Alumni Relations

Lehman Alumna Explores Roots of Fanaticism

July 24, 2014 11:37 am Alumni, Alumni Relations, Psychology Dept

Lehman alumna Leah Fredman (’12) is making academic news again—she was just awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to study “identity fusion” in Israel.

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Jazz for Lehman College: The Harlem Quartet at San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Center for the Performing Arts

April 14, 2014 2:30 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, Institutional Advancement, Lehman College Foundation, Music Dept

On Friday, May 2, 2014, along with Puerto Rico’s Pro-Arte Musical, the Lehman College Foundation will co-host the Harlem Quartet at San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Center for the Performing Arts in Santurce. “Jazz for Lehman College” was established to raise funds for scholarships of the City University of New York. Located in the North Bronx, [...]

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Lewis Gordon (’84) Named Nelson Mandela Visiting Professor at Rhodes University

March 7, 2014 10:40 am Alumni, Alumni Relations

“Studying through the LSP and learning so much from my vibrant community of peers were gifts. My fellow students were politically aware, always active and looking out for each other,” Gordon said. “We had fundraising parties to assist each other with tuition and living costs; we cultivated our artistic and academic talents through performances and academic workshops; we created newspapers and magazines; and we even developed free used-book drives and additional tutoring services.

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Lehman Hosts Swearing-in of NYC Councilman Andrew Cohen: “No More Powerful Tool in Fighting Poverty than Education”

January 5, 2014 3:50 pm Alumni Relations, Institutional Advancement, Lovinger Theatre, Media Relations and Publications, President Fernández

Lehman College congratulates Andrew Cohen, the Bronx’s newest City Council member representing District 11, which includes the College. On January 5, Lehman hosted Mr. Cohen’s swearing-in ceremony in the historic Music Building’s Lovinger Theatre.

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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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Remembering Kisook Ahn: Memorial Service and Scholarship Fund Honor Lehman Alumna and Metro North Victim

December 7, 2013 2:00 am Alumni, Alumni Relations, Nursing Dept

A memorial service has been scheduled for Kisook Ahn, the Lehman College alumna who died in the December 1 crash of a Metro North train in the Bronx. It will be held on Tuesday, December 10 at 5 p.m. in the Faculty Dining Room of the Music Building.

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Alumna Letitia James Elected NYC Public Advocate, First African-American Woman to Hold Citywide Office

November 6, 2013 6:59 am Alumni, Alumni Relations, Psychology Dept

Lehman College alumna and New York City Councilwoman Letitia James has been elected Public Advocate for the City of New York, the first African-American woman to hold citywide office. She succeeds Bill De Blasio, who was elected Mayor in the 2013 municipal election.
James, who graduated in 1982 with a degree in psychology, ran unopposed in the general election after defeating Daniel Squadron in a Democratic primary runoff.

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Lehman College Wins Outstanding Achievement in Alumni Outreach

May 17, 2013 9:35 am Alumni, Alumni Relations

Maria-Cristina Necula, Director of Alumni Affairs at Lehman College, was awarded the 2013 Outstanding Achievement in Alumni Outreach Award at the CUNY Philanthropy Forum held at the Graduate Center last month.

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Lehman Alumnus Produces New Off-Broadway Comedy

May 8, 2013 11:28 am Alumni, Alumni Relations, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Students, Theatre Program, Urban Male Leadership Program

“If someone had told me three years ago that I would be producing plays, operating my own accounting office, and giving talks about healthy life habits, I would have thought they were crazy,” says Ureña.

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Bronx Institute at Lehman College Awarded $75,000 Grant By Verizon Foundation

May 2, 2013 11:28 am Alumni Relations, Bronx Institute, Lehman College Foundation, Physics and Astronomy Dept

The Bronx Institute at Lehman College has been awarded a grant by the Verizon Foundation totaling $75,000. The grant will be used to establish the College’s STEM Pipeline Initiative to offer advanced physics instruction to Bronx high school students who do not have access to physics courses in their school.

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The Richard Tucker Foundation Returns to Lehman College

December 3, 2012 3:27 pm Alumni Relations, Music Dept

For the second year in a row, the Office of Alumni Relations is bringing the Richard Tucker Foundation with two rising stars of the Metropolitan Opera to Lehman College for a special performance.

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‘Building Tomorrow Together’ Campaign Now Underway

November 16, 2012 5:24 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, President Fernández

The CUNY Campaign for Voluntary Charitable Giving—now in its twenty-ninth year— is underway. Donations to the campaign help fund programs and services on the Lehman campus, as well as assist individuals and families in need.

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