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.
CUNY in the News
CUNY INSTITUTES CHOSEN TO OVERSEE NEW STATEWIDE COLLEGE DEGREE AND CERTIFICATE PROGRAM FOR PRISONERSAugust 21, 2017 | The University
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.
CUNY, CUCF HOST CONFERENCE ON OPPORTUNITIES FOR BUSINESSES OWNED BY MINORITIES, WOMEN AND SERVICE-DISABLED VETERANSAugust 2, 2017 | The University
The City University of New York and the City University Construction Fund, CUNY’s public benefit construction corporation, hosted a conference to afford businesses owned by minorities and women (MWBE) and service-disabled veterans (SDVOB) access to key contract decision-makers and procurement professionals representing all 24 CUNY campuses and selected contractors.
August 1, 2017 | The University
The City University of New York is moving aggressively to prepare more women for leadership roles in technology fields by expanding its strategic partnership with Revature, a prominent technology talent-development company.