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  • CCNY’s Lynn Appelbaum receives Hispanic PR group’s educator of the year award

    October 17, 2016 | City College

    Lynn Appelbaum, professor and director of The City College of New York’s Advertising/PR Program, is the winner of The Hispanic Public Relations Association’s inaugural BRAVO! PR Educator of the Year Award.

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  • Grove School’s Chem-E-Car team makes it to nationals

    October 14, 2016 | City College

    The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering students head to the AlChE national finals competition in San Francisco to present the “Iodinator-C8,” a chemical powered vehicle that for the first time in CCNY history won first place in the Mid-Atlantic regional competition.

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  • Susham Bedi talk highlights ‘home’ theme in diasporic Indian literature

    October 14, 2016 | City College

    Over the centuries, generations of Indians have emigrated to parts of the globe as distant as Fiji, Trindidad and Guyana. Yet the big theme in Indian Diaspora literature over the years has been their original home, according to Susham Bedi, the Indian-born novelist, actress and academic.

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  • U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz tours CCNY biofuels project, Oct. 13

    October 13, 2016 | City College

    MEDIA ADVISORY U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz tours CCNY biofuels project, Oct. 13 WHAT:       Ernest Moniz, U.S. Secretary of Energy in the Obama administration, is visiting The  City College of New York’s ARPA-E project on biofuels. Housed in the CUNY Energy Institute at CCNY, the project has developed a highly efficient zinc- manganese rechargeable […]

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  • Chilean literary great Carlos Franz leads CCNY’s Cátedra Mario Vargas Llosa

    October 12, 2016 | City College

    Carlos Franz is one of the foremost Spanish-language writers in the world. He is the 2016 winner of the Biennial Mario Vargas Llosa Award for his latest book, “Si te vieras con mis ojos,” which is deemed the best novel published in 2014-2016.

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  • CCNY startup joins Merck Accelerator in Kenya

    October 11, 2016 | City College

    Co-founders of VeriPAD, a startup launched at the Zahn Innovation Center by three City College of New York graduates, relocated to Nairobi, Kenya as part of the prestigious Merck KGaA Accelerator Program. The three-month program offers extensive funding, mentorship and technical support for budding entrepreneurs in healthcare in Africa.

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  • CCNY awards 10 President’s Community Scholarships

    October 7, 2016 | City College

    Ten high-achieving students from the Bronx and Washington Heights are recipients of City College of New York President’s Community scholarships, which provide free tuition for undergraduate study.

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  • City College receives $5.2m federal grant for major STEM upgrade

    October 7, 2016 | City College

    STEM education at The City College of New York is set for a quantum leap with the receipt of a $5.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The five-year award to the only senior STEM campus in the CUNY system is for a project dubbed the CCNY Initiative to Promote Academic Success in STEM or “CiPASS.” Its main goals are to improve CCNY graduation and retention rates and increase the number of students receiving STEM degrees, particularly those from underrepresented groups

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  • CCNY’s Americas Poetry Festival welcomes international poets

    October 6, 2016 | City College

    The third annual international and multicultural Americas Poetry Festival of New York (TAPFNY) welcomes 60 poets from 22 countries to share their works in 10 different languages. The City College of New York’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education (CWE) is a sponsor of the festival.

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  • New Moxie Institute Invests in Creativity and Innovation at CCNY

    October 5, 2016 | City College

    A new $10 Million gift to the City College of New York from the Moxie Foundation will strengthen the College’s capacity to prepare students for creative problem solving in the 21st century. The gift will establish the Moxie Institute, a platform designed to support outside of the box thinking, experiential learning, and academic innovation throughout every discipline at CCNY. The ultimate goal of the gift is to empower students in every major with the realization that they are capable of creating significant change in the world.

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