- On Friday, May 2, 2014, along with Puerto Rico’s Pro-Arte Musical, the Lehman College Foundation will co-host the Harlem Quartet at San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Center for the Performing Arts in Santurce. “Jazz for Lehman College” was established to raise funds for scholarships of the City University of New York. Located in the North Bronx, [...] Jazz for Lehman College: The Harlem Quartet at San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Center for the Performing Arts.
- Lehman College announced today the sudden passing of Dr. Barbara Jacobson, assistant professor in the Department of Sociology. She was 74. Dr. Jacobson's research focused on education and social mobility. In Memoriam: Dr. Barbara Jacobson, Professor of Sociology: 1939 – 2014.
- Axis Construction, construction manager and contractor for the center, won Modular Building Institute’s first place Award of Distinction in the permanent modular education category for buildings over 10,000 square feet. Child Care Center Wins International Recognition for Design and Construction.
- Ms. Rivera, alumna and founder of Consultiva Internacional, Inc., was named to WealthManagement.com’s Top Ten Women-Owned RIAs list. Lehman College Foundation Chair Myrna Rivera Recognized by WealthManagement.com.
- Lehman College celebrated World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 by lighting up the historic Music Building. “Light It Up Blue” is a global campaign to shine a light on autism. Lehman College joined iconic landmarks around the world, including New York City’s Empire State Building, in commemoration of the United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Awareness [...] Light It Up Blue: Music Building Among International Landmarks to Mark World Autism Awareness Day.
- On Thursday, April 24, Lehman College will award Michael Bacon, John Corigliano, Pregones Theater, and Esmeralda Santiago for their contributions and commitment to improving the cultural life of the Bronx. The Dean’s Award: School of Arts and Humanities Honors Our Artists and Celebrates the Bronx.
- “May you live in interesting times…” Believed to have originated centuries ago as a Chinese proverb, this saying certainly applies to us here in the 21st century. These times include a revolution in higher education – a call to arms – with the epicenter in the United States. And Lehman College is preparing to meet [...] A Letter from the President: Advancing the Vision, Affirming Our Values.
- At Lehman, some 45 to 50 students participate in an international experience through the College’s Study Abroad Program each year. The goal is to double that number by the end of the five-year initiative. In the coming weeks and months, the College will devise new strategies to attract students to the program, including the addition of a “study abroad” category under scholarships for donor contributions. Opening Young Eyes to New Cultures: New Initiative Will Encourage Study Abroad.
- To ease the housing burden on students, Lehman College has been awarded a grant by the LCU Fund for Women’s Education. For the second year in a row, the $75,000 award will assist promising women students studying for careers in education, health care, social work, criminal justice, public administration, international development, and the arts. Making the Rent: Grant Eases the Burden of NYC Housing Costs for Students at Lehman College.
- In a celebration of Women's History Month, Lehman College presents the groundbreaking photographs of Beryl Goldberg, on display throughout March in Leonard Lief Library. Three Families, Three Decades: Beryl Goldberg’s Portraits from Burkino Faso, West Africa on Exhibit at Leonard Lief Library.
- For her research, Vélez wanted to see whether acidity or salinity had any effect on the germination of seeds in crop plants. Second Annual Bronx SciFest Shines Light on Research.
- James earned a psychology degree from Lehman and is the first African-American woman to be elected to citywide office. NYC Public Advocate Letitia James ’82 to Deliver Lehman College Commencement Address.