Year in Photos, 2008-2009
'Viñoly in the Bronx' was a featured exhibit in the Lehman Art Gallery.
'Medea,' with deaf actor Ryan Grant in the lead role, was one of four plays produced by the Theatre Program.
Musician and composer Michael Bacon ('95, B.A.) was a featured guest on Professor William Hoffman's 'Conversations' series.
Lehman broke ground on the first new building In CUNY's 'Decade of Science.'
Michael Bacon (right), performing with his brother Kevin, was one of two honorees at the Lehman Leadership Gala. The event also honored Al Carey, president and CEO of Frito-Lay.
In recognition of the College's fortieth anniversary, fifteen black-and-white photographs highlighting the history of Lehman and the Bronx were installed in various campus locations.
CUNY's Task Force on Sustainability recognized Lehman's long-standing commitment to the environment with a 2008 Sustainability Award.
"Inside Lehman IX," produced by the Department of Journalism, Communication, and Theatre, was nominated for an Emmy Award.
Lehman was named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service to America's communities for efforts like this clean-up project at the Gansevoort Peninsula.
U.S. News & World Report rated the High School of American Studies at Lehman College #1 in the Bronx, #2 in New York City and New York State, and #29 in the nation.
Members of the Alumni Board of Directors celebrate Lehman's 40th Anniversary Alumni Reunion, held at Marina del Rey in the Bronx, on May 28
Noted documentary photographer Frank Espada (l.) was honored at Lehman's Convocation. Speaking at the event was alumnus Carlos Ortiz (r.), vice president and general counsel of Goya Foods.
The Center for Urban Male Leadership at Lehman hosted the first of its new "Speaker Series" with Bronx D.A. Robert T. Johnson.
Steve Mirsky '85, science editor of Scientific American, delivered Lehman's 29th annual Sweeny Memorial Lecture.
New York Times managing editor Jill Abramson delivered the 40th Annual Lehman Lecture.
Dr. Lewis R. Gordon ('84, B.A.), Laura H. Carnell Professor of Philosophy at Temple University, delivered the keynote address at Lehman's annual Phi Beta Kappa induction.
Sophomore Justin Simmons was selected this year as one of only four Kenan Scholars in CUNY's Macaulay Honors College.
Lehman senior Blanca Cambi was one of nine students nationwide to receive Vanguard's 2008 Women in Information Technology Scholarship Award.
Three Lehman students—Jo-Ann Winter, Dennis Kim, and Keith Lewis—were selected to participate in CUNY's new Leadership Academy.
Lehman sophomore Jocelyne Jeannot and freshman Sushanta Singha were named Jeannette K. Watson Fellows.
Professor Terry Towery (Art) received an Honorable Mention in Center's 2008 Excellence in Photographic Teaching competition.
Lehman Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Professor William M. Hoffman received an ASCAPLUS Award for the sixth consecutive year.
Lehman Sociology Professor David Lavin (l.) and CUNY Graduate Center Sociology Professor Paul Attewell received the American Educational Research Association's Book of the Year award.
Distinguished Professor of Music John Corigliano won another Grammy Award for Best Classical Contemporary Composition.
CUNY-TV won an Emmy Award in the Magazine Program category for its series Nueva York, which Professor Patricio Lerzundi (chair, Journalism, Communication, and Theatre) co-hosts.
President Fernández addresses the Class of 2009.
CUNY Senior Vice Chancellor Jay Hershenson
CUNY Trustee Carol Robles-Roman
Congressman Anthony Weiner
Former Tuskegee Airman William M. Wheeler was awarded an Honorary Degree.
Congressman José E. Serrano
NYC Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr.
Bronx Borough President Rubén Diaz, Jr.
Student Speaker Yolanda Alvarez
Teacher of the Year, Professor Terrence Cheng (English)
Adjunct Teacher of the Year Professor Vevekanand "Vic" Madho (Counseling, Leadership, Literacy, and Special Education)
Commencement Speaker Hon. Lorraine Cortés-Vásquez
Dr. Marion Somers ('80, M.A.) received the Alumni Achievement award.
Rabbi Dr. Jonathan I. Rosenblatt
Grand Marshall Professor Anne Rothstein (Early Childhood & Childhood Education) and Provost Mary Papazian lead the faculty procession.