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Addressing the City & State Education Forum, Chancellor Milliken outlined critical elements of CUNY’s strategic plan to enable students to meet the challenges of the knowledge economy. ››

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This summer, CUNY students partnered with Natural Areas Conservancy and the NYC Parks Department in helping to restore the ecological health of Bayswater Park in Far Rockaway.  ››

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The Village Voice reports on a new school of education program at Medgar Evers College that trains educators both at its Crown Heights campus and at colleges in the Caribbean. ››

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Books Beneath the Bridge hosts a range of free events in Brooklyn Bridge Park throughout the summer, including a weekly reading series, concerts on Bargemusic, and performances by the New York Classical Theatre. ››

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Volunteer on Governors Island as a zero-waste educator at a recycling station to show event goers how to separate food scraps from recyclables and landfill-bound waste. Volunteers also get to enjoy the events after their shifts. ››

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