Archive for 2003

CUNY Begins a Month of Poetry On April 1 at Bowery Poetry Club

March 21, 2003 | The University

T.S. Eliot said “April is the cruelest month” in the opening line of his famous poem The Waste Land, but April 2003 will be especially kind to poetry lovers.

Arab Americans in the Current Political Landscape

March 17, 2003 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island hosts a lecture by Kareem W. Shora who will speak on issues related to the U.S. Department of Justice’s post-9/11 initiatives including Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS) programs during an informative, interactive lecture series at the CSI Library. WHO: Kareem W. Shora, JD (Doctor of Jurisprudence) LL.M.(Master of Laws), Legal […]

Heather Courtney Sweeps Two of the Most Prestigious Citywide Awards

March 10, 2003 | College of Staten Island

Out of seventeen undergraduate institutions and more than 200,000 students in The City University of New York, Heather Courtney, a junior at the College of Staten Island, was selected for both the prestigious Belle Zeller and Melani Scholarships. Citywide, only 10 students were awarded the Belle Zeller and merely 5 garnered the Melani. Heather Courtney, […]

Mulling the Mayoral Mindset Politicians, Insiders, and Scholars meet to discuss the Toughest Job in American Politics

March 10, 2003 | College of Staten Island

As New York City struggles with another fiscal crisis and Mayor Bloomberg engineers monumental school reform, it is vitally important that New Yorkers understand the historical events that shaped our contemporary problems and inform potential solutions. Much of the city’s current politics are rooted in decisions made from 1954 to 1965, while Robert F. Wagner […]

Verizon Communications presents CSI with $5,000 check

March 3, 2003 | College of Staten Island

An innovative new series entitled the Visiting Executive Leadership Program is dedicated to empowering students for success and funding important new research initiatives, announced CSI’s vice president for college advancement, Richard I Truitt. “This multidimensional program is focused on partnering CSI’s best students with corporate and community leaders,” he continued, “and provides an educational and […]

CUNY Graduates Comprise Top Echelon of NYC Corporate Leaders

February 21, 2003 | The University

Graduates of The City University of New York have gone far in business in record numbers — but they haven’t gone far from the campuses that trained them for success.

A Sunday Brunch serves up Food for the Mind

February 10, 2003 | College of Staten Island

he College of Staten Island (CSI) may have a local sounding name, but nearly thirty years of graduates and hundreds of new faculty additions and the college has established itself as a regional, national, and even international presence. On Sunday, March 9, CSI visits the Lincroft Inn’s Jefferson Room, when their alumni association establishes their […]

CUNY Chancellor Urges Congress To Support $500 Pell Grant Increase

February 7, 2003 | The University

City University of New York Chancellor Matthew Goldstein urged strong Senate and Congressional support for an increase of $500 in the maximum Pell Grant award and opposition to any cuts to any higher education program funding for FY 2003.

Assemblyman Felix Ortiz and El Diario La prensa Host March 1 CUNY College Fair

February 6, 2003 | The University

The City University of New York in association with Brooklyn Assemblyman Felix Ortiz and El Diario La Prensa invite students and families to the second annual CUNY College Fair in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

Chancellor Matthew Goldstein Unveils New Initiative In Keynote Speech

January 30, 2003 | The University

Chancellor Matthew Goldstein set forth an ambitious five-point program for CUNY to enhance both academic offerings and financial support while meeting new fiscal challenges and building on past successes. In a keynote speech at the Center for Educational Innovation–Public Education Association luncheon held at the Harvard Club, Goldstein proposed:

Nearly $10 Million Raised For CUNY Honors College

January 28, 2003 | The University

Four major gifts have brought to nearly $10 million the total funds raised for the Honors College of the City University of New York, Chancellor Matthew Goldstein announced.

CUNY Sponsors Free Open Financial Aid Seminars In February

January 15, 2003 | The University

The City University of New York will sponsor financial aid seminars in every borough in February, Financial Aid Awareness Month in New York State. The seminars are open to the public, including students who are considering applying to college.

Math Whiz, Choreographer and Writer Featured In The Best of ‘Study With The Best’

January 7, 2003 | The University

This week’s “Study With the Best” highlights the best of the “Best” A special edition of the fast- paced and musically entertaining CUNY-TV series, it is designed to assist high school students and their families as they consider college choices. Co-hosted by CUNY graduates Zyphus Lebrun and Valerie Vazquez, “Study with the Best” can be seen on CUNY-TV, Channel 75 every Sunday “on the 8’s”– 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., with repeated showings during the week and at