Academic News

A Plan for Experiential Learning: Creating More High-Impact Opportunities for Students

June 6, 2016 | Featured

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.

NYC High School Students Showcase Research at the 2016 New York City Science & Engineering Fair

June 6, 2016 | Featured

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.

CUNY’s ASAP Program Featured on PBS NewsHour

May 6, 2016 | Featured

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.

Guttman Transfer Scholarships Awarded to High-achieving Community College Graduates

February 18, 2016 | Undergraduate Studies

On September 29, 2015, an awards ceremony to honor the one hundred 2015 Guttman Scholars was held at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College.

New York Simulation Center for the Health Sciences (NYSIM) celebrated serving 50,000 learners

February 18, 2016 | Uncategorized

July 23, 2016 On Thursday, July 23, the New York Simulation Center for the Health Sciences (NYSIM) celebrated a milestone moment of serving 50,000 learners—and counting! Students, faculty, administrators, and NYSIM staff members gathered to recognize this accomplishment and the simulation teaching facility’s ongoing impact on health care services in New York City. As a […]

Lehman College’s SEEK Program Nominated for Prestigious Award

February 18, 2016 | Uncategorized

September 25, 2015 | Lehman College “Lehman College’s SEEK program is among the top 5 finalists for the nationally prestigious ¡Excelencia! in Education’s 2015 Examples of Excelencia Award, which recognizes programs dedicated to Latino success in higher education. Lehman’s program was selected out of over 250 nominees from programs in 30 states, including Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico.”

Conference To Explore Academic Technologies With Potential To Address Issues Of Social Justice, Activism, And Equal Opportunity In Education

September 4, 2015 | Undergraduate Studies

On Friday, September 18, CUNY’s Centers for Teaching and Learning will host a day-long conference exploring emerging academic technologies and related pedagogical models that have the potential to address issues of social justice, activism, and equal opportunity in education. Taking place at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn…

CUNY-wide Common Core Course Review Committee Update

January 20, 2015 | Featured

CCCRC Membership for 2014-2016.

A Message from the Interim Chancellor Regarding Pathways Review

February 13, 2014 | Featured

The following message from Interim Chancellor William P. Kelly was sent to CUNY College Presidents and Deans on February 3, 2014.

Pathways Update: Fall 2013

October 23, 2013 | Featured

CUNY’s Pathways initiative is in full effect this fall, as required by the resolution passed by the CUNY Board of Trustees in June 2011. Pathways ensures that students transferring among CUNY campuses will not lose general education, major, or elective credits.