LIM Students See Red this Holiday Season

Posted on December 7th, 2016 in General | No Comments »

Sara Ramos, Ashley Czaja, Visual Merchandising Department Associate Chair Marjorie Lee Woo, and Olivia Phenix

Sara Ramos, Ashley Czaja, Visual Merchandising Department Associate Chair Marjorie Lee Woo, and Olivia Phenix

Class creates holiday window display for the Garment District Alliance

Students in LIM College’s Visual Presentation class have created a stunning holiday window display for New York City’s Garment District Alliance.

Titled “Rose-Colored Fantasy,” the installation makes liberal use of the color red to symbolize strength, beauty, hope and peace.

The Garment District Alliance is a not-for-profit corporation that works with local building owners and businesses to improve the quality of life and economic vitality in an authentic New York neighborhood.

The window display, LIM’s ninth for the Garment District Alliance, is open for public viewing at 215 West 38th Street in Manhattan from now until the end of December.

President of Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor to Give Keynote Address at LIM College’s 2017 Commencement Ceremony

Posted on November 8th, 2016 in General | No Comments »

liz-rodbellLIM College, which is located in New York City and focused exclusively on the study of business and fashion, has announced that Liz Rodbell, President of Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor, will deliver the keynote address at the College’s 78th Commencement exercises on May 25, 2017 at Carnegie Hall.

Ms. Rodbell will also receive the College’s Distinguished Achievement Award and an honorary Doctor of Commercial Science degree at the ceremony.

As President of Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor, Ms. Rodbell oversees merchandising, marketing, creative, stores, e-commerce direction, and overall strategy for both banners within Hudson’s Bay Company. She divides her time between the company’s dual headquarters in New York and Toronto. She also serves on Hudson’s Bay Company’s Executive Committee.

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Berkeley College Millennials Join Host Elaine Quijano on CBS Town Hall Election Broadcast

Posted on November 1st, 2016 in Event, General | No Comments »

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Segment will air on Wednesday, November 2

Five Berkeley College millennials share their opinions on the presidential nominees and the state of America in an appearance on “The CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley” tomorrow as part of a college Town Hall discussion. The segment, titled “Millennials – The Change Agents?” will air this Wednesday, November 2, 2016, at 6:30 p.m., with the full discussion posted on CBSNews.com immediately following the broadcast.

Hosted by Elaine Quijano, who moderated the Vice Presidential Debate, the CBS Town Hall features interviews with millennial voters from 12 states, many of whom are voting for the first time. The interviews took place at YouTube Space NY, a 20,000-square-foot collaborative production facility above Chelsea Market in New York City.

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LIM College to Offer Bachelor of Science Degree in Fashion Media

Posted on September 22nd, 2016 in General | No Comments »

LIM College's new logoLIM College, which is located in New York City and focused exclusively on the study of business and fashion, will offer a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree program in Fashion Media starting in Fall 2017. This new program will focus on all aspects of fashion media, including the development of content across traditional, social media, and video platforms, as well as media business management and marketing.

The B.S. in Fashion Media is a unique interdisciplinary program that integrates study in the business of fashion and consumer behavior with the development of creative skills. Built upon a foundation in the humanities and social sciences, the curriculum will combine elements of the fashion industry, core business competencies, and hands-on experience in multi-media content production.

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LIM College Professor Appointed to Fulbright Scholar Program Committee

Posted on August 30th, 2016 in General, Uncategorized | No Comments »

NicoleKirplalaniNicole Kirpalani, Ph.D., Associate Chair of LIM College’s Marketing, Management & Finance Department, was recently appointed to the Fulbright Scholar Program Peer Review Committee as a discipline reviewer.

The Committee reviews applications to the Fulbright Scholar Program to identify the most qualified applicants and makes recommendations to a regional review committee.

With the support of the United States government and through partnerships with foreign governments, the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship Program sponsors U.S. and foreign participants for exchanges in the sciences, business, academe, public service, government, and the arts and helps to increase mutual understanding between the people of the U.S. and other countries.

Highlights from APC’s Innovation Summit!

Posted on July 19th, 2016 in Event, General | No Comments »

From Right: Chairman Emeritus, Stephen Jerome, finalizes the transition of leadership for New York’s Association of Proprietary Colleges. David Conklin, president of Jamestown Business College to lead the organization as Chairman. Charles Callahan, III, provost of Plaza College, (pictured far left) takes the reins as Vice Chairman.

From Right: Chairman Emeritus, Stephen Jerome, finalizes the transition of leadership for New York’s Association of Proprietary Colleges. David Conklin, president of Jamestown Business College to lead the organization as Chairman.
Charles Callahan, III, provost of Plaza College, (pictured far left) takes the reins as Vice Chairman.


 
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Monroe College Celebrates Faculty Appreciation Day

Posted on July 13th, 2016 in Event, General | No Comments »

Recently, Monroe College celebrated Faculty Appreciation Day, an opportunity for everyone in the college community to recognize the significant contributions made by talented and dedicated faculty.

Peer recommendations were made for the W. Jeff Wallis Faculty of Distinction Award and three students had the opportunity to read their creative writing pieces regarding faculty members who have had an impact on their lives.

A true commitment to student success has always been the hallmark of Monroe’s faculty. The following video was prepared to mark the event.

https://www.monroecollege.edu/About/Welcome/VideoGallery/#PLWtW7ROw5e9URu5Q3zYU-Vxg5ueh_U4Ku

Students represent The College of Westchester at Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism

Posted on July 13th, 2016 in General | No Comments »

Jimmy Hernandez, Dr. Warren Rosenberg, Maria Moreira Herrera

Jimmy Hernandez, Dr. Warren Rosenberg, Maria Moreira Herrera

During the spring, the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism brings students, distinguished professors, activists and other experts on liberty together to study the foundations of a free society. Under the topic “Capitalism: Unlocking Human Potential,” College of Westchester students, Maria Moreira Herrera (BBA-Business) and Jimmy Hernandez (BBA-Accounting), participated in this conference. Both felt the experience was extremely rewarding.

“We were exposed to two important concepts, capitalism and morality,” Maria said. “I learned that the more I have, the more I can help someone else. This may sound selfish, but is not because you’re also learning morality, and how to help others.”

Conference attendees acquire a better understanding of what capitalism and morality are, and how to effectively fight for them.

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College of Westchester Professor Participates at the Fifth Annual International Conference on Software and Information Engineers in Japan

Posted on July 12th, 2016 in Event, General | No Comments »

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Dr. Chris Nwosisi

College of Westchester Professor and Associate Chair of the Computer Network Department, Dr. Chris Nwosisi, participated at the fifth annual International Conference on Software and Information Engineering (ICSIE 2016) from May 11-13 in Tokyo, Japan. The team of presenters included 12 experts from across the globe, including Norway, India, USA, Singapore, China, and Lebanon.

In his presentation, “Agile Methodology Experience in the Educational Environment” Dr. Nwosisi spoke of a new teaching method, which addresses the rapid evolution of technology and encourages collaboration, teamwork, interaction, and constant feedback.

Also, Dr. Nwosisi served as Program Co-Chairs of ICSIE 2016.

The goal of the ICSIE 2016 is to expose the research results, advertise knowledge, and bring forth ideas between the academic communities and the industrial organizations.

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LIM College Appoints New Chair of Visual Merchandising Department

Posted on June 14th, 2016 in General | No Comments »

LUEDERS, LAURELLIM College, which is located in New York City and focused exclusively on the study of business and fashion, has named Laurel Lueders as Chair of the College’s Visual Merchandising department, effective July 1, 2016.

Professor Lueders joined LIM in 2013 as an adjunct faculty member and in 2014 she was promoted to full-time lecturer in the Arts & Sciences department, where she taught a variety of classes in art history and cultural studies.

Before coming to LIM, Professor Lueders was on the faculty at the Art Institute of New York. Her teaching career began at the University of Wisconsin’s flagship campus at Madison, where she received a master’s degree in Design Studies. She later earned an MFA in Fine Arts, with a focus on Interdisciplinary Studio practice, from the School of Visual Arts. A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin she spent her college and early professional career years in Madison, Wisconsin.

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