35th Phi Beta Delta Honors Society for International Scholars Webinar Conference

Join us for the 35th Annual Phi Beta Delta Honors Society International Scholars Webinar Conference, Monday and Tuesday, May 24 and 25, 11:00am to 7:00pm EDT. The conference is titled Moving Forward: The Future of Collaboration in Our Diverse World and feature Keynote Speaker Christine Pope, Senior Network Director of Welcoming America.

Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars will host a fully online conference for 2021 with research papers and poster presentations shared online. Presenters will discuss preferred methods in global teaching and learning from a diverse array of academic disciplines and global perspectives.

The CSI PBD Eta Lambda Chapter is providing free registration for PBD members and to members of the CSI community to this very special event, which also features presentations from CSI students and faculty. For login information, email pbd@csi.cuny.edu .

This is a CC CLUE event.

For conference information, please go online.  

By the Eta Lambda Chapter/CSI

Tenth Annual Lavender Graduation

The Tenth Annual Lavender Graduation, honoring CSI’s LGBTQ+ graduates from the Class of 2021, will take place virtually on Wednesday, May 26 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. More information is available online.

LGBTQ+ graduates are invited!

Please join us in celebration of your accomplishments and graduation.

Graduates receiving any degree from an Associate’s to a Doctorate are invited to join. The ceremony will be held on Zoom.

Register online.

Anyone wishing to attend in support of our graduates can also register at the link above. Please help us spread the word to LGBTQ+ grads.

Professor Saadia Toor from Sociology/Anthropology will deliver the keynote address.

By the Division of Student Affairs

Updated Food Pantry Information

The Food Pantry will be open this week during Spring Break: Wednesday, Mar. 31st from 10:30am to 1:00pm and on Friday, Apr. 2nd, from 10:30am to 1:00pm.

The Office of Student Life would like to remind you that the CSI Food Pantry will continue to be an available resource on campus throughout the semester. If you or a student you know is having difficulties finding food to eat during this challenging time, CSI has a non-perishable Food Pantry that was created to help provide assistance for our students. Throughout the Spring semester, the pantry remains available to our campus community by appointment only. 


The Spring 2021 CSI Food Pantry appointment hours will be from 10:30am to 1:00pm on Wednesdays and Fridays for the Spring semester. If you need to make an appointment, please fill out the online form and someone from the Office of Student Life will contact you. Please note, if the dates and times listed above do not work for your schedule or if you have any questions, please feel free to email us at studentlife@csi.cuny.edu

All CUNY campus locations (including CSI) require that all faculty, staff, and students download and complete the Everbridge Health Checker app before coming to campus. This simple Symptom Checker can and should be accessed from your mobile phone each day before your visit to campus. After a brief one-time setup of the Everbridge app, the daily Symptom Checker takes less than two minutes to complete. It is an important reminder to consider whether you have symptoms of or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 before you enter any CUNY facility. You will need to Login using your CUNY Login credentials: (Username: Firstname.Lastname@login.cuny.edu).  

For more information about CUNY’s policy on Campus re-entry or on the Everbridge App, please go online.

By Carol Brower

Technology Training Sessions for the Week of Mar. 29

The Technology Training Center will continue to offer weekly training sessions on the applications to assist you with your telecommuting efforts. 

If there is a topic that you would like to have covered in the future, please contact us, and we will do our best to assist you. We can also customize and provide group training to meet your departmental needs. 

Beginning with March, we will restart our Monthly series, where we focus on a specific application each month. April will be MS Excel Month. 

Please use our Registration page to register for any of the sessions. Please note that this schedule is fluid, and we may add or cancel training sessions as needed to serve the College community better.

We look forward to working with you.

Be well.

By Doriann Pieve-Hyland

Legal Studies Book Talk

The CSI Legal Studies Institute presents:New and Noteworthy: Spring Book Talk Series: Free to Move: Foot Voting, Migration, and Political Freedom” with Ilya Somin, Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law, on Thursday, Mar. 4 from 7:30pm to 8:45pm via Zoom. The lecture is free and open to the public, and CC CLUE. 

Register online

This event is co-sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences.  For more information, see the ​online flyer.

By the Division of Academic Affairs