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Nicole Sealey

CCNY visiting poet Nicole Sealey wins Hodder Fellowship

Award-winning poet and author Nicole Sealey is adding another accolade to her numerous honors. The Doris Lippman Visiting Poet in The City College of New York’s MFA in Creative Writing Program is one of five winners internationally of 2019-2020 Hodder fellowships. Read More »
Laurie Woodard

Historian Laurie Woodard is CCNY’s latest NEH award winner

City College of New York historian Laurie Woodard is the recipient of a 2018 National Endowment for the Humanities faculty award for her book project on famed actress and civil rights activist Fredi Washington’s role in the Harlem Renaissance. Read More »
Mark Shattuck_Computational Model Research

CCNY-Yale researchers make shape shifting cell breakthrough

A new computational model developed by researchers from The City College of New York and Yale gives a clearer picture of the structure and mechanics of soft, shape-changing cells that could provide a better understanding of cancerous tumor growth, wound healing, and embryonic development. Read More »
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 »
Chinua Achebe

African classic “Things Fall Apart” turns 60, CCNY & Achebes celebrate

Former SA Pres. Kgalema Motlanthe to deliver Achebe lecture Read More »
CCNY Mini-Medical School talk to address opioid crisis

CCNY’s Mini-Medical School talk highlights the opioid crisis

According to data from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, in 2017 alone, 1,487 New Yorkers died from unintentional drug overdose. Read More »
Tomas Greer

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 »
Joseph Barba is a professor of electrical engineering at the Grove School of Engineering.

Grove School researchers receive $1.5M grant to build social media platform for STEM students

Joseph Barba, professor of electrical engineering at the Grove School of Engineering, is advancing the aims of the Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program by building a social media platform designed specifically for students entering, continuing, or transferring into STEM majors at The City College of New York. Read More »
arthur-alfonso-schomburg

CCNY-Schomburg partnership a boon for undergraduate researchers

For decades, City College of New York student researchers have trekked down Hamilton Heights to the famed Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture on 135th St. and Malcolm X Blvd. in search of knowledge.  Now it’s about to get better for students of global black history. A new collaboration between City College and the Schomburg, a research division of The New York Public Library, will help undergraduates hone their   research skills and enrich their access to this treasure trove of more than 11 million items. Read More »
A Christmas Carol in Harlem 2018

“A Christmas Carol in Harlem” at CCNY, Nov. 27-Dec. 8

The Classical Theatre of Harlem and the City College Center for the Arts present “A Christmas Carol in Harlem,” a reimagining of the Charles Dickens’ classic in present day Harlem. The performance—Tuesday, Nov. 27-Dec. 8–takes place in The City College of New York’s Aaron Davis Hall. Read More »

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