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Two Lehman College Choruses Now Accepting New Members

January 9, 2013 | Lehman College

Community members may join either chorus. There is no course fee required to participate unless college credit is desired.

New Study Finds Link Between Overfeeding and High Blood Pressure

December 20, 2012 | Lehman College

A new study conducted by researchers at Lehman College, and recently published in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension, shows conclusively that overfeeding causes increases in sympathetic nerve activity (SNA)—part of the fight or flight reflex—which can lead to the development of high blood pressure.

Lehman Professor Uncovers America’s Hidden Hispanic Heritage

December 18, 2012 | Lehman College

Throughout his professional life Miguel Pérez has had a singular passion: to inform Americans about this nation’s hidden Hispanic heritage. Recently, Pérez, the Chair of Lehman College’s Journalism, Communications and Theatre Department and an award-winning journalist, columnist and TV analyst, has launched a new bilingual website devoted to rediscovering and uncovering the Hispanic roots of the United States.

Lehman Students Receive Latino Trendsetter Awards

December 13, 2012 | Lehman College

Lehman students Krystal Perez and Imani DuBois are recipients of this year’s Latino Trendsetter Scholarship, given to students who have demonstrated strong leadership skills at work and in class.

Lehman College Professor Wins Prestigious ALLA 2012 Book Award

December 13, 2012 | Lehman College

Dr. Alyshia Gálvez of Lehman College’s Dept. of Latin American, Latino and Puerto Rican Studies has won the Association for Latina and Latino Anthropology 2012 Book Award for her book on the prenatal care of Mexican immigrant women.

Lehman College to Host Three-Day Bronx International Film Festival Dec.6-8

December 6, 2012 | Lehman College

There will be films—about love, relationships, heart break, growing up, and more—at the annual Bronx International Film Festival,

The Richard Tucker Foundation Returns to Lehman College

December 4, 2012 | Lehman College

For the second year in a row, the Office of Alumni Relations is bringing the Richard Tucker Foundation with two rising stars of the Metropolitan Opera to Lehman College for a special performance.

Lehman Library Exhibits Bronx Scenes 1955-65

December 4, 2012 | Lehman College

When William O. Folchi and his wife, Corazon, moved back to his childhood home in the Morris Park section of the Bronx in 2008, they knew they would have a lot of cleaning to do. But what they didn’t know is what they would find as they emptied out the basement and garage of the house. Buried beneath debris and garbage bags, and completely forgotten by time, Folchi unearthed a virtual museum of artwork.

Lehman College and Community Chorus to Present Winter Concert Dec. 2

November 27, 2012 | Lehman College

BRONX, N.Y.—The Lehman College and Community Chorus will present its annual Winter Concert on Sunday, December 2, at 2:30 p.m. in the Lehman Concert Hall. Complimentary tickets will be available at the Box Office beginning at 1 p.m. on the day of the performance. The program will feature works by Mozart including Regina Coeli, Ave Verum, and Vespers K.339. […]

Lehman Latin Jazz Ensemble to Perform December 9

November 27, 2012 | Lehman College

The Lehman Latin Jazz Ensemble will present “Por Primera Vez” on Sunday, December 9, at 2 p.m. in the Music Building’s Hearth Room, located on the third floor.

Lehman College Launches New Website Aimed at Connecting Bronx Community

November 14, 2012 | Lehman College

Lehman College has launched a new website, “Lehman Community Connect: Bronx Information Portal,” aimed at providing residents, students, faculty and researchers a one-stop shop for all things Bronx-related.

Theatre Program at Lehman College to Present ‘Marisol’ Oct. 31 – Nov. 4

October 18, 2012 | Lehman College

The Theatre Program at Lehman College will present Marisol, the 1993 Obie Award-winning drama about a community grappling with poverty and crime.

Lehman College Community Band To Present ‘Falling Leaves’ Oct. 28

October 16, 2012 | Lehman College

The Lehman College Community Band will celebrate the fall season with “Falling Leaves,” a free concert featuring a cornucopia of music from around the world.

Lehman College Professor Named Chair-Elect of Gerontological Society of America

October 16, 2012 | Lehman College

Dr. Patricia Kolb of Lehman College’s Department of Social Work has been named chair-elect of the Gerontological Society of America’s Research, Education and Practice Committee. She will begin her appointment on November 1, and will continue to serve as chair for the following two years of the three-year term. Earlier this year, the Society selected […]

Lehman College Dedicates New $70 Million, ‘Green’ Science Hall to Expand Teaching, Research, and STEM Outreach

October 12, 2012 | Lehman College

Lehman College entered a new phase of its history on Oct. 12 with dedication of its $70 million teaching and research building, Science Hall, the first phase of a three-phase complex that will create a “campus within a campus” dedicated to the sciences.

Lehman College Professor Named Chair-Elect of Gerontological Society of America

October 12, 2012 | Lehman College

Dr. Patricia Kolb of Lehman College’s Department of Social Work has been named chair-elect of the Gerontological Society of America’s Research, Education and Practice Committee.

Lehman College to Host Fortune Managing Editor at National Numeracy Network Conference Oct. 12

September 28, 2012 | Lehman College

Lehman College will host a keynote address by Andrew Serwer, managing editor of Fortune Magazine, during the opening plenary session of the National Numeracy Network conference on Friday, Oct. 12

Lehman College to Celebrate Constitution Day Oct. 11

September 28, 2012 | Lehman College

Fordham University Professor of Law Joel R. Reidenberg will discuss “Privacy in Public” during Lehman College’s annual celebration of Constitution Day on Thursday, October 11.

Lehman Child Care Center Gets Built—one 18-Ton Module at a Time

September 27, 2012 | Lehman College

For the second day in a row, Lehman College was a busy construction site on September 26 as twenty-two prefabricated modules—each weighing 18 tons—were hoisted into place over Goulden Avenue with a 600-ton crane. All of this heavy lifting, performed by workers with the Long Island-based Axis Construction firm, was part of the process to create the College’s new two-story Child Care Center, the latest building to grace the 37-acre campus.

Lehman College and Hostos Community College Cosponsor Festival de la Palabra Oct. 9-11

September 25, 2012 | Lehman College

Writers, poets and journalists from across Latin America will hold readings and panel discussions on the state of Latino literature and its influences in the media, politics and culture. Authors will visit Hostos on Wed., October 10, and Lehman on Thurs., October 11.