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Office of the Provost's email digest: February 27, 2018
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Lecture: Latinx Media in the Trump Era Lecture: Latinx Media in the Trump Era
Friday, March 2, 10:00AM-11:30AM, Recital Hall (Music Building 306)
A lecture by Cynthia Hudson, Senior Vice President and General Manager of CNN en Español. Sponsored by the Department of Latin American, Latino, and Puerto Rican Studies Lecture Series. For more information, contact Professor Mila Burns.
International Women & Peace Speaker Series International Women & Peace Speaker Series
Wednesday March 7th, Lovinger Theater
The next talk in the International Student and Scholar Office’s speaker series will feature Zama Neff, Executive Director of the Children’s Rights Division of Human Rights Watch, and a screening of What Tomorrow Brings, a film profiling the first school for girls in Afghanistan.
  • 1:00 p.m. Reception
  • 1:45 p.m. Program
New eDigest submission guidelines New! e-Digest Submission Guidelines
Are you now, or have you ever been … interested in submitting an item to the Provost’s e-Digest? Do you already submit content for publication? We now have new guidelines in place to streamline the process. Please see this guide for detailed information on how to submit content going forward.
38th Annual Arthur Sweeny Memorial Lecture & Dinner Revised Schedule! 38th Annual Arthur Sweeny, Jr. Memorial Lecture & Dinner
March 16th, 2018
This year's speaker is Robert J. Lefkowitz, 2012 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry.
  • 1:30 p.m.: Sweeny Lecture
    Recital Hall, Music Building, Room 306
  • 2:30 p.m.: Awards Ceremony
    Recital Hall, Music Building, Room 306
  • 3:00 p.m.: Alumni Reception
    Art Gallery, Fine Arts Building
  • 4:15 p.m.: Alumni Panel Discussion
    Recital Hall, Music Building, Room 306
  • 5:00 p.m.: Reception & Dinner
    Music Building, Room 330, (by reservation)

Contact Sharif Elhakem at 718 760-8347 or Sharif Elhakem for more information and to RSVP.
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Black History Month Closing Event
You are 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. More information.
Recap: ACE Meet & Greet
The meeting of the American Council of Education (ACE) Women’s Network on February 13th was an exciting afternoon of conversation, shared ideas, and camaraderie among professional women from across Lehman College. Attendees included faculty, staff, and senior administrators—including the Provost. Interested in learning more about the ACE Women’s Network? Visit the website.
Instructional Support Services Program (ISSP)
ISSP offers a range of workshops that may benefit your students, as well as tutoring and supplemental instruction. Please tell your students about learning opportunities through ISSP.
Student Scholars Conference Call for Abstracts
Encourage your students to showcase their work at the 10th Annual Student Scholars Conference on April 23rd. Abstracts are due March 28th. More information on the conference and how to submit
Graduate School Advisement
Are any of your students interested or planning to attend graduate school? The Office of Pre-Graduate School Advising is offering advising hours as well as a workshop on interviewing (March 21st).
Art Department Visiting Artist Lecture Series
Lectures by Scherezade Garcia on March 7th, Emily Mae Smith on April 18th; and Jordan Casteel on May 2nd. All lectures begin at 5 p.m. in the Art Gallery and are open to the public. See the full lecture schedule.
Leonard Lief Library Presents: Landscape of the Body: A Reading and Discussion,
with poetry by Robert Farrell and Salita S. Bryant. Wednesday, March 28th, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., Library - Treehouse Conference Room 317. RSVP by March 26th. Information: Alison Lehner-quam, 718-960-7756. Light refreshments will be served.
Assessment Workshops
The Office of Institutional Research, Planning & Assessment is offering three workshops geared toward non-academic and academic support units of the college. More information on workshops.
The Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs is the College's chief academic officer and senior member of the Cabinet. The Provost is responsible for all educational programs, as well as for academic issues that relate to the faculty, including appointments, promotions, and evaluations. She also is responsible for preparing accreditation reviews, strategic planning, and the review of division and departmental budgets. Questions? Email edigest.provost@lehman.cuny.edu or call 718-960-8222.