On June 25th the York Early College Academy (YECA) will graduate its first cohort of students. But first, the inaugural class was feted at a breakfast in their honor at York College. The June 11th breakfast celebrated the graduating seniors, parents, teachers and administrators of the middle-through high school academy.
Debra Whorms has a brilliant and ready smile and the wattage was even brighter on graduation day. With an overall York GPA of 3.989 and perfect 4.0 in her Chemistry major, Ms. Whorms was ready for her close-up on Graduation Day, May 31th.
For many reasons, York College/CUNY’s Commencement 2013 was one for the record books.
On Friday, May 31, 2013, York College will host its 43rd Commencement. At 1,046 strong, the Class of 2013 is the institution’s largest to date. Most are immigrants, spanning the globe from Albania to Zambia.
On April 18, 2013, York College/CUNY hosted its Fourth Annual Research Day. Students across academic disciplines, alongside their faculty mentors, displayed their research outcomes to an audience of college, community members and guests.
It's a key conference match against Hunter College, and Andrzej Moczulski, the #4 singles player on the York College men’s tennis team, is in a tight match when a ball that appears to be out is called in by the official.
Vanessa Crevecoeur-Ducas '07, has completed a doctorate degree six years after graduating from York College/CUNY with her undergraduate degree in Chemistry. She was the first York student to win the UNCF-Merck Award. Fittingly, it was her York mentor, Chemistry professor, Dr. Ruel Desamero, who shared her graduation news with the college community.
The York College men's volleyball team has secured a bid to the 2013 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) South Division Championship. The Cardinals have earned the #3 seed and will battle Ramapo College in the semifinal round on Saturday, April 20 at 1 p.m. The one-day tournament will be hosted by Stevenson University in Owings Mills, Maryland.
New York College Athletics Web Site Officially Launched; Here’s a Guide to the New Site The York College athletics program is pleased to announce that yorkathletics.com has officially launched its new web design.
Deborah Persaud, M.D., a York College/CUNY graduate of the Class of 1981, is being celebrated as part of the team that may have discovered a way to "functionally cure" AIDS in infants.
Deborah Persaud, M.D., a York College/CUNY graduate of the Class of 1981 is being celebrated as part of the team that may have discovered a way to “functionally cure” AIDS in infants.
Last September, the CUNY school took on an ROTC program for young, hopeful cadets.
When Sandy left thousands of people displaced, York College in Jamaica acted as one of the biggest shelters following the storm. Hundreds of York students lent a helping hand, and then some.
An Announcement from President Keizs
The York College English Department recently held its Annual Open House to the delight of students who got to hear directly from recent graduates who majored or minored in English or Journalism.
It was an idea whose time had come, as York College hosted the University of Bridgeport (UB), Connecticut, for the signing of an articulation agreement between the two institutions of higher learning, making them partners in health education.
This was a dialog between Dr. Robert O. Duncan and his student Rasha Alsaidi describing the process of creating game-based learning systems for undergraduates.
Dr. Timothy Paglione, the current chairperson of the Department of Earth and Physical Sciences at York College/CUNY, recently received a National Science Foundation award from the Partnerships in Astronomy & Astrophysics Research and Education program (PAARE).
Former York College student-athlete Vanessa Rivera has been named one of three recipients for the prestigious Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Award of Valor.
The York College Honors Program recently transitioned leadership from Math Professor Rishi Nath to English Professor Kelly Baker Josephs.