Archive for 2001

CUNY Passes Goal, Recruits Over 1200 Student Poll Workers To Help Fill Board of Elections Shortfall For City Vote

July 19, 2001 | The University

City University of New York and the New York City Board of Elections announced today that CUNY had surpassed its goal of recruiting 1,000 students as poll workers to help address shortages for this fall’s city-wide elections.

CUNY realizará una feria informativa en Bryant Park el 24 de Julio

July 18, 2001 | En Español

El Rector de The City University of New York Matthew Goldstein anunció hoy una feria informativa de todo el sistema CUNY en Brian Park el martes 24 de Julio de 11:30 de la mañana hasta las 2:30 de la tarde. La feria, que se efectuará a la hora de almuerzo, estará localizada detrás de la Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York desde la calle 40 hasta la 42, entre las avenidas Quinta y Sexta en Manhattan.

CUNY To Host Information Fair In Bryant Park July 24

July 18, 2001 | The University

City University of New York Chancellor Matthew Goldstein today announced a University-wide College Information Fair at Bryant Park on Tuesday, July 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The lunch-time Fair will be located behind the New York Public Library 40th to 42nd street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues in Manhattan.

Press Conference July 19 To Announce Results of University Drive To Recruit 1000 CUNY Students as Poll Workers As Board of Elections Projects Serious Shortage

July 17, 2001 | The University

The results of a City University of New York drive to recruit 1,000 CUNY students as poll workers to help address shortages for this fall’s city-wide elections will be announced at a press conference Thursday, July 19, 10 a.m.

Mellon Foundation Awards $1.5 Million To City University of New York Honors College

July 11, 2001 | The University

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded $1.5 million to The City University of New York to help support the new CUNY Honors College, which welcomes its inaugural class of 214 students this fall at five campuses.

NYC’s Best Bargain: “Tuition Free” College For Senior Citizens At The City University of New York

July 5, 2001 | The University

Judith Litvin retired from a job a few years ago to pursue a lifelong dream of a college education. At The City University of New York, she found something even better: a tuition-free college education.

La mejor oferta de NYC: estudios universitarios “gratis” para ciudadanos de la tercera edad en The City University of New York

July 5, 2001 | En Español

Judith Litvin se jubiló hace algunos años para cumplir su sueño de recibir educación universitaria. En The City University of New York, encontró algo aún mejor: educación univesitaria gratis.

First Lady of Haiti Accepts CUNY Humanitarian Award and Calls for End to Poverty in the Global War on AIDS

July 3, 2001 | The University

Accepting The City University of New York’s “Humanitarian Leadership Award,” Haitian First Lady Mildred Trouillot Aristide called upon all leaders of the world to eradicate poverty as the root cause of the worldwide AIDS epidemic.

CUNY Trustees Name Nine Distinguished Professors in Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences including the Poet Laureate of the United States

June 25, 2001 | The University

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York named nine outstanding professors including a faculty member appointed Poet Laureate of the United States last week as University Distinguished Professors, CUNY Vice Chairman Benno C. Schmidt, Jr. announced today.

Governor George Pataki’s Letter of Congratulation to Prof. Collins

June 25, 2001 | The University

Governor George Pataki’s Letter of Congratulation to Prof. Collins on his appointment as the Poet Laureate of the United States

United States Poet Laureate to Read Selected Works at CUNY Board of Trustees Meeting June 25th 2001

June 23, 2001 | The University

Professor Billy Collins of Lehman College, the Poet Laureate of the United States, will read a selection of his poetry at City University of New York Board of Trustees meeting on Monday June 25, 2001.

United States Poet Laureate to Read Selected Works at CUNY Board of Trustees Meeting June 25th 2001

June 22, 2001 | The University

Professor Billy Collins of Lehman College, the Poet Laureate of the United States, will read a selection of his poetry at City University of New York Board of Trustees meeting on Monday June 25, 2001.

Statement by Chancellor Matthew Goldstein Of The City University of New York, June 21, 2001

June 21, 2001 | The University

Billy Collins, Professor of English at Lehman College of The City University of New York, appointed as the Poet Laureate of the United States

Prof. Billy Collins Of CUNY’s Lehman College Named Poet Laureate of the United States

June 21, 2001 | The University

“His magic is to take the most ordinary, common experiences of life, turn them over and around…”

“CUNY and The City” Report Cites New Initiatives Using CUNY Resources to Help Solve City Problems

June 20, 2001 | The University

A new 24-page paper, “CUNY and the City,” by City University of New York Chancellor Matthew Goldstein highlights “recent initiatives that can be and should be expanded or targeted to help make available CUNY’s faculty, staff, and student talents and resources as our City meets new challenges at every level.

The Board of Directors of Rochdale Village and The City University of New York Co-Sponsor CUNY Information Fair Saturday, June 16, 2001

June 14, 2001 | The University

The Board of Directors of the Rochdale Village Inc. and The City University of New York will co-sponsor a CUNY-wide College Information Fair at the Rochdale Village Community Center in Jamaica, Queens, Saturday, June 16th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Governor George Pataki’s Letter of Thanks to Former Chairman Herman Badillo

June 12, 2001 | The University

Governor George Pataki’s Letter of Thanks to Former Chairman Herman Badillo

City University of New York Honors Haiti’s First Lady At Luncheon June 27

June 2, 2001 | The University

The First Lady of Haiti, Mildred Trouillot Aristide, an alumna of City College, will receive a Humanitarian Leadership Award from The City University of New York, Wednesday, June 27, at a 1 p.m. luncheon in her honor to be held at CUNY headquarters, 535 East 80(superscript: th) Street in Manhattan.

CUNY Honor Students from Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island To Receive Salk Scholarships to Medical School May 29

May 29, 2001 | The University

Eight outstanding City University of New York students to be awarded Jonas E. Salk Scholarships to study medicine. Six other top students will be named Honorary Scholars. All will attend leading medical schools.

Allan Dobrin Named Senior Vice Chancellor And Chief Operating Officer at CUNY

May 22, 2001 | The University

Allan H. Dobrin, Commissioner of the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications and Chief Information Officer of the City of New York, was appointed last night by the Board of Trustees as Senior Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer of the City University of New York.