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City College students and their Hungarian counterparts with Hillary Brown and Charles Vörösmarty in Kőszeg.

CCNY faculty, students research, promote sustainability​ in Hungary & Senegal

The City College of New York faculty and students recently applied their academic expertise internationally, traveling to and conducting research in Hungary and Senegal. Read More »
CCNY alumni Ashley Stein (left) and Akasha Solis (right) celebrate their recognition with Nathan Baker, AMC NY/No-J Chapter Chair

Appalachian Mountain Club honors Akasha Solis & Ashley Stein

At The City College of New York, you can study architecture, engineering, the sciences and many other disciplines from world class faculty. And from the students, you can learn about conservation and preserving the great outdoors. Revived by Akasha Solis and Ashley Stein three years ago, CCNY’s student-led Outdoors Club is helping train a new generation of young conservationists in tandem with its principle partner the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC).  The students in turn share their knowledge with their peers. Read More »
Yaritza Holguin, MPA student and congressional intern

MPA student Yaritza Holguin's passion for social justice grows into a career of community service

Yaritza Holguin has a longstanding commitment to social justice and serving her community. As a student in the Master’s in Public Administration program (MPA) at CCNY, her passion has led her to build upon her grassroots experience and forge a career in social impact. Read More »
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New CCNY Mellon Mays Fellows embark on doctoral path

Fiorella Garrido-Lecca spent part of the summer in her native Peru researching gender-based violence and how women resist it. At UCLA, her fellow City College of New York sociology major in the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, Abraham Arriaga, explored the phenomenon of pet ownership by a subgroup of the homeless population. Read More »

CCNY-based CUNY DSI fights gentrification in NYC

The latest study by the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute at The City College of New York on the effects of gentrification proposes new public policies to stop the displacement of Dominicans and other working class groups in Washington Heights and Inwood.  Read More »
Irina Carlota (Lotti) Silber

More accolades for CCNY authors, Irina Silber & Hidetaka Hirota

Anthropologist Irina Carlota (Lotti) Silber of The City College of New York’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership is the El Salvador-based UCA Editores’ “Author of the Month." The accolade is for the recent publication of the Spanish-language edition of her award-winning book “Ev Read More »
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Salzburg spring touches Colin Powell School junior Ranin Ali

There was a time when springtime was associated with revolutions abroad, particularly in the political sphere. For Ranin M. Ali, a junior in the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at The City College of New York, the impact seems personal after her own spring experience in Salzburg, Austria, with a Dutch Holocaust survivor and contemporary of Anne Frank. Read More »
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Fulbright awards for Colin Powell School’s Claire Lynch, Etienne Forbes

Claire Lynch and Etienne Forbes, cohorts in The City College of New York’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, are headed to Europe this fall on Fulbright awards. The two graduating seniors join a select group of 2018-2019 winners nationally in the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Read More »
Amelia Smyth 2018 Watson Fellow

Colin Powell School double major Amelia Smyth wins Watson fellowship

Amelia J. Smyth, a sophomore in The City College of New York’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, is a 2018 Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship winner. Created in 1999, the program provides outstanding undergraduates from 12 New York City colleges with three years of personal, professional and cultural immersions in the United States and abroad. It is supported by the Thomas J. Watson Foundation. Read More »
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Another accolade for CCNY’s Model UN team

Representing Norway in an unprecedented 10 simulated UN committees, The City College of New York’s 12-member delegation earned an Honorable Mention at the 2018 National Model United Nations (NMUN) Conference in Manhattan. More than 5,000 university students from some 215 schools around the world participated in the competition, discussing current global issues in a real world context. Read More »


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