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CCNY's CUNY-Mellon Fellows

Nine CCNY faculty members named CUNY Mellon diversity fellows

Nine City College of New York professors are recipients of Mellon Faculty fellowships designed to increase diversity and the retention rate of CUNY faculty. They will participate in the new CUNY Mellon Faculty Diversity Career Enhancement Initiative funded by a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Launched by Chancellor James B. Milliken, the CUNY Mellon initiative offers research/writing seminars, mentoring sessions and professionalization workshops. Eighteen other faculty members from Brooklyn, Hunter and Queens colleges will take part in the program. Read More »
Tashrique Khandaker

City College undergrads lead development of chemical method

Credit goes to a team of chemistry and biochemistry students at The City College of New York for enabling the identification of a new chemical “deprotection” technique. Read More »
Marina Santos

CCNY architecture student Marina Santos wins AIA honor

Marina Santos of The City College of New York’s Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture is the winner of a 2016 American Institute of Architects New York State (AIANYS) Student Award.  The honor is for her project “Reach,” a design proposal for an art gallery at Brooklyn College. Read More »
Mikhal Dekel

CCNY’s Mikhal Dekel receives NEH faculty award

City College of New York English professor Mikhal Dekel, is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities faculty award for her book in progress “Tehran Children: On the Trail of WWII Refugees in Uzbekistan and Iran." Read More »
Team Ethix AdPR competition

CCNY AD/PR seniors shine in client pitch competition

Seniors from The City College of New York’s Advertising/PR Program excelled in The Ad/PR Workshop Client Pitch, where three teams pitched their integrated marketing campaigns on behalf of The City College Fund, a non-profit fundraising organization established in 1946 to support CCNY. Team Ethix won for their “City Moments Campaign.” Read More »
CCNY Students_Study Abroad

13 India-bound on inaugural CCNY study abroad program

Thirteen students, a mix of undergraduates, graduate and Phd candidates from three institutions, make up the first cohort of participants in the new City College of New York-India Study Abroad program starting on January 1 in New Delhi. Ten of the group are from City College, two from The Graduate Center, CUNY; and one from Lehman College. Read More »
Emily Raboteau

Emily Raboteau receives elite writing fellowship

Emily Raboteau, the American Book Award-winning author and Professor of English in The City College of New York’s MFA Program in Creative Writing, is the recipient of a writing residency fellowship from the Lannan Foundation. Read More »
Gilman Winter Scholars 2017

Four Gilman scholars journey overseas for winter session

Four City College of New York students are traveling to Asia and Europe this winter 2017 semester on Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships.  The quartet are recipients of the competitive national scholarships that provide support for overseas travel and research. Read More »
Beatuy and the Beast-PS 161

Educational theatre program presents Beauty and the Beast, Jr.

The City College of New York’s Graduate Program in Educational Theatre is collaborating with PS 161 for a presentation of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr. This is the sixth co-production with the Harlem-based school. Read More »
2016 CCNY ABRCMS

Six CCNY students win national recognition for biomedical research

Six City College of New York participants were winners at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students in Tampa, Fla. Each received awards in the poster presentation category. The students and their topics are: Read More »

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