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CCNY Grove School’s “Sulfurious” is too fast, too furious!

March 28, 2017 | City College

City College of New York’s Chem-E- Car team is once again the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Mid-Atlantic champion. “Sulfurious,” CCNY’s latest entrant, beat out vehicles from 23 other schools to scoop first place in the regional Chem-E- Car competition at Rowan University for the second year running. The Grove School of Engineering student-designed car […]

MEOC Celebrates 50 Years of Free Educational and Workforce Development Services for Underserved New Yorkers

March 27, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

The Manh Manhattan Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) will celebrate 50 years providing critical academic and vocational services to underserved residents of Harlem and throughout New York City with an elegant evening of community building and entertainment. The fundraising gala, “Celebrating 50 Years,” will be held Wednesday, May 3 at Harlem’s legendary Alhambra Ballroom, 2116 Adam […]

Real Estate and Banking Leaders to be Honored at “Invest in a Future” Gala, May 18

March 27, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) and the BMCC Foundation will host the 2017 Gala, “Invest in a Future,” with proceeds benefiting the BMCC Scholarship Fund. The evening’s Honorees are Carol Britton, Chief Operating Officer for Corporate Services at Bank of New York Mellon, and Jeffrey Gural, Chairman of Newmark Knight Frank. This annual event, scheduled for Thursday, […]

BMCC Veterans Resource Center Grows to Serve CUNY’s Largest Student Veteran Population

March 23, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

When Brooklyn native Larry Rivera returned to civilian life in 2013, he was uncertain about his future. He had just completed 10 years in the U.S. Army that included three deployments to Afghanistan where he was injured during combat. After a short stint in Florida where he worked as a landscaper at a golf course, […]

Hunter College Professor Carrie Moyer’s Work Featured in Whitney Biennial

March 23, 2017 | Hunter College

The Whitney Biennial is an eagerly awaited survey of the best and most exciting contemporary art. Among the artists this year: Hunter Professor Carrie Moyer, whose work can be viewed on the fifth floor of the new Whitney in the Meatpacking District. New York Times critic Roberta Smith describes Moyer’s “bravura abstracts,” as “among her […]

LGBT Research-to-Policy: Focus on Aging at Roosevelt House

March 23, 2017 | Hunter College

Studies predict that by 2030, there will be more than 5 million adults living in the United States who are over age 50 and identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT.) This population faces specific and significant challenges — social isolation and loneliness, higher risks of economic and physical disparities than their cisgender or […]

Pre-Law Event Brings Together Top Legal minds to Discuss 1st Amendment

March 23, 2017 | Hunter College

Since 2005, Hunter’s pre-law program has provided students with programs and services that enrich their understanding of the legal profession, and help them gain entry to some of the top law schools in the country. On March 8, 2017, the Kaye Playhouse opened its doors to donors, students, faculty members, and other members of the […]

Macaulay Honors College Leads City Nature Challenge for Citizen Scientists

March 22, 2017 | Macaulay Honors College

Start spreading the news! CUNY’s Macaulay Honors College invites New Yorkers to help find all of the creatures that call our city home by joining a citizen scientist effort from April 14-18. Anyone who lives in, or visits the 5 boroughs of New York during that time period is asked to photograph and share pictures […]

CCNY Student Dan Wan wins UTRC Outstanding Student of the Year Award

March 22, 2017 | City College

Dan Wan, a student in The City College of New York’s civil engineering PhD program, is the winner of the University Transportation Center Outstanding Student of the Year Award from the Region 2 University Transportation Research Center. Wan won for her thesis entitled: “Calibrating Safety Performance Functions for Intersections in New York City: Relaxing the Functions in Space.”

CCNY Grove School dean Gilda Barabino receives top AIMBE honor

March 21, 2017 | City College

Gilda A. Barabino, Berg Professor and Dean of The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, is the winner of the 2017 Pierre Galletti Award presented by the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. AIMBE’s highest individual honor, it recognizes a member’s contributions to public awareness of medical and biological engineering, and to the promotion of the national interest in science, engineering and education.

CCNY develops digital lab inspection program

March 21, 2017 | City College

A new City College of New York aid is making the inspection of laboratories easier. Recently copyrighted, The CUNY/CCNY Digital Lab Inspection Program is available to other CUNY colleges for use free of charge.

CUNY SPS ADJUNCT LAUNCHES FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECT TO IMPROVE MEDICATION ADHERENCE

March 21, 2017 | School of Professional Studies

iRxCapture App and iLidRx pill dispensing podNew York, NY — Dr. Anthony Sterns, Adjunct Associate Professor in the business and psychology programs at the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS), has received over $900,000 in federal, state, and regional funding, as well as other capital investments, to improve medication adherence using a new technology […]

City Tech’s Small Business Development Center Celebrates Inaugural SBDC Day

March 21, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

The Brooklyn Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will join other regional centers across the state and nation in celebrating the first annual SBDC Day on March 22, starting at 2 p.m. SBDC Day is a national recognition movement to share the small business success stories and notable impacts SBDCs have fostered in communities nationwide. Clients, […]

CCNY’s Sally Hoskins receives Genetics Society of America excellence award

March 16, 2017 | City College

City College of New York biologist Sally G. Hoskins is the 2017 recipient of the Genetics Society of America’s Elizabeth W. Jones Award for Excellence in Education. The award recognizes Hoskins’ role in developing and promoting the transformative CREATE (Consider, Read, Elucidate hypotheses, Analyze and interpret data, and Think of the next Experiment) method which is now a national model.

City Tech Offers New Degree in the Business & Technology of Fashion, Addressing Industry Need for Skilled Workforce

March 16, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

Fashion has always been defined by the latest technologies—from the sewing needle to laser-etched fabrics. To keep apace with industry demand for a workforce trained in the business and technology of fashion, the Business Department at City Tech now offers a Bachelor of Science in the Business & Technology of Fashion (BTF), a program unique […]

City Tech’s Literary Arts Festival Features Poet Rowan Ricardo Phillips

March 16, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

The English Department at City Tech announces their 36th Annual Literary Arts Festival featuring poet and essayist Rowan Ricardo Phillips. Mr. Phillips has published two books of poetry, Heaven and The Ground, in addition to a book of literary criticism, When Blackness Rhymes with Blackness. Phillips’ many awards include the Whiting Award, the Guggenheim Award, […]

Chris Emdin (B.S., ’01) to Speak at the NYC Writing Project’s 19th Annual Conference on March 18

March 16, 2017 | Lehman College

New York Times-bestselling author, and Lehman College alumnus, Dr. Christopher Emdin, will deliver the keynote address at the NYC Writing Project’s 19th Annual Conference on March 18.

City Tech Offers New Degree in the Business & Technology of Fashion, Addressing Industry Need for Skilled Workforce

March 13, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

Fashion has always been defined by the latest technologies—from the sewing needle to laser-etched fabrics. To keep apace with industry demand for a workforce trained in the business and technology of fashion, the Business Department at City Tech now offers a Bachelor of Science in the Business & Technology of Fashion (BTF), a program unique […]

CCNY’s David Lohman shares biodiversity research using butterflies

March 10, 2017 | City College

David Lohman, assistant professor of biology at The City College of New York, presents “Biodiversity Research in Tropical Asia: A Tale of Butterflies and Bureaucracy.” The talk, 4 -5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 16, in City College’s Spitzer Auditorium, is part of the college’s Conversations in Engaged Scholarship series.

Hunter Is Named a Fulbright 2016-17 Top Producer

March 9, 2017 | Hunter College

The U.S. Department of State has just announced that Hunter maintains its standing as one of the nation’s Top Producers of award-winning Fulbright U.S. Students. Of the 23 master’s degree-granting institutions named 2016-2017 Top Student Fulbright Producers, Hunter stands in the nation’s top 6. It is also notable that among the top 15 colleges and […]