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Lehman College Nursing Department’s Accelerated BSN Program Rated No. 2 in the Country

March 24, 2017 10:53 am Nursing Dept, School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing

The Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program in the Department of Nursing at Lehman College was rated the second best in the country for 2017 in a recent survey conducted by GeriatricNursing.org. The report was released on March 16. Among the top five schools are Duke University, Johns Hopkins University, Michigan State University, […]

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Athletics Hires Two New Coaches

March 23, 2017 12:02 pm Uncategorized

The Lehman College Athletics Department welcomed two new coaches to continue the Lightning’s tradition of athletic success. Ana Belzunce was appointed in February of last year as men’s and women’s tennis coach. She brings a wealth of experience to the Lightning, having coached at the John McEnroe Tennis Academy in Randall’s Island, as well as with […]

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Alien Nations to Open at the Lehman College Art Gallery

March 22, 2017 5:10 pm Lehman College Art Gallery

The Lehman College Art Gallery’s new show Alien Nations, will have its opening night reception on Thursday, March 23, from 5 to 8 p.m. Alien Nations explores how artists convey a sense of people’s alienation from modern society. During a time of great political upheaval around the globe, the exhibition, which will last until May […]

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Accomplished Lehman Student, Journalist, Podcaster Wins Elaine Rivera Scholarship

March 21, 2017 10:26 am Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Students

Senior Jason Burgos is this year’s recipient of the Elaine Rivera Scholarship, which is awarded to journalism students who are succeeding academically and have demonstrated strong storytelling skills. With his articles appearing in various online publications and his own podcast, Burgos is already ahead of the game in establishing his presence in the field. Burgos […]

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Famed Opera by Lehman Professors Wins Two Grammys

March 20, 2017 1:03 pm Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

Twenty-five years after it was first performed at the Metropolitan Opera, The Ghosts of Versailles—composed by Distinguished Professor of Music, John Corigliano with a libretto by Theatre Professor William M. Hoffman—continues to rack up awards. In 2015, the Los Angeles Opera staged the work, in all its original, lavish production glory. Then at last month’s […]

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Urban Male Leadership Celebrates 10 Years and Sets a Fundraising Record

March 17, 2017 11:52 am Student Affairs, Uncategorized, Urban Male Leadership Program

The first Inaugural Awards and Scholarship Brunch for the Urban Male Leadership Program (UMLP) took place on in late February celebrating the program’s ten-year anniversary at Lehman College. But in the process, also set a fundraising record: the awards raised more than $30,000, surpassing its fundraising goal of $20,000 and was attended by about 200 […]

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Dr. Christopher Emdin (B.S., ’01) Will Speak at the NYC Writing Project’s Conference on March 18

March 15, 2017 3:50 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, Anthropology Dept, Biological Sciences Dept, Early Childhood and Childhood Education Dept, School of Education

As an undergraduate at Lehman College, Chris Emdin led a double life. An Anthro-Biochemistry major (B.S.,‘01) and self-described science geek, when he was not in class or a lab, Emdin was taking full advantage of the hip-hop culture that was thriving on campus. That included being at radio station WLCR, hanging out with the rappers […]

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A Stellar Basketball Career for Lehman Lightning Star

March 15, 2017 2:36 pm Athletics

Amely Del Rosario, Lehman’s 5’5” powerhouse guard, is considered one of the greatest basketball players in the history of the College. Her stellar athletic career could fill several highlight reels—though it is a career that concluded a few weeks ago, when the Bronx native’s attempt to lead the Lightning to its second consecutive CUNYAC tittle […]

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Men’s Baseball Topple Nationally Ranked Roanoke 10-4

March 10, 2017 3:15 pm Athletics

The Lehman College baseball squad defeated No. 23 Roanoke College 10-4 in Myrtle Beach, SC.  It was the first time that a Lehman baseball squad ever defeated a nationally ranked opponent. The win, Lehman’s second of the season gives the Lightning a 2-6 mark. The Maroons fall to 12-3 and the loss snaps a four game […]

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Raymond Smullyan, Mathematical Wizard, Author, and Beloved Teacher, is Dead at 97

March 10, 2017 11:12 am Mathematics and Computer Science Dept

Professor Raymond Smullyan, who taught at Lehman for nearly two decades, passed away on February 5 at the age of 97. He was in the Mathematics and Computer Science Department from 1968 to 1983, as well as the Philosophy Program at the Graduate center from 1976 to 1984. He was internationally known both as a mathematical logician […]

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BUSTED! An Original Theatre Piece—Now Playing at the Lovinger

March 8, 2017 1:28 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

The upcoming Theatre and Dance Program’s production of BUSTED! is a remarkable collaboration between faculty members Richard DesRochers and Amy Larimer, along with talented musicians, and Lehman multimedia performing arts students. The show opened on Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. at the Lovinger Theater and will run through March 11. “We are exploring the notions of […]

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New LGBTQ Organization Makes its Campus Debut

March 7, 2017 4:34 pm English Dept, Students

Professor Olivia Moy, of the College’s English department, is on a mission to revitalize a dormant student group that she believes is a critical “source of solidarity” for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students on campus. Thanks to her efforts, a new club—the LGBTQ+Alliance—now exists. When Moy learned that no such group existed—a similar organization, […]

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