tudents who attend the Queens School of Inquiry (QSI) for grades 6-12
in Flushing have the opportunity to earn up to 62 tuition-free credits at
Queens College. An early-college school developed in 2005 through the collaboration
of a CUNY college, the NYC Department of Education and the Gates Foundation,
QSI boasts a 100% acceptance rate.
How does a city measure success? In the case of Newark, N.J., the city is a major employment, cultural and education center. However, limited education attainment and low incomes preclude many residents from taking advantage of opportunities right in their backyard.
Professor Rebecca Bratspies’s Environmental Law class is working Community Board 11 in northeast Queens to analyze new flight patterns into and out of LaGuardia Airport.
Long Island City, NY—Erez Lenchner, a senior institutional researcher at LaGuardia Community College, has been invited by a program funded by the Japanese Ministry of Education to deliver a keynote speech at a major educational symposium on March 3. Mr. Lenchner will present his speech, titled “Using Institutional Research for the Development of Education Systems [...]
Lehman College will serve as one of several venues throughout the New York Metropolitan area showcasing films from the 5th Annual ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival.
In a guest column for JURIST, alum Victoria Neilson (’94) discusses the need for lawmakers to address LGBT issues as they begin reforming the nation’s immigration policies.
Stephen B. Shepard, founding dean of the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism, announced today that he would step down, effective December 31, 2013. He will stay on as a University Professor at CUNY, working on special projects at the Journalism School.
The New York Daily News recently reported on lawsuit being brought against a Westchester couple that claims the couple treated their nanny unfairly, subjecting her to their vicious dog and not paying her for overtime worked.
Baruch College’s Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) students won 3rd place at the 10th Annual Rotman International Trading Competition held Feb. 21-23 at the University of Toronto.
BMCC recently held a special recognition luncheon in Richard Harris Terrace to honor the college’s new emergency volunteers, including those who assisted last October during Hurricane Sandy.
“I marvel at the dedication, especially of those who stayed overnight and worked 24/7 to get our campus back up and running,” said BMCC President Antonio Pérez, speaking to the packed room.
Scott Anderson, VP for Administration and Planning, also expressed appreciation for BMCC’s emergency-trained volunteers and staff.
arah Ragasa entered BMCC speaking two languages. Now she speaks five.
Born in the Philippines, Sarah emigrated to the U.S. with her parents when she was nine. In seventh grade, she was required to choose a foreign language to study.
“The options were French, Latin and Spanish,” she recalls. “I chose Spanish because it was most similar to Tagalog, the language my parents spoke at home.”
She threw herself into the study of Spanish and kept at for the next five years. “All of a sudden, in high school, I found that I was fluent,” she says. “I was surprised.”
Jack McKee has been named the CUNYAC/Con Edison Men’s Volleyball Player of the Week for the week of 2/18 – 2/24…Emmanuel Geffrard has been named the CUNYAC/Con Edison Men’s Volleyball Rookie of the Week for the week of 2/18 – 2/24.
Baruch College’s Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship and the Flatiron 23rd Street Partnership are giving small business owners an opportunity to learn how technology and social media can enhance their marketing efforts and expand their customer outreach.
Understanding basic mold growth is essential for controlling this microbial hazard. This short primer is intended to provide the most basic information on environmental mold contamination, says Professor Jack Caravanos from the CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College. See: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDv7w-r9Gzs Some basic pointers on proper N95 particulate filtering facemask respirators used by volunteers, [...]
Stephen B. Shepard, founding dean of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, announced today that he would step down, effective Dec. 31, 2013. He will…
This article appeared in Capital NY, an online news publication about how things work in New York. By Joe Pompeo On a Monday morning last…
The 2013 CUNYAC/US Army Indoor Track and Field Championships were held at The New Balance Track and Field Center in the Upper West Side of Manhattan. The field was strong with four records being broken and strong times, heights, and distances that emph…
The 2013 CUNYAC/US Army Indoor Track and Field Championships were held at The New Balance Track and Field Center in the Upper West Side of Manhattan. The field was strong with three records being broken and strong times, heights, and distances that emp…
In the 2013 CUNYAC/Con Edison Men’s Basketball Championship, it would be the top-seeded College of Staten Island Dolphins against the #3 John Jay Bloodhounds. For CSI, this was their third straight year in the championship and they were looking t…
A rematch from 2012, the #1 Baruch Bearcats, ranked #25 nationally, took on the #2 Brooklyn Bulldogs during the 2013 CUNYAC/Con Edison Women’s Basketball Championship in the Nat Holman Gymnasium at the City College of New York. The Bearcats were …