Archive for 2002

Alza de un 5% en matrícula 2002 en CUNY Estudiantes entrantes tienen puntajes más altos

September 17, 2002 | En Español

La matrícula para el Otoño 2002 ha experimentado un alza de un cinco por ciento con respecto al año pasado, el tercer crecimiento anual sucesivo y el aumento porcentual más alto en casi un cuarto de siglo, anunció hoy el Rector Matthew Goldstein.

CUNY Week October, 6th-12th: Open Houses, CUNY-TV Marathon and Public Lectures, Exhibits, Performances

September 15, 2002 | The University

Meet United States Poet Laureate Billy Collins, see a celebration of Afro-Puerto Rican culture, watch cutting edge films and learn more about opportunities in higher education during CUNY Week, starting October 6 at all twenty colleges of The City University of New York.

Fall 2002 Enrollment at CUNY Increases by 5.4% Entering Class Has Higher Test Scores

September 13, 2002 | The University

Fall 2002 enrollment at The City University of New York increased by five percent over last year, the third successive annual gain and the greatest one-year percentage increase in nearly a quarter of a century, Chancellor Matthew Goldstein announced today.

CUNY’s ReSTART Central Expands 9/11 Recovery Services With $500,000 Ernst & Young Grant

September 4, 2002 | The University

The New York City Partnership, in cooperation with the Empire State Development Corporation and the New York City Economic Development Corporation, created Restart Central in response to the 9/11 attacks. Funding was provided by the Empire State Development Corporation, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Now, on the first anniversary of the attacks, ReSTART is getting its own new start. ReSTART has become part of The City University of New York Economic Development Corporation, which recently won a $500,000 grant from Ernst & Young’s Disaster Relief Fund to allow ReSTART to expand its committment to lower Manhattan.

Research Takes Flight CSI Student receives Graduate Fellowship from Hudson River Foundation

September 2, 2002 | College of Staten Island

When most people think of the five boroughs of New York City (NYC), they think buildings and concrete, not nature and wildlife. CSI Biology grad student, Andrew Bernick is an exception. Bernick is currently researching the foraging patterns of black-crowned night herons in Staten Island and Eastern New Jersey under Biology Professor Richard Veit. Besides […]

CSI Student featured at the United Nations on International Literacy Day

August 27, 2002 | College of Staten Island

Mercy Martis and her four children fled a refugee camp on the Ivory Coast in March 1999, leaving behind her husband, a fifth child, and her native country Liberia in the throes of war. Martis arrived on Staten Island, her family’s immigration sponsored by an Interfaith Lutheran organization, and now calls Stapleton home. Martis soon […]

CUNY, Alma Mater of Many Lost in WTC Attack, Plans City-Wide Memorial Observances on September 11

August 27, 2002 | The University

The City University of New York, which lost students and alumni, and relatives of faculty, staff and students in the September 11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, will mark the anniversary of the tragedy with memorials, conferences, an art installation, music, candlelight vigils and moments of silence.

CSI Mathematician Wins Guggenheim Everybody Loves Riemann

August 26, 2002 | College of Staten Island

Rafael Herrera, Assistant Professor of Mathematics at the College of Staten Island, was named a Guggenheim Fellow in the 2002 competition. Herrera’s research will be in the “Classification Problems in Riemannian Geometry of Manifolds with Special Structures.” In his classic work, Euclid focused on the geometry of the (flat) plane. The study of curved surfaces […]

CSI Professor Recognized for Leadership in Family Psychology

August 19, 2002 | College of Staten Island

CSI Professor Irene Deitch was recently awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the American Psychological Association (APA). Citing not only her many important roles within the organization, Deitch was honored with this award for the diverse and creative ways she has articulated Family Psychology through the media and with the general public. “We are pleased […]

Governor Helps Keep College Affordable For Immigrants

August 9, 2002 | The University

Governor George E. Pataki today signed into law legislation he proposed to allow undocumented immigrants attending the City University of New York (CUNY) and the State University of New York (SUNY) to be charged the State resident tuition level.

CSI Student awarded 2002 Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship

July 30, 2002 | College of Staten Island

Elie Jarrouge, a College of Staten Island (CSI) student, recently earned a 2002 Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship, a sought-after, paid summer internship offering mentoring and lifetime contacts to talented college students who demonstrate exceptional academic promise and outstanding leadership skills. Elie’s decision to leave his family in Lebanon at age 17 was a difficult one, […]

Robotics, Playwriting, Mathematics and More Are Challenging High School Students In CUNY’s “Summer College Now”

July 30, 2002 | The University

It’s summertime, but the living’s not easy for more than a thousand New York City public high school students taking challenging courses for college credit at nine CUNY colleges in the Summer College Now program. They are deep into studies ranging from robotics and philosophy to theater arts.

Deputy Mayor Marc V. Shaw Named CUNY Trustee

July 25, 2002 | The University

Marc V. Shaw, New York City Deputy Mayor for Operations, has been named to The City University of New York Board of Trustees. Nominated by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, and approved by the New York State Senate, Mr. Shaw will serve until July 2009.

Governor Pataki Signs Legislation Renaming “New York City College of Technology”

July 17, 2002 | The University

Governor George E. Pataki today publicly signed off on legislation changing the name of New York City Technical College to New York City College of Technology, marking an important step in the college’s successful transition from its community college origins to a premier baccalaureate degree-granting institution.

CSI Professor recognized for Historical Study of America

July 15, 2002 | College of Staten Island

CSI Professor Jonathan D. SassiCollege of Staten Island (CSI) Professor Jonathan D. Sassi was recently awarded the Ralph D. Gray Prize for the best article published in the Journal of the Early Republic for the year 2001. The Journal of the Early Republic is published by the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic […]

CUNY To Host July 17 Information Fair in Bryant Park

July 15, 2002 | The University

The City University of New York will host its second annual University-wide College Information Fair at Bryant Park on Wednesday, July 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dr. Hugo Morales designado miembro del directorio de CUNY Dr. Hugo Morales designado miembro del directorio de CUNY

July 2, 2002 | En Español

El Dr. Hugo M. Morales, un destacado psiquiatra y líder cívico, ha sido nombrado miembro del Directorio de The City University of New York.

Dr. Hugo Morales Named to CUNY Board of Trustees

July 2, 2002 | The University

Dr. Hugo M. Morales, a prominent psychiatrist and civic leader, has been named to The City University of New York Board of Trustees.

Two New Trustees Are Named To CUNY Board

June 24, 2002 | The University

Two New Trustees Are Named To CUNY Board New York Deputy Mayor of Legal Affairs and Counsel to the Mayor Carol Robles-Roman and investment banker Valerie Lancaster Beal will join The City University of New York Board of Trustees.

CUNY Nombra Director de Presupuesto Ernesto Malave Vice Rector Interino de Presupuesto y Finanzas

June 21, 2002 | En Español

El Directorio de The City University of New York designó a Ernesto Malave Vice Rector Interino para Presupuesto y Finanzas en su reunión del 28 de Mayo, según recomendación del Rector Matthew Goldstein.