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Summer 2002
CUNY Biologists Cultivate New Medicines
Remarkable June Grads Break the Mold
Major CUNY Response to Nursing Shortage
Harlem Hospital Leader a Role Model for Salk Scholars
"Votes Rebuild New York" Campaign Launched
Goldstein “Closeup” On Honors College Governors Island, High Schools
CUNY ANNOUNCES 9/11 Memorial Competition
CCNY Engineer Honored by the Nation

Seminar-in-a-Book Ponders 9/11

From "Ground Zero" Rapper to City Council Candidate
Turning Anger into Literature
Model City Council Planned in the Fall
Highlights of 2002-2003 State Adopted Budget
Two New CUNY Trustees Appointed
Biomedical Engineer Wins Guggenheim
City University Leading Producer of Hispanic Graduates
The Challenge of AIDS in Africa
Bilingual: College French, Scientist's Latin
Presidential Appointments for Queens and York Colleges

Queens College Artist Adds New Passion to His Palette

El Diario-La Prensa Editor Honored at Model Senate

Intel Chief Plunges into Memory

Dual Citizen of the Pen

"Opticals" for Woody Allen, Illustrations for Mother Nature
CUNY Faculty Experts on Post-9/11 Response Listed on Web Site
 
 

Major CUNY Response to Nursing Shortage

Responding to a report by the CUNY Nursing Task Force, Chancellor Matthew Goldstein announced on June 11 plans to add 30 full-time faculty to the University's nursing programs. This was one of several recommendations made by the Task Force, chaired by BMCC President Antonio Perez.

Calling CUNY "by far the leading provider of new registered nurses in New York," Goldstein indicated the report would provide a blueprint "to expand our nursing programs while improving their quality."

"BMCC students graduating with an Associate degree in nursing are walking into $55,000-a-year jobs," said Perez. "And senior and specialty nurses earn upwards of $100,000. We need to get the word out."

The Task Force report is available in full and in an executive summary on the CUNY website
http://www.cuny.edu/nursing/index.html
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