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All pictures on this page I took this during a conference at the Graduate School of Journalism on political advertising in Jun 2012.

The Community and Ethnic Media Initiative & Community and Ethnic Media Initiative & New York Press Association hosted a panel discussion How to get political advertisements during election season

Below and right, Ernest Opong, son of Ghana, publisher of Amandla and
board member of Center for Media and Peace Initiatives and co-chair of the conference held at Rutgers University in Jun 2012 click here.  Ghana click here.

Basil Smikle, a son of Jamaica whose public relations firm helped get First Lady Senator Secretary of State Hon Mrs Hillary Rodham Clinton elected senator and Hon Mr Michael Bloomberg relected mayor is shown below on the panel and speaking with a member of the audience.

Other panelists: Howard P Sturman, Publisher & CEO of Home Town Media Group; Ernest Lendler, President of Branford Communications, Inc.; Evan Stavisky; and David Keisman, Publisher of Manhattan Times. 

The moderator was Michelle Rea, Executive Director New York Press Association, she is the lady on the far left in the bottom picture.

Events at the City University of New York. Many are free.

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Ask an Astronaut

Dr. Morin was selected as an astronaut in 1996. The New Hampshire native holds several degrees, including a doctorate in Medicine and Microbiology from New York University. He performed two spacewalks during STS-110, a space shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS) totaling 14 hours and 9 minutes. Dr. Morin is currently assigned to the Exploration Branch, where he works on the Orion Multipurpose Crew Vehicle.

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:57:22 +0000

Food System Issues and Challenges in the US and China in the Trump and Xi Jinping Era

Urban Food Policy Forum

Food System Issues and Challenges in the US and China in the Trump and Xi Jinping Era

October 17  |  9am  |  Room 708  |  RSVP

The US and China have the two largest and globally pervasive food systems in the world. Each country is witnessing challenges to their dominant (and evolving) food systems. How those challenges are able to influence how, where, and what we eat in light of the issues associated with their food systems is the subject of this talk by Robert Gottlieb, the co-author with Simon Ng, of Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong and China.

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:18:14 +0000

Design a Life of Gratitude

The purpose of this workshop is to promote interactivity on campus with collage building and a Thank You letter to the self and to others you would like to express gratitude toward because of recent accomplishments, the importance of self-love, and to bring awareness to student body.

Pizza will be served at this PG CLUE event.


Fri, 06 Oct 2017 16:26:58 +0000

Screening of “A Jihad For Love” (LGBTQ History Month Film Festival)

LGBTQ History Month is a month-long observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history, and the history of gay rights and related civil rights movements. It is celebrated in October to coincide with National Coming Out Day on October 11 and was the first celebrated in 1994.

Join us as we explore come of our community’s amazing history through film. CSI faculty will join us for a talkback after the films. This film festival is brought to you by the Office of Student Life – LGBTQ Resource Center, Department of the Library, Department of Media Culture, and the Campus Activities Board in partnership with Pluralism & Diversity; Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; the Women’s Center; the Department of Performing and Creative Arts; and the Department of History.

For more information please contact Jeremiah Jurkiewicz at 718.982.3091 or email

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 16:22:44 +0000

LGBTQ+ Support Group

Come and join a support group in which you can feel safe as an LGBTQ+ student to make friends and discuss anything you desire. This is a group for you to receive and give support, learn about other people’s experiences, and be in a safe place for exploration.

Topics may include, but are not limited to: Coming Out, Activism, Homophobia, LGBTQ Rights, the Media, Family, College Life,  Identity, Sex, Safety, World Politics, Friendship, Relationships.

Meet weekly on Tuesdays 1:00pm to 2:00pm.


Fri, 06 Oct 2017 16:17:54 +0000

Faculty Recital: Lars Frandsen, guitar

Lars Frandsen, guitar, with the Brooklyn Guitar Quartet
Music by Brouwer, Bellinati, and others

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:29:31 +0000

Leadership in Education Information Session

Please join us for our Graduate Information Session for the Leadership in Education Post-Master’s Certificate program at the College of Staten Island.

At the information session, you will meet with the Program Director, Susan Sullivan, and Graduate Admissions Representatives to discuss degree requirements and admission procedures.

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 19:25:44 +0000

Autism Spectrum Disorders Information Session

Please join us for one of  our Graduate Information Sessions for the Advanced Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders at the College of Staten Island.

At the information session, you will meet with Program Coordinator, Professor Kristen Gillespie, and Graduate Admissions Representatives to discuss degree requirements and admission procedures.

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 19:24:45 +0000

Campus Tour
Come and visit the LaGuardia campus. You will have an opportunity to see how the school looks and places of interest. You need to arrive 15 minutes before the start time—Tours are offered by the Department of Campus Life.

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 19:19:54 +0000

Hostos50: “Hostos Dreams” – Roundtable

Professor Inmaculada Lara-Bonilla believes one of Hostos’ greatest accomplishments is the impact it has had on immigrant communities from all over the world. The dreams of many have been realized because of Hostos Community College. She gathers a powerful group to talk about the power and importance of plural voices.

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:56:13 +0000
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- 11 are 4-year colleges
- 7 are 2-year colleges
- the William E Macaulay Honors College at CUNY
- the Graduate School and University Center
- the City University of New York School of Law
- CUNY School of Journalism
- the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education.

 More than 260,000 degree-credit students and 273,000 continuing and professional education students are enrolled at campuses located in all five New York City boroughs. (Source: CUNY and Wikipedia)
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Queens College Annual Kristallnacht Commemoration on November 12 Will Focus on the Movie “Casablanca,” The Refugees in Its Cast, and the Holocaust’s Impact on Film Professionals in Europe
The college’s annual Kristallnacht commemoration, presented by the Center for Jewish Studies at Queens College and Sinai Chapels of Fresh Meadows, to recommit to combating anti-Semitism and hatred.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:05:48 +0000

Jazz standout Mike Holober is inaugural Stuart Katz Professor at CCNY
Internationally renowned jazz pianist, composer and arranger Mike Holober is The City College of New York’s inaugural Stuart Z. Katz Professor in the Humanities & the Arts. The endowed professorship is supported by a $1 million gift to City College by distinguished alumnus Stuart Z. Katz, Esq., a 1964 graduate. Holober’s appointment is for one year.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:47:43 +0000

Spacewalker Lee Morin to Appear at Bronx Community College and Discuss Careers in the Sciences October 16 — Astronaut Lee M. Morin served on the International Space Station, spending three months in orbit, including 14 hours of spacewalking. Now Dr. Morin is coming to Bronx Community College for some down-to-Earth talk with middle and high […]

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:22:40 +0000

The National Academy of Medicine – the independent branch of the National Academy of Sciences that advises the nation on critical medical and health issues – today announced that Distinguished Professor Gerald E. Markowitz of John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the CUNY Graduate Center has been elected a member of the academy. This is among the highest honors in the field, granted to people with exceptional professional achievements and a commitment to service. 

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:15:29 +0000

Lehman College Signs Historic Agreement with Two Cuban Universities
Lehman College has reached an agreement with two of Cuba’s most prestigious universities, creating an academic alliance that will make classes accessible to both Lehman and Cuban students.

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 18:39:59 +0000

Hostos Jumps Into Action to Help Those in Need
Because of the devastation caused by the recent natural disasters in Mexico, the Caribbean, and southern United States, the College has been busy offering information about international and local relief efforts and resources. Hostos also has been home to an ongoing collection drive in collaboration with other initiatives throughout New York City and abroad.

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 21:07:50 +0000

Hostos Cuts the Ribbon on Huge Renovation Project
Hostos’ transformation from a diamond in the rough to the “Jewel of the South Bronx” continued on September 20, when the incredible renovations to the B-Building were celebrated. The building is now home to Hostos’ Mathematics Department, Office of Academic Affairs and Office on Information Technology.

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 21:06:30 +0000

Nydia Edgecombe Retires After 40 years
The week of September 25 was bittersweet at Hostos as Nydia Edgecombe, the longtime Director of Hostos’ Alumni Relations Office, bid her farewell after four decades of service to the College and the community.

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 21:04:41 +0000

Hostos Edtech Online Course Wins Technology Award
Hostos is all about increasing student retention and graduation rates, and the College remains committed to offering the best tools to help students get where they are going.

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 21:02:15 +0000

Hostos Pays Tribute to Distinguished Latino Community Leaders
Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to reflect and celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. With so many of those populations represented here at Hostos, what better place to recognize the achievements of Hispanic community leaders than right here on campus?

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 21:00:31 +0000

Mexican author Mónica Lavín leads 2017 CCNY Cátedra Vargas Llosa
Acclaimed Mexican writer Mónica Lavín co-presents The City College of New York’s fifth Cátedra Vargas Llosa, Oct. 24 -27, an international academic project honoring Spanish-language literary giant and Nobel Laureate Mario Vargas Llosa.

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:20:39 +0000

Directors Support Learning Through Innovative Strategies
Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) welcomes Sara E. Crosby as Director of the BMCC Learning Academy (BLA) and Christopher Oscar Medellin as BMCC’s Director of E-Learning. Sara E. Crosby, Directory of the BMCC Learning Academy Sara E. Crosby served most recently as Director of First College Year, out of the Office of the Associate […]

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:50:54 +0000

Pride Month Offers an Array of Events
A month of workshops, film, panels and more are being offered in celebration of Pride Month at Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY). The month’s events opened on October 4 with a workshop presenting scholarship opportunities of particular interest to LGBTQ students. Then on October 10 in Richard Harris Terrace at 199 Chambers Street, an LGBTQ Resource […]

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:45:02 +0000

The Aspen Institute Names Kingsborough Community College One of the Top 150 U.S. Community Colleges Eligible for 2019 Aspen Prize CUNY College
The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program today named CUNY’s Kingsborough Community College one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence -- the only community college in NYC to be selected

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 22:36:38 +0000

CCNY Mini-Medical School partners with community for a healthier Harlem
Coffee is bad for you. No, it’s good for you. You need 30 minutes of daily activity – or is it 10? Come hear the latest on how to stay healthy on Wednesday Oct 18 at the first Mini-Medical School hosted by the CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York. The latest health information will be shared and refreshments will be served at the event, which is free and open to the public from 5:30 – 7:00 pm at CCNY’s North Academic Center (Room 1/201). Click here to RSVP.

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 20:29:50 +0000