Growing up in Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, and Harlem, John Johnson wanted to be the first person in his family to attend college. He was accepted by many universities but chose The City College of New York because of its excellence and free tuition for those who qualified academically.
The Women Confronting ISIS symposium, held at CUNY Law on March 6, provided an opportunity for people concerned about the rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and its impact of women to come together and strategize about responses to this human rights crisis.
Dr. Marom Bikson, professor of biomedical engineering in The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, will be inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s (AIMBE) College of Fellows Monday, March 16, in Washington, D.C. The ceremony will be held during AIMBE’s 2015 annual meeting at the National Academy of Sciences Great Hall.
Toral, who taught web video at the CUNY J-School, is one of 25 selected for the ONA-Poynter seminar aimed at training women to be leaders in media.
STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE — Divina Wiley’s dream college was Boston’s Northeastern University, but even with a partial scholarship, she realized she’d have to take out a sizeable student loan. So when she applied to the College of Staten Island, and was accepted into CSI’s Macaulay Honors program, she said she “just couldn’t pass up the opportunity to graduate debt-free.”The CSI senior hasn’t regretted her decision; in fact, as a psychology and Spanish major, she even had the opportunity to study abroad in Spain, something, she said, she likely wouldn’t have been able to afford to do at another school.
The Hostos community enjoyed an exhilarating and exciting 2015 Black History Month. Its Afrocentric focus and contemporary relevance made it a dynamic month of events.
Professor Douglas Cox has been quoted by Time and The Hill about the recent revelations about Hillary Clinton’s use of private email while she was secretary of state.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, Women of GRIT (Gratitude, Resilience, Integrity, and Resilience) held an empowerment panel on March 10. Four leading professionals, including Andrea Davis Shapiro, CUNY Associate Vice Chancellor for Corporate, Foundation and Major Gift Development, Wendy Garcia, Chief Diversity Officer, New York City Comptroller’s Office, Dorcia Goodridge-Brathwaite, Executive Director, Office of […]