School of Arts and Humanities

Joseph Tusiani Named New York State Poet Laureate Emeritus

January 11, 2016 1:16 pm Alumni, English Dept, Languages and Literatures Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo named Joseph Tusiani, a Professor Emeritus of Lehman College, New York’s State Poet Laureate Emeritus.

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Lehman Professors Chosen for 2015 “Irish Education 100″

January 8, 2016 3:14 pm English Dept, In the News, Library, School of Arts and Humanities, Uncategorized

Two highly respected Lehman professors were selected as part of the 2015 Irish Education 100, a listing of leading figures in education across the United States. Dr. Deirdre Pettipiece, the dean of the School of Arts and Humanities and Professor Janet Munch, a member of the Leonard Lief Library faculty, were the Lehman honorees and [...]

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Languages and Literatures Professor Presented Prestigious Award from Chilean Council for Culture and Arts

November 9, 2015 2:02 pm Faculty, Languages and Literatures Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Uncategorized

Lehman Languages and Literature Department Professor Gerardo Piña-Rosales recently received one of the Chilean governments most prestigious awards: The Order of Gabriela Mistral, the Orden al Mérito Docente y Cultural. (Teaching and the Order of Cultural Merit) Piña-Rosales, the president of the North American Academy of the Spanish Language and a Lehman professor since 1981, [...]

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Celebrated Québécoise Author Marie-Célie Agnant Talks About Writing with a Burning Pen in Upcoming Lecture Oct. 27

October 23, 2015 4:16 pm African and African American Studies Dept, Languages and Literatures Dept, Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Famed Québécoise author Marie-Célie Agnant will give a talk, titled “Writing with a Burning Pen,” on Tuesday, October 27, at 3:30 p.m. in Studio C-36 of the Multimedia Center. Agnant is celebrated for her rich body of work exploring issues concerning women, racism, slavery, and injustice throughout Haitian and Latin American history.

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Three Lehman Students Studying in Japan on Scholarships

October 9, 2015 3:42 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Languages and Literatures Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students, Study Abroad, Undergraduate Studies

Shanik Vazquez is one of three Lehman students studying at Sugiyama Jogakuen University in Japan this semester

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Lehman Grad Accepted to Prestigious Opera Program in Austria

September 8, 2015 4:37 pm Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Darian Worrell, a alumnus of the music department (B.S., ’14) has been accepted into the master’s program of the Internationale Sommerakademie Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria.

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“Best of the Bronx” Wins an Emmy

August 4, 2015 11:56 am Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Multimedia, Multimedia Center, School of Arts and Humanities

“Best of the Bronx,” a series of one minute videos promoting the borough that Lehman College calls home has won an Emmy Award in the Best Public Service Announcement category.

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More Honors and Awards for Music Prof. Penny Prince

May 15, 2015 3:58 pm Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Professor Penny Prince of the Music Department is the recipient of a 2015 BRIO (Bronx Recognizes Its Own) award for music composition.

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Art Major Finds Inner Peace, Success Through Sculpting

April 29, 2015 2:30 pm Art Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Leslie Vale Zapata sets no limits on what she can do; and once she puts her mind to something, it’s as good as done.

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Lehman Professor Honored for Her Commitment to Collaborative Teaching

April 16, 2015 10:12 am Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

Professor of music Penny Prince has a busy spring ahead of her. During the Dean’s Award on April 16, the Lehman College community will get a peek at her new production of Cinderella when two songs are performed. Then, on April 22, Prof. Prince will be honored by the Music Educators’ Association of New York (MEANY) for her inspiring teaching style.

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Art Gallery Talk: Photographer Linda Day Clark Discusses Her Time with the Gee’s Bend Quilters

March 16, 2015 2:29 pm Alumni, Art Dept, Lehman College Art Gallery, Lehman College Foundation, School of Arts and Humanities

In 2002, a dream came true for Linda Day Clark. The photographer received a phone call from The New York Times asking her to head to rural Alabama on assignment, to the town of Gee’s Bend to photograph the current generation of female quilters. “On that first trip I fell in love with the community and [...]

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Lehman Hosts Two Film Festivals This Month: Reel Abilities and Human Rights

March 11, 2015 2:30 pm Alumni, Anthropology Dept, Political Science Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Students

This semester Lehman College is hosting two separate film festivals that celebrate courage in different ways. The first is the Reel Abilities Film Festival which returns to Lehman for a third consecutive year, sponsored by Disability Services at Lehman College; the second is the Spring Human Rights Film Series, sponsored by the Center for Human [...]

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