Ron Wallace will be the first to tell you that he wasn’t born with a pencil in his hand.
“Growing up, I couldn’t draw much, but I was good with computer graphics programs like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop,” he says. But by the time he was in eighth grade, he knew what he wanted to do with his life. When he enrolled in BMCC, he found teachers who were ready and willing to help him achieve his dream—to become a fashion designer.
York College wants businesses to set up shop on its Jamaica campus, and thinks it has figured out a way to do it. The CUNY school has applied to enroll in Start-Up New York, a state-sponsored program that offers tax breaks to new companies, technology firms and out-of-state businesses that partner with colleges in poorer communities.
The Graduate Center, City University of New York, announced today that Nobel laureate Paul Krugman, professor of economics and international affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, will be joining the faculty of the Graduate Center as professor in the Ph.D. Program in Economics and distinguished scholar at the Graduate Center’s Luxembourg Income Study Center.
For the second time in a week, a New York State Supreme Court judge has upheld the Pathways to Degree Completion Initiative (Pathways), which ensures the full transfer of academic credits that students earn within CUNY colleges and establishes a set number of general education courses designed by faculty.
More than 70 young women from The City University of New York and New York City’s public high schools will participate on Saturday, March 8 in an enriching day focused on the arts and careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).
The City University of New York, in association with Congress Member Grace Meng, Senator Joseph Addabbo, Assembly Member Andrew Hevesi, Assembly Member Mike Miller and Council Member Elizabeth Crowley, invites students and families to a free CUNY Information Fair on Saturday, March 8 at The Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Avenue, Glendale, NY.
An international team of researchers, co-led by Professor William Harcourt-Smith, has discovered the remains of an ancient forest on Rusinga Island, Lake Victoria, Kenya – evidence of the habitat of the early ape Proconsul. Their findings – published in February 2014 in Nature Communications – show that Proconsul and its primate relative Dendropithecus inhabited “a widespread, dense, multistoried, closed canopy” forest. The fossils will help scientists understand the connection between ancient habitats and the emergence of ape lineages, including our own.
<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/media/1/files/2014/02/Tow-Knight-EJ14-Portraits-2-150×150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="2014 Tow-Knight Entrepreneurial Fellows Get to Work on Their Projects" title="2014 Tow-Knight Entrepreneurial Fellows Get to Work on Their Projects" style="float:right;" />This year’s cohort includes a Fulbright scholar from Argentina and professionals from Japan, Germany, India, Brazil, England and Slovakia.
Baruch College’s Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) students won 4th place at 11th Annual Rotman International Trading Competition held February 20-22, 2014.
Baruch College invites you to meet Ian Cook, Chairman, President and CEO of the Colgate-Palmolive Company on Tuesday, March 11, as part of the Burton Kossoff Business Leadership Lecture Series.
Most recently, Lissette received the honor of introducing President Bill Clinton at Mayor Bill De Blasio’s inauguration ceremony.