Student Affairs

Lehman Students Serve Bronx’s Hungriest Residents

November 17, 2016 11:46 am Community Outreach, Student Affairs, Students

On a recent Friday afternoon, in torrential rain, several Lehman students headed out to serve a meal to members of the community at the POTS (Part of The Solution) resource center in the Bronx. It’s one of several volunteer opportunities offered through the Office of Community Engagement that brings students face-to-face with some of the borough’s neediest people.

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Lightning Downs the Hawks 2-1 to Claim CUNY Title

November 7, 2016 5:08 pm Athletics, Student Affairs

The Lehman College men’s soccer team defeated the Hunter College Hawks 2-1 to take the City of New York Athletic Conference Title.  It is only the second time in conference history that the Lightning have been crowned soccer champions.  The previous time was in 2011. Midway through the first half the Lightning struck to take [...]

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Students Learn What It Takes to Apply for Scholarships at First Prestigious Awards Info Session

September 19, 2016 12:06 pm Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students

“The goal of the event was to direct students’ attention to prestigious awards; to inform them, motivate them, and point them to resources that will support them as they apply,” explained event organizer Alice Michelle Augustine, associate director of the Emerging Scholars Program and the Beyond the Bachelors program.

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Four Lehman Students Head to South, Central America on Gilman International Scholarships

June 30, 2016 11:37 am Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students, Study Abroad

Stefanie Nolli Gaspar is one of four Lehman students to be awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to study abroad this summer. She is among a select group of more than 1,150 American undergraduates from 377 colleges and universities across the U.S. to receive the prestigious scholarship.

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Lehman Announces Elaine Rivera Scholarship Winner

June 21, 2016 3:37 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students

Karina Rivera, a senior majoring in journalism at Lehman College, is the recipient of the 2016 Elaine Rivera Scholarship Fund in Journalism. The fund honors the memory of the celebrated reporter and educator who died in 2013.

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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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