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3 CCNY Theatre Majors Headed to London for Summer

Three City College of New York theatre majors will spend this summer in an intensive eight-week program at the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art (LAMDA), supported by the City College Fund and t Read More »

Six from City College Receive Fulbright Awards

Note: This updates an earlier version of this news release posted May 2. Fulbright awards have been raining down on The City College of New York this spring as four professors, an undergraduate and a recent alumna have received grants from the program. Dr. Daniel DiSalvo, assistant professor of political science in the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, Dr. Andrea Weiss, professor of film and video, and Jessie Chaffee, a 2011 graduate of the MFA program in creative writing, are the latest awardees. Read More »

Jazz Great Steve Wilson Enhances CCNY Music Program

Steve Wilson is acclaimed as one of the finest saxophonists in the business. Read More »

Grove School Concrete Canoe Club Wins Regional Meet

Headed to National Championship June 19 – 21 in Pittsburgh The Grove School of Engineering’s Concrete Canoe Club took first place in the Metropolitan Conference concrete canoe competition, with their canoe “Goethals,” and will go on to compete for the national championship June 19 – 21 in Pittsburgh, PA. The finals of the regional event, consisting of five races, were held April 27 on Cook’s Pond in Denville, N.J. Read More »

16 City College Start-Ups Compete for $50,000 in Prizes

Sixteen City College start-up enterprises are competing for $50,000 in prizes at the Zahn Innovation Center’s Final Pitch Night. The event runs 3:30 – 8 p.m. Read More »

Pianist Kenny Werner Headlines 2014 CUNY Jazz Festival

World-class pianist Kenny Werner will be the guest artist for the 14th annual CUNY Jazz Festival, May 6 -7 in Aaron Davis Hall Theatre B at The City College of New York. The festival brings together on one stage performing ensembles from City College and other CUNY institutions – including Hunter College and Queens College. The event runs 12 noon – 10 p.m. both days and admission is free. Read More »

CCNY Names Class of ’14 Valedictorian & Salutatorian

Arielle Elmaleh-Sachs from The City College of New York'sSophie Davis School of Biomedical Education will be the Class of 2014 Valedictorian at CCNY's 168th Commencement Exercises, May 30 on the college campus. Read More »

Jazz Honor for CCNY, President Coico

First ‘Jazz and Community Leadership Award,’ to be given June 9, cites ‘outstanding service to Harlem community and support for jazz’ Read More »

DNA of 200 NYC Students Reveals a Microcosm of the World

National Geographic’s Genographic Project finds 130 distinct maternal lineages among participants in study led by City College of New York Read More »

Hostos, LaGuardia, CCNY Align Environmental Engineering

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for environmental engineers is expected to grow by 15 percent between 2012 and 2022; with demand for environmental engineering technicians expected to grow by 14 percent during the same period. This is faster than the average for all occupations. Hostos Associate Professor Nieves Angulo, who helped secure the grants for this initiative and is a co-PI, called the new environmental engineering program a pathway to equal educational opportunity. Read More »

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