Students

Students from Macaulay Honors College to take Part in Major BioBlitz at the NY Botanical Garden

September 5, 2014 11:41 am Macaulay Honors College, Student Affairs, Students

Destiny Berisha, a sophomore at Lehman’s Macaulay Honors College, will join more than 400 of her fellow students and 20 scientists at the New York Botanical Garden this weekend (Sept. 6-7) to contribute to the cataloging of the Garden’s plant life.

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Lehman LIFE Featured in CUNY’s ‘Study with the Best’ Series

August 26, 2014 1:53 pm Community Outreach, Student Affairs, Students

Volunteers from Lehman’s CUNY Service Corps and the Lehman LIFE club are featured in CUNY TV’s most recent “Study with the Best” news magazine program, which focuses on the University and its best and brightest professors, alumni, and programs.

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New Graduate Student Reception A Success

August 19, 2014 5:12 pm Graduate Studies, Provost, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Continuing & Professional Studies, School of Education, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept, Students

“Lehman College is a warm and welcoming place, and we want to make sure that our graduate students receive the same kind of attention that our undergraduate students receive when they first enter the campus.”

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President Fernández, Five Students Honored at Bronx Dominican Day Parade

July 29, 2014 4:20 pm Students

President Ricardo R. Fernández and five Lehman students were honored at the 25th Annual Bronx Dominican Day Parade on July 27. Carolyn Almedia, Manuel Emiliano, Kevin Paulino, David Tavarez, and Eliza Torres each received a scholarship for outstanding academic achievement.

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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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Letter from the President: Celebrating the Class of 2014 and the Launch of the Bronx Business Bridge

June 12, 2014 3:46 pm President Fernández, School of Continuing & Professional Studies, Student Affairs, Students

For the 24th year, I had the distinct privilege of presiding over Lehman College’s annual Commencement ceremony. It is always a very special day, and the morning of May 29, with clear skies and a radiant sun, matched the glow from the faces of the graduates and their family members. It was one of the [...]

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Two Lehman Students Score Summer Internships at Bloomberg

May 22, 2014 1:18 pm Macaulay Honors College, Students

This summer Zikran Choudhary and Hansol Lee, students at Lehman’s Macaulay Honors College (MHC), will spend ten weeks working as interns at Bloomberg headquarters in Manhattan.

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Commencement 2014: Watch Live Online, on BronxNet, or Follow on Social Media

May 19, 2014 5:25 pm Alumni, Information Technology, Multimedia Center, President Fernández, Student Affairs, Students

Lehman College will celebrate the graduation of more than 2,800 students on Thursday, May 29 beginning at 10 a.m. on the South Athletic Field. WATCH online here. VIEW on BronxNet: Channel 67 (Cablevision Optimum) or Channel 33 (Verizon Fios). FOLLOW on social media at Lehman College’s Facebook page (where photos may be viewed and downloaded), [...]

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Senior Zarin Tasnim Wins Prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to Teach in Korea

May 16, 2014 12:33 pm Macaulay Honors College, Students, Study Abroad

“She is definitely one of our stars,” says Dr. Gary Schwartz, director of the Macaulay Honors College at Lehman and the Lehman Scholars Program. “Zarin is an exceptional combination of intellect, tact, sensitivity, insight, and leadership.”

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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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U.S. News & World Report: High School of American Studies at Lehman College Is Number One in NY State, #32 Nationwide

April 24, 2014 3:36 pm Bronx Institute, Middle and High School Education Dept, President Fernández, Students

The High School of American Studies at Lehman College has been named the #1 public high school in New York State by U.S. News & World Report. It was ranked #32 in the nation. The High School of American Studies at Lehman College specializes in American history, and offers Advanced Placement courses in English, calculus and chemistry. To supplement in-class learning, students travel to historical sites and attend seminars with guest speakers. Juniors and seniors at HSAS can enroll in courses at Lehman College, and all students are encouraged to embark on individual research projects. The High School of American Studies has a 100 percent participation rate on Advanced Placement tests and a passing rate of 94 percent.

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Lehman College Selected for National Initiative on First-generation and Nontraditional Student Achievement

April 23, 2014 10:26 am President Fernández, Provost, Students

Lehman College has been selected by the American Council on Education (ACE) to participate in the Change and Innovation Lab (CIL), a groundbreaking program to help colleges and universities implement significant and sustainable initiatives to increase the number of first-generation and nontraditional students who gain a college degree. Lehman is one of nine institutions that [...]

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