The Thursday Brief - June 25, 2016

Seven New Trustees Named to the Board

Citing their “solid records of leadership,” Chancellor James B. Milliken welcomes seven CUNY Trustees, including Chairperson  William C. Thompson Jr., and thanks outgoing Chairperson Benno Schmidt for his “unwavering commitment to academic quality and opportunity for all students.” More »

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‘Be Good to Yourself’

New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray advised 2016 graduates of the CUNY Baccalaureate program to maintain balance in their lives. “To achieve the most good in this world, you must first be good to yourself,” McCray said. More »

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Make a Video, Win a Scholarship

Enter now for a chance to win a $500 scholarship from NYC College Line, a Web-based portal offering information on college admissions and the college experience. Deadline for the video contest is June 30. For updates on our scholarships and other contest details, Like us on Facebook. More »

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‘The Daily Show’ Performers in the Park

Comedy Central invites you to a night of free, live comedy featuring your favorite personalities from The Daily Show. Joining host Trevor Noah will be correspondents and contributors including Ronny Chieng and Jordan Klepper. Sunday, June 26, at 7 p.m. SummerStage, Rumsey Playfield, Central Park. More »

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‘All the Single Ladies’
June 23 | Hunter College

Author Rebecca Traister comes to Roosevelt House to discuss her groundbreaking book, All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation. More »

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Citizenship Now! Assistance Event
June 25 | The University

At this event experienced lawyers and members of the CUNY Citizenship Now! Volunteer Corps, assist permanent residents with their citizenship applications. Preregistration is required for this event. More »

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Kulturefest NYC
June 25 | Baruch College

Kulturefest NYC welcomes Maia Morgenstern, director of the State Jewish Theater of Romania, in a tour-de-force performance as a Viennese cabaret performer in post-war Europe. More »

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