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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Noëlle Santos (B.A. ’09; M.S. ’12) Shares Her Entrepreneurial Vision with Students

March 6, 2017 3:39 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, Economics and Business Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Noëlle Santos’s years at Lehman read like a novel full of dramatic highs and lows. Living on her own since she was 16, she enrolled at the College for her undergraduate degree. Because she worked full-time in Manhattan, she would grab dinner (“a beef patty with cheese”), jump on the subway for an hour, sometimes more, and […]

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André Aciman (‘73) Returns to Lehman April 5 to Read from His New Novel

March 1, 2017 1:34 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, Comparative Literature Program, English Dept, Languages and Literatures Dept, Library, School of Arts and Humanities

In Enigma Variations (FSG; $26), the latest novel from Lehman College alumnus André Aciman, the host of a Brooklyn dinner party wonders whether it’s preferable to be in that borough, gazing upon the Manhattan skyline, or on the island itself, looking at Brooklyn.

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Lehman to Host NYC Men Teach Day Celebration on March 3

February 8, 2017 1:59 pm Alumni, Middle and High School Education Dept

On March 3, all five boroughs of New York City will recognize NYC Men Teach Day—a citywide celebration to honor the contributions of men of color who are educators—including an event at the College in Carman B-40 from 4-6 p.m. The NYC Men Teach Initiative began in January 2015, when Mayor Bill De Blasio pledged that New […]

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President Cruz Presses for Greater Equity In Higher Ed at Congressional Hearing

February 7, 2017 4:56 pm Admissions, Alumni, Alumni Relations, Graduate Admissions, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Dr. José Luis Cruz, president of Herbert H. Lehman College, The City University of New York, delivered testimony this morning to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce that emphasized the need to fight inequities in higher education and explained how Lehman and other public two- and four-year colleges are creating […]

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Lehman College Macaulay Honors Grad Receives $200,000 in Scholarships to Attend Medical School

May 3, 2016 1:58 pm Alumni, Faculty, Macaulay Honors College, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Students

Lehman College and Macaulay Honors College alumnus Cesar Andrade is about to begin what will certainly be four of the toughest but most rewarding years of his life. As an incoming student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in Manhattan, the Lehman class of 2014 graduate wants to pursue a career as a primary care physician who works with underserved populations and conducts research addressing healthcare disparities.

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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 Alumnus at Texas A&M Wins Award as Outstanding Academic Advisor

March 25, 2016 12:10 pm Alumni, Counseling Center, SEEK, Uncategorized

Lehman alumnus Rafael Almanzar (’09), now an academic advisor at Texas A&M, has received a 2016 National Academic Advising Association award.

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Lehman Graduates Receive Sloan Awards for Excellence in Science and Math Teaching

February 25, 2016 12:39 pm Alumni, Graduate Studies, Mathematics and Computer Science Dept, School of Education, Uncategorized

Two Lehman alumni were presented with the prestigious Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Teaching Science and Mathematics.

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Goya Foods Executive and Lehman Graduate to Receive Distinguished Alumnus Award

February 11, 2016 4:48 pm Alumni, Economics and Business Dept, Languages and Literatures Dept, President Fernández, School of Arts and Humanities, SEEK, Uncategorized

Carlos Ortiz (’79) was on February 13 in Albany with a “Distinguished Alumnus” award.

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Joseph Tusiani Named New York State Poet Laureate Emeritus

January 11, 2016 1:16 pm Alumni, English Dept, Languages and Literatures Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo named Joseph Tusiani, a Professor Emeritus of Lehman College, New York’s State Poet Laureate Emeritus.

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CUNY Campaign for Voluntary Charitable Giving Now Underway, Lehman Organizers Recognized

October 14, 2015 11:32 am Alumni, Alumni Relations, President Fernández

Rivera and Necula were recently honored for their work with the Goal Buster Award for going above the targeted goal and the Chairperson’s Trophy Award for achieving the highest increase in percentage participation from CUNY—both awards were a first for Lehman.

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