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