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Sternberg lecture discusses student success and new American university

Sternberg Family Lecture speakers Lacey H Leegwater and William F. L. Moses
Sternberg Family Lecture speakers Lacey H Leegwater and William F. L. Moses.

The fifth annual Sternberg Family Lecture in Public Scholarship at The City College of New York on Tuesday, September 25, presents a discussion by two experts entitled “Student Success and the New American University: Shifting Needs, Changing Strategies." The lecture is in conversation with President Vince Boudreau and hosted by the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership.

The speakers are:

  • William F. L. Moses, managing director for The Kresge Foundation’s Education Program, which supports postsecondary access and success for low-income, first-generation and underrepresented students;
  • Lacey H Leegwater, M.Ed., senior advisor at the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP). In this role, she oversees new project development and contributes to the strategic positioning and future directions of IHEP’s research and operational efforts. 

The lecture is free and open to the public, and it starts at 4:30 p.m. in Shepard Hall, Room 350. Please click here to RSVP.

About The City College of New York 

Since 1847, The City College of New York has provided a high quality and affordable education to generations of New Yorkers in a wide variety of disciplines. Today The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks CCNY #2 among public colleges with the greatest success in ensuring the social mobility of our student body; at the same time the Center for world University Rankings places it in the top 1.2% of universities worldwide in terms of academic excellence. More than 16,000 students pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in eight professional schools and divisions, driven by significant funded research, creativity and scholarship. CCNY is as diverse, dynamic and visionary as New York City itself.  View CCNY Media Kit.


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