GC Psychology NewsWire
The University Student Senate (USS) is pleased to announce their Ernesto Malave Merit and Donald and Mary Ellen Passantino Scholarships competition.
One Merit Scholarship of $1000.00 will be awarded to a Graduate Center student in good academic standing with a 3.5 and above demonstrating outstanding academic and leadership performance under extraordinary circumstances.
The Donald and Mary Ellen Passantino Awards are for Graduate Center students with a disability and / or international students that have at least a 2.5 GPA. One Donald and Mary Ellen Passantino Award of $500.00 shall be awarded to a student with a disability and one to an international student. This scholarship recognizes international students and students with disabilities who have demonstrated outstanding scholarship and enthusiastic leadership and service under extraordinary circumstances.
Applicants can apply to only one scholarship per academic year (either the Merit Scholarship or the Donald and Mary Ellen Passantino Scholarship).
All applications must be received by the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue - Room 7301-- New York, New York 10016, by March 15.
Please click here for scholarship application forms and additional information.
Douglas Mennin (Assoc. Prof., Hunter, Psychology) was interviewed by three media in March. He provided scientific perspective on the Jet Blue pilot’s breakdown on the 11 o’clock NBC News on March 29, spoke about antianxiety medication on NPR’s “The Leonard Lopate Show” on March 23, and was quoted on the same topic in “Listening to Xanax,” Lisa Miller’s New York magazine cover story on March 18. Nancy K. Miller (Assoc. Prof., Brooklyn, GC, Music) won the 2012 Jewish Journal Book Prize in recognition of her family memoir What They Saved: Pieces of a Jewish Past (University of Nebraska Press, 2011).
In January and February 2012, the Graduate Center received thirty grants totaling $1,185,775.00.
The name(s) of the principal investigator(s), the awarding agency, the title of the project, and the amount of each grant are listed below. This information was submitted by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Laird Bergad (Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies), Various, “Fellowships and Support for the Center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies,” $1,215. Rodolfo Corchado (Anthropology), Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund, “Scholarship,” $1,000.
Michelle Fine (Center for Human Environments), Brooklyn Community Foundation, “College Access: Research and Action,” $25,000; NYC Mayor’s Center for Economic Opportunity/Young Men’s Initiative, “Educational Justice: Full Inclusion of Formerly Incarcerated Students into Public Higher Education,” $27,500.