- “It’s a win-win situation for everyone,” explains Eva Sofianos, a Lehman alumna from '04, '06 and IBM IT Specialist, who co-ran the summer pilot program. “Here are businesses in need of IT solutions and students in need of opportunities to build their experience. The training this program provides is rigorous, but at the end the students are ready to move to the next level in their careers.” New Innovation Lab at Lehman Grooms IT Professionals, Businesses.
- Dr. Moira Sauane, who teaches in the Department of Biological Sciences at Lehman College, has received a four-year, $1 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to support her groundbreaking research. Her work is focused on understanding how different proteins behave at the cellular and molecular level for the purpose of developing cancer therapies that kill cancerous tumors, while sparing healthy cells. National Cancer Institute Awards $1 Million Grant to Biology Professor for Killing Cancer Research.
- Joel Phillip, a former Olympian who participated in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, is Lehman’s newest men’s and women’s track/field and cross country head coach. Former Olympian Joel Phillip Named Lehman Track Coach.
- “Best of the Bronx,” a series of one minute videos promoting the borough that Lehman College calls home has won an Emmy Award in the Best Public Service Announcement category. “Best of the Bronx” Wins an Emmy.
- Even after the new Bronx Children’s Museum opens on the Harlem River in 2017, Natalie Collette Wood, 33, the program director, will continue to share her peripatetic exhibits and mural-making aboard the organization’s traveling bus. Lehman Alumna Natalie Collette Wood Featured in NYT’s Sunday Routine.
- Underneath the setting sun and emerging moon, families and friends from the surrounding community gathered on the Lehman quad for a screening of the 1985 adventure classic The Goonies on July 18. Despite a rocky start—the screen fell down at one point and the power failed, leading to a very late start —all who attended deemed the night a success. Goonies Movie Screening Draws Big Crowd.
- The Bronx Institute at Lehman College has been keeping busy, having recently coordinated two important events showcasing some of the organization’s best and brightest. Bronx School Children Get a Lesson in Economics, STEM Fields.
- Lehman College is one of sixteen colleges and universities nationwide to receive study abroad scholarships from the Institute of International Education (IIE). New Scholarships to Aid Students Studying Abroad.
- A typical day for Peace Officer Elizabeth Ventura at the High School of American Studies at Lehman College begins with securing the building for the students and staff, and then checking in visitors throughout the day. Lehman Peace Officer Awarded UFT Appreciation Award.
- Dr. Eleanore T. Wurtzel of Lehman College’s Biological Sciences Department and the Graduate Center, CUNY is on a mission to develop plants that are rich in provitamin A carotenoids, an ingredient critical to the elimination of Vitamin A deficiency around the world. Researchers at Lehman College discover missing link needed for solving global vitamin A deficiency.
- Professor Penny Prince of the Music Department is the recipient of a 2015 BRIO (Bronx Recognizes Its Own) award for music composition. More Honors and Awards for Music Prof. Penny Prince.
- President Barack Obama visited Lehman College today to announce the formation of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, a new independent nonprofit foundation that aims to address opportunity gaps among minority boys and young men. President Obama Launches Major New Initiative at Lehman College.