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2015

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Sophie Davis medical students experience hospital life

Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education students in their fifth year rotation at St. Barnabas Hospital reflect the racial, geographical and aspirational diversity of City College of New York and of New York City. Baho Sidiqi was born in Mazar Sharif, Afghanistan, grew up in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, and moved to Queens with his family when he was eight. After graduation from Benjamin N. Cardozo High School, he moved to Hicksville. He hopes to become a doctor while also being involved in teaching and the policy aspect of medicine. Read More »

SAVE THE DATE: “Una Vida, Dos Países” premieres at CCNY March 24

Associate Professor Tatyana Kleyn, who directs the School of Education’s Programs in Bilingual Education and TESOL, will premiere her documentary film, “Una Vida, Dos Países [One Life, Two Countries],” at the City College of New York on Thursday, March 24 at 6 p.m. Read More »
CCNY President Lisa Coico

Weill Cornell presents alumnae award to President Coico

Lisa S. Coico, Ph.D., president of The City College of New York, is the recipient of the 2016 Graduate School Distinguished Alumnus Award from Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to biomedical research and education. It will be presented in May. Read More »

MFA program gives filmmakers a head start on their careers

American film schools graduate about 50,000 students a year – for an industry that may offer as few as 2,000 studio jobs a year. But aspiring filmmakers wishing to get a foothold in a new career need not despair, says Andrea Weiss, professor of film and co-director of the MFA Program in Film at the City College of New York. “Focusing on independent filmmaking, the MFA Program in Film at CCNY can help students to find their passion and their voice as filmmakers, and impart the skills and craft to realize their vision,” she says. Read More »
Zahn 2016 student competitions

CCNY Students vie for $150K in Zahn venture prizes

 A smart walker for seniors and an educational tool to help develop STEM skills are some of the creative venture ideas in The City College of New York’s 2016 Zahn Innovation Center Entrepreneurship competition. Twenty-eight City College student teams are in the competition that offers $149,000 in prize money. Read More »

City College Fund honors New Era Scholars

Three City College of New York students -- freshman Gabrielle Cintron from Townsend Harris High School, freshman Kimberly Harris from Midwood High School and senior Raluca Soltoianu from Forest Hills High School -- are among the 101 New Era Scholars for the 2015-16 academic year. They spoke at a luncheon honoring their achievements on Dec. 10. Read More »

The Lion King Jr. is ready to roar

After three months of arduous preparation, PS 161 presents its community performance of The Lion King Jr. on Thursday, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. Read More »

Students win Gilman Scholarships

Three more City College of New York students earned Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships for the spring 2016 semester, bringing to 10 the number of CCNY recipients this year. Hannah McIntyre, Saffia Rahimtoola and Katiuska Roumenov are the latest CCNY Gilman Scholars. The Scholarship is awarded to high achieving undergraduates who receive Federal Pell Grant funding and wish to study or intern abroad. Read More »

National Pathways to Innovation Program selects CCNY team

A team of faculty and administrators from the City College of New York is one of 14 from U.S. higher education institutions chosen by the National Science Foundation-funded National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation to join the Pathways to Innovation Program. Read More »

Art students win Connor Awards

The City College of New York’s Art Department bestows its Therese Ralston McCabe Connor Awards to CUNY students in the fields of studio art, art history and art education. Students receive tuition support, and are recognized for their outstanding achievement in research and projects as part of their coursework. This year’s winners are: Studio Art, Graduate First Place: Sarah Cameron Sunde (DIAP MFA, 2016)Second Place: Zoe Berger (DIAP MFA, 2016)3rd Place, Michael Capobianco (Art MFA, 2017) Read More »

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