Robert W. Fernandez’ York College journey is turning into quite an exciting trip. This summer the Biotech major will spend several weeks doing research at Princeton University.
Starting Fall 2012, some courses will be charging fees to cover materials, services or transportation related to the courses. Following the model already used by other CUNY colleges, York recently implemented these course fees to defray costs previously covered by the College.
This talk featured the exploration of math poetry by Dr. Marion Cohen, focusing on poems from her book, Crossing the Equal Sign.
Tensor program talk 3rd Annual Student Research Day
Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, an adjunct professor in York’s English Department, recently published her first book of poetry.
The Cricket Club at York College has won the 2012 American College Cricket Championship. York defeated the University of South Florida in the finals on March 18 to win its first-ever national title.
Hopeton Allen wanted a different kind of winter break this year and Italy provided it. The graduating senior majoring in Psychology with a minor in Theatre Arts diversified his college experience with a month-long trip as a Study Abroad student in Photography.
Celebrated Pi day with a talk/activity about pi
The York College Health and Physical Education department has been selected to become the latest chapter of Eta Sigma Gamma, the National Health Education Honorary.
York College/CUNY recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its brand new state-of-the-art nursing laboratories. The event is especially momentous as York College is the only senior college in the borough of Queens offering a baccalaureate degree in nursing.
Women in Math Day 2012 brought together students and faculty to hear two wonderful talks by prominent women in mathematics.
York College junior guard Tony Vails has been named to the 2012 CUNY Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball All-Star team, earning a second-team selection. In addition, senior women’s basketball player Vanessa Rivera was honored with the Burt Beagle Sportsmanship Award. The awards were announced Thursday afternoon during the CUNY Athletic Conference Basketball Press Luncheon.
York College and Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (JCAL) have done the inevitable. The two downtown Jamaica entities have teamed up to bring outstanding cultural and educational programming to the Queens community. Dr. Ivelaw L. Griffith, York’s Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, is a member of JCAL’s Board of Directors. Among the first of his duties this year will be to moderate a panel discussion following the screening of the film Before They Die, a 92-minute documentary about the survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot.
York College senior, Juan Carlos Recinos could be described as a Renaissance man for the new millennium.
In March 2009 client came to the York College SBDC to seek assistance in business plan and finance to expand his newly opened jewelry store.
Juan Corchado worked in the office furniture business for twenty years as a Sales Associate where he earned achievements for the million dollar sales club award for five years running.
In its 45-year history York College has had only three known graduates elected to political office; but it can now add a fourth.
The Bloomberg Administration recently took its report of economic growth on the road to a breakfast gathering at York College/CUNY, earlier this month.
Dr. Mark Schuller, an assistant professor of African American Studies and Anthropology in the Department of Social Sciences at York College, took a group of students to the earthquake-devastated island of Haiti for a fact finding mission a year and a half after the January 2010 disaster.
Dr. Donna M. Chirico, Associate Professor of Psychology and Chair of the Department of Behavioral Sciences at York College, was recently seen on Italics (on CUNY-TV) where a conference at which she spoke was televised.