President Fernández

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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¡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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