News from The City University of New York

CCNY Team Excels at Model UN International Conference

March 30, 2015 | City College

An 18-member student team from The City College of New York won the Distinguished Delegation Award at the 25th National Model United Nations (NMUN) Conference in Manhattan March 26.

NEH Awards Summer Stipend to CCNY Historian Lale Can

March 30, 2015 | City College

City College of New York historian Lale Can, whose expertise includes Ottoman and Middle East history, has won a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipend to finish a book on trans-imperial pilgrimage across Asia at the turn of the 20th century.

Margaret Laster (Ph.D. 2013, Art History) Named Assistant Curator of American Art at New-York Historical Society

March 30, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

The newly named Assistant Curator of American Art at the New-York Historical Society talks about how the GC helped shape her career.

Jenny Furlong in New Q&A on Navigating Job Markets

March 30, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

Jenny Furlong, director of the GC’s Office of Career Planning and Professional Development, was recently featured in a Chronicle of Higher Education interview about job searches outside of academia.

Guttman Students Attend Somos El Futuro Spring 2015 Conference

March 30, 2015 | Guttman Community College

On March 21, Guttman students Guadalupe Muller and David Hernandez attended the Somos El Futuro Spring 2015 Conference in Albany. Both students were nominated by a Guttman personnel, completed an application, submitted a one-page essay in response to: Why are you interested in the 2015 Model NYS Senate Session Project?, and attended four mandatory training […]

Faculty Member Publishers New Book on Public Housing and School Choice

March 30, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Molly Vollman Makris, Assistant Professor of Urban Studies, has published Public Housing and School Choice in a Gentrified City: Youth Experiences in a Gentrified City (Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN 9781137429155, 2015). A new title in the Palgrave Studies in Urban Education series, her book is a bold statement about education and housing policies that influence the […]

U.S. Dept. of Energy Awards Queens College $40.5 Million to Continue Health Screening of Nuclear Weapons Workers

March 27, 2015 | Queens College

For 17 years, Queens College has provided free medical screenings to 30,000 nuclear weapons workers through its Worker Health Protection Program (WHPP). Now thanks to an award of $40.5 million from the U.S. Dept. of Energy, that work will continue for another five years, detecting illness at an early stage and saving more lives.

Joanna Ventour Wins NY Women in Communications Scholarship

March 27, 2015 | City College

Joanna Ventour, a junior in The City College of New York’s media and communication arts (MCA) department, has won a New York Women in Communications (NYWICI) Scholarship for 2015. The advertising and public relations major with a 3.90 GPA is one of 19 recipients of the highly competitive award.

NYC Bar Highlights Immigration Outreach Efforts of Danny Alicea (’13)

March 27, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

The New York City Bar Association featured its ongoing work to focus on immigration issues and highlighted the immigration outreach work of Danny Alicea (’13), who is a current Fragomen Fellow with the City Bar.

Statement by Chairperson Schmidt and Chancellor Milliken On State Budget Negotiations

March 26, 2015 | The University

As the Governor and state legislative leaders work towards the adoption of a budget by March 31, we urge them to provide much-needed support for The City University of New York, one of the state’s great success stories and an investment critical to the state’s future.

Crain’s New York Business Features Guttman

March 26, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Crain’s New York Business features Guttman in piece about community colleges and what they are doing to get students to graduate.

Prof. Rossein on Supreme Court Decision Regarding Pregnancy Discrimination

March 26, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

Professor Rick Rossein recently appeared on Bloomberg Law to comment on the Supreme Court’s decision concerning pregnancy discrimination.

Guttman Student Selected as Newman Civic Fellow for 2015

March 26, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Morgan Allphin, a Human Services major, is among 201 community-engaged students that Campus Compact has honored as Newman Civic Fellows for 2015. From across the country, college and university presidents⎯all members of Campus Compact⎯have nominated promising student leaders who have demonstrated an investment in their community to be Newman Civic Fellows. The Newman Civic Fellows […]