News from The City University of New York

Oriol Brull Named 2017 Art Stevens PRSA N.Y./CCNY Scholar

May 4, 2017 | City College

Oriol Brull, a student in the Advertising/Public Relations Program at The City College of New York, has been named the 2017 Art Stevens PRSA-NY/ CCNY Scholar for Excellence in Public Relations. He will receive a $5,000 scholarship for his continued study at CCNY during his senior year. This year marks the 10th year that Art Stevens has funded this scholarship to support rising talent.

Professor Receives CUNY Grant

May 4, 2017 | Guttman Community College

Ria Banerjee, Assistant Professor of English, is the recipient of a CUNY Summer Collaborative Research Opportunity Grant for 2017 for her project: On the Page and Embodied: Fostering the Revised Taxonomy of Learning through Drama in Two Literature Classrooms. The research study seeks to fill a gap in current studies of student experiences encountering drama […]

Guttman Students Present at Anthropology Forum

May 3, 2017 | Guttman Community College

On May 1, Guttman students Shenice Greene, Onasis Cirineo and Dwayne McCallum traveled with Professor Kristina Baines and Cool Anthropology Co-Director Victoria Costa to the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, to discuss their collaborative work on the Shifting Stereotypes project at the anthropology departmental colloquium. At the invitation of the department, the Shifting Stereotypes team presented […]

CCNY English Professor Pamela Laskin talks politics and literature

May 3, 2017 | City College

City College of New York English Professor Pamela Laskin presents “Politics and Social Issues in Young Adult Literature,” as part of the Conversations in Engaged Scholarship series. The presentation is Thursday, May 4, 4 – 5:30 p.m. in CCNY’s Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture’s Sciame Auditorium.

CSI Students Teaching with Technology

May 3, 2017 | College of Staten Island

While approximately 5,379 miles lie between the College of Staten Island (CSI) and Russia, that did not stop ten CSI students from collaborating with students more »

CSI’s Got Talent Brings the Heat, and the Tears

May 3, 2017 | College of Staten Island

“If we’re all brought together by music, that’s all that matters.” These poignant words came from Xavier Santiago ’21 as the “CSI’s Got Talent” winner more »

CSI Student Abigail Brown ’20 Wins Motorola Competition

May 3, 2017 | College of Staten Island

College of Staten Island (CSI) student Abigail Brown ’20 may have been “intimidated” when she first arrived at the Motorola headquarters in Chicago. However, that more »

College Welcomes New Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

May 2, 2017 | Guttman Community College

Howard M. Wach has joined Guttman Community College as the new Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost. Dr. Wach began his academic career as a historian, completing his doctorate at Brandeis University after undergraduate studies at Nassau Community College and the State University of New York at Albany. Prior to joining Guttman, Dr. Wach […]

CUNY Appoints Former U.S. Assistant Attorney General as President of John Jay College of Criminal Justice

May 1, 2017 | The University

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today voted to appoint Karol V. Mason, a legal pioneer and former United States Assistant Attorney General, as the fifth president of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

CUNY Statement on May 1 Action

May 1, 2017 | The University

The City University of New York is proud of our history of educating and supporting immigrants, including undocumented immigrants.

Lehman College, Community Chorus to Present Spring Concert on Sunday, May 7

April 28, 2017 | Lehman College

The Lehman College and Community Chorus will present its annual free Spring Concert on Sunday, May 7, at 2:30 p.m. in the Lehman Concert Hall. The program will feature Mozart’s Requiem. Complimentary tickets will be available at the Box Office beginning at 1 p.m. on the day of the performance.

Dr. Lonnie Smith headlines CUNY Jazz Festival at CCNY

April 28, 2017 | City College

Hammond organ guru Dr. Lonnie Smith plays two concerts at the CUNY Jazz Festival May 4 -5 at The City College Center for the Arts. The two-day festival includes free master classes with saxophonist Jon Gordon and vocalist René Marie, and performances by student ensembles from CUNY schools.

Ellianna and Elaine are CCNY’s 2017 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

April 28, 2017 | City College

Ellianna Schwab, the first of her siblings to attend college and a recent NSF Graduate Research Fellowship recipient, is The City College of New York’s Class of 2017 Valedictorian. Elaine Johnson, born and raised in Harlem of Jamaican immigrant parents, will be the Salutatorian at CCNY’s 171st Commencement Exercises on June 2.

City College honors architect Carl Stein at the 2017 Presidential Awards Gala

April 27, 2017 | City College

Renowned restoration architect Carl Stein FAIA’s work includes the protection and preservation of The City College of New York campus and its historic architecture. For this, he will receive the President’s Leadership Award at the Presidential Awards Gala on May 2 in The Great Hall. The gala celebrates City College’s 170th anniversary.