CUNY’s successful Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) initiative, a comprehensive program that has significantly boosted associate degree graduation rates, should be considered as a model for a national higher-education policy to fight poverty through educational attainment, according to an article co-authored by CUNY ASAP leaders and the Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity.
CUNY ASAP IS A MODEL FOR A NATIONAL POLICY TO FIGHT POVERTY THROUGH EDUCATION; RUSSELL SAGE FOUNDATION JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES PUBLISHES ARTICLEMarch 7, 2018 | The University
February 22, 2018 | The University
English professor at the College of Staten Island, Patricia Smith, has won the prestigious $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, expanding the ranks of exceptionally accomplished CUNY poets whose works have drawn the highest honors, including two Pulitzer Prizes in three years.
February 7, 2018 | The University, Uncategorized
The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today named the members of its Chancellor Search Committee and announced the hiring of a highly regarded national executive recruiting firm to help the committee identify top-flight candidates to succeed Chancellor James B. Milliken, who in November announced he would be stepping down at the end of the academic year.
February 6, 2018 | The University
The City University of New York is one of four university systems nationwide selected to share $8.5 million in grants from Strong Start to Finish (SSTF), a privately funded network of education and philanthropic leaders working to address attainment gaps for students from underserved populations
February 2, 2018 | The University
“African Americans in Times of War,” is the theme of this year’s Black History Month and The City University of New York is celebrating the annual February commemoration with scores of events and programs at CUNY colleges throughout the five boroughs, from concerts and film screenings to panel discussions and more.
January 23, 2018 | The University
Citing “the many reasons for our excitement and optimism at CUNY,” Chancellor James B. Milliken testified today at the Joint Senate and Assembly public hearing in Albany on Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s 2018 – 2019 State Executive Budget proposal.
January 16, 2018 | The University
“We applaud the important increased investment in CUNY’s operations, as well as the continued commitment to critical maintenance.
CUNY CITIZENSHIP NOW! GEARS UP FOR EMERGENCY EVENTS TO HELP DREAMERS REQUEST RENEWAL OF DACA IMMIGRATION STATUSJanuary 16, 2018 | The University
CUNY Citizenship Now! will hold two emergency DACA assistance events, Thursday and next Tuesday, to help CUNY Dreamers and others seek renewal of their immigration status following a federal court order partially reopening the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
January 15, 2018 | The University
Today we commemorate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a true American hero whose impassioned leadership in the struggles for racial equality, social and economic justice, inclusion and opportunity helped define the conscience of a nation. And while it is altogether fitting that we celebrate his extraordinary contributions, it is striking and most unfortunate that his teaching continues to be in some ways as urgent and essential as it was half a century ago.
U.S. NEWS RANKS CUNY SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES 16TH IN NATION IN 2018 BEST ONLINE BACHELOR’S DEGREESJanuary 9, 2018 | The University
U.S. News & World Report has ranked the CUNY School of Professional Studies 16th in the nation for the quality of its online bachelor’s degree programs, putting it in the top 5 percent of all ranked institutions for 2018, and making it the highest nationally ranked program in the state.