Elvis Maynard (Film & Media alum), Andres Otero (Film & Media alum) and Leydy Otero won first prize in the Social Entrepreneurship track for the Baruch College Entrepreneurship Competition, an annual two-semester-long team event that provides an opportunity for New York City college students to develop their business plans and compete for funding to start their own business.
IMA Alumna Vandana Sood‘s ‘Women and Islam’ won the best Documentary Award at the Festival ArtDeco de Cinema in Sao Paolo, Brazil.
Two Hunter College seniors have won Murray Kempton Awards for Journalism honoring the contributions of outstanding undergraduate student journalists at CUNY.
Fausto Giovanny Pinto won the award for best feature story for his portrayal of a Pentecostal pastor’s efforts to feed the hungry in his South Bronx neighborhood. The story appeared in The Hunts Point Express, the community newspaper staffed by students in Neighborhood News, an advanced journalism class.
Jesse Lent won the award for best news story for his article in The Envoy on a student referendum to decide whether to fund a new environmental organization, the Green Initiative…[read more]