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Four Lehman Students Head to South, Central America on Gilman International Scholarships

June 30, 2016 | Lehman College

Stefanie Nolli Gaspar is one of four Lehman students to be awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to study abroad this summer. She is among a select group of more than 1,150 American undergraduates from 377 colleges and universities across the U.S. to receive the prestigious scholarship.

Lehman Professor Honored with the ‘Gardien du Livre’ Prize at Annual Festival

June 29, 2016 | Lehman College

Prof. Thomas Spear (Languages and Literatures) was honored late last month at the annual Livres en Folie book festival, held in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, with theGardien du Livre—or “Keeper of the Books”—prize for his work promoting Haitian literature. He was one of three recipients of the award.

Lehman College Announces Elaine Rivera Scholarship Winner

June 21, 2016 | Lehman College, Uncategorized

Karina Rivera, a senior majoring in journalism at Lehman College, is the recipient of the 2016 Elaine Rivera Scholarship Fund in Journalism. The fund honors the memory of the celebrated reporter and educator who died in 2013.

A Car Crash Steered Her Toward Medicine

May 24, 2016 | Hostos Community College, Lehman College, Salute to Scholars

WHEN she was a child in Nigeria, Rabiat Ajao (Hostos Community College, ’16) had the misfortune to be hit by a car while riding a motorcycle. She was rushed to the hospital, “but I never got adequate care” and could neither walk nor go to school for three months.

Lehman School of Education Rated One of America’s Best Programs

May 12, 2016 | Lehman College

Preparing “competent, caring and qualified teachers” is something that the Lehman School of Education has long excelled at—and now a new national ranking is affirming the program’s excellence. The ToBecomeATeacher.org ranking of the highest quality college education programs places Lehman College as the No. 11 program in the United States and No. 5 in New […]

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.