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In a nation that ranks only 13th globally for infrastructure quality, the new focus in Washington on infrastructure investment has the potential to be transformative. For public transportation specifically--so vital to New York City and New York state,…

In a nation that ranks only 13th globally for infrastructure quality, the new focus in Washington on infrastructure investment has the potential to be transformative. For public transportation specifically--so vital to New York City and New York state,…

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New York, NY

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In a nation that ranks only 13th globally for infrastructure quality, the new focus in Washington on infrastructure investment has the potential to be transformative. For public transportation specifically--so vital to New York City and New York state,…

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English

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212-650-5310


Episodes

Infrastructure and Opportunity: How the Biden Administration's $2 Trillion Plan Can Advance Equity and Economic Development By Investing in Public Transportation

4/23/2021
In a nation that ranks only 13th globally for infrastructure quality, the new focus in Washington on infrastructure investment has the potential to be transformative. For public transportation specifically--so vital to New York City and New York state, and drastically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic--significant new funding stands to multiply the infrastructure investment with historic gains in equity of access, economic opportunity, and social justice for communities harmed by...

Duration:00:45:58

Educating for Diversity and Recovery: CCNY's School of Education Embraces Its Next 100 Years

3/24/2021
As it celebrates its centennial, The City College of New York's School of Education is engaged not just in educating young people but in constructing a more fair and just society. From the Spanish flu era to today's COVID-19 pandemic, the School of Education has been preparing educators to teach and nurture an increasingly diverse and multilingual student body in urban schools. Hear from Interim Dean Edwin M. Lamboy and Professors of Education Beverly Falk and Catherine Franklin in...

Duration:00:44:20

The Future of Black History: Equity After COVID

2/26/2021
As Black History Month closes, Silicon Harlem CEO Clayton Banks and Executive Director Bobby Derival of The City College of New York's MPA program join CCNY President Vincent Boudreau to discuss systemic inequities, racial justice after the killing of George Floyd and their personal experiences working within communities toward solutions. After a pandemic year that made widely visible the long-standing disparities suffered by communities of color, see how Harlem is educating the next...

Duration:00:28:56

Supporting the College and Community During COVID-19: How Philanthropy and Partnerships Are Taking on Today's Unique Challenges

1/27/2021
The City College of New York President Vincent Boudreau convenes a conversation on how philanthropy is being mobilized across and beyond campus to address the economic and health crisis of COVID-19. Amid the pandemic's devastation and inequities, hear what has been learned and what the CCNY support ecosystem is achieving in this discussion with CCNY advancement executive Dee Dee Mozeleski and Reverend Maurice Winley of Harlem's Living Redemption Youth Opportunity Hub, a CCNY community...

Duration:00:26:40

Celebrating Visionary Black Writers: CCNY's Langston Hughes Festival Marks Its 42nd Anniversary With Conversations More Urgent Than Ever

11/13/2020
Every year, The City College of New York holds its Langston Hughes Festival and awards its Langston Hughes Medal to a highly distinguished writer of the African diaspora. With a mission to celebrate and expand upon the legacy of Harlem Renaissance icon and "poet laureate of Harlem" Langston Hughes, the Festival awarded its first medal, in 1978, to James Baldwin, followed by an honor roll of the greatest Black writers of our time -- among them Toni Morrison, Chinua Achebe, and Rita Dove. This...

Duration:00:50:09

Hacking the Election: 2020 Cybersecurity Threats, from COVID Tracking App Exploitation to Electronic Voting Machines

10/22/2020
How vulnerable is U.S. democracy as we approach the Nov. 3 general election? Politics aside, technology presents its own highly sophisticated threats to an accurate result in the race for President and other consequential seats. Far beyond the grasp of many laypeople and lawmakers, complex cybersecurity risks to election integrity are explained in an accessible manner in this conversation. Guests are a CCNY cryptography and network security expert and the author of a book questioning...

Duration:00:35:16

Athletes and Activism: Advocating for Racial Justice Using the Powerful Platform of Sports

9/30/2020
Amid nationwide protests and anti-racist solidarity sparked by George Floyd's violent death, more US athletes are using their platforms to call for racial justice. In this episode, a former professional football player and an academic expert on the intersection of race, sports, and identity provide personal and historic insight on past and current mobilization of activist athletes. Host: CCNY President Vincent Boudreau Guests: Stanley Thangaraj, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Gender...

Duration:00:53:04

Coping with COVID-19: Staying Safe, Sane and Entertained

5/27/2020
The public health imperative to stay home has introduced new challenges on a wide scale for mental health, maintaining cybersecurity in our virtual world, and for those with extra time, occupying oneself with home entertainment. In a program dedicated to some of the practical realities of this period, learn key steps to keep your computer and identity safe, discover support systems like the practical application of Eastern and Western philosophy, and consider how world cinema can counter...

Duration:00:43:35

Facing the Challenge of COVID-19

4/30/2020
The idea that we're all in this together takes on powerful and multidimensional meanings in Harlem, City College's historic home base. In partnership with the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce (GHCC), City College, and its community radio station, WHCR-90.3 "The Voice of Harlem," are currently presenting a series of COVID-19 public service broadcasting. In this episode, hear how CCNY and organizations like tech leader Silicon Harlem and the GHCC are working individually and together -- both...

Duration:01:05:17

Saluting the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture: Harlem Neighbor, National Treasure, Essential Resource for CCNY Scholars

2/21/2020
With 11 million items illuminating the richness of global black history, arts and culture, the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is a powerful archive and epicenter of research and learning about people of African descent throughout the world. As the centennial of the Harlem Renaissance is being celebrated, and as the Schomburg Center itself nears the hundred-year mark, look inside City College’s 135th St. neighbor institution and discover living...

Duration:00:59:06

Producing Leaders for Change: How CCNY’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership Guides Young People from Potential to Power

12/20/2019
The next generation of leaders are finding their power -- and personifying hope for an inclusive, renewed American democracy - at one of the nation’s most diverse colleges, The City College of New York. Look inside CCNY’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership and learn how this laboratory is empowering students with real-world learning, public service, and political experience. Host: CCNY President Vincent Boudreau Guests: Andrew Rich, Dean of the Colin Powell School for Civic...

Duration:01:16:57

Fighting Hunger on Campus: How Food Pantries Support the Whole Student at CUNY Colleges

10/31/2019
Host: CCNY President Vincent Boudreau Guests: Dee Dee Mozeleski, Executive Director of the Foundation for City College and Senior Adviser to the President; Deborah C. Harte, Student Life Manager for the Single Stop program at CUNY’s Borough of Manhattan Community College Recorded: October 30, 2019

Duration:01:10:55

Building NYC: Celebrating a Century of Engineering and Engagement at CCNY

9/25/2019
Host: CCNY President Vincent Boudreau Guests: Gilda A. Barabino, Daniel and Frances Berg Professor and Dean of CCNY's Grove School of Engineering; Curtis Archer, President of the Harlem Community Development Corporation Recorded: September 25, 2019

Duration:00:56:40

Environmental Justice: Growing Urban Sustainability, Equity and Health, from Fresh Food to Waste Management

8/1/2019
Host: CCNY President Vincent Boudreau Guests: Marco Castaldi, Director of the CCNY Earth Engineering Center and Professor of Chemical Engineering; Cheryl Huber, Assistant Director of Greenmarket at GrowNYC. Recorded: July 31, 2019

Duration:00:57:36

Jazz as Political Tradition: Exploring Democracy in Harlem and Around the World

7/3/2019
Host: CCNY President Vincent Boudreau Guests: Steve Wilson, Associate Professor and Director of Jazz Studies at CCNY’s Division of Humanities and the Arts; Tracy Hyter-Suffern, Executive Director of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem; Loren Schoenberg, Senior Scholar at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem. Recorded: June 26, 2019

Duration:01:22:25

CCNY on Screen: Activism and the Legacy of America’s First Documentary Film School

6/6/2019
Host: CCNY President Vincent Boudreau Guests: Jerry Carlson, Professor of Media and Communication Arts and Program Director, Cinema Studies, and Dave Davidson, Professor of Media and Communication Arts, at CCNY’s Division of Humanities and the Arts; Stanley Nelson, director, founder of Firelight Films and Firelight Media, CCNY Class of 1976. Recorded: May 29, 2019

Duration:00:46:53

Why Black Mothers and Babies Are Dying at More than Twice the Rate for Whites, and an Essential Intervention to Implement Now

4/28/2019
Host: Vincent Boudreau Guests: Linda Villarosa, CCNY Journalism Program Director, Assistant Professor of Media and Communication Arts, and New York Times Magazine contributing writer; Chanel L. Porchia-Albert, Founding Executive Director, Ancient Song Doula Services Recorded April 18, 2018

Duration:01:00:24

Rewriting the Global Narrative: Women’s Prison Reform and Transition

3/29/2019
Host: CCNY President Vincent Boudreau Guests: Asale Angel-Ajani, Director of the Women's and Gender Studies Program at City College; Sharon White-Harrigan, Clinical Director of Hopper Home, a transitional shelter for formerly incarcerated women, under the auspices of the Women's Prison Association. Recorded: March 27, 2019

Duration:00:58:57

A Salute to Black History Month: Celebrating Learning, Advocacy and Anniversaries at the CCNY Black Studies Program and the NAACP

2/27/2019
Host: CCNY President Vincent Boudreau Guests: Vanessa K. Valdés, Director of the Black Studies Program and Associate Professor at City College; Geoffrey Eaton, President of the NAACP Mid-Manhattan Branch Recorded: February 27, 2019

Duration:00:51:55

Mobilizing the Greater Harlem Community: Responses to the Opioid Epidemic

1/30/2019
Host: CCNY President Vincent Boudreau Guests: Dr. Howard Greller, Director of Research and Medical Toxicology, Emergency Department, at St. Barnabas Hospital Health Systems and a Medical Professor in the Department of Clinical Medicine at the CUNY School of Medicine at City College; Nancy Sohler, Associate Medical Professor at the CUNY School of Medicine at City College; John Palmer, PhD, Director of Community Affairs and Diversity at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and Chair of the...

Duration:00:44:40