Exploring the CCNY Neighborhood

City College is located in one of Manhattan’s most iconic districts: Hamilton Heights, which stretches between 135th and 155th, and the Hudson River and Edgecombe Avenue. Here are few attractions in the area, from the campus itself to its nearby restaurants. City College For over a hundred years, City College has defined the neighborhood’s landscape. […]

What’s Happening at CCNY This Spring

Celebrating History This month, City College is hosting events in honor of Black History Month. In the past few weeks of February, events have included a performance of “James Baldwin: Down from the Mountaintop,” lectures on the lives of Malcolm X and Bob Marley, and showings of Good Hair, Glory Road and To Sir With […]

Kofi Annan Visits City College

As Winter Storm Nemo began its descent on New York, City College students and faculty gathered welcome Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations. The event, which included a discussion and Q&A, marked the publication of Annan’s papers from his years (1997 to 2006) as Secretary-General. The Collected Papers of Kofi Annan, a five-volume […]

Coming Home to City College

This Fall’s President’s Lecture was given by Oscar Hijuelos, who delivered a speech entitled “Coming Home to City College.” Before Hijuelos took the podium, President Lisa Coico described him as a “true son of City College,” which is an appropriate title for the well-known author. In addition to being one of the college’s first SEEK […]

Who’s In Your Class?

If Blackboard and Facebook had a baby, it would probably look a lot like In Your Class, an academic social networking site for CUNY students. In Your Class was started by four CCNY students – Arber Ruci, Ari Xhelo, Fani Maksakuli and Sergey Agroskin – in 2009. After several years of development and multiple versions of the […]

Publishing News – May 2012

Edgar Award Winners Announced The Mystery Writers of America recently gave out their annual mystery genre awards, known as the Edgar Awards (named for Edgar Allen Poe, naturally). The award for Best Novel went to Gone, by British author Mo Hayder. Best First Novel, an award that has predicted success for its past winners, went […]