City College will close today, January 26, 2015, at 3 p.m. due to inclement weather. Only essential personnel are expected to report to or remain at work for regular business hours. The college is closed Tuesday, January 27, 2015. Only essential personnel report to work.
Sponsor Network Turns Solar Roof Pod Dream Into Reality
When The City College of New York was selected from more than 100 entrants as one of 20 finalists in the U.S. Department of Energy 2011 Solar Decathlon, it faced a huge challenge: Could this urban, public college assemble the resources needed to design and build the students’ prototype solar house and compete against well-heeled, private and public institutions large and small?Read More »
Solar Roof Pod Volunteers Learn Skills Not Taught in Class
Yinery Baez, a fourth-year architecture student in the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at The City College of New York, never gave much thought to screws. However, as project manager for the interior of the Solar Roof Pod, CCNY’s entry in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon, specifying cabinet hardware is one of her many responsibilities.Read More »
CCNY Sustainability Program Receives Green Infrastructure Grant
A joint proposal from The City College of New York’s interdisciplinary Sustainability in the Urban Environment master’s program and two other organizations was one of 15 projects funded in the New York Department of Environmental Protection’s 2011 Green Infrastructure Grant Program. The team, which also includes New York Restoration Project, as lead partner, and Stantec Consulting, received $244,920.Read More »