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 […]
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 […]
In “Contemporary Cartographies,” now showing at the Lehman College Art Gallery, artists use maps to convey ideas about time, place and memory.
Sheryll Pang, who received an associate degree in 2011, has been awarded a scholarship from Asian Women in Business.
Queensborough Community College graduated 45 nursing students at the semi-annual Candlelighting Ceremony on January 9.
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.
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.
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.