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Lehman College, Community Chorus to Present Spring Concert on Sunday, May 7

April 28, 2017 | Lehman College

The Lehman College and Community Chorus will present its annual free Spring Concert on Sunday, May 7, at 2:30 p.m. in the Lehman Concert Hall. The program will feature Mozart’s Requiem. Complimentary tickets will be available at the Box Office beginning at 1 p.m. on the day of the performance.

Congressman Adriano Espaillat to Deliver Annual Lehman Lecture on Friday, May 5th

April 25, 2017 | Lehman College

In his speech entitled, “Fighting for the America I Know!” Espaillat will share stories about his personal journey to congress and “his work in opposition to Trump administration policies that hinder progress in America’s efforts to achieve equity and opportunity for all.”

Engineering Innovator to Speak at 2017 Sweeney Lecture

April 21, 2017 | Lehman College

Dr. Lisa C. Klein is a pioneer in the fields of nanomaterials science and ceramic engineering. A distinguished professor in the Rutgers University Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and this year’s speaker at the 37th Annual Arthur Sweeney Jr. Lecture, she will deliver a talk titled “Moon Rocks and Melting Gels,” and she will discuss her four decade-plus career as a scientist.

Lehman Takes Part In Citywide One Book, One NY Initiative

April 17, 2017 | Lehman College

Ask most New Yorkers and they’ll claim what unifies them with the other 8.5 million who live in the city is a love of good bagels, an aversion to subway dance performances, and annoyance at slow-walking tourists. But beginning this month, another thing will connect the residents of NYC—and Lehman will play a key role.

Tackling Food Insecurity at Lehman College

March 30, 2017 | Lehman College, Uncategorized

The Student Life Building at Lehman College is home to various clubs, the radio station, the newspaper, and other student-related organizations. It now has a new tenant: the Herbert H. Lehman Food Bank, for students struggling with food insecurity. Members of the Lehman community gathered there for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to inaugurate the opening of the pantry on Wednesday afternoon.

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.