News from The City University of New York

Guttman Celebrates Writing Month

November 10, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On November 6, the Office of Student Engagement, in collaboration with Guttman writing professors Drs. Nicola Blake and Lori Ungemah, hosted “Guttman Celebrates Writing Month: If You Show Me Yours, I Will Show You Mine” in the Atrium. Participating students each selected the name of an historic or famous person or a fictional character, including […]

Students Engage in Meaningful Community Service as Part of Community Days

November 10, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Continuing the Community Days tradition of linking community-based service to what students are learning in the City Seminar course, Guttman first-year students once again “gave back” to New York City on October 28 and 29. In large groups of 45 or by volunteering individually, students engaged in a variety of activities, including repacking donated food […]

Prof. Rick Rossein on Increase in Racial Harassment Claims

November 10, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

Professor Rick Rossein appeared on Arise News last week, discussing why more workers seem to be filing lawsuits against employers with claims of racial harassment in the workplace.

Clips of the Week

November 7, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<img width="150" height="150" src="//www.journalism.cuny.edu/tcS3_media/blogs.dir/1/files/2014/11/Jenna-Clips-150×150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Clips of the Week" title="Clips of the Week" style="float:right;" />Check out our latest links – including Jenna O’Donnell’s contribution to the Daily News’ Ebola coverage.

Our Lives Have Value: A Roundtable Discussion of Michael Brown in Context

November 6, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On October 23, the College held a roundtable discussing the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown. Moderators of the event, Associate Professor of Political Science and Urban Studies Marcus Allen, Career Strategist Jovanny Suriel, and Assistant Director of Mentoring & Student Success Andrew Bennett, developed the event to offer a space where students can discuss the […]

Helping Homeless Kids for 25 Years: Queens College’s “Big Buddy” Mentors

November 5, 2014 | Queens College

A Queens College educator named Arthur Salz has worked passionately since 1989—25 years–to help young kids in Queens homeless shelters.

Prof. Robson on the NSA Metadata Spying Appeal

November 5, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

Distinguished Professor Ruthann Robson was recently quoted in an Ars Technica article, “A top appeals court to hear why NSA metadata spying should stay or go”.