Theresa Brown, a New York Times columnist and author, visited LaGuardia Community College on October 19 to share her personal journey with students in the Bridge to College and Careers Program (known as the Bridge Program), who are working towards a high school equivalency degree and beyond.
Author Lori Marie Carlson Hijuelos delivers the 2015 Samuel Rudin Distinguished Visiting Scholar Lecture at The City College of New York on Tuesday, Dec. 8. In a celebration of her late husband Oscar Hijuelos’s last novel, she engages in a panel discussion on “Twain & Stanley Enter Paradise,” at 5:30 p.m. in the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center. The event is free and open to the public.
As student indebtedness nationally climbs towards $1.3 trillion, the City University of New York is providing extraordinary value, as its colleges experience continued record enrollments while more than 66 percent of full-time undergraduates attend tuition-free, 80 percent graduate debt-free, and tuition at its four-year colleges ranks among the lowest in the nation.
The community of The City University of New York extends its most profound sympathies to the families and friends of the victims of the terrorist attacks in France.
Chancellor James B. Milliken, speaking at a CUNY conference focusing on “Scholarships Supporting Diversity,” stated Friday that CUNY is “a place of inclusion, not exclusion. Especially at a time when there is so much emotionally-charged debate around the country and on our own campuses, this has never been more important,” he said.
Registration for continuing students for the winter and spring semesters begins on Wednesday, Nov. 18 and ends on Wednesday, Nov. 25.
LaGuardia Gallery of Photographic Arts Presents Ricardo Aca’s “Not A…” Photo Exhibit on Display Nov. 12-Dec. 31, 2015
Aca, a LaGuardia alum, made headlines earlier this year when he was featured in a video created in reaction to Donald Trump’s statements about Mexican immigrants.
For City University of New York students interested in pursuing majors in STEM fields, The City College of New York is the place to be on Friday, Nov. 20 for the GlobalCUNY 2015 Conference. The one-day event is hosted by the NYC Louis Stokes Alliance at City College. It is expected to attract up to 120 participants from CCNY and CUNY-wide.
The City College of New York men’s soccer team’s reward for clinching its first City University of New York Athletic Conference title in 10 years is an NCAA first round knockout game with host SUNY Oneonta at upstate’s Red Dragon Field on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 11 a.m.
Supporting the inherent strengths of one of the nation’s most diverse student bodies – as well as the potential of an increasingly globalized workplace – The City University of New York this year highlights competitive scholarships for high academic achievers that promote diversity in undergraduate and graduate study.