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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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U Collections Inc

U Collections Inc

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.

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JFD Sales

JFD Sales

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.

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York Alumna Wins Council Seat

York Alumna Wins Council Seat

In its 45-year history York College has had only three known graduates elected to political office; but it can now add a fourth.

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Deputy Mayor Gives Breakfast Crowd Something To Chew On

Deputy Mayor Gives Breakfast Crowd Something To Chew On

The Bloomberg Administration recently took its report of economic growth on the road to a breakfast gathering at York College/CUNY, earlier this month.

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York Professor Takes Students on Research Mission to Haiti

York Professor Takes Students on Research Mission to Haiti

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.

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October Italian Heritage & Culture Month 2011

October Italian Heritage & Culture Month 2011

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.

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Graduate and Speech/Theatre Major Dies

Graduate and Speech/Theatre Major Dies

On Saturday, February 18, Gloria Lowery Tyrrell, a York College graduate and former Speech Communication/Theatre Arts major passes away.

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