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York's Henke Earns Fulbright

York's Henke Earns Fulbright

York College is proud to report that Assistant Provost, Dr. Holger Henke, has earned a Fulbright U.S.-United Kingdom International Education Administrators Program award.

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York Early Academy Set To Graduate First Class

York Early Academy Set To Graduate First Class

On June 25th the York Early College Academy (YECA) will graduate its first cohort of students. But first, the inaugural class was feted at a breakfast in their honor at York College. The June 11th breakfast celebrated the graduating seniors, parents, teachers and administrators of the middle-through high school academy.

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Valedictorian Sings Praises of York Mentors

Valedictorian Sings Praises of York Mentors

Debra Whorms has a brilliant and ready smile and the wattage was even brighter on graduation day. With an overall York GPA of 3.989 and perfect 4.0 in her Chemistry major, Ms. Whorms was ready for her close-up on Graduation Day, May 31th.

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Graduates from Albania to Zambia Shine at 43rd Commencement Exercises

Graduates from Albania to Zambia Shine at 43rd Commencement Exercises

On Friday, May 31, 2013, York College will host its 43rd Commencement. At 1,046 strong, the Class of 2013 is the institution’s largest to date. Most are immigrants, spanning the globe from Albania to Zambia.

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Biomathematics Professor Keynotes for the 4th Annual Student Research Day

Biomathematics Professor Keynotes for the 4th Annual Student Research Day

On April 18, 2013, York College/CUNY hosted its Fourth Annual Research Day. Students across academic disciplines, alongside their faculty mentors, displayed their research outcomes to an audience of college, community members and guests.

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At 46, Age Not Holding Back York’s Moczulski

At 46, Age Not Holding Back York’s Moczulski

It's a key conference match against Hunter College, and Andrzej Moczulski, the #4 singles player on the York College men’s tennis team, is in a tight match when a ball that appears to be out is called in by the official.

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York Alum Completes PhD at Yale

York Alum Completes PhD at Yale

Vanessa Crevecoeur-Ducas '07, has completed a doctorate degree six years after graduating from York College/CUNY with her undergraduate degree in Chemistry. She was the first York student to win the UNCF-Merck Award. Fittingly, it was her York mentor, Chemistry professor, Dr. Ruel Desamero, who shared her graduation news with the college community.

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York's Men's Volleyball Earns Spot into ECAC Tournament

York's Men's Volleyball Earns Spot into ECAC Tournament

The York College men's volleyball team has secured a bid to the 2013 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) South Division Championship. The Cardinals have earned the #3 seed and will battle Ramapo College in the semifinal round on Saturday, April 20 at 1 p.m. The one-day tournament will be hosted by Stevenson University in Owings Mills, Maryland.

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Athletics New Web Site Officially Launched

Athletics New Web Site Officially Launched

New York College Athletics Web Site Officially Launched; Here’s a Guide to the New Site The York College athletics program is pleased to announce that yorkathletics.com has officially launched its new web design.

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York Alum Making News in AIDS 'Cure'

York Alum Making News in AIDS 'Cure'

Deborah Persaud, M.D., a York College/CUNY graduate of the Class of 1981, is being celebrated as part of the team that may have discovered a way to "functionally cure" AIDS in infants.

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York Alum Making News In AIDS 'Cure'

York Alum Making News In AIDS 'Cure'

Deborah Persaud, M.D., a York College/CUNY graduate of the Class of 1981 is being celebrated as part of the team that may have discovered a way to “functionally cure” AIDS in infants.

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Queens Courier Persons of the Year honoree: York College students

Queens Courier Persons of the Year honoree: York College students

When Sandy left thousands of people displaced, York College in Jamaica acted as one of the biggest shelters following the storm. Hundreds of York students lent a helping hand, and then some.

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English Department Celebrates 'Words' With Students And Alumni

English Department Celebrates 'Words' With Students And Alumni

The York College English Department recently held its Annual Open House to the delight of students who got to hear directly from recent graduates who majored or minored in English or Journalism.

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York/CUNY and University of Bridgeport Sign Agreement

York/CUNY and University of Bridgeport Sign Agreement

It was an idea whose time had come, as York College hosted the University of Bridgeport (UB), Connecticut, for the signing of an articulation agreement between the two institutions of higher learning, making them partners in health education.

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Transformative Games: Undergraduate Research by Design

Transformative Games: Undergraduate Research by Design

This was a dialog between Dr. Robert O. Duncan and his student Rasha Alsaidi describing the process of creating game-based learning systems for undergraduates.

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York Professor Scores Major Grant

York Professor Scores Major Grant

Dr. Timothy Paglione, the current chairperson of the Department of Earth and Physical Sciences at York College/CUNY, recently received a National Science Foundation award from the Partnerships in Astronomy & Astrophysics Research and Education program (PAARE).

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