"Liberty Kid" Comes to CSI!

The award-winning, critically acclaimed film Liberty Kid, winner for Best Feature at the New York International Latino Film Festival will be screened at CSI on Friday, Apr. 10 at 7:00pm in the Center for the Arts (Building 1P) Recital Hall.

The director, Ilya Chaiken, a Brooklyn-based independent filmmaker will be at the screening and will conduct a Q&A session after the film. More info is available here.

This event is sponsored by the CSI FIlm Club, admission is free, and the event is CLUE-certified.

Alumni Stimulus Package

The Alumni Relations Office, in collaboration with the Career and Scholarship Center, presents An Alumni Stimulus Package,” a special program intended for our alumni who have been affected by job loss or who face threatened job security in the current economy.  The event will take place on Tuesday, Apr. 14 in the Center for the Arts (Building 1P) Recital Hall from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.

Eric Barron, a nationally recognized motivational speaker for management and career coaching, will be our featured presenter.  Mr. Barron will address a wide range of skills and techniques needed to find/keep a job in tough economic times (or any time). Topics will include refreshing one’s resume, updating interview and communication skills, Internet job searches, and more.

This event is intended for our alumni; friends and family are also welcome, if accompanied by alumni. Pre-registration is required by calling Joanne German at 718.982.2290.

CSI Library Database-of-the-Month

As Earth Day approaches take some time to familiarize yourself with some of the pressing environmental challenges that we face in the 21st century. GreenFILE provides access to scholarly, government, and general interest publications dealing with a wide range of environmental issues such as climate change, alternative energy, biodiversity, environmental racism, and green consumption. The database takes a multidisciplinary approach to environmental concerns, incorporating literature from many fields including agriculture, environmental sciences, sociology, health, law, and technology.

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day 2009

On Thursday, Apr. 23, CSI will participate in Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day 2009.  All  full- and part-time College employees are invited to bring their daughters and sons (ages 6 to 16) to the day’s events.

 As part of the day’s activities children will have the opportunity to engage in a variety of planned activities and to meet President Tomás Morales.  The schedule will be announced later. 

In order to accomodate, we ask that you pre-register your child(ren).  Please contact Veronica DiMeglio at 718.982.2436 or  or Michelle Buonacore-Artz at 718.982.2013 no later than Monday, Apr. 13.

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is a national event held annually on the fourth Thursday in April.  The program was started as Take Our Daughters to Work Day by the Ms. Foundation for Women in 1993, with the goal of choosing a day to bring girls and young women into the workplace to mentor and inspire the next generation of women.  Over the years, formalized programs at companies, schools, and government agencies have grown to include boys as well as girls in activities designed to introduce children to careers and the opportunities available to them in the workplace.  What better place for children to explore the vast opportunities of their futures than on our campus.  We look forward to an exciting day and to meeting your child(ren). 

Conficker Worm

The Office of Technology Systems is aware of the potential risk of the Conficker worm. The College is using the most advanced tools supplied by NYS Cyber Security to ensure that it does not affect our systems. We will keep you informed if there is any action which you should take.
In the meantime, if you have any questions or concerns please contact the Technology HelpDesk at 718.982.3695.

CUNY Wellness Fair

The Annual CUNY Wellness Fair will take place on Thursday, Apr. 23, 2009 in the Campus Center (Building 1C) Rotunda from noon to 3:00pm.  Cholesterol, diabetes, blood pressure, and HIV screening will be available, as well as health information from on-campus and community resources.  T-shirts and light refreshments will be available for students.  This event is sponsored by Wellness and Health Promotion.

2009 Annual Safety Report

A copy of the College of Staten Island 2009 Annual Safety Report is now available. This report includes statistics for the previous three years (2008, 2007, and 2006) concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this report at the Public Safety Office in Building 2A, Room 108 or by clicking here.

Library Hours for Spring Recess 2009

The hours of operation for the CSI Library during Spring Recess, Wednesday, Apr. 8 through Friday, Apr. 17 will be as follows:

Wednesday to Friday, Apr. 8 to 10: 9:00am to 5:00pm

Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 11 and 12: Closed

Monday and Tuesday, Apr. 13 and 14: 9:00am to 5:00pm

Wednesday and Thursday, Apr. 15 and 16: 9:00am to 8:00pm

Friday, Apr. 17: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Regular weekend hours resume on Saturday, Apr. 18:
Saturday, April 18: 8:30am to 7:00pm

Sunday, Apr. 19: noon to 7:00pm
Regular weekday hours will resume on Monday, Apr. 20.