Student Affairs

Prestigious Jeanette K. Watson Fellowship Program Seeks New Candidates

September 29, 2014 5:10 pm School of Arts and Humanities, School of Education, Student Affairs, Students

“This is a superb opportunity for our students because JK Watson provides exposure to a broad spectrum of advantages and benefits at a level of sophistication otherwise rarely available to them,” says Professor Gary Schwartz.

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Lehman College Community Remembers 9/11

September 10, 2014 4:44 pm 9/11, Student Affairs

The campus community is invited to attend Lehman’s 9/11 Commemoration, which will be held on Thursday, September 11, at 10:45 a.m., along College Walk outside Shuster Hall in front of the campus 9/11 memorial.

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Students from Macaulay Honors College to take Part in Major BioBlitz at the NY Botanical Garden

September 5, 2014 11:41 am Macaulay Honors College, Student Affairs, Students

Destiny Berisha, a sophomore at Lehman’s Macaulay Honors College, will join more than 400 of her fellow students and 20 scientists at the New York Botanical Garden this weekend (Sept. 6-7) to contribute to the cataloging of the Garden’s plant life.

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Lehman LIFE Featured in CUNY’s ‘Study with the Best’ Series

August 26, 2014 1:53 pm Community Outreach, Student Affairs, Students

Volunteers from Lehman’s CUNY Service Corps and the Lehman LIFE club are featured in CUNY TV’s most recent “Study with the Best” news magazine program, which focuses on the University and its best and brightest professors, alumni, and programs.

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Four Lehman Students with Disabilities Get a Little Tuition Help from Former CUNY Chancellor

July 24, 2014 11:40 am Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students

Four students from Lehman College’s Student Disability Program have been selected to receive the Matthew Goldstein Scholarship, which provides financial aid to students with disabilities for one year. Melissa Prieto, Mike Ramon, Jason Idelson, and Cynthia Carire were each selected for their strong academic record and persistence in overcoming obstacles. A senior majoring in psychology, [...]

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Letter from the President: Celebrating the Class of 2014 and the Launch of the Bronx Business Bridge

June 12, 2014 3:46 pm President Fernández, School of Continuing & Professional Studies, Student Affairs, Students

For the 24th year, I had the distinct privilege of presiding over Lehman College’s annual Commencement ceremony. It is always a very special day, and the morning of May 29, with clear skies and a radiant sun, matched the glow from the faces of the graduates and their family members. It was one of the [...]

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Commencement 2014: Watch Live Online, on BronxNet, or Follow on Social Media

May 19, 2014 5:25 pm Alumni, Information Technology, Multimedia Center, President Fernández, Student Affairs, Students

Lehman College will celebrate the graduation of more than 2,800 students on Thursday, May 29 beginning at 10 a.m. on the South Athletic Field. WATCH online here. VIEW on BronxNet: Channel 67 (Cablevision Optimum) or Channel 33 (Verizon Fios). FOLLOW on social media at Lehman College’s Facebook page (where photos may be viewed and downloaded), [...]

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Sophomore Janitza Medina Selected for Competitive J.K. Watson Fellowship Program

May 3, 2014 1:00 am Jeannette K. Watson Fellows, Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students

“The J.K. Watson Fellowship is one of the few instances in my life that has given me a sense of security in terms of my future career,” says Medina whose family is originally from Puerto Rico.

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Child Care Center Wins International Recognition for Design and Construction

April 8, 2014 11:43 am Child Care Center, Division of Administration & Finance, Early Childhood and Childhood Education Dept, President Fernández, Student Affairs, Students, Sustainability

Axis Construction, construction manager and contractor for the center, won Modular Building Institute’s first place Award of Distinction in the permanent modular education category for buildings over 10,000 square feet.

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Light It Up Blue: Music Building Among International Landmarks to Mark World Autism Awareness Day

April 2, 2014 10:28 am Division of Administration & Finance, Health Sciences Dept, President Fernández, Student Affairs

Lehman College celebrated World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 by lighting up the historic Music Building. “Light It Up Blue” is a global campaign to shine a light on autism. Lehman College joined iconic landmarks around the world, including New York City’s Empire State Building, in commemoration of the United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Awareness [...]

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Government at Work: Students Get Inside View at New York State Capital

April 1, 2014 6:00 pm Student Affairs, Students

A group of Lehman College students were among the participants at the 2014 Somos El Futuro Legislative Conference in Albany, NY. The annual conference is sponsored by Somos New York, which works “to create opportunities that increase the participation of the Puerto Rican/Hispanic community in the public policy making process and build the capacity of [...]

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Making the Rent: Grant Eases the Burden of NYC Housing Costs for Students at Lehman College

March 11, 2014 2:58 pm Financial Aid, Student Affairs, Students

To ease the housing burden on students, Lehman College has been awarded a grant by the LCU Fund for Women’s Education. For the second year in a row, the $75,000 award will assist promising women students studying for careers in education, health care, social work, criminal justice, public administration, international development, and the arts.

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