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York's Ronald St. John Wins 300th Career Game in Dramatic Fashion

York's Ronald St. John Wins 300th Career Game in Dramatic Fashion

Ronald St. John, head coach of the York College men’s basketball team, won his 300th career game Friday night as the Cardinals defeated Wells College 95-92. The Cardinals, who were playing in the opening round of the Skidmore College Hilton Garden Invitational, rallied from a 17 point halftime deficit and outscored Wells 61-41 in the second half to get St. John to the historic milestone.

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Elysee Vilsaint Wins Second Straight CUNYAC Player of the Year Award; Four Other Cardinals Named to All-Star Team

Elysee Vilsaint Wins Second Straight CUNYAC Player of the Year Award; Four Other Cardinals Named to All-Star Team

For the second consecutive year, York College junior Elysee Vilsaint has been named the CUNY Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Year. Also earning recognition from York was Jaime Hay and Francisco Florez, who were named to the First Team, and Hugo Cicanois and Ousmane Toure, who earned second-team honors.

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TMCF Continues To Light Path For York Student Leaders

TMCF Continues To Light Path For York Student Leaders

Six of York’s highly goal-oriented students were among this year’s selected leadership conference participants of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF).

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York Wins 2009 CUNYAC Men's Soccer Championship

York Wins 2009 CUNYAC Men's Soccer Championship

The York College men’s soccer team defeated Hunter College, 1-0, to win the 2009 CUNY Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Championship on Saturday afternoon.

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Update on H1N1 Virus

Update on H1N1 Virus

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), data on H1N1 cases throughout the United States continue to suggest that symptoms are mild.

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Vilsaint Propels York to Third Straight CUNYAC Final

Vilsaint Propels York to Third Straight CUNYAC Final

York College men's soccer standout Elysee Vilsaint (Port-au-Prince, Haiti/ South Shore) scored a pair of goals to lead the Cardinals to a 2-0 win over Medgar Evers College Saturday afternoon in the City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) men’s soccer semifinals.

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York Defeats John Jay, 1-0, to Clinch CUNYAC Regular Season Title

York Defeats John Jay, 1-0, to Clinch CUNYAC Regular Season Title

The York College men’s soccer team defeated John Jay College, 1-0, in the final CUNY Athletic Conference contest of the 2009 regular season Wednesday.

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AASCU President to Deliver Keynote

AASCU President to Deliver Keynote

President of American Association of State Colleges and Universities Dr. Muriel A. Howard To Deliver Keynote Address at York College Conference

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Women's Tennis Wins in First Ever Match

Women's Tennis Wins in First Ever Match

It didn’t take long for the York College women’s tennis team to earn its first victory in the program’s history. The Lady Cardinals, who were competing in their first match ever, defeated conference-foe John Jay College, 7-2 on Thursday afternoon.

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Aviation Majors Complete Inaugural LeaderShape Institute

Aviation Majors Complete Inaugural LeaderShape Institute

During the week of August 16-21, 2009, 37 students and seven staff members had the opportunity to be part of the first LeaderShape Institute in CUNY’s history. The program was sponsored through grant funding secured by the CUNY Aviation Institute at York College.

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New Levinger Grant, More Student Research

New Levinger Grant, More Student Research

Dr. Louis Levinger, a professor in York College’s Department of Biology, has received a National Institute of Health total award of $248,894 for a three-year period for the project, “Regulation on Substrate Binding and Catalysis in tRNase Z."

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York Scientist Off To National Lab

Four years ago when Dr. Marcia V. Keizs became president of York College she branded the college as being, “on the move.” Dr. James Popp, an assistant professor in the Department of Earth and Physical Sciences, is the latest faculty member who has given literal meaning of sorts to that mantra, taking the York scholarship on the road.

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York Reorganizes For Academic Excellence

York Reorganizes For Academic Excellence

In its 43-year history York College had never organized its academic departments into the Schools model as is de rigueur in many other institutions of higher learning. But Dr. Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith, provost and senior vice president of Academic Affairs, recently announced to the college community that the CUNY Board of trustees has approved York’s restructuring.

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York to Add Women’s Tennis for the 2009 Season

York to Add Women’s Tennis for the 2009 Season

JAMAICA, NY—The York College athletics department is pleased to announce the addition of women’s tennis to its program for the 2009 season. With the addition of women’s tennis, York will now have 16 sports competing in NCAA Division III competition.

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Biology Professor Wins NIH Grant To Continue Research

Biology Professor Wins NIH Grant To Continue Research

Dr. Margaret MacNeil, an associate professor in the Department of Biology at York College, has received a four-year continuation of her grant, “The Shape and Circuitry of Neurons in the Retina," from the National Institute of Health (NIH), for nearly half a million dollars.

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at York College

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at York College

President Marcia V. Keizs, Queens Borough President Helen Marshall and CUNY’s Vice Chancellor for Facilities Planning, Construction and Management Iris Weinshall (among other dignitaries) recently cut the ribbon for the official opening of Cardinal Walkway; the College’s newest pedestrian thoroughfare on the 50-acre campus.

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President Marcia V. Keizs Panelist of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

President Marcia V. Keizs Panelist of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

York College President Marcia V. Keizs served as a panelist of Historically Black Colleges and Universities’ (HBCU) Presidents during the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. Annual Conference held recently at the Hilton New York Hotel in Manhattan.

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Teacher Education Professor Scores Big Grant

Teacher Education Professor Scores Big Grant

Dr. Leslie Keiler, an assistant professor in York College’s Department of Teacher Education, recently received a nearly $1 million grant to create a program called the Robert Noyce Mathematics and Science Teachers (MaST) Scholars Program at York College.

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 Recent York Grad Learns From Alum’s Example

Recent York Grad Learns From Alum’s Example

Accounting major, David Haynes, has just graduated with honors from York College armed with a job offer from the company of a proud (York) alumnus.

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Retired 'New York's Bravest' Graduates From York

Retired 'New York's Bravest' Graduates From York

Michael D'Amico had passed York College countless times on his way to work as a firefighter stationed in South Jamaica; so when he retired four years ago, higher education beckoned and he chose York for his Bachelor of Science in Physical Education (PE).

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