Academic News

Archive for 2017

Pathways Third-Year Review

September 15, 2017 | Undergraduate Studies

The following message from CUNY’s Office of Academic Affairs was sent to Chief Academic Officers on September 15, 2017: The June 2011 Board of Trustees resolution on Pathways stipulated that Pathways policies and processes be reviewed and evaluated each year for three years beginning in 2013, and every three years thereafter, to modify them as […]

New CUNY Students honored with Peter Jennings Scholarship following completion of High School Equivalency

June 19, 2017 | Featured, Uncategorized

The 2017 Peter Jennings Scholarship Laurel Awards ceremony was held at the CUNY TV studio at the CUNY Graduate Center on Thursday June 15. This awards program was established 15 years ago in honor the late Peter Jennings, who served as anchor of ABC’s World News Tonight for more than twenty years, and provides scholarships […]

Open Educational Resources Lowering Textbook Costs for CUNY Students

June 8, 2017 | Uncategorized

Conversations about college affordability often center on tuition costs, but textbook expenses are a significant factor for many students at CUNY and colleges and universities across the country. The average college student spends $1,200 on textbooks per year—an amount that is not negligible for any student, and prohibitive for many from low income households. In […]

New York City Department of Education Big Apple Awards Honor 13 CUNY Graduates

June 6, 2017 | Featured, Uncategorized

Last month the New York City Department of Education announced the recipients of the fifth annual Big Apple Awards, a city-wide recognition program that honors outstanding public school educators. Thirteen of this year’s 19 Big Apple Award recipients are graduates of CUNY colleges—a remarkable proportion that highlights the important partner role that the university plays […]

Lincoln Center Education and CUNY Teacher Education Offer Arts-focused Professional Development

March 20, 2017 | Featured, Uncategorized

On February 28, 2017, faculty from across the university rolled up their sleeves for a professional development opportunity with an artistic slant. For the past two decades, CUNY and Lincoln Center Education—two renowned institutions with a shared commitment to enriching the lives of New Yorkers—have collaborated to integrate artistic exposure into educational experiences. From musical […]