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Anton Pavlov is one of the recipients of the Sydney and Helen Jacoff Scholarship

Alumni receive 2019 Sydney and Helen Jacoff Scholarships

Four alumni from The City College of New York’s Division of Humanities and the Arts are recipients of the Sydney and Helen Jacoff Scholarship. The scholarships are awarded to students pursuing master or doctoral degrees in the humanities and arts. Read More »

Talented CCNY undergrads earn Mellon Mays Fellowships

Five undergraduates, the 27th cohort since The City College of New York joined the exclusive nationwide program, are the latest recipients of Mellon Mays Fellowships. The program’s goal is to help increase diversity in the faculty ranks of higher education by identifying and supporting exceptional undergraduates from traditionally underrepresented groups. City College’s 2019 Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows (MMUF) are: Read More »
Jody Karg is named the 2019 Art Stevens PRSA-NY/ CCNY Scholar for Excellence in Public Relations

Jody Karg is 2019 Art Stevens PRSA-NY/CCNY Scholar

Scholarship celebrates 12 years of support for outstanding public relations students Read More »
Poet Rita Dove

Pulitzer Prize poet Rita Dove wins CCNY’s Langston Hughes Medal

Rita Dove, recipient of the 1987 Pulitzer Prize in poetry and U.S. Poet Laureate from 1993 to 1995, is the winner of The City College of New York’s 2019 Langston Hughes Medal.  She will receive the medal on Nov. 14 in CCNY’s Aaron Davis Hall. Read More »
Andrea Weiss named Stuart Z. Katz Professor in the Humanities and the Arts

Andrea Weiss named Stuart Z. Katz Professor in the Humanities and the Arts

Media and Communication Arts professor Andrea Weiss has been named the 2019-20 Stuart Z. Katz Professor in the Humanities and the Arts, Dean Erec Koch announced in May. Read More »

Mason Starkweather award funds CCNY junior’s summer LGBTQIA study

Summer is taking on a significant new meaning for City College of New York junior Khenya Makena this year. As the 2019 Blanche Mason Starkweather award recipient, the electronic design and multimedia major is spending the holiday on both east and west coasts engaged in humanistic research to benefit the LGBTQIA community. Read More »
Cinema and Sanctuary

City College presents world premiere of "Cinema and Sanctuary" in 'Year of Film' climax, June 20

One of the best kept secrets in the history of film is the fact that The City College of New York (CCNY) is the birthplace of the first documentary film school in the United States. As early as 1934, student members of the aptly named Film and Sprockets Society were rolling out motion pictures at CCNY. However, it was in 1941, with the arrival of pioneering Dadaist and filmmaker Hans Richter that the Institute of Film Techniques, CCNY’s first formal filmmaking program founded by Irving Jacoby, became a film school. Read More »
Nicole Sealey

Visiting poet Nicole Sealey wins Rome Prize for Literature

City College visiting poet Nicole Sealey has been awarded the Rome Prize for Literature by the American Academy in Rome, which seeks to support advanced independent work and research in the arts and humanities. Sealey, the 2018-2019 Doris Lippman Visiting Poet at CCNY, will receive a stipend, workspace, and room and board for a period of five to eleven months at the Academy’s eleven-acre campus in Rome. The Rome Prizes were awarded to thirty American and six Italian artists and scholars on April 9 at Cooper Union in New York. Read More »
Miles Davis

“Year of Film” brings Stanley Nelson’s Miles Davis docu to CCNY

As part of The City College of New York’s “Year of Film” observance, producer and director Stanley Nelson, a 1976 alumnus, returned to his alma mater to offer a sneak preview of his latest documentary “Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool.” Read More »
1969 Open Admissions Protest

50 years later, CCNY remembers pivotal protest

In commemoration of a transformational event in the institution’s 172-year history, The City College of New York’s Black Studies Program hosts   discussions and a walk April 16-18 to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1969 protest that led to open admissions. Read More »


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