President Fernández

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Delivers 2016 Lehman Lecture

March 16, 2016 12:53 pm Lehman History, Lovinger Theatre, President Fernández

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon delivered the 47th Annual Herbert H. Lehman Memorial Lecture on Thursday, March 17, at the Lovinger Theatre.

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Goya Foods Executive and Lehman Graduate to Receive Distinguished Alumnus Award

February 11, 2016 4:48 pm Alumni, Economics and Business Dept, Languages and Literatures Dept, President Fernández, School of Arts and Humanities, SEEK, Uncategorized

Carlos Ortiz (’79) was on February 13 in Albany with a “Distinguished Alumnus” award.

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CUNY Campaign for Voluntary Charitable Giving Now Underway, Lehman Organizers Recognized

October 14, 2015 11:32 am Alumni, Alumni Relations, President Fernández

Rivera and Necula were recently honored for their work with the Goal Buster Award for going above the targeted goal and the Chairperson’s Trophy Award for achieving the highest increase in percentage participation from CUNY—both awards were a first for Lehman.

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President Obama Launches Major New Initiative at Lehman College

May 4, 2015 5:44 pm President Fernández, Urban Male Leadership Program

President Barack Obama visited Lehman College today to announce the formation of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, a new independent nonprofit foundation that aims to address opportunity gaps among minority boys and young men.

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A Conversation About Lehman College Graduates

April 27, 2015 12:25 pm President Fernández, Provost

“This conversation is about the characteristics we believe students possess upon graduation from Lehman College,” says Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Anny Morrobel-Sosa. “These characteristics should be reflective of Lehman’s mission and core values, and they should be expressed through the totality of a student’s curricular and co-curricular experience. Our conversation is also about who we are and who we aspire to be…it is about how we will strengthen, design, and build the future Lehman.”

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Israeli Consul General Announces Scholarship Program for Hispanic Students at Bronx Technology Showcase

February 24, 2015 4:15 pm Lovinger Theatre, President Fernández, Students

It was a technology event showcasing Israeli startups based in New York City where innovation, ingenuity and tech prowess were all on equal display. The Bronx Technology Showcase on February 19th at Lehman’s Lovinger Theatre also gave Israeli Consul General Ido Aharoni an opportunity to announce a $100,000 pilot scholarship program aimed at supporting Hispanic [...]

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Giving Peace A Chance

October 24, 2014 4:54 pm African and African American Studies Dept, Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, President Fernández, Student Affairs

A peace garden grows at Lehman College thanks to the Sigma Phi Rho fraternity.

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President Fernández Named to Top Ten ‘People to Watch in Higher Ed.’ List

September 26, 2014 3:47 pm In the News, President Fernández

Crain’s New York Business has named Lehman President Ricardo R. Fernández to its “People to Watch in Higher Education” list. Joining him there are new CUNY Chancellor James Milliken and Rudolph Crew, president of Medgar Evers College.

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Lehman College Welcomes Two New Deans

September 4, 2014 12:28 pm Anthropology Dept, Biological Sciences Dept, Chemistry Dept, Economics and Business Dept, Environmental, Geographic, and Geological Sciences Dept, Faculty, Health Sciences Dept, Nursing Dept, Physics and Astronomy Dept, President Fernández, Provost, Psychology Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Social Work Dept, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept

This Fall, Lehman College welcomes two new deans after extensive local and national searches: Dr. William W. Latimer has been named founding dean of the new School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing and Dr. Gautam Sen is now the new dean of the School of Natural and Social Sciences.

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Letter from the President: Celebrating the Class of 2014 and the Launch of the Bronx Business Bridge

June 12, 2014 3:46 pm President Fernández, School of Continuing & Professional Studies, Student Affairs, Students

For the 24th year, I had the distinct privilege of presiding over Lehman College’s annual Commencement ceremony. It is always a very special day, and the morning of May 29, with clear skies and a radiant sun, matched the glow from the faces of the graduates and their family members. It was one of the [...]

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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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Bronx Business Bridge: New Initiative at Lehman College to Support Low-Income and Unemployed Entrepreneurs

May 16, 2014 11:08 am Bronx Small Business Development Center, CUNY on the Concourse, President Fernández, School of Continuing & Professional Studies, Urban Studies Program

Lehman College and the NYCEDC announce the launch of a pilot program to help low- to mid-skill residents of New York City start or expand businesses.

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