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  • President Cruz Addresses Washington Policy Conference

    May 16, 2017 | Lehman College

    “It is important for [policymakers] to realize that two-year and four-year public sector institutions are really the ones that are disproportionately serving students in the U.S., particularly low-income students and students of color,” Lehman President José Luis Cruz said at the New America conference held in Washington D.C. last week.

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  • Chris Hayes of MSNBC’s ‘All In with Chris Hayes’ Returns to His Bronx Roots to Promote New Book at Lehman College, May 21

    May 12, 2017 | Lehman College

    Lehman College, in partnership with Dream Yard, the University Neighborhood Housing Program, and the Herbert H. Lehman Center for Student Leadership Development, will welcome Chris Hayes back to the Bronx to discuss his new book, A Colony in a Nation, on Sunday, May 21, at 6:45 p.m. This event, which is free and open to the community, will take place in the Lovinger Theatre. Book sales will benefit one Lehman alumna Noëlle Santos, who dreams of opening the borough’s only bookstore.

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  • Trial and Error: Flipped Course Boosts Passing Rates to 80+ Percent

    May 10, 2017 | Lehman College

    After instituting an innovative pilot program, student passing rates in General Chemistry increased to over 80 percent.

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  • Lehman College, Community Chorus to Present Spring Concert on Sunday, May 7

    April 28, 2017 | Lehman College

    The Lehman College and Community Chorus will present its annual free Spring Concert on Sunday, May 7, at 2:30 p.m. in the Lehman Concert Hall. The program will feature Mozart’s Requiem. Complimentary tickets will be available at the Box Office beginning at 1 p.m. on the day of the performance.

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  • Congressman Adriano Espaillat to Deliver Annual Lehman Lecture on Friday, May 5th

    April 25, 2017 | Lehman College

    In his speech entitled, “Fighting for the America I Know!” Espaillat will share stories about his personal journey to congress and “his work in opposition to Trump administration policies that hinder progress in America’s efforts to achieve equity and opportunity for all.”

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  • Engineering Innovator to Speak at 2017 Sweeney Lecture

    April 21, 2017 | Lehman College

    Dr. Lisa C. Klein is a pioneer in the fields of nanomaterials science and ceramic engineering. A distinguished professor in the Rutgers University Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and this year’s speaker at the 37th Annual Arthur Sweeney Jr. Lecture, she will deliver a talk titled “Moon Rocks and Melting Gels,” and she will discuss her four decade-plus career as a scientist.

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  • Lehman Takes Part In Citywide One Book, One NY Initiative

    April 17, 2017 | Lehman College

    Ask most New Yorkers and they’ll claim what unifies them with the other 8.5 million who live in the city is a love of good bagels, an aversion to subway dance performances, and annoyance at slow-walking tourists. But beginning this month, another thing will connect the residents of NYC—and Lehman will play a key role.

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  • Tackling Food Insecurity at Lehman College

    March 30, 2017 | Lehman College, Uncategorized

    The Student Life Building at Lehman College is home to various clubs, the radio station, the newspaper, and other student-related organizations. It now has a new tenant: the Herbert H. Lehman Food Bank, for students struggling with food insecurity. Members of the Lehman community gathered there for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to inaugurate the opening of the pantry on Wednesday afternoon.

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  • Urban Male Leadership Celebrates 10 Years and Sets a Fundraising Record

    March 21, 2017 | Lehman College

    The first Inaugural Awards and Scholarship Brunch for the Urban Male Leadership Program (UMLP) took place on in late February celebrating the program’s ten-year anniversary at Lehman College. But in the process, also set a fundraising record: the awards raised more than $30,000, surpassing its fundraising goal of $20,000 and was attended by about 200 […]

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  • Accomplished Lehman Student, Journalist, Podcaster Wins Elaine Rivera Scholarship

    March 21, 2017 | Lehman College

    Senior Jason Burgos is this year’s recipient of the Elaine Rivera Scholarship, which is awarded to journalism students who are succeeding academically and have demonstrated strong storytelling skills. With his articles appearing in various online publications and his own podcast, Burgos is already ahead of the game in establishing his presence in the field. Burgos […]

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