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.
CUNY in the News
NATIONAL ACCREDITATION, NEW ARTS DEGREE BOOST CAREERAugust 11, 2017 | The University
OPPORTUNITIES FOR CUNY COMMUNITY COLLEGE ARTS GRADS
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.
July 31, 2017 | The University
The City University of New York is partnering with the nonprofit arts organization, The New 42nd Street, to expand CUNY student opportunities, providing long-term jobs and mentorships in the arts.
July 31, 2017 | The University
July 27, 2017 | The University
The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) last night honored Sustainable CUNY with its Visionary of the Year Award at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The award recognizes CUNY’s Smart Distributed Generation Hub, a collaborative effort with New York State and City agencies, utilities and industry to integrate solar power and storage into the New York infrastructure.
Long-Term Studies Seek to Improve Methods Of Curbing Spread of Virus Among MenJuly 26, 2017 | The University
CUNY researchers have won two of the four grants that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded for long-term studies of how gay and bisexual men become infected with the HIV virus.