• Intimate Apparel

    November 6, 2015 | York College

    Intimate Apparel  A Play by Lynn Nottage York College Theatre continues the 2015-16 Season with a production of Intimate Apparel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning Brooklyn playwright Lynn Nottage.  Set in the boudoirs of 1905 New York City, Intimate Apparel explores the relationships and dreams of Esther, an African American woman who makes her living sewing […]

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  • York Journalism Students Cover Funeral for Slain Officer

    November 4, 2015 | York College

    Professor Tom Moore recently took students from his Digital Photojournalism class off campus to the funeral of Detective Randolph Holder. Held at the Greater Allen AME Cathedral on October 28, the funeral service brought out thousands of officers from across New York City, Long Island and beyond — to honor Detective Holder, shot in the […]

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  • Dr. Timothy Paglione Presents at the 2015 Blouin Creative Leadership Summit

    October 27, 2015 | York College

    Prof. Paglione (Dept. of Earth and Physical Sciences) recently represented York on a panel discussion at the Blouin Creative Leadership Summit in New York City. His main presentation is about 15 minutes into the video (click here: video) In the meantime, here is a blurb he provided for the event’s website:  Prof. Paglione’s main field is microwave […]

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  • York College Professor to Appear in Dateline NBC Interview with Lester Holt

    October 20, 2015 | York College

    Lester Holt will interview Prof. Hughes about his involvement as an investigative journalist who worked for several years to uncover newly-discovered evidence, which led to the release of Johnny Hincapie, a wrongfully convicted man who served more than 25 years in prison for one of New York City’s most notorious murders: The subway stabbing of […]

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  • York College Gets New English-Language Test

    September 14, 2015 | York College

    York College was approved this year to serve as a center for the Test of English as a Foreign Language, or TOEFL. The TOEFL is an English-Language test that is used by 9,000 colleges, universities and agencies to help make admissions decisions for international students. The TOEFL center is the only one in Jamaica that […]

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  • York Students Enjoy Internship in Greece

    September 2, 2015 | Uncategorized, York College

    Two York College, CUNY Aviation Management students had the summer internship of a lifetime and have returned to campus filled with gratitude. Dianna Rodriguez and Thinley Wongmo both received internships at Athens International Airport under the supervision of Hellenic American University. The students, now entering into their lower and upper junior year respectively, spent two […]

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  • York Alum Earns Howard Hughes Fellowship for PhD Program

    July 22, 2015 | York College

    Patrick Menzies, a York College graduate of the Class of 2013, was recently awarded a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study. The $43,000 per year fellowship will help fund his doctoral studies at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. Menzies is about to embark on his third year of graduate […]

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  • Santander Provides Scholarships To York College Students

    July 16, 2015 | York College

      Queens, NY – York College in New York City and Santander Bank, N.A. today announced a five-year philanthropic collaboration for the Bank’s Santander Universities program to support the College’s Merit Scholarship Program. York College is part of The City University of New York (CUNY) system. “By supporting this program, we can contribute to the academic […]

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  • After National Search York College Appoints Alum Dean for the School of Arts and Sciences

    July 15, 2015 | York College

    Dr. Panayiotis Meleties, provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs of York College/CUNY in Jamaica, Queens, announced today that Dr. Donna Chirico has been appointed Dean of the college’s School of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Chirico’s appointment is especially noteworthy as she is a product of York College both as an alumna and as […]

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  • Free NASA Designed Summer Program in Jamaica to Focus on Robotics

    July 6, 2015 | York College

    QUEENS — This summer, kids will get to study robotics during a free NASA-sponsored Science, Technology, Engineering and Math program held at York College in Jamaica. The classes, offered for students in first through seventh grades from the entire Tri-state area, will begin on Tuesday, July 6. Kids will be “exposed to STEM projects using Legos and Robotics,” a York College representative […]

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