News from The City University of New York

Four CUNY Assistant Professors Win NSF’s Early-Career Awards

April 21, 2017 | The University

In a reflection of the University’s commitment to hiring and supporting the research of talented new faculty, four City University of New York assistant professors will receive the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for early-career faculty of exceptional promise. The awards come with grants totaling almost $2.3 million to support their development as “outstanding researchers and educators.”

City College team scoops EPA RainWorks Challenge award

April 20, 2017 | City College

A green project by an interdisciplinary team of City College of New York students is the winner of The United States Environmental Protection Agency’s fifth annual Campus RainWorks Challenge.

Chancellor J.B. Milliken Shares CUNY’s New Strategic Vision

April 20, 2017 | The University

The City University of New York is a distinctively urban university with a unique mission. Our task, for the past 170 years, has been to provide “a vehicle of upward mobility for the disadvantaged,” through an “integrated system of higher education.” Led by this historic mandate, CUNY has become among the most accessible, affordable and respected universities in the country – covering the spectrum from community colleges to graduate and professional schools.

Harlem Children’s Theatre Festival at CCNY set for May 6 from 10-1 p.m.

April 18, 2017 | City College

The Graduate Program in Educational Theatre at The City College of New York presents the seventh annual Harlem Children’s Festival, Saturday, May 6 at Aaron Davis Hall. Activities include dramatic performances and a raffle. The festival is free and open to the public.

CSI Students “Rocking Science” in the Islands

April 18, 2017 | College of Staten Island

While many students choose to lounge on the sunny sands of exotic islands during the lazy days of Spring Break, three College of Staten Island more »

Claire Lynch, Macaulay Honors Junior, Wins Prestigious Truman Scholarship

April 18, 2017 | The University

Continuing in a proud CUNY tradition, Claire Lynch, a junior at Macaulay Honors College at City College, has been named the winner of a prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship, the nation’s premier graduate scholarship for aspiring public service leaders.

Hostos Home To First-Ever Tito Puente Retrospective

April 18, 2017 | Hostos Community College

This week, Hostos will be home to the first-ever retrospective of the life and legacy of one of the most important figures in Latin Jazz, The Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture will host “Tito Puente: A Fifty-Year Retrospective of ‘El Rey,’ a multi-day, in-depth examination of his career through concerts, panels, film, dance, and more.

Hostos To Hold 2017 Scholarship Benefit

April 18, 2017 | Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College of The City University of New York (CUNY) is delighted to announce its 2017 Scholarship Benefit on Friday, May 5, 2017. With the goal of raising funds for student scholarships, the Benefit will also highlight the many accomplishments of Hostos students and their passion to fulfill their educational aspirations.

ConEd funds CCNY’s NYCT braking energy study

April 17, 2017 | City College

Research led by electrical engineering professor Ahmed Mohamed at The City College of New York could lead to a more energy efficient rail transit system as his group explores how to capture regenerative braking energy.

Nursing Student Success Coaching Program Event Draws Crowd

April 17, 2017 | College of Staten Island

More than 130 students, faculty, alumni, and nurses attended the “Making a Million in Nursing Seminar” that took place on April 4 in the Williamson more »

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.

Scholar-Athlete Tim Sweeney ’17 Accepted to Columbia University

April 17, 2017 | College of Staten Island

College of Staten Island (CSI) student Tim Sweeney ’17 continues to swim in success as the captain of the CSI Men’s Swimming and Diving Team has more »

Going Once, Twice… Sold!: CSI Claims Win in eBay Competition

April 14, 2017 | College of Staten Island

In only their second year of involvement in the American Marketing Association (AMA) Collegiate Case Competition, students from the College of Staten Island (CSI) returned from more »

CCNY Engineering Professor Marco Castaldi shares impacts of waste

April 14, 2017 | City College

In a talk rescheduled from February, Marco Castaldi, associate professor of chemical engineering at The City College of New York, presents Sustainable Waste Management: Impacts of Our Trash on Society. Castaldi’s presentation is part of the “Conversations in Engaged Scholarship” series.

Gov. Cuomo Signs Free Tuition Bill Into Law at LaGuardia Community College

April 13, 2017 | The University

Gov. Andrew Cuomo came to CUNY’s LaGuardia Community College on a warm spring day to sign into law his pathbreaking Excelsior Scholarship, providing free tuition to qualified students and making New York State a national leader in widening access to quality higher education.

City College stars again at CSTEP Conference

April 13, 2017 | City College

Biology major Emmanuel Dwomoh’s Distinguished Award for first place in the material/computer science category highlighted The City College of New York’s continued dominance at the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program conference in upstate Bolton Landing.