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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 […]

“IT’S NOT LOVE — IT’S A CRIME” BCC Forum on Domestic Violence — The Risks to Our Community and Services and Strategies to Safeguard Victims

April 5, 2015 | Uncategorized

April 1, 2015 — Bronx Community College’s President’s Lecture Series returns this month with a forum called “It’s Not Love — It’s a Crime: Domestic Partner Violence, Intimate Partner Violence and Stalking.” Members of the college community and general public will engage with a panel of experts on domestic violence as they seek to heighten […]

SciTech Founder Norton Garfinkle Invests in Macaulay Students

March 26, 2015 | Uncategorized

Macaulay students across the city will participate in complex hands-on projects, and meet leaders in the field as part of a high-level Norton Garfinkle Seminar speaker series. In June in the first credited course, taught through the CUNY School of Journalism, students will be analyzing real-world data from the United Nation’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Action.

City Tech Professor Publishes Unique Perspective on the Works of Tennessee Williams

March 23, 2015 | New York City College of Technology, Uncategorized

The plays of Tennessee Williams’ post-1961 period have often been misunderstood and dismissed. In light of Williams’ centennial in 2011, which was marked internationally by productions and world premieres of his late plays, Professor Annette J. Saddik’s new reading of these works illuminates them in the context of what she terms a ‘Theatre of Excess’, […]

Lehman Announces the Fast 4 Business “Guarantee”

March 20, 2015 | Lehman College, Uncategorized

Lehman College is offering students an academic “guarantee.” And if students agree to the conditions, they’ll be able to enroll in an innovative degree program that is the first of its kind at any CUNY institution. It’s the college’s new Fast 4 Business program, launched this semester and offering a bachelors degree in business administration […]

BMCC Leadership Fellows Taking on Problem Statements

March 6, 2015 | Uncategorized

The 2015 Borough of Manhattan Community College Leadership Fellows cohort took on its second problem statement this past January. The group was asked to come up with solutions on campus that might foster stronger engagement among the BMCC student population. Students who are more engaged in campus activities have been shown to have higher overall […]

Dr. Cornel West to address the 2015 Supporting Excellence Conference at Macaulay Honors College

February 17, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Dr. Cornel West to Address the Experiences Students of Color Confront at Prestigious Universities Macaulay Honors College Hosts Provocative and Timely Conference  For Immediate Release (March 3, 2015) — Dr. Cornel West, a distinguished author, educator and intellectual, will be the keynote speaker at Macaulay Honors College of the City University of New York’s (CUNY) annual […]