Students

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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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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