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November 13-26, 2023

Lehman Weekly

College Events, Updates, and Extras

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Photo of the Week

Letitia Bobb shares a November view of the Quad. Scroll down for more fall foliage photos, and don't forget to reply to this email to submit your own.

Featured Events

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 This Week 

23 Reasons Why 23 Years is Enough

Wednesday, November 15, 3-5 p.m.

Join the Reentry@Lehman Committee and Student Life for a film screening and discussion about the felony murder rule and its role in mass incarceration and ICE policies. Guests include Shakoure Charpentier, the subject of this award-winning documentary, and filmmaker and novelist Deirdre Sinnott. Music Building, East Dining Room. Sign up.

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Thanksgiving Food Giveaway and Student Affairs Basic Needs Center Launch

Thursday, November 16, 12-2 p.m.

Students: Attend Lehman's annual holiday giveaway of fresh produce and pantry foods with our partner Montefiore Einstein, in the Student Parking Lot. Then, learn about the resources available at the launch of the Student Affairs Basic Needs Center. Giveaway bags are limited. Register for a food bag here. First come, first served.

Fires in the Mirror

NOTE: Wednesday Performance Sold Out!

Thursday, November 16, 4 p.m. (Click ticket link for more dates)

This production continues the Lehman theatre program's commitment to social justice and the history of New York City. It revolves around riots that occurred after two killings and takes a searing look at the misunderstandings of and sympathies between two cultures living in the community of Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Get free tickets.

Watch Open on Bronxnet to learn more.

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Day of Thanks Cultural Dinner

Thursday, November 16, 4-7 p.m.

Spend time with the Lehman community during our yearly cultural dinner. Featuring Kosher, Vegan, and Halal options. Hosted by the Student Government Organization in the Music Building East Dining Room. Reserve your spot.

Gazing Backwards: A Talk With a Lehman Alumna Elizabeth Alejandro

Friday, November 17, 12 p.m.

Explore the intersection of art and design. This fall, the Sara Little Turnbull Speaker Series focuses on the gaze—shedding light on the female gaze in art and designRegister to attend the Zoom series here. Missed previous talks? Check them out here.

Journalism and Health Justice from Birth to Death: Examining Racial Disparities in Health Care

Friday, November 17, 1-3 p.m.

Global Race and Justice Editor at Reuters Kat Stafford and Video Journalist with the Associated Press Race & Ethnicity Team Noreen Nasir will host a conversation about racism in healthcare and its effects in the African-American community. Student Life Building, Room 111. Sign up.

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Lehman Center for the Performing Arts Presents

Arrival from Sweden: The Music of ABBA

Saturday, November 18, 8 p.m.

Relive the '70s or live them for the first time with Dancing Queen and more hits at this world-famous ABBA tribute show.

Flash Sale

Thursday, November 16 and Friday, November 17

Must be purchased in person at Box Office with Lehman ID

Students: $10 – $6 ticket with $4 facility fee

Faculty/Staff: $15 – $11 ticket with a $4 facility fee

Finance Leadership Workshop Series

Mondays in November, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Learn finance skills from Yesenia Quinones, Community Manager of Chase Bank. Gain the knowledge to effectively manage finances in your life. Attend 3 out of 4 workshops to receive a digital badge and certificate for your resume and LinkedIn from the Herbert H. Lehman Leadership Development Center. Sign up here.

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Fall 2023 Virtual Graduate

Admissions Open Houses

This November

Learn about Lehman's range of graduate programs. Hear from program advisors, faculty, career services, admissions, and more. Register now!

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Exhibition of José Valdés Cadilla's Estampas de Harlem

Now through December 15

Stop by the second floor of Carman Hall near Room 257 to see a collection of thirteen sketches published in the newspaper La Voz New York from March to July 1938. Padilla's work captured Harlem's primarily Hispanic and Latino community, illustrating their daily life, achievements, and challenges.

 Save the Date 

Art Department Pottery Sale

Tuesday, November 21, 12-3 p.m.

The Art Department's Pottery Sale is back by popular demand! All work is hand-made by Lehman College's art students and are great gifts for the holidays! Please wear a mask to the Fine Arts Building Lower Level Ceramics Studio 029 and bring bags for purchases.

Reading from No Country for Black Men

Tuesday, November 21, 2-3 p.m.

Lehman Social Work Professor Roger Ball will discuss his recently published book. No Country for Black Men captures the plight and possibilities of what it means to be Black and male in the United States past and present. Get more info and sign up.

Afro-Venezuelan Drumming Diaspora in NYC

Thursday, November 30, 7-8 p.m.

Join us in the Music Building Recital Hall, Room 306, for an hour of conversation and performance! Tambor y Caña, Escuela de Tambores Afrovenezolanos y Percusión Afrolatina (E.T.A.P.A.) will share the rhythmic traditions tied to these Afro-Venezuelan diaspora communities. RSVP required.

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Migration and Health: A Human Rights Perspective

December 6-7

The CUNY Institute for Health Equity's Summit focuses on current challenges and opportunities. President Fernando Delgado delivers the keynote, plus workshops and networking. Learn more and register.

Google DevFest Bronx 2023

Thursday, December 9, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

DevFest brings together technology leaders, developers, students, and startups to cultivate creativity and inspiration as well as opportunities for the community to thrive. RSVP here.

Visit Lehman's new and improved

calendar for more great events!

President's PSA

Key to the Future: President Fernando Delgado filmed a PSA for Bronxnet about Bronx Gear Up, a program run by by Lehman's The Bronx Institute that prepares local high school students for college. Watch it in English or en español. 🔑

News, Updates, and More

 In the News 

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Identifying Genocide

Time Magazine turns to Lehman Professor Victoria Sanford for context as they ask Is What’s Happening in Gaza a Genocide? Sanford offers the killing and disappearance of Mayans in Guatemala from 1960-1996 as a parallel.

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Meeting the Needs of Bronx Children

BronxTalk takes a deep dive into Lehman College Speech and Hearing Center's new Pediatric Feeding Center. Guests were Leslie Grubler, Director of Clinical Education and Clinical Services, and Professor Lynn Rosenberg, Director of Clinical Education and Clinical Services.

"It's an example of a Bronx College thinking outside the box and putting resources into addressing an important Bronx family issue."

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Tree Changing

Falling for Lehman: William Murray and Margaret Ibasco noticed the same tree a few days apart as its leaves continued to head for the ground.

Lights Outside: Lisandra Merentis photographed a fall evening on campus.

"The colorful leaves on campus in the fall are beautiful. It's also nice to think of them as a reflection of the many lovely people on campus."

(Photo and quote by Andrew Lipton)

Correction: Last week's featured Halloween Soiree was sponsored by The Association of Stage and Screen Artists, The Unit, and The Lehman Modeling Club! Congratulations to all three groups for a successful event.

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