Working with the CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG) and 100 Resilient Cities (100RC), in partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation, the cities of Dallas; Oakland, Calif.; Pittsburgh; St. Louis and Tulsa, Okla. have taken significant steps toward addressing inequality in their cities
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FIVE U.S. MEMBERS OF 100 RESILIENT CITIES NETWORK LAUNCH TOOL TO MEASURE AND TRACK EQUALITY; DALLAS, OAKLAND, PITTSBURGH, ST. LOUIS, AND TULSA ANNOUNCE 2018 EQUALITY/EQUITY SCORESJuly 9, 2018 | The University
CUNY CITIZENSHIP NOW! APPLICATION ASSISTANCE AND IMMIGRATION FAIR SETS RECORD, AIDING 534 IMMIGRANTSJuly 2, 2018 | The University
A record-setting 534 immigrants received free, personal assistance with their U.S. citizenship applications from more than 320 volunteers at the CUNY Citizenship Now! 2018 Application Assistance and Immigration Fair on June 30 at John Jay College.
CUNY BOARD APPROVES EXTENSION OF TUITION BREAK FOR STUDENTS FROM PUERTO RICO AND THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDSJune 26, 2018 | The University
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that The City University of New York Board of Trustees has extended the authorization of in-state tuition for the 2018-19 academic year to students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands displaced by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. In-state tuition is $6,730 a year. For students from outside the state, it is $14,400.
GETTING PART-TIME STUDENTS TO THE FINISH LINE: BRONX AND LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES LAUNCH PROGRAMS TO BOOST GRADUATION RATESJune 26, 2018 | The University
In an effort to increase degree completion rates for part-time students, two community colleges in The City University of New York (CUNY) are launching new initiatives to provide intensive advisement, priority course registration, career development and counseling to those who commit to earning 18 credits per year.
June 26, 2018 | The University
Elizabeth J. Biddinger, a chemical engineer at The City College of New York, has won a U.S. Department of Energy Early Career Award that will support her research investigating innovative methods of converting chemicals obtained from plant and food matter into renewable fuels and chemicals.
June 20, 2018 | The University
Two teams of CUNY students showcased their hi-tech solutions for increasing participation in the 2020 U.S. Census to New York City officials looking for ways to ensure that all New Yorkers are counted
June 15, 2018 | The University
Xi Chen, an assistant professor of chemical engineering at The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering and a researcher in the Nanoscience Initiative at the Graduate Center’s Advanced Science Research Center, was awarded a three-year, $558,000 grant from the U.S. Office of Naval Research.
June 12, 2018 | The University
The first cohort of students from throughout The City University of New York system began training today to help rebuild Puerto Rico, which is still suffering a humanitarian crisis nearly nine months after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.
The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism receives $20 million gift from Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and Craig Newmark PhilanthropiesJune 11, 2018 | The University
Transformational gift will sustain the School in perpetuity and advance its mission to serve the public interest School to be renamed as the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York New York, NY – June 11, 2018 – A new $20 million gift to The City University of New […]
CITIZENSHIP NOW! 2018 Citizenship Application Assistance and Immigration Fair WILL BE SATURDAY, JUNE 30, AT JOHN JAY COLLEGEJune 7, 2018 | The University
The City University of New York and the New York Daily News will hold a Citizenship Application Assistance and Immigration Fair on Saturday, June 30, at John Jay College. At the event, lawful permanent residents will receive personal, hands-on assistance with their U.S. citizen applications while immigrants, regardless of their status, can connect with health, financial and educational officials regarding services they may be eligible to receive.