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Gilman 2018 Summer Scholars

Senior Ana Guerrero, 53, and four others win Gilman scholarships

Ana Guerrero, an Ecuadorian immigrant who at age 53 proudly proclaims herself a role model for her three children, is one of five City College of New York students headed to Africa and Europe on Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships.  The competitive national award provides support for overseas travel and research. Read More »
AVR4ASD team members (Rafael Li Chen and Xinyu Xiong

CCNY students CREATE new ways to eliminate workplace barriers for people with disabilities

According to the NY Department of Labor, New York's current unemployment rate continues to hover below 5 percent. But for New York residents with disabilities the rate is a staggering 70 percent –  partly due to the challenges they face in the average workplace. Read More »
Commencement 2018 Stellar Grads

172nd CCNY Commencement salutes Class of 2018

At age 55, John Kopyta, a soft-spoken 6-foot-four former Marine, can proudly claim another battle. He graduates from The City College of New York on June 1 with a 4.00 GPA, more than 30 years after leaving the University of South Florida as a sophomore and later overcoming homelessness. Read More »
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Summer in China, Jordan for two CCNY language scholarship winners

 Amman, Jordan, and Changchun, China, are the summer destinations for City College of New York’s Critical Language Scholarship recipients Atsuko Sakurai and Libby Ho. The competitive national award will take Sakurai, a sophomore majoring in computer engineering, to the Jordan Language Academy in the Jordanian capital. She’ll spend eight weeks there studying Arabic, her minor. Read More »
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CCNY’s Anan Kazi and Kevin Gonzalez earn Salk Scholarships

Anan Kazi and Kevin Gonzalez, two members of The City College of New York’s Class of 2018, are recipients of Jonas E. Salk Scholarships awarded by The City University of New York. The scholarships recognize exceptional students who plan careers in medicine and the biological sciences. As Salk Scholars, Kazi, from Macaulay Honors College at CCNY, and Gonzalez will each receive a stipend of $8,000 to be allocated over three or four years of medical studies. Read More »
Concrete Canoe CCNY team

CCNY students go the distance in Concrete Canoe

Engineering students are used to solving tough problems. But building a canoe made of concrete that’s capable of winning a race – that’s quite an accomplishment! On May 7, a team of Grove School of Engineering students made The City College of New York proud by finishing first in the Men’s Sprint, second in the Women’s Sprint, and by taking third place overall in the 2018 Concrete Canoe Metropolitan Conference Competition. The team also won first place for their report paper. Read More »
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Moxie Foundation gift invests in the spirit of creativity and change at CCNY

The City College of New York is pleased to announce a major gift from the Moxie Foundation that will strengthen the College’s capacity to prepare students for creative problem solving in the 21st century.  The $2.73 Million gift will launch the Moxie Initiative, designed to support outside of the box thinking, experiential learning, and academic innovation throughout every discipline at the College. The gift’s vision is that every student in every major will realize her or his capability to create significant, positive change in the world. Read More »
BIC students receive The LAGRANT Foundation scholarships: (l. to r.) Kelvin Morales, Amera Lulu, Rebecca Rivera, Jenifer Cuffari, and LaToya Heron

BIC students recognized with record number of scholarships from The LAGRANT Foundation

An unprecedented five students from The City College of New York’s Branding and Integrated Communications (BIC) master’s degree program have received highly competitive The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) scholarships, awarded to students who share the foundation’s mission of increasing ethnic diversity in the advertising, marketing, and public relations industries. Read More »
Phillip Birch and Pilar Newton

CCNY faculty and student to learn how Pixar works its magic

Pixar is known the world over for its crowd pleasing animated films like Coco, Finding Nemo, and Toy Story. While the company’s movies are beloved, they’re also studied by students and teachers who carefully dissect the company’s innovative animation techniques and character development methods.  Read More »
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Senior Emmanuel Dwomoh earns CCNY its fourth Fulbright this spring

Graduating senior Emmanuel Dwomoh is The City College of New York’s fourth Fulbright award recipient this spring. The biology honors student leaves CCNY on June 1 with a year-long research grant to study the high prevalence of esophageal cancer in Uganda. A naturalized U.S. citizen born in Ghana, Dwomoh’s winning Fulbright proposal takes him back to Mbarara in southwest Uganda where he spent summer 2017 working on a malaria project.  Mbarara is also the epicenter for esophageal cancer in that nation. Read More »

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