The City University of New York is expanding its promising Accelerate, Complete and Engage (ACE) program to Lehman College, thanks to a $1.1 million grant from the Robin Hood Foundation. ACE, launched at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Fall 2015, also with initial seed funding from Robin Hood, aims to double four-year baccalaureate graduation rates.
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CUNY Expands Its Promising ‘ACE’ Program to Lehman College in Partnership with Robin Hood FoundationDecember 10, 2018 | The University
New York Public University Systems Embark on Multilateral Academic Collaborations with Dominican Republic Education MinistriesDecember 7, 2018 | The University
New York –Leaders from the City University of New York (CUNY) and the State University of New York (SUNY) today joined Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), Dominican Republic Consul General Carlos Castillo and education officials from the Dominican Republic to formalize their commitment to embark on a series of necessary and valuable academic collaborations. The joint […]
December 5, 2018 | The University
In an effort to help alleviate stressors that can hinder a student’s academic career, The City University of New York offers Single Stop, a program that helps students obtain nutrition benefits, health insurance, legal and financial services and tax preparation assistance, in short order, right on campus. Single Stop services are available at every CUNY community college and at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
NIH Grant Program Helps CUNY Community College Students Advance to Science Degrees and Research CareersDecember 3, 2018 | The University
A $1.6 million grant to Queensborough Community College from the National Institutes of Health will extend for another five years CUNY’s participation in a program that has helped hundreds of its students advance from associate degrees to baccalaureates in the sciences — and in some cases ultimately all the way to doctoral and medical degrees.
November 30, 2018 | The University
Education Dive published an op-ed by CUNY Board of Trustees Chairman William C. Thompson Jr. and CUNY Interim Chancellor Vita C. Rabinowitz.
November 29, 2018 | The University
The Spring 2019 application period for the Excelsior Scholarship is open. In combination with other student financial aid programs, the Excelsior Scholarship makes it possible for students to attend a CUNY college tuition-free. Students have until Monday, Jan. 14 to apply.
ICYMI: Amazon Fits Beautifully With CUNY: The City’s Public Universities Are Training People To Fill The Jobs The Tech Giant Is CreatingNovember 26, 2018 | The University
The New York Daily News published an op-ed by CUNY Board of Trustees Chairman William C. Thompson Jr. and CUNY Interim Chancellor Vita C. Rabinowitz. The text of the op-ed is available below. The op-ed can be seen here.
November 19, 2018 | The University
From its opening in the fall of 2001, Macaulay Honors College adhered to a policy — spelled out in its charter — that restricted admission to exceptional students who enrolled directly from high school. Transfer students weren’t allowed.
CUNY Board Of Trustees Chairperson Thompson, Chancellor Rabinowitz Welcome Amazon To NYC, Emphasize University’s Commitment To Provide Pipeline For TalentNovember 13, 2018 | The University
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced an agreement with Amazon for the company to establish a new corporate headquarters in Long Island City, Queens. The transformational project will generate an estimated $27.5 billion in city and state revenue over 25 years and create some 40,000 jobs by 2034, with an average […]
November 12, 2018 | The University
ReUp announces its official partnership with City University of New York (CUNY) to re-enroll “stopout” students and give them a second chance at earning the most powerful tool for social mobility: an undergraduate degree.