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Office of the Provost's email digest: February 13, 2018
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Celebrating Black History Month at Lehman Celebrating Black History Month at Lehman
Consider including Lehman’s Black History Month events on your syllabus, offering extra credit and/or bringing your classes to attend them. You are especially encouraged to join the campus community for "Resistance Between Walls and Borders,” a day-long program with movies, panels, guest speakers, activists, and Lehman faculty on Wednesday, February 28th.
Mobility and Performance of Women in C-Suite Women's Studies Program Lecture
February 21st, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m., Carman Hall (Rm. 221)
The Women’s Studies Program presents its first spring lecture, "Mobility and Performance of Women in C-Suite," featuring Chair Dene Hurley and Professor Amod Choudhary of the Economics & Business Department.
Concert in Honor of John Corigliano's 80th Birthday Concert in Honor of John Corigliano's 80th Birthday
Thursday, February 22, 7:00 p.m., Music Building Hearth Room (Rm. 330)
Tickets for this fundraising event are priced at $50, $25, and $10 for CUNY students with ID. (Free admission for Lehman students.) Proceeds will support the John Corigliano Scholarship Fund.
Activism in Academia Activism in Academia
Friday, February 23th
An interdisciplinary, day-long symposium discussing the value of political and apolitical work--in our classrooms, on our campuses, and in our scholarship--as it relates to activism within underrepresented communities.
Faculty Publications & Accomplishments Faculty Publications & Accomplishments
Robyn C. Spencer, Associate Professor of History, was recently awarded the American Council of Learned Societies’ Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship. In the 2020-2021 academic year she will be in residence at the Institute for Advanced Study to complete her second book, "To Build the World Anew: Black Liberation Politics and the Movement against the Vietnam War." Congratulations Professor Spencer!
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Lehman Team Featured on the Federal Reserve Bank of NY Website
Last November students from Lehman won the Maiden Lane Division of the College Fed Challenge for the second time in three years. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York now features the winning team on its website, providing great exposure for Lehman.
New Verification of Enrollment Rules!
Every semester federal regulations require us to verify that students are attending class or engaging in other academic activities. If the college does not verify attendance/enrollment, then students risk losing their financial aid. Verification of Enrollment (VOE) rosters will be available on February 20th. Please complete and submit VOE rosters by March 2nd.
2018 Bronx Ed-Tech Showcase Submission Deadline: February 20th, 2018
This year’s conference on April 17th—“Igniting Innovation: Literacy, Access and Learning”— will highlight cross-community, cross-campus and cross-disciplinary work. Activities that feature collaboration, pedagogical innovation, and creative uses of technology are ideal. If you would enjoy guiding discussions and sharing ideas that can assist in leading, innovating, and representing change, please apply!
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