News from The City University of New York

George Lois’ ‘Big Ideas’ come home to CCNY

January 19, 2016 | City College

Legendary art director, designer and ad man George Lois is gifting his archives to The City College of New York. Designated the “The George Lois Big Idea Archive,” the collection comprises films, TV and radio commercials, print ads, posters, scripts, correspondences, photos, memorabilia and numerous other items from a remarkable career spanning more than 65 years.

Study Reveals How Birds Learn Through Imitation

January 15, 2016 | The University

Precise changes in brain circuitry occur as young zebra finches go from listening to their fathers’ courtship songs to knowing the songs themselves, according to a study led by neuroscientists at NYU Langone Medical Center and published online in a Science cover report on January 14.

[gallery] Sixth Annual Celestial Ball Raises Much-Needed Funds to Support CSI

January 15, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Enthusiasm was in the air as faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends of the College of Staten Island broke attendance and contribution records, last December, at the Sixth Annual Celestial Ball. The gala event, which took place at the Richmond County Country Club, was hosted by the CSI Foundation.

Statement by Chancellor James B. Milliken on The Governor’s 2016-17 Executive Budget and The City University of New York

January 14, 2016 | The University

There is much in Governor Cuomo’s 2016-17 Executive Budget that supports the colleges, graduate and professional schools of The City University of New York, including performance funding that will allow us to deliver improved outcomes for our students, renewal of the predictable tuition policy, a plan to partner with education programs in our prisons, a State Dream Act, and more.

Rising Stars: Bree Silverman ’16

January 14, 2016 | College of Staten Island

Bree Silverman ’16: Major: Mathematics with a concentration in Secondary Education A Teacher Education Honors Academy and Dean’s List student, she is also a NOYCE scholar and an Alfred Harcourt recipient. A favorite aspect of CSI: “I am having a wonderful experience at CSI and I attribute that to the Teacher Education Honors Academy.

Queens College Students to Walk in Footsteps of Dr. King

January 13, 2016 | Queens College

When Rabbi Moshe Shur was in college, he joined other student volunteers in a 1965 and 1966 summer initiative to register disenfranchised voters in six Southern states.

College Holds All-Campus Meeting as Forum to Exchange Ideas

January 13, 2016 | Guttman Community College

On January 6 Guttman faculty, staff, and administrators gathered for the semi-annual All-College Faculty-Staff Meeting. All-campus gatherings are now part of our College’s fabric. We meet to exchange ideas, deepen and understand better t he College’s culture and practices, and identify possible areas for improvement. We are proud of our tradition since it is highly […]

CUNY’S 2016 Calendar Spotlights “Working People: A History of Labor in the United States”

January 12, 2016 | The University

The City University of New York today releases a calendar and website that celebrate the achievements, sacrifices and triumphs of America’s workers. This is the 12th calendar that the University has produced in collaboration with The New York Times in Education and the LaGuardia and Wagner Archives at CUNY’s LaGuardia Community College, and it is the first with contributions from the New York City Central Labor Council.

More Hostos Students Earn The Guttman Transfer Scholarship

January 12, 2016 | Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College is proud to announce that three students were awarded the Guttman Transfer Scholarship for Spring 2016. The students were: Dionel Del Orbe (Civil Engineering), Ashly Dominguez (Liberal Arts and Science), and Wendy Fernandez (Electrical Engineering).