Archive for July, 2013

William Keller is Appointed Vice President for Finance and Administration at Queens College

July 2, 2013 | Queens College

William Keller, formerly of Kingsborough Community College, has been appointed vice president for Finance and Administration at Queens College, effective July 15. Keller, of Port Washington, New York, will manage the college’s Budget Office, Buildings and Grounds, Campus Facilities, the Office of Converging Technologies, and Security. His 40-year career spans education, administration and technology in both the public and nonprofit sectors.

Creative Scholarship Wins Accolades

July 2, 2013 | Brooklyn College

BROOKLYN, NY– Four Brooklyn College faculty members have been awarded Tow Professorships, which provides $25,000 to each awardee in support of exceptional new and ongoing projects. “We are pleased to bestow this well-deserved honor on these talented individuals,” says President Karen L. Gould. “These are just four more examples of the unique and outstanding work of our […]

Six Students Win GC Interdisciplinary Fellowships

July 2, 2013 | CUNY Graduate Center

Six doctoral students have won fellowships connected with the Graduate Center’s interdisciplinary course Globalization, Health and Social Justice. The fellowships, awarded to students from psychology, sociology, and nursing, are sponsored by the office of the University Dean for Health and Human Services.

Bronx Community College Names Dr. Claudia V. Schrader New Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

July 2, 2013 | Bronx Community College

“Assessment-driven” administrator will address student retention July 2 – Bronx Community College President Carole M. Berotte Joseph announced today the appointment of Dr. Claudia V. Schrader as Bronx Community College’s new vice president for Academic Affairs and provost.  “I am elated that Dr. Schrader was interested in joining BCC and am eager to collaborate with […]

Prof. Bratspies on Using Environmental Justice Comic Book Mayah’s Lot as a Learning Tool

July 2, 2013 | CUNY School of Law

For the past month, Professor Rebecca Bratspies has been using Mayah’s Lot, an environmental justice comic book that she developed along with graphic artist Charlie LaGreca, in educational workshops with fifth and sixth graders in Queens to cultivate their understanding of environmental law and environmental justice.

LaGuardia Community College’s Welcome Back Center Helps Internationally Trained Health Professionals Join New York’s Healthcare Field

July 2, 2013 | LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City—July 1, 2013—When Beauty Rahman Baten, a native of Bangladesh who trained as a nurse in Germany, immigrated to the United States she was hopeful that she would be able to find a nursing job.  Instead she found roadblocks.   “I didn’t know how to get recertified, I didn’t know which books I […]

Prof. Smith Futrell on Stop-And-Frisk From a Mother’s Perspective

July 1, 2013 | CUNY School of Law

In an op-ed for the Gotham Gazette, Professor Nicole Smith Futrell discusses the impact of the NYPD’s Stop-and-Frisk policy from both a lawyer’s perspective and from the perspective of being a mother of a young black son.

Medgar Evers College Announces the Adoption of New Governance Plan

July 1, 2013 | Medgar Evers College

  New Plan Replaces 1992 Plan, Provides Improved Manageability, Reduces Duplication of Effort, and Reinforces the College Council’s Role as the College’s Sole Governance Body Brooklyn, NY – Medgar Evers College today announced that the City University of New York (CUNY) Board of Trustees unanimously adopted a new governance plan for the College at the […]

CUNYAC Adds LaGuardia Community College for 2013-14

July 1, 2013 | Sports

NEW YORK – The City University of New York Athletic Conference is proud to announce the addition of LaGuardia Community College to the group of now 15 members.

The CUNY Value: A Debt Free Education for Most Graduates

July 1, 2013 | The University

Against a national backdrop of steadily rising college costs and soaring student-loan debt, The City University of New York offers the best value in U.S. higher education today – high-quality academics plus a “safety net” of remarkably affordable tuition, tax credits and financial aid that make CUNY students much less likely to borrow for their education, according to a new report.