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November 15, 2017

Novelist Zadie Smith wins CCNY’s Langston Hughes Medal

Zadie Smith, the award-winning British-born novelist, is the recipient of The City College of New York’s Langston Hughes Medal. The presentation ceremony will be preceded by a symposium on her work, featuring scholars and writers. Jacqueline Woodson, renowned author and 2015 Langston Hughes Medalist, will make the presentation to Smith.
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November 08, 2017

Veterans Day Ceremony

City College of New York (CCNY), considered a top ten military friendly school, will acknowledge the men and women of the college community who have served

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May 25, 2017

New Master's Track in Dominican Studies Launched at CCNY

The City College of New York/CUNY launches Dominican Studies specialization in the Master in the Study of the Americas Program in the Division of Interdisciplinary Studies. The first of its kind in the United States, the program will focus on the legacy and the socioeconomic development of the Dominican people in the Dominican Republic, in the United States, across the Americas, and around the world. 

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May 09, 2017

Poetry Festival at City College Draws Young Poets from 50 Public Schools

The 45th Annual Poetry Festival

More than 150 students from 50 public schools will participate in "The Woodstock of the Spoken Word," City College of New York’s annual poetry festival. Award-winning author and Young People’s Poet Laureate Jacqueline Woodson is the guest of honor.

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March 06, 2017

CCNY rallies against deportations

In a show of solidarity with students that might be at risk, City College of New York's Coalition to Resist Deportation is rallying on campus to resist federal moves to detain and deport undocumented aliens. The rally will be followed by a march to Amsterdam Avenue, where participants will surround the campus, symbolically protecting undocumented students from federal raids. City College has declared itself a "Sanctuary campus." The rally is the first event in a campaign to actively defy harsh federal efforts to deport undocumented residents. The Coalition to Resist Deportation is a coalition of CCNY faculty, students and staff. They plan to work closely with other campuses in New York and around the U.S.

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March 01, 2017

CCNY panel discussion advocates for immigrant and Muslim rights

A panel discussion by experts on immigrant and Muslim rights. Topics include current and forthcoming laws and policies on immigration; DACA; the protection of immigrant rights; navigating ICE; the Muslim registry/ban; available resources and services; NYC as a sanctuary city, and City College as a safe space for immigrant students.

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December 14, 2016

City College Rallies in Support of Immigrant Students

City College Interim President calls for pro-immigration demonstration. Open mic for members of the CCNY community to voice their support for students, particularly those with reason to fear a shift in immigration policy or practice.

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December 06, 2016

CCNY’s CWE presents an update on the resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline

Jaskiran Dhillon, assistant professor of global studies and anthropology at The New School and member of the New York Stands with Standing Rock Collective, will give an update about the resistance to DAPL at Standing Rock and its connection to indigenous resurgence and resistance to U.S. settler colonialism.

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October 31, 2016

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter speaks at CCNY, announces next link to “Force of the Future”

Ashton Carter, U.S. Secretary of Defense, is visiting The City College of New York to address CCNY students and ROTC cadets. He will announce the next link to “The Force of the Future.

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October 12, 2016

U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz tours CCNY biofuels project

Ernest Moniz, U.S. Secretary of Energy in the Obama administration, is visiting The City College of New York’s ARPA-E project on biofuels. Housed in the CUNY Energy Institute at CCNY, the project has developed a highly efficient zinc-manganese rechargeable battery. It is funded by the Energy Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA-E).

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