York College

GOVERNOR DAVID A. PATERSON TO DELIVER YORK COLLEGE 2009 COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS

June 2, 2009 | York College

Governor David A. Paterson will deliver remarks at York College’s (www.york.cuny.edu) Thirty-Ninth Commencement Exercises at 9:00 a.m., Friday, May 29, 2009, at the Health and Physical Education Field, 160th Street between Liberty Avenue and South Road, Jamaica, New York. Governor Paterson will address the 836 graduates that range in age from 19 to 70. A […]

YORK’S NKRUMAH HONORED AS CUNYAC/HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

April 14, 2009 | York College

FLUSHING, NY—The City University of New York Athletic Conference announced Monday that York College track and field standout, Alexandra Nkrumah (Brooklyn, NY/ Midwood), has been honored as the Hospital for Special Surgery Scholar Athlete of the month. The month of March has been very good to Nkrumah. A sprinter and jumper on the Lady Cardinals’ […]

YORK COLLEGE TO PREVIEW PHASE ONE OF FIRST STATE-OF-THE-ART GALLERY IN NORTHEAST REGION IN TRIBUTE TO HEROIC ACHIEVEMENTS OF TUSKEGEE AIRMEN

March 27, 2009 | York College

Given the aviation connection at York College (www.york.cuny.edu) and the demography of our location (situated between two major airports), we are previewing the first phase of the installation of the Tuskegee Airmen Gallery at York College at our 2nd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert, Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at the College’s Performing Arts Center. Several components […]

The Exonerated By Jessica Blank & Eric Jensen Presented by the York College Theatre

March 16, 2009 | York College

The York College Theatre begins the Spring semester with the controversial, award-winning play, The Exonerated, by Jessica Blank and Eric Jensen – 2003 Lucille Lortel Award, the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Play, and a Drama Desk Award. Compiled from interviews, letters, transcripts, case files, and the public record, this play tells the […]

YORK COLLEGE TO LAUNCH THREE NEW MAJORS:JOURNALISM, NURSING AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES

March 6, 2009 | York College

York College (www.york.cuny.edu) is hosting a New Majors Kick-Off for the Journalism, Nursing and Pharmaceutical Sciences programs Monday, March 9, 2009, from 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., in the Faculty Dining Room, Academic Core Building, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, NY. Each major will have a schedule of activities. The Journalism launch will include […]

YORK COLLEGE AVIATION MANAGEMENT STUDENTS RUB SHOLDERS WITH WOMEN WHO MADE AVIATION HISTORY

March 6, 2009 | York College

This year’s Women in Aviation International (WAI) Conference welcomed 12 new attendees from York’s Aviation Management program. WAI President and Founder Dr. Peggy B. Chabrian stated, “This Conference was a celebration of 20 years of Women in Aviation conferences, and a rededication of our commitment to look forward by providing career opportunities for women in […]

SUSAN M. BAER, DEPUTY DIRECTOR/CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER, AVIATION DEPARTMENT, OF THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEYFEATURED SPEAKER AT YORK COLLEGE EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST

March 5, 2009 | York College

Deputy Director/Chief Operating Officer, Aviation Department, of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Susan M. Baer is the featured speaker at the York College (www.york.cuny.edu) Executive Leadership Breakfast hosted by President Marcia V. Keizs and The CUNY Aviation Institute at York College Thursday, March 12, 2009, 8:00 – 9:30 a.m., in the […]

YORK COLLEGE TO UNVEIL FIRST STATE-OF-THE-ART GALLERY IN THENORTHEAST REGION IN TRIBUTE TO THE HEROIC ACHIEVEMENTS OFTUSKEGEE AIRMEN

January 26, 2009 | York College

York College (www.york.cuny.edu) is the nexus for Tuskegee Airmen who have roots in the Jamaica community. Several of them have developed an ongoing relationship with York, which is the only CUNY College to have an Aviation Institute and a BS in Aviation Management. Over the years, the College has hosted several events recognizing and honoring […]

YORK COLLEGE FOUNDATION RECEIVES GIFT TO CREATE ENDOWED FUND FOR ANTI-FRAUD EDUCATION

January 26, 2009 | York College

York College, The City University of New York (www.york.cuny.edu), has received a significant donation from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) to provide an endowment for anti-fraud education. The gift, establishing the ACFE Endowed Professor of Fraud Examination, will support the College’s first endowed faculty position. The ACFE (www.ACFE.com) awarded the endowment as part […]

YORK COLLEGE TO HOST SERIES OF FREE FINANCIAL PLANNING WORKSHOPS

January 26, 2009 | York College

York College/The City University of New York (www.york.cuny.edu) will hold a series of free financial planning workshops at an economic forum, “A New Plan for a New Year: How to Manage in Challenging Times,” Saturday, January 24, 2009, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., in Room 2D01, Jamaica, New York. There […]

YORK COLLEGE TO PRESENT PULITZER PRIZE WINNING PLAY Anna in the Tropics WITH SPECIAL APPEARANCE BY PLAYWRIGHT NILO CRUZ

October 10, 2008 | York College

To kick off the opening-night of Anna in the Tropics at York College, playwright Nilo Cruz will make a special appearance and presentation about his play and his career as a Cuban-American artist/playwright. This event, sponsored by the Office of the President, the Pluralism and Diversity Committee, and the York College Theatre will begin at […]

CHRISTOPHER O. WARD, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY FEATURED SPEAKER AT YORK COLLEGE EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST

October 9, 2008 | York College

Executive Director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Chris O. Ward is the featured speaker at the York College (www.york.cuny.edu) Executive Leadership Breakfast hosted by President Marcia V. Keizs and The CUNY Aviation Institute at York College Friday, October 10, 2008, 8:00 – 9:30 a.m., in the Faculty Dining Room, Academic […]

York College Male Initiative Program and Men’s Center to Host 3rd Annual Men’s Conference

September 17, 2008 | York College

The York College Male Initiative Program and Men’s Center will host its Third Annual Men’s Conference Thursday, September 18, 2008 at 5:00 p.m. at the college’s Performing Arts Center, 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, NY. Senior Policy Advisor, Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education and Community Development Roger Scotland will be the evening’s […]

York College to Host Jamaica’s First Three-Day Guatemalan Cultural Festival and Bazaar

June 25, 2008 | York College

York College, The City University of New York (www.york.cuny.edu) will host Jamaica’s first ever Guatemalan Cultural Festival and Bazaar for three days, Friday — Sunday, June 27 — 29, 2008, on campus in the green space bound by Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Liberty Avenue and South Road. In its second year, last year’s fair was […]

York College Male Initiative Program to Host Hip Hop Town Hall Meeting to Examine Genre’s Divisiveness

June 24, 2008 | York College

The Male Initiative Program and Men’s Center at York College, The City University of New York (www.york.cuny.edu) will present a Town Hall Meeting hosted by KISS FM’s award-winning journalist Peter Noel, Saturday, June 28, 2008, 3:00 p.m., in the Atrium, Academic Core Building, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, NY. The event is free and […]

York College Provost and SVP Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith to Moderate Caricom Diaspora Forum

June 12, 2008 | York College

York College, The City University of New York (www.york.cuny.edu) and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Government Heads and Consular Corps of New York City will present “The Diaspora Forum,” Friday, June 20, 2008, 6:30 — 9:00 p.m., in the Performing Arts Center, 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, NY. The prestigious summit will feature Heads of […]

York College Valedictorian Praises College and Faculty

June 9, 2008 | York College

Arlene K. Best, valedictorian of the Class of 2008, came to York College after graduating high school in the Caribbean island of Trinidad. Majoring in Marketing, Best was a member of the York College Honors Program, where she was a research assistant to its director, Psychology Professor, William Ashton. “I had such great professors,” said […]

2008 York College Graduate Obtains Permanent Position at U. S. Federal Drug Administration

June 9, 2008 | York College

The U. S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has offered a permanent position to York College graduating senior Angelo Damanti at the Northeast Regional Laboratory located on the College’s fifty-acre urban campus in Jamaica, New York. Hiring Damanti was a direct result of his participation in the York College/U.S. FDA Collaboration. These internships, available for students […]

Verizon Foundation President Patrick Gaston to Deliver York College 2008 Commencement Address

May 28, 2008 | York College

Patrick R. Gaston, President, Verizon Foundation will deliver remarks at York College’s (www.york.cuny.edu) Thirty-Eighth Commencement Exercises at 9:00 a.m., Friday, May 30, 2008, at the Health and Physical Education Field, 160th Street between Liberty Avenue and South Road, Jamaica, New York. Gaston oversees an annual budget of nearly $75 million and a corpus of $435 […]

York College President Marcia V. Keizs Joins American Council on Education’s Commission on Effective Leadership

April 11, 2008 | York College

Monday, April 7, 2008 York College President, Dr. Marcia V. Keizs, was recently invited to join the board of the American Council on Education’s Commission on Effective Leadership (ACE). The Commission provides guidance for the ongoing development of the Center for Effective Leadership’s programs and directs new initiatives to foster institutional effectiveness. It also serves […]