Ross Gay_Poet

Ross Gay’s “The Book of Delights” is CCNY community read selection; author to address freshman convocation

The City College of New York’s annual “Community Read” project continues this fall for the third year with award-winning poet Ross Gay’s New York Times best-seller “The Book of Delights” the selection committee’s choice. And as part of the project, Gay will be the keynote speaker at CCNY’s 2022 Freshman Convocation, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 22, in The Great Hall, located in Shepard Hall. In addition to his virtual address, Gay will discuss essays in his book, which was a National Book Award Finalist and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, with the campus community
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Kevin H.Gardner_2023 Biophysica Society Award winner

CCNY Einstein Professor Kevin H. Gardner receives top Biophysical Society international award

Kevin H. Gardner, Einstein Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry in The City College of New York’s Division of Science, is the recipient of the Biophysical Society’s 2023 BPS Award for the Biophysics of Health and Disease. Gardner, who also heads the Structural Biology Initiative at the CCNY-based CUNY Advanced Science Research Center located on the CCNY campus, will be honored at the Society’s 67th Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, February 18-22, 2023. BPS’ Biophysics of Health and Disease Award honors significant contribution to understanding the fundamental cause or pathogenesis of
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Leadership for Democracy and Social Justice Announces Jennifer Disla and Chris Torres as First Co-Executive Directors

Leadership for Democracy and Social Justice, a new CUNY Institute, is proud to announce it has chosen its first Co-Executive Directors: Jennifer Disla and Chris Torres. The pair was selected after a months-long search to lead this national initiative, which will train and support a large cadre of strong, diverse, connected leaders who are capable of thinking across boundaries, developing imaginative new approaches to old problems, and managing and executing large-scale change. “At a time of unprecedented threats to democracy and intense backlash to social progress, we can think of no more
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Ice Hockey Equipment Day 2019

City College hosts Ice Hockey in Harlem Equipment Day, Sept. 20

Ice Hockey in Harlem’s (IHIH) all important Annual Equipment Day will be hosted by The City College of New York on Tuesday, Sept. 20, it was jointly announced by Nick Tagarelli, CCNY Class of 1975 and Hockey Alumni president, and Malik Garvin, IHIH program director. The event will be held in CCNY’s Nat Holman Gym from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Members of the youth teams will be able to pick-up their necessary equipment in preparation for the upcoming season as several IHIH teams will begin skating in October. “We set out stations of equipment and our volunteer coaches help get everyone what they need
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CUNY CREST _India Collaboration_2022

CUNY CREST, Bronx CC forge ties to aid Indian climate and sustainability efforts

The City College of New York-based CUNY Remote Sensing Earth System Institute (CUNY CREST) and Bronx Community College (BCC) are set for myriad collaborations with Indian academic institutions around STEM, remote sensing, climate change-related issues, sustainability, and related fields after signing a unique partnership. City College President Vincent Boudreau and his BCC counterpart Thomas A. Isekenegbe inked an agreement establishing the India Initiative of Research and Education Collaborations of the CUNY CREST Institute (IICCCI). New York City Mayor Eric Adams issued a Proclamation
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Rangel Initiative Tour

NY Governor Hochul, Labor Sec. Walsh, U.S. Rep. Espaillat hail new CCNY-based Rangel Workforce Initiative

New York Governor Kathy Hochul and U.S. Secretary of Labor Martin J. Walsh gave high marks to The City College of New York-based Rangel Infrastructure Workforce Development Initiative (RIWI) as it embarks on its first major project to address the lack of modern infrastructure jobs throughout New York City. Launched this spring with $1.5 million in federal funding, $1.5 million in state funding, and an initial lead award of $400,000 from CUNY, the initiative named for retired U.S. Representative Charles B. Rangel and designed to serve his old congressional district, is joining in the Second
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Florian Dirnberger_Vinod Menon_Magnetic Quasiparticle Creation

CCNY researchers create new magnetic quasiparticle

From The City College of New York’s Center for Discovery and Innovation and the Physics Department comes news of a new type of magnetic quasiparticle created by coupling light to a stack of ultrathin two-dimensional magnets. This achievement sprouting from a collaboration with the University of Texas at Austin lays the foundation for an emergent strategy to artificially design materials by ensuring their strong interaction with light. "Implementing our approach with magnetic materials is a promising path towards efficient magneto-optical effects,” said CCNY physicist Vinod M. Menon, whose
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U.S. News & World Report 2022-2023 Best Colleges rankings and is a top performer in social mobility at #12 with an overall #151 ranking out of 443 national universities.

CCNY shines in U.S. News & World Report 2022-2023 Best Colleges rankings

The City College of New York jumped in several categories today following the release of the U.S. News & World Report 2022-2023 Best Colleges rankings. CCNY is a top performer in social mobility (#12) and top public schools (#72) with an overall #151 ranking out of 443 national universities. The following is a list of CCNY’s rankings: #12 in Social Mobility - National Universities #72 Top Public Schools - National Universities (tie) #104 Best Undergraduate Engineering - Doctorate (tie) #151 overall in National Universities (tie) #158 Best Undergraduate Computer Science In addition, the college
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CCNY's 175th Anniversary Flag

Braven launches at The City College of New York

The City College of New York and Braven, a national nonprofit organization helping promising college students on a path to economic mobility, partnered for a college-to-career pipeline that will serve 3,750 students over the first five years. “Our collaboration with Braven is an important step in our efforts to elevate student success at CCNY. Proactive advising linked directly to career preparedness and internship work is clearly where higher education is going these days,” said CCNY President Vincent Boudreau. “Braven’s work will help us ensure that our students connect the work they do on
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Rosemarie Wesson_NSF ADVANCE Project Team

NSF awards CCNY $1 million to advance inclusion, diversity and equity in the STEM workforce

An interdisciplinary City College of New York team is the recipient of a $999,839 National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE award for its proposal, “ADVANCE Adaptation: Advancing Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in STEM (AIDE-STEM).” The award is over three years. The NSF ADVANCE program contributes to the National Science Foundation's goal of a more diverse and capable science and engineering workforce. Led by Rosemarie D. Wesson, associate provost for research and professor of chemical engineering in City College’s Grove School of Engineering, the CCNY team comprises: Christine Li, biology
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