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Mason Starkweather award funds CCNY junior’s summer LGBTQIA study

Summer is taking on a significant new meaning for City College of New York junior Khenya Makena this year. As the 2019 Blanche Mason Starkweather award recipient, the electronic design and multimedia major is spending the holiday on both east and west coasts engaged in humanistic research to benefit the LGBTQIA community. Read More »
Gilman scholars Rafael Arias and Jasmine Jones

Travel awaits six CCNY Gilman scholars

Six City College students have been selected for the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, a grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad, gaining skills critical to national security and economic competitiveness. Administered by the U.S. Department of State, the Gilman Scholarship program is open to U.S. citizen undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university. Read More »
John Lewis

U.S. Rep. John Lewis is CCNY Commencement speaker, May 31 Commencement honors for Edward Plotkin ’53

John Lewis, U.S. Representative (D-GA 5th), and a veteran Civil Rights leader, is the keynote speaker at The City College of New York’s 173rd Commencement Exercises on May 31. He will receive the honorary degree Doctor of Humane Letters. Read More »
Saxophonist Rich Perry

Saxophonist Rich Perry headlines CUNY jazz fest at CCNY

The 21st annual CUNY Jazz Festival, a gathering of bands and ensembles university-wide, takes place May 9-10 in Aaron Davis Hall Theatre B at The City College of New York. Tenor saxophonist Rich Perry, whose artistic voice is hailed by “Jazz Times” “as sophisticated and disciplined as post-modern jazz gets,” will be the guest artist. The festival is free and open to the public. Read More »
CCNY's Concrete Canoe club with Ringgold

CCNY concrete canoe club’s “Ringgold” a solid third

Going back more than two decades now, student engineers from The City College of New York have proven adept at helping debunk the common belief that concrete always sinks in water. CCNY’s third place overall finish at the 2019 Concrete Canoe Metropolitan regional competition at Cook's Pond in Denville, New Jersey, is another testimony. Debuting “Ringgold,” the latest concrete canoe to roll off the Grove School of Engineering assembly line, the CCNY team competed against 10 institutions. New York University took first place. Read More »
Mathiu Perez 2019 Goldwater Scholar

Junior Mathiu Perez Rodriguez wins Goldwater Scholarship

Mathiu Perez Rodriguez, a junior majoring in biochemistry in the Honors Program at The City College of New York, has been awarded a 2019 Barry Goldwater Scholarship.  The federally funded scholarship is America’s premiere award for undergraduates majoring in math, science and engineering. Its goal is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in these fields. Read More »
Darren Lin_Reaz Rahman_ACEC NY engineering scholarships

Grove School juniors win top NYS engineering scholarship

Two juniors in The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering are co-winners of this year’s American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC) scholarship for excellence. Darren Lin and Reaz Rahman will receive $7,500 each for their studies.  Read More »
CSTEP Winners 2019

CCNY students triumph at CSTEP Conference

Three students from The City College of New York’s CCAPP program took first place in their research categories at this year’s 27th Annual CSTEP Conference at upstate Bolton Landing. The Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program aims to increase the number of historically underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students pursuing careers in STEM-related fields. Read More »
Brianna Naizir Salk Scholar_2019

Brianna Naizir, Macaulay Honors grad at CCNY, is 2019 Salk Scholar

Brianna Naizir, a magna cum laude graduate of the Macaulay Honors Program at The City College of New York, is the recipient of a 2019 Jonas E. Salk Scholarship. Awarded by The City University of New York, the   scholarships recognize exceptional students who plan careers in medicine and the biological sciences. Read More »

Student-designed “Manganese Prime” qualifies for AIChE Chem-E-Car finals

Continuing the fine tradition of its predecessors, “Manganese Prime,” the latest chemically-powered shoebox sized-vehicle designed by City College of New York engineering students, is headed to AIChE's Chem-E-Car Competition® in Orlando, Florida, this fall. It placed fourth out of 22 entries at the AIChE Mid-Atlantic regionals at Penn State University to earn CCNY a seventh-consecutive trip to the finals against foreign and domestic competitors. Read More »


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