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BMCC Students Speak at United Nations

April 7, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY Computer Science major Hector Liang fell in love with New York City the first time he visited the city in 2012. Raised in Venezuela by Chinese parents, Liang moved to New York to study at BMCC in 2015. “BMCC attracted me with its Start Here, Go Anywhere motto,” Liang said. But Liang […]

Poet Ocean Vuong ’12 Wins $50,000 Whiting Award for Emerging Writers

April 6, 2016 | Brooklyn College, Uncategorized

Poet Ocean Vuong ’12 became the latest recipient of the prestigious Whiting Award, which comes with a $50,000 cash prize. The award, announced in March, is given to “emerging writers, and [is] based on the criteria of early-career achievement and the promise of superior literary work to come.” “Receiving this award meant I was being […]

Macaulay Students and Alumni Receive Goldwater, Rangel, NSF and CLS Awards

April 1, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is proud to announce various award-winners for its high-achieving students. Senior Antonios “Andoni” Mourdoukoutas (City College) has received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship award (NSF). The NSF program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering and math who are pursuing […]

2016 CUNY Film Festival at Macaulay to Showcase Diversity and Social Justice Issues

March 18, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce that the 2016 CUNY Film Festival, now in its eighth year, will take place April 16 at Macaulay. This year’s festival features social justice, urban life, assimilation, and globalization themes, expressed through innovative animation, comedy, and other dramatic representation.  Student organizers […]

Macaulay Honors College Student Competes to Become Miss America

March 17, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

In September of this year, senior Shelley Jain‘s life could go in one of two directions: she’ll either begin studying medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, or she’ll be competing for Miss America. Jain recently won the title Miss New York Upstate (a newly added at-large competition in New York), making her among the 30 […]

March 16: Brains with Music at the Baruch Performing Arts Center

March 4, 2016 | Baruch College, Uncategorized

What happens when a love of music meets a passion for science and medicine?
A talk with cognitive scientist Dr. Ted Toons & music therapist Dr. Concetta Tomaino about their work at the intersection of music and the brain.

SHADES OF BLACK LOVE THEN AND NOW

February 17, 2016 | Medgar Evers College, Uncategorized

ABOUT MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE Located in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Medgar Evers College is a growing institution offering both Associate and Baccalaureate degrees.  The nearly 7,000-member student body is primarily comprised of those who are the first in their families to attend college.  A senior college within The City University of New York (CUNY) system, Medgar […]

BLACKOUT GAME – MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE, COUGARS vs BROOKLYN COLLEGE, BULLDOGS

February 12, 2016 | Medgar Evers College, Uncategorized

Join us for The Battle for Bedford Avenue Black-Out Basketball Double Header on Friday, February 12, 2016 in the Cougar’s Cave, 1150 Carroll Street (between Nostrand and Rogers Avenues). The Women’s Game tips off at 6:00 p.m.  The Men’s Game at 8:00 p.m. Space is extremely limited so, arrive early. Entry is based on a […]

Kenan Charitable Trust Awards Macaulay Honors College a Grant To Provide Mental Health Services

February 11, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce that it has received an $817,950 grant from the William R.Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust to build an innovative model of comprehensive mental health delivery. It will provide students with direct, professional mental health counseling, services, and guidance. The gift also is […]

Macaulay Honors College Presents Katie Roiphe and Her New Book, “The Violet Hour: Great Writers at the End”

February 9, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

    On March 10th, the @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES welcomes celebrated cultural critic Katie Roiphe (In Praise of Messy Lives) to read from and discuss her new book The Violet Hour: Great Writers at the End. In her latest work, Roiphe investigates the final days of five great thinkers, artists and authors:  Susan Sontag, Sigmund […]

WINTER COAT DRIVE

February 8, 2016 | Uncategorized

Join the Medgar Evers College community help those in need to stay warm this winter. The coat drive ends on Friday, February 12, 2016. Over 50 coats have been donated thus far! Donate your clean and gently used coats to our Winter Coat Drive. Coats will benefit the homeless shelters in the Bowery Residents’ Committee […]

SPRING 2016 RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES

February 8, 2016 | Uncategorized

SPRING 2016 RESEARCH SEMINAR SERIES presented by THE SCHOOL OF SCIENCE, HEALTH & TECHNOLOGY “BETTER LIVING THROUGH BETTER BATTERIES” featuring STEVE G. GREENBAUM, PH.D. Department of Physics & Astronomy, Hunter College, CUNY CUNY Graduate Center PH.D. Program in Physics and Chemistry, New York, NY USA ABSTRACT: Fundamental materials research is essential to move present-day energy […]

Queens College, Sustainable CUNY to Host Resilient PV System

January 22, 2016 | Uncategorized

Queens College will play an important role in a new three-year collaboration between the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and the New York Power Authority (NYPA) as the designated site for a solar+storage system as part of the SunShot Initiative’s Sustainable and Holistic Integration of Energy Storage and Solar PV (SHINES).

Author Alexander Chee to Present New Novel at Macaulay Honors College

January 19, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

On February 4, the @MACAULAY AUTHOR SERIES welcomes writer Alexander Chee with his highly-anticipated novel The Queen of the Night. Already greeted with advance raves, the book tells the lush story of a famous, alluring and adventuresome opera singer in Napoleon III’s Europe, and her encounters with the era’s real and imagined figures as she […]

Lehman Launches New Campus Virtual Tour

January 13, 2016 | Lehman College, Uncategorized

Potential students and visitors are about to get a whole new perspective on Lehman College, before they even set foot on campus. That perspective will be a virtual one, with magnificent 360-degree views of everything the school has to offer including the APEX Athletic Facility, the Science Building and the Multimedia Center. The newly launched […]

Study Abroad Trip in Cuba for Macaulay Honors College Students

January 12, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College, Uncategorized

Students from Macaulay Honors College at CUNY, along with Baruch College associate professor David Gruber, are taking part in a unique experience in Cuba—studying tropical ecology at the Peninsula de Zapata National Park. The site is one of the Caribbean’s most important wetland areas, and at nearly 700,000 acres, one of the largest biosphere reserves […]

Joseph Tusiani Named New York State Poet Laureate Emeritus

January 11, 2016 | Lehman College, Uncategorized

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo named Joseph Tusiani, a Professor Emeritus of Lehman College, New York State Poet Laureate Emeritus.

Exhibition of Award-Winning Art by Joo Sang Kim Lee, AKA “Hoyeon,” Embraces Memorial Theme Following the Artist’s Death

January 8, 2016 | Uncategorized

Fifteen Korean artists from the Hoyeon Art Association of New York (HAANY) will present their paintings in the first Godwin-Ternbach exhibition of the new year.

The Administration for Children’s Services partners with CUNY School of Professional Studies to create professional development institute for children and families services staff

January 5, 2016 | School of Professional Studies, Uncategorized

New York, NY – January 5, 2016 – The CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) and the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) are pleased to announce a partnership creating the ACS Workforce Institute, which will enhance professional development for frontline staff serving New York City’s children and families. The Workforce Institute will offer professional […]

CUNY SPS Murphy Institute Faculty Named Top Social Work Leader

December 21, 2015 | School of Professional Studies, Uncategorized

The CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) is delighted to announce that Dr. Mimi Abramovitz has been named a “Top Social Work Leader” by the New York City Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) in recognition of her “outstanding leadership in the social work profession in New York City.” Dr. Abramovitz, […]