Archive for 2001

“Study With the Best” CUNY-TV’s Fast-Paced Magazine Show Sunday, December 30th at 8 p.m. on CUNY-TV/75

December 28, 2001 | The University

Close out the year 2001 with a visit to the “Haunted Hotel,” if you dare. This week’s installment of “Study With the Best” spotlights.

Auditioning for the New York City Ballet And Other Realities of the Arts in the City Are Presented by CUNY’s First Honors College Class At CUNY Graduate Center

December 14, 2001 | The University

“A Chorus Line” might have immortalized the tribulations of auditioning for a Broadway show, but six Honors College students at The City University of New York have their own take on the difficulties of auditioning for the New York City Ballet.

CUNY-TV’s Bold High-Tech Magazine Show “Study with the Best” Debuts on Sunday Dec. 16

December 12, 2001 | The University

What do the madcap prince of morning radio Skeery Jones (aka the NaNa Guy), the balletic mating dance of Papua New Guinea’s bird of paradise and Khamranie Bhagroo’s first trip to the opera have in common? The City University of New York, of course, and anyone interested in learning more about these wide-ranging subjects may do so at 8 a.m. or 8 p.m. on Sunday, December 16 on CUNY-TV Channel 75—and every Sunday after that.

Fifteen Faculty Win Fulbright Fellowships Outstanding Foreign Scholars Choose CUNY For Their Research

December 10, 2001 | The University

Fifteen outstanding scholars have been honored with Fulbright Fellowships at The City University of New York, including seven CUNY faculty who will teach and conduct research abroad and eight Fellows from distinguished foreign universities who have selected CUNY to pursue their research and teaching in New York City.

New York Life Foundation Grants $500,000 To CUNY Honors College For Minority Students

December 7, 2001 | The University

The New York Life Foundation has awarded a $500,000 grant to The City University of New York’s new Honors College program, Chancellor Matthew Goldstein announced today. The grant will support the participation of 25 minority students in the program over four years.

CUNY “Salute To Scholars” December 6 To Honor 219 Faculty Who Have Received Major Awards

December 5, 2001 | The University

The City University of New York will honor 219 award-winning faculty members from throughout the University in a “Salute to Scholars” on Thursday, December 6, at 5:30 p.m. to be held at The Pierpont Morgan Library, 29 East 36th Street in Manhattan.

Gobernador Anuncia Nuevo Centro de Desarrollo de Trabajadores CUNY/1199 en el Bronx

November 30, 2001 | En Español

El Gobernador George E. Pataki lanzó hoy el novedoso Centro de Desarrollo de Trabajadores CUNY/1199 del Bronx. Funcionará a través de una singular sociedad de tres colleges de The City University of New York, Local ll99/SEIU, dirigida por su presidente Sr. Dennis Rivera, y la Liga de Hospitales y Hogares Voluntarios de Nueva York (League of Voluntary Hospitals and Homes of New York), presidida por el Sr.Bruce McIver.

Governor Announces New CUNY/1199 Bronx Workforce Development Center

November 30, 2001 | The University

Governor George E. Pataki today launched the groundbreaking for the new CUNY/1199 Bronx Workforce Development Center. It will be operated through a unique partnership of three City University of New York colleges, Local ll99/SEIU, led by President Dennis Rivera, and the League of Voluntary Hospitals and Homes of New York, led by President Bruce McIver.

CUNY Students Join Virtual Mentoring Program To Help Hispanic Students Complete Degrees

November 19, 2001 | The University

Students at three City University of New York colleges are taking part in an innovative technology program aimed at helping more Hispanics in the United States and Puerto Rico complete their formal education and bridge the digital divide.

403,000 Students Served by CUNY Highest Number In University’s History

November 12, 2001 | The University

403,000 New Yorkers are being served by The City University of New York in degree credit and adult and continuing education programs. This unprecedented number comes at a time when the University has raised admission standards and is attracting applicants with higher test scores.

“Open Houses” en los Colleges de CUNY este semestre de otoño

November 6, 2001 | En Español

Los colleges de CUNY darán la bienvenida a los futuros estudiantes en sus campus a través de toda la Ciudad de Nueva York en un serie de eventos de “Open House” a realizarse durante este otoño

Open Houses at CUNY Colleges This Fall

November 6, 2001 | The University

CUNY colleges will welcome prospective students to their campuses throughout New York City in a series of Open House events this fall.

CUNY “Help Centers” Provide Free Services For Immigrants

November 3, 2001 | The University

The City University of New York is offering three “Help Centers” and an array of free services for foreign visa and undocumented resident students seeking information and assistance about their status.

Servicios conmemoratorios, flores, y foros sobre bio-terrorismo se han planificado en los Colleges de CUNY

October 30, 2001 | En Español

Tras las desastrosas consecuencias del 11 de septiembre, estudiantes, profesores y ex alumnos desaparecidos serán recordados en los servicios conmemoratorios que se celebrarán en muchos de los campus de la City University of New York ­algunos con canciones y oraciones -y en el caso particular de Lehman College con el acto de plantar doscientas flores (daffodils) que florecerán en la primavera. Otros eventos planificados a través de toda la universidad incluirán estrategias para enfrentar las presentes amenazas, tales como conferencias en bio-terrorismo y talleres que ayudan a tratar problemas de stress y miedo. Una conferencia sobre “New York City Skyline” (Rascacielos de Nueva York) en el Graduate Center de CUNY tratará el tema desde la perspectiva del presente y del futuro.

Memorials, Daffodils, and Bio-Terrorism Forums Are Planned At CUNY Colleges

October 30, 2001 | The University

In the aftermath of September 11, students, faculty, and alumni lost in the terrorist attack will be remembered at memorials held at many City University of New York campuses.

CUNY Chancellor Cites Progress in New Report As University Responds in Wake of Sept. 11 Attack

October 23, 2001 | The University

The City University of New York is now “an institution in the mainstream of public higher education,” Chancellor Matthew Goldstein states in a report marking the beginning of his third year at CUNY’s helm.

Richard F. Rothbard, Former Vice Chancellor, Is Named Interim Director of CUNY Research Foundation

October 19, 2001 | The University

City University of New York Chancellor Matthew Goldstein announced today that Richard F. Rothbard has been appointed Interim Executive Director of the CUNY Research Foundation. He replaces Nina Peyser, who resigned to accept a high-level appointment at a health care institution in New Jersey.

Statement By Chancellor Matthew Goldstein

October 3, 2001 | The University

Statement By Chancellor Matthew Goldstein on the tragic events of September 11th.

Media Advisory: “CUE” Service Offers CUNY Experts on Terrorism & Its Aftermath

October 2, 2001 | The University

Get fast, authoritative information-from the faculty and staff of The City University of New York and its 20 member colleges and professional schools-on the recent terrorist attacks, America’s response and related long-term domestic and international repercussions.

Press Advisory

October 1, 2001 | The University

City University of New York Chancellor Matthew Goldstein will discuss the University’s response to the World Trade Center disaster during a keynote address at the Center for Educational Innovation-Public Education Association on Wednesday, October 3, at the Harvard Club in midtown Manhattan.