News from The City University of New York

Baruch College Students Host Voter Registration Rally from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

September 26, 2016 | Baruch College

In celebration of National Voter Registration Day and following the first Presidential Debate — expected to be the most-watched in TV history — Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government will host a Voter Registration Rally on Tuesday, September 27 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

KCC Students Selected to Attend the Will & Jada Smith Family Foundation’s Careers in Entertainment Tour

September 26, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Four Kingsborough students were selected to attend the launch of the Careers in Entertainment Tour (CIE), an initiative of the Will & Jada Smith Family Foundation to help diversify the entertainment industry.

Film graduate Yvonne Ng wins silver Academy Award medal

September 23, 2016 | City College

City College of New York M.F.A. in film graduate, Yvonne Ng, is the winner of this year’s Student Academy Awards® competition for her short film, “Cloud Kumo.”

Ng won the silver medal in the Alternative Category at the 2016 awards ceremony at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif. She is the fourth Student Academy Award winner for the M.F.A. program in 10 years.

Kingsborough Welcomes New Director of Government & Community Relations

September 23, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Former KCC Student and Lecturer, Anthony Andrews, returns to Brooklyn as new director of government & community relations.

Baruch College Presents the Lillie and Nathan Ackerman Lecture Series on Equality and Justice

September 23, 2016 | Baruch College

The School of Public and International Affairs at Baruch College presents the Lillie and Nathan Ackerman Lecture Series on Equality and Justice: Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Why it Matters Today featuring author Dr. Heather Ann Thompson, award-winning historian and Professor at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, on Wednesday, October 5, 2016.

Maggie Nelson ’04 (English) Awarded MacArthur Foundtaion ‘Genius’ Grant

September 22, 2016 | CUNY Graduate Center

Maggie Nelson, Ph.D. ’04 (English), an award-winning writer known for nonfiction works such as 2015’s The Argonauts, has been named a 2016 MacArthur Fellow by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

What the Latino Vote Will Mean in Election 2016

September 22, 2016 | The University

Laird Bergad says that the Latino vote could swing the November presidential election in favor of Hillary Clinton.

First Presidential Debate Viewing Party

September 22, 2016 | Baruch College

More than 200 students, alumni, and neighborhood residents will convene at Baruch College to watch, react and vote on their smartphones re: the first 2016 U.S. Presidential Debate televised from Hofstra University on Monday, September 26.

Dean’s Symposium Will Feature Three CSI Professors

September 22, 2016 | College of Staten Island

With Election Day just around the corner, Professor Richard Flanagan from the Department of Political Science and Global Affairs, Associate Professor Lee Papa of the more »

City College Center for the Arts celebrates the Langston Hughes legacy

September 22, 2016 | City College

Nearly 50 years after his passing, Langston Hughes is still recognized as one of America’s greatest writers. He’s revered as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance and an innovator of jazz poetry. On October 7, City College Center for the Arts celebrates Hughes’ enduring legacy in the Harlem community and beyond with a dramatic reading and signing of “Letters from Langston: From the Harlem Renaissance to the Red Scare and Beyond,” the most recent book of Hughes’ correspondence. The event begins at 6:45 p.m. in CCNY’s Aaron Davis Hall. Click here for ticket information.