CUNY Campuses and Offices Closed Thursday, February 9th Due to Winter Storm.
George Chin, CUNY’s Director of Student Financial Aid who served for nearly three decades and whose expertise in financial aid and advocacy for needy students had a national impact, died Feb. 5 of cancer.
The City University of New York was founded on the principle of equal access and opportunity. CUNY’s commitment to protecting and supporting our students, regardless of immigration status, has not wavered throughout its 170-year existence.
On Friday afternoon, the President issued an Executive Order that suspended entry of all refugees for 120 days, barred Syrian refugees indefinitely, and for 90 days blocked entry for citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, including holders of student visas.
To assist CUNY students, faculty and staff who are impacted by President Trump’s executive order of January 27, 2017 limiting entry into the United States by individuals from seven countries: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, CUNY provides the following information.
For 170 years The City University of New York has had a unique mandate, providing a high quality, affordable education to all New Yorkers, but particularly those from underrepresented groups and immigrant populations, and giving them remarkable opportunities to achieve their dreams.
More than ever, it’s vital that students who are New York State residents complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as FAFSA.
Governor Cuomo’s FY 2018 Executive Budget proposes significant investment in The City University of New York and will advance its vital mission of providing a quality, affordable higher education to more than a quarter-million degree-seeking students.
On a tragic day in April, 1968, our nation suffered a profound blow with the assassination of a great American, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Those who understood the immense power of his message of equality and opportunity promptly sought to ensure that his mission would endure, and just four days later legislation was introduced to make Dr. King’s birthday a holiday so that the nation would honor his leadership and keep his goals alive. It went nowhere.
For 170 years, it has been at the heart of the mission of The City University of New York to provide affordable access to high quality education. For much of its existence, because of generous public support, CUNY was able to provide that education tuition-free
“New York City has been a haven for immigrants seeking the American dream since the founding of this nation,” said City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.
The City University of New York is a national leader in welcoming, supporting and educating immigrants, regardless of status. Today, there is quite understandably heightened concern about the ability of universities across the country to protect and support their undocumented students.
The City University of New York leads the nation’s four-year colleges in helping students grab the American dream of moving up the social ladder and landing good-paying, high-quality jobs, according to the 2016 Social Mobility Index.
Hunter College student Faiza Masood, Class of 2017, has been selected as a recipient of one of the most prestigious academic honors, the Marshall Scholarship, it was announced today.
In recent months, there have been a surprising number of reported instances of hate and bigotry across our country, including at college campuses.
My name is Chris Rosa and I proudly serve as CUNY’s Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, and it is my privilege to speak with you today about the status of the New York City Council Merit Scholarship Program.
The City University of New York ranks among the best nationwide for students who graduate debt free, according to a new study that affirmed the remarkable value of the University for those seeking a high quality, affordable education.
We are pleased to announce that Gayle M. Horwitz has been appointed Senior Advisor to the Chancellor and Secretary of the Board of Trustees, effective today, Monday, November 28.
All of us at The City University of New York are immensely proud of our tradition, dating back almost 170 years, of providing the broadest access and a high quality education to New Yorkers, especially those from underrepresented groups and low income families and the many people who come to our city and country for opportunity.
Frederick P. (“Rick”) Schaffer, the General Counsel and Senior Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs of The City University of New York, has informed us that he plans to retire, effective December 31, 2016.