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Student Success 2020-2021

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Fellowships

  • The Fulbright Program was suspended worldwide in March 2020.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Awards

  • Destiny Salgado, B.F.A., Computer Graphic Imaging
    Country: Kyoto, Japan (manga/animation)

CUNY Awards

(None this year.)

Honors Convocation Awards

(None this year.)

Graduate School acceptances

Doctoral Degree Programs

  • Graham Cole ('21), B.A., Art History
    Ohio State University, Ph.D. program in Art History

  • Geevanesam Devakanmalai ('21), B.A., MHC Philosophy
    University of Connecticut, Ph.D. programin Philosophy

  • Diomelca Rivas ('19), B.A., History (LSP)
    CUNY Graduate Center, Ph.D. program in History

  • Victoria Smith ('20), B.A., MHC Philosophy
    New York University, Ph.D. program in Ethnomusicology

  • Rachel Stempel ('19), B.A., Earth Science; Minor, Creative Writing; M.F.A., Poetry, Adelphi University (2021)
    SUNY-Binghamton, PhD. program in English Literature

  • Jodell Ulerie ('17), B.A., Philosophy
    CUNY Graduate Center, Ph.D. program in Philosophy

  • Nicole Walker ('21), M.A., English
    CUNY Graduate Center, Ph.D. program in English

Master's Degree Programs

    • Moises Belizario ('20), B.F.A., Multimedia Performing Arts
      Columbia University, Master of Science program in Social Work (M.S.W.)

    • Shanice Crawford ('21), B.A., Philosophy and Political Science
      Lehman College, M.S. program in Organizational Leadership

    • Shadé Laurie Freeland ('16), B.A., African and African-American Studies
      New York University, M.A. program in Africana Studies

    • María Hernandez ('18), B.A., Latin American and Caribbean Studies and Political Science
      University of Connecticut, M.A. program in Latin American and Caribbean Studies

    • Lily Hooks ('21), B.A., Africana Studies
      Columbia University, M.F.A. program in Writing

    • Hannah Khoury ('21), B.A., Media Communications Studies
      Cornell University, Master of Management in Hospitality (M.M.H.) program

    • David Montilla ('20), B.A., Philosophy and Economics
      State University of New York at Albany, M.A. program in Communication and Media Studies

    • Larae Svendson ('21), B.A., Philosophy
      Monroe College, M.A. program in Health Care Administration

    • Andre Valcarcel ('20), B.A., History
      Lehman College, M.A. program in History

    • Jaciaihus Watson ('21), B.F.A., Multimedia Performing Arts
      Pace University, M.F.A. program in Theatre

    • Brittany Wilson ('13), B.A., Dance; B.S., Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Lehman College, M.S. program in Organizational Leadership

    Law School acceptances

    • Jacqueline Muallem ('18), B.A., MHC History and Political Science
      Notre Dame Law School, JD program

    Journalism School acceptances

    • Elba Rodriguez ('20), B.A., Art History
      CUNY School of Journalism, M.A. program in Journalism

    Business School acceptances

    • Sasha Card ('19), B.A., Philosophy
      Rutgers University Business School, M.B.A. program

    CUNY Ethics and Morality Contest Winner 2020

    • Christian Dell'Armo (), (Honorable mention)

    • Elizabeth Gomez (), (Honorable mention)

    • Maria Molero (), (Honorable mention)


    • Geevanesam Devakanmalai ('21), B.A., MHC Philosophy
      Macaulay Honors College Provost Award

    • Curtis Howard (expected '22), CUNY B.A. in Business of Dance Production
      Thomas W. Smith Academic Fellowship, CUNY

    • Gili Sharett (expected '22), M.A.T. in Applied Music and Music Teaching
      The Evalyn and Stephen Milman Graduate Scholarsip for Innovation in Teaching, Lehman College

Alumni Success

  • Angela Reynoso ('21) directed the film "Love Stings", which was selected for the Conch Shell International Film Festival.

  • Angela Reynoso ('21) also received a City Artist Corps Grant from the New York Foundation from the Arts (NYFA) in conjunction with the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the Mayor's Offoce of Media and Entertainment, as well as Queens Theatre, to produce The Love Hate Club, written by Juan Ramirez, Jr., ('08). The show premiered on Friday, October 1, on Theatre Row in New York City as part of the Broadway Bound Theatre Festival. Directed by current Lehman student Simran Pal Kaur, it starred Lucille Vasquez, Angela Reynoso, Christopher Guity, Nadja Gonzalez, and Natasha Collado.
  • Lindsay Huth (Notre Dame, '16; University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, '19), a graphics reporter for The Wall Street Journal, took a number of philosophy courses at Lehman College and was advised on applications to graduate programs; she was accepted to the M.A. program in philosophy at Tufts University
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