It is my pleasure to announce the appointment of Mr. James Minto to the position of Executive Director of Facilities, Planning and Operations, effective Tuesday, February 18. Mr. Minto brings to the position more than twenty-eight years of experience in facilities management and operations.
Entertainment legend Bill Cosby and Wall Street financier, author and world class yachtsman, Frank Savage, recently visited York College in celebration of Black History Month and wowed the capacity crowd.
The York College Art Gallery has been busy place recently.
The Global Design for UNICEF Challenge is a ground-breaking competition that gives students the opportunity to work with UNICEF– the world’s leading advocate for children – to come up with innovative solutions to pressing development problems. UNICEF believes that students are ideal partners in this effort, bringing fresh ideas, familiarity with new technologies, and a passion for change. Students gain valuable experience in project development and design, and become part of an international network of problem-solvers looking for solutions that have far-reaching impact. The top teams win a chance to work with a UNICEF Country Office to test their idea in the field.
The 2014-2015 New York State Executive Budget is currently under review by the New York State Legislature, including proposed funding for the colleges of the City University of New York.
Kathleen Robbins' love of nature led her to York College in 2008 for a major in Geology and Earth Science. Now she is passing on that passion to another generation as a high school Earth Science and Astronomy teacher.
Dear York College Family,
Dear York College Student: The Writing Center will begin tutoring on Monday, February 10. You may schedule a weekly 50-minute session or drop in for a 25 minute session at your convenience.
Students may schedule a weekly 50-minute session or drop in for a 25 minute session, twice weekly, at their convenience.
Beginning this semester, all faculty members will have access to York's new student performance early alert system - Cardinal Pulse. This system came out of the Foundations of Excellence initiative and was piloted during the fall 2013 semester with a small cohort of faculty volunteers.
Dear Students, Welcome to the Spring 2014 Semester! You are invited to participate in a FREE four part stress-reduction workshop at York College as part of an ongoing research study by Dr. Kathariya Mokrue, assistant professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences.
In the spirit of higher education and collegiate culture, the Male Initiative Program is challenging you to wear a bow tie every Monday and spread the scholarly spirit!
I would like to thank all York staff and faculty who participated in supporting the 2013 CUNY Campaign.
Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) has become readily available for all students on Twitter and Facebook!
York College alumni recently teamed with New York Cares to volunteer their time to help in updating a school in Jamaica, Queens. York alumni have mostly supported their alma mater through annual donations of money and gifts. Mondell Sealy, director of Alumni Affairs at York College, recently thought of another way for Alumni to give in the community, and that was with their personal time.
York alumna, Kathy Robbins, "virtually" helps students attend research conference via skype. Ms. Robbins is a 2011 graduate of the Earth and Physical Sciences program.
FREE TAX Preparation January 25 – April 13, 2014
After an extensive national search, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ismael Perez to the position of Assistant Vice President for Planning and Budget, effective January 6, 2014.
I am writing to bring to your attention a decision I am preparing to make regarding the Commencement Committee's recommendation to hold three distinct commencement exercises on the same day, by school, for our students, and to host the exercises in the Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center.
You must attend only one (1) session if you did not attend in the Fall 2013.