TRANSFER STUDENTS are streaming into the University’s four-year baccalaureate colleges at unprecedented rates — expanding diversity as a CUNY redefined by a decade of improved academics, record-breaking enrollments and $1.8 billion in campus facility upgrades is increasing access to a high-value education as never before.
HAVE YOU HEARD? What community college was named one of the nation’s top four, earning it a $100,000 prize? And which University college is the latest to add doctorate degrees? Or what you’ll find at the new administrative offices CUNY has relocated to on 42nd Street?
From its beginning 166 years ago, The City University of New York has always had a dual mission: Deliver high-quality education — and serve the citizens of the city.
On April 12, Chancellor Matthew Goldstein announced he will be stepping down this summer after leading CUNY for 14 years, longer than any other chancellor in University history. On April 17, he talked with WNYC’s Brian Lehrer about the changes he’s made, his legacy and the challenges ahead for the next chancellor.
When Neighborhood Trust financial adviser Adalberto Jaimes first met Ruben Felix in September 2011, Felix was drowning in nearly $17,000 in debt, living paycheck to paycheck and feeling overwhelmed by expenses that surpassed his earnings as a tailor.
Rosa McCauley Parks finally got postal justice back on February 4, when the Postal Service issued her stamp (the day was her centennial). That honor was bound to come, for after Parks died in 2005 at the age of 92, she became the first woman to lie in state in the Capitol rotunda.
Pilot Program Allows Faculty, Staff To Work Part Time Over Three Years
When the worst happens, CUNY is there for its employees. After the bombing incident at the Boston Marathon, CUNY employees received the following email from Corporate Counseling Associates
In the spring of 1963, the civil rights movement was in the thick of a tumultuous and pivotal period. The campaign had come to Birmingham, Ala., engulfing one of the South’s most virulently segregationist cities in weeks of confrontation and violence. The movement’s leaders, meanwhile, were mobilizing for a massive march on Washington that summer.
From funding shifts to student demographics to new technologies, public higher education is changing quickly and dramatically. For universities willing to examine their operations and experiment with new ideas, this is a time of great opportunity. If universities want to evolve, they must be more responsive — to students, to government, to business.
The University’s renowned faculty members continually win professional-achievement awards from prestigious organizations as well as research grants from government agencies, farsighted foundations and leading corporations. Pictured are just a few of the recent honorees. Brief summaries of many ongoing research projects start here and continue inside.
Many of the hundreds of students who volunteered assistance for Hurricane Sandy victims have spoken of their personal, life-altering experiences in service of those upended by the disaster.
Coverage of Albert Einstein’s 1921 CCNY visit – including his high praise for the college. Accounts of Depression-era campus protests and rallies. News spanning the years of World War II, the Korean War, the Cold War, McCarthyism, Civil Rights and the Vietnam War.
HAVE YOU HEARD? How President Obama’s State of the Union address praised CUNY? Why Baruch students are lingering longer on campus? Where to quickly find news stories on major world and local events dating from the early 1900s?
From its beginning 165 years ago, The City University of New York has always had a dual mission: Deliver high-quality education — and serve the citizens of the city.
2 pioneering social media websites created at the University keep advancing based on continual interaction between designers and users.
Back on Nov. 26, 2010, the former Czech/Israeli pianist Alice Herz-Sommer began her day as usual, practicing a Bach invention in her small apartment in London’s Hampstead district. The Czech ambassador to Britain soon arrived to deliver a short speech (interrupted several times by Alice, then just age 107) and a brass plaque honoring her contribution to Czech culture.
Emancipation Exploration, Global Search For Home, Where’s The Food?, 18th Century Page-Turner, Up From The Depths
A visionary initiative “Built by and for Students” is streamlining connections between University-wide communities — with an eye toward far-reaching goals.
A PBS documentary on civil rights icon Whitney Young Jr. that capped Black History Month at Bronx Community College told how as National Urban League leader he championed employment equality by appealing directly to corporate and government leaders — and several U.S. presidents.