assistant, and the director of the Student Health Center, has worked in the T3 building for the past nineteen years. Even though that space wasn’t specifically built to be a health clinic, Kreisberg appreciated how it was a light-filled and welcoming space.

Lehman President José Luis Cruz EdCast Interview to Air on CUNY-TV

January 13, 2017 | Lehman College

Lehman College President College José Luis Cruz recently appeared on the award-winning television series EdCast, and his compelling interviewing will air on CUNY-TV and be available on the web.

New Lehman Course Explores “The Roots of Our Hispanic Heritage’

January 12, 2017 | Lehman College

So which came first? The Spanish conquistadors or the British colonists? Jamestown or St. Augustine? The Spanish language or the English language? Hernando de Soto or Lewis and Clark? Do you know who celebrated America’s first Christmas? Where the city of Galveston, Tx. got its name?

A new Lehman College course—LEH 354 “The Roots of Our Hispanic Heritage”—will explore many chapters of American history that are seldom covered in U.S. history books and classrooms. The course is designed to introduce students to the most important people, events and landmarks marking the history of Hispanics in North America.

Lehman Community Comes Together to Provide Student Services During Power Outage

January 9, 2017 | Lehman College

The Lehman College community came together this week in a unified effort that reflects the college’s ability to mobilize and cope with adversity during a crisis.

Tuesday’s power outage caused the evacuation of four buildings and relocation of administrative personnel. By Wednesday morning, the College’s most critical student services were up and running in temporary spaces, set up in the Music Building’s East Dining Room and Faculty Dining Room.

Barely skipping a beat, Admissions, Registrar, and Financial Aid staff were deployed to makeshift offices in the East Dining Room. International Services, Veterans Affairs, and General Advisement were among the departments working in the Faculty Dining Room. On Wednesday, the school held its “common advising day” where faculty advisors are available to meet with students to answer their questions. The circumstances made it more of an uncommon advising day.

Biology Professor’s Study Could Pave Way for Greater Understanding of how Plants and Animals Grow and Develop

December 29, 2016 | Lehman College

Dr. Zhi-Liang Zheng, a biology professor and plant scientist in the Department of Biological Science, published a paper last month in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) that demonstrates a connection between Rho GTPase and RNA polymerase II (Pol II), two key molecules involved in cellular signaling and transcription in eukaryotes. Eukaryotes are organisms whose cell contains a nucleus and other organelles and animals and plants are both eukaryotic organisms. Zheng and his colleagues have provided genetic and biochemical evidence that links these two molecules in an intracellular signaling pathway.

Lehman Scientists Part of Significant Finding in Particle Physics and Astronomy

December 29, 2016 | Lehman College

Lehman College is a collaborating institution in The Pierre Auger Observatory in Pampa Amarilla, Argentina, the largest cosmic ray observatory in the world. The observatory tracks and observes particle showers produced by ultra-high energy cosmic rays.

Lehman Professor Luis Anchordoqui and Research Associate Tom Paul, are members of the Observatory’s prestigious 500-member collaboration of world-class scientists, and recently contributed to what could be a potentially significant discovery in the world of particle physics and astronomy They both are part of the Lehman Department of Physics and Astronomy.
The duo is part of a team that according to the journal Nature, have found that “particle showers caused by natural ultra high energy collisions in Earth’s atmosphere, produce more muons—heavier cousins of the electron, than current physics models can explain.”

Lehman College Partners with EON Reality to Establish a Virtual and Augmented Reality Center in NYC

December 21, 2016 | Lehman College

This academy will support the training of new Virtual and Augmented Reality professionals as well as support the development of VR and AR applications that will assist in teaching Lehman’s students. The new program will be housed at the College’s satellite campus, CUNY on the Concourse.

Post Election Call-To-Action Panel Discusses Critical Issues in the Age of Trump

December 19, 2016 | Lehman College

A special post election panel discussion called to “educate, engage and empower” the Lehman campus in the aftermath of the surprising presidential election results, was held on November 14th in the Lovinger Theatre.

Lehman Signs Agreement with Medical School Guaranteeing Interviews for High Performing Students

December 19, 2016 | Lehman College

Dr. Harriet Fayne, interim provost and senior vice president for academic affairs signed significant “articulation agreements” with The New York Institute of Technology’s (NYITCOM) College of Osteopathic Medicine that guarantee Lehman students who maintain high academic standards an interview at a prestigious New York medical school.

Student Government Association Wins Fight to Keep Library Open for 24 Hours During Finals Week

December 19, 2016 | Lehman College

By now the word is out that the Leonard Lief Library will remain open for 24-hours from December 7 through 21. It’s thanks in large part to the efforts of the Student Government Association, who waged the fight for almost three years—that’s three years of bringing their case before administration officials, the College senate, and before each rotating cast of student representatives.

Lehman Wins CUNY IT Award for Innovation

December 19, 2016 | Lehman College

Lehman College was awarded the CUNY IT Innovation Award for technological achievement at a ceremony at John Jay College in early December. Each year, the CUNY IT Innovation Award recognizes a project that is inventive and results in new ways for Colleges to operate. Lehman won for its process automation system. In addition, members of several Lehman offices presented on Lehman 360, iDeclare, TurnItIn, and Accessibility Best Practices at conference workshop sessions.

Lehman College Professor Teresita Levy Establishing Education Partnerships in Cuba

December 16, 2016 | Lehman College

Professor Teresita Levy recently returned to Cuba for a third time since 2015, in a continuing effort to create Lehman College partnerships with the island’s most prominent universities.

Lehman Senior Receives Internship Extension at NBC

December 16, 2016 | Lehman College, Uncategorized

Grisel Mora, a Lehman senior majoring in journalism, has received two internship extensions at NBC after completing the National Association of Hispanic Journalists’ (NAHJ) Summer Diversity Fellowship. (NAHJ) The current extension will run until May 2017.