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Urban Male Leadership Celebrates 10 Years and Sets a Fundraising Record

March 21, 2017 | Lehman College

The first Inaugural Awards and Scholarship Brunch for the Urban Male Leadership Program (UMLP) took place on in late February celebrating the program’s ten-year anniversary at Lehman College. But in the process, also set a fundraising record: the awards raised more than $30,000, surpassing its fundraising goal of $20,000 and was attended by about 200 […]

Accomplished Lehman Student, Journalist, Podcaster Wins Elaine Rivera Scholarship

March 21, 2017 | Lehman College

Senior Jason Burgos is this year’s recipient of the Elaine Rivera Scholarship, which is awarded to journalism students who are succeeding academically and have demonstrated strong storytelling skills. With his articles appearing in various online publications and his own podcast, Burgos is already ahead of the game in establishing his presence in the field. Burgos […]

Chris Emdin (B.S., ’01) to Speak at the NYC Writing Project’s 19th Annual Conference on March 18

March 16, 2017 | Lehman College

New York Times-bestselling author, and Lehman College alumnus, Dr. Christopher Emdin, will deliver the keynote address at the NYC Writing Project’s 19th Annual Conference on March 18.

A Stellar Basketball Career for Lehman Lightning Star

March 16, 2017 | Lehman College

Amely Del Rosario, Lehman’s 5’5” powerhouse guard, is one of the greatest basketball players in the history of Lehman College.

Bronx Institute Nets $1.8 Million for English Language Education

March 8, 2017 | Lehman College

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $1.8 million, five-year grant to the Bronx Institute at Lehman College. The funds will support Project ALPHA (Academic Language Produces Higher Achievement), a new program that provides professional development to teachers in the field of English language instruction. According to the New York City Department of Education, […]

BUSTED! An Original Theatre Piece Begins Today

March 8, 2017 | Lehman College

BUSTED! mixes Kafka with Keaton with a strong dash of The New Jim Crow to create a multimedia work that takes on mass incarceration.

New LGBTQ Organization Makes its Campus Debut

March 8, 2017 | Lehman College

The LGBTQ+Alliance will be a “source of solidarity” for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students on Lehman’s campus.

Noëlle Santos (B.A. ’09; M.S. ’12) Shares Her Entrepreneurial Vision with Students

March 8, 2017 | Lehman College

The two-time Lehman College alumna has a dream: to bring an indie bookstore to her native Bronx.

Discussing Racism and Injustice in the Criminal Justice System

March 8, 2017 | Lehman College

Renée Hutchins spoke as part of the Herbert H. Lehman Leadership program’s spring seminar series, focusing on the role the average citizen can play in the justice reform movement.

Prof. Tananbaum’s New Herbert H. Lehman Bio Lauded by the NY Times

February 28, 2017 | Lehman College

Longtime Times journalist, Sam Roberts, devoted his entire weekly Bookshelf column to Tananbaum’s magisterial new work, Herbert H. Lehman: A Political Biography.

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.