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CUNY Graduate Education Fair at Lehman College Nov. 11

October 29, 2014 4:04 pm Graduate Admissions, Graduate Studies, School of Education

With its focus on graduate education programs, the fair’s scheduled workshops will include an edTPA/certification information session; a special education/TESOL/bilingual panel discussion; an employment session with the New York City Department of Education; an Education Leadership/Counseling panel discussion; and a mathematics and science education panel discussion.

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Bronx Students Design Their Own Robots—Thanks to Intel and Lehman College

October 17, 2014 1:01 pm Admissions, Biological Sciences Dept, School of Education, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Science Building, Uncategorized

Thanks to a partnership between Intel, Lehman College and the Department of Education, three South Bronx students from High School/Middle School 223, designed their own robots that used a 3D printer to bring their creations to life. The pilot program with Lehman, Students and Robots, is part of Intel’s 21st Century Robot Project, which seeks to [...]

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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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New Graduate Student Reception A Success

August 19, 2014 5:12 pm Graduate Studies, Provost, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Continuing & Professional Studies, School of Education, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept, Students

“Lehman College is a warm and welcoming place, and we want to make sure that our graduate students receive the same kind of attention that our undergraduate students receive when they first enter the campus.”

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Youth Voices: Bringing Students and Teachers Together to Improve Digital Skills

June 12, 2014 3:56 pm Literacy Studies, School of Education

The New York City Writing Project at Lehman College announces the Youth Voices Inquiry Project, which will engage students and teachers from across New York City – with a particular focus on the Bronx – in using reading, writing, and digital media to explore their interests and passions. The project is made possible by $50,000 [...]

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Professor Stuart Chen-Hayes: New Book Adds School Counselors to the Achievement Debate

December 23, 2013 1:00 am Bookstore, Counseling, Leadership, Literacy, and Special Education Dept, Early Childhood and Childhood Education Dept, Faculty, School of Education

As principals, teachers, and parents in schools across the country debate how to effectively close achievement gaps and raise standards, one group is often left out of the dialogue: school counselors. Professor Stuart Chen-Hayes and his colleagues are seeking to change that in a big way. Their new book, 101 Solutions for School Counselors and Leaders in Challenging Times, uses a Q&A approach to cover topics ranging from data-driven counseling to bullying, collaboration, and equity. Readers will also find a generous list of print and digital resources.

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Lifeline for Out-of-School Girls: Alumna Brings Education to Vulnerable Nigerians

December 10, 2013 1:00 am Alumni, Alumni Relations, School of Education, Study Abroad, Women's Studies Program

By SAM OTTI The Sun (Lagos, Nigeria) In Africa, there is a common saying that ‘Women’s Education Ends in Kitchen’ (WEEK). But Nkechi Ogbodo, the founder of a New York-based group, Kechie’s Project, would shout from the rooftop that depriving the girl-child the opportunity of formal education is a rape of womanhood. Her vigorous advocacy [...]

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$500 Goes a Long Way in Graduate School. Just Ask a Graduate Student

November 20, 2013 2:00 pm Graduate Studies, Mathematics and Computer Science Dept, Scholarship Students, School of Education, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept

What does $500 mean to a hard-working graduate student? It means buying supplies to work with children in Lehman’s speech-language pathology clinic, says Jessica Ra. It means buying textbooks and replacing a worn-out computer, says Diorvic Gonzalez.

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Lehman Welcomes Talented and Accomplished New Faculty for 2013 – 2014

November 9, 2013 1:00 am Faculty, President Fernández, Provost, Research, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Education, School of Natural and Social Sciences

This September, Lehman welcomed twenty new faculty members and nearly 3,000 new students—one of the College’s strongest incoming class in two decades.

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Library Acquires 8,000 Books, CDs and More from Lincoln Center Education

September 10, 2013 3:26 pm Library, School of Education

“This is a transformative acquisition for the Lehman Library,” said Chief Librarian Kenneth Schlesinger.

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Grad Student Emma Wixted Wins NYS School Counselor Scholarship

June 12, 2013 11:03 am School of Education

“I feel like the area that I enjoy most with students is helping them find their passion in a classroom and reach their potential,” Wixted says. “If I am a school counselor, I can work on those kinds of issues with students to even help them negotiate adolescence more easily because it is such a hard part of life.”

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New York State Education Commissioner Visits Lehman

April 25, 2013 5:19 pm Early Childhood and Childhood Education Dept, School of Education

New York State Education Commissioner John B. King visited Lehman College’s School of Education on April 16 to learn more about the TQP Mathematics Achievement with Teachers in High-needs Urban Populations initiative, also known as MATH-UP.

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