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The U.S. Workforce and Higher Education: Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale to Deliver 45th Annual “Lehman Lecture”

January 24, 2014 1:00 am Alumni, Bronx Small Business Development Center, Graduate Studies, Lehman College Foundation, Media Relations and Publications, President Fernández, Research, School of Continuing & Professional Studies, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Student Affairs, Undergraduate Studies

Changes in the American workforce and what they mean for the future of higher education will be the focus of the 45th annual Herbert H. Lehman Memorial Lecture. Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, director of the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce, will deliver the Lehman Lecture. Wednesday, April 2, 2014 11 a.m. Lovinger Theatre, [...]

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Nationally Prominent Higher Education Leader James B. Milliken Appointed Chancellor of CUNY

January 15, 2014 9:00 pm Media Relations and Publications, President Fernández

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York voted unanimously today to appoint James B. Milliken, President of the University of Nebraska system since 2004 and a nationally prominent leader in public higher education, as the seventh Chancellor of CUNY, the nation’s leading urban public university.

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Lehman Hosts Swearing-in of NYC Councilman Andrew Cohen: “No More Powerful Tool in Fighting Poverty than Education”

January 5, 2014 3:50 pm Alumni Relations, Institutional Advancement, Lovinger Theatre, Media Relations and Publications, President Fernández

Lehman College congratulates Andrew Cohen, the Bronx’s newest City Council member representing District 11, which includes the College. On January 5, Lehman hosted Mr. Cohen’s swearing-in ceremony in the historic Music Building’s Lovinger Theatre.

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Professor Stuart Chen-Hayes: New Book Adds School Counselors to the Achievement Debate

December 23, 2013 1:00 am Bookstore, Counseling, Leadership, Literacy, and Special Education Dept, Early Childhood and Childhood Education Dept, Faculty, School of Education

As principals, teachers, and parents in schools across the country debate how to effectively close achievement gaps and raise standards, one group is often left out of the dialogue: school counselors. Professor Stuart Chen-Hayes and his colleagues are seeking to change that in a big way. Their new book, 101 Solutions for School Counselors and Leaders in Challenging Times, uses a Q&A approach to cover topics ranging from data-driven counseling to bullying, collaboration, and equity. Readers will also find a generous list of print and digital resources.

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Survey Says: From Freshman to Senior Year, Students Love the Lehman Experience

December 18, 2013 12:35 pm Admissions, Enrollment Management, Institutional Advancement, Research, Students

A new survey of Lehman College students found that nearly ninety percent had a favorable experience during their time on the campus. The poll found that eighty-seven percent of Lehman College students described their freshman year as “excellent” or “good.” Eighty-three percent of seniors had the same opinion.

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Scholarship Students Plan to Work for a Better Bronx and Healthier World

December 17, 2013 1:40 pm Athletics, Financial Aid, Health Sciences Dept, Lehman Scholars Program, Nursing Dept, Philosophy Dept, Psychology Dept, Scholarship Students, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept, Student Awards, Students, Wellness Program

Lehman College congratulates four recent scholarship recipients – three from the Bronx CUNY Scholarship Fund and one from the New York Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. All have plans to work for the well-being of Bronx residents and advocate for a healthier global village. Francisco Cruz and Sharonda Oppong-Addae are Bronx CUNY Scholars and Genill Reynoso is an Elias Karmon Scholar; Imani Dubois received the New York Hispanic Chamber of Commerce award.

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LISTEN: Fieldwork of a War Machine: Aldo Civico on Sicilian Mafia and Colombian Paramilitaries

December 12, 2013 1:00 am Anthropology Dept, Audio, Center for Human Rights and Peace Studies, Multimedia

Aldo Civico is an assistant professor in anthropology at Rutgers University and the founder of the International Institute for Peace. Since 2001, he has being doing fieldwork in Colombia on paramilitary death squads and drug trafficking.

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Unleashing New Passion On Ice: Lehman Ready for Kingsbridge National Ice Center to Become Reality

December 11, 2013 1:00 am Athletics, Bronx Small Business Development Center, Health Sciences Dept, Multimedia Center, President Fernández, Students

On December 10, the New York City Council approved the re-development of the Kingsbridge Armory, two blocks south of the Lehman College campus. Plans call for the Armory to be transformed into the city’s largest indoor ice rink, featuring nine rinks that will be open year round, state of the art facilities, seating for 5,000 people, and community and educational space. Since the beginning of the process, Lehman College and President Ricardo R. Fernández have supported the development of the ice center and sought opportunities for collaboration.

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Lehman Salutes Ira D. Cohen (B.S. ’73): 2013 Alumni Achievement Award Winner

December 10, 2013 1:00 am Alumni, President Fernández

There’s no question that Ira Cohen, the 2013 recepient of the Alumni Achievement Award, is a self-motivated hard worker. However, if you ask him, who gave him his drive, he won’t hestitate to tell you that the secret to his success was his parents.

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Lifeline for Out-of-School Girls: Alumna Brings Education to Vulnerable Nigerians

December 10, 2013 1:00 am Alumni, Alumni Relations, School of Education, Study Abroad, Women's Studies Program

By SAM OTTI The Sun (Lagos, Nigeria) In Africa, there is a common saying that ‘Women’s Education Ends in Kitchen’ (WEEK). But Nkechi Ogbodo, the founder of a New York-based group, Kechie’s Project, would shout from the rooftop that depriving the girl-child the opportunity of formal education is a rape of womanhood. Her vigorous advocacy [...]

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Pump “Down” the Volume: Professor Sandra Levey and NYC to Address Noise and Hearing Loss

December 9, 2013 1:00 am CUNY Institute for Health Equity, School of Arts and Humanities, Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences Dept, Student Affairs, Students, Urban Male Leadership Program, Women's Studies Program

A total of 196 individuals from a variety of ethnic backgrounds participated. The final analysis showed that young iPod users and African-Americans listening to rap or hip hop did indeed listen the loudest and were more likely to exceed recommended listening times.

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Remembering Kisook Ahn: Memorial Service and Scholarship Fund Honor Lehman Alumna and Metro North Victim

December 7, 2013 2:00 am Alumni, Alumni Relations, Nursing Dept

A memorial service has been scheduled for Kisook Ahn, the Lehman College alumna who died in the December 1 crash of a Metro North train in the Bronx. It will be held on Tuesday, December 10 at 5 p.m. in the Faculty Dining Room of the Music Building.

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