The CUNY Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Carole Berotte Joseph, a member of the York College Class of 1971, as president of Bronx Community College (BCC) effective July 18, 2011.
In early January (2011) a small group of York College students enjoyed a new experience as volunteer participants in a community service program in New Orleans.
The exclamation point in the York College play, “Istwa!” denotes excitement and that is exactly what Istwa! does -- elicits excitement from audiences both young and grown wherever it is performed.
Jonathan D. Mariner, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Major League Baseball (MLB), was the featured speaker at the most recent York College Executive Leadership Breakfast.
The York College community witnessed the inauguration of a new feature of the student research program on November 16, when Provost Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith tapped into his field of expertise to launch the Research Conversations Series.
The Lady Cardinals have a veteran squad loaded with talented players and are now a legitimate threat to win the CUNY Athletic Conference title.
York College head coach Ronald St. John and the men’s basketball team are confident they can regain the CUNYAC title, which has eluded them since 2007. Sports Information Director John Scarinci has this preview:
Margaret Hamburg, MD, the FDA Commissioner under President Barack Obama, recently came to York College/CUNY, where she delivered a wide-ranging address on the FDA’s activities under her leadership.
York College women's tennis coach Greg Jackson capped off a very successful 2010 season Thursday, when he was named the CUNY Athletic Conference Coach of the Year. Freshman Anna Ko was also named to the CUNYAC Second-Team All-Stars.
With 1.5 million displaced people still living in substandard conditions since last January’s earthquake, Haiti has been dealt another deadly blow — cholera. The infectious disease is “the kind of disaster that people were afraid of,” says Mark Schuller, assistant professor of African American studies and anthropology at York College and a visiting professor at the State University of Haiti.
As a speaker in the Natural Science Seminar Series Dr. Smith is being hosted by York College Chemistry professors, Dr. Emmanuel Chang and Dr. Mande Holford and students of the Chemistry Club at York.
Teacher Education Students Make a Difference at York
On Friday, October 7, MTA Chairman and CEO, Jay Walder, was the featured speaker at the York College Executive Leadership Breakfast.
The York College Student Athletics Advisory Committee, together with the York Athletics program, will hold an '80s Dance-a-thon on Friday November 5th at 7:00 p.m. 50 percent of the proceeds from the event will go to the couple that can dance the longest, while the other 50 percent will go to “Samaritan’s Feet,” an organization dedicated to distributing footwear to underprivileged children around the world.
The pairings for the CUNY Athletics Conference/ Hospital for Special Surgery Women’s Tennis Championships have been announced and the York College women’s tennis team has earned the third seed, and will host sixth-seeded Brooklyn College on Tuesday, October 19 at 4:00 p.m. on the York Tennis Courts.
Bebi Rajendra is that rare college student. Only one month into her first semester at York College/CUNY, the Mathematics major was able to nab a $3,000 scholarship.
Business major, Yiu Wong, may be a new American, but his scholarship has put York College on the map as a player among an international list of colleges and universities.
Dean Panayiotis Meleties of the School of Arts & Sciences is included among distinguished faculty, administrators honored in the Research Foundation of The City University of New York's annual report. Here's what they had to say:
York College Athletic Director and head coach of men’s basketball, Ronald St. John was recently elected the vice-president for the CUNY Athletic Conference for the 2010-11 and 2011-12 school year.
Jessica Cherry, the Assistant Athletic Director at York College, has been selected to take part in the inaugural NCAA Student-Athlete Leadership Forum.