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More York Aviation Majors Intern in Greece

More York Aviation Majors Intern in Greece

York College students continue to enjoy study abroad experiences and Greece has become the place to be for Aviation students at the college.

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York Participates in Plans for Jamaica's Future

York Participates in Plans for Jamaica's Future

York College President Marcia V. Keizs recently joined with Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and others for the kickoff meeting of the Jamaica Downtown Revitalization Initiative's Local Planning Committee, which is charged with helping to determine the best ways to allocate the $10 million in funding awarded to Jamaica by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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Two York Professors Featured in CUNY's Fall '16 Edition of 'Salute to Scholars'

Two York Professors Featured in CUNY's Fall '16 Edition of 'Salute to Scholars'

Physics Professors, James Popp and Kevin Lynch (Earth and Physical Science department) are among the scholars featured in the latest edition of CUNY's quarterly magazine, which celebrates researchers and the grants received to fund their important work.

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York Alum Shares Survival Tips for 'Growing Up Undocumented'

York Alum Shares Survival Tips for 'Growing Up Undocumented'

Robert Fernandez a member of the York College Class of 2013 and is now a PhD candidate at Yale University, recently shared his poignant narrative as a college student without a "green card" and provides pointers for others who find themselves dealing with similar challenges to their educational goals.

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Professor Timothy J. Amrhein Passes Away

Professor Timothy J. Amrhein Passes Away

Professor Amrhein, chair of the Department of Performing and Fine Arts passed on Thursday evening, October 6, 2016 after a short struggle with cancer. During the past few weeks, Professor Amrhein was fulfilling his responsibilities as a faculty member and department chair coming in to meet with colleagues and students.

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York 'Dreamer' Wide Awake to Opportunities

York 'Dreamer' Wide Awake to Opportunities

Gianni Gustave, a French Studies and Business Administration major at York College, CUNY secured a competitive Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities National Internship Program (HNIP) internship this past summer.

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York College, CUNY Bio Major Completes Internship at Yale

York College, CUNY Bio Major Completes Internship at Yale

Clinton Ehidom is going places. To prove it, the York College junior just spent summer 2016 getting a head start on the medical career he intends to pursue when he graduates from York College in 2018.

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York Alum Gets Major Promotion at NBCUniversal

York Alum Gets Major Promotion at NBCUniversal

Ray Warren, a member of the York College Class of 1976, was one of approximately four students who founded the York College Radio Station (WYCR) in 1974.

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York College Journalism Faculty Continues Research and News Story Producing on the Battle of Brooklyn

York College Journalism Faculty Continues Research and News Story Producing on the Battle of Brooklyn

Over the summer, English Dept./Journalism Pgm. Asst. Professor Tom Moore continued his research and long-form radio news reporting on the Battle of Brooklyn, as part of his ongoing study of that crucial and largely forgotten Revolutionary War battle.

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York Serves as Partner for Gov’s $10 million Funding for Jamaica Revitalization

York Serves as Partner for Gov’s $10 million Funding for Jamaica Revitalization

York College, CUNY was in the mix on August 17, 2016 as Governor Andrew Cuomo came to Jamaica to announce a $10 million allocation as part of his Downtown Revitalization Initiative, a component of the state’s New York City Regional Economic Development Council (NYCREDC).

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English Major Set to Pursue PhD at Rutgers

English Major Set to Pursue PhD at Rutgers

Alexis Haynie, a graduate of the York College, CUNY Class of 2016, was an excellent student throughout her college career; and her diligence has paid off with a graduate fellowship.

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York College Aviation Students Receive Internship Funding from  The TD Charitable Foundation

York College Aviation Students Receive Internship Funding from The TD Charitable Foundation

The CUNY Aviation Institute at York College recently received a $5,000 grant from the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank

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Tuskegee Airman and York Friend Dies

Tuskegee Airman and York Friend Dies

The York College community is saddened by the death of Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, a hero pilot with the legendary Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, and a longtime CUNY colleague and friend to York.

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York Commencement Featuring HUD Sec’y Inspires Graduates and Guests

York Commencement Featuring HUD Sec’y Inspires Graduates and Guests

York College’s 46th Commencement Exercises included a stirring keynote address by United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, the Honorable Julian Castro.

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HUD Secretary to Give Keynote Address at York Graduation

HUD Secretary to Give Keynote Address at York Graduation

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.

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York Valedictorian Makes Five for Five for Chemistry Dept.

York Valedictorian Makes Five for Five for Chemistry Dept.

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.

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York College Bio Major Publishes Work of Fiction

York College Bio Major Publishes Work of Fiction

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.

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Annual Report of Receipt of Honoraria

Annual Report of Receipt of Honoraria (covered period 4/1/15 – 3/31/16)

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New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Partners in Preparedness (PIP) Program

New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Partners in Preparedness (PIP) Program

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.

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