Lyn Sandín Di Iorio

CCNY writer & scholar Lyn Sandín Di Iorio receives NY arts fellowship

Award-winning writer and City College of New York Professor of literature and creative writing Lyn Sandín Di Iorio, is the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Artist Fellowship in Fiction. Fellowships are intended to support an artist's vision or voice at all levels of their artistic development and Di Iorio was selected by a jury of her peers. Her application included work excerpted from her current in-progress project, “Hurricanes and Other Stories,” a short story collection about Puerto Rican islanders dealing with the fallout of a long financial crisis and back-to-back natural
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Colin Powell School and Santander Bank partner to create new generation of diverse leaders in banking and finance

The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at the City College of New York is pleased to announce a partnership with Santander Bank, N.A., through its Santander Universities program (“Santander”), to create the Santander Finance Boot Camp and the Santander Fellows program. The three-year, $300,000 initiative, fully supported by Santander, is designed to prepare Colin Powell School students for careers in banking and finance by providing them with the tools they need to apply for analyst and internship experiences in their junior years. The initiative will also contribute to the
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Claire Balani_AAUW career grant winner

AAUW awards career grant to CCNY grad student Claire Balani

Claire Balani, a master’s in Language and Literacy major at The City College of New York, is the recipient of a 2021–22 Career Development Grant from the American Association of University Women (AAUW). The grant will enable Balani, a Jersey City, New Jersey, resident, to continue her work in refugee youth and adult education. That is her research focus towards fostering refugee integration through language learning. “Thanks to this grant from AAUW, I’m able to continue my journey toward helping others and making a real impact in my career,” said Balani. “Now I’ll be able to complete my
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CCNY earns military friendly designation

Home of CUNY-wide ROTC, CCNY earns Military Friendly® designation

The City College of New York, alma mater of Colin L. Powell, the first African-American chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, maintains its tradition as a military friendly school. CCNY is among the top schools nationally to earn this designation in the 2021-2022 survey by Military Friendly®. The recognition is in the “large public” school category. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Over 1,200 schools participated in the 2021-2022 survey with around 750 schools earning the
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Caroline Schwab, enviromental engineering junior and Hollings Scholarship winner

CCNY engineering junior Caroline Schwab wins Hollings scholarship for NOAA studies

Caroline Schwab, a junior and Macaulay Honors student majoring in environmental engineering at The City College of New York, is the winner of an Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship for study and an internship with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Supported by the U.S. Department of Commerce, the scholarship program provides successful undergraduate applicants with awards that include academic assistance (up to $9,500 per year) for two years of full-time study and a 10-week, full-time paid ($700/week) internship at a NOAA facility during the summer. Among its
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Alessandra Carriero, assistant professor, biomedical engineering

Grove School’s Alessandra Carriero receives elite $1 million HFSP grant for bone mineral transport research

Alessandra Carriero, assistant professor of biomedical engineering in The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, is the recipient of more than $1.1 million from the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) -- one of 28 grants awarded for top class research after a rigorous year-long global selection process. The funding will support her study on the role of bone cellular and sub-cellular porosity in calcium homeostasis. Carriero heads the City College arm of a three-year international grant awarded from the HFSP, which promotes new intercontinental collaborations in risky
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Catherine Seavitt Nordenson, Spitzter School landscape architect

American Society of Landscape Architects elects CCNY’s Catherine Seavitt Nordenson as Fellow

Catherine Seavitt Nordenson, director of the Graduate Landscape Architecture Program at the City College of New York, is one of 35 American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) members elected ASLA Fellows for their exceptional contributions to the landscape architecture profession and society at large. Election to the ASLA Council of Fellows is among the highest honors ASLA—the nation's largest professional association of landscape architects—bestows on members. It is based on their work, leadership/management, knowledge, and service. Seavitt Nordenson and the other new Fellows will be
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Marshak Science Building

City College announces Bernard Malberg Scholarship for pre-med and pre-dental students

The City College of New York is pleased to announce a major gift to establish the Dr. Bernard Malberg Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Endowed Scholarship Fund to support aspiring medical and dental students in its Division of Science. “We’re so very grateful to receive these new funds to help support our students who want to go on to pre-medical and pre-dental programs,” said Dean Susan Perkins of the Division of Science. “We pride ourselves on our excellence in teaching and research in science here at City College and as such, to attract so many talented students. To be able to help more of them
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David Jeruzalmi and doctoral students Jillian Chase and Silas Hartley.

NSF funds $1million DNA repair study at CCNY that includes student researchers

A City College of New York project led by biochemist David Jeruzalmi that engages students in DNA repair-related research is the recipient of a $979,864 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The support for the project entitled “Molecular machinery of the bacterial nucleotide excision repair pathway,” is over four years. “One of the strengths of our proposal, which was highlighted by the NSF review panel, was our work in bringing undergraduates into research labs, and especially efforts to bring students from throughout City College into research projects with faculty,” said
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Susan L. Perkins, Martin and Michele Cohen Dean, Div. of Science

CCNY introduces accelerated Post Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Certificate program

The City College of New York is pleased to announce a new accelerated Post Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Certificate (PBPHC) Program. PBPHC is a program for career-changing individuals who have already earned a bachelor’s degree and are seeking to enter the medical field. Students will be able to complete the academic prerequisites for admission to most medical schools in less than 18 months and at a competitive price. Post-bac students will also have many individualized services at their disposal, including assistance in clinical and research experience placement and guidance through the medical
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