On November 4, the Hostos A-Atrium was filled to capacity for the unveiling of Las Casitas Archvies, the collection of art and remnants that celebrate working class homes, which remain a vital expression of Afro-Puerto Rican culture in the diaspora.
Medgar Evers College (MEC) celebrated the grand opening of the new Student Tech Lounge on the second floor of the College’s Carroll Street Building on Thursday, November 12, 2015. The wi-fi enabled lounge features ten desktop computers, a networked printer, and power-enabled seating for 33. President Crew praised the Medgar Evers College community for creating […]
“Thanks for putting on such a great event — it was inspiring to see how engaged the students were.” – Christopher Jackson, Coates’ editor Author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates is having a stellar year. In September, he was awarded a 2015 MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Grant, and his book “Between the World and Me” has received […]
The City University of New York (CUNY) with sponsorship by Macaulay Honors College, the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC), and the University Student Senate, announces the second annual TEDxCUNY conference. It will be held on November 20th, 2015, from 9am-5pm, at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center at BMCC. The all-day conference will feature a […]
The public is invited to attend a free Business Forum presentation on Queens: The Gateway to the World by Patrick J. Foye, executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
As part of its 15th anniversary celebration, Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York proudly presents Ford Foundation President Darren Walker in a discussion entitled “Beneath the Inequality.” The event will take place on December 7, 2015 at 6pm. Joining Walker will be Philip K. Howard, founder of Common Good, a non-partisan […]
Climate change affects everyone, everywhere. On the evening of November 11 community and religious leaders are gathering at QC for a unique collaborative event.
Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York announces its wide-ranging events in celebration of CUNY Month. Macaulay invites the public to the following events: On November 4, 2015, @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES welcomes Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic Paul Goldberger to read from his new book Building Art: The Life and Work of […]
Medgar Evers College (MEC) of the City University of New York cordially invites you to its 2015 Fall Undergraduate Open House. Come and experience why courage, strength and fortitude are the pillars of the Medgar Evers College experience. Meet the College’s esteemed students and distinguished faculty. Tour the campus which features a new state-of-the-art Science, […]
Macaulay Honors College announces that Michael D. Grohman, a partner at law firm Duane Morris, is the new Chairman of Macaulay’s Advisory Council. Grohman, a CUNY graduate, will lead the way in focusing the Council’s efforts towards a targeted goal of preparing Macaulay students for success in internships and in jobs. “Macaulay provides a world class […]
The annual festival provides performance and learning opportunities for talented musicians who are studying music in New York City schools. More than 250 students perform at this festival each year, which is broadcast live on Bronxnet TV and online at lehman.edu/jazzfeststream.
On Friday, November 6, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm, Medgar Evers College will host “An Afternoon with Ta-Nehisi Coates,” author of the acclaimed book and a 2015 MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Award Winner. The event will take place at Medgar Evers College in the Edison O. Jackson Auditorium, 1638 Bedford Avenue (at Crown Street), Brooklyn, […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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).
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.