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York College celebrates 54th Commencement, welcomes class of 2024 as CUNY alumni

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Jun. 11, 2024 By Anthony Medina The York College Class of 2024 celebrated their academic success as the latest CUNY alums to join the ranks on Thursday, May 30, marking the institution’s historic 54th Commencement Ceremony. Approximately 1,1,041 students flocked to the UBS Arena on Long Island in their full academic regalia with family, friends,…
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York College to host science and career expo for grades 5-11 this weekend

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Mar. 18, 2024 By Athena Dawson York College, located on Guy R Brewer Boulevard in Jamaica, will host the Lewis Latimer Science and Career Expo this weekend. The expo, slated for Saturday, March 23, will expose kids in grades 5-11 to an array of science and career opportunities. Students can expect a day filled with…
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JFK Terminal 8 Partners teams with York College on inaugural student airport bridge program


Dec. 28, 2023 By Bill Parry As part of its commitment to fostering opportunities for local and disadvantaged communities, JFK T8 Innovation Partners is collaborating with social impact platform Project Destined and York College in Jamaica on a program that offers work-based learning, mentorship and career development opportunities to undergraduate students across Southeast Queens as…
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CUNY appoints interim president at York College to succeed Dr. Berenecea Johnson Eanes next month

Dr. Claudia V. Schrader was appointed as interim president at York College to succeed Dr. Berenecea Johnson Eanes who will become president at Cal State LA.

Dec. 19, 2023 By Bill Parry City University of New York Chancellor Félix V. Matos Rodríguez announced the appointment of Dr. Claudia V. Schrader to serve as interim president of York College in Jamaica to succeed Dr. Bernecea Johnson Eanes, who will be stepping down to become president of Cal State Los Angeles. Dr. Schrader has served as president of Kingsborough Community College since September 2018 and has held leadership roles in three CUNY schools and worked more than 20 years in the system. Her appointment will be effective Jan, 8, 2024, pending approval of the CUNY Board of Trustees….
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Port Authority collaborates with York College on new academy as part of $19B redevelopment of JFK Airport


Oct. 31, 2023 By Bill Parry The Port Authority recently announced an agreement with York College in Jamaica and CUNY to launch an Aviation and Aerospace Academy as part of the $19 billion redevelopment of John F. Kennedy International Airport. The initiative will provide an aviation-focused weekend and summer education and enrichment program in science,…
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York College breaks ground on first NCAA track and field in southeast Queens

Jun. 28, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed York College students and elected officials broke ground on the first National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) level track and field that will serve both students and the southeast Queens community.  York College President Berenecea Johnson Eanes was joined by CUNY Chancellor Felix Matos Rodgriuez, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards,…
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York College receives more than $1 million in funding for environmental research in southeast Queens

Mar. 10, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed York College has received more than $1 million in funding from Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to examine the environmental and health effects of climate change in southeast Queens.  The $1,344,622 grant awarded to York College is provided as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Cumulative Health Impacts at…
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