film director, producer Shalini Kantayya, CCNY Class of 2005

Emmy-nominated director, alumna Shalini Kantayya delivers CCNY’s Dortort Lecture, Oct. 4

Award-winning film director and producer Shalini Kantayya , whose latest film, “ TikTok, Boom ,” was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival, delivers the David Dortort Lecture in the Dramatic Arts at The City College of New York on Oct. 4. Free and open to the public, her talk, 5:30 – 7 p.m. in Theatre B of CCNY’s Aaron Davis Hall, is entitled “What happens to human rights when we let technology encroach on our social systems?" “TikTok, Boom” investigates TikTok’s algorithm and users to paint a picture of the world’s most downloaded app, and how it can be wielded
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Brazil and CCNY Sign Cooperation Agreement

Support for Portuguese Studies Key Feature of CCNY and Brazilian signing agreement

The City College of New York and the Consulate of Brazil in New York signed an official cooperation agreement for further supporting and promoting Portuguese language and Brazilian culture at the college. The Consulate of Brazil has already been a strong financial supporter of conferences, talks and cultural events regularly organized by the Minor in Portuguese Language and Lusophone Cultures. In 2019, CCNY signed a similar cooperation agreement with the Consulate of Portugal in New York. Portugal renewed their commitment last year. The agreement now signed with Brazil comes to reinforce these
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Jie  Wei NSF cardiovascular disease diagnosis proposal

$2.8M NSF grant funds CCNY project to develop AI-powered diagnostics for heart disease

A City College of New York-led project utilizing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI/ML) technologies to develop a low-cost, easy-to-use, and high-precision system for the early diagnosis of cardiovascular disease is the recipient of a four-year $2.8 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant. The Ohio State University-based, NSF-funded AI-EDGE Institute is partnering with The City College in the project entitled: “AI/ML-driven edge computing for cardiovascular disease diagnosis/mechanism study.” “Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, so early
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Gennady Khirich '07 and Stephen Ma '11 return to CCNY for the CPDI's Merck Info Session and Networking Event on Thursday, Sept. 28 from 12:30-2 p.m in the NAC Flex Space

CCNY alumni return for Merck Info Session and Networking Event on Sept. 28

Alumni Gennady Khirich '07 and Stephen Ma '11 return to The City College of New York for the Merck Info Session and Networking Event hosted by the Career & Professional Development Institute , in the newly formed Office for Experiential Learning, on Thursday, Sept. 28 from 12:30-2 p.m in the North Academic Center Flex Space. Undergraduate and graduate students in biology, chemistry, translational medicine, physics as well as majors in biomedical, chemical and mechanical engineering are all welcome. “The Career and Professional Development Institute is honored to be hosting CCNY alumni from a
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Charles Rangel & Rep. Adriano Espaillat

Charles Rangel, Rep. Adriano Espaillat lead Capalino discussion on challenges facing NYC infrastructure

Retired U.S. Congressman Charles B. Rangel and U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat – his successor in Congress – lead a roster of distinguished speakers in the Capalino webinar, “The Future of New York: The Charles B. Rangel Infrastructure Workforce Initiative ,” on Sept. 25. Available in the U.S. and Canada, it starts at 10:30 a.m. Click here to register . Other speakers include: Carlo A. Scissura , Esq., President & CEO, New York Building Congress; Dr. Vincent G. Boudreau , President, The City College of New York; and Susan Hinkson-Carling (Moderator), Managing Director, Capalino. Based at The City
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CCNY names Jervette Ward Black Studies Program director

National search leads CCNY to Jervette R. Ward as Black Studies program director

The City College of New York has appointed Dr. Jervette R. Ward director of the Black Studies Program in the Division of Humanities and the Arts . After a national search, Dean Renata Kobetts Miller said, "As President of CLA ( College Language Association ), Jervette comes to City College as a leader in the profession. We're thrilled to have her directing City College's historic Black Studies Program, and we're looking forward to some exciting developments in the months and years ahead." Ward writes, teaches, and speaks on the power of language and popular culture as avenues for social change
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Ramón De Los Santos, CCNY Assistant VP of Student Affairs

CCNY appoints Ramón De Los Santos Assistant VP of Student Affairs

Ramón De Los Santos, a veteran administrator with expertise in increasing student enrollment, retention and success, is The City College of New York’s new Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs . He joins CCNY from CUNY’s LaGuardia Community College where he served with distinction as director of the Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) and, later, as Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs. “As director of ASAP, Dr. De Los Santos was, within the first three years, able to increase the three-year graduation rate of this population, as well as to expand the program from 800 students
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CCNY rises in U.S. News & World Report's 2024 Best Colleges rankings

The City College of New York rose in several categories in the 2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. CCNY is a top performer in social mobility (#11), undergraduate teaching (#39), and top public schools (#51), with an overall #105 ranking out of 443 national universities. The following is a list of CCNY’s rankings: #11 Top Performers in Social Mobility - National Universities (tied) #39 Undergraduate Teaching Programs - National Universities (tied) #51 Top Public Schools - National Universities (tied) #69 Best Colleges for Veterans - National Universities (tied) #104
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CCNY, MIT Top New University Rankings Based On Relative Economic Value

A recent college ranking system lists The City College of New York (CCNY), the founding campus of the City University of New York system, as the #1 national university for the economic value it returns to its students. MIT placed second, and the University of Florida ranked third. The ranking was done by Degreechoices, an online college guide and advice company that bases its rankings of colleges and universities entirely on a unique measure of relative financial value. According to Forbes, Degreechoices’ college evaluations are based on the economic return students attending different
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Spitzer School Sciame Lecture series SWANA theme

SWANA architecture and identity explored in the Sciame Lecture Series at Spitzer School of Architecture

“Crosscurrents: Architecture, Landscape, and Spatial Practices in Southwest Asia and North Africa” is the theme of the 2023 Fall Sciame Lecture Series the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at The City College of New York . The series assembles designers, scholars, practitioners, and activists who engage the territories of Southwest Asia and North Africa (SWANA) and probes the radical reimagining of the region compelled by the expression SWANA. In recent years, the acronym SWANA has gained currency among architects, landscape architects, urbanists, and historians who conceptualize
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