News from The City University of New York

Students Tackle Climate Challenge with Crowdsourcing Initiative

October 9, 2014 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

<img width="150" height="150" src="http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/tcS3_media/blogs.dir/1/files/2014/10/Climate-pic-150×150.jpg" class="attachment-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="Students Tackle Climate Challenge with Crowdsourcing Initiative" title="Students Tackle Climate Challenge with Crowdsourcing Initiative" style="float:right;" />An ambitious crowdsourcing project on climate change risk in New York includes real-time multimedia reporting from vulnerable communities, data collection on residents’ views, and community engagement efforts via social media.

Eli Federman (’10) on Yom Kippur Tradition

October 9, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

Eli Federman (’10) argues that the Yom Kippur tradition known as Kaparot should be left alone.

Longtime Work of Tonya Gonnella Frichner (’87) on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Acknowledged at United Nations

October 9, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon highlighted the contributions of Tonya Gonnella Frichner (’87) (Onondaga Nation) and her longtime commitment to the advancement of the rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Students Gain Insights into Non Profit Management from Distinguished Professional

October 8, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On October 2 the College welcomed Gail B. Nayowith, Executive Director of SCO Family of Services, who gave a dynamic overview of how to start and manage a non-profit organization for the House 3 City Seminar I students. For their final City Seminar I project, students will be creating a plan to develop their own […]

NY Times: Compelling Story about LaGuardia Community College Student’s Path to Graduation

October 8, 2014 | LaGuardia Community College

New York Times reporter Ginia Bellafante wrote a very powerful piece about one of LaGuardia Community College’s students. Her article vividly captures the struggles that so many of LaGuardia’s students face. This is a story all too familiar. One in which the challenges of poverty and a complex life interfere with LaGuardia students’ seamless path towards graduation.

Dean Michelle Anderson Attends LSC Anniversary Event to Discuss Increasing Access to Justice

October 8, 2014 | CUNY School of Law

Dean Michelle Anderson joined Congressman Jerry Nadler, CBS Vice Chair Shari Redstone and other law school deans in a discussion about ways to increase pro bono services and access to justice. The conversation took place on October 7 at an event marking the 40th anniversary of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC).

Critical Workforce Development Initiative Launched by CCNY

October 7, 2014 | City College

The City College of New York has received a $1,850,000 grant by a bequest of S Jay Levy through the Jerome Levy Foundation to establish the S Jay Levy Fellowship for Career Achievement. The grant will be used to help establish and sustain corporate partnerships for City College student internships.