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Baruch College’s Karen Gourgey Honored With Two Awards For Serving the Visually Impaired Community

April 26, 2013 | Baruch College, Uncategorized

NEW YORK, NY– April 26, 2013 –  Karen Gourgey, the Director of The Computer Center for Visually Impaired People (CCVIP)  at Baruch College was recently honored with two awards for her dedication and service to the blind and visually impaired community throughout the city and state.   New York City Council Member Gale A. Brewer, […]

SIXTH ANNUAL MYRNA BAIN SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER CONCERT

April 26, 2013 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Uncategorized

John Jay College of Criminal Justice will be hosting a concert featuring live musical performances by renowned musicians in support of the Myra Bain Scholarship.

Leading Photo Editors Volunteer for First “New York Portfolio Review” at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

April 10, 2013 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Uncategorized

–Free Workshops Will Be Videotaped and Made Available to Public Online– NEW YORK, April 9, 2013 – Fifty-four top photo editors in the nation will converge on The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism April 13-14 to provide critical feedback to 100 professional photographers at the first New York Portfolio Review sponsored by The New York […]

York Honors Hank Sheinkopf at Benefit Featuring Eddie Palmieri Orchestra

April 3, 2013 | Uncategorized

On Monday, April 15, the York College Foundation will host its 6th Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert at the college’s Performing Arts Center. This year’s honoree is the venerable Hank Sheinkopf, president of Sheinkopf Communication, Ltd., and a proud member of the York College Class of 1973. His career thus far has spanned 700 campaigns in […]

Lehman College Chamber Players to Present Free Concert March 17

March 6, 2013 | Lehman College, Uncategorized

Critically acclaimed violinist Alexander Meshibovsky and pianist Diana Mittler-Battipaglia will perform sonatas by Cesar Franck and Meshibovsky, as well as Ravel’s Tzigane.

MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE OFFERS SWIM CLASSES TO THE COMMUNITY IN ITS NEWLY-RENOVATED POOL

March 5, 2013 | Uncategorized

BROOKLYN, NY: – March 4, 2013 – Medgar Evers College (MEC) announced today that its newly-renovated pool is now open to the public for swimming classes, to be offered in a series of 8-week sessions through its Adult and Continuing Education Department. Located at 1150 Carroll Street, the $3.2M renovation included an increased 95-person in-pool […]

Fast Track to Fluency

February 25, 2013 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

arah Ragasa entered BMCC speaking two languages. Now she speaks five.

Born in the Philippines, Sarah emigrated to the U.S. with her parents when she was nine. In seventh grade, she was required to choose a foreign language to study.

“The options were French, Latin and Spanish,” she recalls. “I chose Spanish because it was most similar to Tagalog, the language my parents spoke at home.”

She threw herself into the study of Spanish and kept at for the next five years. “All of a sudden, in high school, I found that I was fluent,” she says. “I was surprised.”

Nobel Laureate in Economics Amartya Sen Speaks at Queens College March 6 on “Social Demands of Justice”

February 20, 2013 | Uncategorized

We invite you to cover and notify your audience of the Year of India keynote address on the Social Demands of Justice by Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen on Wednesday, March 6. Hosted by Carl Riskin, distinguished professor of economics at Queens College, who specializes in environmental and development economics.

NY State Education Department Approves New Ph.D. Program in Nursing

February 20, 2013 | CUNY Graduate Center, Uncategorized

New York State Education Department has given its stamp of approval, as of February 1, for a Ph.D. Program in Nursing at the Graduate Center. With this approval, the Graduate Center, CUNY, follows the national trend of converting the Doctor of Nursing Science (DNS) to the Ph.D. degree as the recognized research-focused doctorate in nursing. […]

MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE PRESIDENT WILLIAM L. POLLARD AND KINGS COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY CHARLES J. HYNES PRESENT A SYMPOSIUM ON RACE, LAW AND JUSTICE: STRATEGIES FOR CLOSING THE SCHOOL-TO-PRISON PIPELINE

February 14, 2013 | Medgar Evers College, Uncategorized

Keynote addresses by the Honorable Judith Kaye, Former Chief Judge of the State of New York and New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott Panel discussions to feature educators, professors, judges, faith leaders, social workers, and parents and students Medgar Evers College President Dr. William L. Pollard and Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes […]

MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE HONORS LEADERS IN BUSINESS, TECHNOLOGY, MEDICINE AND EDUCATION AT ING/MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE PINNACLE AWARDS LUNCHEON

February 14, 2013 | Medgar Evers College, Uncategorized

Six Medgar Evers College Students Also Receive $11K in Scholarships at Luncheon Medgar Evers College (MEC) honored outstanding leaders in business, technology, medicine and education, and Medgar Evers students today at the 2013 ING/Medgar Evers College Pinnacle Awards Luncheon today at Morton’s The Steakhouse in Manhattan. The ING/Medgar Evers Pinnacle Awards, generously supported by ING […]

CUNY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM ANNOUNCES FIVE-DAY PUBLISHING INSTITUTE

February 13, 2013 | Uncategorized

NEW YORK, February 13, 2013 – The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is launching the CUNY Publishing Institute in June, a five-day intensive course on book publishing led by prominent digital and print publishing professionals. John Oakes, a veteran of traditional publishing and co-founder of the internet-based OR Books, will direct the Institute.  Other headliners […]

Judith Stein Appointed Distinguished Professor of History

February 8, 2013 | CUNY Graduate Center, Uncategorized

At the January 28 meeting of CUNY’s board of trustees, Judith Stein, a member of the doctoral faculty in history, whose home campus is City College, was appointed Distinguished Professor, effective February 1, 2013. Dr. Stein’s field of scholarship is U.S. twentieth-century political economy and African American history. Her books include Pivotal Decade: How the […]

Silver Jews’ Reclusive David Berman to Speak at Macaulay—April 8

February 6, 2013 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

New York, NY – February 19, 2013. Singer-songwriter David Berman, who fronted the influential rock band Silver Jews, will give a talk at Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York in a rare public appearance–breaking three years of silence–on April 8, 2013 at 7 p.m. at 35 West 67th Street between Central […]

New Exhibit at Lehman College Art Gallery Focuses on Maps

February 6, 2013 | Lehman College, Uncategorized

In “Contemporary Cartographies,” now showing at the Lehman College Art Gallery, artists use maps to convey ideas about time, place and memory.

Alumna Awarded for Leadership by Asian Women in Business

January 22, 2013 | Queensborough Community College, Uncategorized

Sheryll Pang, who received an associate degree in 2011, has been awarded a scholarship from Asian Women in Business.

From Pupil to Professional: Nursing Graduates Light Candles to Mark the Transition

January 15, 2013 | Queensborough Community College, Uncategorized

Queensborough Community College graduated 45 nursing students at the semi-annual Candlelighting Ceremony on January 9.

Holocaust Center: A New Year’s Resolution Passed Down in Perpetuity

January 14, 2013 | Queensborough Community College, Uncategorized

Survivors of the Holocaust, along with husbands, wives, children, and grandchildren, were among the guests at the semi-annual Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives Student Internship Ceremony, held on January 3.

Powering Toward the Finish Line: Freshman Finds Empowerment Through Rowing

January 14, 2013 | Queensborough Community College, Uncategorized

Veronica Castillo, who in 2012 finished her first semester as a liberal arts student, recalled her experience as high school freshman, trying out for Row New York. Row New York’s mission is to empower young people to pursue excellence in all facets of their lives.

Dec. 10 Panel Discussion on Ethics of Biography

December 4, 2012 | CUNY Graduate Center, Uncategorized

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 […]