“For five years the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has made a difference in the lives of thousands of young people and has been a benefit to their communities and the nation. DACA has brought hope to 800,000 dreamers who have grown up in this country, contributed to it, and who demonstrate their […]
CUNY In The News
August 30, 2017 | The University
August 24, 2017 | The University
Jack Rosenthal, 82, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, government official and civic leader who served as interim director of Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College during the 2014-2015 academic year, died on Aug. 23.
CUNY INSTITUTES CHOSEN TO OVERSEE NEW STATEWIDE COLLEGE DEGREE AND CERTIFICATE PROGRAM FOR PRISONERSAugust 21, 2017 | The University
Two CUNY institutes have been tapped to oversee the new statewide College-in-Prison Reentry Program announced by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. The program will draw upon on the broad skills and experience of the Institute for State and Local Governance staff and the deep expertise of the Prisoner Reentry Institute at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
August 16, 2017 | The University
Chancellor Milliken: “Educational institutions must adapt to the new challenges of the 21st century, to changing requirements for our students, to new funding stresses.”
STATEMENT FROM CHANCELLOR JAMES B. MILLIKEN REGARDING REMOVAL OF CONFEDERATE GENERALS FROM BCC HALL OF FAMEAugust 16, 2017 | The University
Bronx Community College has announced it is taking steps immediately to remove the busts of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson from the Hall of Fame for Great Americans on its campus.
August 14, 2017 | The University
“The CUNY community mourns the tragic loss of life, violence and hatred we saw in Charlottesville over the weekend. The bigotry, anti-Semitism and racism of the neo-Nazis, white supremacists and their followers showed us, sadly and vividly, the views that we oppose so strongly at The City University of New York.
NATIONAL ACCREDITATION, NEW ARTS DEGREE BOOST CAREERAugust 11, 2017 | The University
OPPORTUNITIES FOR CUNY COMMUNITY COLLEGE ARTS GRADS
Arts and music graduates from two CUNY community colleges have new prestigious paths to bachelor’s degrees and careers in the arts this fall. National accreditation for Queensborough Community College’s arts programs and Borough of Manhattan Community College’s new linkage with Lehman College’s B.S. in Music program open new horizons for arts students.
The City University of New York aggressively moves poor kids into the middle class.August 10, 2017 | The University
City Journal, The Shape of Work to Come 2017
By Charles Upton Sahm
Intel cofounder Andy Grove, a City College graduate, once dubbed his alma mater “the American dream machine.” A fascinating new study on the economic mobility of college graduates confirms that the moniker fits City College and the broader City University of New York (CUNY) system.
ICYMI: Union-Backed Center Polishes Skills, Broadens EducationAugust 4, 2017 | The University
As Jobs’ Complexity Grows, Murphy Institute Helps Bridge Knowledge Gap
By Bob Hennelly
A PLACE TO GROW: Esther Murray and Anthony Scruggs both found the Murphy Institute a nurturing place where they could hone their educations and develop skills that allowed them to get more out of their jobs.
CUNY COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS TAPPED AS KAPLAN SCHOLARS, JOINING PROGRAM THAT HELPS LOW-INCOME STUDENTS SUCCEED AT ELITE 4-YEAR SCHOOLSAugust 3, 2017 | The University
Seven CUNY community college students have been selected by the Kaplan Educational Foundation as the 11th cohort of Kaplan Leadership Scholars – high-potential, low-income, associate-degree candidates who receive financial, academic, advisement and college admissions support in preparing them to transfer to selective four-year colleges and complete their bachelor’s degrees.