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DNAinfo: Bronx Borough Prez Calls for New Rail Yard Development Near Lehman College

February 5, 2016 12:54 pm In the News

THE BRONX — A rail yard by Lehman College could be the ideal site for mixed-income housing, new retail space and an expansion of the school’s campus, according to a new report from the office of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.

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The Bronx Chronicle: Revolution Lighting Technologies’ Tri-State LED Completes LED Lighting Retrofit Throughout Lehman College Campus

February 5, 2016 12:46 pm In the News, Sustainability

Revolution Lighting Technologies (RLT), a leader in advanced LED lighting technology solutions, today announced the completion of an LED retrofit project with Lehman College, the Bronx-based senior college of the City University of New York.

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am New York: Two cities ‘transforming into one New York,’ Mayor Bill de Blasio says

February 5, 2016 12:31 pm In the News

Mayor Bill de Blasio used his third State of the City address to promise streetcars linking Queens and Brooklyn, a citywide street-cleaning campaign and retirement plans for New Yorkers who would otherwise be penniless when they’re old.

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New York Times: Discovery of Burial Ground Backs a Less Conventional Version of Harlem’s History

January 27, 2016 3:51 pm In the News

Most poignant was a skull found in a trench halfway between the large bus-wash stall and a vehicle inspection station, near the center of the 2.4-acre depot. On examination, Vincent H. Stefan of Lehman College, who specializes in human skeletal biology, concluded that it belonged to an adult woman who was likely of African descent. The pastor has called her Nana, out of respect.

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New York Times: Young, Mexican and Ready to Raise Their Political Voices

January 15, 2016 12:35 pm In the News

New York Times: By David Gonzalez Bundled up against the cold, Janet Perez walked down Willis Avenue in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx this month, politely approaching parents waiting for their children after school. She smiled and spoke softly, all too aware of the heightened fear in this predominantly Mexican neighborhood: Rumors of immigration [...]

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New York Times: Guatemala Arrests Former Military Officers in Connection With Massacres

January 12, 2016 12:30 pm In the News

“These are the big fish,” said Victoria Sanford, an anthropologist at Lehman College of the City University of New York who has studied human rights violations committed during the 1960-96 war, when security forces razed whole villages as they pursued leftist guerrillas.

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Lehman to Host Ninth Annual CUNYAC Coaches Vs. Cancer Tournament

December 29, 2015 9:26 am Athletics

“We are very excited to once again host a great basketball event for such a worthy cause,” said tournament founder Eric Harrison. “With such a great caliber of teams on both the men’s and the women’s side, this will truly be a tournament to remember.”

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Lehman Sophomore Takes First Place in CUNY Essay Contest

December 28, 2015 4:37 pm School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing, Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students

Radya Shaid, a sophomore majoring in therapeutic recreation, is the winner of the CUNY Ethics and Morality Essay Contest. She took the top prize for her thoughtful essay on the importance of contemplation and reflection in cultivating an articulate and engaged citizenry.

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The Riverdale Press: Lehman Women Have Eye On CUNY Crown

November 13, 2015 12:55 pm Athletics, In the News

They say big things come in small packages, and you don’t have to ask Lehman women’s basketball coach Eric Harrison twice if he agrees with that old adage. Ask him what the key to his upcoming season is and he immediately mentions his junior point guard Amely Del Rosario — all 5-foot-5-inches of her.

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Women’s Soccer Loses CUNYAC Finals Match to CSI in Overtime

November 9, 2015 4:38 pm Athletics

The #1 Lehman College women’s Soccer team suffered a hard-fought loss, 2-1, to #2 CSI in overtime in the CUNY Athletic Conference Championship game at Brooklyn College Field on Saturday afternoon. The Dolphins, who are now the CUNYAC Champions, have earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament, while the Lightning will wait for a potential bid in the ECAC Metro Championships.

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Women’s Lightning Soccer Team Falls to CSI in Overtime in the CUNYAC Finals, 2-1

November 5, 2015 12:37 pm Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

Thanks to freshman standout Chelsea Harris’ four goals, the women’s soccer team defeated John Jay 5-0 (4-11-2). The victory gives Lehman a berth in the CUNYAC finals scheduled for Saturday, November 7, at 2 p.m. at Brooklyn College, where Lehman will take on the College of Staten Island.

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Celebrated Québécoise Author Marie-Célie Agnant Talks About Writing with a Burning Pen in Upcoming Lecture Oct. 27

October 23, 2015 4:16 pm African and African American Studies Dept, Languages and Literatures Dept, Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Famed Québécoise author Marie-Célie Agnant will give a talk, titled “Writing with a Burning Pen,” on Tuesday, October 27, at 3:30 p.m. in Studio C-36 of the Multimedia Center. Agnant is celebrated for her rich body of work exploring issues concerning women, racism, slavery, and injustice throughout Haitian and Latin American history.

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