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Lehman Celebrates CUNY Month

October 30, 2014 3:49 pm Uncategorized

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared with an official proclamation that November is CUNY Month. In accordance, Lehman College has put together an array of events—from performing arts and open houses to lectures and book readings—for the whole community to enjoy. Visit Our Events Page on the CUNY website for a schedule of open [...]

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Noted Astronomer and Author Dr. Jeffrey Bennett to Give Talk on Math and Teaching Science, Oct. 31

October 27, 2014 12:27 pm Faculty, Provost, Quantitative Reasoning

Dr. Jeffrey Bennett specializes in mathematics and science education. He has taught extensively at all levels, including having founded and run a private science summer school for elementary and middle school children. At the college level, he has taught more than fifty classes in astronomy, physics, mathematics, and education.

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How to Use Storytelling as a Tool in Life and Business

October 16, 2014 2:31 am Student Affairs, Students

“The main goal of the conference is to help students understand the key components in personal storytelling,” says Suzette Ramsundar, coordinator of The Herbert H Lehman Center for Student Leadership Development.

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Anthony L. LaRuffa, Anthropologist, Italian-American Studies Expert, and Champion of Adult Learning Programs, Dies

October 10, 2014 11:57 am Anthropology Dept, Faculty

Anthropology Professor Emeritus Anthony L. LaRuffa died from cancer on September 20. He retired in 2012 after 51 years of service to Lehman College and Hunter College in the Bronx.

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Prof. Victoria Sanford to Join Panel Discussion on ‘Selma 65’ Play

October 3, 2014 11:58 am Anthropology Dept

Cultural anthropologist Victoria Sanford (Professor, Anthropology; Director of the Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies) is one of several experts invited to join a post show panel discussion of Catherine Filloux’s one-woman play Selma ’65, now playing at the La Mama Experimental Theatre Club.

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Lehman College Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Dzul Dance Company

October 3, 2014 11:08 am Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Dept

México Maya explores the rich history of ancient Maya culture, Mexican heritage, and the immigrant experience of Mexicans in America. The choreography is also an illustration of the physical, cultural and artistic journey of Artistic Director Javier Dzul.

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Prestigious Jeanette K. Watson Fellowship Program Seeks New Candidates

September 29, 2014 5:10 pm School of Arts and Humanities, School of Education, Student Affairs, Students

“This is a superb opportunity for our students because JK Watson provides exposure to a broad spectrum of advantages and benefits at a level of sophistication otherwise rarely available to them,” says Professor Gary Schwartz.

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Immigration Expert Allan Wernick to Give Constitution Day Lecture Sept. 23

September 17, 2014 4:33 pm Political Science Dept, Provost

Allan Wernick, an expert on immigration law and director of CUNY Citizenship Now, will deliver Lehman’s upcoming Constitution Day lecture on Tuesday, September 23, at 2 p.m. in the Lovinger Theatre. This event is open to the public.

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Lehman College Community Remembers 9/11

September 10, 2014 4:44 pm 9/11, Student Affairs

The campus community is invited to attend Lehman’s 9/11 Commemoration, which will be held on Thursday, September 11, at 10:45 a.m., along College Walk outside Shuster Hall in front of the campus 9/11 memorial.

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Students from Macaulay Honors College to take Part in Major BioBlitz at the NY Botanical Garden

September 5, 2014 11:41 am Macaulay Honors College, Student Affairs, Students

Destiny Berisha, a sophomore at Lehman’s Macaulay Honors College, will join more than 400 of her fellow students and 20 scientists at the New York Botanical Garden this weekend (Sept. 6-7) to contribute to the cataloging of the Garden’s plant life.

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Lehman College Welcomes Two New Deans

September 4, 2014 12:28 pm Anthropology Dept, Biological Sciences Dept, Chemistry Dept, Economics and Business Dept, Environmental, Geographic, and Geological Sciences Dept, Faculty, Health Sciences Dept, Nursing Dept, Physics and Astronomy Dept, President Fernández, Provost, Psychology Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Social Work Dept, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept

This Fall, Lehman College welcomes two new deans after extensive local and national searches: Dr. William W. Latimer has been named founding dean of the new School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing and Dr. Gautam Sen is now the new dean of the School of Natural and Social Sciences.

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President Fernández, Five Students Honored at Bronx Dominican Day Parade

July 29, 2014 4:20 pm Students

President Ricardo R. Fernández and five Lehman students were honored at the 25th Annual Bronx Dominican Day Parade on July 27. Carolyn Almedia, Manuel Emiliano, Kevin Paulino, David Tavarez, and Eliza Torres each received a scholarship for outstanding academic achievement.

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