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  • 2013-2014 Diversity Projects Development Fund
  • NBC Education Nation Summit
  • The State of Latino Studies at Medgar Evers College & CUNY
  • 2013 Puerto Rican Studies Association Biennial Symposium
  • Race and Ethnic Inequality in “Post-Racial America”
  • The LFI Director in the News
  • The Job Market and Careers in Higher Education
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  • Begins Dec 15

    Andrew Nemr: Rising to the Tap

    7:30 PMThe University

    “A masterly tapper” - The New York Times In Rising to the Tap, tap virtuoso Andrew Nemr shares episodes from his immigrant history -- his family’s departure from Lebanon in 1976, adapting to life in New Jersey, his eventual mentorship under legends Savion Glover and Gregory Hines -- and his struggles with loneliness, bullying, and cultural identity. Mixing musically explosive footwork with autobiographical storytelling, Nemr candidly reveals a unique American journey through a uniquely American dance form. Produced by Flying Carpet Theatre, directed by Adam Koplan, and performed and choreographed by Andrew Nemr, with music by Or Matias. WATCH Andrew's TEDx talk about "dancing around defined labels"> Andrew Nemr's residency at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center is part of the CUNY Dance Initiative, which receives major support from the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, the Howard Gilman Foundation, and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. Additional support is provided by the Jerome Robbins Foundation, the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, and the Harkness Foundation for Dance. CDI is spearheaded and administered by the Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College.

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  • Today Dec 15

    Queens College Orchestra

    7:30 PM - 9:00 PMQueens College

    Queens College Orchestra, Maurice Peress, Music Director Schoenberg- Survivor from Warsaw Mozart- Clarinet Concerto, William Birkbeck, soloist Bartók- Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celeste Free and open to public/$20 suggested donation accepted Email address for information requests: jane.cho@qc.cuny.edu

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  • Today Dec 15

    Barber of Seville

    7:30 PM - 10:00 PMBaruch College


    Vocal Productions presents
    Barber of Seville BUY TICKETS

    December 12-17th

    Tickets $31
    Premium Seats $51
    Baruch Faculty & Staff  $26

    Our production is a fully staged and orchestrated traditional production. Vocal Productions NYC is a Non-Profit Production Company whose mission is to provide a bridge to young artists between college and the professional arts world.

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  • Until Dec 15

    The Fabric of Cultures – Systems in the Making

    5:30 PM - 8:00 PMQueens College

    Opening Reception for the QC Art Center's fall exhibition, The Fabric of Cultures: Systems in the Making. On view from October 5 - December 15, the exhibition unites artists, designers, artisans, textile innovators, and CUNY students to consider the larger systems at play in the world of contemporary fashion. Special attention is given to the new "Made in Italy". Curated by Eugenia Paulicelli. This reception is free and open to the public. All non-QC visitors must present photo ID at the main security desk on Level 3. Email address for information requests: amanda.nocera@qc.cuny.edu

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  • Until Dec 15

    The Fabric of Cultures: Systems in the Making Exhibit

    9:00 AM - 8:00 PMQueens College

    The Fabric of Cultures: Systems in the Making brings together artists, designers, CUNY students and local communities to reflect on the art of making, craftsmanship and technology in a globalized world. The exhibition calls attention to the larger systems that influence the state of fashion, craft and aesthetics and are constantly under development, and in flux. This new branch of the Fabric of Cultures project http://fabricofcultures.qwriting.qc.cuny.edu considers the new Made in Italy within a transnational context and in conversation with other cultures and traditions. Exhibition: October 5 – December 15, 2017 M-TH, 9am – 8pm; F 9am – 5pm, when classes are in session Opening Reception: Thursday, October 12, 2017 5:30 - 8:00pm The Fabric of Cultures is part of a larger, partly digital, pedagogic and research project directed by Eugenia Paulicelli, Professor of Italian at Queens College and Director of Fashion Studies at the Graduate Center. For more information, please contact: eugenia.paulicelli@qc.cuny.edu For more information about the Queens College Art Center, please visit our new website at www.qcartcenter.org or contact amanda.nocera@qc.cuny.edu This exhibition and opening reception are free and open to the public.

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  • Until Dec 15

    EDM BFA Thesis Exhibition

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PMThe City College of New York

    BFA art student thesis exhibition

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  • Until Dec 16

    MEC Women’s Center College and Community Fall 2017 Events

    Medgar Evers College

    The Center for Women's Development at Medgar Evers College Founded in 1982 by a coalition of students, faculty, staff and community members, the Center for Women’s Development (CWD) supports the self-actualization of students by providing specialized resources needed to assist Medgar Evers College women students in their pursuit of higher education. The Center’s services and programs promote self-empowerment, self-awareness, and respect of women while encouraging them to achieve academic excellence and hone their leadership skills within a collegial environment conducive to teaching and learning.

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  • SAT Dec 16

    Roosevelt House Guided Tour

    10:00 AMHunter College

    Tours are available on Saturdays from 10am-2pm Roosevelt House Guided Tours Roosevelt House — the former double townhouse of Franklin, Eleanor and Sara Delano Roosevelt, and now owned by Hunter College — offers visitors a chance to get closer to a family as unique as the city they inhabited, and to explore the private spaces where some of the most iconic public policy of the 20th century was shaped. Tour the New York City home of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, their five children, and FDR’s mother Sara Delano Roosevelt. Front-of-House-Portrait Franklin Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt Historic-Interior Hear about Franklin’s rise to the presidency after his struggle with polio, Eleanor’s activism for civil rights and human rights, and Sara’s philanthropy.  Join us in the rooms where Eleanor gained the leadership skills to become America’s ambassador to the world and where Franklin created the New Deal to bring America out of the Great Depression.  Hear the voices of the Roosevelts and their friends and view Roosevelt memorabilia, photographs, and period documents. Enjoy the Neo-Georgian landmark designed by architect Charles A. Platt and learn how Hunter College carries on the Roosevelts’ legacies in the 21st century through research, teaching and public programs. Make a tour reservation and learn more about our tour programs below. Cost: Free, with a suggested donation of $10 for adults. Tour group Roosevelt House offers regularly scheduled, guided tours to individuals on Saturdays, and to groups on Fridays and Saturdays (see “Scheduled Tour Dates” below). Individuals

    • Individuals are invited to visit on Saturdays when drop-in tours are offered at 10:00am, noon, and 2:00pm.  Please check our open dates below to make sure that we are open on the day you would like to visit.
    • Individuals are encouraged to make a reservation using the form below to receive a confirmation of availability.
    Group Tours
    • Reservations are required for all groups of 5 or more people.  To schedule a group tour, submit the tour reservation request form, below, or email rhtours@hunter.cuny.edu.  You will receive a confirmation email for your reservation within 3 business days.
    • Additional days and times may be available on request. After-hours tours, private tours for small groups, and special theme tours can also be arranged for an additional fee.  Email rhtours@hunter.cuny.edu to inquire.
    Fees
    • Tours for individuals are free of charge, though donations are welcome.
    • Group tours cost $75 for up to 5 people and $10 per additional person. Groups will be invoiced by email following the confirmation of their reservation and must pay in advance, either by check (preferred) or online by credit card. For groups of 20 or more people, there will also be an administrative fee of $25.
    Reservation Policies
    • All tours are guided, there are no self-guided tours of Roosevelt House.
    • All group tours are subject to availability and must be booked at least two weeks in advance; tours on short notice may be accommodated schedule permitting.
    • The group tour request form is a request and is not a guaranteed reservation.  You will be contacted with 3 business days to confirm your tour request.

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  • Until Dec 16

    Design Faculty at Queens College

    11:00 AM - 7:00 PMQueens College

    This exhibition explores the vast creativity of over 20 award-winning current faculty at Queens College, including Animation, Illustration, Typography, Interaction Design, Communication Design, and Fine Art. The exhibition celebrates the variety and depth of the Design Faculty’s professional and personal creative practice and emphasizes the multifaceted nature of design in our daily experiences. The exhibition explores visual communication through printed and digital design; interactive digital and sculptural installations; seriality and the self; and cross-disciplinary inquiry. This exhibition features works by: Elliot Cowan, Andrew DeRosa, Minsun Eo, Dustin Grella, Peter Hamlin, Sam Kalda, Diane Karol, Amelia Marzec, Jesse Moretti, Yisun Rho, Cecelia Ruiz, Alana Salcer, Emily Tenzer Santoro, Liz Sayles, Susan Shaw, Jeremy Sie, Ryan Smith, Ramon Tejada,   Kathryn Weinstein, Matthew Thurber, Emily Waters, David Whitcraft, Danne Woo, Daniel Zender. Opening Reception: Wednesday, September 13, 5-7 pm MUSEUM HOURS: Monday–Thursday: 11am–7pm Saturday: 11am–5pm

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  • SAT Dec 16

    Queens College Choral Society 77th Annual Winter Concert

    8:00 PM - 10:00 PMQueens College

    Queens College Choral Society 77th Annual Winter Concert Mozart’s Requiem 1001 Voices: A Symphony for a New America Music by Frank London; Libretto by Judith Sloan; Visuals by Warren Lehrer Mozart's Requiem is a timeless masterpiece. 1001 Voices (composed in 2012) is a remarkably powerful work that features music, spoken word and visual projections, celebrating America's diversity and projecting a renewed vision of hope for the future. Tickets ($20, $5 with valid QCID) are available online at www.kupferbergcenter.org, or by calling the Kupferberg Center Box Office at 718-793-8080. Group discounts are also available for area high schools and senior centers. For more information on group discounts contact Emily John at ejharpist@gmail.com. Email address for information requests: jmsjhn@aol.com

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Mon Aug 2

Transfer New Student Orientation

2:00 PM – 5:00 PMLehman College

The Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Community Engagement and New Student Programs would like to congratulate our newly admitted students. We are pleased that you have chosen to become a part of the Lehman community, and look forward to

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