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Esonwune Wins CUNYAC Player of the Year; Holley and Rice Named to Second Team

Esonwune Wins CUNYAC Player of the Year; Holley and Rice Named to Second Team

York College senior men's basketball standout Marcel Esonwune has been named the 2010-11 CUNY Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year, while junior William Holley has been selected to the All-CUNYAC Second Team. Women’s basketball player Shadae Rice earned a second-team selection. The awards were announced at the CUNYAC Awards Luncheon at The Water Club in New York City Thursday afternoon

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'The Play’s The Thing' For Theatre Major

'The Play’s The Thing' For Theatre Major

Speech Communication and Theatre Arts Major Stephanie Ogeleza is on fire. The graduating senior has written her second play and will produce, direct and perform in it at the Small Theatre of the Performing Arts Center at York College.

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Dabo Scores 1,000th Career Point as York Routs City Tech

Dabo Scores 1,000th Career Point as York Routs City Tech

York College senior Maimouna Dabo became the fifth York College women’s basketball player to reach the 1,000 point plateau in a 69-31 thumping of conference-rival City Tech Wednesday evening.

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York College Aviator Studies In Argentina

York College Aviator Studies In Argentina

I was recently awarded the York College Study Abroad/Away Grant and the 2010-2011 Gloria Waldman Study Abroad Scholarship to participate in the City College – UNTREF (Universidad de Tres de Febrero) Buenos Aires Study Abroad Program from January 2nd to January 24th in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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York College Alum Appointed President of CUNY College

York College Alum Appointed President of CUNY College

The CUNY Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Carole Berotte Joseph, a member of the York College Class of 1971, as president of Bronx Community College (BCC) effective July 18, 2011.

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YC Merit Scholars 'Rebuild' New Orleans

YC Merit Scholars 'Rebuild' New Orleans

In early January (2011) a small group of York College students enjoyed a new experience as volunteer participants in a community service program in New Orleans.

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York Theatre Takes Show On The Road To PS 40

York Theatre Takes Show On The Road To PS 40

The exclamation point in the York College play, “Istwa!” denotes excitement and that is exactly what Istwa! does -- elicits excitement from audiences both young and grown wherever it is performed.

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Baseball CEO Speaks At York College Breakfast

Baseball CEO Speaks At York College Breakfast

Jonathan D. Mariner, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Major League Baseball (MLB), was the featured speaker at the most recent York College Executive Leadership Breakfast.

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Provost Inaugurates Student Research Conversations

Provost Inaugurates Student Research Conversations

The York College community witnessed the inauguration of a new feature of the student research program on November 16, when Provost Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith tapped into his field of expertise to launch the Research Conversations Series.

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Women's Basketball Steps Up

Women's Basketball Steps Up

The Lady Cardinals have a veteran squad loaded with talented players and are now a legitimate threat to win the CUNY Athletic Conference title.

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Led by Esonwune, Men's Hoops Aims High

Led by Esonwune, Men's Hoops Aims High

York College head coach Ronald St. John and the men’s basketball team are confident they can regain the CUNYAC title, which has eluded them since 2007. Sports Information Director John Scarinci has this preview:

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York's Greg Jackson Named CUNYAC Coach of the Year; Ko Named All-Star

York's Greg Jackson Named CUNYAC Coach of the Year; Ko Named All-Star

York College women's tennis coach Greg Jackson capped off a very successful 2010 season Thursday, when he was named the CUNY Athletic Conference Coach of the Year. Freshman Anna Ko was also named to the CUNYAC Second-Team All-Stars.

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Cholera’s Scourge in Haiti (CUNY Radio)

Cholera’s Scourge in Haiti (CUNY Radio)

With 1.5 million displaced people still living in substandard conditions since last January’s earthquake, Haiti has been dealt another deadly blow — cholera. The infectious disease is “the kind of disaster that people were afraid of,” says Mark Schuller, assistant professor of African American studies and anthropology at York College and a visiting professor at the State University of Haiti.

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York College welcomes alumnus Aubrey A. Smith III, PhD, ’94

York College welcomes alumnus Aubrey A. Smith III, PhD, ’94

As a speaker in the Natural Science Seminar Series Dr. Smith is being hosted by York College Chemistry professors, Dr. Emmanuel Chang and Dr. Mande Holford and students of the Chemistry Club at York.

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MTA Chief Addresses York College Breakfast

MTA Chief Addresses York College Breakfast

On Friday, October 7, MTA Chairman and CEO, Jay Walder, was the featured speaker at the York College Executive Leadership Breakfast.

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York Athletics to Hold '80s Dance-a-thon to Benefit “Samaritan’s Feet”

York Athletics to Hold '80s Dance-a-thon to Benefit “Samaritan’s Feet”

The York College Student Athletics Advisory Committee, together with the York Athletics program, will hold an '80s Dance-a-thon on Friday November 5th at 7:00 p.m. 50 percent of the proceeds from the event will go to the couple that can dance the longest, while the other 50 percent will go to “Samaritan’s Feet,” an organization dedicated to distributing footwear to underprivileged children around the world.

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Women’s Tennis to Host Brooklyn in CUNYAC Quarterfinals

Women’s Tennis to Host Brooklyn in CUNYAC Quarterfinals

The pairings for the CUNY Athletics Conference/ Hospital for Special Surgery Women’s Tennis Championships have been announced and the York College women’s tennis team has earned the third seed, and will host sixth-seeded Brooklyn College on Tuesday, October 19 at 4:00 p.m. on the York Tennis Courts.

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York College Student Scores Math Scholarship

York College Student Scores Math Scholarship

Bebi Rajendra is that rare college student. Only one month into her first semester at York College/CUNY, the Mathematics major was able to nab a $3,000 scholarship.

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The [York College] World According to GARP

The [York College] World According to GARP

Business major, Yiu Wong, may be a new American, but his scholarship has put York College on the map as a player among an international list of colleges and universities.

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CUNY Research Foundation Lauds Dean

CUNY Research Foundation Lauds Dean

Dean Panayiotis Meleties of the School of Arts & Sciences is included among distinguished faculty, administrators honored in the Research Foundation of The City University of New York's annual report. Here's what they had to say:

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