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Chayanne Marcano

Colin Powell School’s Chayanne Marcano wins Smithsonian award

Chayanne Marcano, an anthropology major in The City College of New York’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, is spending this summer at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. after her latest honor. The junior is the recipient of a research internship at the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum. Read More »
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CCNY Black Studies undergrads win Mellon Mays fellowships

Two City College of New York students, Victoria Juste and Timothy McGhee, have been awarded two-year Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowships by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The MMUF program is designed to encourage the most talented students from groups traditionally underrepresented in graduate education to enter PhD programs and to pursue careers in research and college teaching. Read More »
Emily Costa Watson Fellow

Sophomore, Macaulay Honors freshman, receive Watson Fellowships

Sophomore Emily Costa and freshman Jaclyn Williams, the latter from the Macaulay Honors College at The City College of New York, are this year’s Jeannette K. Watson Fellows at CCNY. Created in 1999, the Watson Fellowship program provides summer internships, professional development opportunities and mentoring for outstanding undergraduate students from select New York City colleges and universities. It is supported by the Thomas J. Watson Foundation. Read More »
CCNY 2016 Model UN team

Colin Powell School students ace Model UN conference

Maintaining its tradition of excellence at the annual international event, The City College of New York won the Distinguished Delegation Award at the 2016 National Model United Nations (NMUN) Conference in Manhattan. City College’s 16-member undergraduate team received the award from the National Collegiate College Association for its outstanding work representing Ghana during deliberations in assigned committees. Read More »
Ramona Hernandez

Sternberg lecture discusses challenges of disconnected Latino youth

The third annual Sternberg Family Lecture at The City College of New York on Wednesday, March 30, presents a discussion by three experts entitled “A disrupted Foundation: Employment, School Retention, and Social Ties among Disconnected Latino Youth." Hosted by the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, the lecture starts at 4:30 p.m. in City College’s Great Hall. The speakers are: Read More »
Maja Horn, women's history month speaker at cwe march 21_2015

Celebrating Women’s History Month at City College

Female empowerment, networking and book discussions highlight The City College of New York’s 2016 Women’s History Month observance. The schedule of events is as follows:   Tuesday, March 1, Women’s History Month Kickoff. Guest speakers, networking and a free WHM appreciation lunch. 12 – 2 p.m., North Academic Center (NAC) ballroom. Read More »
Colin Powell School graduates at CCNY

CCNY’s Colin Powell School and CUNY Law launch joint degree

New program will enhance training of lawyers entering field The CUNY Board of Trustees has approved a new dual-degree program between The City College of New York’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership and the CUNY School of Law that will lead to a masters in international relations and a JD in law. The proposal is pending approval by the New York State Department of Education. Read More »

Foreign Fulbright students pursue CCNY degrees

City College's fall semester intake includes Ukrainian journalist, activist and art lover Asia Bazdyrieva. Read More »

Colin Powell School hosts Mexican graduates in new partnership

Eleven Mayan women have started a month-long leadership training course in the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at The City College of New York. All college graduates, they are the first cohort in a new exchange program between the Colin Powell School and Mexico’s Yucatan State. Read More »