CUNY Baccalaureate

CUNY BA Students Michael Clark and Valeria Granzo Among 15 CUNY Students Awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to Study Abroad in Fall 2016

July 18, 2016 | CUNY Baccalaureate

Michael Clark, (Human Rights / Community Health) and Valeria Granzo (Music and the Entertainment Industry) are among over 850 American undergraduate students from 324 colleges and universities across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to study […]

CUNY Baccalaureate Senior Zhong ‘Linda’ Lin is 2016-17 Fulbright Finalist

June 14, 2016 | CUNY Baccalaureate

CUNY Baccalaureate is pleased to announce that Zhong ‘Linda’ Lin has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant in for an English Teaching Assistantship for the 2016-2017 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Linda is one of over 1,900 U.S. citizens who will teach, […]

CUNY Baccalaureate Junior Ava Ghadimi Wins CUNY Nobel Science Challenge and NSF REU

April 20, 2016 | CUNY Baccalaureate

We are very pleased to announce that Ava Ghadimi, a junior in the CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies program, whose home college is Baruch, has been awarded first prize in the Physics category of the 2016 CUNY Nobel Science Challenge. Ava is pursuing areas of concentration in Physics and Mathematics under the mentorship […]

First Lady of NYC Chirlane McCray to Deliver Commencement Address to CUNY Baccalaureate Graduates

April 13, 2016 | CUNY Baccalaureate

CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies is pleased to announce that First Lady of New York City, Chirlane McCray, will deliver the keynote address to graduates at the 2016 commencement ceremony to take place on June 1, 2016, at 10 am at The Great Hall at Cooper Union, 7 East 7th Street, New York, […]

CUNY Baccalaureate Student Shahrukh Khan Enters Amgen Scholars Program

March 24, 2016 | CUNY Baccalaureate

Shahrukh Khan, CUNY Baccalaureate (CUNY BA) student from the College of Staten Island, has been accepted into one of the most prestigious undergraduate summer research programs in the nation. Mr. Khan will spend ten weeks this summer at the main campus of the National Institutes of Health in Maryland, a partner site of the Amgen […]

CUNY Baccalaureate receives $50,000 Hearst Grant

January 26, 2016 | CUNY Baccalaureate

The Hearst Opportunities fund is made possible through the generosity of the William Randolph Hearst Foundation to help retain CUNY BA students who otherwise may not have enough financial support for tuition, and to enhance students’ experiences by supporting projects and other academic pursuits such as study abroad, attendance at conferences, and other pertinent activities.

CUNY Baccalaureate Student Veronica Chin Hing Wins Gilman Scholarship

May 15, 2015 | CUNY Baccalaureate

Veronica Nicolle Chin Hing is a junior in CUNY Baccalaureate where she is pursuing areas of concentration in Neuropsychology and Forensic Psychology under the mentorship of Professor Daniel Kurylo of Brooklyn College and Professor Angela Crossman of John Jay College. She is based at Brooklyn College where she is the president of the Academic Club […]

CUNY Baccalaureate Senior Wins Fulbright Study/Research Award to Sweden

May 5, 2015 | CUNY Baccalaureate

Congratulations to CUNY Baccalaureate senior Alyssa Blumenthal who received a 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student Study/Research Award to Sweden. She is one of approximately 1,500 Americans who received grants to study, research or teach abroad with full or partial support from the Fulbright Program. Regarded as one the most prestigious awards programs in the world, the […]

CUNY Baccalaureate Alumna Angglelia Sutjipto Wins Humanity in Action Fellowship

April 29, 2015 | CUNY Baccalaureate

Angglelia (Angel) Sutjipto graduated from CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies with her BA in September 2013, having completed an area of concentration in Genocide Studies under the mentorship of John Wallach, Professor of Political Science and Founder & Chair (2010 – 2013) of the Hunter College Human Rights Program. While in CUNY Baccalaureate […]

CUNY Baccalaureate Alumnus Joshua Trinidad Wins Rangel Fellowship

April 23, 2015 | CUNY Baccalaureate

2012 CUNY Baccalaureate graduate Joshua Trinidad’s interest in languages was sparked by his upbringing in a multilingual household and was deepened by his personal interest in cultures and the desire to communicate with people in other communities. He began his college education at Florida Gulf Coast University, then moved to NY and transferred to Hunter. […]

CUNY Baccalaureate Alumna Wins Fulbright to Teach English in Turkey

April 21, 2015 | CUNY Baccalaureate

Congratulations to CUNY Baccalaureate alumna Hogai Aryoubi (B.A., 2013) who received a 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student English Teaching Assistantship award to Turkey. She is one of approximately 1,500 Americans who received grants to study, research or teach abroad with full or partial support from the Fulbright Program. Born in Afghanistan but raised in the U.S., […]

Two CUNY Baccalaureate Students Win Critical Language Scholarships

April 14, 2015 | CUNY Baccalaureate

CUNY Baccalaureate students Ilana Gelb and Javier Picayo were awarded Critical Language Scholarships and the opportunity to spend eight weeks of the summer in intensive language training abroad. The Critical Language Scholarship Program (CLS) is an intensive overseas language study program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. CLS […]

Political Reportage: A Conversation with Lawrence Weschler

December 5, 2014 | CUNY Baccalaureate

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Iron Curtain, the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland and CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies invite you for an evening with a distinguished author of political reportage and former staff writer at The New Yorker, Lawrence Weschler. In a spirited and engaging […]