Homelessness on Staten Island

Core 100 at the College of Staten Island/CUNY is a required general education/college level civics course that seeks to ensure that students who graduate from the College will have learned some of the basic tenets of what it means to be an active and engaged citizen.  

In the last two years, the Core 100 Program has piloted a number of sections of the course that have integrated a civic engagement component into the course. The goal of this pilot has been to provide students with real-life applications of what they were asked to learn in the classroom. The students are tasked with identifying a legal, social, and/or economic problem impacting the Staten Island community and developing creative solutions to the problem.

This semester, two of these classes have partnered and the students have been tasked to research the issue of homelessness on Staten Island and they have been challenged to propose effective ways to address this growing problem. 

The Core 100 Program would like to invite the public to attend the students’ presentation of their proposals on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm in the Center for the Arts (Building 1P) Williamson Theatre. 

By Donna Scimeca

Transportation Alert

Due to circumstances with CSI’s transportation service provider beyond the control of the College, there will be a change in Ferry Shuttle Bus Service until 2:00pm today, Monday, Nov. 18.

Shuttle bus service to the St. George Ferry Terminal will follow the two-bus schedule until 2:00pm. The schedule is available online.

Please remember that the timeliness of Ferry Shuttle arrivals and departures is always dependent upon traffic conditions off campus.

Thank you.

By the Office of the Vice President of Campus Planning, Facilities Management, and Operations

Public Impeachment Hearings in the Library Theatre, 1L-103

Due to the historic nature of the public impeachment hearings, the Library Theatre, (Building 1L, Room 103) will live-stream the hearings when the theater is available.  As of now, the hearings will be aired on the following dates/times:

Friday, Nov. 15 : 9:00am to 5:00pm (depending on the length of the hearing)

Tuesday, Nov. 19: 9:00am to 2:00pm

Wednesday, Nov. 20: 9:00am to 2:00pm

Thursday, Nov. 21: 9:00am to 2:00pm  

We will keep the campus community updated with additional dates/times as further public hearing schedules are released.

Please Note: the Library Theatre has a seating capacity of 30, and food or drinks (with the exception of closed containers) are not allowed in the theatre.

By Amy F. Stempler

Donor Recognition Event Today

Please join us today, Thursday, Nov. 14 from 2:30pm to 4:00pm as the Library Archives and Special Collections (Building 1L) celebrates the addition of a new collection donated by Prof. Susan Imberman and her husband Dr. Steven Imberman, DDS, documenting the house at 808 Annadale Road, Staten Island that Dr. Imberman used as his office for many years.

The collection’s architectural drawings, watercolor renderings, photographs, and financial records document the construction and original furnishings of the house, built in 1917 as part of the Little Farms development in Annadale. From as early as the mid-19th Century, suburban real estate development constituted an important aspect of Staten Island’s population growth. Shortly after Staten Island’s 1898 consolidation with New York City, a real estate company assembled a parcel of land in Annadale chosen to appeal to commuters due to the proximity of a Staten Island Railway station. The company began selling houses in Little Farms in 1900 and built a new railway station for Annadale in 1910. The materials the Imberman’s donated are remarkable for their completeness and the documentation they provide of an aspect of Staten Island’s residential development in the years after consolidation.

Light refreshments will be served.

By Amy F. Stempler

Undergraduate Conference on Research, Scholarship, and Performance

The College of Staten Island’s 19th Annual Undergraduate Conference on Research, Scholarship and Performance will be held on Thursday, Apr. 30, 2020 in the Center for the Arts (Building 1P) Atrium from 11:30am to 4:30pm.

Please be sure to check the UGConference Website regularly for updates and information.

If there are any questions, please call the Office of the Associate Provost for Graduate Studies, Research, and Institutional Effectiveness at 718.982.2341.

By the Division of Academic Affairs