The Monday Brief
June 23, 2017

Enjoy highlights from 2017 commencements, with inspiring words from Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, among others. ››

Chancellor J. B. Milliken applauds the federal government’s restoration of year-round Pell Grants to assist lower income students, starting this summer.  "This is great news for current and prospective CUNY students." ››

From hip-hop to opera, check out this week's lineup of free SummerStage performances in city parks. ››

CUNYAC Women’s Outdoor Track and Field All-Stars, include Keyanna Miller of Medgar Evers, CUNYAC/Army ROTC Performer of the Year. ››

Fort Tryon Park Trust needs volunteers for its clean-up day in Cabrini Woods – an important ecological habitat in northern Manhattan. ››

Events
July 1 | Kingsborough CommunityCollege

On Stage at Kingsborough Music Series presents the Rob Stoneback Big Band with guest vocalists Kathy Jenkins and Rob Kevlin. ››

July 1 | Hunter College

Roosevelt House offers visitors a chance to explore the famous family's private home on Saturdays through Aug. 26.   ››

July 2 | Hostos Community College

Uptown Dance Academy presents its annual History of Black Dance presentation at the Hostos Center for Arts and Culture.  ››