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November 27-

December 3, 2023

Lehman Weekly

College Events, Updates, and Extras

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Group of Volunteers and Lehman and Montefiore community

Photos of the Week

The Student Affairs Basic Needs Center officially launched during Lehman's annual Thanksgiving Food Giveaway, held in partnership with Montefiore Medical Center. This #LehmanGiving Tuesday you can support the Basic Needs Center by donating to the Student Success Fund.

(Photos by Lehman College Multimedia Center and Mildred Perez)

Featured Events

Winter and Spring Registration Are Open.

Schedule Your Courses Now!

 This Week 

Giving Tuesday Heart

#LehmanGiving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 28

Donate to support Lehman College now through December 31. Show your love for Lehman.

Give today.

Ethiopian Indigenous Crops, Foods, and Beverages: Nutrient Profiling to Establish National Food Composition Table

Thursday, November 30, 11 a.m.

Dr. Endale Amare from the Ethiopian Public Health Institute will speak about his nutritional research on Ethiopian indigenous crops in Science Hall, Room 1405.

Student with Giant Check

Blackstone LaunchPad Entrepreneurial Cohort 3 Info Session

Friday, December 1, 3-4 p.m.

Attend this virtual info session to learn how to join the next Entrepreneurship Cohort! The LaunchPad has already awarded over $60,000 in cash to help students launch their ideas. Could your idea be next?

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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.

Tuesday, November 28, 1:30 p.m.

Learn more about Cadilla's work at a talk by Professor Ana María Díaz Marco.

 Save the Date 

End of Semester Student Celebration

Monday, December 4, 12-2 p.m.

Celebrate the end of the semester and de-stress with hot cocoa, holiday movies and free food in the East Dining Room! Don't miss your chance to win a prize at our ugly sweater contest. RSVP.

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Migration and Health: A Human Rights Perspective

Wednesday, December 6-Thursday, December 7

The CUNY Institute for Health Equity's Summit focuses on current challenges and opportunities. Learn from experts in the field, plus workshops and networking. Register today.

Google DevFest Bronx 2023

Saturday, 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.

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Mathematical Art Exhibition

Saturday, December 9, 4 p.m.

All are invited to the Mathematical Art Exhibition in the Music Building Faculty Dining Room to celebrate the exceptional creativity and talent of Lehman students. Six prizes will be awarded to the winning mathematical masterpieces which will be showcased over refreshments. Formal attire is welcome but not required.

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Alumni Success Story

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👏🏽 Bravo

Robert Torigoe '18 interned at Lincoln Center Education while a Lehman undergrad and continued there part time while obtaining an MFA in Hawaii. His next position at Lincoln Center was Education Coordinator, and last month he was appointed Education Initiatives Manager. He's another a great example of what Lehman students and alumni are achieving!

#LehmanGiving Tuesday: Why I Give

Penny Prince makes a Gift with onlookers cheering

"I give to Lehman because it’s

a place where dreams are born." 

Music Professor Penny Prince

#LehmanGiving Tuesday

News, Updates, and More

Bronx Institute Nets $25,000 Grant 

The Bronx Institute's ENLACE program received a $25,000 grant for the 2024 school year from Con Edison, a long-time funder of the educational nonprofit based at Lehman College. The Bronx Institute Executive Director Professor Herminio Martinez shared his sentiments:

"We are deeply grateful to Con Edison for their steadfast dedication to ENLACE. This grant will allow us to recruit a fresh cohort of ENLACE scholars and help guide them through the challenges that lie ahead."

 In the News 


Communication and Transfers

Diverse reports that communication is key in enabling community college students to succeed in transferring to a four-year institution. CUNY and Lehman College's successful endeavors to do just this are cited as examples.

Scene at Lehman

Students Holding Bread

Science is Delicious: STEP students spent a Saturday in Lehman's kitchen lab learning how to bake a seasonal treat–pumpkin bread. Recent graduate of Nutrition and Dietary Sciences Ang Lama taught students the science behind cooking and then students enjoyed their tasty creations. (Photo by Paulina Mohamed-Ocasio) 

Bowled Over: Provost Jorge Silva-Puras was one of the many happy customers who supported last week's Art Department Pottery Sale. He shared a photo of a few beautiful finds.

Final Fall Foliage Features of 2023

Falling: Alison Abreu created an artful image when she accidentally took a photo of the hexagonal pavers along College Walk in the sunshine.

Composed: Professor Edward Kennelly took a more deliberate approach with these photographs of a yellow tree on the quad.

"Today was an especially beautiful day on campus, with blue skies, vibrant fall colors, a terrific lecture by Professor Deirdre O’Boy, and a well-crafted café au lait at Harmony Café."



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