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York College Male Initiative Program And Men’s Center To Sponsor Economic Empowerment Conference

April 19, 2010 | York College

The York College Male Initiative Program and Men’s Center will sponsor its Economic Empowerment Conference, Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center, 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, NY. The theme of the conference – “Re-Energizing Our Entrepreneurial Spirit” – will create dialog around the premise that for the second […]

Legendary Jazz Impresario George Wein To Be Honored At York College’s 3rd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert

April 14, 2010 | York College

Legendary jazz impresario, George Wein, will be the first recipient of York College’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the College’s 3rd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert, Monday, April 19, 2010, at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center, 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, NY. Wein has spearheaded hundreds of music events annually since 1954 when he […]

Chancellor Joel I. Klein, New York City Department Of Education, To Be The Featured Speaker At The York College Executive Leadership Breakfast

February 23, 2010 | York College

York College President Marcia V. Keizs will welcome Chancellor Joel I. Klein, New York City Department of Education, to the campus as the featured speaker at the York College Executive Leadership Breakfast. The program will be “A Conversation with Chancellor Joel I. Klein.” The Chancellor oversees over 1,600 schools with 1.1 million students, 136,000 employees, […]

YORK COLLEGE TO HOST 11TH ANNUAL MLK/BLACK HISTORY MONTH EXHIBIT AND CELEBRATION

January 6, 2010 | York College

The York College/Community Commemorative Quilt Committee (YCCCQC) will hold its 11th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) & Black History Month Art, Memorabilia, Poetry, Quilt Exhibition and Celebration, Sunday, January 10, 2010 at the York College Performing Arts Center,  94-45 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, NY. YCCCQC raises scholarship funds for deserving York College […]

YORK COLLEGE RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY FOR CHILD AND FAMILY CENTER ON THE SITE OF HISTORIC ST. MONICA’S CATHOLIC CHURCH

November 10, 2009 | York College

York College President Marcia V. Keizs, elected officials and dignitaries will participate in the official ribbon cutting of the College’s Child and Family Center, Friday, November 13, 2009, at 11 a.m., 94-12 160th St. (between Liberty and Archer Avenues), in Jamaica, Queens. The York College Child and Family Center was designed to meet the need […]

Maya Monroe, Daughter of New York Knick Great Earl Monroe, Named York College Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach

October 29, 2009 | York College

Maya Monroe, the daughter of New York Knick great and hall of famer Earl Monroe, has been named the assistant coach for the York College women’s basketball team. Monroe comes to York College after coaching Seward Park High School the last four seasons. She took over a team with a 3-15 record and went a […]

CUNY Aviation Institute at York College to Inaugurate 2009 – 2010 Executive Speaker Lecture Series with Panel of Distinguished Aviation Experts

October 20, 2009 | York College

The CUNY Aviation Institute (AI) at York College (www.york.cuny.edu) will inaugurate its 2009 – 2010 Executive Speaker Lecture Series with a panel of distinguished aviation experts Friday, October 23, 2009, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., in the Faculty Dining Room, Academic Core Building, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, NY. The topic will be “Balancing […]

Joseph R. Ficalora, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, New York Community BAancorp., Inc. Speaker at York College Executive Leadership Breakfast

October 20, 2009 | York College

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, New York Community Bancorp., Inc. Joseph R. Ficalora is the featured speaker at the York College (www.york.cuny.edu) Executive Leadership Breakfast hosted by President Marcia V. Keizs Friday, October 23, 2009, 8:00 – 9:30 a.m., in the Faculty Dining Room, Academic Core Building, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, NY. […]

York College Welcomes Lynn Nottage, Winner of the 2009 Puliter Prize for Drama

October 8, 2009 | York College

The York College Theatre begins the 2009-2010 academic year with the “robustly entertaining comedy” (NYT) Fabulation, or The Re-Education of Undine, by Lynn Nottage- the 2009 Pulitzer Price winning playwright of the drama Ruined. Set in present-day New York, Fabulation is a madcap comedic fable that follows the super-successful Undine as her life unexpectedly disintegrates […]

President of American Association of State Colleges and Universities Dr. Muriel A. Howard to Deliver Keynote Address at York College Conference

October 8, 2009 | York College

American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) President Muriel A. Howard is the featured speaker at a mini conference at York College (www.york.cuny.edu), Thursday. October 22, 2009, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., in the Faculty Dining Room, Academic Core Building, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, NY. The theme of the conference is “Reorganization, […]

RENOWNED HAITIAN AMERICAN WRITER AND NARRATOR TO INAUGURATE THE YORK COLLEGE 2009 PROVOST DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARS LECTURE SERIES

September 2, 2009 | York College

Renowned Haitian American writer and narrator Edwidge Danticat will inaugurate York College’s 2009 Provost Distinguished Scholars Lecture Series, Monday, September 14, 2009, at 7 p.m., in the College’s Performing Arts Center, 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, NY. The event is free and open to the public. Danticat will read from recent works and engage […]

YORK COLLEGE RECEIVES MAJOR GRANT FROM CONSOLIDATED EDISON FOR THE SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, MATHEMATICS AND AEROSPACE ACADEMY

August 31, 2009 | York College

Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. recently awarded a major grant to the Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Aerospace Academy (SEMAA) at York College. The program’s mission is to increase the participation and retention of historically underserved and underrepresented youth in grades 2-9 from Queens County, New York in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering […]

YORK COLLEGE REORGANIZES ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS INTO THREE SCHOOLS

August 17, 2009 | York College

York College has reorganized all of its academic department into three Schools: the School of Arts & Sciences, the School of Business & Information Systems, and the School of Health & Behavioral Sciences. Each of the Schools focuses on a set of related programs and departments, and gives expression to the College’s mission. The School […]

TD BANK AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP GRANT FOR STUDENTS IN THE AVIATION MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

June 25, 2009 | York College

York College has been awarded a $20,000 grant from TD Bank through the TD Charitable Foundation earmarked for scholarships to provide financial assistance to students enrolled in the College’s Aviation Management program. TD Bank President (NYC Market) Peter Meyer made the presentation recently to York College President Marcia V. Keizs at the York College Foundation’s […]

COMMENCEMENT 2009 PROFILE OF GRADUATES

June 2, 2009 | York College

• 836 students graduated/graduating in academic year 2008-09 • 579 (69.3%) Females and 257 (30.7%) males • Youngest graduate female 19, and oldest graduate Male 70 • 397 (47.5%) are black, 120 (14.4%) are Hispanics, and 74 (8.9%) are Asians • 286 (34.2%) BA, 532(63.6%) BS, and 18 (2.2%) BSMS • Top five cities where […]

YORK COLLEGE VALEDICTORIAN IN A CLASS BY HERSELF

June 2, 2009 | York College

Gloria Cecilia Velasco is the first Occupational Therapy major at York College to be named valedictorian. Small wonder. She’s always been restless. Even as a young girl growing up in Colombia she felt she was destined for important things. At 12, her family moved to Australia where she remained for 20 years. She got married […]

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 […]