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Cosloy speaker Dr. Nancy Kopell

Brain Rhythms in Health and Disease: Virtual Cosloy - Blank Family Distinguished Scientist Lecture 

Dr. Nancy Kopell, a professor of mathematics and statistics at Boston University, will be the speaker at this year’s Annual Sharon Cosloy - Edward Blank Family Distinguished Scientist Lecture. Dr. Kopell has worked on mathematical problems in neuroscience for the past two decades. Her current interests include how does the brain produce its dynamics, how do brain rhythms take part in cognition, and how can pathologies of brain dynamics help to understand symptoms of neurological diseases. The lecture will take place as an online webinar, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020 at 4:00PM. To register and
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2020 Alumni honorees Joe Namath, Jimmy Breslin, Pete Hamill and Herbert Rubin

Joe Namath & Herbert Rubin ’38, receive CCNY alumni honors; posthumous accolades for Jimmy Breslin, Pete Hamill

Legendary NFL quarterback Joe Namath and, posthumously, giants of New York journalism, Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill, are winners of the 73rd John H. Finley Award from The Alumni Association of The City College of New York. Herbert Rubin, Esq., from the Class of 1938 and at 102 one of the oldest living City College alumni, heads a list of seven distinguished Townsend Harris Medal recipients for outstanding post-graduate achievements. This year’s other Townsend Harris recipients are: Dr. Jay-Sheree Allen, Class of 2011, a physician; Radha Blank ’97, a filmmaker; Charles Copeland ’68, President
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CCNY receives $3 million U.S. Dept. of Ed grant

$3 million DOE grant bolsters CCNY’s low-income & Hispanic graduates

CiPASS-ExL, an interdisciplinary program at The City College of New York focusing on experiential learning, is the recipient of a $3 million five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) to boost the number of Hispanic and low-income graduates leaving CCNY with work-ready skills and connections to employers. Harlem-based CCNY is designated a Hispanic Serving Institution of Higher Education by the DOE. The acronym for “City College initiative to Promote the Academic Success of Students - Experiential Learning,” CiPASS-ExL is the creation of four CCNY units: the Grove School of
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Wall Street Journal rankings salute CCNY diversity

Scoring high on campus diversity, The City College of New York places eighth out of the top 797 schools nationally for Environment in the 2021 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education Best College Rankings. The category reflects four elements that are fortes for an institution with a student body representing more than 150 nationalities. Following is a breakdown of the WSJ/THE Environment scoring for CCNY. Student diversity, 94.5 points; Faculty diversity, 92.9; Student inclusion, 91.6; International students, 59.7. CCNY placed in the first decile for Environment and #8 nationally. In other
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Richard J. Henley, healthcare executive and CCNY Class of '78

Healthcare executive Richard J. Henley joins Colin Powell School Board

The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at The City College of New York is pleased to announce the appointment of healthcare executive and CCNY alumnus Richard J. Henley to its Board of Visitors. He joins twenty-nine other distinguished Board Members. Henley is President and CEO at Healthcare Strategic Solutions, LLC, an advisory firm focused on optimizing enterprise value for health systems, private equity firms, portfolio companies, and other business entities through strategy, leadership and business development. He has spent more than thirty years in senior leadership
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Xi Chen Evaporation Research

CCNY engineer Xi Chen & partners create new shape-changing crystals

Imagine harnessing evaporation as a source of energy or developing next generation actuators and artificial muscles for a broad array of applications. These are the new possibilities with the creation by an international team of researchers, led by The City College of New York’s Xi Chen and his co-authors at the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center, of shape-changing crystals that enable energy transfer from evaporation to mechanical motion. Entitled: “Mechanistic insights of evaporation-induced actuation in supramolecular crystals,” the study appears in the journal “Nature Materials.”
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City College surges on 2021 U.S. News & World Report rankings

The City College of New York has jumped 52 places from last year in the latest U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings published today. Top performances in several categories including social mobility (#17) and undergraduate teaching (#61) have earned City College a joint #176 spot overall among an elite pool of 389 institutions that made the final cut in the 2021 rankings. The following is how CCNY fares in the annual evaluation of America’s top degree-granting schools: #17 in Social Mobility - National Universities (tie); #61 in Undergraduate Teaching - National Universities (tie);
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The 2020 Virtual Latinx/a/o Heritage Month Kickoff takes place on Tues., September 15 from 12:30-2 p.m.

Virtual Latinx/a/o Heritage Month Kickoff 2020

The Department of Student Life and Leadership Development at The City College of New York kicks off Latinx/a/o Heritage Month with a virtual celebration, including a discussion about each of the Latinx/a/o Heritage Month honorees. The kickoff takes place on Tues., September 15 from 12:30-2 p.m.; to RSVP, please click here. The honorees will be featured on a virtual and on-site honoree wall, and three individuals from each of the 21 Latin American countries were chosen to be featured. There is also a separate subpage for each country, which will display the honorees. The subpage will showcase
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Money Mag & University HQ list CCNY a best value school

The City College of New York’s long tradition of quality, affordability and outstanding student outcomes continues to gain national recognition. In its 2020 Best Colleges for Your Money rankings, Money Magazine lists CCNY in the top 15%. And it’s only one of two schools in New York State on the University Headquarters rankings of most affordable four-year colleges and universities by State. CCNY ranked #113 out of 739 four-year schools that met Money’s benchmark for successfully combining quality and affordability. MIT, Stanford University and Princeton ranked first, second and third, in that
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U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat, Hon. Charles Rangel, applaud $400K investment in new CCNY transportation program

The City University of New York is investing $400,000 in a new transportation and infrastructure training program at The City College of New York. The investment follows ongoing efforts to improve equity, representation and access to jobs in the transportation, infrastructure and construction sectors for residents of Harlem, Inwood, Upper Manhattan and the Northwest Bronx. U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat and his predecessor as Representative for New York’s 13th congressional district, Charles B. Rangel, applauded the CUNY move. “For generations, the communities of Northern Manhattan and the Bronx
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