President's Office Announcements
As our fall semester moves into finals and the holiday season, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on a successful semester and to congratulate our students, faculty and staff on the effort they were willing to put forth to make it possible.
Dr. Geneva Walker-Johnson, vice president for Student Development for the past three years, has notified me that she will retire at the end of the calendar year.
We all have been following the news reports about the Ebola outbreak in several West African countries and the few confirmed cases in the United States that are being treated. Sadly, one person in Texas who was affected by the virus has died. Most recently, we learned that a New York physician who treated patients in West Africa has been diagnosed with Ebola.
Dear York College Family, Welcome to those of you who are new to the College and welcome back to those who have been away for the summer, on sabbatical or other shorter or more extended leaves!
President Keizs will begin her Open Fridays on September 19, 2014 for students, faculty, staff and members of the York College community who may wish to take advantage of holding a brief conversation with her on any subject related to York College.
It is my pleasure to announce the substitute appointment of Ms. Leteria Scott to the position of Administrative Specialist replacing Reginald Madden in the President's Office, effective Monday, August 11, 2014.
I am pleased to announce that the Commissioner of Empire State Development has approved the STARTUP NY Designation Plan for York College. The designation creates a tax-free zone around York College for new and expanding businesses that meet the STARTUP NY criteria.
2014-2015 Auxiliary Enterprises Request for Proposals Application
Identify opportunities and challenges in Jamaica.
As you know, four years ago the Senate convened an ad hoc committee to review the charter (the Charter Review Committee).
As we close out our spring 2014 semester, I am delighted to congratulate our graduating students on a job well done! As president, I am truly proud of your accomplishments and I am cheer-leading your continued success as you proceed to graduate schools and careers.
Annual Report of Receipt of Honoraria (covered period 4/1/13 - 3/31/14)
As you know after four years of fine work spearheaded by faculty, students and administrators on the Charter Review Committee, a proposed charter document will come before the Senate for a vote at the next Senate meeting on April 29th.
As we near the finish line of our spring semester, I pause to encourage our students to stay on track and continue to progress toward your degree.
This month I have the pleasure of introducing our readers to Dr. Marcia Keizs, President of City University of New York - York College.
I would like to thank all York staff and faculty who participated in supporting the 2013 CUNY Campaign.
I am writing to bring to your attention a decision I am preparing to make regarding the Commencement Committee's recommendation to hold three distinct commencement exercises on the same day, by school, for our students, and to host the exercises in the Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center.
As the end of another calendar year presents itself, I want to take a moment to thank our college family for a successful fall semester and to wish all of you a safe and happy holiday season after all our accomplishments.