News from The City University of New York

CCNY’s Class of 2015 gears for commencement

May 22, 2015 | City College

The alma mater of 10 Nobel Laureates and numerous other distinguished alumni, The City College of New York bids farewell to the Class of 2015 at its 169th Commencement Exercises Friday, May 29, at 9 a.m. on CCNY’s new South Campus Great Lawn.

Associate Dean Mendelson Co-Authors Scholarly Article on Journalism’s Future

May 22, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

An essay in The Communication Review concludes that focusing on technology alone will not solve the industry’s problems.

Services for Dr. Derrick Griffith

May 22, 2015 | The University

Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, May 22 for Dr. Derrick Griffith, the beloved Medgar Evers College Dean of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management who was one of eight people tragically killed in the Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia earlier this month.

United Hospital Fund Provides CUNY SPH with $100K to Address Depression Among CUNY Students

May 21, 2015 | CUNY School of Public Health

The grant will address untreated depression among CUNY students by developing and pilot testing a student awareness campaign and resources, and using student “health ambassadors” to provide outreach and information at three Bronx campuses. CUNY School of Public Health will also strengthen campus mental health services and review current linkages to community mental health providers. […]

Proskauer Gives Gift to College to Support Students

May 21, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Proskauer, a leading global law firm based in New York, recently gave Guttman Community College a $5,000 gift to support students. The proceeds are being used to provide students who request food and lunch money from the Carroll and Milton Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund $25 gift cards to the Subway restaurant chain to. At […]

The Americas Film Festival of New York returns for second year

May 21, 2015 | City College

Emilio Martinez-Lazaro’s “Spanish Affair” (“Ocho Apellidos Vascos”) will open the second annual The Americas Film Festival of New York, which runs from June 22 to June 26.

Baruch College Professor Earns Fulbright Award for Research in India

May 21, 2015 | Baruch College

Baruch College Professor Veena Oldenburg has earned a Fulbright Senior Award for Scholarly Excellence, which she will use to work on a research project in India.