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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.

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Choir, Vocal Ensemble, and Baroque Ensemble

Choir, Vocal Ensemble, and Baroque Ensemble

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Tue, 05 Dec 2017 21:25:11 +0000

Lehman Jazz Ensemble, Lehman Guitar Ensemble Concert

Lehman College Jazz Ensemble – Allan Molnar, Director
Lehman College Guitar EnsembleRobert Windbiel, Director
Both of these ensembles are made up of versatile student musicians enrolled at Lehman. The Jazz Ensemble will perform in a variety of genres including Jazz, Latin-Jazz, and Hip Hop. The Guitar Ensemble will perform contemporary arrangements drawing upon the rich history of the guitar and its use in Blues, Jazz, Pop, and Rock.

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 15:37:32 +0000

Drama, Theatre and Dance Presents The Kitchen Plays

Staged readings of 3 premieres created for this one-performance-only event to benefit the Drama, Theatre and Dance Department and featuring the talents of our alumni writers, actors, stage managers and designers.

Directed by Susan Einhorn

There will be a Q&A/talkback after the performance with all of the alumni writers and actors and the director.

This is How it Goes by Liz Bartucci

Set in a kitchen in Rego Park, Queens, a young married couple living with her parents, seem to be on the verge of breaking up, again. Deja vu?

Take Him Down by Regina Corrado
An Italian-American family gathers in a kitchen on the day before their patriarch’s funeral. What role does social media play in this?

Chasewasser by Drew Sachs
In a shtetl in the Ukraine in 1904 the women in the family go on strike and stay out of the kitchen until they get more respect and some education.

A VIP package, which includes a reception in the lobby of Colden Auditorium at 6:30 pm, is available at $50 per person. General admission is $25; students with QC ID pay only $10. To order tickets, call the Kupferberg Center box office at 718-793-8080 or visit or

Entry to the reception is only accessible with a purchased VIP Ticket

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 15:37:21 +0000

Managing Your Company’s Finances

Presented by Mary Anne Holley, Lecturer

This seminar offers practical do-it-yourself methods of managing the finances of start-up companies. Participants will explore simple ways to set up recordkeeping systems, develop budgets and generate reports that will help them control costs, improve cash flow and contribute to the ongoing strategic planning for their businesses. Basic techniques and a quick look at QuickBooks will be discussed.

Location: The Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship, 55 Lexington Avenue, Suite 2-140

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 16:38:46 +0000

EDM BFA Thesis Exhibition

BFA art student thesis exhibition

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 14:07:26 +0000

NEIGHBORHOOD 3: REQUISITION OF DOOM by Jennifer Haley (Thesis Production)

Riffing on horror genres with Rod Sterling-like mastery, Jennifer Haley brings us a truly frightening script about conformity, virtual reality, and teenage rage in American society. Locked behind closed doors and drawn further into the maelstrom of an online zombie-killing game, suburban teens realize the game’s final level looks an awful lot like their own subdivision. The kids are definitely not alright. And the parents should be very worried. Written by Jennifer Haley. Directed by MFA-Directing candidate Kevin Ray.

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 16:09:30 +0000

Karen Malpede’s Plays in Time

Event Date: 12/11/2017 4:30:00 PM Join us to celebrate the launch of Karen Malpede’s new book,  Plays in Time ,
honoring twenty-two years of Theater Three Collaborative.

The afternoon will feature the premiere public reading of Malpede’s new play,  Other than We –a futuristic Climate-Fiction tragi-comedy for the Anthropocene age.

The evening will present excerpted readings from the anthology Plays in Time published by Intellect, 2017. Readings will include  The Beekeeper’s Daughter,  Prophecy, Another Life, and Extreme Whether  by Theater Three Collaborative actors and contributors to the book: Kathleen Chalfant, Christen Clifford, Najla Said, and George Bartenieff.

Followed by a discussion about Theater Three Collaborative’s antiwar and ecojustice plays in the US and Europe with artists and scholars represented in the book. Panelists include theatre professors Marvin Carlson and Cindy Rosenthal, actor Kathleen Chalfant, and the theater’s founders–George
Bartenieff, and Karen Malpede, moderated by Frank Hentschker. There will be live music by Arthur Rosen.

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 17:43:38 +0000

Composers Concert II

Douglas Cohen, Faculty Coordinator
Jonah Rosenberg, Program Coordinator
Conservatory of Music composers present their new acoustic and electroacoustic works.

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:54:38 +0000

SPAR Office Hour for WSAS Faculty – VC 8-210

Sponsored Programs & Research will hold its monthly office hour
for WSAS Faculty in VC 8-210. Faculty are invited to come to ask
questions about grants and grants applications processes, provide
comments or discuss any research ideas they may have and would like to
bring forward.

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:34:16 +0000

Clinical Psychology Colloquium Fall 2017

Event Date: 12/11/2017 12:15:00 PM
Speaker: Alyssa Chimiklis
Effects of a multi-component neurocognitive intervention for school-age children with co-occurring ADHD and reading difficulties

Speaker: Isabelle Avildsen
Serial position as a predictor of conversion from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer's disease

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:41:26 +0000
CUNY is paid for by the State of New York, Federal funding, private donations, the City of New York and tuition fees. It is the largest urban university in the Americas with 24 institutions:
- 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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Baruch College Honors John H. Banks, III and Betsy Werley at “Power of Community” Reception
(L to R): Baruch College President Mitchel B. Wallerstein; John H. Banks, III, president of the Real Estate Board of New York; Betsy Werley, director of network expansion, New York, NY, December 8, 2017 – Baruch College honored John H. Banks, III, president of the Real Estate Board of New York, and Betsy Werley, […]

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 21:55:54 +0000

The City University of New York and Professional Staff Congress have reached agreement on a restructuring of the workload of full-time teaching faculty that will enable professors to devote more time to individual work with students, to advising, holding office hours, conducting academic research and engaging in other activities that contribute to student success.

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 21:00:31 +0000

Baruch College Launches the New York Confucius Institute for Global Finance
Extra-curricular, non-degree program will offer Chinese language classes, cultural workshops, and global finance seminars From left: Baruch College President Mitchel B. Wallerstein, PhD; Jiang Feng, PhD, chairman of the University Council, Shanghai International Studies University; Sun Xinwei and Matthew LePere, co-directors, New York Confucius Institute for Global Finance at Baruch College New York, NY, December […]

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:30:04 +0000

Mellon Foundation support to CCNY tops $2 million, produces PhDs
Since 2001, support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is credited for guiding more than a dozen talented City College of New York students from traditionally underrepresented groups to PhDs in the humanities and social sciences. With 17 more Mellon Mays Fellows from City College currently in doctoral programs, a new $70,000 one-year grant to CCNY brings this funding to approximately $2 million.

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:37:59 +0000

Queens College Choral Society Presents Mozart’s Requiem and 1001 Voices: A Symphony for a New America on December 16
The Queens College Choral Society will perform Mozart’s Requiem and 1001 Voices: A Symphony for a New America in concert on Saturday, December 16.

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:30:15 +0000

CUNY Baccalaureate Student Sujoy Manir Awarded U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to Study Abroad
The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that Sujoy Manir, from CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies and Hunter College is one of nearly 1,000 American undergraduate students from 386 colleges and universities across the United States selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study or intern abroad […]

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 15:05:41 +0000

BMCC Rooftop Now Home to Manhattan’s Largest Public Solar Panel Project
Workers from the New York Power Authority (NYPA) have installed 947 solar energy panels on the main roof of Borough of Manhattan Community College’s (BMCC/CUNY) four-block-long 199 Chambers Street building. The five by three foot panels of 327 watts—many of which are visible from the streets of Tribeca—are hung vertically on the cooling tower enclosure walls and flat […]

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:16:17 +0000

You don’t have to be crazy to see a psychologist at CCNY’s Mini-Medical School
It used to be that only those with serious mental health issues – or rich neurotic people – would see a psychologist. But today we know that while psychologists still treat serious mental disorders, they also help us cope with the daily stresses of life.

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 17:24:30 +0000

CCNY’s Yingli Tian beats the odds to become IEEE Fellow
Four hundred thousand professionals are working across the globe to advance technology for humanity as members of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Each year, the organization elevates less than 1/10th of 1% of them to “Fellow”. Only 3% of that 1/10 of 1% are women. Yingli Tian, a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Grove School of Engineering at The City College of New York is one of those women.

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 21:47:58 +0000

Dr. Vincent Boudreau is 13th President of City College
Dr. Vincent Boudreau is the next president of The City College of New York, CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken announced today. Boudreau has served as Interim President of CCNY since November of 2016. Prior to that appointment, Boudreau was inaugural dean of the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at City College since 2013. He was […]

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:57:02 +0000

The City University of New York Board of Trustees today named Brigette A. Bryant as the first Vice Chancellor for University Advancement, a post in which she is charged with leading the development of a CUNY-wide advancement operation, essential to significantly increasing the University’s effectiveness in private fundraising.

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 23:58:39 +0000

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today appointed Vincent Boudreau as the 13th president of The City College of New York. He had served as interim president since Nov. 2, 2016.

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 23:55:03 +0000

The Trustees of The City University of New York enacted on Monday a second round of reforms of the university’s governance and administrative policies, ensuring greater transparency and accountability by CUNY and its 24 individual institutions.

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 23:43:21 +0000

Queens College Student Josephine Cooke Wins 2018 Marshall Scholarship
Current Queens College student Josephine Cooke today was named one of the 43 students nationwide who will receive a 2018 Marshall Scholarship. The highly competitive award provides for Cooke’s post-graduate students at a university in the United Kingdom.

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 21:55:01 +0000

City Council Member James Vacca Secures Funds to Help the Visually-Impaired Master Coursework and Exams What: Announcement of a major expansion of BCC’s Assistive Technology Center When: Monday, December 4, 2017, 11:15 to 12:15 p.m. Where: Loew Hall, Room 215, Bronx Community College, 2155 University Avenue, Bronx, New York About:  Bronx City Council Member James […]

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 17:54:25 +0000