Live, Love, Laugh, Cry! The Poetry of Lindamichellebaron

October 2, 2015 | Uncategorized

  York College The Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center at York College, Little Theatre 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Blvd. Jamaica, NY 11451  Contact: Prof. Tom Marion 718-262-3705 tmarion@york.cuny.edu October 23 through October 27 York College Theatre starts-off its 2015-16 Season – The Power of the Spoken Word – with an original play featuring the […]

BMCC Nurtures Adult Students

September 24, 2015 | Uncategorized

  Forty-two-year-old Bronx resident Christopher Long worked for several years as a computer analyst at investment bank Bear Stearns Companies, Inc. Long loved his job but he felt trapped, even fearful that if he looked for another position his secret would come out: Long had never finished high school. Forty-four-year-old Suzette Glace left high school […]

Medgar Evers College Professor Wins Prestigious NSF Grant

September 23, 2015 | Medgar Evers College, Uncategorized

Brooklyn – Medgar Evers College (MEC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Lawrence Pratt, Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science, was awarded a three-year $239,364 National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant for his project entitled “RUI: Reactions, Mechanisms, and Intermediates in Hydrocarbon Fuel Oil Produced from Brown Grease: Important Information for Scale […]

New funding for PhD fellowships brings CCNY awardees to 14

September 22, 2015 | Uncategorized

Two PhD students mentored at The City College of New York have been awarded Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need Fellowships for excellence by the U.S. Department of Education. The fellows, who will receive need-based support including a stipend of up to $32,000 annually during the second year of their respective programs, are Christine Chrissian (biochemistry) and Mikhail Miroshnikov (chemistry).

Jill Abramson to Join Randy Cohen for “Person Place Thing” Podcast at Macaulay Honors College

September 3, 2015 | Uncategorized

Emmy Award-winning writer and former New York Times’ “The Ethicist” Randy Cohen brings his popular podcast and public radio show Person Place Thing to Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York on Thursday, September 24 . Cohen will interview American author and journalist Jill Abramson about a person, place, and thing that […]

York Students Enjoy Internship in Greece

September 2, 2015 | Uncategorized, York College

Two York College, CUNY Aviation Management students had the summer internship of a lifetime and have returned to campus filled with gratitude. Dianna Rodriguez and Thinley Wongmo both received internships at Athens International Airport under the supervision of Hellenic American University. The students, now entering into their lower and upper junior year respectively, spent two […]

Exhibition Honors Lifetime Achievements of Gertrud Parker—Sculptor, Painter, Printmaker, Installation Artist

August 21, 2015 | Queens College, Uncategorized

The Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College will be honoring the lifetime achievements of trailblazing artist Gertrud Parker, founder of the San Francisco Museum of Craft and Folk Art.

Queens College’s Museum to Exhibit it’s Global Treasures at Citi DeFord Gallery in One Court Square, Long Island City

August 6, 2015 | Uncategorized

The Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College—located in one of the nation’s most diverse counties—will exhibit 33 works from its collection that represent five of the homelands of Queens residents.

BMCC Receives Over $2 Million in STEM Funding

August 6, 2015 | Uncategorized

Thanks to new funding from the New York State Department of Education (NYSED), hundreds of students will be able to engage in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) research projects at Borough of Manhattan Community College of The City University of New York (BMCC/CUNY). Over a period of five years, BMCC’s Collegiate Science and Technology […]

New Issue of City Tech’s NANO: New American Notes Online Focuses on Trash and Aesthetics

July 30, 2015 | New York City College of Technology, Uncategorized

The new issue of NANO: New American Notes Online, a City Tech interdisciplinary academic journal, is now available. Issue 7, “The Aesthetics of Trash,” is the result of a collaboration between guest editors David Banash (Western Illinois University) and John DeGregorio (University of Iowa), the seven article authors, and NANO‘s editorial team: Sean Scanlan, Ruth […]

Kingsborough Community College Professor Named as National Science Foundation Innovation Challenge Judge

June 19, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College, Uncategorized

Kingsborough Community College Assistant Professor, and Center for Economic and Workforce Development Director of Technology and the CUNY Institute for Virtual Enterprise was named as a judge in the National Science Foundation’s Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC) Boot Camp. The CCIC Boot Camp, in partnership with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), took place […]

Exhibit Reassesses Architecture of 1939-40 & 1964-65 World’s Fairs; 100 Rarely Seen Photos from National and International Arhives

June 4, 2015 | Uncategorized

Architecture of the 1939-40 and 1964-65 World’s Fairs in Queens, NY, often ignored or critically disdained, gets a reassessment in an upcoming photo exhibition at Queens College’s Godwin-Ternbach Museum.

BMCC Student’s Idea Sparks Federal Reserve Comic Book Exhibit

June 4, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

A Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Multimedia Arts department student who interned at The Federal Reserve Bank of New York shared an idea that helped lead to an upcoming exhibit showcasing the New York Fed’s historic collection of comic books. Liana Tenorio was one of three BMCC students who worked at The Federal Reserve […]

John Jay College Hosts Discussion on the New York State Sentencing Commission’s Proposals for Sentencing Reforms

May 22, 2015 | Audio, Baruch College, Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Panel on Promoting Justice and Sentencing Transparency in an Age of Mass Incarceration What:  New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman will announce his proposal to reform New York’s sentencing laws at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Sentencing law in New York is a product of a series of “ad hoc and piecemeal” amendments […]

Nobel Laureate Thomas A. Steitz to Deliver the 35th Annual Sweeny Lecture

April 23, 2015 | Uncategorized

The 35th Annual Arthur Sweeny, Jr. Lecture will be delivered this year by 2009 Nobel Laureate Thomas A. Steitz, the Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at Yale University. Prof. Steitz, who will deliver his talk, “From the Structure and Function of the Ribosome to New Antibiotics,” is also an Investigator at the Howard Hughes […]

Fulbright Awards for 8 Macaulay Honors College Students and Graduate

April 21, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

(New York, NY June 4, 2015) – Seven Macaulay Honors College seniors and one alumna have been awarded Fulbright scholarships for 2015. Regarded as one of the most prestigious awards programs in the world, the Fulbright Award is the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program. Alyssa Blumenthal ’15 Macaulay Honors College at Queens College and […]

Macaulay Honors College Student Wins Colin Powell Award

April 21, 2015 | Uncategorized

  (April 21, 2015 – New York, NY) – Konstantin Dukhovnyy ’16 Macaulay Honors College at Baruch College is the recipient of the Colin Powell Fellowship award. The intent of the fellowship is to interest outstanding young people in the possibility of pursuing careers in the U.S Department of State. Dukhovnyy, who has a double […]

Two Macaulay Honors College Students Win Goldwater Awards

April 20, 2015 | Uncategorized

              (New York, NY April 20, 2015) – Two Macaulay Honors College students have received awards from the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. Awardees must have the potential to make significant contributions to their fields. The Goldwater Scholarship this year went to Zachary Gershon ’16 Macaulay […]

Lehman Professor Honored for Her Commitment to Collaborative Teaching

April 16, 2015 | Lehman College, Uncategorized

It comes as no surprise that Prof. Prince should be recognized for her dedication to the profession; her collaborative teaching style has been inspiring Lehman students since she joined the music department. “I love what I’m doing anyway, but to be recognized is an incredible feeling,” says Prof. Prince, who sits on the advisory board for MEANYC.

The GC’s Frances Fox-Piven and Robert Reid-Pharr Honored by Rutgers, Johns Hopkins

April 13, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center, Uncategorized

For their research and achievements, Graduate Center faculty continue to receive high-level recognition, including from peer institutions: Distinguished Professor Frances Fox-Piven (Political Science) — an internationally renowned social scientist, scholar, and activist for the poor and for working people — will receive an honorary doctorate in humane letters from Rutgers University. Piven has been politically […]