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Vanessa K. Valdés leads CCNY Black Studies Program

Literature professor, author and editor Vanessa K. Valdés is the new director of The City College of New York’s Black Studies Program.  Announcing her appointment, City College President Vincent Boudreau said: “Dr. Valdés comes to this position after years of teaching in and working with the program, and I am powerfully confident that her vision and commitment to education in this area will stand the program in good stead for years to come. Read More »
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Carnegie classifies CCNY "high research doctoral university"

In the latest distinction for the institution, The City College of New York is now classified in the “Doctoral Universities: High Research” category by The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education ®. The Carnegie Classification has been the leading framework for recognizing and describing institutional diversity in U.S. higher education for the past four and a half decades. Read More »
Dee Dee Mozeleski named Executive Director of Combined Foundations at City College

Dee Dee Mozeleski named Executive Director of Combined Foundations at The City College of New York

City College President Vince Boudreau has asked Dee Dee Mozeleski to continue in her role as Executive Director of the Combined Foundations at CCNY on a permanent basis. Read More »
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CCNY early childhood education degree ranks high nationally

The City College of New York’s early childhood education bachelor’s program is ranked in the top three percent nationally in the Bachelor’s Degree Center’s latest rankings.  The degree is jointly offered by CCNY’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education and the School of Education. Read More »
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ACI bestows national award on CCNY engineer Ardavan Yazdanbakhsh

A focus of civil engineer Ardavan Yazdanbakhsh’s research at The City College of New York is the development of sustainable concrete -- key to modern construction. His research on concrete sustainability and his expertise in sharing his knowledge with middle school and college students in Harlem has earned him the American Concrete Institute’s Walter P. Moore, Jr. Faculty Achievement Award. Read More »
MLK Day of Service 2019

Volunteering for MLK Day of Service on January 19

This year, students from The City College of New York are volunteering on Saturday, January 19 for the annual MLK Day of Service in partnership with the Division of Student Life and Leadership Development and Student Leadership & Campus Life at Guttman Community College. Students dedicate the day to doing acts of service. Read More »
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Noted physicist Tony Liss is City College of New York Provost

Dr. Tony Liss, an internationally known physicist with research experience at the world’s highest energy accelerators, is The City College of New York’s new provost, CCNY President Vincent Boudreau announced. Liss had served as interim provost and senior vice president for academic affairs since March 2018. Read More »
Yaritza Holguin, MPA student and congressional intern

MPA student Yaritza Holguin's passion for social justice grows into a career of community service

Yaritza Holguin has a longstanding commitment to social justice and serving her community. As a student in the Master’s in Public Administration program (MPA) at CCNY, her passion has led her to build upon her grassroots experience and forge a career in social impact. Read More »
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Alfano book breaks down non-invasive optical spectroscopic methods

When it comes to the application of light and photonics technologies to the study of biological, biomedical and condensed matter systems, few have charted the path better than Robert R. Alfano, Distinguished Professor of Science and Engineering at The City College of New York. Read More »
The third cohort of University Innovation Fellows

Third cohort of CCNY students qualify for Stanford global fellowship program

The third cohort of City College of New York undergraduate students are named University Innovation Fellows by the Stanford d.school program. They are among 358 students from 96 higher education institutions in 16 countries that become agents of change by ensuring that their peers gain the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to compete in the economy of the future and make a positive impact on the world. Read More »