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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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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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$2.8M NSF grant funds CCNY project to develop AI-powered diagnostics for heart disease
A City College of New York-led project utilizing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI/ML) technologies to develop a low-cost, easy-to-use, and high-precision system for the early diagnosis of cardiovascular disease is the recipient of a four-year $2.8 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant. The Ohio State University-based, NSF-funded AI-EDGE Institute is partnering with The City College in the project entitled: “AI/ML-driven edge computing for cardiovascular disease diagnosis/mechanism study.”

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 13:10:08 +0000

Center For Black Literature John Oliver Killens Literary Salon
On Thursday, September 28, 2023, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. the Center for Black Literature will host the John Oliver Killens Literary Salon, Black Fire This Time at the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) Gallery at 80 Hanson Place in Brooklyn.  Edited by Kim McMillon, with a compelling foreword by Ishmael Reed, Black Fire This Time […]

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 20:07:54 +0000

Media Advisory for Tuesday, September 26: Nasser Paydar, U.S. Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education, to Visit Queens College in Support of President Biden’s First-Ever Proclamation Designating September 25 through October 1 Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) Week
What:  Queens College will host Nasser Paydar, U.S. Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education—the highest-ranking federal higher education official—in support of President Joseph Biden’s first-ever proclamation designating September 25 through October 1 Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander–Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) Week. Paydar selected the college for a site visit to highlight the administration’s effort to strengthen AANAPISI […]

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 19:56:12 +0000

CCNY alumni return for Merck Info Session and Networking Event on Sept. 28
Alumni Gennady Khirich '07 and Stephen Ma '11 return to The City College of New York for the Merck Info Session and Networking Event hosted by the Career & Professional Development Institute, in the newly formed Office for Experiential Learning, on Thursday, Sept. 28 from 12:30-2 p.m in the North Academic Center Flex Space.

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 19:03:24 +0000

LaGuardia Community College Receives Almost $2.8M HSI Grant From U.S. Department of Education
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY (September 25. 2023) — The U.S. Education Department announced on September 21, it will award $37 million through 64 grants to colleges and institutions – including more than two dozen community colleges, mainly in California – that serve a significant number of Hispanic students. LaGuardia Community College/CUNY was one of only two New York […]

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 17:23:56 +0000

Charles Rangel, Rep. Adriano Espaillat lead Capalino discussion on challenges facing NYC infrastructure
Retired U.S. Congressman Charles B. Rangel and U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat – his successor in Congress – lead a roster of distinguished speakers in the Capalino webinar, “The Future of New York: The Charles B. Rangel Infrastructure Workforce Initiative,” on Sept. 25. Available in the U.S. and Canada, it starts at 10:30 a.m. Click here to register.

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 16:12:55 +0000

Dr. Innocent Clement appointed to CUNY SPH Foundation Board of Directors
New York, NY – The CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) has appointed Dr. Innocent Clement, CEO and Founder of Ciba Health, to the CUNY SPH Foundation Board of Directors.... The post Dr. Innocent Clement appointed to CUNY ...

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 15:44:21 +0000

LaGuardia Community College Faculty Members are Diving into the Opportunities and Challenges of Generative Artificial Intelligence
  LONG ISLAND CITY, NY (September 19, 2023) — LaGuardia Community College/CUNY faculty members track advancements that have the potential to impact their academic fields and classrooms—adjusting curriculum to ensure that the latest developments are reflected in course material and learning modules. This is one of the many ways that LaGuardia faculty members provide high-quality education for students. […]

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 17:33:27 +0000

National search leads CCNY to Jervette R. Ward as Black Studies program director
The City College of New York has appointed Dr. Jervette R. Ward director of the Black Studies Program in the Division of Humanities and the Arts.

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 15:10:49 +0000

CCNY appoints Ramón De Los Santos Assistant VP of Student Affairs
Ramón De Los Santos, a veteran administrator with expertise in increasing student enrollment, retention and success, is The City College of New York’s new Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs. He joins CCNY from CUNY’s LaGuardia Community College where he served with distinction as director of the Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) and, later, as Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs.

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 14:07:30 +0000

Gov. Hochul Announces Comprehensive State Action to Combat Antisemitism
Gov. Kathy Hochul today announced comprehensive state action taken to fight antisemitism. Gov. Hochul made the announcement at the Center for Jewish History, making New York State the first state to respond to President Biden’s national strategy to counter antisemitism. The Governor also announced the creation of the New York State Anti-Hate in Education Center and Annual Convening that will combat hate, create a safe and inclusive environment, and focus on eliminating antisemitism.

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 13:19:00 +0000

CUNY Draws Top Marks From U.S. News
CUNY colleges have again drawn praise for their effectiveness in promoting social mobility as well as their overall quality. In its 2024 rankings, released today, U.S. News & World Report names 10 CUNY four-year colleges among the top public colleges in the north region. The City College of New York also ranked among the top public colleges nationally. 

Mon, 18 Sep 2023 22:35:30 +0000

CCNY, MIT Top New University Rankings Based On Relative Economic Value
A recent college ranking system lists The City College of New York (CCNY), the founding campus of the City University of New York system, as the #1 national university for the economic value it returns to its students. MIT placed second, and the University of Florida ranked third.

Mon, 18 Sep 2023 19:23:46 +0000

CCNY rises in U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 Best Colleges rankings
The City College of New York rose in several categories in the 2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. CCNY is a top performer in social mobility (#11), undergraduate teaching (#39), and top public schools (#51), with an overall #105 ranking out of 443 national universities.

Mon, 18 Sep 2023 19:21:36 +0000

SWANA architecture and identity explored in the Sciame Lecture Series at Spitzer School of Architecture
“Crosscurrents: Architecture, Landscape, and Spatial Practices in Southwest Asia and North Africa” is the theme of the 2023 Fall Sciame Lecture Series the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at The City College of New York. The series assembles designers, scholars, practitioners, and activists who engage the territories of Southwest Asia and North Africa (SWANA) and probes the radical reimagining of the region compelled by the expression SWANA. In recent years, the acronym SWANA has gained currency among architects, landscape architects, urbanists, and historians who conceptualize the territories of the Middle East and North Africa through geography and place rather than colonial frameworks.

Fri, 15 Sep 2023 18:23:01 +0000