President Fernández

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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¡Dinero! The Economics of Mexican Migration: May 9 with Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

May 5, 2014 2:41 pm CUNY Mexican Studies Institute, Faculty, Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Dept, President Fernández

To mark the 20th anniversary of the passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the CUNY Institute of Mexican Studies will explore in its 2014 Annual Conference, the impact of NAFTA on economics, trade, immigration, and financial issues in the Mexican community. The conference, entitled ¡Dinero! The Economics of Mexican Migration, will feature [...]

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On the Air! Lehman College and President Ricardo R. Fernández Recognized at BronxNet’s 20th Anniversary Celebration

May 2, 2014 10:05 am Information Technology, Institutional Advancement, Multimedia Center, President Fernández

BronxNet, based in Carman Hall, is a non-profit community television channel. Lehman College was awarded for its role in launching BronxNet.

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Letter from the President: The CUNY Budget and a New Nursing Facility

April 28, 2014 10:02 am Alumni, Division of Administration & Finance, Institutional Advancement, Lehman College Foundation, Media Relations and Publications, President Fernández

Spring has sprung and we are finally beginning to see warmer temperatures after such a harsh winter. With spring comes a clearer picture of the 2014 – 2015 budget after an agreement between Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state Senate and Assembly. The budget includes improvements to the operating and capital budgets of Lehman College [...]

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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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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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