School of Arts and Humanities

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. “Oh, you sound like that tiresome author who’s always writing about being […]

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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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Goya Foods Executive and Lehman Graduate to Receive Distinguished Alumnus Award

February 11, 2016 4:48 pm Alumni, Economics and Business Dept, Languages and Literatures Dept, President Fernández, School of Arts and Humanities, SEEK, Uncategorized

Carlos Ortiz (’79) was on February 13 in Albany with a “Distinguished Alumnus” award.

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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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