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Mike Holober

Jazz standout Mike Holober is inaugural Stuart Katz Professor at CCNY

Internationally renowned jazz pianist, composer and arranger Mike Holober is The City College of New York’s inaugural Stuart Z. Katz Professor in the Humanities & the Arts. The endowed professorship is supported by a $1 million gift to City College by distinguished alumnus Stuart Z. Katz, Esq., a 1964 graduate. Read More »
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Mexican author Mónica Lavín leads 2017 CCNY Cátedra Vargas Llosa

Acclaimed Mexican writer Mónica Lavín co-presents The City College of New York’s fifth Cátedra Vargas Llosa, Oct. 24 -27, an international academic project honoring Spanish-language literary giant and Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa.   Read More »
Dean Maurizio Trevisan with students

CUNY Mini-Medical School partners with community for a healthier Harlem

Coffee is bad for you. No, it’s good for you. You need 30 minutes of daily activity – or is it 10? Come hear the latest on how to stay healthy on Wednesday Oct 18 at the first Mini-Medical School hosted by the CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York. The latest health information will be shared and refreshments will be served at the event, which is free and open to the public from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at CCNY’s North Academic Center (Room 1/201). Read More »
Michelle Valladares

CCNY’s Michelle Valladares receives Poet of the Year award

City College of New York poet and filmmaker, Michelle Yasmine Valladares is the  Americas Poetry Festival of New York’s Poet of the Year. The award is for her “lifelong literary achievements and for her poetry that reflects the rich multicultural spirit of The Americas.” Read More »
Faculty Publications Sept 2017

Latinos in NYC tome, “Black Detroit” history top latest CCNY faculty books

“Latinos in New York: Communities in Transition, Second Edition,” a follow up to the  comprehensive study of the city’s Latino population published in 1996, is one of the new books by City College of New York faculty. Read More »
Students at CCNY's Freshman Convocation reflect the college's diversity.

Wall Street Journal ranks CCNY #8 nationally for diversity

With a student population representing 89.6% of the world’s 193 sovereign states, The City College of New York continues to rank among the most diverse academic institutions in America.  The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education 2018 College Rankings place City College at joint #8 for environment with three other schools. Read More »
David Lohman

New Central Park fly species gets CCNY professor’s moniker

Introducing Themira lohmanus, a fly like no other, and the most recently discovered species in the popular Manhattan urban oasis of Central Park! The immature insects subsist on duck droppings, and have a strong CCNY connection: Themira lohmanus is named after City College of New York entomologist, and Professor of Biology, David Lohman. Read More »
The Long Wet Grass Premiere

CWE Professor Seamus Scanlon collaborates with Academy Award winner

 “The Long Wet Grass,” the film adaptation of City College of New York librarian Seamus Scanlon’s award-winning play of the same title, premieres Oct. 1 at Irish Screen America in Manhattan. It features an original music score by Academy Award winner Marketa Irglova. Read More »
Castagna Scholarship Study Abroad in Barcelona 2017

CCNY Spitzer students receive Castagna Scholarship for study abroad

Two architecture students, from the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at The City College of New York, are studying in Barcelona, Spain this fall. Renowned for its unique and historical architecture, these students are taking in all Barcelona has to offer on Castagna Architectural Scholarships. Since its inception in 2016, the scholarship has provided support to nine architecture students who have achieved academic excellence and demonstrated financial need. Read More »
Melissa Olivar

HS for Media & Communications standouts win CCNY scholarships

Melissa Olivar and Angel Herrera, both summer graduates from the High School for Media and Communications in Washington Heights with immigrant roots, are the latest President’s Community Scholars at The City College of New York. Read More »


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