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  • JetBlue Foundation Awards York College with Grant for CUNY Aviation Institute

    December 20, 2013 | York College

    With this grant from the JetBlue Foundation, York College will develop a curriculum to establish an FAA-approved Aircraft Dispatcher Certification program, making it the first public education institution in New York to offer this type of program. More than 82% of the student population is from under-represented groups and 66% of the undergraduate student body is women.

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  • York College Big Band Plays in Heady Company

    December 10, 2013 | York College

    Music education is more than giving weekly lessons, teaching a theory class, or working with a high school band. It is about instilling passion, excitement, and wonder at the many genres and styles of music, and then nurturing the student’s ability to share that experience with others. The greatest thrill for a teacher is when a student gets it – when the light bulb gets switched on. Suddenly, the possibilities are endless.

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  • United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women Honors Mariska Hargitay, Nicole Kidman, and Quentin Walcott

    November 27, 2013 | York College

    The message at the first-ever awards ceremony of the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women was simple: “they count on us; we count on you.” Organized by the Trust Fund, the ceremony put a spotlight on ground-breaking initiatives that address the crucial needs of survivors of gender-based violence around the world and recognized individuals who have dedicated their lives to the cause.

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  • York Revives Radio Station with Donation from Alumnus Founder

    November 26, 2013 | York College

        L-R: Dr. Marcia V. Keizs, president of York College; Anthony Andrews, center, York administrator; and Ray Warren, York College Class of ’76, who founded the station with like-minded classmates in 1974, cut the ribbon to a state-of-the art upgrade to the college’s radio station, YCRadio.org, funded by a generous donation from Mr. Warren, […]

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  • York College Students Reap the Benefits of a Rich Scholastic Atmosphere and Earn Prestigious Year-End Grants

    November 6, 2013 | York College

    July 9th, 2013   Contact: John Kelly, 917-745-7554   York College Students Reap the Benefits of a Rich Scholastic Atmosphere and Earn Prestigious Year-End Grants   Queens CUNY School, an Incubator for Grant Recipients, Salutes Students’ Accomplishments     Building on its reputation as one of the City University of New York’s leaders in producing […]

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  • York College Graduate Juggles It All: Immigrant, Taxi Driver, New Father, and Now: Scientist

    November 6, 2013 | York College

    September 19, 2013   Contact: John Kelly, 917-745-7554   York College Graduate Juggles It All: Immigrant, Taxi Driver, New Father, and Now: Scientist   York College of the City University of New York (CUNY) proudly welcomed back one of its star students, a modern-day Renaissance man, for a guest lecture on campus today.   When […]

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  • November 6, 2013 | York College

    October 7th, 2013   Contact: John Kelly, 917-745-7554   York College Hosts Intellectual Heavyweights at Black Male Initiative Conference on Race, Law and Justice   York College proudly hosted the Eighth Annual CUNY Black Male Initiative Conference, titled “Race, Law and Justice,” as intellectual heavyweights from around the country descended on its Jamaica, Queens campus […]

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  • November 6, 2013 | York College

    October 21, 2013 Contact: John Kelly, 917-745-7554     Live from York College: WYCR Radio Station Receives Generous Donation from Founder   NBC Executive Ray Warren originally built WYCR and now gives it a second life   On the 29th anniversary of the opening of WYCR, York College announced a generous donation from the founder […]

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  • York Professors Receive Rare Department of Energy Grant

    August 22, 2013 | York College

    For immediate release August 15, 2013 Contact: Marcia Moxam Comrie, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd 718-262-3865 mcomrie@york.cuny.edu Jamaica, NY 11451 York Professors Receive Rare Department of Energy Grant Two York College/CUNY professors have won a grant of $291,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), toward a joint project at Fermilab, in Batavia, Illinois; the […]

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  • York College/CUNY Commencement Features Grads from Algeria to Zambia

    May 24, 2013 | York College

    For immediate release Friday, May 24, 2013 Contact: Marcia Moxam Comrie, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd 718-262-3865 mcomrie@york.cuny.edu Jamaica, NY 11451 On Friday, May 22, 2013, York College will host its 43rd Commencement. At 1,046 strong, the Class of 2013 is the institution’s largest to date. Most are immigrants, spanning the globe from Albania to […]

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