Athletics Hires Two New Coaches

March 23, 2017 12:02 pm Uncategorized

The Lehman College Athletics Department welcomed two new coaches to continue the Lightning’s tradition of athletic success. Ana Belzunce was appointed in February of last year as men’s and women’s tennis coach. She brings a wealth of experience to the Lightning, having coached at the John McEnroe Tennis Academy in Randall’s Island, as well as with […]

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Biochemistry Students Trip to Spain

March 20, 2017 11:00 am Uncategorized

Biochemistry Student Wins Prestigious Scholarships for Academic Excellence In her years at Lehman, Biochemistry major Gabriela Rodriguez has become one of the college’s most accomplished students. The 22-year old senior recently spoke at a fundraising event for the La Unidad Latina Foundation, a group that awarded Rodriguez a scholarship last fall for her record of […]

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Urban Male Leadership Celebrates 10 Years and Sets a Fundraising Record

March 17, 2017 11:52 am Student Affairs, Uncategorized, Urban Male Leadership Program

The first Inaugural Awards and Scholarship Brunch for the Urban Male Leadership Program (UMLP) took place on in late February celebrating the program’s ten-year anniversary at Lehman College. But in the process, also set a fundraising record: the awards raised more than $30,000, surpassing its fundraising goal of $20,000 and was attended by about 200 […]

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New Online Education Director to Oversee Lehman’s Online Learning Initiatives

March 15, 2017 1:46 pm Uncategorized

Olena Zhadko, Online Education Director Dr. Olena Zhadko, Lehman’s new Online Education Director, has ambitious plans to support online learning initiatives. As a senior administrator, Zhadko will be overseeing all facets of online instruction, from web-enhanced learning experiences to hybrid course development and fully online programming. The Office of Online Education will be providing support services […]

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

February 3, 2017 5:48 pm 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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President Cruz Announces His Six-Point Plan for Lehman College

February 3, 2017 5:21 pm Uncategorized

New Lehman President José Luis Cruz delivered a historic convocation address to the campus community, outlining an optimistic vision for the future. He began his speech by calling Lehman “the most important mission-critical senior college of the world’s premiere public urban university.” (Watch the video here.) Cruz identified a six-point plan, his top priorities that […]

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Student Health Center Moves to New Location and Offers Improved Health Services

February 3, 2017 5:17 pm Uncategorized

After four years of planning, the student health center moved in August to its new location in the Old Gym Building, Room B008. The move will accommodate phase two of Lehman’s master plan, which is to build another science building. Cindy Kreisberg, a physician’s assistant, and the director of the Student Health Center, has worked […]

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Lehman President Jose Luis Cruz EdCast Interview to Air on CUNY-TV

February 3, 2017 5:14 pm Uncategorized

Lehman College President College José Luis Cruz recently appeared on the award-winning television series EdCast, and his compelling interviewing will air on CUNY-TV and be available on the web. The interview will air on CUNY-TV (channel 75 on most cable networks) beginning on January 18 and run for ten days, including these times: • Wednesday, […]

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New Lehman Course Explores “The Roots of our Hispanic Heritage”

February 3, 2017 5:07 pm Uncategorized

So which came first? The Spanish conquistadors or the British colonists? Jamestown or St. Augustine? The Spanish language or the English language? Hernando de Soto or Lewis and Clark? Do you know who celebrated America’s first Christmas? Where the city of Galveston, Tx. got its name? A new Lehman College course—LEH 354 “The Roots of […]

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Biology Professor’s Study Could Pave Way for Greater Understanding of How Plants and Animals Grow and Develop

February 3, 2017 5:01 pm Uncategorized

Dr. Zhi-Liang Zheng, a biology professor and plant scientist in the Department of Biological Science, published a paper last month in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) that demonstrates a connection between Rho GTPase and RNA polymerase II (Pol II), two key molecules involved in cellular signaling and transcription in eukaryotes. Eukaryotes […]

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Lehman Scientists Part of Significant Finding in Particle Physics and Astronomy

February 3, 2017 4:50 pm Uncategorized

Lehman College is a collaborating institution in The Pierre Auger Observatory in Pampa Amarilla, Argentina, the largest cosmic ray observatory in the world. The observatory tracks and observes particle showers produced by ultra-high energy cosmic rays. Lehman Professor Luis Anchordoqui and Research Associate Tom Paul, are members of the Observatory’s prestigious 500-member collaboration of world-class […]

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