The College of Staten Island (CSI) has launched the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering as a new degree offering by the Department of Engineering Science and Physics as of the spring 2014 semester. CSI is the only school on Staten Island to offer this degree, the second institution within The City University of New York (CUNY), and one of only a handful in the greater metropolitan area offering the prestigious degree.
Yale University biochemist Richard P. Lifton, who discovered the link between genetics and high blood pressure, will deliver the annual Louis Levine-Gabriella de Beer Lecture in Genetics at The City College of New York. His talk on “Genome Approaches to Understand Hypertension and other Common Diseases” will begin at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 27, in The Great Hall. It is free and open to the public.
Queens College will mark Women’s History Month with a presentation by the Women and Gender Studies program, “Women and Genocide,” on Monday, March 17, from 9 am to 12:30 pm.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014, Medgar Evers College (MEC), welcomed the very distinguished poet and performance artist, Ursula Rucker, to campus.
Medgar Evers College (MEC) is excited to feature Ben Horowitz’, co-founder of Andreessen Horowitz and one of Silicon Valley’s most respected and experienced entrepreneurs. Horowitz will discuss his recently-published book, The Hard Thing About Hard Things.
The Medgar Evers College (MEC) celebration of Women’s History Month kicks off tomorrow, Tuesday, March 4th, as the Center for Women’s Development, in collaboration with the Department of Public Administration, hosts a lively panel discussion which will explore the progress that women have made and the stumbling blocks they still face in the field of politics.
Medgar Evers College (MEC) will host its Eleventh Annual National Professional Social Work Month Conference on Friday, March 14th in Founders Auditorium.
Although Black History Month is over, the Medgar Evers College (MEC) Student Scholarship Fund is still accepting online bids for the 2014 Art Auction.
Congratulations to Dr. George Irish, director of the Medgar Evers College (MEC) Caribbean Research Center and Professor of Caribbean and Latin American Studies. He has recently been awarded the Order of Excellence from the Government of Montserrat in the Caribbean. This honor is awarded to only seven living nationals who provide transformative and excellent scholarship and service in different categories.
Medgar Evers College (MEC) and Campus Planning are excited to announce the “MEC Quad” initiative. On March 12th, from 10:00am to 2:00pm, MEC students are invited to an Open House in Room L-12 (Art Gallery) to find out more about this Green initiative that reimagines Crown Street, between Bedford Avenue and Franklin Avenue, as a Campus Quad.
The City College of New York media and communication arts (MCA) department will honor one of its own, Professor Lynn Appelbaum, for 20 years of service at a March 13 private reception. In addition, the department has established an endowed scholarship in her honor and created a Facebook page where well-wishers can share stories and post congratulatory messages.
Ken Wissoker, editorial director of Duke University Press, will join the Graduate Center in fall 2014 as director of intellectual publics and visiting distinguished lecturer.
During the weekend of February 14th, six Guttman students, along with over 100 CUNY students, attended the 43rd Annual New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislative Caucus (NYSABPRL) Conference in Albany, New York. Among the Guttman participants was second-year student Talia Arif and six student leaders from Guttman’s Student Government Association (SGA): […]