Tag: Lehman College

Student Showcase!

On Tuesday December 12th, Dr. Justine McGovern hosted a poster presentation session, where her Social Work with Older Adults‘ class gave poster presentations to assembled guests. This poster presentation session was a place where students could showcase their work and present their findings from semester-long research projects that they completed in Dr. McGovern’s class. All ...

Publication Alert: Dr. Kate Burt!

  Does your local elementary or middle school have a garden? According to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, approximately 27% of U.S. public elementary schools have garden programs, as of 2012-2013. This number is still rather low, considering the benefits that school gardens have for students in terms of academic achievement as well as physical, ...

Homeless Youth and Experiences with Discrimination

Pictured above are the researchers working on this critically important project. From left to right: Dr. Amanda Sisselman-Borgia, Assistant Professor at Lehman College Dr. Mia Budescu, Assistant Professor at Lehman College Dr. Gina Torino, Associate Professor at SUNY Empire State College Ni-Emah Bugg, Student Researcher at Lehman College Every year, approximately 5000 homeless youth die ...

HRSA Grant granted to Professors Jessica Kahn and Amanda Sisselman-Borgia

Congratulations are in order! Professor Jessica Kahn and Professor Amanda Sisselman-Borgia from the Department of Social Work recently received about $2 million in funding from a HRSA Grant they co-wrote. The grant, which will begin on September 30th, 2017, was written with the goal in mind to develop new social workers who have a desire ...

Justine McGovern: Published in Urban Social Work

The latest issue of Urban Social Work featured an article by Dr. Justine McGovern, Dr. Daniel Gardner, Dwayne Brown and Vita Gasparro. The work, entitled Long-Term Care Planning and the Changing Landscape of LGBT Aging: Student Research With Diverse Elders in the Bronx examines “end-of-life planning among members of a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) ...

Urban Social Work Volume 1, Number 2

Urban Social Work, edited by Lehman’s own Carl Mazza and Brenda Williams-Gray, has come out with its second installment. The editors, including Mazza and Williams-Gray as well as Halaevalu F. Ofahengaue Vakalahi and Dana Burdnell Wilson from Morgan State University, opened the issue with a powerful statement: “We are immersed in challenging times where ‘fake ...

Dr. Alison Behrman, of Lehman’s Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, has been awarded a prestigious NIH grant!

Dean Latimer is thrilled to congratulate Dr. Alison Behrman on her NIH grant of $300,000 to pursue her work related to Rhythmic Entrainment in Bilingual Speakers with Dysarthria. Dr. Behrman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences here at Lehman College. Dr. Behrman’s research interests include motor speech disorders ...

Office Staff

Research Assistant Eilis Klein Eilis Klein graduated from Connecticut College with a degree in Human Development in 2017. Eilis has served as a Research Assistant for the CUNY Institute for Health Equity since September 2017. College Assistants  Ni-Emah Bugg Ni-Emah Bugg is a college assistant with a degree in Music and Urban Anthropology from the ...

Lehman College Leadership Awards Gala

Dr. Bill Latimer presents Mark Messier, President and CEO of the Kingsbridge National Ice Center and Kevin Parker, President and Managing Partner of Sustainable Insight Capital Management of the Lehman College Leadership Awards at the 2016 Lehman College Annual Leadership Awards Gala at the New York Botanical Garden.

CUNY Institute for Health Equity Annual Conference: Equity Now

On Monday, May 8th, the CUNY Institute for Health Equity will host an inaugural conference at Lehman College in the Bronx, NY. The theme of the conference is “Equity Now” and it will bring together students, faculty, community stakeholders, and leaders in health equity and health care from across the City University of New York ...