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Black History Month Events 2018

Black History Month 2018 Events at CCNY

This year’s City College of New York Black History Month celebration includes a short film showing, African drumming sessions, live performances, panel discussions as well as an art exhibition. The events are presented by the Department of Student Life and Leadership Development and the Black Studies Program in the Division of Humanities and the Arts. Read More »
Dr. James Croll

Free Blood Pressure Check Feb 7 at CCNY Mini-Medical School

According to the CDC, about one in three Americans have high blood pressure, which puts them at increased risk for heart disease and stroke – the first and third leading causes of death in the USA. Do you know what your blood pressure numbers are? Are they normal, elevated, or hypertensive? If your blood pressure is 130/80 or higher, you’re more likely to have a stroke or heart attack. Less than 120/80 is normal. 120-129/80 is elevated. Read More »
President Barack Obama and David Letterman at CCNY

A surprise visit from a man who needs no introduction

No one in the audience at Aaron Davis Hall knew who the surprise guest would be. They only knew they’d been invited by City College’s Center for the Arts to the taping of the first episode of David Letterman’s Netflix show “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction”. They had no idea they were about to become part of yet another historic event at The City College of New York. Until President Barack Obama strode on stage. Read More »
Students wearing their CCNY apparel

Spring courses make a splash on CCNY’s campus

With the winter winds subsiding, CCNY Beavers are back on campus engaging in new and exciting courses at The City College of New York. As classes begin, the entire campus is rocking their school spirit on Tuesdays for Gear Up, CCNY! There are a variety of courses to choose from. Students can partake in courses that use motion graphics and animation in architecture to entrepreneurship courses focusing on renewable energy. A select list of spring courses follows: Read More »
Raman Spectra

CCNY IUSL scientists study optical biopsy tool that detects disease in seconds

Today, it is standard practice to detect many diseases through MRIs, PETs, X-rays, or CAT scans. But all of these medical imaging methods include some risk of radiation and take hours – if not days – to get results. Most importantly, the level of information they provide is lacking because it is not at the molecular level. Read More »
Forthcoming titles by CCNY faculty Michio Kaku and Lynda G. Dodd

“The Future of Humanity” and other CCNY titles

“The Future of Humanity,” is the title of renowned physicist Michio Kaku’s latest book, one of new and forthcoming releases by City College of New York faculty.  It will be published on Feb. 1. Read More »
Steinman Hall

Grove School at CCNY receives $1M anonymous gift

City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, the only public school of engineering in the city, is the recipient of a $1 million anonymous gift. The largesse creates a permanent endowed fund to provide scholarships and other support for Grove School students. Named “The Endowed Scholarship Fund to Support the Pursuit of Engineering Careers,” it will be administered by The 21st Century Foundation. Read More »
Lauren Malave and Julia Castello of City College

CCNY study explores why antidepressants don’t work for half of the people taking them

According to the World Health Organization more than 300 million people worldwide suffer from depression. Unfortunately, the antidepressants commonly used to treat them only work for 50 percent of the population. Read More »
Princeton Review colleges that pay back 2018

Princeton Review lists CCNY among top colleges that pay you back

The City College of New York is one of the nation's best schools for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation and at an affordable price according to The Princeton Review®.  The Review lists CCNY in its 2018 annual guide “Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck,” (Penguin Random House / Princeton Review Books) published today.   Read More »


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