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PS 161 students rehearsing for High School Musical Jr.

Educational theatre program presents “High School Musical Jr.” on Dec. 14

The Graduate Program in Educational Theatre at The City College of New York is collaborating with PS 161 for a presentation of Disney’s “High School Musical Jr.” This is the eighth collaboration with the Harlem-based school. The students of PS 161’s drama club have been working under the direction of Wendy Rojas, drama teacher and CCNY education theatre alumna, and candidates in The Graduate Program in Educational Theatre. Read More »
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Film major, black belt, Tomás Greer fights for CCNY & USA

While his classmates in The City College of New York’s MFA in filmmaking program wrap up another semester of exciting projects, Tomás Greer is bracing for an action-packed December in Asia with a martial arts setting. A first degree black belt, Greer, 23, is representing the United States and USA Karate at the World Karate Federation’s Shanghai Open in China. The competition runs through December 9. Read More »
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Grove School duo wins Thornton Tomasetti engineering scholarships

Grove School of Engineering seniors Abraham “Avi” Rubel and Xinbin Xu are the recipients of scholarships from international engineering firm Thornton Tomasetti. The awards were established by the Manhattan-based company in memory of former executives and City College of New York alumni Lee Petrella ’80, and Daniel A. Cuoco ’67. 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 »
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U.S. News & World Report ranks CCNY among top schools globally

In its fifth annual rankings of the Best Global Universities, U.S. News & World Report places The City College of New York in the top half of the world’s 1,372 elite institutions from 75 countries.  City College is ranked #669, tied with New Mexico State University at Las Cruces.  Read More »
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“Zincotron” shines for CCNY at international Chem-E-Car Finals

City College of New York’s student-designed “Zincotron” scored a double at AIChE's annual Chem-E-Car Competition®, taking third place against foreign and domestic opposition, and winning the Spirit of Competition Award for the fourth year running. Forty teams competed in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers finals at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in, Pittsburgh, Pa. Read More »

THREE-PEAT! CCNY Men's Cross Country Wins Third Straight CUNYAC Championship

The CCNY men's cross country team became the third team in CUNYAC Conference history to complete a three-peat at the men's cross country championships, capturing their fourth CUNYAC crown by a 42-point margin over the field. "He knew the pressure was on him to come out and perform," CCNY Head Coach Demetrius Murray commented about Padilla's performance. "To take the challenge, go out there and do what he needed to do, he ran really well. That's a testament to the program itself." Read More »
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CCNY’s eight Clinton Fellows tackle education at Clinton Global Initiative

This year’s Clinton Global Initiative University meeting at the University of Chicago, Oct. Read More »
Saam Malik Hassan

Ad/PR student wins national travel scholarship

Saam Malik Hassan, senior in the Ad/PR Program at The City College of New York, is the winner of The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations award. The center awards five students nationally $7,500 in travel scholarships to help further their professional development in areas of public relations leadership, mentorship and diversity and inclusion. Each scholarship provides students with the opportunity to attend two events sponsored by the Center: Read More »
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CCNY makes Princeton Review’s Best Colleges list for seventh year

For the seventh consecutive year, The City College of New York is listed among the top institutions in the nation by The Princeton Review®.  CCNY features in the Review’s 2019 “The Best 384 Colleges” guide (Penguin Random House / Princeton Review Books, $24.99, Aug. 7, 2018) available today. Read More »

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