Laura Westengard (English) and Coordinator of the Gender & Sexuality Studies Academic Minor has been awarded a $40,000 grant by CUNY’s LGBTQIA+ Consortium to serve City Tech’s LGBTQIA+ students, faculty, and staff. Additional support for this grant was provided by LaGuardia Community College and the New York City Council LGBT and Queer Caucus. Read more ….
Parvaneh Pourshariati is one of the main scholars featured in a newly-released documentary telling the story of Derbent
Parvaneh Pourshariati (Social Science), Professor of History, is one of the main scholars featured in a newly-released documentary telling the story of Derbent, a 6th-century Persian fortress with a tumultuous past. Read more . . ….
Rebecca Devers Mazumdar was named as City Tech’s 2022 – 2023 Teacher Recognition Awardee
Rebecca Devers Mazumdar (English) was named as City Tech’s 2022 – 2023 Teacher Recognition Awardee at a ceremony and dinner in her honor in the Janet Lefler dining room on December 5th….
Carlo Alvaro recently published a paper on cultured meat in Nature, a British peer-reviewed scientific journal.
Carlo Alvaro (Social Science), Adjunct Associate Professor of Philosophy, recently published a paper on cultured meat in Nature, a British peer-reviewed scientific journal. The paper, titled “A virtue-ethical approach to cultured meat,” discusses how the benefits of cultured meat fail to track our moral intuitions because they are focused on the practical aspect of cultured…
Lubie G. Alatriste gave a talk in December at the invitation of TESOL International Association
Professor of English, Lubie G. Alatriste, gave a talk in December at the invitation of TESOL International Association under their Expert Series on the use of online resources in teaching college second language writers. This event was broadcast internationally with a large global audience. Read more. . ….
Peter Spellane has recently published Chemical and Petroleum Industries at Newtown Creek (Springer, 2022)
Peter Spellane (Chemistry) has recently published Chemical and Petroleum Industries at Newtown Creek (Springer, 2022), an informative book blending history, science, and commerce along New York’s 19th-century waterfront. Spellane’s study draws on period documents he found in collections at the New York Public Library, the Brooklyn Historical Society, the Cooper Union Library, the New-York Historical…
Nazanin Munroe curated an exhibition at the College’s Ursula C. Schwerin Library, “Fate, Love and Divinity: Silks for the Sufi”
City Tech Director of Textile Technology and Assistant Professor of Business & Technology of Fashion, curated an exhibition at the College’s Ursula C. Schwerin Library, “Fate, Love and Divinity: Silks for the Sufi” (closed February 1, 2023). The solo exhibition looked at clothing as a way to express inner beliefs based on concepts from Sufism…
Robin Michals participated in a gallery talk and group exhibition, In the Wake
In the Wake, (closed January 31) at the virtual Doris C. and Alan J. Freedman Gallery. Curated by photographer Stanley Greenberg to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Sandy and the first anniversary of Hurricane Ida, the show reminds us of the complexity, urgency, and promise of the climate challenge facing our city. The exhibition features photographs by Bryan…
Matthew Stanton has joined the City Tech Office of Communications as Communications Manager.
He comes to City Tech with wide-ranging experience in online, broadcast, and print journalism, content strategy, digital and multimedia communications, and user engagement. We are excited to welcome Matthew into this important role….
Tasha Rhodes has been appointed Interim Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management
We know we are in good hands and wish her all the best for her transition and new role at the college….