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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 »
The third cohort of University Innovation Fellows

Third cohort of CCNY students qualify for Stanford global fellowship program

The third cohort of City College of New York undergraduate students are named University Innovation Fellows by the Stanford d.school program. They are among 358 students from 96 higher education institutions in 16 countries that become agents of change by ensuring that their peers gain the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to compete in the economy of the future and make a positive impact on the world. Read More »
CUNY Service Corps-PR students 2018

CCNY CUNY Service Corp students travel to Puerto Rico for relief effort

Twenty-eight students from The City College of New York are journeying to Puerto Rico this summer as part of the CUNY Service Corps-Puerto Rico initiative. The initiative is in partnership with Governor Andrew Cuomo’s the NY Stands with Puerto Rico Recovery and Rebuilding Effort. Read More »
Marta Gutman

Distinguished CUNY Fellow honor for Spitzer’s Marta Gutman

Marta Gutman, an award-winning author and historian in The City College of New York’s Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture, is the recipient of a new honor: Distinguished CUNY Fellow.  As a Fellow, she takes up a semester-long appointment at the Advanced Research Collaborative (ARC), a program of the Graduate Center, CUNY, in the fall. Read More »
Geodesic Dome

Improbable domes rise again thanks to CCNY MFA student

Soon the geodesic domes constructed in 1973 by six ex-Charas gang members after a fateful meeting with revolutionary architect R. Buckminster Fuller will rise again. Read More »
Shawn Rickenbacker is director of J. Max Bond Center

Shawn L. Rickenbacker is Director of J. Max Bond Center for Urban Futures

Shawn L. Rickenbacker has been named director of the J. Max Bond Center for Urban Futures, The City College of New York’s research and design center focused on Cities. Rickenbacker’s appointment was announced by City College President Vince Boudreau and Gordon Gebert, Acting Dean, The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture. The Bond Center honors the legacy of J. Read More »
Students wearing their CCNY apparel

Spring courses make a splash on CCNY’s campus

With the winter winds subsiding, CCNY Beavers are back on campus engaging in new and exciting courses at The City College of New York. As classes begin, the entire campus is rocking their school spirit on Tuesdays for Gear Up, CCNY! There are a variety of courses to choose from. Students can partake in courses that use motion graphics and animation in architecture to entrepreneurship courses focusing on renewable energy. A select list of spring courses follows: Read More »
Five artists highlighted in multi-media installation exploring interdisciplinary influences on design education

“Five Artists + Architecture” show at CCNY Spitzer School of Architecture

The Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at the City College of New York is celebrating the work of faculty artists in an exhibition of five distinct and inspired points of view that illustrate the dynamic relationship between art and architecture. The unique display of faculty fine arts opens Dec. 21 and features works by: Read More »
Castagna Scholarship Study Abroad in Barcelona 2017

CCNY Spitzer students receive Castagna Scholarship for study abroad

Two architecture students, from the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at The City College of New York, are studying in Barcelona, Spain this fall. Renowned for its unique and historical architecture, these students are taking in all Barcelona has to offer on Castagna Architectural Scholarships. Since its inception in 2016, the scholarship has provided support to nine architecture students who have achieved academic excellence and demonstrated financial need. Read More »

CCNY Architecture Historian Wins International Book Award

CCNY Professor Marta Gutman has been recognized on an international level for her urban history, A City for Children: Women, Architecture, and the Charitable Landscapes of Oakland, 1850–1950 (The University of Chicago Press, 2014). The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) awarded the book the 2017 Spiro Kostof Award, given to interdisciplinary studies of urban history that make the greatest contribution to our understanding of the growth and development of cities. Read More »

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