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.
Smartphone thefts have increased sharply in New York City in recently years due to their popularity around the city, the country, and the world.
The York College name is in the news this week in connection with the death of Dr. Richard G. Doty, York's first Latin American History specialist, who has died at the age of 71.
Please be on Alert...There have been 7 carjacking incidents in the month of May involving high end vehicles including but not limited to Mercedes, BMW and Range Rover etc.
In concert with the implementation of the CUNYfirst Purchasing and Accounts Payable modules for the Senior colleges, CUNY has issued a set of business procedures that will guide users on CUNY's use of the system and ensure compliance with procurement policies. Adherence to these procedures will be incorporated in CUNY's internal audits.
All Full-Time Employees (Excludes Faculty, Security, Skilled Trades) York College will again participate in the Four-Day Summer Work Week established by the University.
For many reasons, York College/CUNY’s Commencement 2013 was one for the record books.
As we progress through the semester, I pause to thank our students, faculty and staff for all you have done to make this a successful period regardless of some initial challenges associated with the CUNYfirst launch.
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.
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.
Recently students have been targeted by email scams/fraud centering on employment "opportunities." Primarily emails and job postings from Ernst & Young Management Consulting Services should not be responded to and should be reported to the York College Office of Career Services.
(covered period 4/1/12 - 3/31/13)
With the end of the fiscal year now approaching, I write to update you once again on the state of the college's 2012-2013 budget. As you may recall from my earlier budget updates, the college's FY 13 Financial Plan that the University Budget Office approved last summer projected a balanced budget and a 1% budget reserve at the end of the fiscal year. The plan also contained enrollment and revenue goals as well as Compact investments.
Dear Colleagues, As we continue to strengthen our commitment to enhance the curricular and co-curricular experiences of our students through the programs, services and staff in the Division of Student Development, I am happy to inform you that Dr. Jayoung “Jay” Choi and Dr. Sidney Smith will be joining the York College Counseling Services team as of May 20th.
Please be advised that the Public Safety Office is implementing a “Safe Passage Initiative” during the “Up-Till-Midnight Program,” to ensure the safe arrival of members of the campus community to the Archer Ave/Parsons Blvd. Subway station after their evening classes and late night study sessions.
The University has entered into an agreement with the Professional Staff Congress/CUNY for a pilot phased retirement program for both faculty and staff. The program will be effective beginning with the fall 2013 semester.
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.
In the coming weeks and months York College will join the rest of CUNY in a large-scale and consequential transition to introduce two major new systems and sets of procedures - Pathways and CUNYfirst; the latter already is being used on some campuses.