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Alumnus Harold Scheraga receives honorary degree from CCNY

Alumnus Harold Scheraga receives honorary degree from City College

Alumnus Harold Scheraga ’41 receives an honorary degree from The City College of New York for seven decades of research at Cornell University. City College President Vince Boudreau presented Sheraga with his degree Doctor of Science honoris causa at the university in Ithaca, New York. Read More »
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Séamus Scanlon’s “The McGowan Trilogy” goes to Japan

What started as a 300-word award winning flash fiction piece by City College of New York librarian Séamus Scanlon debuts as a theatrical performance in Japan on June 29 to a sellout audience at the Toyohashi Arts Theatre PLAT in Aichi. “The McGowan Trilogy,” three interrelated one-act plays set against the backdrop of “The Troubles” in Northern Ireland, has also sold out venues in Hyogo [July 4-8] and Tokyo [July 13-29]. Read More »
Chemical engineering professor Chen is awarded Office of Naval Research grant

Chemical engineering professor Chen awarded Office of Naval Research grant

Xi Chen, an assistant professor of chemical engineering at the Grove School and with the Nanoscience Initiative at The Graduate Center’s Read More »
Gilman 2018 Summer Scholars

Senior Ana Guerrero, 53, and four others win Gilman scholarships

Ana Guerrero, an Ecuadorian immigrant who at age 53 proudly proclaims herself a role model for her three children, is one of five City College of New York students headed to Africa and Europe on Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships.  The competitive national award provides support for overseas travel and research. Read More »
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CCNY study shows plastic waste can be converted into energy and fuels

Plastic waste is flooding our landfills and leaking into the oceans, with potentially disastrous effects. In fact, the World Economic Forum predicts that if current production and waste management trends continue, by 2050 there could be more plastic than fishes in the ocean. Read More »
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"Handia/Giant" opens CCNY's fifth annual TAFFNY film festival

Week-long festival, June 7-15, led by CCNY’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies, brings documentaries, panels and lectures to film audiences interested in the Americas “Giant” (“Handia”) is the opening film for the fifth annual The Americas Film Festival of New York (TAFFNY). The event, a cultural project of The City College of New York’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education (CWE), runs from June 7-15. Read More »
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Alumni service honors for Issa Salame and Tara Nachtigall

Issa Salame, assistant professor in the Division of Science, is the recipient of the Alumni Association of The City College of New York’s 2018 Faculty Service Award. Tara Nachtigall, department administrator in the Division of Humanities and the Arts will receive the Administrative Staff Service Award. Read More »
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CCNY students CREATE new ways to eliminate workplace barriers for people with disabilities

According to the NY Department of Labor, New York's current unemployment rate continues to hover below 5 percent. But for New York residents with disabilities the rate is a staggering 70 percent –  partly due to the challenges they face in the average workplace. Read More »
Commencement 2018 Stellar Grads

172nd CCNY Commencement salutes Class of 2018

At age 55, John Kopyta, a soft-spoken 6-foot-four former Marine, can proudly claim another battle. He graduates from The City College of New York on June 1 with a 4.00 GPA, more than 30 years after leaving the University of South Florida as a sophomore and later overcoming homelessness. Read More »
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Summer in China, Jordan for two CCNY language scholarship winners

 Amman, Jordan, and Changchun, China, are the summer destinations for City College of New York’s Critical Language Scholarship recipients Atsuko Sakurai and Libby Ho. The competitive national award will take Sakurai, a sophomore majoring in computer engineering, to the Jordan Language Academy in the Jordanian capital. She’ll spend eight weeks there studying Arabic, her minor. Read More »

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