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Discussing Racism and Injustice in the Criminal Justice System

March 3, 2017 5:06 pm Student Affairs, Students, Uncategorized

Renée Hutchins, a criminal defense expert and professor of law, and prison reform advocate Akeem Browder delivered a powerful analysis of the American judicial system from an urban point of view before a room full of students on Monday afternoon. The talk was part of the Herbert H. Lehman Leadership program’s spring seminar series, titled “Leadership in Law,” and it focused on the role the average citizen can play in the justice reform movement.

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Women’s Team Bows Out While the Men’s Team Battle CCNY in the Semifinals Tonight

February 22, 2017 12:36 pm Athletics

The No. 2 Lehman College women’s basketball team fell behind early in last night’s match against No. 3 College of Staten Island, losing 69-43, in the CUNYAC semifinals.

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Riverdale Press: You’re Gonna Hear Them Roar

May 6, 2016 11:08 am In the News

While most students were unwinding over spring break, members of a new musical called “Daniel in the Lion’s Den” were hard at work at Lehman College. Riverdale resident and music professor Penny Prince composed the score, though the script itself was a collaborative process involving the cast.

“This show is something different, not only from the content and the story but also from the way it was made,” said Lehman freshman Bryan Paredes, who plays the part of King Belshazzar.

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New Musical ‘Daniel in the Lions’ Den’ Opens at Lehman College May 12

May 5, 2016 8:52 am Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

Daniel in the Lions’ Den, a dramatic new musical composed by Professor Penny Prince of Lehman College’s Music Department, retells the biblical tale of oppression and faith with some new insights into immigration, incarceration, and staying true to one’s self. Performances will be held on Thursday, May 12, at 7 p.m. and Friday, May 13, at 11 a.m. in Room 306 of the Music Building.

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Obscura Literary Magazine to Launch Seventh Volume, May 4

April 29, 2016 2:27 pm Alumni, English Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students

Editors of the student-run literary magazine, Obscura, will hold a special launch party to celebrate the release of a seventh volume on Wednesday, May 4, at 2:30 p.m. in the Lehman College Art Gallery. Students and alumni will read excerpts from the latest issue, which explores themes of identity, betrayal, love, and faith.

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Lehman College and Community Chorus to Present Spring Concert May 1 now

April 28, 2016 1:08 pm Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

The Lehman College and Community Chorus will present its annual Spring Concert on Sunday, May 1, at 2:30 p.m. in the Lehman Concert Hall. Complimentary tickets are available at the Box Office and can also be obtained after 1 p.m. on the day of the performance.

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Riverdale Press: Lehman’s Generoso is Cuba-bound

April 15, 2016 9:48 am Athletics, In the News

Juliana Generoso’s Lehman College women’s soccer team didn’t quite achieve its goal of being the last team standing in the City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) this past season when the Lightning lost in the conference tournament championship game.

But she will get to achieve another “first” of sorts when Generoso joins a group of other CUNYAC student-athletes who will be embarking on CUNY’s Goodwill Tour to Cuba later this month, making her one of the first Americans to visit the Caribbean island nation in over 50 years.

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A New Suite for Nursing Moms Opens at Lehman

April 14, 2016 4:43 pm Student Affairs

The paint is dry, the artwork has been hung, and the furniture has been lovingly cleaned and upholstered in the newly opened Lactation Suite, located in Carman Hall, Rm. 187. Staff members in the Division of Student Affairs and the Division of Administration held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the official opening of the new facility designed to meet the needs of nursing moms on campus.

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The Riverdale Press: Believe in power of youth, UN leader says

March 24, 2016 4:51 pm In the News

To judge by international headlines, college students are not on their way to a very welcoming world. But last week, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon came to Lehman College with an upbeat message, exhorting young audience members to believe in the power of their voices.

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Grad Student Attends Bloomberg 2016 International Women’s Day Summit; Calls it an ‘Empowering Experience’

March 23, 2016 11:35 am Admissions, Graduate Admissions, Graduate Studies, School of Natural and Social Sciences

“I was honored to be selected to attend the summit,” says Olufemi. “It was the perfect opportunity for me to further my academic and career goals, and celebrate the achievements of women world-wide.”

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Inside Higher Education: From Crisis to Composition

March 11, 2016 11:15 am In the News

Jessica Yood went back to school to take a class on first-year writing and came away with a new take on the reform of general-composition courses.

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Crains 5boros: My Boro: Eva Bornstein’s Bronx

March 1, 2016 10:43 am In the News, Lehman Center for the Performing Arts

When Eva Bornstein began her tenure as the Executive Director of the Bronx’sLehman Center for the Performing Arts, she was a self-described Upper East Side snob who believed there was nothing the Bronx could do that Manhattan couldn’t do better. More than a decade later, Bornstein is a Bronx convert, working tirelessly to bring some of the biggest international musical and cultural acts to the Lehman stage. Here are three of her favorite destinations (soon to be yours, too) in the borough:

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