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March 28, 2014

The New York Times Digital is now available

Filed under: News — admin @ 4:25 pm

The New York Times Digital is now available to all City College students, faculty and staff! Use your City College email to register for an Academic Pass, which gives you full access to NYTimes.com and the NY Times smart phone app. It’s quick and easy, just follow these steps:

1. Go to nytimes.com/passes.

2. Click on “Register” to create a NYTimes.com account using your City College email address. You can enter a new password, or use your existing email password if you prefer.

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If you’ve already used your City College email address to register with NYTimes.com in the past, click the “Log In” button for returning users and skip to step 5.

3. Select which emails you’d like to receive from the NY Times, then click “Create My Account.”

4. On the Welcome page, click “Continue.”

5. You will then see “Check your email.” Look for a “Confirm your email” message from the NY Times in your City College email account—it should arrive within 15 minutes.

6. Click on the link in the confirmation email.

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Congratulations, you now have access to NYTimes.com and the smart phone app!

If you have any questions, please contact Tynan Hoffman at thoffman@ccny.cuny.edu, ext. 5750.

March 6, 2014

Seamus Scanlon Elected to MacDowell Fellows Executive Committee

Filed under: News — admin @ 3:58 pm

seamus11Seamus Scanlon, associate professor and librarian at the Centre for Worker Education, had been elected to the MacDowell Colony Fellows Executive Committee, an advisory Seamus11-001group to the Peterborough, Vt., artists colony. MacDowell, established in 1896, is the oldest and one of the most prestigious artists colonies in the United States. Prominent writers who have been in residence there include: James Baldwin, Willa Cather, E.L. Doctorow, Spalding Gray, Oscar
Hijuelos, Studs Terkel, Wendy Wasserstein and Thornton Wilder. Mr. Scanlon was a MacDowell fellow in 2012, and he completed work on his short story collection, “As Close As You’ll Ever Be,” (Cairn Press, 2012) there. He is the only librarian and only CUNY faculty member on the committee.

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