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Another Salk For York

Another Salk For York

Sheryl Purrier, a Biology major, graduated with honors from York College in 2006; but she never left York. She continued to work in the lab of her mentor, Dr. Margaret MacNeil, on the prize-winning research paper, "The Organization for the Inner Nuclear Layer of the Cat Retina."

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An Evening To Remember At York College

An Evening To Remember At York College

It was an evening to remember when York College hosted the 2nd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert Tuesday, April 21, 2009, in the Performing Arts Center (PAC).

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Aviation Day Professionals Bring New Possibilities for Careers in Aviation to York Students

Aviation Day Professionals Bring New Possibilities for Careers in Aviation to York Students

The Aviation Club sponsored its 2nd Annual Aviation Day on April 2, 2009. This event continues to bring York Aviation Management students, high school students, and industry professionals together to discuss aviation careers.

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Rethinking Equatorial Guinea on its 40th Anniversary of Independence

Rethinking Equatorial Guinea on its 40th Anniversary of Independence

York College Adjunct Professor (History) David Casavis presented a paper entitled “Teasing Out Psychopathic Behaviors of African Leaders: Francisco Macías” at Hofstra University's Cultural Center on April 2, 2009

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Powering-Up Faculty Prestige

Powering-Up Faculty Prestige

Acclaimed scientists, writers and economics experts are among distinguished scholars who joined the faculty last fall as CUNY as well as York College, continues to raise its profile as a magnet for high academic achievers.

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York College Students Connect With Grameen Bank Affiliate

York College Students Connect With Grameen Bank Affiliate

Grameen America started its operations in November of 2007 and has already distributed $1.2 million to more than 500 borrowers in Queens, NY. In the last few months Grameen America’s success story has been featured by ABC, CNN, CNBC, BBC and the NY Times.

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Men’s Volleyball Sweeps CCNY to Advance to CUNYAC Semifinals

Men’s Volleyball Sweeps CCNY to Advance to CUNYAC Semifinals

The York College men's volleyball team rolled to a 3-0 (30-25, 30-24, 30-23) win over the City College of New York Tuesday to advance to the semifinals of the City University of New York Athletic Conference championships. York, who will make its first semifinal appearance since 2005, will take on Baruch College on Friday at 4:00 p.m. at Baruch. The Bearcats defeated Medgar Evers College in their quarterfinal match.

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Boatwright and Esonwune Honored by D3hoops.com

Boatwright and Esonwune Honored by D3hoops.com

York College student-athletes Justina Boatwright and Marcel Esonwune have each been honored by D3hoops.com this week. Boatwright was selected as the D3hoops.com Atlantic Region Rookie of the Year, while Marcel Esonwune was named to the Atlantic Region Second Team.

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Nkrumah Named CUNYAC Athlete of the Year, Thomas Pope Named Coach of the Year

Nkrumah Named CUNYAC Athlete of the Year, Thomas Pope Named Coach of the Year

York College junior Alexandra Nkrumah has been named the 2008-09 CUNYAC Track Athlete of the Year and York head coach Thomas Pope has earned CUNYAC Coach of the Year Honors. In addition, juniors Taneisha Renaud and Shanine Bogan were named to the CUNYAC All-Star team. On the men’s side, sophomore Kenny Jacquet was tabbed as a CUNYAC All-Star as well. The conference office announced the awards Friday afternoon.

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York College Aviation Management Students Rub Shoulders With Women Who Made Aviation History

York College Aviation Management Students Rub Shoulders With Women Who Made Aviation History

This year's Women in Aviation International (WAI) Conference welcomed 12 new attendees from York's Aviation Management program. WAI President and Founder Dr. Peggy B. Chabrian stated, "This Conference was a celebration of 20 years of Women in Aviation conferences, and a rededication of our commitment to look forward by providing career opportunities for women in all aspects of the aviation community while looking back to recognize and honor the accomplishments of the determined women who made today's accomplishments and career choices possible."

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York College To Launch Three New Majors: Journalism, Nursing And Pharmaceutical Sciences

York College is hosting a New Majors Kick-Off for the Journalism, Nursing and Pharmaceutical Sciences programs Monday, March 9, 2009, from 11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., in the Faculty Dining Room, Academic Core Building, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, NY. Each major will have a schedule of activities.

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Free Tickets Available for CUNYAC Semifinal

Free Tickets Available for CUNYAC Semifinal

JAMAICA, NY- The York College men's basketball team defeated Hunter College Sunday to advance to the semifinals of the CUNY/ Con Edison Basketball Championships. The Cardinals will now battle rival Brooklyn College on Wednesday at CCNY at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are free but are limited. They can be picked up at the athletic office, located in the health and physical education building.

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York Beats Baruch in Marketing Competition

York Beats Baruch in Marketing Competition

York marketing students earned first place in a marketing competition sponsored by CUNYfirst.

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CUNYAC Basketball Quarterfinals Set for this Weekend

CUNYAC Basketball Quarterfinals Set for this Weekend

The seedings for the 2009 City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships were announced Tuesday afternoon.

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Inaugural Economic Forum Hosted at York

Inaugural Economic Forum Hosted at York

Over 100 attendees made their way to York College's Economic Forum Saturday, January 24, 2009 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30p.m. with many coming in throughout the morning.

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York College Appoints Interim Director Of Development

York College Appoints Interim Director Of Development

York College President Marcia V. Keizs is pleased to announce the appointment of Mondell A. Sealy, to the position of Interim Director of Development at York College.

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York College To Unveil State of the Art Gallery

York College To Unveil State of the Art Gallery

York College to unveil first state-of-the-art gallery in the northeast region in tribute to the heroic achievements of Tuskegee Airmen

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York College Foundation Receives Gift

York College Foundation Receives Gift

York College Foundation receives gift to create endowed fund for Anti-Fraud Education

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York College Names Greg Jackson Head Men’s Tennis Coach

York College athletics is pleased to announce the hiring of Greg Jackson as the new head men’s tennis coach. Greg Jackson brings over 20 years of coaching experience to the college.

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Another Major Donation to the Library

Another Major Donation to the Library

The Library had a special reason to be thankful during Thanksgiving week, when economist and author David H. Levey donated 55 boxes of academic books to our collection.

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