Faculty/Staff Kudos

0

Pulitzer Winner Tyehimba Jess Featured in New York Times

June 06, 2017

College of Staten Island (CSI) Assistant Professor of English Tyehimba Jess was featured in the New York Times article “How CUNY Became Poetry U.” Jess won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for Olio.

CSI English professor Cate Marvin is interviewed in the article, which also mentions Professor Patricia Smith.

The article, by Elizabeth A. Harris, goes on to discuss the Pulitzer award and what it means for CUNY. It also touches on the notion that New York City is the capital for poetry, drawing prospective professors to CUNY for its location and diverse student body.

Read the article at NY Times.com.

 

 

 



Dolphins Digest »

RICHES EARNS THIRD-TEAM EAST REGION NFCA HONORS

May 18 – Staten Island, NY | The College of Staten Island softball program had one member selected to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association East Region for her more »




 

  • RT @PresidentFritz: Correction: David Businelli far right. Ralph former Board chair https://t.co/uDcAUxOPep 1 day ago retweeted via PresidentFritz
  • Summer courses offered June and July. Plenty of day/evening/weekend choices to work around YOUR schedule!… https://t.co/OJYN24opui 2 days ago
  • RT @IwamaKen: This is not chance, this is not luck - this is due to our great leadership by @PresidentFritz @cdgomes and the entire @CSIDo… 2 days ago retweeted via IwamaKen
  • RT @IwamaKen: In the hustle and bustle of our daily work, we can sometimes lose sight of why we are here. Former CUNY Start student Eboni C… 2 days ago retweeted via IwamaKen
  • CSI Commencement, May 31, 9:30am, to feature Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Prof. Tyehimba Jess, Valedictorian Lauren… https://t.co/3ubdUJwnnY 2 days ago