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CUNY's "2012 Science All Star Team"

CUNY's "2012 Science All Star Team"

York College is included in CUNY’s "2012 Science All Star Team" ad featuring recent grads throughout the university, who have received prestigious scholarship/fellowships to graduate programs. Kirk Haltaufderhyde, ’11, the York graduate featured in the ad, was a mentee of Biology professor, Gerald McNeil. Kirk was recruited to Brown University by Dr. Andrew Campbell (York, ’81) a professor of Medical Science at the Rhode Island-based Ivy League.

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CUNY's "2012 Science All Star Team"

CUNY's "2012 Science All Star Team"

York College is included in CUNY’s "2012 Science All Star Team" ad featuring recent grads throughout the university, who have received prestigious scholarship/fellowships to graduate programs. Kirk Haltaufderhyde, ’11, the York graduate featured in the ad, was a mentee of Biology professor, Gerald McNeil. Kirk was recruited to Brown University by Dr. Andrew Campbell (York, ’81) a professor of Medical Science at the Rhode Island-based Ivy League.

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Environmental Science Major Scores Big Internship

Environmental Science Major Scores Big Internship

Ezazul Haque, a senior majoring in Environmental Health at York College/CUNY, is having an inspiring spring and summer this year. Haque recently wowed the College community with his presentation on using the nutrition from New York City’s waste water for processing as bio fuel. Equally important, he is concerned with the damage being caused to humans by toxins in the water supply in developing countries such as his homeland of Bangladesh. So between fuel and drinking, his academic focus seems to be all water all the time.

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Vanessa Rivera Named CUNYAC Scholar-Athlete

Vanessa Rivera Named CUNYAC Scholar-Athlete

York College three-sport student-athlete Vanessa Rivera has been named one of 29 City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) Honorable Mention Scholar Athletes for the 2011-12 school year.

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Fibonacci Numbers and Compositions

Fibonacci Numbers and Compositions

Dr. James Sellers’s talk focused on the cool and unexpected connections between compositions and the Fibonacci numbers

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Geffard Named 2012 CUNYAC Men’s Volleyball Rookie of the Year; Williams Named Second Team All-Star

Geffard Named 2012 CUNYAC Men’s Volleyball Rookie of the Year; Williams Named Second Team All-Star

York College freshman outside hitter, Edner Geffard has been named the 2012 CUNY Athletic Conference Men’s Volleyball Rookie of the Year and junior opposite hitter Bryan Williams has earned a Second-Team All-Star selection. The awards were announced just prior to the start of the 2012 CUNYAC championships.

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Biotech major set for summer at Princeton and Research Day at Columbia

Biotech major set for summer at Princeton and Research Day at Columbia

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.

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Introducing Course Fees

Introducing Course Fees

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.

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Crossing the Equal Sign: Mathematics as Poetic Experience

Crossing the Equal Sign: Mathematics as Poetic Experience

This talk featured the exploration of math poetry by Dr. Marion Cohen, focusing on poems from her book, Crossing the Equal Sign.

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English Department Adjunct Publishes Profound Poetry

English Department Adjunct Publishes Profound Poetry

Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, an adjunct professor in York’s English Department, recently published her first book of poetry.

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York College Cricket Club Wins National Championship

York College Cricket Club Wins National Championship

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.

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York College SEEK Student Discovers Lure of Italy On Study Abroad Trip

York College SEEK Student Discovers Lure of Italy On Study Abroad Trip

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.

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All Things Pi (Pi Day!)

All Things Pi (Pi Day!)

Celebrated Pi day with a talk/activity about pi

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York Health & Phys. Ed Department Selected as a Chapter for Eta Sigma Gamma

York Health & Phys. Ed Department Selected as a Chapter for Eta Sigma Gamma

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.

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York College Opens State of the Art Nursing Simulation Labs

York College Opens State of the Art Nursing Simulation Labs

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.

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2012 Women in Mathematics Day

2012 Women in Mathematics Day

Women in Math Day 2012 brought together students and faculty to hear two wonderful talks by prominent women in mathematics.

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Tony Vails Named Second-Team CUNYAC All-Star; Vanessa Rivera Wins Burt Beagle Sportsmanship Award

Tony Vails Named Second-Team CUNYAC All-Star; Vanessa Rivera Wins Burt Beagle Sportsmanship Award

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.

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A Partnership Grows In Jamaica

A Partnership Grows In Jamaica

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.

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Renaissance Student Overcomes Obstacles And Succeeds

Renaissance Student Overcomes Obstacles And Succeeds

York College senior, Juan Carlos Recinos could be described as a Renaissance man for the new millennium.

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