The scandale militaire involving biographer Paula Broadwell and General David Petraeus has generated much handwringing over the ethics of biography in recent weeks. By all accounts, sleeping with your subject is unethical; keeping it a secret is worse. The Leon Levy Center for Biography (LLCB) at the Graduate Center, CUNY, will address these and related [...]
The City University of New York Trustee Kathleen M. Pesile was recently awarded the prestigious Leadership Award for the Northeast Region by the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT). The award is given to trustees for dedication and serving on numerous committees for a number of years for each of the four regions of the country.
September 21, 2012, Bronx, New York – In the 39 years since Bronx Community College moved to its green carpet of a campus, overlooking the Harlem River, in the borough’s University Heights section, there has never been major new construction—until today. Under a sun-filled September sky, the ribbon draped before North Hall and Library was [...]
September 18, 2012, Bronx, New York — With the opening of the North Hall and Library on the campus of Bronx Community College of the City University of New York, the Bronx borough can boast of a library that bristles with the most modern means of accumulating and distributing information. The building welcomed its first [...]
Ellen Shakespeare, MBA, RHIA, FAHIMA, joins SPS from her last position as a faculty member and the program coordinator for the health information technology programs at Raritan Valley Community College. Prior to her position at RVCC, she was a health information management department director and consultant at hospitals in Florida, New York and New Jersey. [...]
They were Olympians, All-Americans, national champions and sports icons. Now these nine legendary sports alumni, faculty and administrators will be inducted into Queens College’s new Athletics Hall of Fame at a dinner on October 13. The fundraiser
will benefit athletic scholarships and is one of many events and activities taking place during QC’s homecoming weekend celebration.
Long Island City, NY—LaGuardia Community College has received reaffirmation of its accreditation for a 10-year period –the highest re-accreditation status possible- from the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association, which accredits degree-granting colleges and universities in the Mid-Atlantic States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and several locations internationally. The Commission’s decision [...]
“CUNY in the Heights”, which offers continuing education and credit courses to the community, is moving to a state-of-the-art space at the Inwood Center at 5030 Broadway in Manhattan’s Inwood/Washington Heights neighborhood in time for the fall semester in early September.
The Lehman College Community Band will give its final performance of the spring season on Sunday, May 20, at 2 p.m. in the Lovinger Theatre.
Harvest of Empire, a documentary by Wendy Thompson and Eduardo López based on the ground-breaking book Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America by award-winning journalist Juan González will screen on Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 at 7:00pm at the Hostos’s Repertory Theater. Harvest of Empire dives into the past, present and future of Latino immigration in the U.S. over the past half-century. A post-screening discussion with the filmmakers, author and Hostos faculty member Ana María Flores will follow.
Harvest of Empire is highlighted by a series of gripping personal accounts by Latinos – both well-known and obscure – who recount the history of their migrant experiences, while moving seamlessly between their stories and the broader migration saga. In the process, it lays bare the rarely acknowledged story of how U.S. government actions in Latin America propelled millions of Latinos to leave their homelands.
Anthony Mancini read more than 100 books about Napoleon Bonaparte, and traveled for months through multiple continents and time zones to get to one of the most isolated places in the world — St. Helena, the remote island in the South Atlantic Ocean believed to be the place of Bonaparte’s death in 1821.
While there have been major advances in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of tumors within the brain, brain cancer continues to have a very low survival rate in part to high levels of resistance to treatment.
Associate Professor of History William deJong-Lambert has received a $25,000 Science, Technology and Society grant from the National Science Foundation to fund the Second International Workshop on Lysenkoism, hosted by the University of Vienna, June 21-23, 2012. The first International Workshop on Lysenkoism, held December 4-5, 2009 at the CUNY Graduate Center and the Harriman [...]
Thomas W. Smith Academic Fellowships recognize academic excellence in CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies, an individualized University-wide degree, cunyba.cuny.edu. To date, 663 students have been named Smith Fellows.
It’s not many college seniors that already have a job lined up seven months before they graduate. But senior Kelechi Ndukew, a Lehman Scholar and Biological Sciences major, does. He has won a year-long fellowship with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program.
Bronx, NY — Putnam County, NY, District Attorney Adam Levy visited Bronx Community College November 10, 2011, where he spoke to criminal justice students about the bullying epidemic, his Bronx background, and careers in the criminal justice field. “You are in the best place to learn your trade in criminal justice,” he said at the [...]
BRONX, NY–For the second consecutive year, Lehman students are eligible to enter the “Making Work Visible” writing contest, with prizes ranging from $100 to $1,500. The competition is open to all CUNY undergraduates, who are invited to submit entries in the poetry, essay, and fiction/non-fiction categories. Three Lehman students placed in last year’s competition: social [...]
BRONX, N.Y.–For the second consecutive year, Lehman students are eligible to enter the “Making Work Visible” writing contest, with prizes ranging from $100 to $1,500. The competition is open to all CUNY undergraduates, who are invited to submit entries in the poetry, essay, and fiction/non-fiction categories. Three Lehman students placed in last year’s competition: social [...]
BRONX, N.Y. — Two Lehman Master of Social Work students, Maria Alejandra Gomez and Fanny Duran, have won the prestigious Child Welfare Workforce Initiative Fellowship, which annually recognizes social work students in New York State who work within a not-for-profit child welfare agency. The award provides up to $12,000 per academic year for tuition and fees, [...]