Associate Professor Catherine Seavitt Nordenson was honored one of three women who have changed landscape architecture, at the New York Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA-NY) President’s Dinner in early November. ASLA-NY is the national professional association representing landscape architects.
November 16, 2018 | City College
November 15, 2018 | City College
Grove School of Engineering seniors Abraham “Avi” Rubel and Xinbin Xu are the recipients of scholarships from international engineering firm Thornton Tomasetti. The awards were established by the Manhattan-based company in memory of former executives and City College of New York alumni Lee Petrella ’80, and Daniel A. Cuoco ’67.
November 14, 2018 | City College
Marlene Camacho-Rivera, assistant professor, CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York, focuses her research on improving chronic disease self-management in the areas of asthma and cancer within urban minority communities. As a Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship recipient, Camacho-Rivera will continue her research in those areas receiving recognition for her contributions to underrepresented ethnic and racial minorities in medicine.
November 12, 2018 | City College
Music major Will Fisher of The City College of New York has played guitar since he was eight-years-old. With dreams of working in the music industry, Fisher chose to enroll in CCNY’s Sonic Arts Center Music and Audio Technology Program to develop his producing and composing skills. As the recipient of the Evelyn Buckstein Scholarship, […]
November 8, 2018 | City College
Fiorella Garrido-Lecca spent part of the summer in her native Peru researching gender-based violence and how women resist it. At UCLA, her fellow City College of New York sociology major in the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, Abraham Arriaga, explored the phenomenon of pet ownership by a subgroup of the homeless population.
November 7, 2018 | City College
The CUNY School of Medicine (CSOM) will host its tenth Mini-Medical School on Wednesday, Nov. 14, to discuss how to stay healthy during the flu season.
November 6, 2018 | City College
The City College of New York’s Division of Humanities and the Arts presents MLK50: Let Freedom Ring. The event, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 7:30 – 9 p.m. in the Marian Anderson Theatre of CCNY’s Aaron Davis Hall, commemorates the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination in April 1968.
November 5, 2018 | City College
Pamela Laskin, a lecturer in the English Department at The City College of New York, is one of two winners of Leapfrog Fiction’s International Contest for 2018 for her book, Why No Bhine (Why No Goodbye), a young adult novel in verse. The story is told from the point of view of a fourteen-year-old boy who has been left behind in Myanmar when his mother and three of his siblings escaped to Malaysia. The boy, Jubair, writes angry letters to his mother, which she will never get to see. Meanwhile, his mother manages to smuggle letters to him, but he never reads them; he is too enraged over what he perceives to be his abandonment.
November 2, 2018 | City College
In its fifth annual rankings of the Best Global Universities, U.S. News & World Report places The City College of New York in the top half of the world’s 1,372 elite institutions from 75 countries. City College is ranked #669, tied with New Mexico State University at Las Cruces.
November 1, 2018 | City College
City College of New York’s student-designed “Zincotron” scored a double at AIChE’s annual Chem-E-Car Competition®, taking third place against foreign and domestic opposition, and winning the Spirit of Competition Award for the fourth year running. Forty teams competed in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers finals at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in, Pittsburgh, Pa.