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Two Hostos Students Earn Prestigous Phi Theta Kappa All-New York Distinction

April 7, 2017 | Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College congratulates students Rokia Diabi and Oluwafemi Ligan for being awarded the prestigious 2017 Phi Theta Kappa All New York Academic awards.

Writing Across the Curriculum Celebrates 15th Anniversary

April 6, 2017 | Hostos Community College

The Hostos Writing Across the Curriculum celebrated its 15th year by letting the Hostos family share their voices through writings placed on the walls of the College.

Professor María Contel Scores Second Patent for Anti-Cancer Compound

April 6, 2017 | Brooklyn College

Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) is one of the most aggressive types of cancer—difficult to detect and combat. But Professor María Contel, an organometallic chemist at the School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, who has been testing metal compounds to combat cancer for the better part of the last decade, was recently granted a patent […]

Hostos English Professor Publishes Debut Poetry Collection

April 6, 2017 | Hostos Community College

Hostos Assistant Professor of English Anne Lovering Rounds has published her first book titled, Variations in an Emergency.

Distinguished Microbiologist, Immunologist, and QC Alumnus Arturo Casadevall to Explore “Martians, Mammals, and the Origin of Disease-Causing Microbes,” April 7

April 6, 2017 | Uncategorized

— Theories Covered to Include Extraterrestrial Introduction of Disease, Microbes as the Cause of Dinosaur Extinction, and Global Warming as a Factor in the Increase of Infectious Diseases — WHAT: The first presentation in the college’s Distinguished Speaker Seminar series will feature Queens College alumnus Arturo Casadevall M.D., Ph.D., renowned                         interdisciplinary researcher in microbiology and […]

“The Most Massive Women Wins” Offers Important Lessons About Body Image

April 6, 2017 | Hostos Community College

Hostos and the Hostos Repertory Company closed out Women’s History Month with a series of performances of the play, “The Most Massive Woman Wins,” from March 29-31.

Math is King on “Mathematics Day” at Hostos

April 6, 2017 | Hostos Community College

Math ruled at Hostos on March 21, as the second annual “Mathematics Day” was celebrated with a full-day of lectures, educational workshops and student and faculty awards.

Kingsborough Alum and Chemistry Major Kate Maziarz featured in Women and Girls in Science Campaign

April 3, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Winner Currently Pursuing Studies at Mount Holyoke College   Kingsborough Community College (KCC) and Class of 2016 Chemistry major Kate Maziarz was recently featured in the Beyond Benign International Day of Women and Girls in Science campaign. Beyond Benign is dedicated to providing future and current scientists, educators, and citizens with […]

CCNY Robotics Club competes in NASA Swarmathon

April 3, 2017 | City College

Developing search algorithms for robotic swarms is the challenge for members of The City College of New York’s Robotics Club in the second annual NASA Swarmathon, April 18-20. The 14 students will compete remotely in the virtual competition against 19 other teams from minority serving universities and community colleges. The actual competition will be at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Titusville, Florida.

Proclamation Ceremony as the Council honors BCC on the occasion of its 60th Anniversary

April 3, 2017 | Bronx Community College

The New York City Council and the Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni of Bronx Community College (BCC) of The City University of New York cordially invite you to join us at a Proclamation Ceremony as the New York City Council honors BCC on the occasion of its 60th Anniversary April 5, 2017 at 1:30pm New […]

CCNY senior and alum receive NSF research fellowships

March 31, 2017 | City College

Ellianna Schwab, a graduating senior in the Macaulay Honors College at The City College of New York, is the recipient of a 2017 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The NSF has also awarded the coveted fellowship to Joseph Derosa, a 2015 CCNY alumnus from the Macaulay Honors College.

Macaulay Honors College Sponsors the 2017 City Nature Challenge

March 30, 2017 | Uncategorized

CUNY’s Macaulay Honors College invites New Yorkers to join The City Nature Challenge 2017. Anyone within the 5 boroughs can help find all of the creatures that call our city home by joining a citizen scientist effort from April 14-18, 2017.

City Tech Receives Major STEM Research Grants for New Center of Additive Manufacturing and Medical Devices

March 30, 2017 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech’s Department of Mechanical Engineering & Industrial Design Technology has recently received STEM research grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), totaling more than $1.3 million in support. Students will work alongside faculty and collaborators on projects to design and fabricate medical devices as well as […]

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 […]

Kingsborough Community College’s Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic Program Receives Accreditation Effective Immediately

March 27, 2017 | Kingsborough Community College

   KCC was the first college-based paramedic program in Brooklyn approved by the State Department of Health Bureau of EMS Kingsborough Community College President Farley Herzek announced that the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) has accredited Kingsborough Community College’s Emergency Medical Services – Paramedic program effective immediately. The initial accreditation status expires […]

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 […]