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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 […]

CUNY Board of Trustees Member Kathleen M. Pesile Honored by the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT)

November 30, 2012 | Uncategorized

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.

Bronx Community College Celebrates the Completion of Its 100,000 Square-Foot New Library

September 21, 2012 | Bronx Community College, Uncategorized

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 […]

A Well-Wired Library Bronx Community College’s New North Hall and Library Blends Early 20th Century Classic Design with 21st Century Information Technology

September 20, 2012 | Bronx Community College, Uncategorized

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 joins SPS as Health Information Management Academic Director

September 19, 2012 | School of Professional Studies, Uncategorized

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. […]

Olympians, All-Americans and National Champions Are Among Inductees into Queens College’s New Athletics Hall of Fame

September 17, 2012 | Uncategorized

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.

New TIAA-CREF Website, www.tiaa-cref.org/cuny

August 29, 2012 | Uncategorized

http://www1.cuny.edu/mu/forum/2012/08/29/new-tiaa-cref-website-adds-many-feature/

LaGuardia Community College Reaccredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

July 10, 2012 | Uncategorized

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 Opens in September at Inwood Center, 5030 Broadway

June 5, 2012 | Uncategorized

“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.

Lehman College Community Band to Present Spring Concert May 20

May 7, 2012 | Uncategorized

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 to Screen at Hostos

May 7, 2012 | Uncategorized

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.

Following the Ghost of Napoleon Bonaparte

March 1, 2012 | Brooklyn College, Uncategorized

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.

Nano-technology uses virus’ coats to fool cancer cells

February 27, 2012 | The University, Uncategorized

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.

Associate Professor of History William deJong-Lambert has Received a $25,000 Science, Technology and Society Grant

February 24, 2012 | Bronx Community College, Uncategorized

Associate Professor of History William deJong-Lambert has received a $25,000 Science, Technology and Society grant from the National Science Foundation to fund the Second International Workshop on Lysenkoism, hosted by the University of Vienna, June 21-23, 2012. The first International Workshop on Lysenkoism, held December 4-5, 2009 at the CUNY Graduate Center and the Harriman […]

CUNY Baccalaureate Names 27 New Thomas W. Smith Academic Fellows

November 30, 2011 | Uncategorized

Thomas W. Smith Academic Fellowships recognize academic excellence in CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies, an individualized University-wide degree, cunyba.cuny.edu. To date, 663 students have been named Smith Fellows.

Lehman Senior Headed to the National Institutes of Health

November 29, 2011 | Lehman College, Uncategorized

It’s not many college seniors that already have a job lined up seven months before they graduate. But senior Kelechi Ndukew, a Lehman Scholar and Biological Sciences major, does. He has won a year-long fellowship with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program.

Putnam County District Attorney Speaks to Bronx Community College Students About Bullying, Growing Up in the Bronx, and Criminal Justice Careers

November 18, 2011 | Bronx Community College, Uncategorized

Bronx, NY — Putnam County, NY, District Attorney Adam Levy visited Bronx Community College November 10, 2011, where he spoke to criminal justice students about the bullying epidemic, his Bronx background, and careers in the criminal justice field. “You are in the best place to learn your trade in criminal justice,” he said at the […]

CUNY-Wide Writing Competition Offers up to $1,500 in Prizes to Students

November 10, 2011 | Lehman College, Uncategorized

BRONX, NY–For the second consecutive year, Lehman students are eligible to enter the “Making Work Visible” writing contest, with prizes ranging from $100 to $1,500. The competition is open to all CUNY undergraduates, who are invited to submit entries in the poetry, essay, and fiction/non-fiction categories. Three Lehman students placed in last year’s competition: social […]

CUNY-Wide Writing Competition Offers up to $1,500 in Prizes

November 10, 2011 | Uncategorized

BRONX, N.Y.–For the second consecutive year, Lehman students are eligible to enter the “Making Work Visible” writing contest, with prizes ranging from $100 to $1,500. The competition is open to all CUNY undergraduates, who are invited to submit entries in the poetry, essay, and fiction/non-fiction categories. Three Lehman students placed in last year’s competition: social […]