Provost

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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Lehman Announces the Fast 4 Business “Guarantee”

March 20, 2015 1:57 pm Economics and Business Dept, Provost, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Lehman College is offering students an academic “guarantee.” And if students agree to the conditions, they’ll be able to enroll in an innovative degree program that is the first of its kind at any CUNY institution. It’s the college’s new Fast 4 Business program, launched this semester and offering a bachelors degree in business administration [...]

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Reine T. Sarmiento Is Appointed Lehman’s New Vice President of Enrollment Management

January 7, 2015 12:37 pm Admissions, Provost

Reine T. Sarmiento, an education professional with more than 25 years of experience in key academic leadership roles, has been recently appointed the new Vice President of Enrollment Management and Associate Provost at Lehman College. Vice President Sarmiento comes to Lehman with experience in both private and public colleges, including her most recent position as [...]

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Noted Astronomer and Author Dr. Jeffrey Bennett to Give Talk on Math and Teaching Science, Oct. 31

October 27, 2014 12:27 pm Faculty, Provost, Quantitative Reasoning

Dr. Jeffrey Bennett specializes in mathematics and science education. He has taught extensively at all levels, including having founded and run a private science summer school for elementary and middle school children. At the college level, he has taught more than fifty classes in astronomy, physics, mathematics, and education.

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Prof. Eric Delson Weighs In On Recent Discovery of Cave Paintings in Indonesia

October 10, 2014 12:22 pm Anthropology Dept, Faculty, Provost

Paleoanthropologist Eric Delson of Lehman’s Anthropology Department was quoted in an article in the New York Times about the recent discovery of cave paintings found on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia.

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Immigration Expert Allan Wernick to Give Constitution Day Lecture Sept. 23

September 17, 2014 4:33 pm Political Science Dept, Provost

Allan Wernick, an expert on immigration law and director of CUNY Citizenship Now, will deliver Lehman’s upcoming Constitution Day lecture on Tuesday, September 23, at 2 p.m. in the Lovinger Theatre. This event is open to the public.

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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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New Graduate Student Reception A Success

August 19, 2014 5:12 pm Graduate Studies, Provost, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Continuing & Professional Studies, School of Education, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept, Students

“Lehman College is a warm and welcoming place, and we want to make sure that our graduate students receive the same kind of attention that our undergraduate students receive when they first enter the campus.”

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Noted Earth Scientist Dr. Gautam Sen Named Dean of the School of Natural and Social Sciences

May 22, 2014 2:16 pm Faculty, Provost, School of Natural and Social Sciences

“Dr. Sen will advance the School’s already strong tradition of engaging in cutting-edge research as we prepare students for work on some of the key scientific, environmental and sociological challenges of our time,” said Dr. Anny Morrobel-Sosa, Provost of Lehman College. “He leads a faculty that is dedicated to contributing to the understanding and knowledge of the world around us.”

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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. ACE first announced the Change and Innovation Lab [...]

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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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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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