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  • Scholar Spotlight: Mohammed Alam

    04.25.13 | News, Student Spotlight

    Scholar Spotlight: Mohammed Alam

    In the fall of 2011, Mohammed Alam, helped establish a chapter of The Roosevelt Institute’s Campus Network at City College.  The Roosevelt Institute Campus Network is a student led and operated  public policy organization. Under Mohammed’s leadership, CCNY’s chapter became one of the largest student organizations on campus, and the only one to provide a…

  • Scholar Spotlight: Erwin Fernandez

    04.30.13 | News, Student Spotlight

    Scholar Spotlight: Erwin Fernandez

    Erwin’s interest in law school grew out of a desire to help those in his community overcome the challenges of poverty and crime that he witnessed growing up. Since 2009, Erwin has mentored and tutored kids in his community through a program he created, the Washington Heights Tutoring and Enrollment Program. Currently majoring in History…

  • Scholar Spotlight: Emily Graham

    04.30.13 | News, Student Spotlight

    Scholar Spotlight: Emily Graham

    Born in Oklahoma, Emily Graham has lived in New York since 1998 and spent nearly a decade working in Off-Broadway theater before deciding to return to school to pursue an academic career. Emily is in her junior year in the BA/MA program in history at City College. She is a City College Fellow, a member…

  • Scholar Spotlight: Neelu Pathiyil

    04.30.13 | News, Student Spotlight

    Scholar Spotlight: Neelu Pathiyil

    During her undergraduate education, Neelu focused on the field of HIV/AIDS research and public health on an international scale, interests that led her to her current international studies major and her minors in biology and public policy. She has worked on a number of related research projects and wrote her honors thesis on the topic…

  • Scholar Spotlight: Natalia Saavedra

    04.30.13 | News, Student Spotlight

    Scholar Spotlight: Natalia Saavedra

    Natalia Saavedra, a senior at City College majoring in international studies, applied her experience with the UN to help City College obtain consultative NGO status there. This will make it possible for more students to intern with NGOs affiliated with the world body. During her time at CCNY, Natalia has been advocating for the reduction…

  • 04.12.13 | News

    2012-2013 Award Winners

    This year, six graduating Skadden Scholars are receiving awards from the political science and pre-law departments for their outstanding academic work.    2012-2013 Political Science Award Winners Murray Godron Scholarship and Ward Medal for best overall student in Political Science: Jonthan Florez Popper Scholarship: Anastasia Regne Heywood Burns Memorial Scholarship: Rochelle Catuira   2012-2013 Pre-Law…

  • Alumnus Spotlight – Robert Sanderman

    04.12.13 | Alumni Spotlight

    Alumnus Spotlight – Robert Sanderman

    Robert Sanderman, Cohort 2009, currently attends Northeastern School of Law in Boston; he is in the class of 2015. Northeastern awarded him a Social Justice Scholarship and recently he received the Ella Baker Fellowship, which comprises an internship at the Center for Constitutional Rights during the summer of 2013. He was also featured in the…

  • Alumnus Spotlight: Daniel Nitecki

    04.30.13 | Alumni Spotlight

    Alumnus Spotlight: Daniel Nitecki

    Daniel Nitecki graduated summa cum laude in 2011 with a B.A and M.A. in Economics. As an undergraduate, he was a three time recipient of the Economic Department’s year end awards for Excellence in Economics. In the summer of 2010, he interned at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as an analyst for the…

  • 04.08.13 | Resources

    Useful Resources

    The following is a list of helpful websites and PDFs. ABA Scholarship Fund The ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund provides 20 incoming diverse students with $15,000 in aid over the course of their three years in law school. American Bar Association The American Bar Association (ABA), founded August 21, 1878,[1] is a voluntary bar association…