The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, along with several Harlem-based organizations, has announced plans to host the Second Annual National Urban Health Conference, a four-day event taking place from February 23-25,2012.
The theme of this year’s conference is urban ecology and its impact on our communities, with a focus on improving the health of urban ecosystems through research, education, family, and community action. Continue reading
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Congressman Charles Rangel will be hosting the Rangel Career Fair on November 14, 2011, at The City College of New York (The Great Hall of Shepard Hall, W 138th Street & Convent Avenue). Congressman Rangel is working with various employers and non-profit organizations to get his constituents back to work. This is part of his continued effort to spur economic recovery in the Manhattan Congressional District.
“My top priority is jobs, jobs, jobs,” said Rangel. “People in our District and across our country want jobs and they want them now. President Obama has recently asked all of us to help alleviate the pain of those who have lost their jobs and confidence in the American Dream. I sincerely hope that many people would participate in this important event so we as a community can put our people back to work.” Continue reading
Eliot Spitzer, the disgraced former governor of New York, has a teaching position at City College.
Mr. Spitzer, who resigned in a prostitution scandal in March 2008, is an adjunct professor in the political science department.
The City College of New York is making strides in its efforts to become a research university.
Spurred by new programs related to cancer and nanoscience, funding for research at the university increased 21.5% to $55.2 million for the 2008-09 year fiscal year.
Architect George Post’s neo-gothic confection at Harlem’s City College “would be almost impossible to conceive of today,” says architect Carl Stein, who recently completed a two-decade restoration that uses modern technology..
…and materials while remaining faithful to Post’s artistic vision. The University celebrated the centennial of Post’s collection of buildings in 2007.
West Harlem Group Assistance, Inc. (WHGA) recently held its 10th annual awards ceremony at The City College of New York and presented the following honors:
Maurice Coleman, Senior Vice President and Marketing Manager, Bank of America received the Community Service Bankers Award.
Janice Huff, Meteorologist, WNBC-4, received the Community Service Award.
Bill Perkins (far left in photo), New York State Senator, 30th District, New York, received the Community Leadership Award. Continue reading