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CCNY Inventor, medical professor, Patricia Broderick receives lifetime achievement award

March 3, 2017 | City College

Patricia A. Broderick, the CUNY School of Medicine professor also renowned as an inventor and researcher, is the recipient of the International Association of Top Professionals’ Lifetime Achievement Award. She will receive the Sapphire Diamond Crystal Tower at IAOTP’s annual gala at the end of the year.

BMCC Delegation Meets with Elected Officials

March 2, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

(L-R): Kevin Zambranov, Lisibeth Payana, Jason Silva, Melissa Aponte and Douglas Israel   On February 28, three Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) students — Lisibeth Payano, a senator in the Student Government Association (SGA); Jason Silva, SGA President, and Kevin Zambranov, a Liberal Arts major — took a trip to Albany to meet with […]

BMCC Offers Gender and Women’s Studies Major

March 2, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) will begin offering in Fall 2017, a new Associate in Arts degree program in Gender and Women’s Studies. Graduates of the program will be on track to transfer to the Bachelor of Arts in Gender Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, and the Bachelor of Arts […]

BMCC Introduces Annual Speaker Series: Business Leaders on Campus

March 2, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

The BMCC Community (faculty, staff and students) is invited to attend the first annual Business Leaders on Campus program on Wednesday, March 15 at 2:00 p.m. In the Fiterman Hall Conference Center (13th floor). The event is hosted by BMCC’s Business Management Department and is designed to revamp its extensive alumni network, build new relationship […]

Hostos Story Earns Gold

March 2, 2017 | Hostos Community College

Hostos’ Division of Institutional Advancement received two Gold Awards for its 2014-15 Annual Report: “Impact” at both the 32nd Annual Educational Advertising Awards and the 2016 Collegiate Advertising Awards.

Scholarship Created To Honor Memory Of Ramón J. Jiménez

March 2, 2017 | Hostos Community College

Ramón J. Jiménez, Esq., was a great supporter of Hostos Community College, ever since the doors of the institution were open nearly 50 years ago. Sadly, Professor Jiménez passed away in May of 2016, but his contributions to the College and South Bronx community will never be forgotten.

CCNY-based team develops sustainable, high energy density battery

March 2, 2017 | City College

Researchers at The City College of New York-based CUNY Energy Institute announce the development of a novel low cost, rechargeable, high energy density battery that makes the widespread use of solar and wind power possible in the future. It is based on manganese dioxide (MnO2), an abundant, safe and non-toxic material.

City Tech Dean Kevin Hom Elevated to Fellow of the American Institute of Architects

February 28, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech is pleased to announce that Kevin Hom, FAIA, Dean of the School of Technology & Design, has been elevated to Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (AIA)—the highest membership honor for exceptional work and contributions to architecture and society. The prestige of the FAIA award is unparalleled and the judging is rigorous; […]

Women’s Herstory Month Opens With a Conference, March 2

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

Women’s Herstory Month kicked off at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) with a conference, “Women Leading & Women Rising,” on Thursday, March 2 in Richard Harris Terrace and other locations throughout BMCC’s main campus at 199 Chambers Street. For locations, times and other details on the March 2 conference program, click HERE. For details […]

State of the College Address Set for March 7

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

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) President Antonio Pérez will present his annual State of the College address to the college community on March 7, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., in Theatre 2 on the college’s main campus, 199 Chambers Street. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend and learn about BMCC’s milestones […]

Marking Two Years of Cutting-Edge Research at Belfer

February 23, 2017 | Hunter College

New York City has long been a center of great breakthroughs in medical research. On a recent afternoon, principal investigators, leaders, and students from Weill Cornell Medical Center and Hunter College gathered at the Belfer Research Building to celebrate a partnership that promises to yield future stellar advances. The inaugural Hunter College/Weill Cornell Medicine Belfer […]

BMCC Preparing New Generation of Healthcare Professionals

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

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) is taking innovative steps to help meet explosive job growth in New York’s health care sector by overhauling courses in both the Allied Health Sciences and Health Education Departments. Two medical coding courses, both taught within the Health Information Technology (HIT) program of the Allied Health Sciences Department, have […]

Hunter College Professor of Studio Art Nari Ward Wins the 2017 Vilcek Prize

February 17, 2017 | Hunter College

The prestigious Vilcek Prize has been awarded to Hunter Professor of Studio Art Nari Ward, an acclaimed sculptor. Awarded annually by the Vilcek Foundation, the prize honors immigrants who have made lasting contributions to American society through their extraordinary achievements in biomedical research, the arts and the humanities. This is the first time in 11 […]

WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein Named Roosevelt House 2017 Jack Newfield Fellow in Journalism

February 16, 2017 | Hunter College

New York, February 14, 2017 – Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab announced today that award-winning broadcast reporter Andrea Bernstein will serve as the 2017 Jack Newfield Visiting Professor of Journalism at the school’s Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute. Ms. Bernstein, who begins her fellowship for the spring semester, will be teaching a seminar in […]

Former NYC Traffic Commissioner Sam Schwartz (‘Gridlock Sam’) to Serve as Inaugural Ted Kheel Transportation Fellow at Roosevelt House

February 14, 2017 | Hunter College

Sam Schwartz, author, engineer, veteran public official, and renowned expert in sustainable urban transportation policy, will serve as the inaugural Theodore Kheel Visiting Fellow in Transportation at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College. This fellowship, made possible by the Nurture Nature Foundation, is named for legendary attorney and mediator Theodore W. Kheel, […]

Year Up New York Celebrates Ten Years and Twentieth Graduating Class With Ceremony at BMCC

February 8, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Celebrating ten years of providing access to livable-wage careers for low-income youth and its twentieth graduating class, the workforce development nonprofit Year Up New York held a graduation ceremony at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) on February 7, 2017. The ceremony took place at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center at 199 Chambers Street from […]

BMCC Leading Students to 21st Century Tech Jobs

February 8, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

From finance to fashion to healthcare, technology supports more than 291,000 jobs that pay more than $30,000 billion in annual wages in New York City. Job growth in the city’s high-tech sector grew by 33% from 2010 to 2014, more than four times the rate for the rest of the city’s economy, according to the […]

CCNY Engineering Professor Marco Castaldi discusses the impact of waste

February 6, 2017 | City College

The City College of New York’s Marco J. Castaldi, associate professor of chemical engineering and director of the Earth Engineering Center, presents “Sustainable Waste Management: Impacts of Our Trash on Society.” Castaldi’s presentation is part of the Conversations in Engaged Scholarship series.

BMCC Ranks Third out of 690 Two-Year Colleges in Helping Students Climb the Income Ladder

February 2, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Nationwide, the number of children who attain a higher standard of living than their parents has fallen from 90 to 50 percent in the last half century — but Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) appears to be countering that trend. A new study sponsored by The Equality of Opportunity Project tracked 30 million college students born […]

Paths to Equity Explored in Faculty Convocation

January 31, 2017 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

Preview The Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) Office of Academic Affairs hosted the College’s first annual Faculty Convocation on January 27 in Theatre I at 199 Chambers Street. BMCC President Antonio Pérez opened the event attended by hundreds of full-time and adjunct faculty. “As we assess and measure student success, we have to take […]