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Meeks and Obama Ambassador Discuss Business at York

Meeks and Obama Ambassador Discuss Business at York

United States Representative Gregory W. Meeks recently brought Michael Froman, the current United States Trade Representative (USTR) and President Barack Obama’s principal adviser, negotiator and spokesperson on international trade and investment issues, on a tour of his Fifth Congressional District.

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York Graduates 44th and Largest Class

York Graduates 44th and Largest Class

Commencement 2014 was York College's 44th but in at least one way, it was a first.

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Chemistry Major 2014 Valedictorian

Chemistry Major 2014 Valedictorian

For the third year in a row, York's valedictorian is a Chemistry major and aspiring physician. This year the deserving scholar is Katsiaryna Hud, who attended York as a SEEK student.

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Professor’s Art Chosen for Neighborhood Improvement Project

Professor’s Art Chosen for Neighborhood Improvement Project

On Monday, April 28th at 2:30 PM, the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) will unveil five (reproduced) pieces from the original "African-American Diva" paintings of Dr. Margaret Rose Vendryes, for display on the sidewalk on Parson’s Boulevard near the Jamaica Center subway station.

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CUNY Profiles York’s Coach St. John for Division III Week

CUNY Profiles York’s Coach St. John for Division III Week

JAMAICA, N.Y.- York College Athletic Director and Head Men's Basketball Coach Ronald St. John was recently profiled by the CUNY Athletic Conference in video as part of the NCAA's Division III Week Celebration.

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Community Health Major Gets New Scholarship And Acceptance into Columbia Grad Program

Community Health Major Gets New Scholarship And Acceptance into Columbia Grad Program

Stephane Labossiere’s has a ready smile and these days he has many reasons to keep it going. His York College experience has been one filled with adventure and success and the graduating senior recently received his latest scholarship, a Society for Public Health Education’s (SOPHE) Vivian Drenckhahn Scholarship. It is only the latest in many scholarships he has received since arriving at York as a freshman in 2010.

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York College Wins 2014 CUNYAC Men's Basketball Championship

York College Wins 2014 CUNYAC Men's Basketball Championship

New York, N.Y.— The York College men's basketball team upset the top-seeded College of Staten Island, 87-84, in a thrilling matchup to win the 2014 CUNY Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Championship on the campus of City College Friday Night.

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Fundraising and Promotions by Departments, Programs and Student Clubs

The goal of the Development Office is to secure the greatest range of support for the programs at York College.

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York Advances to CUNYAC Championship

York Advances to CUNYAC Championship

NEW YORK, N.Y.— The York College Men’s Basketball Team put on an impressive performance over Lehman College in the semifinals of the 2014 CUNY Athletic Conference Championships on Tuesday evening, winning by a score of 97-73.

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Bill Cosby & Frank Savage Regale York

Bill Cosby & Frank Savage Regale York

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.

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Art Gallery Shows off York Talent

Art Gallery Shows off York Talent

The York College Art Gallery has been busy place recently.

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Young Teacher Enjoying Fruits of York Training

Young Teacher Enjoying Fruits of York Training

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.

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York Aviation Major Wins Industry Scholarship

York Aviation Major Wins Industry Scholarship

Shawn Ferguson is a quiet presence on campus, but the Aviation management major is anything but retiring when it comes to pursuing scholarships to help fund her education.

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English Department Open House Inspires and Delights

English Department Open House Inspires and Delights

One of York’s annual fall highlights is the English Department’s Open House, known for its delightful presentations by students and faculty alike; and this year’s event lived up to expectations as well.

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York Revives Radio Station with Donation from Alumnus Founder

York Revives Radio Station with Donation from Alumnus Founder

For many years after York College moved to its permanent campus in 1986, its radio station (YCR) was silent, until Anthony Andrews, a York alum and administrator, advocated for its revival.

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Fine Arts Professor Returns To York With ‘Diva’ Collection

Fine Arts Professor Returns To York With ‘Diva’ Collection

By Brittney Adamson, York Journalism Major. Cold wax covers the canvases and the back of her paintbrush etches the lyrics of Beyoncé’s “I’m a Diva” in the background of the painting entitled, “Bamana Beyoncé.”

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York Hosts NY1 for Post-Election Breakfast Discussion

York Hosts NY1 for Post-Election Breakfast Discussion

On Friday, November 8th, York College/CUNY hosted the latest in its Executive Leadership Breakfast Series. The breakfast featured Errol Louis, host of NY1’s "Inside City Hall" and Bob Hardt, political director of NY1 News, as commentators.

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York's First Distinguished Professor Dies

York's First Distinguished Professor Dies

Famed film critic, Stanley Kaufman recently died; and while the many newspaper obituaries did not mention it, he once served as an English professor at York.

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