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Percy Sutton 5k Walk and Run 2017

CCNY participates in historic Harlem’s Percy Sutton 5K run and walk

The City College of New York, in conjunction with the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, Harlem Week 2018 and the New York Road Runners (NYRR), are gearing up for the annual Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run and the Harlem Health Walk on Saturday, August 25. CCNY President Vince Boudreau along with students, faculty, staff and alumni will run and walk through historic Harlem in recognition of the community. Read More »
Tuskegee Airman Esteban Hotesse

CCNY-based CUNY DSI, Adriano Espaillat, celebrate Tuskegee Airman Esteban Hotesse

Coming after the remains of a City College of New York student turned Tuskegee Airman lost in 1944 were finally discovered in Europe, CCNY pays homage to another deceased member of World War II’s famed squadron. On August 23, CCNY’s CUNY Dominican Studies Institute and U.S. Rep. Read More »
ICUC 10 organized by CCNY NOAA CREST

City College hosts largest urban climate conference

The City College of New York is host to the 10th International Conference on Urban Climate (ICUC10). This is the premier meeting on the field urban climate and weather, and it marks the first time in its 30-years of history that will be held in U.S. when it comes to CCNY’s campus August 6 through 10.    Read More »
CCNY student Monica Martinez-Raga is one of the CUNY Service Corps-PR students helping with hurricane recovery efforts.

CCNY students join Governor Cuomo in PR recovery efforts

Colin Powell School economics major Monica Martinez-Raga, at The City College of New York, knows first hand the devastation Hurricane Maria caused. As a Puerto Rican native, Martinez-Raga was on vacation visiting her boyfriend in New York when the hurricane hit the capital of San Juan. Now, the CUNY Service Corps-PR student joins Governor Andrew M. Read More »
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Japanese Official leads pilgrimage honoring CCNY founder

Seiji Takeuchi, Chair of the Shimoda City Assembly, joins the long list of Japanese pilgrims that have traveled to The City College of New York to pay homage to its founder Townsend Harris when he visits the institution for the second time on July 17. Since 1986, top civic officials from Shimoda have made annual pilgrimages to City College to honor Harris. Read More »
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Séamus Scanlon’s “The McGowan Trilogy” goes to Japan

What started as a 300-word award winning flash fiction piece by City College of New York librarian Séamus Scanlon debuts as a theatrical performance in Japan on June 29 to a sellout audience at the Toyohashi Arts Theatre PLAT in Aichi. “The McGowan Trilogy,” three interrelated one-act plays set against the backdrop of “The Troubles” in Northern Ireland, has also sold out venues in Hyogo [July 4-8] and Tokyo [July 13-29]. Read More »
Taffny 2018

"Handia/Giant" opens CCNY's fifth annual TAFFNY film festival

Week-long festival, June 7-15, led by CCNY’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies, brings documentaries, panels and lectures to film audiences interested in the Americas “Giant” (“Handia”) is the opening film for the fifth annual The Americas Film Festival of New York (TAFFNY). The event, a cultural project of The City College of New York’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education (CWE), runs from June 7-15. Read More »
Commencement 2018 Stellar Grads

172nd CCNY Commencement salutes Class of 2018

At age 55, John Kopyta, a soft-spoken 6-foot-four former Marine, can proudly claim another battle. He graduates from The City College of New York on June 1 with a 4.00 GPA, more than 30 years after leaving the University of South Florida as a sophomore and later overcoming homelessness. Read More »
Harlem Renaissance Education Pipeline

STEM Expo Plaza Party for Harlem kids at CCNY May 20

Many parents are concerned their children’s school doesn’t have an emphasis on science. Or that the way science is taught is too boring to engage their kids. One way to get kids interested in science is to show them experiments that make them ask “how did you do that”? This Sunday, May 20, from 12-5pm, kids from the Harlem community (and their parents) can get psyched about science at the STEM Expo Plaza party at the Grove School of Engineering at the City College of New York at 259 Convent Avenue and 140th Street. Read More »
Gerald Eskenazi

Sports journalism legend Gerald Eskenazi leads CCNY AVA honorees

Gerald Eskenazi, '59, the acclaimed sportswriter who had a distinguished 47-year career at The New York Times and has authored 16 books, is among the honorees at The City College of New York’s Alumni Varsity Association’s 52nd Annual Hall of Fame Reunion Dinner on May 24.   Eskenazi, who generated more than 8,000 bylines at the Times, will receive the Mark Asa Abbott Award at The National Arts Club in Manhattan for   service to the AVA. Read More »

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