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  • Chemistry Major Valedictorian Makes Four for Four at York

    May 18, 2015 | York College

    For the fourth consecutive year the York College valedictorian comes from the Chemistry Department and like his three immediate predecessors, he too has plans to attend medical school. This time, however, the valedictorian brings another academic department into the mix with Chemistry. Muhaned Mohamed has been selected as the valedictorian for the class of 2015, […]

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  • The York College Big Band presents Viva Santana!

    May 18, 2015 | York College

    VIVA SANTANA! a tribute to guitarist Carlos Santana Since his historic performance at Woodstock in 1969, guitarist Carlos Santana has fused Latin music, jazz, and rock ‘n’ roll into a concoction that has thrilled audiences around the world for over 45 years! The YORK COLLEGE BIG BAND has been hard at work this semester digging […]

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  • York’s Latest Salk Scholar Heads to Medical School

    April 23, 2015 | York College

    Professor Louis Levinger called it about five years ago when he predicted that then-sophomore Kyla-Gaye Pinnock would go places as a Biotech major in his class. She is now heading to medical school and has just been awarded the prestigious Salk Scholarship. True to prediction, Pinnock, who graduated in 2013 but remained as a researcher […]

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  • Innovators of Change 2015: Dr. Selena Rodgers

    April 2, 2015 | York College

    York Social Work professor, Dr. Selena T. Rodgers is featured in J. Walter Thompson’s Differenter Program, now in its fifth year. The mission of the series “is to highlight the achievements of New Yorkers who make a difference in the lives of African Americans here and around the world.” The Innovators of Change documentary series celebrates […]

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  • An Invitation to Join Us: York College Foundation Merit Scholarship Benefit Dinner

    March 31, 2015 | York College

    The York College Foundation Scholarship Benefit Dinner is on Thursday, May 21, 2015. Buy your tickets now! https://giving.york.cuny.edu/6th/benefit-concert

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  • KANPUR to KOLKATA: Labour Recruitment for the Sugar Colonies

    March 31, 2015 | York College

    Kanpur to Kolkata is a unique publication in that it provides for the first time a comprehensive assessment of labour recruiting operations in a catchment area from where the great majority of Caribbean East Indians originated. Besides its insightful analysis of crucial emigration issues, this book highlights the grief and trauma of emigrants’ families, particularly […]

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  • Colonial Emigration from the Bengal Presidency

    March 26, 2015 | York College

    Colonial Emigration from the Bengal Presidency is an abridged version of the exhaustive 1883 unpublished report of George Grierson. In late 1882, this Indian government civil servant conducted a comprehensive study of issues relating to the export of Indian labour overseas from the Presidency. This primary source, ferreted out from the Emigration Proceedings of the […]

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  • Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: ‘I Didn’t Let Ebola Beat Me!’

    March 17, 2015 | York College

    Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: ‘I Didn’t Let Ebola Beat Me!’ In an exclusive interview Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf spoke with NY1 anchor and ESSENCE Empowerment Experience Gospel Tribute host Cheryl Wills at York College in Queens, N.Y. for Women’s History Month. Here, the fearless leader breaks down fact and fiction about the deadly […]

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  • WOMEN OF LIBRARY HISTORY: GLADYS W. JARRETT

    March 16, 2015 | York College

    WOMEN OF LIBRARY HISTORY: GLADYS W. JARRETT   Today’s post was submitted by John Drobnicki, Head of Acquisitions & College Development and Professor in the Library Department of York College, CUNY. The photos above and below come from their archival collection. Gladys Janet Wynne was born in Barnesville, Georgia, on February 6, 1916.  She attended […]

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  • Members of York College Community Gather For “A Conversation with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf” In Celebration of Women’s History Month

    March 12, 2015 | York College

    Members of York College Community Gather For “A Conversation with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf” In Celebration of Women’s History Month Hosted by York College and the Greater Queens Chapter of The Links, Inc.   QUEENS, NY – In honor of Women’s History Month, York College and the Greater Queens Chapter of The Links Inc., hosted […]

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