News from The City University of New York

Message from Chancellor Milliken on CUNY Trustee Appointments

June 20, 2016 | The University

We are grateful to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for nominating six outstanding New Yorkers to the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York, and we are pleased that they have been promptly confirmed by the New York Senate.

Port Authority names Robert Paaswell to NYC bus terminal design jury

June 17, 2016 | City College

Dr. Robert E. Paaswell, Distinguished Professor in The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, is one of eight experts selected to pick a winning design for a new Port Authority Bus Terminal.

Building Internships for 21st Century Work Experiences

June 17, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Since 2011, long before the College opened, President Scott Evenbeck has made providing internships a core long term goal to ensure students have contextualized work experiences that build on the learning outcomes of both the general education and major courses they take at Guttman Community College. Three of the five majors at the College offer […]

Chleck family creates scholarship for science students

June 17, 2016 | City College

The Division of Science at the City College of New York is pleased to announce a generous six-figure gift from the Chleck Family Foundation for the creation of the Chleck Family Scholarship & Graduate Research Fellowship in Science.

Chancellor Milliken’s Statement on Tentative Contract with the Professional Staff Congress

June 16, 2016 | The University

I am extremely pleased that we have reached a tentative agreement with the Professional Staff Congress, CUNY’s largest union representing more than 30,000 faculty and instructional staff.

Guttman to Celebrate Third Commencement and Student Success

June 16, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, The City University of New York’s newest community college, will hold its third and largest commencement ceremony on June 23 at The Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street, from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 176 students will be graduating with associate degrees. Along with celebrating student achievement and a commitment to […]

Spanish Journalism Program Selects Students and Faculty

June 16, 2016 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The 15 students fluent in English and Spanish represent the extraordinary diversity that characterizes Latino communities in New York City, the U.S., and the wider Spanish-speaking world.

CCNY president honors distinguished five at gala

June 15, 2016 | City College

Five distinguished supporters of The City College of New York are recipients of 2016 CCNY Presidential Awards. The honors were presented by Dr. Lisa S. Coico, president of City College, at her annual Presidential Awards Dinner at the Mandarin Oriental in Manhattan.

Human Services Program Hosts Recognition Ceremony for Students

June 15, 2016 | Guttman Community College

On June 8, 2016, the Human Services Program celebrated its Second Annual Recognition Ceremony. Students who successfully completed 250 hours of fieldwork in a variety of human services agencies were honored with certificates of completion. Fieldwork instructors were recognized for their significant contributions to the education of Guttman students. In attendance were agency leaders, supervisors, […]

Scenes from a Reporting Trip

June 14, 2016 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Over the course of 10 days, 18 students in the International Reporting Program explored Israel and the West Bank by the invitation of the Jerusalem Press Club.

CUNY and District Council 37 Announce Tentative Labor Pact Providing Increases of More Than 10 Percent for 12,000 Employees

June 10, 2016 | The University

Chancellor James B. Milliken and Henry Garrido, the Executive Director of District Council 37, AFSCME, AFL-CIO, and its affiliated locals, today announced that a tentative contract settlement has been reached on a collective bargaining agreement covering more than seven years.

CCNY Salutatorian Orubba Almansouri receives White House invite

June 10, 2016 | City College

Orubba Almansouri’s stirring salutatory speech at The City College of New York’s 170th Commencement Exercises wowed fellow graduates and guests including First Lady Michelle Obama. Now it’s earned her invitation to the White House for next week’s United State of Women Summit.

Five undergrads selected for CCNY-MSKCC Summer Learning Lab

June 10, 2016 | City College

Five City College of New York undergraduates — Maria Chaname, Christian Kadima, Angel Morquecho, Valeria Serrano and Emily Zheng — will participate in a five-week program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in June and July. The students will study medical interpreting and be mentored as they work on individual, specialized projects involving translational cancer health disparities throughout New York City.

College Inducts Students into PTK Honor Society

June 10, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Guttman’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society chapter—Beta Phi Gamma—held its student induction ceremony on June 9. Phi Theta Kappa is an international organization that recognizes and encourages scholarship among two-year college students. Guttman President Scott E. Evenbeck was the featured guest speaker and Chet Jordan, Instructor of English, was master of ceremonies. There were 32 […]