Students

Accomplished Lehman Student, Journalist, Podcaster Wins Elaine Rivera Scholarship

March 21, 2017 10:26 am Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Students

Senior Jason Burgos is this year’s recipient of the Elaine Rivera Scholarship, which is awarded to journalism students who are succeeding academically and have demonstrated strong storytelling skills. With his articles appearing in various online publications and his own podcast, Burgos is already ahead of the game in establishing his presence in the field. Burgos […]

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New LGBTQ Organization Makes its Campus Debut

March 7, 2017 4:34 pm English Dept, Students

Professor Olivia Moy, of the College’s English department, is on a mission to revitalize a dormant student group that she believes is a critical “source of solidarity” for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students on campus. Thanks to her efforts, a new club—the LGBTQ+Alliance—now exists. When Moy learned that no such group existed—a similar organization, […]

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Discussing Racism and Injustice in the Criminal Justice System

March 3, 2017 5:06 pm Student Affairs, Students, Uncategorized

Renée Hutchins, a criminal defense expert and professor of law, and prison reform advocate Akeem Browder delivered a powerful analysis of the American judicial system from an urban point of view before a room full of students on Monday afternoon. The talk was part of the Herbert H. Lehman Leadership program’s spring seminar series, titled “Leadership in Law,” and it focused on the role the average citizen can play in the justice reform movement.

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Biochemistry Student Wins American Chemical Society Fellowship for Innovative Work

May 3, 2016 3:16 pm Chemistry Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Students, Uncategorized

The path to an undergraduate degree majoring in biochemistry has been anything but typical or easy for Lehman junior, George Maio. The 29-year old graduated in 2009 from Saint Thomas Aquinas College in Rockland County with a degree in marketing. After several years in the marketing and advertising industries, he realized he wanted a career in the sciences, and came to Lehman in 2013.

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Lehman College Macaulay Honors Grad Receives $200,000 in Scholarships to Attend Medical School

May 3, 2016 1:58 pm Alumni, Faculty, Macaulay Honors College, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Students

Lehman College and Macaulay Honors College alumnus Cesar Andrade is about to begin what will certainly be four of the toughest but most rewarding years of his life. As an incoming student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in Manhattan, the Lehman class of 2014 graduate wants to pursue a career as a primary care physician who works with underserved populations and conducts research addressing healthcare disparities.

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Obscura Literary Magazine to Launch Seventh Volume, May 4

April 29, 2016 2:27 pm Alumni, English Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students

Editors of the student-run literary magazine, Obscura, will hold a special launch party to celebrate the release of a seventh volume on Wednesday, May 4, at 2:30 p.m. in the Lehman College Art Gallery. Students and alumni will read excerpts from the latest issue, which explores themes of identity, betrayal, love, and faith.

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We Are Military Friendly

February 26, 2016 10:35 am Student Affairs, Students

Lehman College has been named a Military Friendly School and a Top 100 Military Spouse Friendly School for 2016 by the Victory Media Company for its strong commitment to serving the veteran population. Institutions that receive the designations are highly regarded for their campus support services, graduation and employment outcomes, and military spouse policies.

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Adam Clayton Powell IV to Deliver Keynote Address at Lehman Black History Month Commemoration Feb. 24

February 5, 2016 1:43 pm African and African American Studies Dept, In the News, Lovinger Theatre, Students, Uncategorized, Urban Male Leadership Program

The Honorable Adam Clayton Powell, IV will be the keynote speaker for this year’s Black History Month, Martin Luther King Jr. tribute on February 24.

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Lehman Launches New Campus Virtual Tour

January 13, 2016 11:46 am Admissions, Alumni Relations, Art Gallery, In the News, Lehman History, Multimedia Center, Science Building, Students, Uncategorized

Potential students and visitors are about to get a whole new perspective on Lehman College, before they even set foot on campus. That perspective will be a virtual one, with magnificent 360-degree views of the campus.

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Lehman Sophomore Takes First Place in CUNY Essay Contest

December 28, 2015 4:37 pm School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing, Student Affairs, Student Awards, Students

Radya Shaid, a sophomore majoring in therapeutic recreation, is the winner of the CUNY Ethics and Morality Essay Contest. She took the top prize for her thoughtful essay on the importance of contemplation and reflection in cultivating an articulate and engaged citizenry.

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Lehman Economic and Business Students Win Federal Reserve Bank of New York Competition

November 16, 2015 12:06 pm Economics and Business Dept, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Students

Lehman College has won the finals of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s college fed challenge.

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Women’s Lightning Soccer Team Falls to CSI in Overtime in the CUNYAC Finals, 2-1

November 5, 2015 12:37 pm Athletics, Student Affairs, Students

Thanks to freshman standout Chelsea Harris’ four goals, the women’s soccer team defeated John Jay 5-0 (4-11-2). The victory gives Lehman a berth in the CUNYAC finals scheduled for Saturday, November 7, at 2 p.m. at Brooklyn College, where Lehman will take on the College of Staten Island.

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