News from The City University of New York

Queensborough Students Earn First and Second Place Awards among 104 Presenters at the Sigma Xi 2015 Northeastern Regional Research Conference

April 22, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

Three Queensborough students in the Biological Sciences and Geology Department won first and second place awards for their scientific posters at the Sigma Xi 2015 Northeastern Regional Research Conference at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Connecticut on April 18.

Stephen Volz keynotes NOAA-CREST Day at CCNY

April 22, 2015 | City College

Stephen Volz, assistant administrator for Satellite and Information Services at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, delivered the keynote address, “Earth, Space, Science and You,” at City College of New York’s 14th Annual NOAA-CREST Day in Steinman Hall at the Grove School of Engineering on April 14.

Apply Now for the Knight-VICE Innovators Fund in Partnership with the CUNY J-School

April 22, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Journalists vying for a share of the $500,000 fund should pitch ground-breaking projects that could involve cutting-edge investigative techniques, inspired new reporting methods, or innovative technologies to present data.

Hostos Alumni Earn Prestigious Distinction Through CCNY Skadden Arps Legal Studies Honors Program

April 21, 2015 | Hostos Community College

Thanks to a wonderful collaboration between Hostos faculty, The City College of New York, and one of New York City’s most respected law firms, four former Hostos students, Eric Stewart, Avery Toledo, Michael Cruz, and Lizette Carter, have been accepted into the prestigious Skadden Arps Legal Studies Honors Program.

Two CCNY Students Awarded LAGRANT Foundation Scholarships

April 21, 2015 | City College

Kai Simmonds and Donna Dei-Baning, students in The City College of New York’s media and communication arts (MCA) department, have been awarded 2015 LAGRANT Foundation scholarships. They are the only recipients from New York State.

GC English Student Wins Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

April 21, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

Digest by Graduate Center doctoral student Gregory Pardlo (English) has won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry.

City Council Speaker Strikes Deal to Provide Microsoft Software to CUNY Students

April 21, 2015 | The University

More than 400,000 students will receive Microsoft Office 365 to gain necessary skills to succeed in the global workforce.

LaGuardia Community College Student Anastassiya Neznanova Recognized by International Honor Society, Awarded Two Scholarships

April 20, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College

LaGuardia Community College student Anastassiya Neznanova was named to the All-USA Community College Academic Team and awarded a $5,000 scholarship at the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) Convention in San Antonio, Texas.

One of 20 students selected for the national All USA Academic Team, Anastassiya was featured in a USA Today newspaper article and received an additional $2,000 scholarship as a New Century Scholar.