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CCNY welcomes STEM-related conference

GlobalCUNY student researchers
Students from City College and other CUNY schools interested in STEM fields will gather at CCNY for the 2015 GlobalCUNY conference on Nov. 20.

For City University of New York students interested in pursuing majors in STEM fields, The City College of New York is the place to be on Friday, Nov. 20 for the GlobalCUNY 2015 Conference. The one-day event is hosted by the NYC Louis Stokes Alliance at City College. It is expected to attract up to 120 participants from CCNY and CUNY-wide.

The program in CCNY’s Grove School of Engineering’s Steinman Hall includes:

•          A panel discussion on student experiences from 10:20 to 11:20 a.m.;

•          Global CUNY workshops from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; and

•          A poster session and program exhibits by Grove School students from 3 to  4:30 p.m.

Dr. Ilona Kretzschmar, professor of chemical engineering in the Grove School, will deliver the keynote address at 2 p.m.

Among other things, GlobalCUNY is envisioned as a combination of a research colloquium and expo, highlighting projects and programs underway across the university, with an international focus. It allows for the active participation and inclusion of STEM students.

It also offers students the opportunity to have formal as well as informal conversations with study abroad, international research participants and program managers.

Click here for more information and to register.

About The City College of New York
Since 1847, The City College of New York has provided low-cost, high-quality education for New Yorkers in a wide variety of disciplines. More than 16,000 students pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in: the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture; the School of Education; the Grove School of Engineering; the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, and the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership. U.S. News, Princeton Review and Forbes all rank City College among the best colleges and universities in the United States.



Jay Mwamba
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