Powell Fellows Take On Washington, D.C.!

This May, the Colin L. Powell Center for Leadership and Service launched the Colin L. Powell School Semester in Washington, where 11 CCNY students lived and worked over the summer in our nation’s capital. As the Residence Coordinator, I was thrilled to have the chance to introduce these young men and women to my hometown.

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by Elizabeth Walle, Residence Coordinator, Powell School’s Semester in Washington Program

This May, the Colin L. Powell Center for Leadership and Service launched the Colin L. Powell School Semester in Washington, where 11 CCNY students lived and worked over the summer in our nation’s capital. As the Residence Coordinator, I was thrilled to have the chance to introduce these young men and women to my hometown.

Clockwise, from left: Fellows Muhammad Saleh, Muhammed Alam,  Tahsin Chowdhury, Andrea Leon, Stephanie Guzman
Clockwise, from left: Fellows Muhammad Saleh, Muhammed Alam, Tahsin Chowdhury, Andrea Leon, Stephanie Guzman

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Colin Powell Center becoming Colin Powell School!

With a decade behind us of creating service-learning and public scholarship opportunities for students and faculty, the Center’s mission—to build leaders for the common good, strengthen connections between campus and communities, and promote civic engagement at City College and beyond—will continue to be the core mission of the School.

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It’s official! With the CUNY Board of Trustees’ green-lighting on April 29, City College’s Division of Social Sciences is now the Colin L. Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership.
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Kofi Annan to Speak at City College Friday, February 8

On Friday, February 8, Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General, will deliver a special guest lecture at City College. His appearance, sponsored by the Colin L. Powell Center for Leadership and Service, marks the publication of his collected papers, a joint six-year CCNY-Yale project, led by principle investigator Jean Krasno. Professor Krasno is the Center’s initiative director for multilateral diplomacy and international organizations.

Kofi Annan will deliver a lecture at CCNY on February 8 at 10 a.m. Photo: Creative Commons/Alberto CabelloOn Friday, February 8, Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General, will deliver a special guest lecture at City College. His appearance, sponsored by the Colin L. Powell Center for Leadership and Service, marks the publication of his collected papers, a joint six-year CCNY-Yale project, led by principle investigator Jean Krasno. Professor Krasno is the Center’s initiative director for multilateral diplomacy and international organizations. Continue reading “Kofi Annan to Speak at City College Friday, February 8”