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Student Government Association Wins Fight to Keep Library Open for 24 Hours During Finals Week

December 8, 2016 4:38 pm President Jose Luis Cruz, Provost, Student Affairs, Students

By now the word is out that the Leonard Lief Library will remain open for 24-hours from December 7 through 21. It’s thanks in large part to the efforts of the Student Government Association, who waged the fight for almost three years—that’s three years of bringing their case before administration officials, the College senate, and before each rotating cast of student representatives.

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Lehman Senior Receives Internship Extension at NBC

November 28, 2016 4:29 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Students, Uncategorized

Grisel Mora, a Lehman senior majoring in journalism, has received two internship extensions at NBC after completing the National Association of Hispanic Journalists’ (NAHJ) Summer Diversity Fellowship. (NAHJ) The current extension will run until May 2017.

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Lehman Students Serve Bronx’s Hungriest Residents

November 17, 2016 11:46 am Community Outreach, Student Affairs, Students

On a recent Friday afternoon, in torrential rain, several Lehman students headed out to serve a meal to members of the community at the POTS (Part of The Solution) resource center in the Bronx. It’s one of several volunteer opportunities offered through the Office of Community Engagement that brings students face-to-face with some of the borough’s neediest people.

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Post Election Call-To-Action Panel Discusses Critical Issues in the Age of Trump

November 15, 2016 4:59 pm Faculty, School of Arts and Humanities, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Students, Uncategorized

A special post election panel discussion called to “educate, engage and empower” the Lehman campus in the aftermath of the surprising presidential election results, was held on November 14th in the Lovinger Theatre. President José Luis Cruz moderated a panel of five of Lehman’s most distinguished academic leaders, covering a wide range of issues including [...]

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A Connection at the White House Puts Lehman Students Center Stage

October 24, 2016 2:04 pm Students

Earlier this month, five Lehman students travelled to Washington, D.C., to take part in the My Brother’s Keeper Town Hall for Creating Opportunities for Latino Youth. One of those students, Kevin Ortiz Pena, had the honor of introducing U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro at the event.

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Lehman Claims 10th Straight Victory

October 13, 2016 4:34 pm Athletics, Students

The Lehman College women’s tennis team continues their outstanding play on the court, defeating Bard College on the road, 9-0, Wednesday afternoon at the Stevenson Athletic Center Courts. The win extends the season-long winning streak of 10 matches for the Lightning (11-1), as they move into sole possession of second place in the CUNYAC (3-1) [...]

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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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Summer Internship Program Provides Foundation for Student Success

September 1, 2016 2:27 pm School of Arts and Humanities, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Students

For Lehman students Amanda Rodriguez and Melanie Hernandez, summer internships have bolstered their resumes and provided valuable work experience.

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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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Two Students Are First To Graduate From Fast 4 Business Program

June 15, 2016 11:40 am Economics and Business Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Students, Uncategorized

Katie Ross and Leandra Sepulveda—Class of 2016—are the first graduates of the Lehman’s Fast 4 Business program.

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Lehman Theatre Students Win Scholarships at Kennedy Center Festival

June 14, 2016 1:06 pm Faculty, School of Arts and Humanities, Students, Theatre Program, Uncategorized

Two Lehman students won prestigious acting awards from the Kennedy Center.

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