Alumni

Lehman Named the No. 12 Most Attractive Yet Affordable Campus in the Nation

November 13, 2014 3:12 pm Admissions, Alumni, CUNYfirst, In the News, Lehman Center for School/College Collaboratives, Scholarship Students, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Continuing & Professional Studies, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Study Abroad, Uncategorized

According to a new national ranking Lehman College was selected as the No. 12 “Most Attractive Yet Affordable Campus” in the United States.

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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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Commencement 2014: Watch Live Online, on BronxNet, or Follow on Social Media

May 19, 2014 5:25 pm Alumni, Information Technology, Multimedia Center, President Fernández, Student Affairs, Students

Lehman College will celebrate the graduation of more than 2,800 students on Thursday, May 29 beginning at 10 a.m. on the South Athletic Field. WATCH online here. VIEW on BronxNet: Channel 67 (Cablevision Optimum) or Channel 33 (Verizon Fios). FOLLOW on social media at Lehman College’s Facebook page (where photos may be viewed and downloaded), [...]

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Letter from the President: The CUNY Budget and a New Nursing Facility

April 28, 2014 10:02 am Alumni, Division of Administration & Finance, Institutional Advancement, Lehman College Foundation, Media Relations and Publications, President Fernández

Spring has sprung and we are finally beginning to see warmer temperatures after such a harsh winter. With spring comes a clearer picture of the 2014 – 2015 budget after an agreement between Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state Senate and Assembly. The budget includes improvements to the operating and capital budgets of Lehman College [...]

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NY Daily News Golden Gloves Hall of Fame: Davey Vasquez

April 16, 2014 10:13 am Alumni, Athletics, In the News

His championship wins in 1968 and 1969 made Vasquez the only Gloves competitor to win titles at both the old and new Madison Square Garden. BY Stephen Lorenzo NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 6:00 AM Dan Farrell He might not be as mentally sharp as he once was, but as Davey Vasquez [...]

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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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NYC Public Advocate Letitia James ’82 to Deliver Lehman College Commencement Address

February 28, 2014 9:43 am Alumni, President Fernández, Student Affairs

James earned a psychology degree from Lehman and is the first African-American woman to be elected to citywide office.

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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, [...]

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Lehman Salutes Ira D. Cohen (B.S. ’73): 2013 Alumni Achievement Award Winner

December 10, 2013 1:00 am Alumni, President Fernández

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.

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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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