CUNY student Dreamers facing the strict Oct. 5 deadline to apply for renewal of their DACA immigration status will have the $495 application fee covered at CUNY Citizenship Now! DACA renewal events, thanks to a partnership with the New Economy Project and support from other philanthropic organizations.
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AS OCT. 5 RENEWAL DEADLINE NEARS, CUNY DREAMERS GET DACA RENEWAL FEE COVERED; OTHERS MAY QUALIFY FOR GRANTSeptember 21, 2017 | The University
September 11, 2017 | The University
“The City University of New York remembers with sadness those we lost September 11, 2001, including cherished members of our CUNY community.
CUNY CULTURAL CORPS EXPANDS IN ITS SECOND YEAR, NEARLY DOUBLING THE NUMBER OF PAID STUDENT INTERNSHIPS WITH NYC CULTURAL INSTITUTIONSSeptember 8, 2017 | The University
Over 127 CUNY students will begin paid internships with 62 partner organizations
More than 220 students have participated in the program since it launched in 2016
September 8, 2017 | The University
New York Amsterdam News
by Chancellor Milliken & Board Chairperson Thompson
Throughout its history the City University of New York has delivered remarkably well on a straightforward promise to all New Yorkers – regardless of wealth, race or national origin, if you give us your best efforts, we will give you the opportunity to reach your dreams.
September 5, 2017 | The University
The City University of New York was founded on the principle of equal access and opportunity for all. For 170 years, we have represented the ideals of a nation built on aspiration, educating generations of children and grandchildren of immigrants who have achieved their dreams and advanced the nation’s essential values. Our nation, like CUNY, […]
STATEMENT FROM CHANCELLOR JAMES B. MILLIKEN ON PRESIDENT’S DECISION TO RESCIND DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS (DACA)September 5, 2017 | The University
“The president’s decision on DACA threatens to push hundreds of thousands of undocumented Americans to the shadows of our society, leaving them at risk of deportation from what is, in most instances, the only country they know and the one they love and contribute to every day. Unless Congress acts to remedy this disaster, it will crush dreams and tear apart families.
NEW EDUCATION SCHOOL, NEW HONORS TRACKS AND 21ST-CENTURY DEGREE PROGRAMS OPEN AS 2017-2018 ACADEMIC YEAR BEGINSAugust 31, 2017 | The University
A new School of Education at Medgar Evers College focusing on underserved city students, new honors programs and forward-looking degrees embracing emerging science, technology and arts careers are being launched across The City University of New York this fall as students begin the 2017-18 academic year.
August 30, 2017 | The University
“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 […]
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.