News from The City University of New York

BET Reporter Samson Styles Shares Second Chances With LaGuardia Community College Students

October 21, 2014 | LaGuardia Community College

Black Entertainment Television News Reporter and Documentarian Samson Styles brought his inspirational message to LaGuardia Community College, urging students try hard to make the right choices in life.

NY Daily News: Article About Funding for the CUNY Fatherhood Academy

October 21, 2014 | LaGuardia Community College

New York Daily News reporter Denis Hamill wrote a piece about the underfunding of the CUNY Fatherhood Academy, which provides young fathers with the tools they need to build a better future for themselves and their children by pursuing higher education. LaGuardia student and Luce Heritage Language Scholar, Jesus Benitez, shared his positive experience at the academy that helped pave the way for his success at LaGuardia and beyond.

Domestic Violence Awareness Presentation

October 17, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

The Center for Women’s Development at Medgar Evers College announces its 2014 Domestic Violence Awareness Presentation with special recognition of the increasing numbers of students affected by this tragedy. Domestic/intimate partner violence is a recurring issue in students’ ability to successfully matriculate.

Professor Borgmann on the Status of Abortion Access in Texas

October 16, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

Professor Caitlin Borgmann contributed her expertise to a New York Times article “Texas Abortion Clinics to Reopen Despite a Future in Legal Limbo”.

Vice President of Continuing Education at LaGuardia Community College Wins National Award

October 16, 2014 | LaGuardia Community College

Jane E. Schulman, Vice President of the Division of Adult and Continuing Education at LaGuardia Community College, has been given the National Leadership Award by the National Council for Continuing Education & Training (NCCET).

Professor Publishes New Book About the Culture of Reading

October 16, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Meagan Lacy, Assistant Professor and Coordinator for Information Literacy Services & Instruction, is an author and the editor of a new book, The Slow Book Revolution: Creating a New Culture of Reading on College Campuses and Beyond (ABC-CLIO, 2014). This inspiring guide shows how to implement the principles of the Slow Book movement in college […]

STATE APPROVES OUR NEW SOCIAL JOURNALISM MASTER’S DEGREE

October 15, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is thrilled to announce that our Social Journalism master’s degree program has been approved by the New York State Education Department and will kick off its inaugural semester in January 2015.

STATE APPROVES OUR NEW SOCIAL JOURNALISM MASTER’S DEGREE

October 15, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is thrilled to announce that our Social Journalism master’s degree program has been approved by the New York State Education Department and will kick off its inaugural semester in January 2015.

Molecular Biologist Nancy Kleckner to Present Cosloy – Blank Lecture, Oct. 23

October 15, 2014 | City College

Dr. Nancy Kleckner, Herchel Smith Professor of Molecular Biology at Harvard University, will present the 9th Annual Sharon Cosloy – Edward Blank Lecture at The City College of New York 4 p.m. Thursday, October 23, in NAC 0/201. Her talk is titled “Chromosome Dynamics from Bacteria to Mammalian Cells.” The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to 212.650.8499 or events@ccny.cuny.edu.

Harlem Native John O’Keefe Credits CCNY for Nobel Prize

October 14, 2014 | City College

The City College of New York’s latest Nobel Laureate is Harlem-born and grew up in the South Bronx. John O’Keefe, the son of Irish immigrant parents and a 1963 City College graduate, won the Nobel Prize for medicine last week.

Prof. Robson on Supreme Court Case on Prisoner’s Religious Beard

October 14, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson discussed the oral arguments in the Supreme Court regarding a ban on facial hair for incarcerated individuals in a recent op-ed in The Guardian and on Bloomberg Radio.

Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Special Guest at Campus Event

October 14, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On October 9 the Women’s City Club of New York held a meeting in the College’s Information Commons with special guest Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Lilliam Barrios-Paoli. The Deputy Mayor discussed the transformation of social service delivery in New York City. Attendees learned what New York City agencies are doing to improve […]