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OnlineU 2022 Top Salary Score Rankings Badge

OnlineU ranks CCNY among top 10 colleges for post-grad salary

Jumping 12 places from last year’s position, The City College of New York is now #9 nationally in OnlineU’s 2022 Best Colleges for a Master’s Degree by Salary Score rankings. MIT and Stanford University remain #1 and #2, respectively. Salary Score is based on median alumni earnings in the year after graduating. This overall score is calculated based on the median alumni salary for each program at a school compared to the median alumni salary for the same program at other schools. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard. CCNY’s massive leap from #21 to #9 is
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TAFFNY 2022_ King of All the World

Ninth CCNY TAFFNY welcomes back in-person viewers, celebrates cultures and peoples of the Americas

In-person for the first time in three years, The Americas Film Festival New York (TAFFNY) opens on June 17 with the New York premiere of “The King of all the World” by legendary Spanish filmmaker Carlos Saura at the Instituto Cervantes New York. TAFFNY ends on June 24 with its awards ceremony at the National Museum of the American Indian followed by a special presentation of “Bootlegger” by Anishinaabe/French director Caroline Monnet. A cultural initiative of the Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education of the City College of New York, this ninth edition of
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Andrzej Krakowski

Renowned film director and CCNY professor Andrzej Krakowski receives top Polish honor

City College of New York Professor of Film and Digital Media Andrzej Krakowski has received many accolades over his nearly six decade career. The latest is recognition as an Outstanding Pole Abroad, one of Poland’s most prestigious non-governmental awards. The world-famous director was given the honor by the Poland Now Foundation in recognition for his research in film history highlighting the Polish roots of the American film industry. The ceremony took place at the Consulate of Republic of Poland in New York. Recently Krakowski has also been elected to the Board of Directors of the
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David Jeruzalmi Research

CCNY Biochemist finds E.coli and bacteriophage λP DNA evolved similar helicase loaders despite divergent evolution

DNA replication is the foundation of all life. During its first stage, an initiator protein binds to double-stranded DNA at an AT-rich site, where the base pairs are melted and the double helix separates into two single strands. A single DNA strand is shepherded into a hexameric ring shaped protein, or helicase, which operates as a molecular motor. The helicase relies on specialized proteins, helicase loaders, which effectively hook the helicase at points on the source DNA. One of their key roles in bacterial DNA replication is opening the helicase for DNA loading. The bacterial helicase
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Bob Tuschman

Bob Tuschman launches $1M CCNY scholarship for economically disadvantaged students

The City College of New York announces a new four-year scholarship, the Tuschman Family Scholarship that begins in the fall of 2022. Established by former television executive and producer Bob Tuschman, the scholarship aims to assist students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds with fewer options to pursue higher education, fostering career development and academic support. The scholarship will cover “tuition plus” for an annual cohort of five incoming freshmen for four years, with a total of 10 cohorts supported by this $1million gift. The naming is subject to approval by the CUNY
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Milton Stern, CCNY Class of 1957

City College announces scholarship fund for financial and investment advising

The City College of New York is pleased to announce a major gift to establish the Milton Stern (1957) Scholars Fund to support workshops, advising, scholarships and internship support to CCNY students interested in the field of financial advising. The Fund is named for Milton Stern (1935-2015), the co-founder of Bridgewater Advisors, Inc. It was created by the firm and his family to honor his life and to continue the legacy of his commitment to independent financial advisory work. Scholarship recipients must demonstrate financial need, value academic excellence, exhibit personal integrity, and
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CCNY and CUNY march in Queens Pride on Sunday, June 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

CCNY celebrates Pride Month 2022 with a plethora of events

During the month of June, The City College of New York celebrates LGBTQIA+ Pride Month with a series of events in collaboration with 25 CUNY campuses, the CUNY LGBTQI+ Council and the LGBTQI+ Consortium. Below is a list of events: CCNY and CUNY march in the Queens Pride Parade on Sunday, June 5 at 11 a.m.; CCNY’s LGBTQ+ Student Center is collaborating with the CUNY Innovative Teaching Academy and CCNY professors Yaari Felber-Seligman, David Lohman and Jake Nill for a workshop about Supporting LGBTQIA+ and Questioning Students on Thursday, June 9 at 1:30 p.m. Register here; CCNY and CUNY are
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Dr. Simone K. Tarver is a 2022 Crain’s Notable in Advertising, Marketing and PR

CCNY’s Dr. Simone K. Tarver is a 2022 Crain’s Notable in Advertising, Marketing and PR

Simone K. Tarver, D.Sc., associate executive director of marketing & communications of The Office of Institutional Advancement, Communications & External Relations at The City College of New York, is a Crain’s New York Business 2022 Notable in Advertising, Marketing and PR. Prior to City College, she held positions at Metaplan USA as a management strategy consultant for global luxury and pharmaceutical brands such as Botox, Lattise, Louis Vuitton, Moet Hennessey and Swarovski and was also an academic engagement consultant at Cortez Enterprises. She held faculty roles at The Art Institute of
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Mayor Eric Adams is supporting the development of a digital games program at CCNY through his economic recovery plan for New York City, “Rebuild, Renew, Reinvest.

CCNY joins Mayor’s initiative to develop NYC video gaming industries

Mayor Eric Adams has announced, in his economic recovery plan for New York City “Rebuild, Renew, Reinvest,” that increasing the video gaming industries contribution to the city’s economy is a high priority for his administration, particularly the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and the Department of Education. The Mayor’s plan will increase diversity and equity in the growing digital gaming industry and related fields workforce, making New York City a principal hub for digital gaming development. The City College of New York will play an important role in expanding the digital gaming
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"War Stories' written by Marthe Rachel Gold and directed by Christina Roussos runs from May 20-June 12.

CCNY’s Marthe Rachel Gold’s “War Stories” premieres May 20 at The Tank

The premiere of “War Stories,” written by Marthe Rachel Gold, professor emerita at the CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York, begins on May 20 at The Tank’s Proscenium Theater. The play, directed by Christina Roussos, a graduate of Brooklyn College’s MFA Program in Theater, will run through June 12. "’War Stories’ is a play about people who are engaged in the fight for a more just world while they go about living their lives,” said Gold. “Idealists in every generation wrestle with choices – both personal and political. In writing this play I hope to have given a nod to those
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