Archive for July, 2012

Athletics Department Names New Head Tennis Coach

July 25, 2012 4:59 pm Athletics

Alumnus Jerry Power has been named head coach of men’s and women’s tennis at Lehman.

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Prof. Perl Reflects on Working for Social Change

July 24, 2012 4:26 pm English Dept, In the News, School of Arts and Humanities

Professor Sondra Perl (English), who helped to establish the Holocaust Educators Network, reflects in this YouTube interview on the role of the individual as an agent of social change. Visit

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Survey of Plants in Van Cortlandt Park Turns up Surprises

July 24, 2012 1:51 pm Biological Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

When Jack Henning is not teaching biology at Lehman, he can be found in the swamps and woodlands of nearby Van Cortlandt Park, conducting an exhaustive survey of its entire flora that has uncovered numerous surprises, from the impact of pollution and acid rain to the slow return of a wetland drained years ago by Robert Moses to build new highways.

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Lehman Professor Helps Lead Conference of Natural Products Researchers

July 23, 2012 4:19 pm Biological Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Professor Edward Kennelly (Biological Sciences) is chairing the local organizing committee for the largest U.S. gathering of natural products researchers.

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Lehman Students Honored at Yankee Stadium

July 19, 2012 3:41 pm Student Awards, Students

Several students from Lehman College, Hostos and Bronx Community College were selected to receive the 2012 Bronx Dominican Parade Scholarship.

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Lehman Gets a Goal!

July 19, 2012 10:07 am Athletics, Multimedia, Students, Video

On November 5, 2011, the Lehman Lightning Men’s Soccer Team beat Baruch college and won the CUNYAC Championship. Head coach Joseph Réal André and 6 players share their joy of winning and the positive effects of teamwork.

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Lehman Students Score Valuable Summer Internships

July 17, 2012 4:01 pm Career Services Center, Economics and Business Dept, Mathematics and Computer Science Dept, Student Affairs, Students

Several Lehman students have landed coveted internship opportunities in the tristate area this summer with both McAfee and the Wall Street Exchange program.

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Author and Administrator Named New Dean at Lehman College

July 17, 2012 2:12 pm English Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Dr. Deirdre Pettipiece, a scholar and author and most recently the associate dean of arts and sciences at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, has been named the new dean of the School of Arts and Humanities at Lehman College.

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‘Inside Lehman’ Wins Three More Awards

July 12, 2012 5:01 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Inside Lehman XII, Lehman’s student co-produced video news magazine, has won three awards—the Videographer Award of Distinction, the Communicator Award of Distinction, and the Hermes Creative Award (gold).

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Address by Lehman President at Guam Forum Focuses on Role of Technology in Reshaping Higher Education

July 11, 2012 12:13 pm President Fernández

Lehman College President Ricardo R. Fernández delivered the keynote address at the University of Guam’s 60th Anniversary Presidential Forum and predicted that over the next several decades the digital revolution will drive major changes in the process of credentialing students and workers.

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Lehman Students Accepted into New York Needs You Fellowship Program

July 11, 2012 10:34 am SEEK, Student Affairs, Students

Sophomores Oscar Guzman and Tiffany Coke are just two out of nine Lehman students to be accepted into the New York Needs You Fellowship Program.

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Lehman Librarian Chosen President-Elect of Chinese American Librarians Association

July 6, 2012 11:23 am Library

Kachuen Gee, the technical services librarian at Lehman College, has been chosen as president-elect of the Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA), which represents about 1,000 Chinese and Chinese-American librarians both in the U.S. and abroad.

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