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Cancer recurrence study earns CCNY’s David Rumschitzki Fulbright award

Why some cancers reappear years after chemotherapy or surgery remains a medical mystery that researchers like The City College of New York’s David S. Rumschitzki are trying to unravel. In a boost to his work, the chemical engineering professor in CCNY’s Grove School of Engineering is the recipient of a 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant for his proposal “Theory & experiment for breast cancer dormancy & recurrence.” Read More »
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CCNY’s STEM Institute receives $1M boost from Council Member Rodriguez with support from Mayor’s Office

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, with the support of Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Corey Johnson, secured a $1 million grant to fund The City College of New York’s STEM Institute’s partnership with Northern Manhattan. Read More »
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City & State names CCNY Pres. Vince Boudreau to top 50 Power list

Dr. Vincent Boudreau, the City College of New York president who blends scholarship with activism, has been named to City & State’s 2019 Higher Education Power 50 list. The list recognizes the 50 most influential people in academia statewide, including leaders of some of New York’s best-known colleges, universities and professional schools. Boudreau and his distinguished peers will be honored at a reception on April 17 at Battery Gardens in lower Manhattan. Read More »
Charles Vörösmarty with Hungarian Award

Hungarian President honors CCNY engineer Charles Vörösmarty

Charles J. Vörösmarty, professor of civil engineering in The City College of New York and one of the world’s foremost hydrologists, is the recipient of the Hungarian Order of Merit. Visiting Hungarian President János Áder presented the Commander’s Cross (civilian class), to Vörösmarty at their country’s Consulate General in Manhattan. Read More »
Matthew Reilly

Colin Powell School professor receives National Geographic Society grant

Matthew Reilly, assistant professor of Anthropology, Gender Studies and International Studies in the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at The City College of New York, is a recipient of a grant from the National Geographic Society. Read More »
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Spectroscopy society presents gold medal to CCNY scientist John Lombardi

City College of New York chemistry professor John R. Lombardi is the New York Society for Applied Spectroscopy 2019 Gold Medal winner. This award was established in 1952 to recognize outstanding contributions to the field of applied spectroscopy. He will receive the medal at a special award ceremony in Princeton, New Jersey, in November. The event will coincide with the society’s Eastern Analytical Symposium.    Read More »
Michael Sorkin

AIA national honor for Spitzer School Distinguished Prof. Michael Sorkin

Michael Sorkin, Distinguished Professor in The City College of New York’s Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture, is a recipient of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Collaborative Achievement Award. Read More »
Ahmed Mohamed

Grove School engineers win NSF CAREER Awards

Two Grove School engineers from The City College of New York are recipients of the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career (NSF CAREER) Award, which supports early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in integrating research and education and to lead advances in the missions of their department and organization. Read More »
CCNY-created OER have been downloaded 5,740 times benefiting faculty and students all over the world seeking free educational materials.

Zero textbook cost is call to action as CCNY converts to open educational resources

For the second year in a row, City College is participating in a $4 million grant awarded to CUNY by New York State to bring down the cost of textbooks and increase accessibility for students to free educational resources. Open Educational Resources (OER) is an initiative designed to increase affordability, access and academic success. Read More »
Andrew Rich, Colin Powell School Dean

Andrew Rich named Dean of CCNY’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership

Andrew Rich, CEO of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation and visiting professor at The City College of New York, is named the Dean of the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership and Professor of Political Science. Read More »

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