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Katherine Mateo '11 Wins Rosemarie Kutza O'Neill Award

July 5, 2011

The honors just keep coming for recent Lehman graduate Katherine Mateo (B.A., '11), who won a full scholarship this spring to Stanford Law School. Now, Mateo has won Lehman's 2011 Rosemarie Kutza O'Neill Award. "It's a great honor," she says.

Bronx Institute at Lehman College Scholar to Attend MIT

June 20, 2011

As she has done since her freshman year at DeWitt Clinton High School, senior Roseannie Langomas plans to spend her summer studying science, mathematics, and the humanities.

Meet the Class of 2011: Augusto Alarcon

June 16, 2011

Augusto Alarcon—a SEEK student with a double major in mass communication and social work—was president of Lehman's Chi Alpha Epsilon Honor Society chapter and plans to pursue a career in social work. His path now is certain, but that was not always the case.

Computer Modeling May Unlock Answers to Complex Problems like Heart Disease

June 14, 2011

What does the beating of your heart have to do with a computer?

Meet the Class of 2011: Physics Majors Kayan James and Janelle Lawrence Use Science to Give Back

June 13, 2011

Lehman graduating seniors Kayan James and Janelle Lawrence have always had a deep love of science.

Meet the Class of 2011: Dana Miller

June 9, 2011

Dana Miller has had a great senior year. Back in December, Miller, a psychology major from Jamaica, Queens, was one of two Lehman students to present papers—hers was on memory illusions—at the 22nd Annual Greater New York Conference on Behavioral Research.

Students Explore the Ancient World of Crete

June 8, 2011

Students pose with Lehman Professors Yuri Gorokhovich and Marie Marianetti in front of the ruins of the Palace of Knossos in Crete.

Four Students Win Summer Study Awards from the Irish Fulbright Commission

June 7, 2011

Four Lehman students must have the luck of the Irish. They've won Fulbright Awards from the Ireland—United States Commission for Educational Exchange (the "Irish Fulbright Commission") to travel to the Emerald Isle this summer to deepen their studies of the Irish language.

Meet the Class of 2011: Gina Delgado

June 6, 2011

Gina Delgado knows what it is to be challenged.

Meet the Class of 2011: Annie Tran

June 2, 2011

Although her Bensonhurst home is closer to Brooklyn College, Annie Tran decided that Lehman College—even with its three-hour daily commute—was the school for her.

Graduate Education Student at Lehman College Receives First Sheryl Chasin Memorial Award

June 1, 2011

Kathryn Menendez, who is graduating June 2 from the Lehman College master's program in counselor education/school counseling, has received the first Sheryl Chasin Memorial Award.

Meet the Class of 2011: Michael Hintze

May 31, 2011

Michael Hintze was as surprised as anyone to learn he was selected as the student speaker for this year's Commencement ceremony.

Lehman Freshman Competing in NCAA Championships

May 25, 2011

The best of the best. That's the company Lehman freshman Tobi Alli will keep this Thursday and Friday, as she competes in the 100-meter dash in the NCAA Division III 2011 Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Ohio Wesleyan University.

Lehman Student Veteran Honored for Service to Fellow Veterans and Her Community

May 25, 2011

A fourteen-year veteran of the U.S. Army, Dorcedious Davis began attending college mainly as a way to get out of the house while coping with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), which was a result of her military service.

Meet the Class of 2011: Hugh Glover

May 23, 2011

Eleven years after he retired as Chief of Investigation for the New York City Department of Health, Hugh Glover is graduating this spring from Lehman College's Adult Degree Program with a bachelor's degree in music.

Three Lehman Winners in Labor Arts Essay Contest

May 20, 2011

Lehman students Genill Reynoso, Mary Sofianos, and Jee Eun Mae are three of the winners in the Making Labor's History Visible Essay Contest, sponsored by Labor Arts, the Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation, and the City University of New York.

Lehman Athletes Take a Well-Deserved Bow

May 20, 2011

After hundreds of hours of hard work in the gym and on the playing field, Lehman's student-athletes were showered with much-deserved praise on May 17, as the Lehman Athletics Department hosted its 59th annual end-of-year awards dinner.

Meet the Class of 2011: Samsiya Ona

May 19, 2011

When Samsiya Ona returned to her South Bronx home on March 4, after an interview at a medical school, it was already 2 a.m., but she decided to check her email anyway.

Obscura Publishes Second Issue

May 19, 2011

Lehman College's literary magazine, Obscura, released its second issue this spring.

Meet the Class of 2011: Angela Ho

May 12, 2011

Colorful stories from her grandmother about growing up in China piqued Angela Ho's early interest in history, which quickly grew into a passion.

Meet the Class of 2011: Rasheda L. Simpson

May 10, 2011

Despite a two-hour commute from Rosedale in Queens to the Bronx, psychology major Rasheda L. Simpson wouldn't have attended any other school.

Meet the Class of 2011: Katherine Mateo

May 6, 2011

Lehman senior Katherine Mateo was at work—she's a private consultant in HBO's Legal Corporate Offices—when the call came in from the dean of Stanford Law School.

Paper on 'Mapping Immorality' One of Three Dozen Research Projects Displayed at Undergraduate Research/Scholarship Day May 5

May 3, 2011

"Mapping Immorality" is the title of sophomore Bushra Nagiís paper, which she plans to present at Lehmanís Third Annual Undergraduate Research/Scholarship Day on Thursday, May 5.

Lightning Star Guard Louvinia Hayes Named ECAC Second-Team Honoree

March 24, 2011

The Eastern College Athletic Conference has selected Lehman Lightning star guard Louvinia Hayes as a Second Team honoree in its 2010-11 Division III Metro Women's Basketball All-Stars program.

The Life You Can't See: Students Explore Invisible World of Microbes on Campus

January 25, 2011

Ever wonder what's living on your computer keyboard? A group of students in Professor Haiping Cheng's microbiology course conducted an experiment to determine just that, and what they found surprised them.

Developmental Disabilities Major Nelida Velez: A 2010 Women's Forum Fellow

January 7, 2011

Nelida (Nellie) Velez is a fighter. The South Bronx native and Lehman student has been fighting for the rights of the disabled for almost four decades. Her life as an advocate began with the birth of her son, Jason, in 1975. The doctors told Velez that Jason wouldn't live past the age of three because of his severe developmental disabilities.

Lehman Shines at Psychology Conference

December 17, 2010

A Lehman senior and a recent graduate both delivered presentations based on their honors projects in psychology at last month's 22nd Annual Greater New York Conference on Behavioral Research—an achievement in its own right.

Honors College Students Visit Indian Point Nuclear Facility

December 6, 2010

Lehman Distinguished Professor of Physics Dr. Eugene Chudnovsky arranged for a trip on December 2 to the Indian Point Nuclear Facility for the students in his Macaulay Honors College seminar.

Uniting for the Heroes in Our Lives

November 30, 2010

Multimedia journalism major Trent Love knows what it's like to be in combat over the holidays and away from family. A veteran of the Iraq War, Love was stationed overseas during 2002-2004 for several holiday seasons when his daughter was just an infant.

Essence Magazine Sponsors Ten Lehman Students at Conference

November 30, 2010

Essence Magazine sponsored ten Lehman female student leaders at its annual Women's Conference on November 4. The conference, held at the New York Marriott Marquis hotel, was designed to encourage and develop women's entrepreneurial goals, personal wellness, and career growth.

Three Lehman Students Capture 2010 Women's Forum Awards

November 19, 2010

This is the first in a series of profiles of three Lehman students—out of seven recipients—who won this year Women's Forum awards.

Homemade Cards by Lehman Student Battle Cancer in the Bronx

November 19, 2010

Lehman graduate student Brion Moss knew he had to do something. As a charter member of the President's Service Corps at the College, the 24-year-old—who is studying for his master's in nutrition—is required to create a project that exemplifies his commitment to public service. "Giving back to the people, that's our goal," he says.

Lehman Math Student Wins National Honor

November 1, 2010

Ann Marie Alcocer, a senior at Lehman College, won first place at the annual New Mexico Alliance for Minority Participation Student Research Conference last month.

Lehman Junior Wins a Prestigious Award…Again

September 10, 2010

Doreen Aboagye, a junior at Lehman College, was awarded the 2010 Undergraduate Award in Inorganic Chemistry from the American Chemical Society for research that could lead to longer-lasting electronics.

Senior Elected to Voting Position in NYC Chapter of National Association of Social Workers

July 20, 2010

Lehman senior Alyza Brown was recently elected as the Undergraduate Student Member-at-Large of the New York City chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).

Meet Our Graduate Students in Business (02:31) Video Icon

July 1, 2010

Rupert Pond and Alkida Shtembari discuss how Lehman's new Master of Science in Business program has enabled them to continue working, while gaining a leg up on their careers.

East Meets West, Thanks to Lehman Fulbright Scholar

July 1, 2010

When Mikaela Chase went to Nepal for six months during her junior year at Lehman College, she did not realize it would change her life.

Evauna Neville (B.A. '10), a Student-Athlete with Big Dreams

June 16, 2010

When Evauna Neville was deciding on where to go to college, Lehman was high on her list.

Ruperta Nelson (B.A., '10): From the Stage to Lehman College

June 14, 2010

Ruperta Nelson traveled a different route to college than most of her classmates.

Giving Back to the Community: Health Services Administration Grad John Molina (B.S., '10)

June 14, 2010

John Molina knows all too well the impact that health disparities have on poor, urban neighborhoods.

Community Service Comes First for Busy Health Education and Promotion Grad Loan Duong (B.S., '10)

June 11, 2010

Loan Duong gives credence to the old adage, 'If you want something done, ask a busy person.'

Christina Barbieri (B.A., '10) Finds Her Dream Within Reach at Lehman

June 9, 2010

Christina Barbieri was convinced she wanted to become a fashion designer, until she took an introductory psychology course at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Social Work Major Not Deterred by Disability (B.A., '10)

June 10, 2010

Daniel Aronoff has never let his blindness stop him from achieving his goals.

Psych Major Discovers Her Leadership Talents: Letricia Brown (B.A., '10)

June 9, 2010

Letricia Brown, who describes herself as "timid" when first enrolling at Lehman, graduated summa cum laude this spring as a confident campus leader and accomplished scholar who will pursue a master's degree in occupational therapy at New York University this fall.

Arlene Montalvo (B.A. '10) Learns a Lesson in Perseverance at Lehman

June 9, 2010

Arlene Montalvo has been attending class at Lehman College since she was 15-years-old.

Grad Continues Family Tradition of Service: Kate Rex-Kiss (M.S.W., '10)

June 9, 2010

For Kate Rex-Kiss, social work is a calling with deep familial ties.

Fourteen-Year Hiatus from College—and Then a Layoff— Didn't Deter Lehman Geology Grad Wanda Vargas (B.A. '10), Who's Now Headed for a Ph.D.

June 4, 2010

Wanda Vargas just won't quit. The Lehman geology major, who returned to college after fourteen years in the workforce and then was laid off from her job, not only earned her college degree this spring—she'll enter Cornell University's Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Ph.D. program in the fall.

Jamaican Immigrant Cornel Marlon McCalla, Jr. (B.A. '10) Hopes to Help Other Immigrants

June 2, 2010

Cornel Marlon McCalla, Jr. values only one thing more than his education—his family.

Psych Major Finds Not Just Beauty, But Opportunities (B.A., '10)

May 28, 2010

Willa Charise Ivory chose Lehman College over two other CUNY schools and had to take three trains to get here from her home in Queens.

Never Give Up, Says Jacqueline Ferrell (B.A., '10)

May 27, 2010

If there is a lesson to be learned from Jacqueline Ferrell's experience at Lehman College it's this: never give up.

Lehman Launches New Literary Magazine Obscura

May 17, 2010

After eight months of hard work, Lehman College's new literary magazine, Obscura, has made its debut.

Student Athletes Honored at Annual Awards Dinner

May 17, 2010

Lehman's student athletes were honored on May 10 at the annual Athletic Awards dinner for their participation in the 2009-2010 season.

Meet the New President's Service Corps

May 10, 2010

The first members of Lehman's new President's Service Corps were inducted into the group by President FernŠndez on April 27 as part of Civic Engagement Recognition Day.

Two Alumni Earn MFA Degrees from Actors Studio

May 10, 2010

Lehman alumni Angel Dillemuth and Dario Torres are in the same graduating class once more—this time at a highly respected master's program in drama.

Six Lehman Students Honored for Dreaming Big

April 30, 2010

Six Lehman students have won the Dream Big Foundation's essay competition. Deborah Rosado Shaw, entrepreneur and author of Dream Big! A Roadmap for Facing Life's Challenges and Creating the Life You Deserve, announced the competition during her lecture to the campus community in February.

'09 Alumna Wins Fulbright Fellowship for Research in Jamaica

April 30, 2010

There's a well-worn expression that when one door closes, another opens. For Bronx mom Nicole JeanBaptiste, that adage turned out to be not just true but almost instantaneous.

Meet Our Graduate Students in Education Video Icon

April 28, 2010

Lehman graduate students in the Division of Education discuss how their degree programs are preparing them to give back to their communities, as well as transform the lives of young people.

Philosophy Major Wins 2010 Jerome Weinstock Essay Competition

April 15, 2010

Philosophy major Nayelis Lopez has won the 2010 Jerome Weinstock Essay competition for her essay, "Should We Fear Death?"

Physics Student at Lehman College Publishes Research That May Help Boost Computer Memory

April 7, 2010

Recent research by Reem Jaafar, a physics doctoral student at Lehman College, may ultimately lead to faster computer and larger memories.

Meet Our Graduate Students in Music Video Icon

March 26, 2010

In this first installment of Meet Our Graduate Students, former professional violinist Taichi Akutsu and music teacher Heidi Chisholm discuss why they chose to pursue their graduate studies in music at Lehman and how the program has helped to bring their career goals within reach.

Congratulations to Dean's List and Presidential Scholars

February 1, 2010

Congratulations to all the students who are listed on the Dean's List and those designated as Presidential Scholars for Fall 2009.