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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 […]

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 […]