President Fernández

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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Lehman College Selected for National Initiative on First-generation and Nontraditional Student Achievement

April 23, 2014 10:26 am President Fernández, Provost, Students

Lehman College has been selected by the American Council on Education (ACE) to participate in the Change and Innovation Lab (CIL), a groundbreaking program to help colleges and universities implement significant and sustainable initiatives to increase the number of first-generation and nontraditional students who gain a college degree. Lehman is one of nine institutions that [...]

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In Memoriam: Dr. Barbara Jacobson, Professor of Sociology: 1939 – 2014

April 11, 2014 3:56 pm Faculty, President Fernández, Provost, Sociology Dept

Lehman College announced today the sudden passing of Dr. Barbara Jacobson, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology. She was 74. Dr. Jacobson’s research focused on education and social mobility.

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Child Care Center Wins International Recognition for Design and Construction

April 8, 2014 11:43 am Child Care Center, Division of Administration & Finance, Early Childhood and Childhood Education Dept, President Fernández, Student Affairs, Students, Sustainability

Axis Construction, construction manager and contractor for the center, won Modular Building Institute’s first place Award of Distinction in the permanent modular education category for buildings over 10,000 square feet.

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Lehman College Foundation Chair Myrna Rivera Recognized by WealthManagement.com

April 3, 2014 1:00 am Institutional Advancement, Lehman College Foundation, President Fernández

Ms. Rivera, alumna and founder of Consultiva Internacional, Inc., was named to WealthManagement.com’s Top Ten Women-Owned RIAs list.

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Light It Up Blue: Music Building Among International Landmarks to Mark World Autism Awareness Day

April 2, 2014 10:28 am Division of Administration & Finance, Health Sciences Dept, President Fernández, Student Affairs

Lehman College celebrated World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 by lighting up the historic Music Building. “Light It Up Blue” is a global campaign to shine a light on autism. Lehman College joined iconic landmarks around the world, including New York City’s Empire State Building, in commemoration of the United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Awareness [...]

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A Letter from the President: Advancing the Vision, Affirming Our Values

March 21, 2014 1:00 am Division of Administration & Finance, Information Technology, Institutional Advancement, Media Relations and Publications, President Fernández, Provost

“May you live in interesting times…” Believed to have originated centuries ago as a Chinese proverb, this saying certainly applies to us here in the 21st century. These times include a revolution in higher education – a call to arms – with the epicenter in the United States. And Lehman College is preparing to meet [...]

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A Sense of Belonging: Lehman Kicks off Diversity in Teaching Project

March 6, 2014 5:01 pm Faculty, President Fernández, Students

In the effort to continually foster a campus-wide climate of belonging and diversity, Lehman College kicked off the Diversity Development in Teaching Project on February 28, 2014.

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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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Noted Epidemiologist Dr. William W. Latimer Named Dean of the New School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing

February 14, 2014 7:43 am CUNY Institute for Health Equity, Faculty, Graduate Studies, Health Sciences Dept, Media Relations and Publications, Nursing Dept, President Fernández, Provost, Social Work Dept, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept, Spotlight on Research, Undergraduate Studies

Dr. William W. Latimer has been named founding dean of the School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing. Dr. Latimer comes to the Bronx from the University of Florida.

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Are You Up to the Challenge? Win $2,500 in the CUNY Math Challenge

February 4, 2014 1:44 pm Faculty, Mathematics and Computer Science Dept, President Fernández, Provost, Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students, Undergraduate Studies

Are you a problem solver? Do you enjoy playing around with math? Are you up to the Challenge? The sixth annual CUNY Math Challenge is open for registration. This University-wide mathematics competition invites all matriculated undergraduate Lehman College and City University of New York students to participate in this year’s contest.  The opening round begins [...]

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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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