School of Arts and Humanities

New Lehman Course Explores “The Roots of Our Hispanic Heritage’

January 12, 2017 12:41 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Uncategorized

So which came first? The Spanish conquistadors or the British colonists? Jamestown or St. Augustine? The Spanish language or the English language? Hernando de Soto or Lewis and Clark? Do you know who celebrated America’s first Christmas? Where the city of Galveston, Tx. got its name? A new Lehman College course—LEH 354 “The Roots of [...]

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Lehman Professors Featured on Distinguished Education List

January 6, 2017 12:26 pm Biological Sciences Dept, English Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Two Lehman professors, Deidre O’Boy of the English department and biochemist Ed Kennelly, have been included on the 2016 Irish Education 100. The annual list features leading figures in education across the United States. The Lehman honorees received awards on December 7 at the Consulate General of Ireland. “As a first-generation Irish American, it was [...]

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Professor Teresita Levy Establishing Education Partnerships in Cuba

December 8, 2016 10:47 am Faculty, Latin American and Puerto Rican Studies Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Study Abroad, Uncategorized

Professor Teresita Levy recently returned to Cuba for a third time since 2015, in a continuing effort to create Lehman College partnerships with the island’s most prominent universities. Levy, the director of international programs and global partnerships  at the College and an associate professor in the Latin American, Latino and Puerto Rican Studies department, says that on [...]

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Lehman College and Community Chorus and Orchestra to Present Annual Winter Concert December 4

November 30, 2016 4:32 pm Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

The Lehman College and Community Chorus will present its annual free Winter Concert on Sunday, December 4, at 2:30 p.m. in the Lehman Concert Hall. The program will feature Schubert- Mass in B Flat Major and excerpts from Haydn’s Creation.

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Lehman Professor Publishes New History on the Black Panther Movement

November 29, 2016 11:59 am History Dept, Library, School of Arts and Humanities

Robyn Spencer had a plan when she went to college. The teenager from East Flatbush, Brooklyn attended SUNY-Binghamton, declared pre-med as her major and planned on becoming a doctor. Nothing went as planned. Today, Spencer is an associate professor in Lehman’s History Department. And her area of interest, black social protest after World War II, [...]

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Lehman Senior Receives Internship Extension at NBC

November 28, 2016 4:29 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Students, Uncategorized

Grisel Mora, a Lehman senior majoring in journalism, has received two internship extensions at NBC after completing the National Association of Hispanic Journalists’ (NAHJ) Summer Diversity Fellowship. (NAHJ) The current extension will run until May 2017.

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Post Election Call-To-Action Panel Discusses Critical Issues in the Age of Trump

November 15, 2016 4:59 pm Faculty, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Students, Uncategorized

A special post election panel discussion called to “educate, engage and empower” the Lehman campus in the aftermath of the surprising presidential election results, was held on November 14th in the Lovinger Theatre. President José Luis Cruz moderated a panel of five of Lehman’s most distinguished academic leaders, covering a wide range of issues including [...]

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Lehman Professor Miguel Perez to Provide Sharp Election Night Analysis on Telemundo

November 7, 2016 4:52 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Uncategorized

Lehman Journalism Professor Miguel Perez will be lending his insight and years of journalistic experience to the Telemundo 47 election night coverage. He will also be appearing Wednesday morning on Telemundo’s national broadcast coverage  from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. The long election season is about to end and polls are showing a race with [...]

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Lehman College Receives Over 5 Million Dollars for HSI STEM Grant

October 25, 2016 3:34 pm President Jose Luis Cruz, Provost, Research, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Continuing & Professional Studies, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, School of Education, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Lehman College has been awarded a $5.7 million, 5-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education for its Pathways to STEM Student Success (PTS³) project. The grant is awarded through the Department’s Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) STEM program. PTS³ joins Lehman’s efforts with CUNY’s two Bronx-based community colleges—Bronx Community College and Hostos Community College.

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Summer Internship Program Provides Foundation for Student Success

September 1, 2016 2:27 pm School of Arts and Humanities, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Students

For Lehman students Amanda Rodriguez and Melanie Hernandez, summer internships have bolstered their resumes and provided valuable work experience.

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Thirty New Faculty Members Join Lehman College

August 25, 2016 10:47 am Provost, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing, School of Natural and Social Sciences

Thirty new faculty members are joining Lehman this semester.

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Lehman Professor Honored with the ‘Gardien du Livre’ Prize at Annual Festival

June 27, 2016 4:48 pm Languages and Literatures Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

Prof. Thomas Spear (Languages and Literatures) was honored late last month at the annual Livres en Folie book festival, held in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, with the Gardien du Livre—or “Keeper of the Books”—prize for his work promoting Haitian literature. He was one of three recipients of the award.

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