News from The City University of New York

Guatemalan film “500 Years” starts Latino History Month observance

September 12, 2016 | City College

A test screening of the documentary “500 Years,” about the 2013 genocide trial of a former Guatemalan president and its aftermath, marks the start of Latino Heritage Month at The City College of New York. The film premieres in CCNY’s Division of Interdisciplinary Studies at the Center for Worker Education (CWE) auditorium on September 14 at 6 p.m.

CUNY Community Mourns Loss of Dr. Henry Wasser

September 12, 2016 | CUNY Graduate Center

The CUNY community mourns the passing this week of Dr. Henry Wasser, a prominent scholar and leader at the Graduate Center and the University alike for decades. He was 97.

Welcome to Our Latest 1L Class

September 9, 2016 | CUNY School of Law

Our newest 1L class brings a rich and varied background to CUNY Law and their legal careers. In addition to speaking 26 languages, this class of 190 full- and part-time students has worked for such organizations as a youth mission in South Africa, Refugees and Communities of Color and the Centers for Disease Control and […]

CCNY rooftop garden yields first crop

September 9, 2016 | City College

From a RoofPod garden atop the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture building at The City College of New York comes a bumper harvest for the community to partake in.

CUNY, NYC DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS, ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE NEW PAID INTERNSHIP PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS, CUNY CULTURAL CORPS

September 9, 2016 | The University

CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Commissioner (DCLA) Tom Finkelpearl, and The Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin announced a $1 million initiative to create the CUNY Cultural Corps and place dozens of students in paid internships at cultural institutions across the city including MoMA PS1, the New York Botanical Garden, Carnegie Hall, American Museum of Natural History, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Staten Island Museum, and more.

CUNY Should Continue to Condemn Hate Speech While Protecting First Amendment Rights, Says Anti-Semitism Report

September 9, 2016 | The University

The City University of New York today released the results of a nearly six-month investigation by two highly regarded outside counsel into allegations of anti-Semitic incidents on CUNY campuses.

CUNY, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, Rockefeller Foundation Announce New Paid Internship Program for Students, CUNY Cultural Corps

September 9, 2016 | The University

CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs Commissioner (DCLA) Tom Finkelpearl, and The Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin announced a $1 million initiative to create the CUNY Cultural Corps and place dozens of students in paid internships at cultural institutions across the city including MoMA PS1, the New York Botanical Garden, Carnegie Hall, American Museum of Natural History, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Staten Island Museum, and more.

Hostos Unveils New Programs For Fall 2016

September 7, 2016 | Hostos Community College

Eugenio María de Hostos Community College (CUNY) prides itself on offering curriculum that best prepares its students, and the College is pleased to announce new programs and services for Fall 2016.

Getting the Most Out of Summer: Baruch Students Land Internships and Get a Jump on Jobs

September 7, 2016 | Baruch College

Getting a foot in the door is one of the most effective ways for students to land a job. And, the best way in is through internships. According to a 2015 National Association of Colleges and Employers survey, employers reported converting an average of 51.7 % of their eligible interns into full-time hires. That’s good news for many Baruch students who have been working this summer in firms from PricewaterhouseCoopers to Spector & Associates as part of the College’s highly successful internship program.

CCNY film graduate Yvonne Ng wins Academy Award

September 7, 2016 | City College

The City College of New York’s M.F.A. in film graduate, Yvonne Ng, is the winner of this year’s Student Academy Awards ® competition for her short film, “Cloud Kumo.” As a winner, Ng’s short film is eligible to compete for the 2016 Oscars® in either the Documentary Short Subject, Animated Short Film or Live Action Short Film categories.

Experts discuss critical issues in CCNY’s Presidential Conversations

September 6, 2016 | City College

Some of the most pertinent issues in education, society and health are the subject of discussion in the third series of The City College of New York’s Presidential Conversations: Activism, Scholarship, and Engagement.

CUNY Making It Easier For Students to Register to Vote

September 6, 2016 | The University

In what is believed to be the first system-wide initiative in New York State, The City University of New York, in consultation with the New York City Board of Elections, is providing CUNY students with personalized voter registration forms effective Sept. 5.