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NEC joins Columbia University-led National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for Smart Streetscapes (CS3)

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Thursday, February 1, 2024

TOKYO, Feb 1, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has concluded a membership agreement with the U.S.-based National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for Smart Streetscapes (CS3), a Columbia University-led initiative supporting the development of a rich ecosystem of streetscape applications.

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  • TOKYO, Feb 1, 2024 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) has concluded a membership agreement with the U.S.-based National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center for Smart Streetscapes (CS3), a Columbia University-led initiative supporting the development of a rich ecosystem of streetscape applications.
  • NEC and CS3 will continue to address Smart Streetscape challenges through collaboration with diverse organizations, contributing to the future of research and innovation.
  • (*) NFS: The U.S. National Science Foundation advances fundamental research in all fields of science and engineering.
  • NSF supports research and people by providing facilities, instruments and funding to support their ingenuity and sustain the U.S. as a global leader in research and innovation.

A New UX for Lehman Design Students

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Friday, January 12, 2024

It was developed in collaboration with Diversify by Design (DxD), an initiative to boost minority representation in the design field.

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  • It was developed in collaboration with Diversify by Design (DxD), an initiative to boost minority representation in the design field.
  • Students learned the basics of user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design while working to revamp Delta Dental's website.
  • DxD recruits industry partners and builds connections with academic institutions, creating the framework for courses like "Design: UI/UX" that can transform both design education and, ultimately, the profession.
  • Collaborating with design professionals and a corporate client within a course was a transformative experience for students.

JOIN US FOR THE CELEBRATION!

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Friday, September 29, 2023

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW) is pleased to welcome one and all to a celebration of Petrona de la Cruz (Mexico), winner of the 2023 Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award (GCITA) and her sister nominees. The Ceremony is sponsored by the CUNY Institute for Mexican Studies and takes place at the Lovinger Theater at Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park Blvd West, Bronx, NY. Doors open at 6:30pm; the program starts at 7:00pm. Register to attend http://theatre-women.ticketleap.com/2023-gildercoigney/

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  • A video will introduce all of the 18 nominees to attendees.
  • The triennial award has previously been given to Odile Gakire Katese (Rwanda), Patricia Ariza (Colombia), Adelheid Roosen (The Netherlands) and Hanane Hajj Ali (Lebanon).
  • In addition to writing and performing, Cruz currently serves as a Congresswoman for the State of Chiapas local Congress for the 2021-2024 term.
  • FOR MORE INFORMATION on the GCITA Program, contact Linda Chapman and Joan D. Firestone, Co-Directors
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Montefiore Einstein Comprehensive Cancer Center Awarded Comprehensive Designation from the National Cancer Institute

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Tuesday, September 12, 2023

BRONX, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The newly renamed Montefiore Einstein Comprehensive Cancer Center (MECCC) has been awarded comprehensive designation by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health, the ultimate standard achieved by only 55 other NCI cancer centers in the U.S. Through NCI's peer-review process, MECCC was nationally recognized for its paradigm-shifting, practice-changing, policy-impacting cancer-focused science. As a result, MECCC was awarded a five-year, $20 million Cancer Center Support Grant to advance the translation of novel cancer research into new treatments, new screening and diagnostic tools, and equitable access to care throughout the Bronx, Westchester county, and the lower Hudson Valley.

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  • Transformational Impact for Cancer Research, Clinical Care, and Models for Health Equity in the Bronx and Nationwide
    BRONX, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The newly renamed Montefiore Einstein Comprehensive Cancer Center (MECCC) has been awarded comprehensive designation by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health, the ultimate standard achieved by only 55 other NCI cancer centers in the U.S.
  • "We are deeply honored to be recognized for the unique and special contributions of our cancer center in the NCI's portfolio of comprehensive cancer centers," said Edward Chu, M.D., M.M.S.
  • , director of MECCC, Carol and Roger Einiger Professor of Cancer Medicine and professor of oncology, medicine, and molecular pharmacology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine , and vice-president of cancer medicine at Montefiore Medicine.
  • "We are proud of the entire team at the cancer center," said Philip O. Ozuah, M.D., Ph.D. , president and CEO of Montefiore Medicine, the umbrella organization for Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System .

Washington Monthly Releases 2023 Ranking of Colleges that Best Serve Nonwealthy Students and the Country as More Schools Abandon U.S. News

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Monday, August 28, 2023

California State University, Fresno, #26 on the Monthly’s rankings—ahead of Dartmouth, Brown, and the University of Chicago—is #250 on U.S. News’s.

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  • California State University, Fresno, #26 on the Monthly’s rankings—ahead of Dartmouth, Brown, and the University of Chicago—is #250 on U.S. News’s.
  • Governors State University in Illinois, #2 on the Monthly’s Best Bang for the Buck Midwest Colleges list, is #127 on U.S. News’s Regional Universities Midwest ranking.
  • CUNY Lehman College, #5 on the Monthly’s Best Bang for the Buck Northeast Colleges ranking, is #81 on U.S. News’s Regional Universities North list.
  • Grambling State University, a Louisiana HBCU, is #10 on the Monthly’s Best Bang for the Buck Southern Colleges ranking but #99 among U.S. News’s Southern Universities.

The League of Professional Theatre Women is pleased to announce Partnerships and Panels for the 2023 Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award October 9th - 15th, 2023

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Thursday, July 20, 2023

NEW YORK, July 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Excitement is building for the 5th Gilder-Coigney International Theatre Award Program (GCITA), presented by the League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW).

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  • NEW YORK, July 20, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Excitement is building for the 5th Gilder-Coigney International Theatre Award Program (GCITA), presented by the League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW).
  • Appropriately named to honor the memory of two exceptional women artists often referred to as "global catalytic forces", program activities are scheduled to take place October 9th - 13th, 2023.
  • Topics will address the many ways in which women around the world are using theatre as an agent of change.
  • The LPTW Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award was established in 2011 in honor of Rosamond Gilder and Martha Coigney, two legendary theatre women whose work on the international stage proved that theatre knows no international boundaries.

Oyate Group Celebrates Three Years of Community Leadership with Expansion of Community-Based Programs and Staff

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Thursday, June 15, 2023

NEW YORK, June 15, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Oyate Group, a nonprofit organization on a mission to alleviate poverty by creating sustainable and holistic solutions that empower underserved communities all across New York City, is celebrating three years of service to The Bronx, Harlem, Washington Heights and Brooklyn by expanding its community and youth development programs with the help of two new team members and community leaders, Augustina Warton and Alex Reyes.

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  • They bring a level of passion, civic engagement and experience that will create strides for the organization and bolster our programs across New York City's boroughs.
  • Alex Reyes, a community organizer, leader and advocate for affordable housing and a path to citizenship for undocumented families, will serve Oyate Group as its program coordinator.
  • Three years on, Oyate Group is now expanding its Beyond Rising Internship Program and Brandon Hendricks Scholarship .
  • Media interested in learning more about Oyate Group and its programs should contact Emiliano Garcia at mailto: [email protected] [email protected] or (917) 446-7571.

Einstein, Montefiore, and Lehman College Launch New M.S. Program in Biological Sciences

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Thursday, May 4, 2023

BRONX, N.Y., May 4, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System have announced a collaboration with Lehman College of the City University of New York (CUNY) to launch the Einstein Discover Research Program .

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  • BRONX, N.Y., May 4, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System have announced a collaboration with Lehman College of the City University of New York (CUNY) to launch the Einstein Discover Research Program .
  • The Discover Program immerses students in research, incorporating them into laboratory teams with National Institutes of Health-funded investigators, postgraduate fellows, Ph.D. students, and lab technicians.
  • CUNY Lehman College, a Bronx-based, minority-serving institution, currently offers a Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • Current and incoming students at Lehman College may apply to the program.

University of North Florida and Humana Expand Meals on Wings Program to Address Food Insecurity Among Older Adults

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Wednesday, April 19, 2023

The Meals on Wings program addresses food and nutrition insecurity among older adults and provides a solution to the ongoing hunger problem.

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  • The Meals on Wings program addresses food and nutrition insecurity among older adults and provides a solution to the ongoing hunger problem.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230419005329/en/
    University of North Florida student volunteers and faculty prepare food for the Meals on Wings program, supported by Humana.
  • Meals on Wings uses student volunteers to recover food, prepare the meals and deliver them to homebound older adults.
  • Meals on Wings aims to address the nation’s hunger problem by getting food assistance to more older adults through program expansion.

CAE Names Michael Woods Vice President of Business Development

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Monday, November 28, 2022

“We are thrilled to welcome Mike Woods, a successful business development executive whose professional focus is deeply aligned with CAE’s mission to improve student academic and career outcomes,” said Yayac. “With an exceptional reputation for building strong client relationships, Mike’s assessment expertise and proven history of results will greatly benefit the organization -- and the students we serve -- for years to come.”

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  • NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Council for Aid to Education, Inc. (CAE), a nonprofit developer of assessments that measure students essential academic and career skills, today announced the appointment of Michael Woods as vice president, business development.
  • Woods brings experience in high-stakes assessment, educational technology, operations and business development to CAE, with a strong focus on cultivating key strategic connections across the assessment industry.
  • CAE is recognized as a leader in the development of performance-based assessment and I am proud to join the team, said Woods.
  • Woods most recently served as senior vice president, business development and sales operations at Questar.