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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 […]

2007 York College Graduate Selected as a 2008 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellow

April 11, 2008 | York College

Monday, April 7, 2008 Derell Kennedo, former history major and salutatorian of the Class of 2007 has been selected as a 2008 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellow. The fellowship program seeks to attract and educate outstanding young people who desire a career in the Foreign Service. Funded by the U.S. Department of State and […]

York College Student Volunteers Secure Over a Quarter Millsion Dollars in Refunds Providing Free Tax Preparation

April 11, 2008 | York College

Monday, April 7, 2008 YORK COLLEGE STUDENT VOLUNTEERS SECURE OVER A QUARTER MILLION DOLLARS IN REFUNDS PROVIDING FREE TAX PREPARATION York College Alumnus and now Assistant Professor Robert Clovey teaches accounting at his alma mater. Last year he decided to try something new with the students in his tax class. Why not offer a field […]

THE YORK COLLEGE THEATRE

March 11, 2008 | York College

York College Theatre announces the opening of its first production for the Spring 2008 season–Jean-Paul Sartre’s, No Exit. “Hell is other people!” says Garcin, a leading character in No Exit. Originally titled Huis Clos (Behind Closed Doors), the play is about three people who are in “Hell” expecting to find red-hot pokers and torture devices […]

York College Takes Albany by Storm

February 20, 2008 | York College

A 17-member delegation from York College was in Albany, NY to participate in the New York State Black and Puerto Rican Legislative Caucus, Inc.’s 37th Annual Legislative Conference, Feb. 15 — 18, 2008. During the conference, students and administrators participated in workshops, panel discussions and meetings with elected and senior appointed government officials as well […]

2006 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Dr. Muhammad Yunus Inspired Assembly

February 19, 2008 | York College

Almost 1,000 devotees of 2006 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Dr. Muhammad Yunus filled York College’s Performing Arts Center Auditorium to capacity recently during his inspirational message of peace and harmony. Dr. Yunus, a banker and economist, is famous for extending small loans or micro credit to entrepreneurs too poor to qualify for traditional loans. The […]

2006 Nobel Peace Prize Winner in Economics Dr. Muhammad Yunus To Speak At York College

January 31, 2008 | York College

Dr. Muhammad Yunus, a banker and economist, is famous for extending small loans or micro credit to entrepreneurs too poor to qualify for traditional loans. The founder of Grameen Bank, Yunus and the Bank were jointly awarded the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize “for their efforts to create economic and social development from below.” Dr. Yunus […]

York College Male Initiative Program To Pay Tribute To Former NYC Mayor David Dinkins at 2nd Annual Men Of Achievement Event

January 29, 2008 | York College

The York College Male Initiative Program will pay tribute to former New York City Mayor David Dinkins at its 2nd Annual Men of Achievement Recognition Program Thursday, February 7, 2008, at 5:00 p.m. at the college’s Performing Arts Center, 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, NY. NY1′s News Anchor Dominic Carter will be the evening’s […]

Off-Broadway’s Three Mo’ Tenors Light Up The Night At York College

January 25, 2008 | York College

York College recently held its First Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert: “One Dream. Many Realities.” starring the off-Broadway sensation, Three Mo’ Tenors. The dazzling performers played to a packed house in the college’s resplendent 1,500-seat Performing Arts Center in a concert which raised funds for merit scholarships for academically high achieving students. Attendees included presidents, chief […]

York College to Host Benefit Concert Featuring Off-Broadway’s Three Mo’ Tenors

January 4, 2008 | York College

York College (http://www.york.cuny.edu) will host its First Annual Foundation Gala, Celebrating the Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to benefit York College Foundation Scholars Monday, January 21, 2008, 7 p.m., at the Performing Arts Center. NY1′s popular talk show host and political analyst Dominic Carter is the master of ceremonies and world renowned […]

York’s Keizs Presents Recommendation to Gov.

December 20, 2007 | York College

York College President Dr. Marcia V. Keizs and other members of Governor Eliot Spitzer’s Commission on Higher Education (CHE) earlier this week submitted their preliminary report calling for a Compact to ensure New York’s public higher education institutions are adequately funded and equipped to prepare the state’s students for twenty first century careers and leadership […]

York College Committee Presents Annual MLK JR and Black History Month Exhibit and Celebration

December 13, 2007 | York College

The York College/Community Commemorative Quilt Committee (YCCCQC) will host its 9th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Black History Month Art, Memorabilia, Poetry, Quilt Exhibition and Celebration on Sunday, January 13 at the York College Performing Arts Center at 94-45 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard. The art exhibition opening reception will commence at 1:30 p.m. […]

York College to Host Benefit Concert Featuring Off-Broadway’s Three Mo’ Tenors

December 13, 2007 | York College

York College (http://www.york.cuny.edu) will host its First Annual Foundation Gala, Celebrating the Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to benefit York College Foundation Scholars Monday, January 21, 2008, 7 p.m., at the Performing Arts Center. NY1′s popular talk show host and political analyst Dominic Carter is the master of ceremonies and world renowned […]

York College Fall Freshman Class the Largest

November 14, 2007 | York College

York College (http://www.york.cuny.edu) is making a decided contribution to The City University of New York’s (CUNY’s) record high fall enrollment this year. The 1,017 entering freshmen who have hit the campus running is the largest class of first-timers since 1996. Overall enrollment is up 7.9% and full-time enrollment is up 12%. The increase for first-time […]

York College Theatre Announces -Harlem Speakeasy: An evening of Jazz and Poetry

November 8, 2007 | York College

The first weekend in December ushers in the next York College Theatre production. Harlem Speakeasy: An evening of Jazz and Poetry features poems by Langston Hughes and Jazz played by a trio from the York College Jazz Workshop. The production stars Robert Hogan,a recent graduate of York College, who performed in Fences, Blythe Spirit, and […]

York Kicks Off Lectures With Water

November 5, 2007 | York College

If you missed CUNY York College’s Inaugural lecture by Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor Nazrul Khandaker’s regarding the Department of Environmental Protection’s newest water tunnel- dubbed Tunnel No.3- have no fear. More than a decade will pass before the tunnel is actually finished. The City’s first two water tunnels were ocmpleted in 1917 […]

York College to Host NY1′s Dominic Carter

November 1, 2007 | York College

NY1 program host Dominic Carter will be at York College on Monday, November 5th from 2 until 4 PM for a discussion/signing of his book, No Momma’s Boy. The event will take place in Room 1M07 of the college’s Academic Core Building. Mr. Carter, host of the cable channel’s roundtable show, Inside City Hall, where […]

Distinguished Aviation Educator, Dr. Triant Flouris Heads Up the New Aviation Institute at York College

November 1, 2007 | York College

Triant Flouris, Ph.D., who has distinguished himself in the field of aviation as both an academic and experienced commercial pilot and certified flight instructor, has joined the faculty of York College (http://www.york.cuny.edu), The City University of New York (CUNY), as the director of the new Aviation Institute. The aviation program at York College, under his […]