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Bronx School Children Get a Lesson in Economics, STEM Fields

June 30, 2015 12:05 pm Bronx Institute

The Bronx Institute at Lehman College has been keeping busy, having recently coordinated two important events showcasing some of the organization’s best and brightest.

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Bronx Institute Nets New $3.8 Million Grant for GEAR UP Program

April 16, 2015 3:26 pm Bronx Institute

The Bronx Institute at Lehman College is on a roll with the acquisition of yet another major grant. This one is a six-year $1.9 million grant from the New York State Higher Education Services Corp. for the Institute’s acclaimed GEAR UP program.

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Bronx Institute at Lehman College Awarded $180,000 Grant

April 1, 2015 4:49 pm Bronx Institute, Uncategorized

The Bronx Institute at Lehman College has been awarded an eight-month grant totaling $180,000 as part of a Hurricane Sandy relief package from the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. The grant will be used to support The Bronx Institute’s educational efforts at two public high schools in the borough. In the [...]

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The Bronx Institute Awarded 1.1 Million Dollar Grant for Innovative BOOST After-School Program

February 19, 2015 2:11 pm Bronx Institute, Community Outreach, Middle and High School Education Dept

  The Bronx Institute at Lehman College launch of the new BOOST program (Bronx Opportunities Out-of School Time) offers 90 Bronx middle school students a rich opportunity to explore  potential interests, ranging from zoology to television broadcasting.These BOOST students all attend the Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice. New York City’s Department of Youth and [...]

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Bronx Institute Awarded Two New Grants for ENLACE

November 19, 2014 3:35 pm Bronx Institute, Spotlight on Research

The Bronx Institute at Lehman College was awarded two grants: one from the New York Life Foundation and another from the Jonathan Levin Fund at the Time Warner Foundation.

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Bronx Students Learn to Code Chemistry Apps at The Bronx Institute

October 3, 2014 10:18 am Bronx Institute

Bronx students are getting in touch with their inner chemist through a chemistry app-building program at the Bronx Institute at Lehman College—it’s thanks in large part to a major two-year, $150,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation.

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U.S. News & World Report: High School of American Studies at Lehman College Is Number One in NY State, #32 Nationwide

April 24, 2014 3:36 pm Bronx Institute, Middle and High School Education Dept, President Fernández, Students

The High School of American Studies at Lehman College has been named the #1 public high school in New York State by U.S. News & World Report. It was ranked #32 in the nation. The High School of American Studies at Lehman College specializes in American history, and offers Advanced Placement courses in English, calculus and chemistry. To supplement in-class learning, students travel to historical sites and attend seminars with guest speakers. Juniors and seniors at HSAS can enroll in courses at Lehman College, and all students are encouraged to embark on individual research projects. The High School of American Studies has a 100 percent participation rate on Advanced Placement tests and a passing rate of 94 percent.

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Bronx Institute at Lehman College Awarded $75,000 Grant By Verizon Foundation

May 2, 2013 11:28 am Alumni Relations, Bronx Institute, Lehman College Foundation, Physics and Astronomy Dept

The Bronx Institute at Lehman College has been awarded a grant by the Verizon Foundation totaling $75,000. The grant will be used to establish the College’s STEM Pipeline Initiative to offer advanced physics instruction to Bronx high school students who do not have access to physics courses in their school.

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Bronx Institute Receives Grant from New York State

January 11, 2013 3:41 pm Bronx Institute

The Bronx Institute at Lehman College has received a grant from New York State to provide college readiness services to three public schools in the Bronx.

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Bronx Institute at Lehman College Awarded Two Grants

December 19, 2012 10:40 am Bronx Institute

The Bronx Institute at Lehman College has been awarded grants by Con Edison and The Edwin Gould Foundation.

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GEAR UP Students Tour U.S. Capitol

December 6, 2012 1:26 pm Bronx Institute

Students from the Bronx Institute’s GEAR UP program recently took part in a three-day trip to Washington, D.C., for an extended lesson on civic engagement and democracy.

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The Bronx Institute Welcomes Back Former ENLACE Students as New Hires

September 11, 2012 1:14 pm Bronx Institute

“My goal is to help ENLACE students complete their college applications. When I was in high school, we received very little college counseling,” says DeJesus. “Of course there was a lot of pressure to go to college, but no one explained to us how to do it. ENLACE gave me that support and that’s what I want to give back.”

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