News from The City University of New York

Statement by Chairperson Schmidt and Chancellor Milliken On State Budget Negotiations

March 26, 2015 | The University

As the Governor and state legislative leaders work towards the adoption of a budget by March 31, we urge them to provide much-needed support for The City University of New York, one of the state’s great success stories and an investment critical to the state’s future.

Crain’s New York Business Features Guttman

March 26, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Crain’s New York Business features Guttman in piece about community colleges and what they are doing to get students to graduate.

Prof. Rossein on Supreme Court Decision Regarding Pregnancy Discrimination

March 26, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

Professor Rick Rossein recently appeared on Bloomberg Law to comment on the Supreme Court’s decision concerning pregnancy discrimination.

Guttman Student Selected as Newman Civic Fellow for 2015

March 26, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Morgan Allphin, a Human Services major, is among 201 community-engaged students that Campus Compact has honored as Newman Civic Fellows for 2015. From across the country, college and university presidents⎯all members of Campus Compact⎯have nominated promising student leaders who have demonstrated an investment in their community to be Newman Civic Fellows. The Newman Civic Fellows […]

Queensborough Community College Professor Receives the Feliks Gross Endowment Award, CUNY’s Highest Award for Assistant Professors

March 26, 2015 | Queensborough Community College

Professor is the Only Community College Faculty Member to Receive the Award

Assistant Professor Regina A. Bernard-Carreno Selected Among “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire” by NerdScholar.com

March 25, 2015 | Baruch College

Regina A. Bernard-Carreno, Ph.D., of the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences at Baruch College, was recently selected among NerdScholar’s “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire.”

CUNY Commends President Obama’s STEM Initiatives

March 25, 2015 | The University

City University Chancellor James B. Milliken has hailed President Obama’s announcement of more than $240 million in new private sector commitments to inspire and prepare more girls and boys – especially those from underrepresented groups – to excel in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. The President made the announcement at the recent 2015 White House Science Fair to celebrate the student winners of a broad range of STEM competitions from across the country.

Li Litombe (’15) on Diversity on Law Reviews

March 25, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

Li Litombe (’15) served on a panel for Ms. JD about improving diversity on law reviews.

CCNY Graduate Sabina Pringle, ’14, wins Fulbright to Colombia

March 25, 2015 | City College

Unschooled as a child, Sabina Pringle has been teaching English in Spain since graduating from The City College of New York last fall with an honors degree in English. She is now the recipient of a 2015-2016 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Colombia.

Falchi Building to Host LaGuardia Community College Student Photo Exhibit

March 24, 2015 | LaGuardia Community College

LaGuardia Community College and its neighbor, the Falchi Building, are planning a fond tribute to the community they both call home.

“Long Island City: Past. Present. Future.”, is a photography exhibit of more than 40 images of the once industrial, and now rapidly, changing western Queens neighborhood taken by LaGuardia students which will debut March 26 in the Falchi Building lobby.

Rebecca Solnit to Present Mumford Lecture at CCNY, April 2

March 23, 2015 | City College

Rebecca Solnit, the distinguished writer, historian, activist and urbanist, will be the guest speaker at this year’s Lewis Mumford Lecture on Urbanism at The City College of New York, Thursday, April 2, at 6:30 p.m. Her talk, in CCNY’s Great Hall in Shepard Hall, will be entitled “Atlases against Empire: A Woman Measures the City.”

Alum Paula Edgar (’06) Featured in Ms. JD

March 23, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

Ms. JD featured an interview with alum Paula Edgar (’06) in a recent blog post. Edgar is Principal of PGE, LLC, a boutique coaching and consulting firm. The firm provides innovative and strategic solutions on career management, executive/leadership development, organizational diversity efforts, intercultural competence initiatives, networking and social media strategy.

CLORE Co-Hosts Policy Breakfast on Mayoral Control of NYC Public Schools

March 20, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

The Center on Latino and Latina Rights and Equality (CLORE) recently co-hosted a policy breakfast addressing mayoral control of NYC public schools with Public Advocate Letitia James.