News from The City University of New York

Chancellor Milliken Delivers Testimony on State Executive Budget

February 8, 2016 | The University

In testimony delivered in Albany on the 2016-2017 State Executive Budget, Chancellor James B. Milliken said state support is critical to continuing CUNY’s mission to students, ensuring its graduates become leaders, and finding new ways to strengthen the University for the future.

Hillel International Honors Queens College Hillel with the Phillip H. and Susan Rudd Cohen Outstanding Campus Award

February 8, 2016 | Queens College

The Queens College chapter of Hillel has been recognized with the prestigious Phillip H. and Susan Rudd Cohen Outstanding Campus award

Dolphins Men Triumph Again; Win Third Straight Title; Women Take Third Place

February 7, 2016 | College of Staten Island

FINAL SCORES / FINAL RESULTS – The College of Staten Island men’s swimming and diving team marched to their third-straight CUNYAC Championship this afternoon, pulling away from the field on the Meet’s final day, securing a 68 point win over both Lehman College and Baruch College, who tied for second place.

Dr. Gail O. Mellow, President of LaGuardia Community College, statement about President Barack Obama’s Community College Partnership Tax Credit Plan

February 5, 2016 | LaGuardia Community College

By providing significant business tax credits, President Obama’s proposal will generate new, effective partnerships bringing community colleges and businesses together to produce highly-trained candidates for jobs that need urgent filling.

Student Innovators Bring Justice Behind Bars

February 4, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

Three CUNY Law students, all 3Ls, are working to make a difference for inmates who believe they have been treated unfairly.

DREAMer Cesar Vargas (’11) Joins the New York Bar

February 3, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

Cesar Vargas (’11) was sworn in today to practice law, culminating his four-year quest to join the New York Bar, despite his undocumented status.

City lights, urban sprawl, and uncovering the future of ecology with Dr. Peter Groffman

February 2, 2016 | The University

“For a long time in environmental science we’ve done a pretty good job of keeping people outside the box of ecosystems” says Dr. Peter Groffman, who studies the microbial and chemical ecology of urban landscapes and waterways.

Baruch College Listed in Princeton Review’s Top 200 “Colleges That Pay You Back” 2016 Edition

February 2, 2016 | Baruch College

Baruch College is one of the nation’s best colleges for students seeking great academics, outstanding career preparation, and generous financial aid, according to The Princeton Review.

Chancellor’s Report to the Board of Trustees

February 2, 2016 | The University

In remarks to the Board of Trustees, Chancellor Milliken reported that CUNY School of Law’s public interest law program is now ranked #1 in the country by preLaw Magazine.

Nicholas O’Brien: The Four Tools Opens at New Media Artspace at Baruch College

February 2, 2016 | Baruch College

Baruch College presents Nicholas O’Brien: The Four Tools, an exhibition of video works by Nicholas O’Brien, curated by Katherine Behar, Assistant Professor of New Media Arts at Weissman School of Arts and Sciences at Baruch College and made possible by support from the Baruch Computing and Technology Center (BCTC) and the Newman Library.

Lehmann Scholarship Endowment to Fuel Graduate Studies in the Humanities

February 2, 2016 | College of Staten Island

The Kurt and Marjorie Lehmann Scholarship has been established with an endowment of $415,000 to provide financial support to graduate students in the humanities and social sciences at the College of Staten Island. This is among the largest scholarship gifts to the College and the first devoted exclusively to Master’s-level students.

Statement from Chancellor James B. Milliken

February 1, 2016 | The University

I received a letter yesterday afternoon from the state director of operations, which was critical of salaries at both CUNY and SUNY systems.