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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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More York Students Helping In Africa

More York Students Helping In Africa

Therry Jean-Louis and Cassiany Alexandre have a lot in common. Both are Clinical Laboratory Science majors, both grew up in Haiti and will graduate from York next spring; but equally important, both are budding humanitarians.

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Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Jasmine Osorio travelled to the Mathematical Science Research Institute at the University of California Berkeley for a summer research experiences during the summer of 2011 the topic was Mathematical Finance.

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York College/CUNY Celebrates Friendship With American Airlines

York College/CUNY Celebrates Friendship With American Airlines

The relationship between York College and its American Airlines neighbor at John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport continues to grow and indeed, to flourish.

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Excluded Minor Results in Matroids

Excluded Minor Results in Matroids

Excluded Minor Results in Matroids talk by Dr. Sandra Kingan, Mathematics Department, Brooklyn College on Monday, November 14, 2011; 11am-12pm (lunch to follow)

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York College Alum Now President of BCC

York College Alum Now President of BCC

Dr. Carole Berotte Joseph, a member of the York College Class of 1971, launched academic year 2010-2011 as president of Bronx Community College (BCC) following her appointment by the CUNY Board of Trustees earlier this year.

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York Fetes Former President Bassin at 45th Anniversary

York Fetes Former President Bassin at 45th Anniversary

It was an event 45 years in the making and worth every year of the wait. York College used the occasion of its 45th birthday to honor its longest serving president, Dr. Milton Bassin, who retired 20 years ago after 20 years of service to the college.

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Community Health Major Enjoys Volunteering Trip to Costa Rica

Community Health Major Enjoys Volunteering Trip to Costa Rica

Anthony Castro wanted an adventure that would add meaning to his life and he recently found it in the Central American nation of Costa Rica, as a volunteer in a childcare center.

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Trip to the One Theater Festival

Trip to the One Theater Festival

On November 19, 2011 the York College Tensor Scholars Program sponsored a trip to the All for One Theater Festival, to see Truth Values: One Girl's Romp Through M.I.T.'s Male Math Maze

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