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.
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.
Teacher Education Students Make a Difference at York
On Friday, October 7, MTA Chairman and CEO, Jay Walder, was the featured speaker at the York College Executive Leadership Breakfast.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Research by Teacher Education students to be presented at the National Geological Society of America meeting in Denver, Colorado.
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:
York College Athletic Director and head coach of men’s basketball, Ronald St. John was recently elected the vice-president for the CUNY Athletic Conference for the 2010-11 and 2011-12 school year.
Jessica Cherry, the Assistant Athletic Director at York College, has been selected to take part in the inaugural NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum.
Keynote Address at the York College Fall Convocation 2010 Dr. Howard Ruttenberg Professor of Philosophy Dept. of History & Philosophy School of Arts & Sciences.
Batting leadoff in this year's Provost Lecture Series: Dr. Robert Aceves, director of the CUNY Aviation Institute at York College. His subject: "Chicanas and Chicanos in Aviation: Overcoming Barriers." Monday September 20 at 1 p.m., Room 4M05. Here's a preview:
YorkFest is a celebration of York College spirit, welcoming the relationship between the students, faculty and staff of York and the surrounding community. Find yourself in the gallery of photos from this past Saturday's 5th Annual YorkFest.
Interns receive in-depth training, have a mentored experience that is challenging and stimulating, acquire technical skills, work with professionals in their field, and gain invaluable experience that will help them in future career or educational paths. York College interns also earn academic credit and receive a stipend.
To support outstanding students who wish to major in the sciences, York College and the U. S. FDA have created an honors scholarship program.
Freshman Reader Day combined "Outcasts United," the immigrant experience and lessons from the Provost and Confucius. Also pizza.
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Journalism major Alicia Taylor-Domville was part of the midweek retreat in early August that gave birth to Cardinal Crew, a diverse group of students who are committed to growing York spirit as they learn leadership skills. Here’s her report: