News from The City University of New York

CCNY Team Develops Cancer Drug Screening Technology

April 22, 2014 | City College

Dr. Zeynep Dereli Korkut forms company to commercialize 3D microfluid testing chamber designed as thesis project in lab of Professor Sihong Wang

Supported by a NSF CAREER grant awarded in 2011, Dr. Sihong Wang, associate professor of biomedical engineering in City College’s Grove School of Engineering has been working with students to develop three-dimensional microfluid cell array for screening anti-cancer drugs.

Hostos, LaGuardia, CCNY Align Environmental Engineering

April 22, 2014 | City College

Shared common infrastructure, administration and academic support aim to raise graduation rates, participation of underrepresented groups

Beginning in the fall 2014 semester, Hostos Community College and LaGuardia Community College will offer associate degrees in earth system science and environmental engineering (ESE). Students completing the programs will be able to transfer seamlessly to the Grove School of Engineering at The City College of New York to earn bachelor’s degrees in this high-demand engineering discipline.

City College Students Excel at Black Engineers Convention

April 21, 2014 | City College

A prize-winning app developed in 24 hours by three City College of New York engineering students took first place in a “Hackathon” competition held at the National Society of Black Engineers’ (NSBE) 40th annual national convention, March 26 – 30 in Nashville, Tenn. The award was one of the 11 accolades garnered by the 52 City College students participating in the event.

City College Students Garner Seven Awards at CSTEP Conference

April 21, 2014 | City College

Seven out of ten students from the City College Academy for Professional Preparation (CCAPP) who presented at New York State CSTEP Student Conference won awards in their categories, the most among the 49 participating institutions. The conference was held April 11 – 13 in Lake George. CCNY students received three distinguished winner awards and four honorable mentions.

Inaugural Business Summit and Career Expo

April 18, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 Medgar Evers College (MEC) presents its Inaugural Business Summit & Career Exposition, hosted by the Career Management Services (CMS) Center in collaboration with the Selective Corporate Internship Program.

Jazz for Lehman College: The Harlem Quartet at San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Center for the Performing Arts

April 17, 2014 | Lehman College

On Friday, May 2, 2014, along with Puerto Rico’s Pro-Arte Musical, the Lehman College Foundation will co-host the Harlem Quartet at San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Center for the Performing Arts in Santurce.
“Jazz for Lehman College” was established to raise funds for scholarships of the City University of New York. Located in the North Bronx, Lehman serves one of the largest Puerto Rican and other Latino college populations in the United States.

Artwork of Legendary Brazilian Activist, Artist and Author at Queens College April 28 – June 21; Roundtable & Reception April 30

April 17, 2014 | Queens College

The newest exhibition at Queens College’s Godwin-Ternbach Museum will showcase works by Brazilian artist, author, playwright and senator Abdias Nascimento.

A Night of Good Music, Good Food and Good Feeling

April 17, 2014 | Guttman Community College

April 16, 2014: A warm and energetic atmosphere was cast over a chilly April spring evening at last night’s Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) meeting hosted at Stella and Charles Guttman Community College. Approximately 400 people showed up to celebrate a union contract that gives laborers who work at carwashes in the Bronx, […]

Joint Statement by Chairperson Benno Schmidt And Interim Chancellor William P. Kelly On the Passing of Former State Senator Basil Paterson

April 17, 2014 | The University

The City University of New York mourns the passing of the Honorable Basil Alexander Paterson, a longstanding supporter of CUNY and the enhancement of its educational mission.

In-House Counsel Joins Guttman

April 17, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Lynette M. Phillips, an attorney who has specialized in higher education law for more than 15 years, joins CUNY as Legal Counsel for Guttman Community College, the Graduate Center, the Graduate School of Journalism, Macaulay Honors College and the School for Professional Services. As a member of President Evenbeck’s leadership team, she will be working […]

CCNY Featured In “Princeton Review” Green College Guide

April 17, 2014 | City College

The City College of New York is one of the 332 most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company, known for its test prep programs and college rankings, ratings and guidebooks profiles City College in the fifth annual edition of its free downloadable book, “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges.”

Sabrina Gordon’s Documentary about Immigration Reformer to Be Released

April 16, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

“Documented” is the story of Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who outed himself in 2011 as an undocumented immigrant in The New York Times Magazine.