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Lehman Professor Publishes New History of the Black Panther Movement

February 3, 2017 4:24 pm Uncategorized

Robyn Spencer had a plan when she went to college. The teenager from East Flatbush, Brooklyn attended SUNY-Binghamton, declared pre-med as her major and planned on becoming a doctor. Nothing went as planned. Today, Spencer is an associate professor in Lehman’s History Department. And her area of interest, black social protest after World War II, […]

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Faculty from Lehman College and City University of New York Win 2016 OLC Digital Learning Innovation Award

February 3, 2017 2:36 pm Uncategorized

Lehman College and CUNY have won the 2016 Online Learning Consortium’s (OLC) Digital Learning Innovation Award (DLIAward), in the Faculty-led team category for advancing undergraduate student success through the adoption of digital courseware. The Lehman College-led team was one of three institutions and five faculty-led teams selected from among 106 submissions in this first year […]

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New Musical ‘Daniel in the Lions’ Den’ Opens at Lehman College May 12

May 5, 2016 8:52 am Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities, Theatre Program

Daniel in the Lions’ Den, a dramatic new musical composed by Professor Penny Prince of Lehman College’s Music Department, retells the biblical tale of oppression and faith with some new insights into immigration, incarceration, and staying true to one’s self. Performances will be held on Thursday, May 12, at 7 p.m. and Friday, May 13, at 11 a.m. in Room 306 of the Music Building.

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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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Lehman College and Community Chorus to Present Spring Concert May 1 now

April 28, 2016 1:08 pm Music Dept, School of Arts and Humanities

The Lehman College and Community Chorus will present its annual Spring Concert on Sunday, May 1, at 2:30 p.m. in the Lehman Concert Hall. Complimentary tickets are available at the Box Office and can also be obtained after 1 p.m. on the day of the performance.

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Riverdale Press: Lehman’s Generoso is Cuba-bound

April 15, 2016 9:48 am Athletics, In the News

Juliana Generoso’s Lehman College women’s soccer team didn’t quite achieve its goal of being the last team standing in the City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) this past season when the Lightning lost in the conference tournament championship game.

But she will get to achieve another “first” of sorts when Generoso joins a group of other CUNYAC student-athletes who will be embarking on CUNY’s Goodwill Tour to Cuba later this month, making her one of the first Americans to visit the Caribbean island nation in over 50 years.

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The Riverdale Press: Believe in power of youth, UN leader says

March 24, 2016 4:51 pm In the News

To judge by international headlines, college students are not on their way to a very welcoming world. But last week, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon came to Lehman College with an upbeat message, exhorting young audience members to believe in the power of their voices.

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Grad Student Attends Bloomberg 2016 International Women’s Day Summit; Calls it an ‘Empowering Experience’

March 23, 2016 11:35 am Admissions, Graduate Admissions, Graduate Studies, School of Natural and Social Sciences

“I was honored to be selected to attend the summit,” says Olufemi. “It was the perfect opportunity for me to further my academic and career goals, and celebrate the achievements of women world-wide.”

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Inside Higher Education: From Crisis to Composition

March 11, 2016 11:15 am In the News

Jessica Yood went back to school to take a class on first-year writing and came away with a new take on the reform of general-composition courses.

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Crains 5boros: My Boro: Eva Bornstein’s Bronx

March 1, 2016 10:43 am In the News, Lehman Center for the Performing Arts

When Eva Bornstein began her tenure as the Executive Director of the Bronx’sLehman Center for the Performing Arts, she was a self-described Upper East Side snob who believed there was nothing the Bronx could do that Manhattan couldn’t do better. More than a decade later, Bornstein is a Bronx convert, working tirelessly to bring some of the biggest international musical and cultural acts to the Lehman stage. Here are three of her favorite destinations (soon to be yours, too) in the borough:

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Lehman Play Brooklyn for the CUNYAC Title—on ESPN3

February 25, 2016 4:04 pm Athletics, Uncategorized

Lehman’s women basketball team take on Brooklyn in the CUNYAC Finals. Tonight on ESPN3.

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Mayor de Blasio Delivers “One New York” State of the City Address at Lehman

February 8, 2016 11:24 am In the News, Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, Uncategorized

Mayor Bill De Blasio, delivered his third State of the City address at the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts on February 4th, promoting a vision of “One New York.”

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