March is Social Work month and the National Association of Social Workers is commemorating the month with a "Social Work Stand Up" campaign. On March 7, 2017, 35 members of the York College Social Work Club, Social Work Empowering & Encouraging Together (S.W.E.E.T.), along with Faculty Advisor, Dr. Selena T. Rodgers, traveled to Albany, New York for Social Work Legislative Day.
The New York State Association of Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislators recently presented Dr. Marcia V. Keizs, President of York College/CUNY, with their inaugural Barbara Clark Award.
The MUREP (Minority University Research and Education Project), formerly known as SEMAA (Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Aerospace Academy), was featured on local TV over the weekend of February 11-12, 2017.
Movement Science Professor Victor Ramsey, Ed.D. recently chaperoned Movement Science and Physical Education students to the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance's (NYSAHPERD ) annual conference.
Samentha Regnier, a graduating senior at York College and Community Service Chair for the York chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS), has developed the skills to be a leader, impacting those around her both here in New York and abroad.
York College students continue to enjoy study abroad experiences and Greece has become the place to be for Aviation students at the college.
York College President Marcia V. Keizs recently joined with Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and others for the kickoff meeting of the Jamaica Downtown Revitalization Initiative's Local Planning Committee, which is charged with helping to determine the best ways to allocate the $10 million in funding awarded to Jamaica by Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Physics Professors, James Popp and Kevin Lynch (Earth and Physical Science department) are among the scholars featured in the latest edition of CUNY's quarterly magazine, which celebrates researchers and the grants received to fund their important work.
Robert Fernandez a member of the York College Class of 2013 and is now a PhD candidate at Yale University, recently shared his poignant narrative as a college student without a "green card" and provides pointers for others who find themselves dealing with similar challenges to their educational goals.
Professor Amrhein, chair of the Department of Performing and Fine Arts passed on Thursday evening, October 6, 2016 after a short struggle with cancer. During the past few weeks, Professor Amrhein was fulfilling his responsibilities as a faculty member and department chair coming in to meet with colleagues and students.
Gianni Gustave, a French Studies and Business Administration major at York College, CUNY secured a competitive Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities National Internship Program (HNIP) internship this past summer.
Clinton Ehidom is going places. To prove it, the York College junior just spent summer 2016 getting a head start on the medical career he intends to pursue when he graduates from York College in 2018.
Ray Warren, a member of the York College Class of 1976, was one of approximately four students who founded the York College Radio Station (WYCR) in 1974.
York College Journalism Faculty Continues Research and News Story Producing on the Battle of Brooklyn
Over the summer, English Dept./Journalism Pgm. Asst. Professor Tom Moore continued his research and long-form radio news reporting on the Battle of Brooklyn, as part of his ongoing study of that crucial and largely forgotten Revolutionary War battle.
York College, CUNY was in the mix on August 17, 2016 as Governor Andrew Cuomo came to Jamaica to announce a $10 million allocation as part of his Downtown Revitalization Initiative, a component of the state’s New York City Regional Economic Development Council (NYCREDC).
Alexis Haynie, a graduate of the York College, CUNY Class of 2016, was an excellent student throughout her college career; and her diligence has paid off with a graduate fellowship.
The CUNY Aviation Institute at York College recently received a $5,000 grant from the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank
The York College community is saddened by the death of Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, a hero pilot with the legendary Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, and a longtime CUNY colleague and friend to York.
York College’s 46th Commencement Exercises included a stirring keynote address by United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, the Honorable Julian Castro.
Honorable Julián Castro, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, will be the commencement speaker at York College, CUNY’s 46th Commencement Exercises on Friday, June 3, 2016.