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May 29-June 4, 2023

Lehman Weekly

College Events, Updates, and Extras

Photo of the Week

The School of Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing recognized Lehman's first doctoral nursing graduates at a hooding ceremony last week.

(Photo by Mildred Perez)

Upcoming Events

Students: Summer and fall registration continues. Click here to register for summer and here for fall.

 This Week 

Honors Convocation

Wednesday, May 31, 6 p.m.

This annual event acknowledges the excellence achieved by those graduating with the distinction of cum laude, magna cum laude, and summa cum laude. Participating students can find information here.

2023 Commencement Ceremony

Thursday, June 1, 10 a.m.

Lehman College looks forward to celebrating the hard work of the Class of 2023! Click here for details.

MFA/MA/BFA Thesis Exhibition

Now-June 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

A few days remain to see the amazing artwork created by art students from the class of 2023!

Book your visit here.

Coming Up at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts: Manny Cruz and More

Visit the website for a listing of upcoming shows and stop by the box office to find out about discounted tickets for the Lehman community.

 Save the Date 

The Lehman College 2023 Leadership Gala

Wednesday, June 7, 6-9:30 p.m.

Celebrate with us for what promises to be an unforgettable evening with amazing individuals, inspiring stories, and real-time opportunities to change the trajectory of Lehman College students' lives. Click here to purchase tickets and for additional information.

Creative Caps

(Shown in photo: Mortarboard by Caitlin Lopez).

Graduating students shared their decorated mortarboards with the College. Follow Lehman on Instagram, watch for them to be posted, and vote for your favorite by June 1!

News, Updates, and More

Lehman Physics Professor Generates ‘Random’ Breakthrough in Quantum Optics

Lehman and CUNY Graduate Center physicist Christopher Gerry has devised a method to generate truly random numbers, and it has the potential to accelerate research in quantum physics. Read the story here.

In the News: Graduating Lehman Student Shares Inspiring Message

Proud member of Lehman's class of 2023 Fatema Mia wants the world to know it’s never too late to get that college degree. Watch her story on News 12.


Participate in a Survey to Help BIPOC Faculty Research

Students, staff, and faculty are invited to take this very short survey for a project run by BIPOC faculty at Lehman College and funded by the Black, Race and Ethnic Studies Initiative (BRESI) Campus Climate Grant.

ICYMI: Faculty Can Access Free Teaching Resources via Leonard Lief Library OER

New York State funds CUNY’s Open Educational Resources (OER) initiative to reduce textbook costs for students and increase access to required course materials, which include teaching, learning and research materials in any medium that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license. Click here for information or contact open resources librarian Stacy Katz at 718-960-7767 or stacy.katz@lehman.cuny.edu.

Scene at Lehman

Pin to Top: Each year, Lehman Nursing graduates are celebrated at a pinning ceremony. This is one of the many traditional celebrations related to Commencement. Reply to this email to share photos of your own celebrations with Lehman Weekly. (Photo by Mildred Perez).

Tears of Joy: Margaret Ibasco continues her series of Lehman collages with an end-of-semester floral bunch! "After work, I stopped by the corner fence just outside the Lehman College Bookstore and took photos of the purple onion flowers along with other blooms and greens. A beautiful sight!"

Clean College Walk

Clear Path: Caja Michelle Stafford looked back to fall through spring—her first year taking classes in person since before the pandemic. She shared a photo series entitled "Keeping the Campus Clean." What better time to say 'Thank you!" to those who beautify Lehman year-round than as the College prepares for thousands of visitors for Commencement?



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