Honorable Julián Castro, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, will be the commencement speaker at York College, CUNY’s 46th Commencement Exercises on Friday, June 3, 2016.
The York College Valedictorian for the Class of 2016 has emerged and for the fifth consecutive year there is an affiliation with the Chemistry department.
Camilo Iribarren, a senior at York College, CUNY, is making a name for himself as a new author. His recently-published first novel, Conjuring Deception, is the story of a group of magicians helping an FBI agent to solve a series of sleight of hand crimes.
Annual Report of Receipt of Honoraria (covered period 4/1/15 – 3/31/16)
By Cindy Hicks, York Journalism Student
To support our commitment to disaster preparedness, York College Department of Public Safety has recently joined the New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Partners in Preparedness (PIP) Program, which helps organizations prepare their employees, services, and facilities for disasters.
York College, CUNY can now add alumna Danielle S. Blount ’01 to its list of distinguished alumni in law. She was recently sworn in as Commissioner of Family Court, in Delaware.
Following a national search, Dr. Charles Gengler has been appointed Dean of the School of Business and Information Systems. Dr. Gengler is a Professor of Marketing with numerous publications and invited talks. Professor Gengler comes to York after more than 20 years of distinguished academic appointments, at least 15 years of which were spent at Baruch College/CUNY.
York College, CUNY student Ariel Rosario is going places thanks to his commitment to excellence, dedicated faculty and nurturing parents.
Tony Wan, the valedictorian of York's Class of 2012, is a featured student in "Stony Brook Matters,"a publication of Stony Brook University, where he is a first-year medical student.
Nearly 30 Occupational Therapy students recently realized their dream of graduating with their BS/MS degree from York College, CUNY.
After twenty-five years of being wrongfully incarcerated, Johnny Hincapie, now 43, came to York College, CUNY to speak to the college community about his ordeal in prison and his rise through despair through family support and religious faith.
On November 8th 2015, Queens held its annual walk for Breast Cancer and members of York College, CUNY's National Society of Leadership and Success participated in the walk.
Professor Tom Moore recently took students from his Digital Photojournalism class off campus to the funeral of Detective Randolph Holder.
Peter Mark was a founding member of the York College radio station, WYCR. After leaving York, Peter pursued a career in retail music with Record World/TSS chain.
Tomás Modesto Galán, a York College professor in the Department of Foreign Languages, a "Dominican writer" and cultural activist, was the recipient of the 2015 Poet of the Year Award at the recent Americas Poetry Festival of New York.
When I started my academic career, I knew I wanted to go to York College. I did not know though what course of study I wanted to pursue. It was in the Behavioral Sciences where my passion grew. Political Science and the Pre-Law program were the disciplines that allowed me to discover altruism.
Two York College, CUNY Aviation Management students had the summer internship of a lifetime and have returned to campus filled with gratitude.
York College Assistant Professor Tom Moore of the English Dept./Journalism Program, has spent the last few months researching and planning in-depth news stories on a crucial but largely ignored moment in the history of New York City, the Battle of Brooklyn during the Revolutionary War.
Patrick G. Gomez Menzies, a York College graduate of the Class of 2013, was recently awarded a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study. It will help fund his doctoral studies at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. HHMI expanded the program to include a wider group of applicants to encourage more PhD students who are “committed to diversity.” Menzies will receive $43,000 per year toward his studies over the next three years.