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Nir Krakauer Monsoon Research

CCNY’s Nir Krakauer in monsoon research breakthrough

With average precipitation of 35 inches per four-month season over an area encompassing most of the Indian subcontinent, the South Asia summer monsoon is intense, only partly understood, and notoriously difficult to predict. Until now, according to findings by Nir Y. Krakauer, a City College of New York civil engineer. Read More »
CCNY-created OER have been downloaded 5,740 times benefiting faculty and students all over the world seeking free educational materials.

Zero textbook cost is call to action as CCNY converts to open educational resources

For the second year in a row, City College is participating in a $4 million grant awarded to CUNY by New York State to bring down the cost of textbooks and increase accessibility for students to free educational resources. Open Educational Resources (OER) is an initiative designed to increase affordability, access and academic success. Read More »
Gilda Barabino

CCNY Dean Gilda Barabino elected to National Academy of Engineering

Gilda A. Barabino, dean of The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. She is now one of only six African-American women to hold the distinction. Read More »
New course offerings from Continuing and Professional Studies at CCNY include Phlebotomy

New Continuing and Professional Studies at CCNY courses introduced for Spring 2019

Continuing and Professional Studies at CCNY is introducing new, career-enhancing classes this Spring 2019 semester. An Introduction: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment for Commercial Real Estate at CCNY, ASTM International's flagship training course, will take place from April 23-24. It is aimed at environmental professionals who are already active in the industry and wish to be up to date in the application of standards-related expertise. Read More »
Andrew Rich, Colin Powell School Dean

Andrew Rich named Dean of CCNY’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership

Andrew Rich, CEO of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation and visiting professor at The City College of New York, is named the Dean of the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership and Professor of Political Science. Read More »
Princeton Review's 2019 The Best Value Colleges

Princeton Review names City College "Best Value Colleges: 2019 Edition"

The City College of New York is one of the nation's best colleges for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation at an affordable price, according to The Princeton Review®.” CCNY features in the 2019 edition of its annual guide, “The Best Value Colleges: 200 Schools with Exceptional ROI for Your Tuition Investment (Penguin Random House / Princeton Review Books, $22.99, January 29, 2019) available today. Read More »
Black History Month 2019

Black History Month 2019 events at CCNY

The Black History Month celebrations at The City College of New York commence with a kickoff event and discussion with Vanessa K. ​Valdés, director of the Black Studies Program.   The events are brought to you by the Student Life Activities Program Committee from the Department of Student Life & Leadership Development and the Black Studies Program. Read More »
From left: Valerie Rutstein, Grove School Director of Finance & Administration; Associate Dean Ardie Walser; Dean Gilda Barabino; Computer Science Chair Akira Kawaguchi; Martha Hantzandreou, Computer Science Academic Advisor; and Teresa Scala, Special Pro

City College partners with NYC to increase number of tech grads

The City College of New York has partnered with the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) on a new initiative targeted at increasing the number of students graduating with tech-related bachelor’s degrees. Read More »
Photo of David Lohman and students in Thailand

Traveling to Thailand and more: CCNY unveils new courses

Biologist David Lohman of The City College of New York is back from this winter session’s Tropical Ecology and Thailand course—the first of its kind. The 19-day voyage is the only Study Abroad & International Programs’ biology course ever taught by a CCNY faculty member as a CCNY course. Read More »
CCNY alumni Ashley Stein (left) and Akasha Solis (right) celebrate their recognition with Nathan Baker, AMC NY/No-J Chapter Chair

Appalachian Mountain Club honors Akasha Solis & Ashley Stein

At The City College of New York, you can study architecture, engineering, the sciences and many other disciplines from world class faculty. And from the students, you can learn about conservation and preserving the great outdoors. Revived by Akasha Solis and Ashley Stein three years ago, CCNY’s student-led Outdoors Club is helping train a new generation of young conservationists in tandem with its principle partner the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC).  The students in turn share their knowledge with their peers. Read More »


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