The Department of Music offers a 64-credit major in music leading to the BS degree. The undergraduate program offers a general program of study with emphasis on theory, musicianship, history, and performance within a liberal arts college curriculum. A minor in music (12 credits), and an enhanced minor in music (18 credits) are also offered, requiring any undergraduate music courses, except MSH 114, MSH 115, and MSH 245. Visit the Department.
“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.Read More »
James earned a psychology degree from Lehman and is the first African-American woman to be elected to citywide office.Read More »
The U.S. Workforce and Higher Education: Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale to Deliver 45th Annual “Lehman Lecture”January 24, 2014 1:00 am Alumni, Bronx Small Business Development Center, Graduate Studies, Lehman College Foundation, Media Relations and Publications, President Fernández, Research, School of Continuing & Professional Studies, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Student Affairs, Undergraduate Studies
Changes in the American workforce and what they mean for the future of higher education will be the focus of the 45th annual Herbert H. Lehman Memorial Lecture. Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, director of the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce, will deliver the Lehman Lecture. Wednesday, April 2, 2014 11 a.m. Lovinger Theatre, [...]Read More »
There’s no question that Ira Cohen, the 2013 recepient of the Alumni Achievement Award, is a self-motivated hard worker. However, if you ask him, who gave him his drive, he won’t hestitate to tell you that the secret to his success was his parents.Read More »
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 [...]Read More »
Remembering Kisook Ahn: Memorial Service and Scholarship Fund Honor Lehman Alumna and Metro North VictimDecember 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.Read More »
Lehman College is saddened to announce the death of alumna Kisook Ahn (BS ’09, MS ’12) in the December 1 crash of a Metro North train in the Bronx. She was one of four people killed when the train jumped the tracks near the Spuyten Duyvil station, just southwest of the Lehman College campus. Ms. Ahn, 35, was a native of South Korea, arriving in the United States in 2008 as part of Lehman’s exchange program with Sungshin Women’s University. She completed an accelerated bachelor’s degree in nursing in 2009 and a master’s degree in the family nurse practitioner program in 2012.Read More »
Ivan Seidenberg grew up in the Bronx and attended New York City public schools. By his own admission, he rarely ventured past the few blocks surrounding his home – physically or intellectually. After attending and graduating from Lehman College in 1972, he rose through the ranks of Verizon Communications and its predecessors to become Chairman [...]Read More »
Alumna Letitia James Elected NYC Public Advocate, First African-American Woman to Hold Citywide OfficeNovember 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.
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.Read More »
“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.Read More »
When William O. Folchi and his wife, Corazon, moved back to his childhood home in the Morris Park section of the Bronx in 2008, they knew they would have a lot of cleaning to do. But what they didn’t know is what they would find as they emptied out the basement and garage of the house. Buried beneath debris and garbage bags, and completely forgotten by time, he unearthed a virtual museum of artwork.Read More »