Students

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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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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Macaulay Honors College Student Wins Jack Nash Scholars Award for Study in Japan

March 21, 2014 2:32 pm Macaulay Honors College, Students, Study Abroad

Romi Zayas, a junior in the Macaulay Honors College at Lehman and a scholar in the CUNY Baccalaureate Program, will embark on a trip of a lifetime to Tokyo where she will study advanced Japanese at the Kanda University of International Studies this spring.

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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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A Sense of Belonging: Lehman Kicks off Diversity in Teaching Project

March 6, 2014 5:01 pm Faculty, President Fernández, Students

In the effort to continually foster a campus-wide climate of belonging and diversity, Lehman College kicked off the Diversity Development in Teaching Project on February 28, 2014.

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Budding Scientists Prepare for Second Annual Bronx SciFest

February 7, 2014 12:31 pm Admissions, Biological Sciences Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Science Building, Students

The Bronx SciFest represents an important step in establishing robust science opportunities among the borough’s students.

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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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Survey Says: From Freshman to Senior Year, Students Love the Lehman Experience

December 18, 2013 12:35 pm Admissions, Enrollment Management, Institutional Advancement, Research, Students

A new survey of Lehman College students found that nearly ninety percent had a favorable experience during their time on the campus. The poll found that eighty-seven percent of Lehman College students described their freshman year as “excellent” or “good.” Eighty-three percent of seniors had the same opinion.

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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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Unleashing New Passion On Ice: Lehman Ready for Kingsbridge National Ice Center to Become Reality

December 11, 2013 1:00 am Athletics, Bronx Small Business Development Center, Health Sciences Dept, Multimedia Center, President Fernández, Students

On December 10, the New York City Council approved the re-development of the Kingsbridge Armory, two blocks south of the Lehman College campus. Plans call for the Armory to be transformed into the city’s largest indoor ice rink, featuring nine rinks that will be open year round, state of the art facilities, seating for 5,000 people, and community and educational space. Since the beginning of the process, Lehman College and President Ricardo R. Fernández have supported the development of the ice center and sought opportunities for collaboration.

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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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