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  • CCNY president honors distinguished five at gala

    June 15, 2016 | City College

    Five distinguished supporters of The City College of New York are recipients of 2016 CCNY Presidential Awards. The honors were presented by Dr. Lisa S. Coico, president of City College, at her annual Presidential Awards Dinner at the Mandarin Oriental in Manhattan.

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  • CCNY Salutatorian Orubba Almansouri receives White House invite

    June 10, 2016 | City College

    Orubba Almansouri’s stirring salutatory speech at The City College of New York’s 170th Commencement Exercises wowed fellow graduates and guests including First Lady Michelle Obama. Now it’s earned her invitation to the White House for next week’s United State of Women Summit.

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  • Five undergrads selected for CCNY-MSKCC Summer Learning Lab

    June 10, 2016 | City College

    Five City College of New York undergraduates — Maria Chaname, Christian Kadima, Angel Morquecho, Valeria Serrano and Emily Zheng — will participate in a five-week program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in June and July. The students will study medical interpreting and be mentored as they work on individual, specialized projects involving translational cancer health disparities throughout New York City.

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  • “El ruiseñor y la noche” premieres at CCNY’s TAFFNY

    June 7, 2016 | City College

    The box office hit “El ruiseñor y la noche: Chavela Vargas canta a Lorca,” directed by Rubén Rojo, makes its New York premiere at The Americas Film Festival of New York (TAFFNY) on June 9. Screen time is 6:30 p.m. at Instituto Cervantes New York.

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  • Pomp, circumstance and a send-off from Michelle Obama for CCNY’s Class of 2016!

    June 7, 2016 | City College

    Rousing, colorful, stirring and inspiring sum up The City College of New York’s memorable 170th Commencement Exercises. More than 8,000 people, including First Lady Michelle Obama and a large media turnout converged on the South Campus Great Lawn to salute the Class of 2016.

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  • CCNY-inspired SEEK program celebrates 50 years of success

    June 2, 2016 | City College

    Fifty years later, City College of New York’s pioneering Percy Ellis Sutton SEEK Program continues to be a pathway to success for many students that would otherwise have found a college education daunting.

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  • CCNY economist joins White House “nudge team”

    June 2, 2016 | City College

    Associate Professor of Economics and Business Matthew Nagler joins a select group of academics from institutions around the country as a member of the White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team.

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  • CCNY unveils stellar Class of 2016

    May 31, 2016 | City College

    The Class of 2016 at The City College of New York’s 170th Commencement Exercises comprises 3,848 students whose success stories are a continuation of a CCNY legacy. This year, that tradition brings First Lady Michelle Obama to historic Harlem to salute the institution and its latest graduates.

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  • He’s Working on That Migraine for You

    May 25, 2016 | City College, Macaulay Honors College, Salute to Scholars

    MIGRAINE headaches throb painfully, sometimes triggering nausea, vomiting and extreme sensitivity to sound and light. They can be incapacitating.

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  • Relearning Her Mother Tongue

    May 25, 2016 | City College, Macaulay Honors College, Salute to Scholars

    ALINA SHEN GREW UP speaking Mandarin at home, but her fluency slipped as she went through New York City’s public schools. “They didn’t have the resources to support instruction in Chinese,” she says.

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