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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 […]

Hunter’s William Solecki Appointed as an Author of Major Climate Change Report

March 9, 2017 | Hunter College

William Solecki, professor of geography at Hunter College and founding director of the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities, has been selected by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to serve on a team of experts who will prepare a new special report on the impacts of global warming. The IPCC, established in 1988 under […]

President Reports on Equity and Student Success Initiatives

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

  Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) President Antonio Pérez presented the annual State of the College address to the College community on March 7 in Theatre 2 at BMCC’s 199 Chambers Street campus. A PowerPoint presentation of infographics and photographs highlighted the President’s three themes: “our unrelenting commitment to enhancing student success, our commitment […]

Holistic Program Helps Hostos Students Break Barriers

March 6, 2017 | Hostos Community College

Scholarships can help college students pay for expenses, but they can also expose a person to so much more outside the classroom.

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.