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Event at CCNY to Help Soldiers Become Students

The armed services often send recruiters to college campuses to interest students in joining the military. Now, The City College of New York (CCNY) is inviting soldiers onto its campus to interest them in becoming students. Read More »

CCNY Jazz Maestro John Patitucci Nominated For 4th Grammy

CCNY Professor of Music John Patitucci, a three-time Grammy winner, received a 2009 nomination in the Best Jazz Instrumental Album category for his 13th album, “Remembrance.” The winners will be announced at the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards, January 31, 2010, in Los Angeles. Read More »

Teens' Mural Brings Pride Beauty to Harlem Neighborhood

Effort Part of CCNY Project to Reduce High School Dropout Rate Over a seven-week period last summer, a small group of local teens transformed a nondescript Chinese food takeout shop in Central Harlem into a source of pride and beauty for their community.  The effort, which resulted in an 8’ x 15’ mural with Chinese motifs painted on the storefront, was a pilot project for the Harlem Youth Project, a City College of New York (CCNY) initiative supported by UNICEF to create a child and youth-friendly neighborhood. Read More »

Sophie Davis PA Students Win Medical Jeopardy Championship

Miguel Santiago, Ifeanyi Nwobi and Patricia Nelson, students in the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education Physician Assistant program, along with trainer David Lau, have won the  New York State Medical Jeopardy Championship.  A trophy for winning was presented to the team by the New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA) at a December 4 reception on The City College campus. Read More »

CCNY Team Pursues Green Power From Piezoelectrics

Piezoelectric materials are crystalline substances that produce tiny amounts of electricity when subjected to pressure. They are commonly used to ignite gas stoves and outdoor grills. A team of mechanical engineers in The Grove School of Engineering at The City College of New York (CCNY) has developed a method for using these materials to generate green auxiliary power for automobiles and other vehicles. Read More »

CCNY Philosopher Sees 'Great Awakening' in Middle East

Western media often portray Middle Eastern societies as rigid and resistant to change.  However, Dr. Lou Marinoff, CCNY Professor and Chair of Philosophy sees a “great awakening” taking place in that part of the world. Read More »

CCNY Professor Foresees Rising Antarctic Snowmelt

Marco Tedesco Says Record Low Resulted From Simultaneous Positive Phases for Two Climate Drivers Read More »

CCNY, One Club Film Event December 1 To Promote Diversity In Advertising

The advertising profession is challenged to achieve a level of diversity that reflects the demographics of New York.  The City College of New York (CCNY) Media & Communication Arts Department and The One Club are teaming to hold a special event that looks to address this, especially on the creative side. Read More »

CCNY Plans Public Art Exhibit in St. Nicholas Park

As a predecessor to the creation of a public art exhibit in St. Nicholas Park next spring, The City College of New York (CCNY) hosts a reception and panel discussion on public art and its impact on New York City 4 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, December 1. Read More »

CCNY Student Engineers Discuss Water Projects At U.N.

Since 2005, the City College chapter of Engineers Without Borders (CCNY-EWB) has been working to bring fresh water to small villages in rural Honduras.  Earlier this month, chapter leaders Svetlana Fisher and Joanna Bonfiglio gave a presentation on their efforts to a panel on water issues held at the United Nations as part of Rotary International Day.  Later that day, CCNY-EWB was feted at a fundraiser cocktail party held by Read More »

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