The Thursday Brief - October 1, 2016

Chancellor’s Report to The Board of Trustees

At the Board of Trustees’ September meeting, Chancellor James B. Milliken asserted that this academic year CUNY “will collaborate as never before, both internally and outside the University,” a key goal of a “connected CUNY” that is a theme and aim of the University’s new Master Plan. The Chancellor also expressed optimism about the year ahead, touting recent achievements including the record CUNY graduation rate last spring and high rankings for Macaulay Honors College, the School of Professional Studies, and Stella and Charles Guttman Community College.

http://www1.cuny.edu/mu/podcasts/2016/09/26/chancellors-report-to-the-board-of-trustees-26/

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Register to Vote on CUNYfirst

Learn how easy it is to vote in the Nov. 8 general election in the CUNY TV Vote for Your Future video. By logging into your individual CUNYfirst account and clicking the "NYS Voter Registration Form," you will see your own personalized form. Deadline for voter registration is Friday, Oct. 14.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQVB0K8qUrU&feature=youtu.be

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ADFF Festival

The Architecture & Design Film Festival celebrates the unique creative spirit that drives architecture and design. With a curated selection of low-cost films, events and panel discussions, ADFF creates an opportunity to entertain, engage and educate people who are excited about architecture and design. Through Sunday, Oct. 2. Various locations.

http://adfilmfest.com/

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Sportswire — Women’s Tennis

Both Baruch and John Jay are looking to keep their winning streaks in women's tennis going when they play Oneonta and Kean, respectively, this weekend.

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

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Bronx Domestic Violence Roundtable
Sep. 30 | Hostos Community College

The Bronx Domestic Violence Roundtable discussion of the "Bronx Intimate Partner Violence Needs Assessment," a comprehensive survey of the legal and social services needs of survivors in the Bronx community.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=76935

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CUNY Dance Initiative Performance
Sep. 30 | The University

The CUNY Dance Initiative presents a performance of  "Apartment 33," by artistic director Chloe Arnold, about a group of tap dancers from all over the country who move to New York City.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=77224

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Screening of ‘Hiroshima Bound’
Sep. 30 | Hunter College

Screening of the documentary "Hiroshima Bound," followed by a discussion with Martin Lucas, assistant professor of film and media studies, and Yukiko Koga, assistant professor of anthropology at Hunter College.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=77827

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The Havana Cuba All-Stars
Oct. 1 | Queensborough Community College

Performance by some of Cuba's most prominent musicians, celebrating the musical legacy and cultural diversity of the Cuban people.

http://events.cuny.edu/eventDetail.asp?EventId=77102

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Screening of ‘Jason and Shirley’
Oct. 3 | Graduate Center

Filmmaker Stephen Winter presents a screening of his 2015 award-winning film, "Jason and Shirley," a reimagining that revisits the making of Shirley Clarke's 1967 documentary "Portrait of Jason."

http://www.gc.cuny.edu/All-GC-Events/Calendar/Detail?id=37371

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