We strongly commend Mayor Bill de Blasio, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the New York City Council on a 2014-15 Executive Budget that includes funding for vitally important programs and services, allowing CUNY to significantly strengthen our preparation of an educated workforce for the future.
THE BANNER – A delegation of 19 international higher education leaders congregate in the Green Dolphin Lounge in 1C on May 1, 2014. Hosted by the Center for International Service, the International Visitor Leadership Program wrapped up its three week tour of United States’ colleges and universities.
The Graduate Center has begun a fifteen-year agreement with noted logician and philosopher Saul Kripke to curate and preserve the Kripke Archive.
Professor Ruth Milkman has been elected the 107th president of the American Sociological Association (ASA) for 2015–2016.
<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/media/1/files/2014/06/towknightdemo-150×150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Tow-Knight Fellows Present their Startup Projects" title="Tow-Knight Fellows Present their Startup Projects" style="float:right;" />Our 2014 class of fellows finished out the year with stellar presentations before 18 distinguished panelists on the final day of the semester.
Oluwadamisi “Kay” Atanda, a City College of New York 2014 graduate, has been awarded a Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship. Mr. Atanda, who received a BA in political science from CCNY, summa cum laude, is one of 40 college graduates nationwide selected for the program, which prepares candidates to become members of the U.S. Foreign Service.
Congratulations are in order for Sonia Wilson of the Medgar Evers College (MEC) Development Office. Friday, July 11th, Sonia will be honored as an Inspiring Woman by the WNBA’s New York Liberty on the floor of Madison Square Garden during the evening’s home game. In partnership with UPS, the New York Liberty’s “Inspiring Women” initiative “celebrates women who have demonstrated outstanding business leadership”. The program is a league-wide effort with teams across the country recognizing women who are making a tremendous impact in their local communities.
The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) has granted conditional reaffirmation of accreditation to Medgar Evers College (MEC) of The City University of New York for its business programs. Dr. Rudolph F. Crew, President, received an official letter from ACBSP on May 19, 2014.
Recent College of Staten Island graduate and standout softball star Danielle Ponsiglione will be the guest of honor this week when she returns to the CSI diamond, but the multiple record holder and three-time CUNYAC Pitcher of the Year, is battling a new competitor, and many former teammates, family and friends will be on hand for a benefit game in her honor.
<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/media/1/files/2014/06/Magic-School-Bus-150×150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Clips of the Week" title="Clips of the Week" style="float:right;" />Check out some of our reporters’ latest stories – including Ben Brody’s CNNMoney report about the return of "The Magic School Bus."
The CUNY J-School has turned over The Nabe to Corner News Media, which will rename the hyperlocal news site “Fort Greene Focus.”