CUNY Matters

At Your Service

August 27, 2013 | CUNY Matters, The University

CUNY’s Office of Human Resources Management (OHRM) now has an onboarding website for new Central Office employees.

Matthew Goldstein, CUNY’s Champion, Retires

June 10, 2013 | CUNY Matters, The University

William P. Kelly, president of the Graduate School and University Center, has been named interim Chancellor following Matthew Goldstein’s 14-year tenure that transformed the University into a truly integrated world-class institution, revamped and expanded to promote academic success and access for students of all levels.

Grants and Honors: Recognizing Faculty Achievement

June 10, 2013 | CUNY Matters, The University

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.

The Chancellor’s Desk: Dr. King Spoke to My Life

June 10, 2013 | CUNY Matters, The University

Chancellor Matthew Goldstein graduated from The City College of New York in June 1963 at a turbulent time in the nation’s history — the height of the Civil Rights movement. He reflected on his own graduation, and on the challenge posed by its celebrated commencement speaker, in his own commencement address to CCNY’s Class of 2013. The following column, Dr. Goldstein’s last as Chancellor, is excerpted from his address. For the full address see: cuny.edu/chancellors-speech

CUNY Transfers, New Facilities Drive Access and Expanded Diversity

June 10, 2013 | CUNY Matters, The University

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.

Newswire

June 10, 2013 | CUNY Matters, The University

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?

Professors at Work: Practicing What He Preaches

June 10, 2013 | CUNY Matters, The University

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.

14 Years of Big Challenges, Bigger Victories

June 10, 2013 | CUNY Matters, The University

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.

Course Work: Helping Raise Financial Savvy

June 10, 2013 | CUNY Matters, The University

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.

Book Talk: Keep On Keeping On — A Life of Rosa Parks

June 10, 2013 | CUNY Matters, The University

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.

For Your Benefit: Timing Retirement

June 10, 2013 | CUNY Matters, The University

Pilot Program Allows Faculty, Staff To Work Part Time Over Three Years

At Your Service

June 10, 2013 | CUNY Matters, The University

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

Martin Luther King Jr. At City College 50 Years Ago: A Historic Commencement

June 6, 2013 | CUNY Matters, The University

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.

The Chancellor’s Desk: New Challenges to Higher Education

March 12, 2013 | CUNY Matters, The University

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.

Grants & Honors: Recognizing Faculty Achievement

March 12, 2013 | CUNY Matters, The University

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.

Student Volunteers Among Honorees in Albany

March 12, 2013 | CUNY Matters, The University

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.

History Lesson: CCNY Digital Gallery Now Offers Historic News at Your Fingertips

March 12, 2013 | CUNY Matters, The University

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.

Newswire

March 12, 2013 | CUNY Matters, The University

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?

Discovering a Career and More

March 12, 2013 | CUNY Matters, The University

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.

Evolving Interaction

March 12, 2013 | CUNY Matters, The University

2 pioneering social media websites created at the University keep advancing based on continual interaction between designers and users.