News from The City University of New York

Four Lehman College Students Win Competitive Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

January 26, 2017 | Lehman College

This spring, four Lehman students will set off for study abroad opportunities in Japan; South Korea; Shanghai, China; and Singapore, thanks to the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Since 2015, sixteen Lehman students have been awarded the competitive scholarship.

Black History Month Events at CCNY

January 25, 2017 | City College

This year’s City College of New York Black History Month celebration includes a film festival with a question and answer portion, live entertainment, music and speakers, workshops as well as an ancestral history event. The events are presented by the Black History Month Committee.

First Annual CSI Performance Competition for Strings

January 25, 2017 | College of Staten Island

In an effort to recognize the fine work being done by all string teachers in the Staten Island area, the College of Staten Island (CSI) more »

Lehman College Ranked No.4 in Mobility Rate for Students in the U.S.

January 24, 2017 | Lehman College

A new study, published in The New York Times, placed Lehman College No. 4 in the top ten colleges nationwide with the highest “mobility rate.”

Lehman College Recruiting Applicants for the First Virtual Reality Training Lab in the Bronx

January 24, 2017 | Lehman College

Lehman College is the first local higher educational institution to offer an 11-month training program as part of its new Virtual Reality Training Academy and Development Lab.

Queens College is in Top 1% of Colleges That Help Move Students From Poverty to Prosperity

January 24, 2017 | Queens College

Queens College has just been ranked in the top 1% of colleges identified as helping to move students from poverty to prosperity.

Community Health Worker Training: Preparing Staten Island’s Healthcare Workforce to Support Medicaid Patients

January 24, 2017 | College of Staten Island

Community Health Worker (CHW) training, the first product of the partnership between Staten Island Performing Provider System (SIPPS) and the College of Staten Island (CSI), more »

BIC launches international Spanish speaking certificate course

January 23, 2017 | City College

The City College of New York’s BIC Program, in association with the Office of Continuing and Professional Studies, welcomed students from the University of Palermo in Buenos Aires to partake in the inaugural BIC Mini Intensive, a 56-hour international certificate course. Seven Spanish-speaking students spent one and a half weeks in New York City soaking up branding, advertising and design.

Chancellor Milliken’s Statement on New Report Ranking CUNY as National Leader for  Social Mobility

January 20, 2017 | The University

For 170 years The City University of New York has had a unique mandate, providing a high quality, affordable education to all New Yorkers, but particularly those from underrepresented groups and immigrant populations, and giving them remarkable opportunities to achieve their dreams.