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Barbara Evans, associate executive director,OIAC

CCNY adds veteran fundraiser Barbara Evans to advancement team

The City College of New York has named Barbara Evans as the associate executive director of the Office of Institutional Advancement and Communications. As a member of the OIAC's senior management team, Evans will play a key role in the development and management of the College’s fundraising strategy, which is vital to its long-term financial sustainability. Reporting to Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Communications Dee Dee Mozeleski, who is also the executive director of The Foundation for City College Inc., Evans is responsible for a portfolio that includes alumni relations
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CCNY’s “Summer at City” program offers alluring courses

Interested in learning South African and Mexican printmaking in the comfort of your home this summer? Or studying how plagues have influenced humankind through the ages? Then sign up for The City College of New York’s first distance-learning based “Summer at City” program designed to preserve the summer school tradition at CCNY in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program features three sessions, the first of which is underway. Highlights of Session 2 -- from July 6 to July 30 – include the art class “South Africa and Mexican Printmaking,” and science offerings such as “Methods of
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CWUR ranks City College among top 1.8% schools globally

The City College of New York ranks in the top 1.8% out of 20,000 universities worldwide according to the Center for World University Rankings’ new list for 2020-21. “This is an outstanding achievement to be celebrated,” said Dr. Nadim Mahassen, president of the CWUR, which publishes the largest academic rankings of global universities. CCNY is #343 among the 20,000 degree-granting institutions of higher education analyzed by CWUR and #108 in the United States. The rankings are unique in that: Objective indicators are used for all four key pillars underlying the methodology of the ranking
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A team of BIC students received a Gold Pencil at The One Club for Creativity’s Young Ones Student Awards.

BIC students take gold at 2020 One Club’s Young Ones

Paul Bernabe, Marian Cuestas, Cynthia Rojas, and Ping Sun, from The City College of New York’s Master of Professional Studies in Branding + Integrated Communications (BIC) program, took top prize at The One Club for Creativity’s Young Ones Student Awards. They received the Gold Pencil for their North Face campaign “Nature Never Judges” as well as a Bronze ADC Cube. The One Club for Creativity is the world’s foremost non-profit organization recognizing creativity in marketing communications and design. The annual One Show and Young Ones Award Shows are considered the industry’s equivalent to
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CCNY physicist Hernan Makse

CCNY fights COVID-19 pandemic with new digital tools and AI

A new mobile app developed by City College of New York physicist Hernan Makse and his colleagues will track and trace those infected with the novel coronavirus as a means of limiting and containing the spread of the virus, which causes COVID-19. The K-core Tracing app uses Global Positioning System data to track millions of data points from mobile phone calls, GPS-based app and social media use, Bluetooth signals and public transportation to develop an algorithm that uses location data to find all of a person’s contacts. This algorithm uses these data to notify the individual user that he or
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Lizzette Salmeron, CCNY Class of 2020 and National Gem Fellowship winner

CCNY dual major Lizzette Salmeron wins National GEM Fellowship

In pursuit of a dual degree in electrical engineering and Asian studies at The City College of New York, Lizzette Salmeron, a first-generation college student from the Class of 2020, often juggled two jobs while carrying a fulltime course load. Reaping the rewards of her hard work, she’s now the recipient of a highly competitive GEM Fellowship, which includes an exclusive internship offer at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. She’ll then return to City College in the fall to begin her PhD in the Grove School of Engineering. GEM fellowships fund master's and PhDs in engineering for
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CCNY and NYC launch health aide course to meet COVID need

City College launches health aide training program crucial to COVID-19 relief

The City College of New York announced a newly implemented program to train Home Health Aides (HHA). Sponsored by the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS), the training of HHAs is critical to address an immediate shortage since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The program is a fully online, no-cost training that prepares New Yorkers with the necessary skills to care for individuals in their homes, under the supervision of nursing and medical staff. “The partnership between SBS and CCNY is a win-win to address the critical shortage of Home Health Aides within this pandemic,”
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Colin Powell School's Lesia Ruglass,Robert Melara and Teresa Lopez-Castro.

New $1.7M NIH grant extends successful CCNY program for racial/ethnic minority scientists

First launched in 2013, the Translational Research Training in Addictions for Racial/Ethnic Minorities (TRACC) program at The City College of New York and Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) set about increasing the number of scientists from underrepresented racial/ethnic minority groups conducting translational studies in addiction research. Seven years later, a $1,672,150 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is extending TRACC for another five years. It brings to more than $3 million NIH funding for the innovative and interdisciplinary research training and mentoring
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Sean Apparicio, Naajidah Correll and Cassie Nordgren are three of the four recipients of the 2020 Sydney and Helen Jacoff Scholarships.

Class of 2020 students receive Sydney and Helen Jacoff Scholarships

Four students from The City College of New York’s Class of 2020 are recipients of Sydney and Helen Jacoff Scholarships from the Division of Humanities and the Arts. The $10,000 award, from alumnus Sydney Jacoff, helps CCNY students in their pursuit of master’s and doctoral degrees in humanities and arts. The CCNY recipients and their master’s or doctoral degrees are: Sean Apparicio, a philosophy major, will pursue an M.A. Program in Philosophy at The Graduate Center, CUNY. After completing his master’s degree, he will pursue a Ph.D. in philosophy and become a professor and activist scholar
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2020 CCNY Grad Mathiu Perez Rodriguez is NIAID Fellow

2020 CCNY Great Grad Mathiu Perez Rodriguez is NIAID Fellow

The recipient of several top national awards in three stellar years at The City College of New York, Mathiu Perez Rodriguez from the Class of 2020 is leaving his alma mater with one of the biggest research awards in the country, a National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Fellowship. Perez Rodriguez enters the highly competitive program this summer for one year before heading to medical school. The program promotes biomedical research training in allergic, immunologic, or infectious diseases. Fellows are talented senior-level undergraduate students, who have recently
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