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York Assistant to Participate in Inaugural NCAA Leadership Forum

York Assistant to Participate in Inaugural NCAA Leadership Forum

Jessica Cherry, the Assistant Athletic Director at York College, has been selected to take part in the inaugural NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum.

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Education For Life

Education For Life

Keynote Address at the York College Fall Convocation 2010 Dr. Howard Ruttenberg Professor of Philosophy Dept. of History & Philosophy School of Arts & Sciences.

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Flying Over Barriers in Aviation

Flying Over Barriers in Aviation

Batting leadoff in this year's Provost Lecture Series: Dr. Robert Aceves, director of the CUNY Aviation Institute at York College. His subject: "Chicanas and Chicanos in Aviation: Overcoming Barriers." Monday September 20 at 1 p.m., Room 4M05. Here's a preview:

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Making Memories at YorkFest

Making Memories at YorkFest

YorkFest is a celebration of York College spirit, welcoming the relationship between the students, faculty and staff of York and the surrounding community. Find yourself in the gallery of photos from this past Saturday's 5th Annual YorkFest.

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York 'United'

York 'United'

Freshman Reader Day combined "Outcasts United," the immigrant experience and lessons from the Provost and Confucius. Also pizza.

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WOW! Y-Connection arrives

WOW! Y-Connection arrives

Connect with a new, colorful campus publication

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Creating the Crew

Creating the Crew

Journalism major Alicia Taylor-Domville was part of the midweek retreat in early August that gave birth to Cardinal Crew, a diverse group of students who are committed to growing York spirit as they learn leadership skills. Here’s her report:

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York Welcomes Talented New Members To Board

York Welcomes Talented New Members To Board

York College of the City University of New York recently appointed three new members to the York College Foundation Board, including two alums and a former York “first lady.”

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Psychology Major Barbara Krinksy, '80

Psychology Major Barbara Krinksy, '80

I am Barbara Krinksy and I graduated with my BA in Psychology in June 1980. I would like to say that attending York college between 1977 and 1980 were perhaps the best years of my life.

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Geology Major Cleans Up

Geology Major Cleans Up

Geology major Avanel Cunningham has been awarded a Brownfield Scholarship for the 2010-2011 academic year at York College, CUNY

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York Sends 'All Stars' To Honda Competition

York Sends 'All Stars' To Honda Competition

For the fourth year in a row, Dr. Farley Mawyer and a revolving group of students have participated in the Honda All-Star Challenge in Orlando, Florida.

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York Impresses In HBCU Business Faceoff

York Impresses In HBCU Business Faceoff

In early June the Office of Career Services took six York students, to the National Urban League’s 41st Annual Black Executive Exchange Program Leadership Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

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Prof. Nath's Excellent Math Adventure

Prof. Nath's Excellent Math Adventure

Dr. Rishi Nath has agreed to blog about his travels this summer as he visits universities in Europe for academic events. "I hope it gives a flavor for what research trips are like for students who are considering a career in mathematics (or academics in general) or those who are guess curious as to what mathematicians do outside the classroom."

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York Students: Apply for Project CHANGE and Earn Tuition Assistance

York Students: Apply for Project CHANGE and Earn Tuition Assistance

The CUNY Creative Arts Team (CAT) has been awarded major five-year funding from the New York State Department of Health for a program that will involve selected students from York College.

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Molina Healthcare Of Florida Honors York College Alumna As A Community Champion

Molina Healthcare Of Florida Honors York College Alumna As A Community Champion

TAMPA, FL – June 1, 2010 – Molina Healthcare of Florida recognized six unsung heroes at its first annual Community Champions Awards dinner, which was held at the Florida Aquarium in Tampa.

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Student Follows Rocky Path to Original Geology Research in Yemen

Student Follows Rocky Path to Original Geology Research in Yemen

As the summer semester gets going, we celebrate the small-college experience that gives York its distinct personality in the City University system. The close student-faculty relationship here encourages undergraduates to engage in high-level academic research, from first idea to final presentation. Here is one team that has had its share of adventure:

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Examining August Wilson's African-American voice raises York student's career sights

Examining August Wilson's African-American voice raises York student's career sights

This summer we celebrate the small-college experience that gives York its distinct personality in the City University system. The close student-faculty relationship here encourages undergraduates to engage in high-level academic research, from first idea to final presentation. Here is one team that makes the connection:

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Henke Assumes Presidency of Caribbean Group

Henke Assumes Presidency of Caribbean Group

Dr. Holger Henke, Assistant Provost at York College, CUNY, recently assumed the Presidency of the Caribbean Studies Association (CSA), the largest professional organization of scholars and activists working on issues pertaining to the Caribbean region.

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Jamaica’s Sovereignty Saga, Crisis in the Caribbean Nation

Jamaica’s Sovereignty Saga, Crisis in the Caribbean Nation

Some Caribbean people—in and out of the region—long have taken gang operations for granted. But the current Jamaican saga forces many individuals to raise several questions—about governance and other consequences for Jamaica , potential impact on Jamaica ’s dealings with the United States generally, and security implications for the Caribbean as a whole, among other things.

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CT Program Unveils Spring 2010 Video Productions

CT Program Unveils Spring 2010 Video Productions

These videos were provided and funded by the Communications Technology Program, in conjunction with the Department of Academic Computing and Educational Technology. Without collaboration and support by academic programs and the administration, this service to the campus would not be possible. The Communications Technology Program looks forward to your continued support in the coming academic year.

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