Community College News

Actor Tony Lo Bianco Plays “The Little Flower” at LaGuardia Community College

May 1, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College

The Little Flower came home to LaGuardia Community College.

Actor Tony Lo Bianco brought “The Little Flower,” his one man play about the late New York City Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, to the college that bears LaGuardia’s name this week with a mesmerizing performance in the school’s Little Theater.

Student Speakers Set the Tone As Queensborough Celebrates Its Distinguished Honorees At The 2015 Partners For Progress Gala

May 1, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

Honors student Kyle Chin-How, who will graduate this spring with an A.S. degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences, opened the program portion of the Partners for Progress Gala, noting “I will graduate from Queensborough with a vision uniquely defined.” Kyle is one of three outstanding Queensborough students to be awarded a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation […]

Kingsborough Faculty, Staff, and Students Take Part in Denim Day NYC to Raise Awareness about Sexual Violence and Sexual Assault

April 30, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Event kicked off a collection for denim clothing and toiletry items for survivors Kingsborough Community College faculty, staff, and students took part in DENIM DAY NYC, organized by the KCC Women’s Center and the Public Safety Department, to raise awareness of sexual assault and sexual violence. Nearly 100 faculty and staff, as well as students […]

Hostos Remains A Leader In Digital Education

April 29, 2015 | Hostos Community College

For the sixth straight year, Hostos Community College has been selected as one of the Top 10 Digital Community Colleges in the nation by the Center for Digital Education.

Bull & Bear Finance Club at Kingsborough Community College Learn about the World of Finance

April 28, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Comprehensive Wealth Management Group CEO Alan Katz Visits Campus    Students in the Bull & Bear Finance Club at Kingsborough Community College recently welcomed Comprehensive Wealth Management Group CEO Alan Katz to a club meeting, where he discussed the skill sets required for a successful career in finance. Sharing what a typical day in the […]

Theresa Sareo Shares Her Story of Trauma Survival through a Performance at Kingsborough Community College

April 28, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Accident that caused loss of her leg has inspired an amazing journey Brooklyn, NY – Singer, songwriter, and trauma survivor Theresa Sareo will share her story of survival through excerpts of her inspiring biographical film and a discussion, as well as a performance, where she will sing, “Through a Soldier’s Eyes”, a song she wrote […]

Hostos Receives Grant From Lucius N. Littauer Foundation To Continue Two-Generation Program

April 28, 2015 | Hostos Community College

Thanks to a $50,000 grant from The Lucius N. Littauer Foundation, Hostos will continue its successful “Two-Generation Student Retention and Degree Acceleration Program” this summer. Launched in 2014 through a grant from the Aspen Institute’s Ascend Fund, the program helps student-parents accelerate their higher education through one free Hostos summer course and free enrollment for up to two of their school-aged children in the Hostos’ College for Kids Summer Academy. The program also keeps student-parents connected to vital on-campus support services and provides MetroCards to cover transportation costs for their seven-week summer session.

Famed Photographer An-My Lê Conducts Master Class at LaGuardia Community College

April 24, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College

Award winning photographer and Bard College Professor An-My Le recently conducted a master class in photography for an appreciative group of LaGuardia Community College students.

More than fifty students huddled around Lê as she critiqued a collection of their photographs, discussed various photographic techniques, recommended books on photography for them to read, and discussed the difficulties of making a living at her chosen profession.

George Wolf, “Witness to History: From Fleeing the Holocaust to Helping Survivors”

April 24, 2015 | Bronx Community College

The BCC Department of History presents the Eighteenth Annual Ehrenpreis Memorial Lecture: George Wolf, “Witness to History: From Fleeing the Holocaust to Helping Survivors” Thursday, May 14, 2015, 2:00 p.m. Bronx Community College Campus Gould Memorial Library [GM], Auditorium Reception to follow in Gould Memorial Library [GM], Rotunda 2155 University Avenue Bronx, NY  10453 Mr. George Wolf, […]

Bronx Community College Signs “Statement of Shared Interest” Agreement with Inter American University of Puerto Rico.

April 23, 2015 | Bronx Community College

What: The signing of a Statement Of Shared Interest between the Inter American University Of Puerto Rico and Bronx Community College of The City University Of New York “to memorialize their mutual intention to promote collaborative academic opportunities between the Institutions.” The Intra American University is the largest private institution of higher education in Western […]

President Gail O. Mellow Recognized by Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at National Convention

April 22, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College

LaGuardia Community College President Gail O. Mellow was awarded the Shirley B. Gordon Award of Distinction at Phi Theta Kappa’s Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas on April 17.

Recognized for her dedication and support of LaGuardia Community College’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, Dr. Mellow is one of 23 honorees for 2015.

Queensborough Students Earn First and Second Place Awards among 104 Presenters at the Sigma Xi 2015 Northeastern Regional Research Conference

April 22, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

Three Queensborough students in the Biological Sciences and Geology Department won first and second place awards for their scientific posters at the Sigma Xi 2015 Northeastern Regional Research Conference at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Connecticut on April 18.

Kingsborough Community College Alumna Named to University of Hawaii’s Board of Regents

April 22, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

From Brooklyn’s Bay Ridge to Maui, environmentalist and conservationist Helen Nielsen has always been a strong advocate for community colleges and education Kingsborough Community College (KCC) alumna Helen Nielsen, ‘79, has been confirmed as a Regent of the University of Hawai’i system by the state senate, appointed by Governor David Ige. The Bay Ridge native, […]

NOTED HIGHER EDUCATION EXPERT TO ADDRESS FACULTY DAY AT BRONX COMMUNITY COLLEGE Thomas Bailey to Deliver April 24 Keynote Speech

April 22, 2015 | Bronx Community College

April 21, 2015 — Dr. Thomas R. Bailey, director of the highly-regarded Community College Research Center at Teachers College, Columbia University, will deliver the Keynote Address at Bronx Community College’s Faculty Day on Friday, April 24. His speech, “The Faculty Role in Redesigning America’s Community Colleges,” is based on Redesigning America’s Community Colleges, the book […]

Hostos Alumni Earn Prestigious Distinction Through CCNY Skadden Arps Legal Studies Honors Program

April 21, 2015 | Hostos Community College

Thanks to a wonderful collaboration between Hostos faculty, The City College of New York, and one of New York City’s most respected law firms, four former Hostos students, Eric Stewart, Avery Toledo, Michael Cruz, and Lizette Carter, have been accepted into the prestigious Skadden Arps Legal Studies Honors Program.

LaGuardia Community College Student Anastassiya Neznanova Recognized by International Honor Society, Awarded Two Scholarships

April 20, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College

LaGuardia Community College student Anastassiya Neznanova was named to the All-USA Community College Academic Team and awarded a $5,000 scholarship at the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Convention in San Antonio, Texas.

One of 20 students selected for the national All USA Academic Team, Anastassiya was featured in a USA Today newspaper article and received an additional $2,000 scholarship as a New Century Scholar.

Saluting Women

April 20, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

The Students in Service to Women Recognition Award, sponsored by the Women’s Resource Center Council, is presented to nine recipients. The first annual Students in Service to Women Recognition Award was presented to each of nine recipients March 30 in Richard Harris Terrace, on the main campus of Borough of Manhattan Community College. The award […]

Majora Carter to Speak at Kingsborough’s 9th Annual Eco-Festival About Global Environmental Challenges

April 20, 2015 | Kingsborough Community College

Conference theme “Green vs. Green” Capitalizing on Nature to Grow a Sustainable Future focuses on the economic impact on the world of environmental sustainability Kingsborough Community College (KCC) will host its 9th Annual Eco-Festival from April 22-24, 2015, themed “Green vs. Green” Capitalizing on Nature to Grow a Sustainable Future.” Sustainable South Bronx and Green […]

BMCC Students Tackle Spring Job Fair

April 17, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

Science major Kristoff Joseph Russell was fully prepared when he made his way to the Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY career fair at the school’s gym March 18. Russell, who eventually wants a career in physical therapy had gone and met with BMCC Center for Career Development counselors a few days before the fair. There, […]

Out-in-Two Celebrates New Donors and Inductees

April 17, 2015 | Borough of Manhattan Community College

BMCC’s Out-in-Two program honors the Spring 2015 cohort. BMCC’s Out-in-Two program celebrated 34 inductees—the largest cohort in its history—with a ceremony and buffet luncheon on March 23 in Richard Harris Terrace. The program’s expansion from 25 inductees in Fall 2014 was made possible by donations from the BMCC Foundation and other donors. That growth will […]