Dr. Carole Berotte Joseph, a member of the York College Class of 1971, launched academic year 2010-2011 as president of Bronx Community College (BCC) following her appointment by the CUNY Board of Trustees earlier this year.
It was an event 45 years in the making and worth every year of the wait. York College used the occasion of its 45th birthday to honor its longest serving president, Dr. Milton Bassin, who retired 20 years ago after 20 years of service to the college.
Anthony Castro wanted an adventure that would add meaning to his life and he recently found it in the Central American nation of Costa Rica, as a volunteer in a childcare center.
On November 19, 2011 the York College Tensor Scholars Program sponsored a trip to the All for One Theater Festival, to see Truth Values: One Girl's Romp Through M.I.T.'s Male Math Maze
Breast Cancer Awareness Month has been a busy one for students in the CUNY Aviation Institute at York College as individual students and members of the Women in Aviation Club, lent their support to breast cancer awareness.
Cops and Robber on a cube talk by Dr. Kerry O’ Jakian, Mathematics Department, Queens College on Friday, October 21, 2011; 3pm-4pm (dinner to follow)
After wowing audiences in Queens, the York College theatre production, Istwa! received rave reviews at the 15th annual New York International Fringe Festival.
As a prolific undergraduate researcher at York College/CUNY, Daryl Ramai had studied two therapeutic drugs/molecules among various other areas in biochemistry.
Following an extensive national search, Dr. Marcia V. Keizs, president of York College/CUNY is pleased to welcome Dr. Geneva M. Walker-Johnson as Vice President for Student Development.
On Thursday, September 15th York College will formally open the 2011-2012 Academic Year with the annual Fall Convocation, which will be held in the large performance space of the Performing Arts Center.
A York College alumnus was recently announced as winner of a Fulbright Fellowship for fall 2011.
The York College Atrium was jumping with the sounds of the York College Summer Jazz Program (SJP), there was a Tuskegee Airman on hand and high school students were ready to receive their certificates. Welcome to College Now graduation 2011.
For the second year in a row the York College Cardinal Crew, a large group of students who promote school spirit and leadership skills, went on retreat.
York College/CUNY will launch the 2011-2012 academic year with a permanent dean for its School of Health and Behavioral Sciences.
Among the 900 graduates at York College’s recent commencement were two soft-spoken, under-the-radar sisters who both majored in Biology with plans for medical school.
Dr. Robert Parmet, a professor in the York College Department of History and Philosophy, recently reviewed Reds at the Blackboard: Communism, Civil Rights, and the New York City Teachers Union, the most recent book by CUNY colleague, Dr. Clarence Taylor
Their moment in the graduation spotlight might have been two, three or exactly four decades ago, but members of the Classes of 1971, ’76,’81, ’86 and ’91 recently came back to celebrate with the Class of 2011 and to “reminisce, reunite and reconnect” with classmates and faculty around their unique York experiences.
Count Jose Cuevas among the recent York College graduates who was not able to attend his own graduation for a good reason.
Alvin Victor had spent four years preparing for June 3rd, 2011. That is the day he and 899 classmates would have marched into the graduation tent at York College and celebrate their success with their respective families.
Johnny Taylor, Jr. the new president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) recently visited York College where he met with President Marcia V. Keizs, senior administrators and students.