• Recent York Grad Receives NSF Fellowship Toward PhD

    April 21, 2017 | York College

    York College alumna, Bianca Regina Brown ’15, has been awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellowship worth $138,000, to be parsed out over a three-year period toward her PhD studies at Brown University. Working with fruit flies, barnacles and rodents, Brown studies how environmental changes affect the microbiome (the microbes that symbiotically live in […]

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  • York College, CUNY’s MUREP Program Featured on NY1 News

    February 15, 2017 | York College

    The MUREP (Minority University Research and Education Project), formerly known as SEMAA (Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Aerospace Academy), was featured on local TV over the weekend of February 11-12, 2017. The clip below features young participants and Dr. Nazrul Khandaker, director of the program, which has been serving community children, first through 10th grades for […]

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  • York Alum Gets Major Promotion at NBCUniversal

    September 6, 2016 | York College

    NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises Appoints Ray Warren as President of Telemundo Deportes Ray Warren, a member of the York College Class of 1976, was one of approximately four students who founded the York College Radio Station (WYCR) in 1974. He served not only as an on-air personality at the station, but as the business manager as […]

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  • James Popp and Kevin Lynch: Searching for a New Method To Detect Nuclear Material

    May 16, 2016 | York College

    James Popp and Kevin Lynch, York College After the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Congress passed three laws to tighten security at U.S. ports, where hundreds of thousands of shipping containers arrived unscreened – the perfect scenario for smuggling nuclear materials and making dirty bombs. In 2014, the U.S. General Accountability Office reported “substantial progress” in […]

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  • York College, CUNY alum Now Dean of Graduate School at Brown University

    May 3, 2016 | York College

    Andrew G. Campbell, Ph.D., a member of the York College, CUNY Class of 1981, and long-term professor of Medical Science in the Medical Science/Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, was recently appointed Dean of the Graduate School at the Providence, Rhode–based Ivy League. Dr. Campbell, who graduated from York with a major in Biology […]

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  • HUD Secretary to Give Keynote Address at York Graduation

    April 27, 2016 | York College

    Honorable Julian Castro, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, will be the commencement speaker at York College, CUNY’s 46th Commencement Exercises on Friday, June 3, 2016.   Mr. Castro, the former mayor of San Antonio, Texas, was appointed by President Barack Obama in 2014 as the nation’s 16th HUD Secretary. There […]

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  • York College Executive Leadership Breakfast

    April 13, 2016 | York College

    York College 94-20 guy R. Brewer Blvd. Jamaica, NY 11451                           NEWS Advisory April 13, 2016 Contact: Marcia Moxam Comrie, Office of Marketing & Communications 718.262.3865, New York Urban League President to Speak at York Breakfast Ms. Arva Rice, President and CEO of the New York Urban League (NYUL), will be the featured speaker […]

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  • York College geology professor, Dr. Nazrul Khandaker has been one of the college’s most prolific grants faculty members in 2015

    December 7, 2015 | York College

    York College geology professor, Dr. Nazrul Khandaker has been one of the college’s most prolific grants faculty members in 2015 making his mark in several ways:   Organizational Leadership Chair: Geological Society of America’s (GSA) International Interdisciplinary Interest Group (IIIG): 2015-2017 Nazrul Khandaker, York College, was approved by the GSA Council to act as Chair […]

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    December 2, 2015 | York College

    The first time in the history of York Geology Discipline, presentations will be solely controlled and owned by women geoscientists in a world of male-dominated geologists.  The Geology Club Proudly Presents  EXPLORING GEOSCIENCES  CAREER OPPORTUNITIES   A GEOLOGY CLUB-HOSTED CAREER TALK MEET INTERESTING FEMALE GEOSCIENTISTS AND GATHER STRATEGIC CAREER INFORMATION York College / CUNY AC 1M07 December 4, 2015 […]

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  • Fighting Wrongful Convictions

    November 9, 2015 | York College

    York College to host wrongful conviction panel with former wrongfully incarcerated man  You may have read it in the newspapers or you may have seen the hour-long expose on Dateline NBC with Lester Holt on October 22, now come and meet Johnny Hincapie, the subject of the stories, on a panel at York College, “Fighting Wrongful […]

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