Student Affairs

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

April 17, 2014 10:22 am Jeannette K. Watson Fellows, Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students

Janitza Medina, a sophomore and potential psychology and film major, is Lehman’s newest Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship winner. Medina competed with over 125 students from 12 participating colleges for the spot. Sophomore Aidan Cooper is her alternate. The first in her family to attend college, Medina is excited for the opportunity. “The J.K. Watson Fellowship [...]

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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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NYC Public Advocate Letitia James ’82 to Deliver Lehman College Commencement Address

February 28, 2014 9:43 am Alumni, President Fernández, Student Affairs

James earned a psychology degree from Lehman and is the first African-American woman to be elected to citywide office.

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Are You Up to the Challenge? Win $2,500 in the CUNY Math Challenge

February 4, 2014 1:44 pm Faculty, Mathematics and Computer Science Dept, President Fernández, Provost, Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students, Undergraduate Studies

Are you a problem solver? Do you enjoy playing around with math? Are you up to the Challenge? The sixth annual CUNY Math Challenge is open for registration. This University-wide mathematics competition invites all matriculated undergraduate Lehman College and City University of New York students to participate in this year’s contest.  The opening round begins [...]

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The U.S. Workforce and Higher Education: Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale to Deliver 45th Annual “Lehman Lecture”

January 24, 2014 1:00 am Alumni, Bronx Small Business Development Center, Graduate Studies, Lehman College Foundation, Media Relations and Publications, President Fernández, Research, School of Continuing & Professional Studies, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Student Affairs, Undergraduate Studies

Changes in the American workforce and what they mean for the future of higher education will be the focus of the 45th annual Herbert H. Lehman Memorial Lecture. Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, director of the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce, will deliver the Lehman Lecture. Wednesday, April 2, 2014 11 a.m. Lovinger Theatre, [...]

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Pump “Down” the Volume: Professor Sandra Levey and NYC to Address Noise and Hearing Loss

December 9, 2013 1:00 am CUNY Institute for Health Equity, School of Arts and Humanities, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept, Student Affairs, Students, Urban Male Leadership Program, Women's Studies Program

A total of 196 individuals from a variety of ethnic backgrounds participated. The final analysis showed that young iPod users and African-Americans listening to rap or hip hop did indeed listen the loudest and were more likely to exceed recommended listening times.

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Lehman College Kicks Off Three-Day Jazz Festival Nov. 20-22

November 11, 2013 9:39 am Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Student Affairs, Students

The Festival brings together middle and high school jazz bands, vocal jazz groups, and Latin jazz ensembles from the area for an impressive three-day jam session.

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Prestigious Jeanette K. Watson Fellowship Program Seeks New Candidates

October 30, 2013 5:04 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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Renovated Student Life Building Provides Home Away from Home

October 30, 2013 4:39 pm President Fernández, Student Affairs, Students

Students at Lehman College have a new home away from home when they are not in class. The Student Life Building re-opened on October 30 after a $1.98 million renovation and re-imagining. The new design includes space for the Herbert H. Lehman Center for Student Leadership Development and the many clubs and organizations sponsored by [...]

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