News from The City University of New York

Emmy Award Winner John Johnson, ’61, ’66MA, Gifts Papers to CCNY

March 16, 2015 | City College

Growing up in Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, and Harlem, John Johnson wanted to be the first person in his family to attend college. He was accepted by many universities but chose The City College of New York because of its excellence and free tuition for those who qualified academically.

CUNY Law Hosts Women Confronting ISIS Symposium

March 16, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

The Women Confronting ISIS symposium, held at CUNY Law on March 6, provided an opportunity for people concerned about the rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and its impact of women to come together and strategize about responses to this human rights crisis.

CCNY’s Marom Bikson Elected to Elite Medical and Bio Engineering Group

March 13, 2015 | City College

Dr. Marom Bikson, professor of biomedical engineering in The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, will be inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s (AIMBE) College of Fellows Monday, March 16, in Washington, D.C. The ceremony will be held during AIMBE’s 2015 annual meeting at the National Academy of Sciences Great Hall.

Visual Journalist Almudena Toral, ’10, Chosen for Inaugural Women’s Media Leadership Academy

March 13, 2015 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Toral, who taught web video at the CUNY J-School, is one of 25 selected for the ONA-Poynter seminar aimed at training women to be leaders in media.

[video] With tuition costs hammering families, College of Staten Island offers enticing alternatives

March 13, 2015 | College of Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE — Divina Wiley’s dream college was Boston’s Northeastern University, but even with a partial scholarship, she realized she’d have to take out a sizeable student loan. So when she applied to the College of Staten Island, and was accepted into CSI’s Macaulay Honors program, she said she “just couldn’t pass up the opportunity to graduate debt-free.”The CSI senior hasn’t regretted her decision; in fact, as a psychology and Spanish major, she even had the opportunity to study abroad in Spain, something, she said, she likely wouldn’t have been able to afford to do at another school.

Black History Month 2015: Wrap Up

March 13, 2015 | Hostos Community College

The Hostos community enjoyed an exhilarating and exciting 2015 Black History Month. Its Afrocentric focus and contemporary relevance made it a dynamic month of events.

Prof. Doug Cox on Hillary Clinton’s Use of Private Email

March 13, 2015 | CUNY School of Law

Professor Douglas Cox has been quoted by Time and The Hill about the recent revelations about Hillary Clinton’s use of private email while she was secretary of state.

Women of GRIT Panel Showcases Successful Professionals

March 12, 2015 | Guttman Community College

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Women of GRIT (Gratitude, Resilience, Integrity, and Resilience) held an empowerment panel on March 10. Four leading professionals, including Andrea Davis Shapiro, CUNY Associate Vice Chancellor for Corporate, Foundation and Major Gift Development, Wendy Garcia, Chief Diversity Officer, New York City Comptroller’s Office, Dorcia Goodridge-Brathwaite, Executive Director, Office of […]