Student Affairs

Urban Male Leadership Celebrates 10 Years and Sets a Fundraising Record

March 17, 2017 11:52 am Student Affairs, Uncategorized, Urban Male Leadership Program

The first Inaugural Awards and Scholarship Brunch for the Urban Male Leadership Program (UMLP) took place on in late February celebrating the program’s ten-year anniversary at Lehman College. But in the process, also set a fundraising record: the awards raised more than $30,000, surpassing its fundraising goal of $20,000 and was attended by about 200 […]

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Discussing Racism and Injustice in the Criminal Justice System

March 3, 2017 5:06 pm Student Affairs, Students, Uncategorized

Renée Hutchins, a criminal defense expert and professor of law, and prison reform advocate Akeem Browder delivered a powerful analysis of the American judicial system from an urban point of view before a room full of students on Monday afternoon. The talk was part of the Herbert H. Lehman Leadership program’s spring seminar series, titled “Leadership in Law,” and it focused on the role the average citizen can play in the justice reform movement.

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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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A New Suite for Nursing Moms Opens at Lehman

April 14, 2016 4:43 pm Student Affairs

The paint is dry, the artwork has been hung, and the furniture has been lovingly cleaned and upholstered in the newly opened Lactation Suite, located in Carman Hall, Rm. 187. Staff members in the Division of Student Affairs and the Division of Administration held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the official opening of the new facility designed to meet the needs of nursing moms on campus.

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We Are Military Friendly

February 26, 2016 10:35 am Student Affairs, Students

Lehman College has been named a Military Friendly School and a Top 100 Military Spouse Friendly School for 2016 by the Victory Media Company for its strong commitment to serving the veteran population. Institutions that receive the designations are highly regarded for their campus support services, graduation and employment outcomes, and military spouse policies.

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Lehman Sophomore Takes First Place in CUNY Essay Contest

December 28, 2015 4:37 pm School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing, Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students

Radya Shaid, a sophomore majoring in therapeutic recreation, is the winner of the CUNY Ethics and Morality Essay Contest. She took the top prize for her thoughtful essay on the importance of contemplation and reflection in cultivating an articulate and engaged citizenry.

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Lehman Throws Holiday Party for Kids Living in Transitional Housing

December 22, 2015 2:26 pm In the News, Student Affairs

The second annual Acacia holiday party for children living in New York City transitional housing was held at Lehman College on Monday.

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Women’s Lightning Soccer Team Falls to CSI in Overtime in the CUNYAC Finals, 2-1

November 5, 2015 12:37 pm Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

Thanks to freshman standout Chelsea Harris’ four goals, the women’s soccer team defeated John Jay 5-0 (4-11-2). The victory gives Lehman a berth in the CUNYAC finals scheduled for Saturday, November 7, at 2 p.m. at Brooklyn College, where Lehman will take on the College of Staten Island.

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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’s SEEK Program Nominated for Prestigious Award

September 22, 2015 3:32 am Counseling Center, Counseling, Leadership, Literacy, and Special Education Dept, SEEK, Student Affairs

Lehman College’s SEEK program is among the top 5 finalists for the prestigious ¡Excelencia! in Education’s 2015 Examples of Excelencia Award.

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Bernasconi Named CUNYAC/HSS Scholar-Athlete of the Month

April 22, 2015 11:55 am Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

Lehman College junior Allie Bernasconi has been named the CUNY Athletic Conference/Hospital for Special Surgery Scholar-Athlete of the Month, for March, 2015. Bernasconi of the women’s indoor track and field program, made a name for herself nationally while maintaining a strong GPA in Lehman’s Sociology program. “It’s definitely a good experience because I’ve gotten a lot […]

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Lehman College’s Allie Bernasconi and Adriana Wright Are National Champions

March 16, 2015 12:47 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

Lehman College women’s indoor track athletes Allie Bernasconi and Adriana Wright made history on Saturday afternoon, as each became a national champion at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships, held at the JDL Fast Track in North Carolina. “I am ecstatic,” said Coach Pete Charles, when asked about the national success of the two Lehman runners. […]

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