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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 […]

Lehman Master of Social Work Students Win Child Welfare Workforce Initiative Fellowships

November 9, 2011 | Uncategorized

BRONX, N.Y. — Two Lehman Master of Social Work students, Maria Alejandra Gomez and Fanny Duran, have won the prestigious Child Welfare Workforce Initiative Fellowship, which annually recognizes social work students in New York State who work within a not-for-profit child welfare agency. The award provides up to $12,000 per academic year for tuition and fees, […]

Bronx Community College Students Win Speech Trophies in First Competition of the Fall 2011 Semester

November 2, 2011 | Bronx Community College, Uncategorized

Bronx Community College students Cory Vendryes and Yanilda Peralta were trophy winners at the Ed Leonard Memorial Speech Tournament held at Seton Hall University in New Jersey October 22, 2011. The two members of BCC’s Speech, Drama and Debate Team were winners in the Impromptu Sales event. Vendryes, a liberal arts major with a biology […]

Lehman Alumnus Wins Prestigious Social Work Award

October 31, 2011 | Lehman College, Uncategorized

Lehman alumnus Nelson Torres (B.A., ’98; M.S.W., ’08) has won an Emerging Leadership Award from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) for his work with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transsexual (LBGT) community of the Bronx.

Paul Hendrickson, NYT Best Seller, Nov. 2 at Macaulay

October 21, 2011 | Uncategorized

Second Evening in the New Writers Series Near Lincoln Center on Manhattan’s Upper West Side

Hostos Community College President Addresses Congressional Staffers at Capitol Hill Briefing

September 22, 2011 | Uncategorized

Wednesday, September 21, 2011- On September, 20, 2011, Dr. Félix Matos Rodríguez, President of Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of The City University of New York (CUNY), addressed participants at a Congressional Staff Briefing on Federal Programs for Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), which was held at The Capitol in Washington D.C.

Lehman College Breaks Ground on $6.3 Million Modular Child Care Center

September 20, 2011 | Lehman College, Uncategorized

Lehman College broke ground today on a new $6.3 million Child Care Center that will double the capacity of its present center and serve 140 children for all-day and after-school programs.

New Report on Climate Change and Cities A “Wake-Up Call” for Global Policymakers

June 8, 2011 | Uncategorized

More than half the world’s population live in cities, many of which are increasingly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. But cities are also emerging as the innovative “first responders” in dealing with climate change, says a major new report led by researchers at The City University of New York (CUNY) and Columbia University and published by Cambridge University Press.

Four Lehman College Students Win Fulbright Awards for Summer Study in Ireland

June 7, 2011 | Lehman College, Uncategorized

Four Lehman students must have the luck of the Irish. They’ve won Fulbright Awards from the Ireland–United States Commission for Educational Exchange (the “Irish Fulbright Commission”) to travel to the Emerald Isle this summer to deepen their studies of the Irish language.

Literary Magazine of Lehman College Publishes Second Issue

June 6, 2011 | Uncategorized

Lehman College’s literary magazine, Obscura, released its second issue this spring. Building on the strength of last year’s inaugural issue, the sleek, black-and-white review features fiction, poetry, photography and artwork from Lehman students.