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World Science Festival and Con Edison Bring Scientific Exploration to Each of New York City’s Five Boroughs with City of Science, Beginning May 7 at Lehman College

April 27, 2016 | Lehman College

The World Science Festival and Con Edison are pleased to announce City of Science, a buzzing mini-metropolis of free interactive exhibits and demonstrations that will travel to each of New York City’s five boroughs, engaging New Yorkers of all ages in the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and math. Produced by the Festival and presented by Con Edison, the daylong City of Science expos feature mind-expanding demonstrations and hands-on activities. Like the highly successful first World Science Festival Brisbane (March 9-13), City of Science represents the Festival growing in its mission to bring science to a broad general audience.

New Musical ‘Daniel in the Lions’ Den’ Opens at Lehman College May 12

April 27, 2016 | Lehman College

Daniel in the Lions’ Den, a dramatic new musical composed by Professor Penny Prince of Lehman College’s Music Department, retells the biblical tale of oppression and faith with some new insights into immigration, incarceration, and staying true to one’s self. Performances will be held on Thursday, May 12, at 7 p.m. and Friday, May 13, at 11 a.m. in Room 306 of the Music Building.

Provost Anny Morrobel-Sosa Visits Egypt as Part of Higher Education Initiative

April 14, 2016 | Lehman College

Lehman Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, Anny Morrobel-Sosa, is traveling to Egypt from April 14-23, to speak about STEM education and specifically women in the STEM fields as part of the new United States-Egypt Higher Education Initiative. The initiative will provide opportunity for Egyptians to study at home and in the U.S. and for […]

Lehman College and Community Chorus to Present Spring Concert May 1

April 13, 2016 | Lehman College

The Lehman College and Community Chorus will present its annual Spring Concert on Sunday, May 1, at 2:30 p.m. in the Lehman Concert Hall. Complimentary tickets are available at the Box Office and can also be obtained after 1 p.m. on the day of the performance.

Prof. Sanford Wins Third Fulbright Scholarship and Will Publish Two Books in 2016

April 4, 2016 | Lehman College

This is shaping up to be quite a successful and exciting year for Professor Victoria Sanford, the chair of the Lehman College Anthropology Department and director of the Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies. She’s recently been awarded her third J. William Fulbright Scholarship and is awaiting the publication of two new books this […]

Lehman College Community to Mark National Autism Awareness Month, April 4

April 1, 2016 | Lehman College

“Light It Up Blue” is a global campaign to shine a light on autism and autism spectrum disorders. In selecting the historic Music Building, Lehman College joins iconic landmarks around the world, including New York City’s Empire State Building, in commemoration of the United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Awareness Day, a day adopted in 2007 to shine a bright light on autism as a growing global health crisis.

Lehman Alumnus at Texas A&M Wins Award as Outstanding Academic Advisor

March 31, 2016 | Lehman College

Rafael Almanzar, a 2009 graduate of Lehman College and now an academic advisor at Texas A&M, recently received an award for providing his students with just that kind of advising excellence. Almanzar was presented with the 2016 NACADA (National Academic Advising Association) Region 7 Certificate of Merit for new advisor. The award recognizes individuals who have provided outstanding academic advising to students and who have served as advisors for less than three years. Region 7, includes the states of Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas.

Lehman College Music Department to Host Concerto Competition for High Schoolers, April 1

March 21, 2016 | Lehman College

Contestants must be high school students and play a woodwind, brass, or mallet percussion solo, suitable for performance with wind band, such as Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto or the Chaminade Concertino for Flute.

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to Deliver the 47the Annual Herbert H. Lehman Memorial Lecture

March 16, 2016 | Lehman College

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will deliver the 47th Annual Herbert H. Lehman Memorial Lecture on Thursday, March 17, at the Lovinger Theatre at 11 a.m at Lehman College. The title of the lecture is “From Turmoil to Opportunity: The United Nations in a Changing Global Landscape.” Lehman College has played a vital role in […]

Lehman Women’s Basketball Team Crowned CUNYAC Champs, Now Headed to the NCAA Tournament

March 1, 2016 | Lehman College

Junior Amely Del Rosario scored 30 points as the Lehman College women’s basketball team triumphed over Brooklyn College in overtime, 73-67, to win the 2016 CUNYAC Championship on Friday, Feb. 26, at the Nat Holman Gymnasium in Manhattan. The Lightning Lehman (20-7), who had claimed the No. 1 seed in the tournament by winning this […]

Lehman Provost and Latin American Professor are Part of Historic Delegation to Cuba

February 19, 2016 | Lehman College

Lehman Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Anny Morrobel-Sosa and Professor Teresita Levy, an associate professor of Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies,were part of a historic delegation that could have long-range ramifications for future higher education partnerships between U.S. colleges and Cuba. The possibility for future partnerships between Lehman and Cuban universities […]

Lehman Sophomore Takes First Place in CUNY Essay Contest

January 29, 2016 | Lehman College

Radya Shaid, a sophomore majoring in therapeutic recreation at Lehman College, is the winner of the CUNY Ethics and Morality Essay Contest. She took the top prize for her thoughtful essay on the importance of contemplation and reflection in cultivating an articulate and engaged citizenry. Four more Lehman students received honorable mentions. The annual award, […]

Lehman College Choruses Accepting New Members

January 25, 2016 | Lehman College

The first rehearsal for the Lehman College Chorus, which meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5 p.m., will be held on Monday, February 1. The Lehman College Community Chorus, which meets on Tuesday evenings from 7-9:30 p.m., will begin rehearsals on Tuesday, February 2.

Lehman Launches New Campus Virtual Tour

January 13, 2016 | Lehman College, Uncategorized

Potential students and visitors are about to get a whole new perspective on Lehman College, before they even set foot on campus. That perspective will be a virtual one, with magnificent 360-degree views of everything the school has to offer including the APEX Athletic Facility, the Science Building and the Multimedia Center. The newly launched […]

Joseph Tusiani Named New York State Poet Laureate Emeritus

January 11, 2016 | Lehman College, Uncategorized

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo named Joseph Tusiani, a Professor Emeritus of Lehman College, New York State Poet Laureate Emeritus.

School of Natural and Social Sciences (NSS) Receives $733,000 Education Grant to Redefine 21st Century STEM Majors

December 9, 2015 | Lehman College

A $733,000 grant was awarded to Lehman’s School of Natural and Social Sciences (NSS) as part of the $20 million CUNY Strategic Investment Initiative. The grant is for the school’s “Modern STEM Major Initiative: A Redesign of Instruction, Curriculum, Experiential Learning for the 21st Century.” The funds will be used to build a firm STEM framework for supporting students in their required major courses and in pursuit of STEM careers. The grant is focused on what STEM classrooms of the future need to do to engage students in a way that excites and motivates them.

Lehman Economic and Business Students Win Federal Reserve Bank of New York Competition

December 9, 2015 | Lehman College

Lehman College has won the finals of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s college fed challenge a competition where macroeconomic knowledge and savvy is the prime currency. The fed challenge team’s success comes in its first year of participation and its quartet of undergraduate economics and business students prepared tirelessly for the competition.

Lehman Marine Research Director Receives Award for Lifetime Dedication to Urban Waterways

December 9, 2015 | Lehman College

Dr. Joseph Rachlin, Lehman’s director of the Laboratory for Marine and Estuarine Research and interim associate provost and dean for research, was honored on November 7th with the “Great Work Award” for his nearly five decades of restoration work and research on the Bronx, Sawmill, Hudson and East Rivers. He is a professor in the Biological Sciences department.

Languages and Literatures Professor Presented Prestigious Award from Chilean Council for Culture and Arts

December 9, 2015 | Lehman College

Lehman Languages and Literature Department Professor Gerardo Piña-Rosales recently received one of the Chilean governments most prestigious awards: The Order of Gabriela Mistral, the Orden al Mérito Docente y Cultural. (Teaching and the Order of Cultural Merit) Piña-Rosales, the president of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language and a Lehman professor since 1981, accepted the award on October […]

Published Work of Lehman Professors Among Most Frequently Cited by Colleagues

December 7, 2015 | Lehman College

Being recognized by your colleagues and peers is perhaps the ultimate compliment a research professor can receive. Eight studies, published by seven Lehman professors in the School of Natural and Socials Sciences, are among the top one percent of most frequently cited publications in their respective fields, according to an analysis of the Web of Science. The […]