Hostos Event Celebrates The Preservation Of Local History Through Las Casitas Archives

November 23, 2015 | Uncategorized

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.

New Student Tech Lounge Ribbon Cutting @ Medgar Evers College

November 13, 2015 | Medgar Evers College, Uncategorized

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 […]

MacArthur “Genius” Ta-Nehisi Coates Visits Medgar Evers College

November 13, 2015 | Medgar Evers College, Uncategorized

“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 Presents Its Idea Sharing Conference TEDxCUNY 2015

November 11, 2015 | Uncategorized

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 […]

Patrick J. Foye, Executive Director of The Port Authority of NY and NJ, Discusses Queens as “Gateway to the World” at Nov. 20 Business Forum

November 11, 2015 | Uncategorized

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.

Ford Foundation President Darren Walker to Speak at Macaulay Honors College

November 10, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

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 […]

Queens Residents of All Faiths Invited to Come Together November 11 to Develop an Action Plan for Climate Change

November 5, 2015 | Uncategorized

Climate change affects everyone, everywhere. On the evening of November 11 community and religious leaders are gathering at QC for a unique collaborative event.

CUNY Month Events at Macaulay Honors College

November 2, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

  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 […]

Open House

October 27, 2015 | Medgar Evers College, Uncategorized

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, […]

Duane Morris Partner Named New Chair of Macaulay Honors College Advisory Council

October 26, 2015 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

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 […]

Lehman College Presents Seventh Annual Three-Day Jazz Festival Nov. 18-20

October 23, 2015 | Lehman College, Uncategorized

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.

An Afternoon with MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Award Winner Ta-Nehisi Coates

October 16, 2015 | Medgar Evers College, Uncategorized

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, […]

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.