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Black History Month events at City College

The City College of New York’s annual Black History Month observances this year include discussions on cultural and social issues, along with live performances and music. The schedule begins on Tuesday, Feb. 2 with the traditional Black History Month kickoff in City College’s NAC Ballroom, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Open to members of the CCNY community only, it will feature interactive activities, music and rundown of all the events during the month of February. Read More »

SAVE THE DATE: “Una Vida, Dos Países” premieres at CCNY March 24

Associate Professor Tatyana Kleyn, who directs the School of Education’s Programs in Bilingual Education and TESOL, will premiere her documentary film, “Una Vida, Dos Países [One Life, Two Countries],” at the City College of New York on Thursday, March 24 at 6 p.m. Read More »
Lori Marie Carlson Hijuelos

Author Lori Marie Carlson Hijuelos is 2015 Rudin Distinguished Visiting Scholar

Author Lori Marie Carlson Hijuelos delivers the 2015 Samuel Rudin Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture at The City College of New York on Tuesday, Dec. 8. In a celebration of her late husband Oscar Hijuelos’s last novel, she engages in a panel discussion on “Twain & Stanley Enter Paradise,” at 5:30 p.m. in the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center. The event is free and open to the public. Read More »

CCNY salutes veterans

Veterans Day, Nov. 11, has always been a solemn day. It took on greater significance on Wednesday morning, when the City College of New York’s Office of Veterans Affairs held its first Veterans Day ceremony in the quad. Read More »
GlobalCUNY student researchers

CCNY welcomes STEM-related conference

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.; Read More »
CCNY men's soccer team wins 2015 cunyac title

Title winning men’s soccer team shoots for NCAA crown

The City College of New York men’s soccer team’s reward for clinching its first City University of New York Athletic Conference title in 10 years is an NCAA first round knockout game with host SUNY Oneonta at upstate’s Red Dragon Field on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 11 a.m. CCNY (11-7-0) qualified for the NCAA Division III tournament with a 2-1 extra time win over the College of Staten Island in the CUNYAC championship match on Nov. 7. Coach Roberto Ignaccolo said his scholar-athletes relish the challenge against Oneonta, a powerhouse in the SUNY conference. Read More »
2015 CCNY alumni dinner scholarship winners

Fifty-four students receive scholarships at CCNY alumni event

The City College of New York’s annual alumni dinner at the New York Hilton is not only about honoring the institution’s alumni for postgraduate achievements. Every year, City College students, ranging from freshmen to graduates, receive scholarships for academic excellence at the glittering event. This year, 54 students were honored at the Hilton on a night that six distinguished alumni received Townsend Harris medals. Actress Phylicia Rashad, a Howard University alumna, was presented with the John H. Finley Award.  Read More »

CCNY honors Phylicia Rashad and six distinguished alumni at annual gala

Award-winning actress and director Phylicia Rashad is this year’s John H. Finley Award recipient. The award is given out by the Alumni Association of The City College of New York for exemplary and dedicated service to the City of New York. A graduate of Howard University, Rashad receives the award on Nov. Read More »

Nancy Sohler talks research-based activism in healthcare

One of Dr. Nancy Sohler’s research interests in the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at The City College of New York is examining barriers to accessing appropriate health care for underserved populations. She talks about her work in her Presidential Conversations lecture, “Empowering Future Healthcare Providers in Haiti: Medicine, Education, and Research,” Thursday, Oct. 15. The talk, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture’s Sciame Auditorium, is free and open to the public.   Read More »

Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa and Alonso Cueto engage in conversation

The City College of New York’s Cátedra Vargas Llosa, the first such resource in the United States, welcomes Spanish-language literary giants Mario Vargas Llosa and Alonso Cueto to a discussion on literature on Friday, Oct. 16. Entitled “A Conversation with Mario Vargas Llosa and Alonso Cueto," the chat starts at 6:30 p.m. in City College’s Faculty Club and Dining Room. It is free and open to the public.   Read More »