Alumni Relations

Lehman Alumna Natalie Collette Wood Featured in NYT’s Sunday Routine

July 28, 2015 3:53 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, Art Dept

Even after the new Bronx Children’s Museum opens on the Harlem River in 2017, Natalie Collette Wood, 33, the program director, will continue to share her peripatetic exhibits and mural-making aboard the organization’s traveling bus.

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Lehman College’s Allie Bernasconi and Adriana Wright Are National Champions

March 16, 2015 12:47 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

Lehman College women’s indoor track athletes Allie Bernasconi and Adriana Wright made history on Saturday afternoon, as each became a national champion at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships, held at the JDL Fast Track in North Carolina. “I am ecstatic,” said Coach Pete Charles, when asked about the national success of the two Lehman runners. [...]

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The Men’s Basketball Squad Will Battle Staten Island in the ECAC Championships

March 3, 2015 4:18 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, Athletics, Student Affairs

The Lehman College men’s basketball team has been invited to participate in the ECAC Division III Metro Championships, and will host the College of Staten Island on Wednesday, March 4, at 7:00 p.m. The Lightning are the tournament’s No. 4 seed, while CSI is No. 5. This is the program’s first ECAC appearance since 2009, when [...]

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Come Audition for Cinderella ’15, an Original Musical, on Dec. 5 and Dec. 8

December 2, 2014 12:41 pm Alumni Relations, Lehman Stages, Lovinger Theatre, Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

Come audition for Lehman College’s upcoming presentation of Cinderella’15, an original musical by Prof. Penny Prince of Lehman College’s Music Department. Auditions are by appointment only. Please call 718/960-7796 or email Prof. Prince at Auditions will be held in the Music Building, Room 306 on  Friday, Dec. 5, from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. and on Monday, Dec. 8 from [...]

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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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