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Judge Jo Celeste Pettway to Deliver Talk on the Legacy of the Gee’s Bend Quilters

April 8, 2015 9:23 am Art Gallery

On April 15th, Lehman College welcomes Judge Jo Celeste Pettway for a dialogue with the first Black female elected or appointed to the state bench in Alabama.

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Bronx Institute at Lehman College Awarded $180,000 Grant

April 1, 2015 4:49 pm Bronx Institute, Uncategorized

The Bronx Institute at Lehman College has been awarded an eight-month grant totaling $180,000 as part of a Hurricane Sandy relief package from the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. The grant will be used to support The Bronx Institute’s educational efforts at two public high schools in the borough. In the [...]

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Art Gallery Talk: Photographer Linda Day Clark Discusses Her Time with the Gee’s Bend Quilters

March 16, 2015 2:29 pm Alumni, Art Dept, Lehman College Art Gallery, Lehman College Foundation, School of Arts and Humanities

In 2002, a dream came true for Linda Day Clark. The photographer received a phone call from The New York Times asking her to head to rural Alabama on assignment, to the town of Gee’s Bend to photograph the current generation of female quilters. “On that first trip I fell in love with the community and [...]

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Lehman College’s Allie Bernasconi and Adriana Wright Are National Champions

March 16, 2015 12:47 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

Lehman College women’s indoor track athletes Allie Bernasconi and Adriana Wright made history on Saturday afternoon, as each became a national champion at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships, held at the JDL Fast Track in North Carolina. “I am ecstatic,” said Coach Pete Charles, when asked about the national success of the two Lehman runners. [...]

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Lehman Hosts Two Film Festivals This Month: Reel Abilities and Human Rights

March 11, 2015 2:30 pm Alumni, Anthropology Dept, Political Science Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Students

This semester Lehman College is hosting two separate film festivals that celebrate courage in different ways. The first is the Reel Abilities Film Festival which returns to Lehman for a third consecutive year, sponsored by Disability Services at Lehman College; the second is the Spring Human Rights Film Series, sponsored by the Center for Human [...]

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Women’s Indoor Track Team Ranked No. 5 in the Nation; Adriana Wright Named National Athlete of the Week

March 5, 2015 4:29 pm Athletics, Student Affairs

The Lehman College women’s indoor track and field team has moved up in the rankings and is now No. 5 in the nation, in the latest USTFCCCA Division III poll. Lehman has now been ranked in all six weekly polls this season. The complete poll can be found here. Sophomore Adriana Wright (St. Elizabeth, Jamaica/Manchester) was named the [...]

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Singer-Songwriter Workshops with Michael Bacon and Guests

March 5, 2015 3:11 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Multimedia Center, Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

On Monday, March 16, Distinguished Lecturer Michael Bacon and the Multimedia Center will host an amazing opportunity for Lehman College musicians: a chance to attend an intimate workshop with singer-songwriter Vaneese Thomas. “Writing a good song and then singing it well are the two most important components of a successful career in music,” says Bacon, an award-winning [...]

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The Men’s Basketball Squad Will Battle Staten Island in the ECAC Championships

March 3, 2015 4:18 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, Athletics, Student Affairs

The Lehman College men’s basketball team has been invited to participate in the ECAC Division III Metro Championships, and will host the College of Staten Island on Wednesday, March 4, at 7:00 p.m. The Lightning are the tournament’s No. 4 seed, while CSI is No. 5. This is the program’s first ECAC appearance since 2009, when [...]

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The New York Times Admires CUNY’s “City Game”

February 27, 2015 2:53 pm Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

The Lehman College men’s basketball team saw its CUNY Athletic Conference Championship run come to an end, as the No. 3 Lightning fell to No. 2 Brooklyn in the CUNYAC Semifinals, 80 -70, at the Nat Holman Gym on the campus of the City College of New York, on Wednesday evening. The New York Times [...]

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Prof. Victoria Sanford to Give Talk on Transitional Justice at Washington College

February 25, 2015 4:56 pm Anthropology Dept, Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Throughout her academic career at Lehman College, cultural anthropologist Victoria Sanford (Professor and Chair, Anthropology; Director of the Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies) has explored the complexities inherent in the fight for justice. Next week, on March 3, she delivers a talk at Washington College in Maryland, “Challenging Impunity in Domestic Courts: Human [...]

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Lehman Professor Joins White House Effort to Bolster School Counseling and College Advising

January 5, 2015 3:06 pm School of Education

It’s not everyday that you get an invitation from the White House identifying you as an important “thought leader” in your profession-—and inviting you to attend a landmark conference at Harvard University. But that’s exactly what happened earlier this year to Lehman Professor Stuart Chen-Hayes—and that was just part of what turned out to be [...]

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Dean William Latimer Delivers Lecture on Maternal Health Crisis in Tanzania at the United Nations

December 16, 2014 2:31 pm Health Sciences Dept, Nursing Dept

In October, Dean William Latimer, professor and founding dean of the Lehman College School of Health Sciences, Human Services and Nursing, delivered a compelling and significant speech at the United Nations.

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