News from The City University of New York

Statement by CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken On the 2014-15 New York City Budget

June 26, 2014 | The University

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.

International Visitor Leadership Program Wraps Up At CSI

June 26, 2014 | College of Staten Island

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.

Saul Kripke Enters Agreement to Keep Archive of Philosophical Work at the Graduate Center

June 24, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

The Graduate Center has begun a fifteen-year agreement with noted logician and philosopher Saul Kripke to curate and preserve the Kripke Archive.

Ruth Milkman Elected President of ASA

June 24, 2014 | CUNY Graduate Center

Professor Ruth Milkman has been elected the 107th president of the American Sociological Association (ASA) for 2015–2016.

Tow-Knight Fellows Present their Startup Projects

June 24, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<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.

Kay Atanda, ’14, Awarded Pickering Fellowship

June 23, 2014 | City College

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.

Medgar’s Sonia Wilson to Be Honored by the WNBA’s New York Liberty

June 23, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

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.

Accreditation of Business Programs At Medgar Evers College

June 23, 2014 | Medgar Evers College

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.

CSI to Host Benefit Night for Former Dolphin

June 23, 2014 | College of Staten Island

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.

Clips of the Week

June 20, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<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."

A New ‘Focus’ for The Nabe

June 20, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

A New ‘Focus’ for The NabeThe CUNY J-School has turned over The Nabe to Corner News Media, which will rename the hyperlocal news site “Fort Greene Focus.”