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 […]

The Crime Report Publishes “America’s Guilt Mill”

February 10, 2015 | Uncategorized

Experts say that many thousands of people are wrongfully convicted each year in America for second-tier felonies like robbery, burglary and assault. Yet only a tiny fraction of these life-changing errors are ever exposed. The cadre of criminologists and law professors who study wrongful convictions regard these missing exonerations as one of the great mysteries […]

‎Colleges Are Open

January 27, 2015 | Uncategorized

Classes and nor‎mal operations at all colleges resume on January 28, 2015 following the lifting of the snow emergency.

A Special Thanks to the Derfner Foundation

January 9, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Jay Lieberman and the Derfner Foundation give BMCC the gift of a state-of-the-art communication skills lab. A dedication ceremony and reception celebrating the new Derfner Foundation Communication Center was held recently on BMCC’s main campus. BMCC President Antonio Pérez, Provost Karrin Wilks and others extended a special thanks to the Derfner Foundation and Jay Lieberman, […]

Lifetime Achiever

January 9, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

BMCC was still in its first decade when Gay Brookes joined the faculty as a young ESL instructor. Richard Nixon was in the White House. Barack Obama was 11. And the subway fare was 35 cents. Brookes’ retirement at the end of this semester will mark the first time in over 40 years that she […]

Kingsborough Culinary Arts Program Students Win Silver and Bronze Medals at Salon of Culinary Art Competition

January 7, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College, Uncategorized

Kingsborough Community College, a national leader in urban and international education, today announced that students from its Culinary Arts program were awarded silver and bronze medals at the 146th Salon of Culinary Art competition held at the International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show (IHMRS) in New York. Students and professionals present their best to a […]

Joint Statement by Chairperson Benno Schmidt and Chancellor James Milliken on the Passing of Governor Mario Cuomo

January 2, 2015 | The University, Uncategorized

The City University of New York deeply mourns the passing of Governor Mario M. Cuomo, whose legendary oratorical skills gave voice to millions and were matched only by his passionate commitment to a lifetime of exemplary public service.

Field Study: Teaching Patients Health Care in Haiti

January 1, 2015 | Salute to Scholars, The University, Uncategorized

For York College assistant nursing professor Margarett Alexandre, sometimes humanitarian aid can do more harm than good: To create lasting change, volunteer missions need to be about helping others help themselves.

2015 CUNY Film Festival at Macaulay Honors College: Call for Submissions

December 22, 2014 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

New York, NY – (Dec 22, 2014). Macaulay Honors College will host the 7th annual CUNY Film Festival at Macaulay Honors College. Filmmakers from the wider CUNY community will have the opportunity to promote their own films, review the work of their peers, and engage with industry professionals. The deadline for submission of films for this […]

Former LGCC Student Steven Prescod Wows Royals With Spoken-Word Performance

December 17, 2014 | Uncategorized

Steven Prescod, a former LaGuardia Community College student whom England’s Prince William called “inspirational” after seeing him perform a powerful autobiographical piece about his difficult life, has been awarded a scholarship that will enable him to return to LaGuardia to pursue a theater degree.