News from The City University of New York

Lehman Wins CUNY IT Award for Innovation

December 19, 2016 | Lehman College

Lehman College was awarded the CUNY IT Innovation Award for technological achievement at a ceremony at John Jay College in early December. Each year, the CUNY IT Innovation Award recognizes a project that is inventive and results in new ways for Colleges to operate. Lehman won for its process automation system. In addition, members of several Lehman offices presented on Lehman 360, iDeclare, TurnItIn, and Accessibility Best Practices at conference workshop sessions.

Dr. Charles Liu Co-Hosts Star Talk TV with William Shatner

December 19, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Tune in to National Georgraphic.com to see Charles Liu, PhD on Star Talk TV with Neil deGrasse Tyson, William Shatner, and Chuck Nice. Dr. Liu more »

Government Leaders Support Chancellor Milliken’s Statement on Welcoming, Supporting and Educating Immigrants

December 19, 2016 | The University

“New York City has been a haven for immigrants seeking the American dream since the founding of this nation,” said City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.

[video, gallery] Seventh Annual Celestial Ball Celebrate and Support CSI

December 16, 2016 | College of Staten Island

The Seventh Annual CSI Foundation Celestial Ball, in celebration of the College’s 60th Anniversary, raised record-breaking funds through generous donations from guests and sponsors, and more »

Lehman College Professor Teresita Levy Establishing Education Partnerships in Cuba

December 16, 2016 | Lehman College

Professor Teresita Levy recently returned to Cuba for a third time since 2015, in a continuing effort to create Lehman College partnerships with the island’s most prominent universities.

Lehman Professor Publishes New History on the Black Panther Movement

December 16, 2016 | Lehman College

Robyn Spencer had a plan when she went to college. The teenager from East Flatbush, Brooklyn attended SUNY-Binghamton, declared pre-med as her major and planned on becoming a doctor.

CSI Celebrates GIS Day

December 16, 2016 | College of Staten Island

On November 16, people from all around the globe celebrate Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Day. The international forum was especially noteworthy at the College of more »

Two CUNY Law Students Awarded 2017 Skadden Fellowships

December 15, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

Annemarie Caruso (’17) and Maggie Gribben (’17) have been awarded Skadden Fellowships for 2017.

Tournees Film Festival Concludes with Student Film

December 15, 2016 | College of Staten Island

During the months of October and November 2016, the Department of Media Culture and the College of Staten Island presented the annual Tournées Film Festival. more »

13 India-bound on inaugural CCNY study abroad program

December 15, 2016 | City College

Thirteen students, a mix of undergraduates, graduate and Phd candidates from three institutions, make up the first cohort of participants in the new City College of New York-India Study Abroad program starting on January 1 in New Delhi. Ten of the group are from City College, two from The Graduate Center, CUNY; and one from Lehman College.

Borough-Wide Committee for January 15 Queens College Martin Luther King Jr. Day Event Announces the Reverend Dr. Floyd H. Flake as This Year’s Honoree

December 14, 2016 | Queens College

A steering committee formed by Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College representing organizations from throughout the borough of Queens announced today that the Reverend Dr. Floyd H. Flake, senior pastor of the Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York, will be the official honoree for the college’s third annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemoration, which will take place Sunday, January 15, 2017.