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City Tech Professor Receives 2016 AIA Award of Excellence

June 27, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

Professor Phillip Anzalone, AIA, of City Tech’s Architectural Technology Department, was honored with a 2016 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Award of Excellence on June 2 at the Brooklyn + Queens Design Awards Gala at the Vista Skylounge at Four Points in Long Island City, New York. Professor Anzalone and his team from the firm […]

BNY Mellon Awards $50,000 Grant to BMCC Out in Two Program

June 23, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) recently announced that BNY Mellon has provided $50,000 in grant funding for the BMCC Out in Two Program scholarships. Founded in 1999 by BMCC President Antonio Pérez, the Out in Two scholarship program is designed to help more students graduate within two consecutive years. The BNY Mellon grant will […]

Hostos Nursing Student Earns Peter Jennings Scholarship Award

June 22, 2016 | Hostos Community College

Ever since Ivy Mensah was a little girl living in Ghana, she wanted to be a nurse. Later, when she became a mother and moved to the United States, it became her mission. A mission she is close to completing.

Hostos Lecturer Charles Rice-Gonzalez Honored By City Council

June 22, 2016 | Uncategorized

For years, Charles Rice-Gonzalez has been active in the LGBT community in The Bronx and beyond. On June 8 at City Hall, the longtime Distinguished Lecturer from Hostos’ English Department was celebrated by members of the New York City Council at its LGBT Pride Celebration.

City Tech Humanities Journal Complicates the Concept of Intoxication

June 22, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

The new issue of NANO: New American Notes Online, City Tech’s interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, open-access journal, is now available online. Issue 9, “Intoxication,” is the result of a collaboration between guest editors Alexine Fleck and Ingrid Walker, the article authors, the interviewees, and NANO’s editorial team: Sean Scanlan, Ruth Garcia, and Rebecca Devers. Intoxication has long […]

BMCC Welcomes Diane K. Walleser, Vice President for Enrollment Management

June 21, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) welcomes Diane K. Walleser, the college’s first Vice President for Enrollment Management. In this role, Walleser will lead BMCC’s enrollment and recruitment initiatives, and provide strategic direction to the Admissions, Testing, Financial Aid, Registrar, Scholarship and International Student Recruitment offices. She will work closely with Karrin E. Wilks, Provost […]

Chleck family creates scholarship for science students

June 17, 2016 | City College

The Division of Science at the City College of New York is pleased to announce a generous six-figure gift from the Chleck Family Foundation for the creation of the Chleck Family Scholarship & Graduate Research Fellowship in Science.

BMCC Joins Nationwide Initiative to Create Open Educational Resource (OER) Degree Programs

June 15, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) has joined a nationwide initiative to make open educational resources (OER) — free, online textbooks — available to students, building their retention and graduation rates. The OER Degree Initiative is led by Achieving the Dream, Inc., and involves 38 colleges in 13 states. BMCC, along with Hostos Community College […]

Message from the President: BMCC Mourns Orlando Shooting Victims

June 13, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

To the BMCC Community: It is with deep sadness that we mourn the lives of 49 innocent people who were brutally murdered when a gunman opened fire inside the Pulse Night Club in Orlando, Florida, on the early morning of June 12. I join our BMCC family of faculty, staff, students and friends, as we […]

Start Here, Transfer Anywhere

June 13, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

  In June 2016, Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) conferred associate degrees to the largest graduating class in the college’s history — more than 4,200 students. Seventy-five percent of those graduates will transfer to a four-year college or university, with about half staying in the CUNY system. The rest will transfer to more than […]

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.

Eight BMCC Students to Participate in Exploring Transfer at Vassar

June 9, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Exploring Transfer students Byeonghyeon So, Joanne Torres, Samantha Jean, Eunice Melendez and Professor Bill Roane Eight Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) have been chosen to participate in the Summer 2016 Exploring Transfer Program (ET) at Vassar College. BMCC has the largest cohort among the 15 community colleges nationwide that are participating in the program […]

Hunter’s 213th Commencement: The Best!

June 9, 2016 | Hunter College

“You are leaving a very special place,” Arianna Huffington told Hunter’s newest graduates. “The world needs what this place has taught you.” On June 2, at Madison Square Garden, the founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post addressed an ecstatic Class of 2016. Huffington paid tribute to the “amazing, inspiring and moving” life stories of […]

Hostos Students Attend Northeast Regional Honors Council Conference

June 8, 2016 | Uncategorized

This year, the Hostos Honors program — led by Co-directors, Professor Cynthia Jones and Professor Ernest Ialongo, and Program Coordinator, Karina Castro — took nine members of the Hostos Community College Honors Program to the Northeast Regional Honors Council (NRHC) Conference. Held from March 31 to April 3 in Cambridge, MA, the theme was Migration, and honors students from across the Northeast region examined that concept as they explored ways to encourage undergraduate honors learning.

Hostos Community College Celebrates Largest Graduating Class In Style At 45th Commencement

June 8, 2016 | Uncategorized

In a ceremony fit for a special anniversary, Hostos conferred degrees to its largest number of graduates in the College’s history on Thursday, June 2, at New York City Center.

City Tech and RAM to Host Free Medical Clinic (THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED)

June 6, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED City Tech will collaborate with RAM (Remote Area Medical) to hold a free weekend-long medical clinic on June 25 – 26 at 300 Jay Street, Downtown Brooklyn. City Tech health care faculty and students will volunteer their services along with additional medical volunteers from the New York City area. City […]

Honors Convocation Held May 31

June 2, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

BMCC/CUNY Honors Convocation in Theatre II   The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) 2016 Honors Convocation was held Tuesday, May 31 in Theatre II on the college’s main campus at 199 Chambers Street. Marva Craig, Vice President for Student Affairs and Karrin E. Wilks, Provost & Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs delivered introductory […]

Macaulay Honors College Student Receives a Josephine de Karman Fellowship

May 31, 2016 | Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce that Daniela Mikhaylov ’17 (Hunter) has received a scholarship from the Josephine De Karman Fellowhship Trust. The Trust was established in 1954 by the late Dr. Theodore Von Karman, world renowned aeronautics expert, in memory of his sister, Josephine, who passed […]

City Tech Professor Publishes New Collection of Poetry Exploring Memory and Place

May 31, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech congratulates Professor Robert Ostrom, Department of English, on the publication of his collection of poems, Ritual and Bit, (Saturnalia, 2016). Ostrom teaches development writing and composition at City Tech and poetry at Columbia University. He is the winner of the 2015 Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize. Ritual and Bit is a book filled with […]

BMCC Helps Musician Find New Path to the World of Research

May 27, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

BMCC student Ted Hadges recently faced a daunting dilemma. In April 2016, the engineering science major found out he had been accepted to Columbia University. “Initially, I was excited but that soon turned to stressed and frustrated because I had no idea how I would pay for it,” said Hadges. Hadges had maxed out on […]