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February 26 -

March 3, 2024

Lehman Weekly

College Events, Updates, and Extras

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While touring campus, New York City Comptroller Brad Lander (holding Lehman shirt in photo) met club leaders, Meridian staff, and the Student Government Association. Students shared their thoughts on important social and economic issues. (Photo by Lehman College Multimedia Center)

News, Updates, and More

 In the News 

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Nursing News Roundup

CUNY Chancellor Félix V. Matos Rodríguez penned an op-ed for Noticia about Lehman's new Nursing Education, Research and Practice Center. Architects of the facility talked to Bronx Daily about the project.

New York City's Small Business Services' 2024 National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses for English Language Learners Training Program at Lehman starts in March. Learn more about this no-cost program and the role it plays in helping immigrant nurses practice in New York in Harlem World.

“This program was life changing for me and my family."

Minia Esperanza de Ponce, 2023 Program Graduate

Incubator Space in Action

Boon for Bronx Business

Lehman's Bronx Business Tech Incubator is back and ready to help startups and entrepreneurs build successful companies. The Riverdale Press reports on the reopening.

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Making History

Dr. Gary Ford (Africana Studies), author of a biography of Constance Baker Motley and advocate for her recognition, contributes expertise at the unveiling of a US postage stamp honoring the civil rights leader, who was the first Black woman to argue a case before the US Supreme Court. New Haven Independent covers the event.

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Lightning News Roster

Men's Basketball Kai Parris is a CUNYAC First Team All-Star for the 2023-24 season.

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) names Lehmans' Swimming and Diving a Scholar All-America team. Junior Romolu Valadez (Chemistry) tops the team with the highest GPA: 3.987.

“We take tremendous pride in our students’ performances both in the pool and also in the classroom."

-Ryan McCarthy, Director of Athletics


Top Fulbright Producer

Lehman is a 2023-24 Top Fulbright Producing Institution, which designates schools with highest number of accepted applicants to the Fulbright U.S. Student and Fulbright U.S. Scholar Programs.

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Alumni Cares: Banking on New York

Ayanna Stephens '06 (Social Work), HR Executive at Bank of America, has been named to the Food Bank for New York City's Board of Directors

Virtual Bulletin Board

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Hispanic Serving Institution STEM Intersectionality and Student Success Virtual Office Hours

Share your vision for advancing student success. Hosted at University of New Mexico, this is part of a National Science Foundation project in partnership with the CUNY Institute for Health Equity. Drop in the first Friday of each month until May 3, 2024 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Free to Lehman Students: Meet with the College's Nutritionist

Spring Hours: Wednesdays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Schedule an appointment: email med.requirements@lehman.cuny.edu or

stop by Old Gym, Room B008.

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Featured Events

 This Week 

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You’ve Got Mail: Stationery

as Communication Design

Friday, March 1, 1 p.m.

Designer and Owner at My Darlin’ Paper Goods Studio Priyanka Batra is this week's Sara Little Turnbull speaker. Delve into thought-provoking themes at the intersection of art and design. Register for the Zoom series.

 Save the Date 

Cultural Carousel: Humanities Extravaganza

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

The Office of Prestigious Awards welcomes all to the Music Building East Dining Room for free food, activities, and games. Come meet professors and learn about the humanities at Lehman. Sign up.

Internship Scene

Career & Internship Fair

Tuesday, March 5, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Meet with recruiters from 70+ organizations offering full-time, part-time, internship, volunteer, and seasonal opportunities. Network with recruiters and learn about available career paths. Open to all current Lehman College students and alumni. Register.

Billionaire Book Talk and Signing

Tuesday, March 5, 2-3 p.m.

John Catsimatidis will tell the story of how he went from first-generation immigrant to successful billionaire in the Music Building, room 306. Free book available for the first hundred students to register for the event here.

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Combating Anti-Semitism

Wednesday, March 6, 1-3 p.m.

Learn the historical background behind contemporary antisemitism and strategies to mitigate it. Takes place in the Faculty Dining Room, where light refreshments will be served. RSVP.

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Majors and Minors Fair

Thursday, March 21, 12:30-3 p.m.

Set the direction for your future! Explore all of Lehman's majors and minors, connect with faculty and staff, collect Lehman gear, and take advantage of other great opportunities. Students: RSVP to be entered into a raffle for a $100 Amazon gift card.

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Herbert H. Lehman Memorial Lecture:

Hip Hop With a Heart

Tuesday, March 26, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Former Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz, Jr. ’05 and Bronx Hip Hop Legend/Entrepreneur Fat Joe rap about how their experiences in the Bronx have kept them civically engaged and working to do more. Register now.

Click here for many more events.

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No Mas Melting Pot: Speakers Sulma Arzu-Brown, acclaimed author and Lehman alumna; Veronica Rosario, television producer at WPIX; and Jas Webb, lead technical program manager at Mastercard, met members of the audience at this week's alumni event.

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Welcome to NSS: Faculty, current students, and admissions staff were on hand as Lehman's School of Natural and Social Sciences hosted their Accepted Students Day event, which included a tour of the Science Building. (Photos by Amod Choudhary)



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