Three CUNY professors — an accomplished translator and an innovative visual-studies scholar at Baruch College and a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet at the College of Staten Island — have been awarded 2018 Guggenheim Fellowships, one of the most prestigious prizes in the humanities.
April 10, 2018 | The University
New York City Political Leaders Selected for 2018 Lindsay Fellowship in Government Leadership and PracticeApril 6, 2018 | The University
Fifteen recently elected members of the New York City Council and state legislature have been selected as 2018 recipients of the Lindsay Fellowship in Government Leadership and Practice, the CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG) announced today.
April 4, 2018 | The University
College campuses across New York will observe the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. tonight by ringing bells and taking to social media. The King family has called on college campuses, places of worship and other institutions across the country to toll their bells 39 times at 6:01 p.m. CST (7:01 p.m. EST) to honor Dr. King and commemorate the number of years he lived.
March 30, 2018 | The University
Professors from two colleges at The City University of New York have developed a wearable cane that allows blind and severely vision-impaired toddlers to walk safely long before they develop the cognitive skills and manual dexterity needed to use a traditional handheld white cane. The wearable “toddler cane” fastens around the waist, positioning two attached white shafts joined with a U-shaped bumper on the ground two steps ahead, providing the child with continuous next-step warning.
CUNY ASAP IS A MODEL FOR A NATIONAL POLICY TO FIGHT POVERTY THROUGH EDUCATION; RUSSELL SAGE FOUNDATION JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES PUBLISHES ARTICLEMarch 7, 2018 | The University
CUNY’s successful Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) initiative, a comprehensive program that has significantly boosted associate degree graduation rates, should be considered as a model for a national higher-education policy to fight poverty through educational attainment, according to an article co-authored by CUNY ASAP leaders and the Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity.
February 22, 2018 | The University
English professor at the College of Staten Island, Patricia Smith, has won the prestigious $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, expanding the ranks of exceptionally accomplished CUNY poets whose works have drawn the highest honors, including two Pulitzer Prizes in three years.
February 7, 2018 | The University, Uncategorized
The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today named the members of its Chancellor Search Committee and announced the hiring of a highly regarded national executive recruiting firm to help the committee identify top-flight candidates to succeed Chancellor James B. Milliken, who in November announced he would be stepping down at the end of the academic year.
February 6, 2018 | The University
The City University of New York is one of four university systems nationwide selected to share $8.5 million in grants from Strong Start to Finish (SSTF), a privately funded network of education and philanthropic leaders working to address attainment gaps for students from underserved populations
February 2, 2018 | The University
“African Americans in Times of War,” is the theme of this year’s Black History Month and The City University of New York is celebrating the annual February commemoration with scores of events and programs at CUNY colleges throughout the five boroughs, from concerts and film screenings to panel discussions and more.
January 23, 2018 | The University
Citing “the many reasons for our excitement and optimism at CUNY,” Chancellor James B. Milliken testified today at the Joint Senate and Assembly public hearing in Albany on Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s 2018 – 2019 State Executive Budget proposal.