Student Awards

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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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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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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Senior Wins Major NIH Scholarship for Research

September 22, 2014 10:37 am Chemistry Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Student Awards, Students

Right now Ewul works closely with his mentor Dr. Andrei Jitianu in his lab, where he is conducting research on materials for bone regeneration.

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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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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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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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Scholarship Students Plan to Work for a Better Bronx and Healthier World

December 17, 2013 1:40 pm Athletics, Financial Aid, Health Sciences Dept, Lehman Scholars Program, Nursing Dept, Philosophy Dept, Psychology Dept, Scholarship Students, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept, Student Awards, Students, Wellness Program

Lehman College congratulates four recent scholarship recipients – three from the Bronx CUNY Scholarship Fund and one from the New York Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. All have plans to work for the well-being of Bronx residents and advocate for a healthier global village. Francisco Cruz and Sharonda Oppong-Addae are Bronx CUNY Scholars and Genill Reynoso is an Elias Karmon Scholar; Imani Dubois received the New York Hispanic Chamber of Commerce award.

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Two Students from Lehman’s Adult Learning Center Win Peter Jennings Scholarship

June 14, 2013 4:23 pm Student Awards, Students

The scholarships are named in honor of renowned ABC news anchor Peter Jennings, a firm supporter of CUNY’s GED program and who spoke passionately about the hardships faced by many GED graduates.

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