Amesite founder Ann Marie Sastry and CCNY's Robert Paaswell

CCNY and Amesite launch innovative learning program for underserved communities

Amesite Inc., the leading artificial intelligence software company offering a cloud-based learning platform and content creation services for business, university, non-profit and government agency learning and upskilling is launching a pilot program with The City College of New York. The innovative program is an introduction to a broader curriculum under development by the CUNY Institute for Urban Systems (CIUS) at CCNY’s Grove School of Engineering. CCNY and CIUS will equip historically underserved communities with analytical and operational skills through innovative curricula, simulation
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Deborah Lipstadt, Class of 1969 & John Finley Award winner 2021

Scholar, author Deborah Lipstadt and seven distinguished alumni receive CCNY honors

Deborah E. Lipstadt, Dorot professor of Holocaust Studies at Emory University, award-winning author and a 1969 CCNY alumna, is the 2021 John H. Finley Award recipient. The award is given out by the Alumni Association of The City College of New York for exemplary and dedicated service to the City of New York. In addition, the association has honored seven CCNY alumni for outstanding post-graduate achievement. They’ll receive the Townsend Harris Medal at CCNY’s the 141st Annual Alumni Gala, a virtual event at 6 p.m. on Nov. 4. The seven Townsend Harris medalists are: • Joel Dreyfuss, Class of
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Florian Dirnberger_Vinod Menon "excitonic" wire reasearch

“Towards Straintronics: Guiding Excitons in 2D Materials” -- CCNY & partners make breakthrough

From a team of City College of New York physicists and their collaborators in Japan and Germany comes another advancement in the study of excitons -- electrically neutral quasiparticles that exist in insulators, semi-conductors and some liquids. The researchers are announcing the creation of an "excitonic" wire, or one-dimensional channel for excitons. This in turn could result in innovative devices that could one day replace certain tasks that are now performed by standard transistor technology. Florian Dirnberger, post-doc in Vinod Menon’s research group in CCNY’s Center for Discovery and
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EMSI Alumni Outcomes Study_CCNY undergraduates

Latest EMSI Burning Glass study quantifies CCNY's social mobility prowess

National rankings, from the Wall Street Journal and the Harvard-based Opportunity Insights to the U.S. News & World Report, consistently rate The City College of New York among the top schools anywhere for social mobility. Now comes a study by labor market data firm Emsi Burning Glass affirming the significant impact a CCNY education has on its alumni. Emsi Burning Glass’ investment analysis of CCNY determines that for undergraduates, a bachelor’s degree generates a positive return on their investment. Investment analysis is the process of evaluating total costs and measuring these against
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Fulbright HSI Leader Badge

U.S. State Dept. declares CCNY a Fulbright Hispanic–Serving Institution Leader

In celebration of the Fulbright Program’s 75th Anniversary, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is proclaiming The City College of New York a Fulbright Hispanic–Serving Institution (HSI) Leader in the “Doctoral Institutions” category, along with 17 other colleges and universities nationally. An additional 17 institutions have earned the distinction in the “Associate & Baccalaureate” and in the “Masters” categories. Some of CCNY’s peers as HSI Leaders in the Doctoral Institutions category include: University of Houston; Rutgers University-Newark
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Shepard Hall

CCNY features on The Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges 2022 rankings

The City College of New York is one of the nation's most environmentally responsible colleges, according to The Princeton Review®. The education services company features CCNY in its website resource, “The Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges: 2022 Edition,” published today. Click here for a free guide. The Princeton Review chose the 420 schools in the guide based on its survey of administrators at 835 colleges in 2020-21 about their institutions’ commitments to the environment and sustainability. The company's editors analyzed more than 25 survey data points to select the schools. "We
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Maria Tamargo, 2021 SACNAS Distinguished Scientist Award recipient

CCNY’s Maria Tamargo earns SACNAS Distinguished Scientist Award

Dr. Maria C. Tamargo, professor of chemistry at The City College of New York and a recent member of the National Academy of Engineering, is the 2021 SACNAS Distinguished Scientist Award recipient. Tamargo is cited by SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science) for exemplifying its mission by showing unparalleled dedication to excellence in science, mentoring, and teaching. She will be honored during the 2021 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Digital Conference on Thursday, Oct. 28. Since the SACNAS Distinguished Awards program was initiated in 1997
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Kirk McDonald, CEO of GroupM North America, is the newest member of CCNY's BIC graduate program Board of Advisors.

GroupM CEO and CCNY alumnus Kirk McDonald joins BIC Advisory Board

Kirk McDonald, CEO of GroupM North America, is the newest member of The City College of New York’s Branding + Integrated Communications (BIC) graduate program Board of Advisors. His advisory role comes at a pivotal moment in the program as BIC launches its new Media track in fall of 2022. Recently named by “AdWeek” as one of “50 vital leaders in tech, media and marketing,” Kirk not only brings over 25 years of industry expertise working with the world’s leading brands, media companies and technology providers, but the passion of a City College alumnus. BIC Program Director Nancy R. Tag is
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New CUNY CREST research professor Kaveh Madani

CUNY CREST welcomes global climate expert Kaveh Madani as research professor

Kaveh Madani, the renowned environmental scientist, activist and former vice president of the United Nations Environment Assembly Bureau, is joining the City College of New York-based CUNY Remote Sensing Earth Systems Institute as a research professor. “Dr. Madani brings to CUNY CREST, a unique combination of experience in high-level policymaking, prominent practice-relevant research, and high-impact societal interactions,” said Reza Khanbilvardi, CUNY CREST director and professor of civil engineering in CCNY’s Grove School of Engineering. “He’s an international authority on modeling and
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Hispanic Students at CCNY

Hispanic Outlook ranks CCNY a top school for Latinx/a/o

With 37% of its more than 18,000 students identifying as Latinx/a/o, The City College of New York remains on The Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine’s annual Top 100 Colleges and Universities for Hispanics list. Using NCES/IPEDS Department of Education data, Hispanic Outlook ranks City College highly in three categories: • 2019-2020 total Bachelor's degree, #69; • 2019-2020 total Master's degree, #81; • 2019-2020 total Enrollment 4-year Schools, #91. “Every year, the Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education features Top 100 lists to chart the national progress of Hispanics in higher education
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