News from The City University of New York

CUNY Law Praises NYS Board of Regents Decision to Allow Licenses for Non-Citizens

May 18, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Board’s adoption of regulations allows DACA recipients to obtain licenses in 57 professions May 18, Long Island City, NY — The New York State Board of Regents’ adoption of regulations permitting DACA recipients to obtain professional license in New York, wisely allows qualified non-citizens who have completed their education here to finally […]

Student startups earn $150K in CCNY’s Zahn competition

May 18, 2016 | City College

Hybridia, VeriPAD, StreetLabs, and Applied Motions are the grand prize winners in the Zahn Innovation Center’s Entrepreneurship Competition at The City College of New York. They pitched to investors, entrepreneurs, bankers, and other experts for a piece of $150K in prizes.

Grad students present research at annual symposium

May 17, 2016 | City College

Fifteen City College of New York graduate students walked away with cash prizes for their work at the Ninth Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium.

Baruch Students Win Pitch Competition and $5,000 Award to Launch “Faces of Israel” Exhibit

May 17, 2016 | Baruch College

Baruch College students Amit Gutin ’17 MBA and Orr Izkovich ’16 won the first annual Campus Pitch Competition, a joint initiative of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) and the Israeli Consulate in New York, and a $5,000 award to launch their “Faces of Israel” photo gallery.

Baruch College Graduate Earns Prestigious Jonas E. Salk Scholarship

May 17, 2016 | Baruch College

Baruch College graduate Allen Ko’13 has received a Jonas E. Salk Scholarship to study medicine at the Eastern Virginia Medical School.

Tufano Earns NFCA All-Star Honors; Among Three CSI Scholar-Athletes Cited

May 17, 2016 | College of Staten Island

2016 College of Staten Island Scholar-Athlete of the Year Christina Tufano earned that same recognition along with teammates Jacqueline Cautela and Vanessa Joia by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association this week, and the senior third-baseman doubled on the third-team All-East Region team, it was announced yesterday.

Emmy Winner Wonbo Woo Returns as Broadcast Journalist in Residence

May 16, 2016 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Fresh off a year-long Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University, he will be teaching the Broadcast Deadline course this fall and helping to further develop our broadcast curriculum.

Kingsborough Student Michelle Yedin takes part in White House’s first “College Reporter Day”

May 13, 2016 | Kingsborough Community College

Kingsborough student and Scepter editor-in-chief, Michelle Yedin, had the experience of a lifetime when she was chosen as one of 50 students to take part in the White House’s first “College Reporter Day” on April 28, 2016.