The Monday Brief - November 24, 2014

CUNY Value

"Affordability in New York City" brought Jacob Bacaner from Memphis, Tenn., to Baruch College, giving him freedom to pursue many interests and graduate with little debt.    

http://www1.cuny.edu/sites/6/about/resources/cuny-value/

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Book Beat – ‘The Orphan Scandal’ and the Muslim Brotherhood

In her new book, The Orphan Scandal: Christian Missionaries and the Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood, City College history professor Beth Baron recounts the brutal beating of a 15-year-old Muslim girl by Christian missionaries in 1933 and tells how the incident spurred the growth of one of Islam’s most influential political organizations.

http://www1.cuny.edu/mu/podcasts/2014/11/20/the-orphan-scandal-and-the-muslim-brotherhood/

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CUNY Store Shipping Bonus

Celebrate the holidays with free shipping when you spend $30 or more at the online CUNY Store. Currently, 17 of the University’s schools and colleges are participating, so check the site to see what's available. Get 10% off men's and women's hats through Dec. 4. »

http://www.thecunystore.com/

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Sportswire — Weekend Wrap-Up

Both men's and women's basketball are in full swing; check out the weekend's scores. Also the winners of the CUNYAC Intramural Championships in chess and table tennis.

http://cuny.edu/about/sportswire.html

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FeedingNYC at Thanksgiving

Help FeedingNYC pack and deliver Thanksgiving meals to families at shelters throughout New York City. Join hundreds of other volunteers on Tuesday, Nov. 25 at Pier 60 at Chelsea Piers. FeedingNYC has delivered nearly 35,000 complete Thanksgiving meals over 13 years.

http://www.nycservice.org/opportunities/9332

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Silberman Jazz Series
Nov. 24 | Baruch College

As part of the Silberman Jazz Series, trombonist Alain Trudel and his band will entertain. Free and open to the public.

http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/calendar/EventList.aspx?eventidn=16520&view=EventDetails&information_id=134877

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‘Jitney’
Nov. 24 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

August Wilson's "Jitney," performed by John Jay students of the Communications and Theatre Arts Department. Directed by Vernice Miller.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=57241

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Brooklyn Electroacoustic Ensemble
Nov. 25 | Brooklyn College

Douglas Geers directs new and classic electroacoustic works.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=53271

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Citizenship Now Assistance Event
Nov. 25 | The University

Citizenship Now! Application Assistance Event with Council Member Margaret Chin, New Americans Campaign and NALEO, Manhattan.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=56140

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Ebola and the Global Collapse of Public Infrastructure
Nov. 25 | College of Staten Island

Ebola and the Global Collapse of Public Infrastructure: Understanding the Real Sources and Solutions to Ebola and Other Pandemics, a public forum that will address the conditions faced by the most affected countries.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=57232

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