News from The City University of New York

City College establishes medical school with St. Barnabas Hospital

July 14, 2015 | City College

In a major development in the institution’s 168-year history, The City College of New York announces the establishment of the CUNY School of Medicine at City College in partnership with Bronx-based St. Barnabas Hospital (which is part of the SBH Health System).

MHC Alum Begins Peace Corps Service in Cambodia

July 14, 2015 | College of Staten Island

Jenny Pisani, 24, of Staten Island, N.Y., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Cambodia July 23 to begin training as an education volunteer. Pisani will live and work in a community to teach English at the secondary level and participate in a secondary project to help meet community development needs.

Mourning the Loss of Professor Ancio Ostane

July 13, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

We regret to announce the passing of a former Medgar Evers College (MEC) adjunct professor, Mr. Ancio Ostane. Professor Ostane, who recently taught Mathematics at MEC, died tragically in a car accident this past weekend on the Southern State Parkway. His wife and two young children were also in the car. His wife was the only survivor.

Marie Gilot to Head New Professional Development Program at CUNY J

July 13, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Gilot, who comes to CUNY from the Knight Foundation, will lead an educational initiative aimed at teaching working journalists the skills they need in a rapidly evolving profession.

Marie Gilot to Head New Professional Development Program at CUNY J

July 13, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Gilot, who comes to CUNY from the Knight Foundation, will lead an educational initiative aimed at teaching working journalists the skills they need in a rapidly evolving profession.

VIDEO: Why Should We Be Concerned About Inequality?

July 13, 2015 | CUNY Graduate Center

Professor Robert Solow (MIT) responds as part of a recent conversation with the Graduate Center’s Paul Krugman and Janet Gornick. Part 1 of a 4-part series this summer.

Colin Powell School hosts Mexican graduates in new partnership

July 9, 2015 | City College

Eleven Mayan women have started a month-long leadership training course in the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at The City College of New York. All college graduates, they are the first cohort in a new exchange program between the Colin Powell School and Mexico’s Yucatan State.

Guttman Students take off for the International Ecuador Program

July 9, 2015 | Guttman Community College

On July 10, six Guttman students will be traveling to Ecuador as part of the LAS 298 (Conservation, Culture, and Conflict in Ecuadorian Ecosystems) course for 11 days. Accompanying the students will be Professors Derek Tesser and Katie Wilson. Conservation, Culture and Conflict in Ecuadorean Ecosystems is a travel abroad course for Liberal Arts and […]

Medgar’s Own Iyanla Vanzant Comes Home!

July 9, 2015 | Medgar Evers College

She made an enduring impact on the campus of Medgar Evers College. She burst onto the literary scene with inspirational titles that touched millions and she’s suffered setbacks and fought her way back to redemption. Now, she’s coming home!