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Chayanne Marcano

Colin Powell School’s Chayanne Marcano wins Smithsonian award

Chayanne Marcano, an anthropology major in The City College of New York’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, is spending this summer at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. after her latest honor. The junior is the recipient of a research internship at the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum. Read More »
Past CCNY commencemnt speakers

First Lady continues a CCNY tradition

More than 40 years ago, Coretta Scott King became the first female commencement speaker in the history of The City College of New York when she addressed CCNY’s Class of 1971. Her charge to the graduates came eight years after her slain husband, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., had delivered the commencement address to the Class of 1963. Read More »
Concrete Canoe 2016

Concrete canoe wins second place in regionals

The latest in a long line of physics defying, prize-winning concrete canoes out of The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering placed second overall in the Metropolitan Conference competition at Cook’s Pond in Denville, N.J. There were eight other participants including student teams from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Rutgers, New York University, Stony Brook and the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Read More »
Mellon Mays Scholars_2016

CCNY Black Studies undergrads win Mellon Mays fellowships

Two City College of New York students, Victoria Juste and Timothy McGhee, have been awarded two-year Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowships by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The MMUF program is designed to encourage the most talented students from groups traditionally underrepresented in graduate education to enter PhD programs and to pursue careers in research and college teaching. Read More »
Harlem Children's Theatre Festival_2016

Harlem Children’s Theatre Festival set for May 7

The culminating event for an innovative graduate program in educational theatre welcomes scores of young community members to The City College of New York on Saturday, May 7, for the Harlem Children’s Theatre Festival. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  at City College’s Aaron Davis Hall, young audiences can watch performances adapted by students in the CCNY School of Education’s Graduate Program in Educational Theatre. Read More »
Kwame Dawes

Award-winning poet Kwame Dawes speaks in CCNY’s Achebe Series

Poet Kwame Dawes is the Chinua Achebe Legacy Series speaker at The City College of New York on Wednesday, April 20. His talk, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in room 107 in the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture, is free and open to the public.  Click here to register.   Read More »

Grove School’s “Iodonator” wins Chem-E- Car competition

“Iodonator – C8,” the latest chemical powered vehicle designed by City College of New York engineering students, took first place at the Mid-Atlantic regional competition to qualify for the AIChE’s national finals in San Francisco this November.   “This is the first time City College has placed first in an American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) regional or national competition,” said Dilan Mataraarachchi, a chemical engineering and captain of the CCNY Chem-E- Car team. Read More »
NSF Fellows 2016

City College trio named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Andoni Mourdoukoutas, biomedical engineering senior in the Macaulay Honors College at The City College of New York, and two recent CCNY graduates have been awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. The fellowships recognize and support exceptional students who have proposed graduate-level research projects in their fields. Selection is through a national competition.   Read More »
Beth Baron

Beth Baron discusses the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood in next Presidential Conversation

History Professor Beth Baron will explain how the Muslim Brotherhood arose in reaction to, and modeled after, Christian missionary inroads in the Middle East in the sixth installment of The City College of New York’s 2015-16 “Presidential Conversations: Activism, Scholarship, and Engagement” series on Thursday, April 21. Read More »
Emily Costa Watson Fellow

Sophomore, Macaulay Honors freshman, receive Watson Fellowships

Sophomore Emily Costa and freshman Jaclyn Williams, the latter from the Macaulay Honors College at The City College of New York, are this year’s Jeannette K. Watson Fellows at CCNY. Created in 1999, the Watson Fellowship program provides summer internships, professional development opportunities and mentoring for outstanding undergraduate students from select New York City colleges and universities. It is supported by the Thomas J. Watson Foundation. Read More »