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On the Air! Lehman College and President Ricardo R. Fernández Recognized at BronxNet’s 20th Anniversary Celebration

May 2, 2014 10:05 am Information Technology, Institutional Advancement, Multimedia Center, President Fernández

BronxNet, based in Carman Hall, is a non-profit community television channel. Lehman College was awarded for its role in launching BronxNet.

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Letter from the President: The CUNY Budget and a New Nursing Facility

April 28, 2014 10:02 am Alumni, Division of Administration & Finance, Institutional Advancement, Lehman College Foundation, Media Relations and Publications, President Fernández

Spring has sprung and we are finally beginning to see warmer temperatures after such a harsh winter. With spring comes a clearer picture of the 2014 – 2015 budget after an agreement between Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state Senate and Assembly. The budget includes improvements to the operating and capital budgets of Lehman College [...]

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Major Spotlight: Environmental Science at Lehman College

April 25, 2014 3:33 pm Environmental, Geographic, and Geological Sciences Dept, Multimedia, School of Natural and Social Sciences, Video

Graduate Julissa Lora (’14) and student Alison Wong discuss why they chose to become Lehman’s Environmental Science majors.

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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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GFP: Lighting Up Life: Nobel Laureate Dr. Martin Chalfie to Address Discovery of “Green Fluorescent Protein”

April 17, 2014 12:30 pm Chemistry Dept, Research, Science Building

Dr. Martin Chalfie’s co-discovery of green fluorescent protein (GFP) revolutionized the biological sciences and enabled scientists to look at the inner workings of living cells. GFP is used to tell where genes are turned on, where proteins are located within tissues, and how cell activities change over time.

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Jazz for Lehman College: The Harlem Quartet at San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Center for the Performing Arts

April 14, 2014 2:30 pm Alumni, Alumni Relations, Institutional Advancement, Lehman College Foundation, Music Dept

On Friday, May 2, 2014, along with Puerto Rico’s Pro-Arte Musical, the Lehman College Foundation will co-host the Harlem Quartet at San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Center for the Performing Arts in Santurce. “Jazz for Lehman College” was established to raise funds for scholarships of the City University of New York. Located in the North Bronx, [...]

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In Memoriam: Dr. Barbara Jacobson, Professor of Sociology: 1939 – 2014

April 11, 2014 3:56 pm Faculty, President Fernández, Provost, Sociology Dept

Lehman College announced today the sudden passing of Dr. Barbara Jacobson, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology. She was 74. Dr. Jacobson’s research focused on education and social mobility.

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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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Lehman College Foundation Chair Myrna Rivera Recognized by WealthManagement.com

April 3, 2014 1:00 am Institutional Advancement, Lehman College Foundation, President Fernández

Ms. Rivera, alumna and founder of Consultiva Internacional, Inc., was named to WealthManagement.com’s Top Ten Women-Owned RIAs list.

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Light It Up Blue: Music Building Among International Landmarks to Mark World Autism Awareness Day

April 2, 2014 10:28 am Division of Administration & Finance, Health Sciences Dept, President Fernández, Student Affairs

Lehman College celebrated World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 by lighting up the historic Music Building. “Light It Up Blue” is a global campaign to shine a light on autism. Lehman College joined iconic landmarks around the world, including New York City’s Empire State Building, in commemoration of the United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Awareness [...]

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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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