Dominican Studies Institute Covid Study_2022

CCNY study finds U.S.-born Dominicans and Dominican immigrants highly likely to comply with COVID-19 public health recommendations

A new study from The City College of New York’s CUNY Dominican Studies Institute and the CUNY School of Medicine at CCNY indicates U.S.-born Dominicans and Dominican immigrants in the U.S. are highly likely to comply with public health recommendations related to the pandemic.
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William Gibbons, award-winning CCNY librarian

CCNY librarian William Gibbons receives national public service honor 

William C. Gibbons, associate professor and curator of archives and special collections at the City College of New York , is a winner of this year’s I Love My Librarian Award. Recognized by the American Library Association (ALA) for the care he brings to his local and campus communities, Gibbons was selected from more than 1,300 nominations from library users across the country. Gibbons is a pillar in his community and seamlessly blends his personal interests with his professional scholarship, with a particular focus on Harlem as well as local sports. From his involvement with Harlem Little
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Michael Cruz & Simone Jones_Rangel Fellow and Pickering alternate

Colin Powell School alum Michael Cruz earns top U.S. State Dept. fellowship; Simone Jones is alternate

Michael A. Cruz, a 2015 graduate of the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at The City College of New York, is one of 45 applicants nationwide awarded Charles B. Rangel International Affairs fellowships by the United States Department of State after a highly competitive process. Administered by Howard University, the Rangel program provides Fellows with up to $95,000 in benefits to prepare for a career in the U.S. Foreign Service. A second Colin Powell School graduate, Simone Jones from the Class of 2019, is an alternate for a Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship
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Samara Brown_CCNY alumna and "The Voice" star

CCNY music and theatre alumna Samara Brown shines on “The Voice”

Alumna Samara Brown is a standout on Season 21 of “The Voice.” The former music and theatre double major got her start singing in church and continued to hone her craft at The City College of New York. While at CCNY, the 32-year-old starred in the Department of Theatre and Speech’s production of "Lysistrata,” an ancient Greek comedy by Aristophanes. “I definitely think theatre and music, or singing are very linked. You know, it's still just telling a story… playing a character; playing a role,” said Brown. “So, that definitely comes into play when I'm performing. I guess the only difference is
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COSMOS beyond-5G testbed

CCNY is plugged into the fiber network of the COSMOS beyond-5G testbed

The City College of New York is now directly connected to the COSMOS beyond-5G testbed, which is supported by multi-million dollar investment from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The testbed was created to help U.S. researchers experiment with new methods that will shape and revolutionize the future of wireless networks in smart cities and communities. COSMOS, in New York City, was one of the first two testbeds to receive funding under the NSF’s Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) initiative. The project is aimed at design, development, and deployment of a city-scale
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CUNY School of Medicine Dean Carmen Renee’ Green is on Chasing Life with Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

CCNY’s CUNY School of Medicine Dean Carmen Renee’ Green on Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s podcast Chasing Life

Dr. Carmen Renee’ Green, dean of the CUNY School of Medicine (CSOM) at The City College of New York, is on Chasing Life with Dr. Sanjay Gupta, a podcast that focuses on approaching the new normal mindfully, finding a balance between self-care and productivity as well as talking to doctors and researchers about the surprising science behind how one can thrive. On episode Pain is a Four-Letter Word, Gupta, chief medical correspondent at CNN, talks with Green about how to treat a disease where the cause is unknown and each patient’s symptoms are unique. Green uses her expertise in pain medicine
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"Savage Land," CCNY filmmaker Campbell Dalglish's award winning film

CCNY filmmaker Campbell Dalglish’s “Savage Land” wins top awards at Euro film festival

Adding to its growing list of accolades, “Savage Land,” by award-winning City College of New York filmmaker Campbell Dalglish, is the winner of the top two awards – Best Story and Best Film -- at the European Fusion Film Festival in the United Kingdom. Since its premiere at The Americas Film Festival of New York last June, the documentary has raked in a steady stream of awards. Thus far, “Savage Land,” which examines the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Cheyenne Arapaho Mah-hi-vist Red Bird Goodblanket in his family’s kitchen in Clinton, Oklahoma, back in 2013, has won “Best Feature
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Lawrence Tabak, CCNY Classs of '72

Lawrence Tabak, CCNY Class of ’72, heads National Institutes of Health

Dr. Lawrence A. Tabak, a 1972 City College of New York graduate, will become the National Health Institutes’ (NIH) acting director, beginning on December 20, 2021. Tabak’s appointment was announced by Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra. Tabak has been the principal deputy director and the deputy ethics counselor of NIH, the nation's medical research agency, since 2010. He also previously served as acting principal deputy director of NIH in 2009, and was the director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research from 2000-2010. A dentist and biomedical scientist
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Nowrin Nisa, CCNY Honors student

Honors student Nowrin Nisa stars at national science research conference

Nowrin Nisa, an Honors student at The City College of New York majoring in psychology, was a winner at the 2021 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM (NDiSTEM) Digital Conference with her presentation on Covid-19. Mentored by associate medical professor Erica Lubetkin of the CUNY School of Medicine at CCNY, Nisa was recognized for her research and paper entitled: “Exploring the Effects of COVID-19 on Employees at Community- Based Organizations Serving Upper Manhattan." She was awarded the 2021 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Conference Presentation Award. Nisa, a senior, is pursuing a double
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Nicholas Roc joins Foundation for City College Board

Nicolas Roc joins Foundation for City College Board

The City College of New York is pleased to announce the appointment of financial services executive Nicolas Roc to the Foundation for City College Inc. Board. He joins 12 other distinguished Board members. Roc is head of US Equity Trading for Securities Lending at global investment manager BlackRock. He has spent his entire professional life in financial services, having worked for Societe Generale and Deutsche Bank before coming to BlackRock in 2011. Since then, he has held increasingly responsible positions with the company in London, Hong Kong and New York. A native of Paris, Roc is the son
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