Tag Archives: Education

Homer at the Harbor
Charla de Cruz

The day felt like a grand slam for a group of Northern Manhattan students, as Major League Baseball (MLB) star Nelson Cruz visited...
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Community News – 11.16.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 11.16.16

Get your groove on at the Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) on Sat., Nov. 19thfrom 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. The museum is hosting a...
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Student Union
Organización estudiantil

Se están movilizando. El grupo formado el año pasado para evitar un recorte de $485 millones de dólares en fondos estatales a la City University...
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Course Concern
Preocupación por ‘Pathways’

Is it the right path? On Wed., Oct, 26, the City Council’s Committee on Higher Education held an oversight hearing on the City University...
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Deal in a Diversity Officer
Necesitamos un director de diversidad

El acceso de un estudiante a una educación de calidad nunca debe estar determinado por su código postal, pero desafortunadamente eso...
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Giving voice on video
Voz en video

Make time for the tape. In an effort to raise awareness of sexual and reproductive justice and expand community engagement efforts...
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Voter Assistance
Asistencia para el votante

You are not alone. So say city and state officials, who are offering assistance to voters who encounter issues at the polls this Election Day...
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Full circle at the Square
Triunfo en la Plaza

El gran sitio era considerado “fantasmal” – pero no había nada terrible para segar. En su lugar, una antigua área industrial en el lado...
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The Music Man
El hombre música

Al llegar a Santo Domingo, el acento de Reynaldo García Pantaleón lo traicionó. Este verano fue a la República Dominicana y se reunió con...
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Up(town) in Arms
El Alto en Armas

They’re in the Army now. A group of new military recruits received a special honor, as U.S. Army Secretary Eric Fanning visited an uptown...
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Community News – 11.02.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 11.02.16

Come and enjoy story time with Mallory Kinney and Chelsea Camp on Fri., Nov. 11th at the Museum of the City of New York, which will...
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School Suspensions Down, but Disparities Persist
Las disparidades persisten en las suspensiones

School suspensions in New York City fell last year, but the latest data shows that African-American children still are much more likely...
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Keepers at the House
Guardianes en la Casa

Estos invitados de la casa vinieron preparados. Un par de autoridades educativas locales recientemente representaron a la Gran Manzana...
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Community News – 10.26.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 10.26.16

The Fort Tryon Park Trust and the Greenacre Foundation are teaming up for a scavenger hunt on Sat., Oct. 29th from 2:00 p.m...
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Making the Grade
Educadores excelentes

Big is in, again. The Fifth Annual Big Apple Awards, which recognize outstanding educators and teachers who enrich their school communities...
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UC Recap – October 17th – October 22th

Lin-Manuel Miranda is leaving Uptown. No, not for good – he is headed to London to work on the Mary Poppins reboot. Before he left...

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The Geek Gang
La banda geek

Esta escuadra callejera tenía un juego. La feria se extendió sobre Union Square el jueves 13 de octubre, y ofreció más que comida...
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Community News – 10.19.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 10.19.16

Tricksters and treaters are invited to the Harlem Library on Fri., Oct. 28th for a Halloween party, which will begin at 3:00 p.m...
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Community News – 10.12.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 10.12.16

El Museo Del Barrio hosts a day of festivities on Sat., Oct. 15th from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The museum is celebrating the 3,000-year-old...
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Fariña looks to the future
Fariña mira hacia el futuro

By 2026, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña wants 80 percent of the city’s high-schoolers to graduate on time and two-thirds of public school...
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Community News – 10.05.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 10.05.16

El Teatro Apollo organizará un taller de comedia stand-up el martes 18 de octubre de 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. El autor y cómico de stand-up...
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A Holy Hoard
Acumulación sagrada

One woman’s holy trash is another’s treasure. In many religions, objects containing the names of God are sacred and cannot be destroyed...
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Community News – 09.28.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 09.28.16

El Fideicomiso de Fort Tryon Park invita a artistas de todas las edades a considerar los colores de la temporada el sábado 8 de...
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Doing it Together
Haciéndolo juntos

With the new school year in full swing, my thoughts turn to those students who have the will to succeed, but not always the resources...
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The Musings of Miranda
Las reflexiones de Miranda

After Lin-Manuel Miranda took his last onstage bow in Hamilton, he came back a few nights later as an audience member...
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The ‎Primary Practitioners
Profesionales de atención primaria

The nurse practitioner is in. The Columbia University School of Nursing has opened a new bilingual primary care center in Washington Heights...
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Project Prominent
Estudiantes Estelares

Sobina Siddique está estudiando para ser ingeniero civil. Ella asiste al City College de Nueva York (CCNY por sus siglas en inglés). El campus...
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Community News 09-21-16
Noticias Comunitarias – 09-21-16

Conozca más sobre la historia de the Heights el sábado 24 de septiembre, en High Bridge Park, de 2:00 p.m a 3:30 p.m. Sid Horenstein...
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Music at the Mission
Música en la Misión

As many schools have cut or drastically curtailed music and arts programs in recent years, the New York City Mission Society...
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Report: Charter schools driving math and reading progress
Reporte: Las escuelas ‘charter’ la mejor alternativa

Double it. A high-profile charter school advocacy group is calling on the city to do just that to the size of the charter school sector, claiming it...
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Community News – 09.14.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 09.14.16

Come to Inwood Hill Park on Sun., Sept. 18th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for an adult bike riding class. Organized by...
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Real talk on re-entry
Destacando las cuestiones del reingreso

This service will offer more than song and sermon. The Interchurch Center in West Harlem is sponsoring a forum to examine issues...
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Historic District Survey
Un estudio sobre distritos históricos

Researchers at Columbia University are conducting a research project to examine the role of historic districts in New York...
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The Fate of the Festival
El destino del festival

It's time for a break. The end of summer is usually a busy time for Ted Minos, Founder and Artistic Director of the Inwood Shakespeare Festival...
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“It’s in my DNA to serve”
“Servir está en mi ADN”

For Carmen De La Rosa, working to improve life for Northern Manhattan residents is a very personal mission. “There’s a difference between...
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UC Recap – August 29th – September 3rd

On Monday, August 29th we convened a powerhouse panel to have an honest discussion about race, class and gentrification...

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Teen Spirit on Set
Adolescentes en acción

Muchas cosas sorprendieron a Sundari Sheldon-Collins a principios del verano mientras trabajaba en el Jardín Botánico de Nueva York...
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Marc El Maestro

La Fundación Maestro Cares, (MCF por sus siglas en inglés) se ha asociado con Caridades Católicas de la Arquidiócesis de Nueva York...
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Community News – 08.31.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 08.31.16

On Fri., Sept. 16th, join The Public Theater’s Mobile Unit for a production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Olivier Award...
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“I want to be the one to serve the community”
“Quiero ser quien sirva a la comunidad”

Guillermo Linares cree en el sueño americano. Un inmigrante de la República Dominicana, Linares vino a los Estados...
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“You need to build coalitions”
“Necesitan construir coaliciones”

As Robert Jackson stood on a Washington Heights street corner on a recent Friday afternoon, campaigning for State Senate...
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Keen on capacity
Entusiastas de las habilidades

Hay un nuevo apoyo al arte en El Alto. El Departamento de Asuntos Culturales de NYC y sus socios de la comunidad han anunciado...
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DOB Zika Advisory
Consejos acerca del Zika

Drain it. In an effort to eliminate potentially dangerous breeding sites,‎ the New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) is reminding...
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Community News – 08.17.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 08.17.16

Visite la Mansión Morris-Jumel el sábado, 27 de agosto de 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. para una fiesta temática de té centrada en...
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UC Recap – August 8th – August 13th

The winds of change are blowing briskly through Uptown. With the swirl of global capital descending upon Uptown...

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New loan fund aimed at emerging developers
Dirigiéndose a desarrolladores emergentes

Small is getting sized up – to the tune of 10 million. The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has announced...
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Done deal
Trato hecho

The faculty and staff of the City University of New York (CUNY) will finally have a long-awaited pay raise. A new union contract...
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Zapping false Zika ads
Ataque a los anuncios del zika

El fiscal general del estado de Nueva York, Eric T. Schneiderman, anunció que seis de las siete empresas que recibieron...
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Community News – 08.10.16
Noticias Comunitarias – 08.10.16

Don Rice, organizador de las series “Lost Inwood” e historiador local, llevará a cabo una conferencia sobre la...
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High tech in the Heights
Alta tecnología

El futuro se erige en el oeste. Una nueva estructura dedicada al aprendizaje se encuentra ahora al oeste de Broadway...
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