Archive for May, 2016

CCNY unveils stellar Class of 2016

May 31, 2016 | City College

The Class of 2016 at The City College of New York’s 170th Commencement Exercises comprises 3,848 students whose success stories are a continuation of a CCNY legacy. This year, that tradition brings First Lady Michelle Obama to historic Harlem to salute the institution and its latest graduates.

CUNY Law Ranks #1 in the U.S. for Public Interest Jobs

May 31, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

CUNY School of Law tops the nation’s law schools for placing graduates in public interest jobs, according to a report in the National Law Journal.

Academic Support Conference Brings Diversity to the Fore

May 31, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

CUNY Law hosted the fourth annual Association of Academic Support Educators (AASE) conference, where attendees discussed best practices in their field.

Macaulay Honors College Student Receives a Josephine de Karman Fellowship

May 31, 2016 | Uncategorized

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce that Daniela Mikhaylov ’17 (Hunter) has received a scholarship from the Josephine De Karman Fellowhship Trust. The Trust was established in 1954 by the late Dr. Theodore Von Karman, world renowned aeronautics expert, in memory of his sister, Josephine, who passed […]

City Tech Professor Publishes New Collection of Poetry Exploring Memory and Place

May 31, 2016 | New York City College of Technology

City Tech congratulates Professor Robert Ostrom, Department of English, on the publication of his collection of poems, Ritual and Bit, (Saturnalia, 2016). Ostrom teaches development writing and composition at City Tech and poetry at Columbia University. He is the winner of the 2015 Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize. Ritual and Bit is a book filled with […]

America’s First Lady, Michelle Obama, New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray and Ford Foundation President Darren Walker Are Among Outstanding and Inspiring Leaders to Address CUNY Graduates and Receive Honors

May 30, 2016 | The University

America’s first lady Michelle Obama, New York City’s first lady, Chirlane McCray and Ford Foundation President Darren Walker head an impressive list of distinguished public servants, scientists, pioneering researchers on HIV/AIDS and Alzheimer’s disease, educators, jurists, lawyers, philanthropists, entrepreneurs, authors, actors and journalists who are the speakers and honorees for the 2016 commencement ceremonies at The City University of New York.

International-Concentration Students Travel to Israel and the West Bank

May 29, 2016 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The special reporting trip aims to give them a deeper understanding of the historical and political forces behind the conflicts in the region.

Roberto Capocelli, ’16, Wins Foreign Press Association Scholarship

May 28, 2016 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The FPA dispenses grants to international journalists with a record of excellence. A reporter since 2002, Capocelli is a native of Italy.

Clips of the Week

May 27, 2016 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Check out some of our latest links – including Joseph Jaafari’s story for The Atlantic about veterans struggling to regain sexual function after battlefield injuries.

BMCC Helps Musician Find New Path to the World of Research

May 27, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

BMCC student Ted Hadges recently faced a daunting dilemma. In April 2016, the engineering science major found out he had been accepted to Columbia University. “Initially, I was excited but that soon turned to stressed and frustrated because I had no idea how I would pay for it,” said Hadges. Hadges had maxed out on […]

Kingsborough Community College Student Kate Maziarz Awarded Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

May 27, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

KCC Student Kate Maziarz is the 4th student to be awarded the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship over 3 years.

Macaulay Honors College Classmates: From Hunter to Harvard

May 27, 2016 | Macaulay Honors College

Macaulay Honors College at The City University of New York is pleased to announce that two of its alumnae, who both graduated from Macaulay at Hunter College in 2011, received post-graduate degrees from Harvard University on May 26, 2016.  Xevion Baptiste received her Master’s degree in Public Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School […]

CUNY Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer Allan H. Dobrin. To Retire After More Than Fifteen Years of Service

May 26, 2016 | The University

Allan H. Dobrin, the executive vice chancellor and chief operating officer of The City University of New York, will retire this summer after more than 15 years at CUNY and an outstanding career of public service that spans more than three decades, Chancellor James B. Milliken has announced.

BMCC Partners with Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program

May 26, 2016 | Borough of Manhattan Community College, Uncategorized

BMCC recognizes first year of collaboration with Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program BMCC recently celebrated its first year with the Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program, a collaborative effort between AHRC NYC and the BMCC Office of Student Affairs and Office of Accessibility. The Melissa Riggio students at BMCC audit courses, work with a mentor and […]

Win-Win for CSI and Staten Island University Hospital: CSI Students Participate in Bell Hop Program

May 26, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Over the course of the past year, College of Staten Island (CSI) graduate student Alan Wood ‘15 has donated almost 200 hours of his time to Staten Island University Hospital (SIUH) North. Recognized among college volunteers for “going above and beyond in his volunteer duties,” the Master of Science in Neuroscience and Developmental Disorders candidate […]

CSI Student with Visual Impairment Looks Forward to Graduation and Graduate School

May 26, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Although Ben Cheriyan ’16 had trepidations about attending college as a student with a visual impairment, he decided that he would not give in to his fears. This spring, the College of Staten Island (CSI) Psychology major, who is minoring in Business, celebrates graduation, as well as academic and co-curricular success at the College. Carrying […]

Young Graphic Designer Wins CSI 60th Anniversary Logo Contest

May 26, 2016 | College of Staten Island

When Robert Weber ’16 considered entering the College of Staten Island’s 60th Anniversary Logo Contest, he knew he wanted to create something original and beautiful. His hours and weeks of hard work paid off when his art was selected as the winner of the contest. The Communications major with a minor in Design and Digital […]

Hunter’s Brilliant Recipients of 2016 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

May 26, 2016 | Hunter College

For their great achievement and promise in STEM fields, these four young scholars have been awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships: Emilie Bouda ’15 – a biochemistry student whose research on small molecules and protein interaction may lead to the design of more efficient drugs. Read more. Stephen Braren ’16 – a psychology and […]

CUNY SPS Launches Advanced Certificate in Youth Studies

May 26, 2016 | School of Professional Studies, Uncategorized

New York, NY – May 26, 2016 –The CUNY School of Professional Studies, in collaboration with the John F. Kennedy, Jr. Institute for Worker Education, is proud to announce the launch of the Advanced Certificate in Youth Studies to begin in fall 2016. The advanced certificate provides an opportunity to deepen students’ understanding of the relationship […]

2016 Educating for Justice Gala Kicks Off $75 Million Campaign

May 26, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

John Jay Gala Honors Lin-Manuel Miranda, Peter Beshar and the Tow Foundation  New York, NY, May 25, 2016 – The annual Educating for Justice gala sponsored by the John Jay College Foundation Board of Trustees raised over $800,000 gross – a record amount – and drew 325 friends and supporters of the College. Proceeds from […]