In the News

Riverdale Press: You’re Gonna Hear Them Roar

May 6, 2016 11:08 am In the News

While most students were unwinding over spring break, members of a new musical called “Daniel in the Lion’s Den” were hard at work at Lehman College. Riverdale resident and music professor Penny Prince composed the score, though the script itself was a collaborative process involving the cast.

“This show is something different, not only from the content and the story but also from the way it was made,” said Lehman freshman Bryan Paredes, who plays the part of King Belshazzar.

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Riverdale Press: Lehman’s Generoso is Cuba-bound

April 15, 2016 9:48 am Athletics, In the News

Juliana Generoso’s Lehman College women’s soccer team didn’t quite achieve its goal of being the last team standing in the City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) this past season when the Lightning lost in the conference tournament championship game.

But she will get to achieve another “first” of sorts when Generoso joins a group of other CUNYAC student-athletes who will be embarking on CUNY’s Goodwill Tour to Cuba later this month, making her one of the first Americans to visit the Caribbean island nation in over 50 years.

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The Riverdale Press: Believe in power of youth, UN leader says

March 24, 2016 4:51 pm In the News

To judge by international headlines, college students are not on their way to a very welcoming world. But last week, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon came to Lehman College with an upbeat message, exhorting young audience members to believe in the power of their voices.

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Inside Higher Education: From Crisis to Composition

March 11, 2016 11:15 am In the News

Jessica Yood went back to school to take a class on first-year writing and came away with a new take on the reform of general-composition courses.

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Crains 5boros: My Boro: Eva Bornstein’s Bronx

March 1, 2016 10:43 am In the News, Lehman Center for the Performing Arts

When Eva Bornstein began her tenure as the Executive Director of the Bronx’sLehman Center for the Performing Arts, she was a self-described Upper East Side snob who believed there was nothing the Bronx could do that Manhattan couldn’t do better. More than a decade later, Bornstein is a Bronx convert, working tirelessly to bring some of the biggest international musical and cultural acts to the Lehman stage. Here are three of her favorite destinations (soon to be yours, too) in the borough:

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Mayor de Blasio Delivers “One New York” State of the City Address at Lehman

February 8, 2016 11:24 am In the News, Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, Uncategorized

Mayor Bill De Blasio, delivered his third State of the City address at the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts on February 4th, promoting a vision of “One New York.”

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Adam Clayton Powell IV to Deliver Keynote Address at Lehman Black History Month Commemoration Feb. 24

February 5, 2016 1:43 pm African and African American Studies Dept, In the News, Lovinger Theatre, Students, Uncategorized, Urban Male Leadership Program

The Honorable Adam Clayton Powell, IV will be the keynote speaker for this year’s Black History Month, Martin Luther King Jr. tribute on February 24.

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DNAinfo: Bronx Borough Prez Calls for New Rail Yard Development Near Lehman College

February 5, 2016 12:54 pm In the News

THE BRONX — A rail yard by Lehman College could be the ideal site for mixed-income housing, new retail space and an expansion of the school’s campus, according to a new report from the office of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.

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The Bronx Chronicle: Revolution Lighting Technologies’ Tri-State LED Completes LED Lighting Retrofit Throughout Lehman College Campus

February 5, 2016 12:46 pm In the News, Sustainability

Revolution Lighting Technologies (RLT), a leader in advanced LED lighting technology solutions, today announced the completion of an LED retrofit project with Lehman College, the Bronx-based senior college of the City University of New York.

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am New York: Two cities ‘transforming into one New York,’ Mayor Bill de Blasio says

February 5, 2016 12:31 pm In the News

Mayor Bill de Blasio used his third State of the City address to promise streetcars linking Queens and Brooklyn, a citywide street-cleaning campaign and retirement plans for New Yorkers who would otherwise be penniless when they’re old.

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New York Times: Discovery of Burial Ground Backs a Less Conventional Version of Harlem’s History

January 27, 2016 3:51 pm In the News

Most poignant was a skull found in a trench halfway between the large bus-wash stall and a vehicle inspection station, near the center of the 2.4-acre depot. On examination, Vincent H. Stefan of Lehman College, who specializes in human skeletal biology, concluded that it belonged to an adult woman who was likely of African descent. The pastor has called her Nana, out of respect.

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New York Times: Young, Mexican and Ready to Raise Their Political Voices

January 15, 2016 12:35 pm In the News

New York Times: By David Gonzalez Bundled up against the cold, Janet Perez walked down Willis Avenue in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx this month, politely approaching parents waiting for their children after school. She smiled and spoke softly, all too aware of the heightened fear in this predominantly Mexican neighborhood: Rumors of immigration […]

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