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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 »
Anna Indych-López

Art historian Anna Indych-López is new CCNY Katz Professor

Anna Indych-López, an expert in Latin American modern art, is The City College of New York’s 2018-2019 Stuart Z. Katz Professor in the Humanities & the Arts. Read More »
Marta Gutman

Distinguished CUNY Fellow honor for Spitzer’s Marta Gutman

Marta Gutman, an award-winning author and historian in The City College of New York’s Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture, is the recipient of a new honor: Distinguished CUNY Fellow.  As a Fellow, she takes up a semester-long appointment at the Advanced Research Collaborative (ARC), a program of the Graduate Center, CUNY, in the fall. Read More »
Harlem Renaissance Education Pipeline

STEM Expo Plaza Party for Harlem kids at CCNY May 20

Many parents are concerned their children’s school doesn’t have an emphasis on science. Or that the way science is taught is too boring to engage their kids. One way to get kids interested in science is to show them experiments that make them ask “how did you do that”? This Sunday, May 20, from 12-5pm, kids from the Harlem community (and their parents) can get psyched about science at the STEM Expo Plaza party at the Grove School of Engineering at the City College of New York at 259 Convent Avenue and 140th Street. Read More »
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CCNY’s Anan Kazi and Kevin Gonzalez earn Salk Scholarships

Anan Kazi and Kevin Gonzalez, two members of The City College of New York’s Class of 2018, are recipients of Jonas E. Salk Scholarships awarded by The City University of New York. The scholarships recognize exceptional students who plan careers in medicine and the biological sciences. As Salk Scholars, Kazi, from Macaulay Honors College at CCNY, and Gonzalez will each receive a stipend of $8,000 to be allocated over three or four years of medical studies. Read More »
Gerald Eskenazi

Sports journalism legend Gerald Eskenazi leads CCNY AVA honorees

Gerald Eskenazi, '59, the acclaimed sportswriter who had a distinguished 47-year career at The New York Times and has authored 16 books, is among the honorees at The City College of New York’s Alumni Varsity Association’s 52nd Annual Hall of Fame Reunion Dinner on May 24.   Eskenazi, who generated more than 8,000 bylines at the Times, will receive the Mark Asa Abbott Award at The National Arts Club in Manhattan for   service to the AVA. Read More »
Concrete Canoe CCNY team

CCNY students go the distance in Concrete Canoe

Engineering students are used to solving tough problems. But building a canoe made of concrete that’s capable of winning a race – that’s quite an accomplishment! On May 7, a team of Grove School of Engineering students made The City College of New York proud by finishing first in the Men’s Sprint, second in the Women’s Sprint, and by taking third place overall in the 2018 Concrete Canoe Metropolitan Conference Competition. The team also won first place for their report paper. Read More »
HSI: Urbano Conference

HSI:Urbano Conference at The City College of New York, May 23-25

NSF-Sponsored Hispanic Student Achievement Conference, May 23 through May 25 Read More »

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