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Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology Gets Initial Accreditation

Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology Gets Initial Accreditation

Dr. Dana Fusco, Dean of the School of Health & Behavioral Sciences, recently announced to the York College community that the Medical Laboratory Scientist program at the College has been awarded initial accreditation by the National Review Board.

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Science Majors Racking Up Scholarships At York

Science Majors Racking Up Scholarships At York

The saying that it’s nice to know people but nicer to have people know you, was proven at York recently when an alumnus of the College came home to recruit outstanding students for his institution’s PhD program in microbiology.

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Undergraduate Research: the Relationship Changes Everything

Undergraduate Research: the Relationship Changes Everything

In the week leading up to commencement, we celebrate the small-college experience that gives York College its distinct personality in the City University system. The close student-faculty relationship at York enables undergraduates to engage in high-level academic research, from first idea to final presentation. Here is a look at one of the students who participated in the first Research Day.

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Research in poetry: Engineers of the heart bridge language gap

Research in poetry: Engineers of the heart bridge language gap

In the week leading up to commencement, we celebrate the small-college experience that gives York its distinct personality in the City University system. The close student-faculty relationship here encourages undergraduates to engage in high-level academic research, from first idea to final presentation. Here is a look at two students who met in a poetry class:

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York Spreads Research Wings and Soars

York Spreads Research Wings and Soars

April 15th wasn’t just “Tax Day. It was also Research Day -- at York College. York has joined the Council on Undergraduate Research, the premiere organization monitoring, studying and showcasing undergraduate research.

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CNN’s Soledad O’Brien Returns: Screens Haiti Doc

CNN’s Soledad O’Brien Returns: Screens Haiti Doc

CNN’s Soledad O’Brien returned to the York College Performing Arts Center on Friday, April 30, 2010 with an advance look at “Rescued,” a documentary about the children of Haiti, before and after January’s earthquake.

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York Sweeps CUNYAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships

York Sweeps CUNYAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships

The York College men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams swept the 2010 CUNYAC Championships held at Icahn Stadium Sunday afternoon. The women’s team dominated the competition en route to their fourth consecutive title and fifth overall, while the men took home their seventh outdoor title and the first since 2006.

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Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made Of

Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made Of

One word after seeing a pair of final rehearsals: Buy your tickets early. York College Department of Performing and Fine Arts presents “The Tempest,” directed by Tom Marion. April 30, 4 p.m.; May 1, 2 p.m.; May 4, noon; May 7, 7 p.m.; May 8, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

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Esonwune Named All-Met Player of the Year

Esonwune Named All-Met Player of the Year

York College junior center, Marcel Esonwune was honored by the National Invitational Tournament and Met-Basketball Writers Association and was named the 2009-10 All-Met Division III College Basketball Player of the Year at the 77th Annual NIT/ MBWA Haggerty Award Dinner Wednesday evening.

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Act III, Scene III - The Tempest

Act III, Scene III - The Tempest

York College’s first fully staged Shakepeare play and the players seem intent on making it a memorable run. York College Department of Performing and Fine Arts presents “The Tempest,” directed by Tom Marion. April 30, 4 p.m.; May 1, 2 p.m.; May 4, noon; May 7, 7 p.m.; May 8, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

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Legendary Jazz Impresario George Wein To Be Honored At 3rd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert

Legendary Jazz Impresario George Wein To Be Honored At 3rd Annual Scholarship Benefit Concert

Featuring world-renowned saxophonist Branford Marsalis and special guest appearance by premier modern jazz pianist and educator Ellis Marsalis.

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York Track Star Returns Home Safely After Haiti Earthquake

York Track Star Returns Home Safely After Haiti Earthquake

During the winter recess, York College student-athlete Joviette Frederick, a member of the track and field and softball team, decided to visit relatives in Haiti. Little did she know, she would end up in the middle of a deadly earthquake.

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Esonwune Named D3hoops.com and ECAC Regional Player of the Year

Esonwune Named D3hoops.com and ECAC Regional Player of the Year

York College junior center, Marcel Esonwune has capped off an outstanding season by being named the D3hoops.com 2009-10 Atlantic Region Men’s Basketball Player of the Year.

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Distinguished Lecturer to Receive NNPA Award

Distinguished Lecturer to Receive NNPA Award

Dr. Ron Daniels, York College Distinguished Lecturer, Haiti relief leader and veteran political activist, will receive a major community service award from the National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation March 18 in Washington D.C.

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Professor Appointed Vice Chair of National Ethics Committee

Professor Appointed Vice Chair of National Ethics Committee

Assistant professor of philosophy Timothy W. Kirk, PhD, has been appointed Vice Chair of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) ethics committee.

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York Tops NYU in ECAC Semifinals but Falls to Baruch in Championship

York Tops NYU in ECAC Semifinals but Falls to Baruch in Championship

The York College men's basketball team defeated NYU, 68-61, in the semi-finals of the 2010 ECAC Men's Basketball Championships but came up short in the championship game, losing to Baruch College, 93-70.

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Men's Basketball to Host St. Joseph's (LI) in ECAC Quarterfinals

Men's Basketball to Host St. Joseph's (LI) in ECAC Quarterfinals

The pairings for the 2010 Eastern College Athletic Conference Metro Division Men's Basketball Championships were announced Monday and York College, the # 3 seed, will host St. Joseph’s College (LI), the #6 seed, on Wednesday, March 3 at 7 p.m.

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Indoor Track And Field Sweeps Cunyac Championships

Indoor Track And Field Sweeps Cunyac Championships

The York College men's and women's indoor track and field teams made school history, sweeping the 2010 CUNY Athletic Conference championships at the Armory in New York City Sunday evening. It is the first time that both teams have won the CUNYAC championship in the same season. The women’s team took home its first ever indoor title, while the men captured their fifth and their first since 2006.

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Hamilton-Lopez Leads York to 88-84 Win over Hunter in CUNYAC Semi’s

Hamilton-Lopez Leads York to 88-84 Win over Hunter in CUNYAC Semi’s

Nicholas Hamilton-Lopez scored a career-high 36 points, handed out eight assists and made a number of key buckets down the stretch to lead the York College men's basketball team to an 88-84 win over Hunter College in the semi-finals of the 2010 CUNYAC/ Con Edison Men's Basketball Championships.

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Esonwune and Hamilton-Lopez Lead York to Quarterfinal Win

Esonwune and Hamilton-Lopez Lead York to Quarterfinal Win

Nicholas Hamilton-Lopez scored a game-high 27 points, connecting on nine three-pointers and Marcel Esonwune recorded his third straight triple-double, scoring 24 points, grabbing 18 rebounds and blocking 11 shots to lead the York College men’s basketball team to a 91-73 victory over the City College of New York in the quarterfinals of the CUNYAC/ Con Edison Basketball Championships

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