2020 can be a difficult year to feel holiday cheer. While we would ordinarily gather in-person, we can at least celebrate together from afar! Featuring some of our current students and recent alumni, wherever you are and how ever you’re able to celebrate, we wish you a safe, healthy, and happy 2020 holiday season! The languages represented in the video are (in order) Spanish, Turkish, Urdu, Polish, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, Marathi, Hebrew, Bengali, and English.
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Honoring the Class of 2020
On May 27th, the Sustainability in the Urban Environment Program convened graduates over Zoom alongside CCNY’s President, Sustainability faculty, friends, family, current students, and alumni to honor the very resilient Class of 2020. Vanessa Ventola and Jenny Lin were honored as class Valedictorian and Salutatorian, respectively. Below is the downloadable slideshow of photos shared by the graduates of themselves and of their experiences in the Sustainability Program.
Video Student Profile: Varsha Halarnkar
I worked as a junior architect for almost two years and working on residential redevelopment projects in the suburbs of Mumbai, India. I learned a lot from on-site experiences, coordinating with consultants, and working with an amazing team. Since my time in architecture school I was inclined towards learning more about sustainable design and construction but Mumbai as a city had very limited options to focus on this field. After contemplating it for almost a year I decided to go back to school and get a master’s degree in sustainability. I came across the program during my research for schools …
Video Student Profile: Joe Sollod
Featuring our graduate ambassador – Joseph Sollod! Joe, a current graduate student and graduate ambassador, is working with two teammates on a capstone project with the Chief Resiliency Officer of Hoboken to explain and evaluate climate adaptation for the city’s resiliency plan.
Student Profile: Lawrence V. Desimone, P.E.
I decided to attend the M. S. in Sustainability in the Urban Environment at CCNY because I was feeling stagnant at work. I wanted to earn credentials that would help me land an employment position thatseemed more interesting. I often find myself wantingsomething more out of work regardless of how useful I am to my company and my ‘workload’. For me, pursuing the Sustainability program is an attempt at finding an increased sense of meaning and gratification in my work. So far, it seems worthwhile. Most course assignments are related to topics Iam deeply interested in, and my areas of …