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  • Lehman College Choruses Accepting New Members

    January 25, 2016 | Lehman College

    The first rehearsal for the Lehman College Chorus, which meets on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5 p.m., will be held on Monday, February 1. The Lehman College Community Chorus, which meets on Tuesday evenings from 7-9:30 p.m., will begin rehearsals on Tuesday, February 2.

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  • Lehman Launches New Campus Virtual Tour

    January 13, 2016 | Lehman College, Uncategorized

    Potential students and visitors are about to get a whole new perspective on Lehman College, before they even set foot on campus. That perspective will be a virtual one, with magnificent 360-degree views of everything the school has to offer including the APEX Athletic Facility, the Science Building and the Multimedia Center. The newly launched […]

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  • Joseph Tusiani Named New York State Poet Laureate Emeritus

    January 11, 2016 | Lehman College, Uncategorized

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo named Joseph Tusiani, a Professor Emeritus of Lehman College, New York State Poet Laureate Emeritus.

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  • School of Natural and Social Sciences (NSS) Receives $733,000 Education Grant to Redefine 21st Century STEM Majors

    December 9, 2015 | Lehman College

    A $733,000 grant was awarded to Lehman’s School of Natural and Social Sciences (NSS) as part of the $20 million CUNY Strategic Investment Initiative. The grant is for the school’s “Modern STEM Major Initiative: A Redesign of Instruction, Curriculum, Experiential Learning for the 21st Century.” The funds will be used to build a firm STEM framework for supporting students in their required major courses and in pursuit of STEM careers. The grant is focused on what STEM classrooms of the future need to do to engage students in a way that excites and motivates them.

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  • Lehman Economic and Business Students Win Federal Reserve Bank of New York Competition

    December 9, 2015 | Lehman College

    Lehman College has won the finals of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s college fed challenge a competition where macroeconomic knowledge and savvy is the prime currency. The fed challenge team’s success comes in its first year of participation and its quartet of undergraduate economics and business students prepared tirelessly for the competition.

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  • Lehman Marine Research Director Receives Award for Lifetime Dedication to Urban Waterways

    December 9, 2015 | Lehman College

    Dr. Joseph Rachlin, Lehman’s director of the Laboratory for Marine and Estuarine Research and interim associate provost and dean for research, was honored on November 7th with the “Great Work Award” for his nearly five decades of restoration work and research on the Bronx, Sawmill, Hudson and East Rivers. He is a professor in the Biological Sciences department.

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  • Languages and Literatures Professor Presented Prestigious Award from Chilean Council for Culture and Arts

    December 9, 2015 | Lehman College

    Lehman Languages and Literature Department Professor Gerardo Piña-Rosales recently received one of the Chilean governments most prestigious awards: The Order of Gabriela Mistral, the Orden al Mérito Docente y Cultural. (Teaching and the Order of Cultural Merit) Piña-Rosales, the president of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language and a Lehman professor since 1981, accepted the award on October […]

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  • Published Work of Lehman Professors Among Most Frequently Cited by Colleagues

    December 7, 2015 | Lehman College

    Being recognized by your colleagues and peers is perhaps the ultimate compliment a research professor can receive. Eight studies, published by seven Lehman professors in the School of Natural and Socials Sciences, are among the top one percent of most frequently cited publications in their respective fields, according to an analysis of the Web of Science. The […]

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  • Lehman College Freshman Year Initiative Program Wins Prestigious ‘Best Practices’ Award

    December 3, 2015 | Lehman College

    Lehman College’s Freshman Year Initiative Program (FYI) has received the 2015 Best Practices in Student Retention Award from the Consortium for Student Retention Data Exchange (CSRDE) at the University of Oklahoma. The award recognizes the Lehman program as a national model for its system-wide approach to the institution’s retention issues—rates for first-year students at the College reached 83.4 percent, which is 20 percent higher than the national average.

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  • Lehman College Anthropologists Witness Historic European Refugee Crisis

    October 29, 2015 | Lehman College

    The anthropologists are both Greek natives and witnessed the historic events on the ground, spending time talking and interviewing refugees, police, NGO (non-governmental organization) humanitarian workers and Lesvos residents, to help understand the crisis. Papadopoulos also took stunning photographs that starkly captured both the squalid living conditions in and around the refugee camps and the courage of the struggling individuals striving for better lives. They say that help from many NGO organizations was critical to the survival of the refugees.

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