The Thursday Brief - February 8, 2016

Chancellor’s Report to the Board of Trustees

In remarks to the Board of Trustees, Chancellor Milliken reported that CUNY School of Law's public interest law program is now ranked No. 1 in the country by preLaw magazine. In addition, U.S. News & World Report placed The School of Professional Studies' online baccalaureate program 11th in the nation. CUNY's support to student veterans was also recognized, as the number of military friendly campuses expanded from seven to 17 campuses. The Chancellor said: "We are graduating record numbers of students, giving them the capabilities and credentials they need to realize their dreams, raise families and contribute to the region's prosperity."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTSeCbEJGpc

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Annual SmartPitch Challenge

Have an idea for a startup but don't know what to do?  Come to the 14th Annual SmartPitch Challenge kickoff event on Feb. 5 to find more about this CUNY-wide student entrepreneurship competition offering $30,000 in cash prizes, sponsored by Municipal Credit Union.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/smartpitch-challenge-2016-kickoff-tickets-20066261729

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Deal on Sweatshirts and Hoodies

Show off your college colors as you snuggle up in a new fleece-lined sweatshirt or hoodie from the online CUNY Store. Save 10% through Feb. 29. Check the site to see if your school is participating.

http://www.thecunystore.com/login.aspx?logout=1&company=CUY

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Sportswire — Swimming and Diving Championships

CUNYAC's 2015-16 Men and Women's Swimming and Diving Championships, a three-day event, kicks off Friday, Feb. 5, at the APEX at Lehman. Get your free tickets at cuny.athletics.com/tickets.

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

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