On September 22, 2016, an awards ceremony to honor the 2016 recipients of the Guttman Transfer Scholarship was held at The Graduate Center’s Proshansky Auditorium. This scholarship program, thanks to the generosity of the Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation, supports some of CUNY’s most high-achieving community college graduates as they transfer to five CUNY senior […]
The following message from Executive Vice Chancellor Vita Rabinowitz was sent to CUNY Chief Academic Officers on September 22, 2016. The June 2011 Board of Trustees resolution on Pathways stipulated that all of the “Pathways policies and processes, including the Common Core, be reviewed and evaluated each year for three years beginning in 2013, and […]
According to the resolution passed by the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York on June 27, 2011, the University Office of Academic Affairs, working with the colleges, “will facilitate the expeditious review and approval of all courses proposed for the Common Core with the assistance of a CUNY-wide committee, appointed by […]
Claythia Nicholas spent her sophomore year at Medgar Evers researching in an HIV immunology lab under the direction of her mentor, Dr. William Carr. Shenice Greene attended the Society of Visual Anthropology conference in Denver with her mentor, Dr. Kristina Baines, to present research they had conducted at Guttman Community College; their presentation resulted in […]
This summer, CUNY introduced a new Global Search tool for students to use as they are searching for courses and planning their schedules. Unlike the existing class schedule available in CUNYfirst, Global Search lets students search for courses across multiple CUNY colleges instead of just one college at a time. In addition to searching any […]
A new study by CUNY researchers shows that allowing students to take college-level instead of remedial quantitative courses can increase student success. The results of this randomized control trial were published in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association. The study, which was conducted at three CUNY community […]
Three of CUNY’s community college—Hostos Community College, Bronx Community College, and Borough of Manhattan Community College will share a $300,000 grant to participate in a new, nationwide effort to integrate high quality open educational resources (OER) in associate degree programs, in place of traditional text books that are costly for students. By making free, online […]
From students in City Tech’s hospitality management program running an entire dining experience, to Guttman Community College students traveling to Ecuador with faculty to study deforestation efforts in the Itapoae Reserve, experiential learning is an important and growing part of a CUNY education.
On Thursday March 29, more than 200 high school students from around New York City gathered at the American Museum of Natural History for the final round of the 2016 New York City Science & Engineering Fair.
A recent PBS NewsHour segment notes that “states across the country are watching an effort in New York City that promises to more than double graduation rates at community colleges.” That effort is the Accelerated Study in Associate Programs, which provide CUNY students with the academic, social, and financial support they need to graduate with an Associate in Arts or Associate in Applied Science degree in no more than three years.