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Colin Powell School's Lesia Ruglass,Robert Melara and Teresa Lopez-Castro.

New $1.7M NIH grant extends successful CCNY program for racial/ethnic minority scientists

First launched in 2013, the Translational Research Training in Addictions for Racial/Ethnic Minorities (TRACC) program at The City College of New York and Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) set about increasing the number of scientists from underrepresented racial/ethnic minority groups conducting translational studies in addiction research. Seven years later, a $1,672,150 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is extending TRACC for another five years. It brings to more than $3 million NIH funding for the innovative and interdisciplinary research training and mentoring
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Sean Apparicio, Naajidah Correll and Cassie Nordgren are three of the four recipients of the 2020 Sydney and Helen Jacoff Scholarships.

Class of 2020 students receive Sydney and Helen Jacoff Scholarships

Four students from The City College of New York’s Class of 2020 are recipients of Sydney and Helen Jacoff Scholarships from the Division of Humanities and the Arts. The $10,000 award, from alumnus Sydney Jacoff, helps CCNY students in their pursuit of master’s and doctoral degrees in humanities and arts. The CCNY recipients and their master’s or doctoral degrees are: Sean Apparicio, a philosophy major, will pursue an M.A. Program in Philosophy at The Graduate Center, CUNY. After completing his master’s degree, he will pursue a Ph.D. in philosophy and become a professor and activist scholar
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2020 CCNY Grad Mathiu Perez Rodriguez is NIAID Fellow

2020 CCNY Great Grad Mathiu Perez Rodriguez is NIAID Fellow

The recipient of several top national awards in three stellar years at The City College of New York, Mathiu Perez Rodriguez from the Class of 2020 is leaving his alma mater with one of the biggest research awards in the country, a National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Fellowship. Perez Rodriguez enters the highly competitive program this summer for one year before heading to medical school. The program promotes biomedical research training in allergic, immunologic, or infectious diseases. Fellows are talented senior-level undergraduate students, who have recently
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Andrew Wooten is CCNY's first ever senior director of innovation management and business development

CCNY names Andrew Wooten first innovation management and business development executive

The City College of New York has named Andrew Wooten as its first-ever senior director of innovation management and business development. In his new position, Wooten will be responsible for leading development and execution of CCNY’s strategy to maximize the commercial success of innovations developed with CCNY, CUNY and Foundation for City College resources. He reports to Dee Dee Mozeleski, the executive director of CCNY’s Office of Institutional Advancement and Communications. “Andrew will play a vital role in identifying where the college can make the most significant impact in the area of
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CCNY School of Education produces top earners nationally, according to GradReports rankings

An important contributor to The City College of New York's #1 national ranking for social mobility, CCNY’s School of Education (SOE) is earning additional recognition for its programs. In its 2020 rankings of Best Colleges for Earning Potential, GradReports places both SOE’s Special Education and Educational Leadership graduate offerings in the top 10 in the United States. Out of the best 24 colleges that offer a master’s degree in special education -- based on median salary one year after graduation -- CCNY is #6. This is based on SOE alumni earning a median salary of $64,000 once they leave
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The LAGRANT Foundation scholarships are BIC students: Paul Bernabe, Dimandja Utshudi and Ayush Kumar.

Three BIC students win The LAGRANT Foundation Scholarship

Paul Bernabe, Dimandja Utshudi, and Ayush Kumar, from The City College of New York’s Master of Professional Studies in Branding + Integrated Communications (BIC) program, are recipients of scholarships from The LAGRANT Foundation. They are among 26 graduate students nationwide to receive a TLF scholarship whose winners share the foundation's mission of increasing ethnic diversity in the advertising, marketing and public relations industries. The trio will each receive $3,750 and join an impressive list of students from institutions such as Rice University, Georgetown, UCLA, Northwestern and
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Ethan Victor Bendau, 2020 NSF Graduate Research Fellow

Recent CCNY alum Ethan Bendau earns NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Ethan V. Bendau, a 2018 magna cum laude graduate of The City College of New York, is the recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. The award recognizes and supports exceptional students who have proposed graduate-level research projects in their fields. Selection is through a national competition. Fellows receive an annual stipend of $34,000 and $12,000 cost-of-education allowance for graduate study that leads to a research-based master's or doctoral degree in science or engineering. Bendau, who earned a B.S. in physics with Research Honors from City
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Avery Maillet Earns All-America Honors In Two Events

Avery Maillet Earns All-America Honors In Two Events

City College of New York women's track & field star Avery Maillet (New York, N.Y.) has been named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-America Team for the 2020 indoor season. She was honored in the 200 meters and long jump. Maillet qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships in both events. Read Full Article
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Ruth Stark and Mark Steinberg, CCNY chemistry and biochemistry Profs

$3 million NIH grant boosts CCNY minority PhD output

In a massive boost to its development of minority PhD students in biomedical disciplines, The City College of New York is the recipient of a new five-year $2,966,693 training grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The award goes to 30 faculty members in four City College schools, led by CUNY Distinguished Professor Ruth E. Stark and Professor Mark Steinberg (chemistry & biochemistry). It builds on the success of the NIH’s longstanding Research Initiative for Student Enhancement (RISE) program at CCNY. Fourteen trainees each year, all from underrepresented (UR) groups, will benefit
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CCNY Education Professor Terri Watson

UB taps CCNY’s Terri Watson as Distinguished Visiting Scholar

Terri N. Watson, associate professor in The City College of New York’s School of Education, is one of several exceptional academics named to the University at Buffalo’s Center for Diversity Innovation as a Distinguished Visiting Scholar for the 2020-2021 academic year. Established with a $1 million annual commitment from UB, the Distinguished Visiting Scholars program is one of the largest and most comprehensive diversity-themed visiting faculty program in the United States. The new program will launch as the university finalizes plans for the fall semester in response to the evolving
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