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VH1 Super Bowl Blitz: Janelle Monáe to Perform at Lehman College

January 25, 2014 1:00 am Music Dept

Janelle Monae will play the Lehman Center as part of VH1′s Super Bowl Blitz: Six Nights + Six Concerts, a series of shows around New York City during the week preceding Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium. The series also includes J. Cole in Queens, Fall Out Boy in Brooklyn, TLC in Manhattan, Goo Goo Dolls in Staten Island, and Gavin DeGraw in New Jersey. Hosted by Nick Cannon and Stacy Keibler, the concerts will be presented live nationally on VH1.

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Nationally Ranked M.S.W. Degree Fills Void with Underserved in Bronx

January 24, 2014 5:00 pm Social Work Dept

In the eight years since its launch in 2005, the Masters of Social Work program at Lehman College has achieved status among the top 100-ranked graduate social work programs at colleges and universities across the country.

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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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