News from The City University of New York

Hostos Home To “What Creates Health? A Community Conversation”

September 30, 2016 | Hostos Community College

On September 24, Hostos was home to the Health Department’s Center for Health Equity’s “What Creates Health? A Community Conversation.”

$4.27m grant boosts CCNY expert John Martin’s spinal cord injury research

September 30, 2016 | City College

For people with cervical spinal cord injuries, regaining hand function is the highest priority. Currently there are no effective treatments for people living with paralysis or profound weakness after SCI. A new $4.27 million grant to John Martin, medical professor at the CUNY School of Medicine at The City College of New York, from the New York State Department of Health is aimed at boosting research

Verrazano Student Takes Full Advantage of College Experience and Beyond

September 30, 2016 | College of Staten Island

She has two majors, three minors, four part-time jobs, is an avid volunteer and member of multiple clubs, and has future plans to study abroad, more »

Tech Incubator @ Queens College Holds Official Opening on September 29

September 29, 2016 | Queens College

Today’s ribbon-cutting marks the official opening of the Tech Incubator @ Queens College, the first such facility in the borough.

Wall Street Journal trumpets CCNY’s remarkable diversity

September 29, 2016 | City College

The City College of New York’s renowned diversity is once again a big hit in national college rankings – by The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education this time. Their 2016 rankings place City College at #2 for environment.

CSI Ranks 27th Among Top Salaries for Grads

September 29, 2016 | College of Staten Island

The US Department of Education (DOE) has released its findings on top salaries for college graduates after studying 58 colleges in New York City.  The more »

As School Year Opens New Majors, More Courses, New Med School

September 29, 2016 | CUNY Matters, The University

The new CUNY School of Medicine has opened with an inaugural class of 69 students, following final approval by Gov. Andrew Cuomo that now allows a CUNY institution to grant medical degrees for the first time in the University’s 170-year history.

CUNY Partners with Revature to Offer Tuition-Free Coding Bootcamp for Graduates

September 28, 2016 | The University

The City University of New York (CUNY) and Revature, a leading technology talent development company, have announced Revature at CUNY, a strategic partnership to provide free industry-aligned coding bootcamps for CUNY graduates.

Baruch College Hosts “Top 40 Under 40 in PR/Communications”

September 28, 2016 | Baruch College

The Weissman School of Arts & Sciences at Baruch College presents “Top 40 Under 40 in PR/Communications” on Friday, October 14, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.. This panel representing the top 40 Under 40, acknowledged by PRWeek as “young PR pros who get results, never settle for second best, and represent the future of communications,” will address the latest trends in the communications and marketing field.

CSI Alumna Elisa Csorba Dares to Follow Her Dreams

September 28, 2016 | College of Staten Island

As Elisa Csorba ’16 is a self-proclaimed “Disney fanatic,” it should come as no surprise that on the day after graduation, the Macaulay Honors College more »

Attorney Stuart Katz gifts $1 million to CCNY

September 27, 2016 | City College

Thanks to a $1 million gift from attorney and distinguished alumnus Stuart Z. Katz, The City College of New York is establishing a new endowed professorship in the Division of Humanities and the Arts. The gift will be administered by The City College Fund.

Queens College Launches “Year of Korea” with Free Screening of 20016 Film on Korean “Comfort Women”

September 27, 2016 | Queens College

Queens College’s “Year of Korea” opens on September 29 with the screening of a film that made news in Korea: Spirits’ Homecoming recounts the plight of War World II Korean “comfort women” forced into brothels by the Japanese

Mayor de Blasio, Chancellors Fariña and Milliken Announce Elimination of CUNY Application Fee For Low-Income NYC Students

September 26, 2016 | The University

Mayor de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Fariña, and CUNY Chancellor Milliken announced today that the CUNY application fee will be eliminated for all low-income NYC public high school seniors starting this fall. The expansion increases the number of CUNY fee waivers more than fivefold – under the expansion, an estimated 37,500 high school seniors will qualify for fee waivers, up from approximately 6,500 waivers issued annually in previous years.

Baruch College Students Host Voter Registration Rally from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

September 26, 2016 | Baruch College

In celebration of National Voter Registration Day and following the first Presidential Debate — expected to be the most-watched in TV history — Baruch College’s Undergraduate Student Government will host a Voter Registration Rally on Tuesday, September 27 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.