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ESA Foundation Scholarship Program

In 2007 the ESA Foundation established a scholarship program to assist women and minority students who are pursuing degrees leading to careers in Computer & Video Game Arts. In 2009 we extended this opportunity to graduating high school seniors and doubled the amount of awards granted from 15 to 30.

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The Aerospace States Association Scholarship

An integral part of the mission of the Aerospace States Association (ASA) is to support and develop initiatives that significantly enhance student and teacher education in space and aeronautics and increases the number of students in the pipeline.

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National Science Foundation - Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at Baruch College

The REU Program: • Offers advanced research training for one academic year to 12 undergraduate students who attend four-year colleges and universities in the New York metropolitan area. • Targets students who belong to historically disadvantaged groups. • Provides a concentrated research experience in which each student plans and executes an independent project and works with a faculty mentor and their research team on existing research projects.

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Neuroscience Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

The Brooklyn College NSF REU Program in Neuroscience is currently seeking talented and enthusiastic undergraduate applicants for our upcoming Spring 2016 Program. We would greatly appreciate your help in reaching out to eligible students about this exciting 15-week mentored research opportunity! Now Seeking Applicants for Our Spring 2016 Program!

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CUNY Pipeline

The Pipeline Program provides orientation to the academy through a six-week summer research institute at the Graduate Center and research projects conducted with a CUNY faculty member.

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Chem Major Valedictorian Makes Four for Four at York

Chem Major Valedictorian Makes Four for Four at York

For the fourth consecutive year the York College valedictorian comes from the Chemistry Department and like his three immediate predecessors, he too has plans to attend medical school.

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Aviation Major to Pursue M. Phil Degree at Cambridge University

Aviation Major to Pursue M. Phil Degree at Cambridge University

Muhammad Khattak was always one step ahead in his quest for excellence at York College, CUNY. The recent graduate received three scholarships from the National Aircraft Finance Association and has now been accepted into the M. Phil in in Real Estate Finance program at Cambridge University.

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York's Latest Salk Scholar Heads to Medical School

York's Latest Salk Scholar Heads to Medical School

Professor Louis Levinger called it when he predicted that then-sophomore Kyla-Gaye Pinnock would go places as a Biotech major in his class. She is now heading to medical school and has just been awarded the prestigious Salk Scholarship.

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Professor and Former Mentee Come Full Circle as Dr. and Patient

Professor and Former Mentee Come Full Circle as Dr. and Patient

In his 20-plus year medical career, Dr. Daniel Brietstein, a pain management specialist in Lake Success, Long Island, must certainly have treated a few people from York College. But there is something special about one particular patient that has brought him full circle.

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Men's Basketball Knocks off Staten Island in CUNYAC Quarterfinals

Men's Basketball Knocks off Staten Island in CUNYAC Quarterfinals

STATEN ISLAND N.Y. - The York College men's basketball team - the defending CUNYAC Champs - kept their hopes of a repeat alive with a thrilling, 70-67, road victory over the College of Staten Island in the CUNYAC quarterfinals on Sunday.

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York Theater Professor Gets Impressive CUNY Recognition in Two Areas of Scholarship

York Theater Professor Gets Impressive CUNY Recognition in Two Areas of Scholarship

York College professor Timothy Amrhein says “Theater is a multi-faceted art that combines creativity and research to form a foundation of life, learning and understanding.” That being the case, the associate professor and chair of the Department of Performing and Fine Arts, is living proof.

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York Makes List at # 1 for Graduating Students with Lowest Debt

York Makes List at # 1 for Graduating Students with Lowest Debt

Based on a study conducted by The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS), NerdScholar, a scholarship information organization and website, recently listed York College as the “US College with the lowest student debt in 2013” at $2, 271.

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York Hosts HHC CEO for Ebola Forum

York Hosts HHC CEO for Ebola Forum

By Alma Sacasa, Ram Raju, MD, MBA, FACS, FACHE, the president and CEO of New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC), was the keynote speaker at a recent York College public forum on the Ebola disease.

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York Alum Appointed President of a SUNY Community College

York Alum Appointed President of a SUNY Community College

Dr. Belinda Miles, a member of the York College Class of 1983, has been appointed president of Westchester Community College and will begin her tenure in January 2015.

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York Hires Seasoned Development Director

York Hires Seasoned Development Director

In its ongoing efforts to increase York College's fundraising profile, the Office of Institutional Advancement recently added a new member to the Advancement team.

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Fall Convocation/State of the College Message from President Keizs

Fall Convocation/State of the College Message from President Keizs

Welcome, all members of the College Community to this Convocation that marks the symbolic opening of the academic year.

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Meeks and Obama Ambassador Discuss Business at York

Meeks and Obama Ambassador Discuss Business at York

United States Representative Gregory W. Meeks recently brought Michael Froman, the current United States Trade Representative (USTR) and President Barack Obama’s principal adviser, negotiator and spokesperson on international trade and investment issues, on a tour of his Fifth Congressional District.

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York Graduates 44th and Largest Class

York Graduates 44th and Largest Class

Commencement 2014 was York College's 44th but in at least one way, it was a first.

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Chemistry Major 2014 Valedictorian

Chemistry Major 2014 Valedictorian

For the third year in a row, York's valedictorian is a Chemistry major and aspiring physician. This year the deserving scholar is Katsiaryna Hud, who attended York as a SEEK student.

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