Former Olympian Joel Phillip Named Lehman Track Coach

August 6, 2015 5:01 pm Athletics

Joel Phillip, a former Olympian who participated in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, is Lehman’s newest men’s and women’s track/field and cross country head coach.

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Sophomore Named National Champion at NCAA Outdoor Track Championships

June 9, 2015 3:21 pm Athletics

Lehman College sophomore Adriana Wright once again made history on Saturday afternoon, as she became a national champion in the 100-meter hurdles at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships, held at the Merrick-Pinkard Track and Field Complex in Canton, N.Y.

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Bernasconi Named CUNYAC/HSS Scholar-Athlete of the Month

April 22, 2015 11:55 am Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

Lehman College junior Allie Bernasconi has been named the CUNY Athletic Conference/Hospital for Special Surgery Scholar-Athlete of the Month, for March, 2015. Bernasconi of the women’s indoor track and field program, made a name for herself nationally while maintaining a strong GPA in Lehman’s Sociology program. “It’s definitely a good experience because I’ve gotten a lot [...]

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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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Women’s Indoor Track Team Ranked No. 5 in the Nation; Adriana Wright Named National Athlete of the Week

March 5, 2015 4:29 pm Athletics, Student Affairs

The Lehman College women’s indoor track and field team has moved up in the rankings and is now No. 5 in the nation, in the latest USTFCCCA Division III poll. Lehman has now been ranked in all six weekly polls this season. The complete poll can be found here. Sophomore Adriana Wright (St. Elizabeth, Jamaica/Manchester) was named the [...]

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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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The New York Times Admires CUNY’s “City Game”

February 27, 2015 2:53 pm Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

The Lehman College men’s basketball team saw its CUNY Athletic Conference Championship run come to an end, as the No. 3 Lightning fell to No. 2 Brooklyn in the CUNYAC Semifinals, 80 -70, at the Nat Holman Gym on the campus of the City College of New York, on Wednesday evening. The New York Times [...]

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Melilli Named Head Coach

November 12, 2014 11:06 am Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

After being named Coach of the Year, Casey Melilli has been elevated to the position of Head Coach for the women’s soccer program.

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John Pollina Wins 2014 CUNYAC Cross Country Championship

November 3, 2014 11:54 am Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

Sophomore John Pollina won the 2014 CUNY Athletic Conference Men’s Cross Country Championship 8K race, held at Van Cortlandt Park. Senior Thamare Rejouis earned CUNYAC All-Star status, finishing in 15th place overall in the Women’s Championship.

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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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Scholarship Students Plan to Work for a Better Bronx and Healthier World

December 17, 2013 1:40 pm Athletics, Financial Aid, Health Sciences Dept, Lehman Scholars Program, Nursing Dept, Philosophy Dept, Psychology Dept, Scholarship Students, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept, Student Awards, Students, Wellness Program

Lehman College congratulates four recent scholarship recipients – three from the Bronx CUNY Scholarship Fund and one from the New York Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. All have plans to work for the well-being of Bronx residents and advocate for a healthier global village. Francisco Cruz and Sharonda Oppong-Addae are Bronx CUNY Scholars and Genill Reynoso is an Elias Karmon Scholar; Imani Dubois received the New York Hispanic Chamber of Commerce award.

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Unleashing New Passion On Ice: Lehman Ready for Kingsbridge National Ice Center to Become Reality

December 11, 2013 1:00 am Athletics, Bronx Small Business Development Center, Health Sciences Dept, Multimedia Center, President Fernández, Students

On December 10, the New York City Council approved the re-development of the Kingsbridge Armory, two blocks south of the Lehman College campus. Plans call for the Armory to be transformed into the city’s largest indoor ice rink, featuring nine rinks that will be open year round, state of the art facilities, seating for 5,000 people, and community and educational space. Since the beginning of the process, Lehman College and President Ricardo R. Fernández have supported the development of the ice center and sought opportunities for collaboration.

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