School of Arts and Humanities

Accomplished Lehman Student, Journalist, Podcaster Wins Elaine Rivera Scholarship

March 21, 2017 10:26 am Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Students

Senior Jason Burgos is this year’s recipient of the Elaine Rivera Scholarship, which is awarded to journalism students who are succeeding academically and have demonstrated strong storytelling skills. With his articles appearing in various online publications and his own podcast, Burgos is already ahead of the game in establishing his presence in the field. Burgos […]

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Famed Opera by Lehman Professors Wins Two Grammys

March 20, 2017 1:03 pm Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

Twenty-five years after it was first performed at the Metropolitan Opera, The Ghosts of Versailles—composed by Distinguished Professor of Music, John Corigliano with a libretto by Theatre Professor William M. Hoffman—continues to rack up awards. In 2015, the Los Angeles Opera staged the work, in all its original, lavish production glory. Then at last month’s […]

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BUSTED! An Original Theatre Piece—Now Playing at the Lovinger

March 8, 2017 1:28 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

The upcoming Theatre and Dance Program’s production of BUSTED! is a remarkable collaboration between faculty members Richard DesRochers and Amy Larimer, along with talented musicians, and Lehman multimedia performing arts students. The show opened on Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. at the Lovinger Theater and will run through March 11. “We are exploring the notions of […]

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Noëlle Santos (B.A. ’09; M.S. ’12) Shares Her Entrepreneurial Vision with Students

March 6, 2017 3:39 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, Economics and Business Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Noëlle Santos’s years at Lehman read like a novel full of dramatic highs and lows. Living on her own since she was 16, she enrolled at the College for her undergraduate degree. Because she worked full-time in Manhattan, she would grab dinner (“a beef patty with cheese”), jump on the subway for an hour, sometimes more, and […]

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André Aciman (‘73) Returns to Lehman April 5 to Read from His New Novel

March 1, 2017 1:34 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, Comparative Literature Program, English Dept, Languages and Literatures Dept, Library, School of Arts and Humanities

In Enigma Variations (FSG; $26), the latest novel from Lehman College alumnus André Aciman, the host of a Brooklyn dinner party wonders whether it’s preferable to be in that borough, gazing upon the Manhattan skyline, or on the island itself, looking at Brooklyn.

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Prof. Tananbaum’s New Herbert H. Lehman Bio Lauded by the NY Times

February 28, 2017 11:12 am History Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Professor Duane Tananbaum’s new biography of Herbert H. Lehman was hailed by The New York Times this past Sunday. Longtime Times journalist, Sam Roberts, devoted his entire weekly Bookshelf column to Tananbaum’s magisterial new tome, Herbert H. Lehman: A Political Biography (SUNY Press; $45). At 959 pages, it is the definitive biography of the great […]

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President Cruz Presses for Greater Equity In Higher Ed at Congressional Hearing

February 7, 2017 4:56 pm Admissions, Alumni, Alumni Relations, Graduate Admissions, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Dr. José Luis Cruz, president of Herbert H. Lehman College, The City University of New York, delivered testimony this morning to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce that emphasized the need to fight inequities in higher education and explained how Lehman and other public two- and four-year colleges are creating […]

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New Musical ‘Daniel in the Lions’ Den’ Opens at Lehman College May 12

May 5, 2016 8:52 am Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

Daniel in the Lions’ Den, a dramatic new musical composed by Professor Penny Prince of Lehman College’s Music Department, retells the biblical tale of oppression and faith with some new insights into immigration, incarceration, and staying true to one’s self. Performances will be held on Thursday, May 12, at 7 p.m. and Friday, May 13, at 11 a.m. in Room 306 of the Music Building.

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Obscura Literary Magazine to Launch Seventh Volume, May 4

April 29, 2016 2:27 pm Alumni, English Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students

Editors of the student-run literary magazine, Obscura, will hold a special launch party to celebrate the release of a seventh volume on Wednesday, May 4, at 2:30 p.m. in the Lehman College Art Gallery. Students and alumni will read excerpts from the latest issue, which explores themes of identity, betrayal, love, and faith.

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Lehman College and Community Chorus to Present Spring Concert May 1 now

April 28, 2016 1:08 pm Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

The Lehman College and Community Chorus will present its annual Spring Concert on Sunday, May 1, at 2:30 p.m. in the Lehman Concert Hall. Complimentary tickets are available at the Box Office and can also be obtained after 1 p.m. on the day of the performance.

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Bronx: Africa: An Artistic Journey into the Borough’s African Connection test

March 1, 2016 11:13 am African and African American Studies Dept, Faculty, School of Arts and Humanities, Uncategorized

Dr. LeRonn Brooks, a Lehman adjunct assistant professor, has curated a powerful new art exhibit, Bronx: Africa, at the Longwood Gallery at Hostos Community College.

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Lehman Provost and Latin American Professor are Part of Historic Delegation to Cuba

February 16, 2016 5:09 pm Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Dept, Provost, School of Arts and Humanities, Uncategorized

Lehman Provost Dr. Anny Morrobel-Sosa and Professor Teresita Levy were part of a historic delegation that recently travelled to Cuba.

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