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Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership

Events and Activities

SusanRice_with CCNY President Lisa Coico, CCNY Diplomat in residence Pat Guy, and students.

 


Thursday, February 13

Program Information Session at CCNY

Learn more about our unique scholarship program and resources available at CCNY for students interested in pursuing a legal career. Info session will be at the City College of New York. Jen Light, deputy director, will discuss the program benefits and the application process. Refreshments will be served. 12:30 -1:30 p.m., NAC 4/133 (Skadden Seminar Room). more


Thursday, February 27

Town Hall Meeting for Colin Powell School students with Dean Vince Boudreau

Bring your questions, comments and concerns. NAC 0/201 12:30-2 p.m. more


Tuesday, March 4

Program Information Session at CCNY

Learn more about our unique scholarship program and resources available at CCNY for students interested in pursuing a legal career. Info Session will be at the City College of New York. Jen Light, Deputy Director, will discuss the program benefits and the application process. Refreshments will be served. 12:30-1:30 p.m., NAC 4/133 (Skadden Seminar Room) more

Wednesday, March 12

Council on Foreign Relations Teleconferenc
Academic Conference Call: Overdoing or Underdoing: Why Can't American Foreign Policy Do Better?

with Speaker Stephen Sestanovich, George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
12:00—1:00 p.m.,  Shepard Hall, Rm. 558
Related Reading: What Would Richard Holbrooke Do?, Pull Back: The Case for a Less Active Foreign Policy,Lean Forward: In Defense of American Engagement


Wednesday, March 12

Involvement Conference

CCNY undergraduate studentsare invited the Colin Powell School'ssecond annual Involvement Conference. This year's theme, "Establishing Your Career," is all about  you. Your future. Your networks. Your opportunities. Join us and over 40 industry professionals and organizations across NYC for this half-day conference, and take that next step into your career. Shepard Hall, The Great Hall, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Register now!


Thursday, March 27

Council on Foreign Relations Teleconference
Academic Conference Call: Update on the Congo

with Speaker Jason Stearns, Director, Usalama Project
12:00—1:00 p.m., (ET), Shepard Hall, Rm. 558
Background Reading: Congo's Sudden Calm: A Break in Rwandan Meddling and the Defeat of the M23 Rebels, Helping Congo Help Itself: What It Will Take to End Africa's Worst War

 

Wednesday, April 9

Council on Foreign Relations Teleconference
Academic Conference Call: Afghanistan After the Drawdown

with Speaker Seth G. Jones, Associate Director, International Security and Defense Policy Center, RAND Corporation
12:00—1:00 p.m.,  Shepard Hall, Rm. 558
Background Reading: Afghanistan After the Drawdown, Prospects for Afghanistan in 2014

 

Thursday, April 24

Council on Foreign Relations Teleconference
Academic Conference Call: Global Gender Gaps

with Speaker Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
12:00—1:00 p.m., Shepard Hall, Rm. 558
Background Reading: World Economic Forum: The Global Gender Gap Report, Women Starting Up the Middle East

Tuesday, May 20

Why We Need More and Better Immigration Lawyers

Pace Law School Professor, Vanessa Merton, will be coming with a team of students from her law clinic to describe the life of an immigration lawyer: the range of jobs and career paths immigration lawyers occupy, the variety of cases immigration lawyers handle, and the type of knowledge and legal skills they need to acquire. 12:30- 1:30 NAC 4/133 (Skadden Seminar Room). More