Colin L. Powell School Announces New Board of Visitors
The Colin L. Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at the City College of New York announced its new board of visitors November 5. The board, consisting of 26 prominent Americans, will hold its inaugural meeting later this month. Chairing the board is General Colin L. Powell USA, (Ret), CCNY ’58, who donated a lead gift of $5 million to the campaign for the Powell School, and has been the driving force behind the campaign, which has raised $44 million to date.Read More »
Two Powell School Professors Honored for Journal Articles
Two Colin L. Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership faculty members were recognized this summer for excellence in research, receiving awards for articles published in scholarly journals during 2012. Both reports provide new insight into the workings of organizations in unconventional settings.Read More »
Was Killing of Trujillo Good for Dominican Republic’s Image?
In the early 1960s, the Dominican Republic was rocked by two critical events: the assassination of longtime dictator Rafael Trujillo in May 1961 and the September 1963 coup d'etat that removed President Juan Bosch from power. City College of New York sociologist Dr. Ramona Hernández is the co-author of a new book, published in Spanish in the Dominican Republic, which examines how the foreign press portrayed these events and the country during the 27 months between them.Read More »