• Jazz standout Mike Holober is inaugural Stuart Katz Professor at CCNY

    October 17, 2017 | City College

    Internationally renowned jazz pianist, composer and arranger Mike Holober is The City College of New York’s inaugural Stuart Z. Katz Professor in the Humanities & the Arts. The endowed professorship is supported by a $1 million gift to City College by distinguished alumnus Stuart Z. Katz, Esq., a 1964 graduate. Holober’s appointment is for one year.

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  • Mexican author Mónica Lavín leads 2017 CCNY Cátedra Vargas Llosa

    October 12, 2017 | City College

    Acclaimed Mexican writer Mónica Lavín co-presents The City College of New York’s fifth Cátedra Vargas Llosa, Oct. 24 -27, an international academic project honoring Spanish-language literary giant and Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa.

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  • CCNY Mini-Medical School partners with community for a healthier Harlem

    October 11, 2017 | City College

    Coffee is bad for you. No, it’s good for you. You need 30 minutes of daily activity – or is it 10? Come hear the latest on how to stay healthy on Wednesday Oct 18 at the first Mini-Medical School hosted by the CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York. The latest health information will be shared and refreshments will be served at the event, which is free and open to the public from 5:30 – 7:00 pm at CCNY’s North Academic Center (Room 1/201). Click here to RSVP.

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  • CCNY’s Michelle Valladares receives Poet of the Year award

    October 11, 2017 | City College

    City College of New York poet and filmmaker, Michelle Yasmine Valladares is the Americas Poetry Festival of New York’s Poet of the Year. The award is for her “lifelong literary achievements and for her poetry that reflects the rich multicultural spirit of The Americas.”

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  • Latinos in NYC tome, “Black Detroit” history top latest CCNY faculty books

    October 6, 2017 | City College

    “Latinos in New York: Communities in Transition, Second Edition,” a follow up to the comprehensive study of the city’s Latino population published in 1996, is one of the new books by City College of New York faculty. It is co-edited by Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership professors Sherrie Baver, Gabriel Haslip-Viera (Emeritus), and Angelo Falcón, co-founder of the National Institute for Latino Policy.

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  • Wall Street Journal ranks CCNY #8 nationally for diversity

    October 3, 2017 | City College

    With a student population representing 89.6% of the world’s 193 sovereign states, The City College of New York continues to rank among the most diverse academic institutions in America. The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education 2018 College Rankings place City College at joint #8 for environment with three other schools.

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  • New Central Park fly species gets CCNY professor’s moniker

    October 2, 2017 | City College

    Introducing Themira lohmanus, a fly like no other, and the most recently discovered species in the popular Manhattan urban oasis of Central Park! The immature insects subsist on duck droppings, and have a strong CCNY connection: Themira lohmanus is named after City College of New York entomologist, and Professor of Biology, David Lohman.

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  • CWE Professor Seamus Scanlon collaborates with Academy Award winner

    September 29, 2017 | City College

    “The Long Wet Grass,” the film adaptation of City College of New York librarian Seamus Scanlon’s award-winning play of the same title, premieres Oct. 1 at Irish Screen America in Manhattan. It features an original music score by Academy Award winner Marketa Irglova.

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  • CCNY Spitzer students receive Castagna Scholarship for study abroad

    September 28, 2017 | City College

    Two architecture students, from the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at The City College of New York, are studying in Barcelona, Spain this fall. Renowned for its unique and historical architecture, these students are taking in all Barcelona has to offer on Castagna Architectural Scholarships. Since its inception in 2016, the scholarship has […]

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  • HS for Media & Communications standouts win CCNY scholarships

    September 26, 2017 | City College

    Melissa Olivar and Angel Herrera, both summer graduates from the High School for Media and Communications in Washington Heights with immigrant roots, are the latest President’s Community Scholars at The City College of New York.

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