News from The City University of New York

Chancellor Pledges 15,000 More Associate Degree Graduates by 2025

December 4, 2014 | The University

Chancellor James B. Milliken announced today at the White House-sponsored College Opportunity Day of Action that The City University of New York is committing to graduating 15,000 additional associate-degree students over the next decade including 6,500 by 2020, by expanding CUNY’s highly successful preparatory initiatives.

Prof. Davis Testifies Before Congressional Human Rights Commission on Aid Delivery in Haiti

December 4, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

Yesterday, Professor Lisa Davis testified before Congress at a hearing organized by the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission on aid delivery and development strategies for long-term capacity building in Haiti.

CUNY Law Ranked 33rd Best Law School in Nation

December 4, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

A new article from Business Insider ranks CUNY School of Law the 33rd best law school in America. Among law schools in New York, CUNY places 3rd, behind Columbia and NYU.

Hostos Community College Announces Commitment to Expand College Access at White House Event

December 4, 2014 | Hostos Community College

Today, Hostos Community College and Interim President David Gómez will join President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college.

Statement on the Passing of Herman Badillo

December 3, 2014 | The University

The City University of New York mourns the passing of Herman Badillo, former Chairperson of CUNY’s Board of Trustees.

Paralegal Studies among CCNY CPS Winter Offerings

December 3, 2014 | City College

Do you want to learn a new skill and become more competitive in the job market? Then visit The City College of New York’s Continued and Professional Studies (CPS) program for its outstanding training opportunities.

Great Turnout for the Charles Evans Inniss Memorial Library Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

December 3, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

Monday, Medgar Evers College hosted dozens of guests at the official ribbon cutting for the newly-renovated Charles Evans Inniss Memorial Library. The ceremony marked the start of a new era for the college here in the heart of Central Brooklyn. The new, state-of-the-art facility serves the information needs of the student body of Medgar Evers College, the University, and the community at large.

Guttman Student Wins CUNY’s 2014 Intramural Chess Championships

December 3, 2014 | Guttman Community College

After an intense competition, Andres Lopez, a first-year student at Guttman Community College, took home the trophy at this year’s CUNY 2014 Intramural Chess Championships, held November 21 at Baruch College. “It feels great, “Lopez said, “and I don’t even remember how I learned to play.” Chess is among the twelve sports represented at the […]

In-flight food is getting more healthful

December 3, 2014 | The University

When you are traveling 550 mph at 35,000 feet in the air, your meals selections are pretty limited.

VICE Media and Knight to Create $500,000 Innovators’ Fund at CUNY

December 2, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The goal is to train journalists to use innovative new ways to tell stories for the next generation of news consumers.

City Seminar Guest Speaker Discusses New Housing Initiative for Recent College Graduates

December 2, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On November 21, Chris Bledsoe, a real estate developer and founding partner of Stage 3 Properties, spoke to all three City Seminar I House Four cohorts. His firm is creating a housing solution for recent college graduates by providing more affordable housing options for younger first-time urban renters as based in income. These new developments […]

Guttman’s Global Ambassadors Take Off for Germany

December 2, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On December 6, ten Guttman Community College students will be traveling to Berlin, Germany, for eight days of research and exploration as part of the Guttman Global Ambassadors (GGA) program. This pilot travel program is the first initiative of what is being developed to become a more embracing program, known as the Guttman Global Travel […]

GC Application Fee Waived for CUNY Graduates

December 2, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

The Graduate Center today announced an application fee waiver for CUNY graduates.