As University Scholars, you are required to attend the Common Events for your Seminars during each semester.  In Seminar 4 you may choose which Community Voices event you wish to attend, unless you are assigned one by your instructor; everyone participates in the Sophomore Forum and in the culminating Conference.  See the Macaulay Honors College web site for more information.  Please mark your calendars for these Spring 2010 events.


Date and Time Event Location
February 1


Sophomore Forum:

City of Water (film)

Followed by discussion with

Majora Carter

CUNY Graduate Center

Proshansky Auditorium

365 5th Ave.

between 34th and 35th Sts.

[N,Q,R,W,B,D,F or V to 34th St./Herald Square or #6 to 33rd St]

Various Dates

see below

Community Voices

Representatives from various grass roots community organizations meet with students to discuss their work and community involvement, activism, and service.

Macaulay Honors College

35 West 67th Street (between Columbus and Central

Park West)

[#1 to 66th St. or B or C train to 72nd St.]

March 17


Community Voices #1: Energy and Green Living

Chris Neidl (Solar One) and

Elizabeth C. Yeampierre (Uprose)

Macaulay Honors College

Lecture Hall

March 22


Community Voices #2:  Development

Lisa Kersavage (Municipal Art Society) and

Ron Shiffman (Pratt Institute)

Macaulay Honors College

Lecture Hall

April 6


Community Voices #3: Urban Agriculture/Hunger

Abby Youngblood (Just Food) and

Michael Hurwitz (Greenmarkets)

Macaulay Honors College

Lecture Hall

April 11


Community Voices # 4: Transportation/Infrastructure

Wiley Norvell (Transportation Alternatives) and

Maria Torres (New York Economic Development Corporation)

Macaulay Honors College

Lecture Hall

Sunday, May 16


Seminar 4 Conference

Students present collaborative research

Macaulay Honors College