Student Awards

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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Two Lehman Athletes Named All-American

May 31, 2013 10:14 am Athletics, Student Awards, Students

Senior Jasmine Springer and junior Tobi Alli finished their time at the NCAA Division III Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Championships in grand style—both earned All-American status, while leading Lehman College to the 26th place finish in the country.

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News Magazine ‘Inside Lehman’ Wins Three Awards

May 21, 2013 10:33 am Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Student Awards, Students

Since 2004, “Inside Lehman” has raked in a total of twenty-eight awards. “It never gets old,” says Executive Producer and Assistant Dean Lynne Van Voorhis.

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Student-Athletes Honored at Annual End-of-Year Banquet

May 20, 2013 7:05 am Athletics, President Fernández, Student Awards, Students

The Department of Athletics celebrated the 2012-13 athletic season with an end-of-the-year banquet honoring the best and brightest student athletes of the season.

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Tobi Alli Named National Athlete of the Week

May 7, 2013 3:21 pm Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students

The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association has named Lehman College’s Tobi All as its Division III Women’s National Athlete of the Week.

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Junior Wins Borough’s Denim Day NYC Writing Competition

May 3, 2013 1:23 pm School of Natural and Social Sciences, Sociology Dept, Student Awards, Students, Women's Studies Program

Shabel Castro, a junior in the Macaulay Honors College at Lehman, is the Bronx winner of the 2013 Denim Day New York City writing competition, titled “Telling the Truth About Sexual Violence.”

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Lehman Students Selected for Three-Year JK Watson Fellowship Program

April 24, 2013 11:29 am Student Awards, Students

Miranda and Wong will spend the next three summers before graduation interning at prominent non-profit organizations and for-profit institutions, and work in a foreign country of their choice.

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Sports News: Student-Athletes Honored, Senior Tobi Alli Makes Best Long Jump in Track and Field

April 8, 2013 4:57 pm Athletics, Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students

In celebration of National Student-Athlete Day, the Lehman Athletics Department recognized fifty-four of its student-athletes for their achievements in the classroom and in the surrounding community.

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Lehman Students Receive Latino Trendsetter Awards

December 11, 2012 2:03 pm Scholarship Students, Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students

Lehman students Krystal Perez and Imani DuBois are recipients of this year’s Latino Trendsetter Scholarship, given to students who have demonstrated strong leadership skills at work and in class.

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