Student Affairs

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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Women’s Indoor Track Team Ranked No. 5 in the Nation; Adriana Wright Named National Athlete of the Week

March 5, 2015 4:29 pm Athletics, Student Affairs

The Lehman College women’s indoor track and field team has moved up in the rankings and is now No. 5 in the nation, in the latest USTFCCCA Division III poll. Lehman has now been ranked in all six weekly polls this season. The complete poll can be found here. Sophomore Adriana Wright (St. Elizabeth, Jamaica/Manchester) was named the [...]

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The Men’s Basketball Squad Will Battle Staten Island in the ECAC Championships

March 3, 2015 4:18 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, Athletics, Student Affairs

The Lehman College men’s basketball team has been invited to participate in the ECAC Division III Metro Championships, and will host the College of Staten Island on Wednesday, March 4, at 7:00 p.m. The Lightning are the tournament’s No. 4 seed, while CSI is No. 5. This is the program’s first ECAC appearance since 2009, when [...]

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The New York Times Admires CUNY’s “City Game”

February 27, 2015 2:53 pm Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

The Lehman College men’s basketball team saw its CUNY Athletic Conference Championship run come to an end, as the No. 3 Lightning fell to No. 2 Brooklyn in the CUNYAC Semifinals, 80 -70, at the Nat Holman Gym on the campus of the City College of New York, on Wednesday evening. The New York Times [...]

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Melilli Named Head Coach

November 12, 2014 11:06 am Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

After being named Coach of the Year, Casey Melilli has been elevated to the position of Head Coach for the women’s soccer program.

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John Pollina Wins 2014 CUNYAC Cross Country Championship

November 3, 2014 11:54 am Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

Sophomore John Pollina won the 2014 CUNY Athletic Conference Men’s Cross Country Championship 8K race, held at Van Cortlandt Park. Senior Thamare Rejouis earned CUNYAC All-Star status, finishing in 15th place overall in the Women’s Championship.

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Giving Peace A Chance

October 24, 2014 4:54 pm African and African American Studies Dept, Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, President Fernández, Student Affairs

A peace garden grows at Lehman College thanks to the Sigma Phi Rho fraternity.

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Student Receives Unexpected Gift from Lehman’s Head Chef

October 17, 2014 12:01 pm Student Affairs, Students

Cafeteria head chef Hector Morales had two problems: the first was that a very close friend of his was dying and the second was that soon he would have to find a home for the brand new wheelchair mobility scooter that his friend would soon leave behind.

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How to Use Storytelling as a Tool in Life and Business

October 16, 2014 2:31 am Student Affairs, Students

“The main goal of the conference is to help students understand the key components in personal storytelling,” says Suzette Ramsundar, coordinator of The Herbert H Lehman Center for Student Leadership Development.

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Two Lehman Students Awarded Women’s Forum Fellowships

October 7, 2014 3:31 pm Admissions, Health Sciences Dept, School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Student Affairs, Students, Theatre Program

Two Lehman students, Kiyoko Hairston and Syeda Kabir, have demonstrated such determination in the face of adversity that the Women’s Forum of New York has awarded them each a fellowship.

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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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