The Hostos community enjoyed an exhilarating and exciting 2015 Black History Month. Its Afrocentric focus and contemporary relevance made it a dynamic month of events.
Professor Douglas Cox has been quoted by Time and The Hill about the recent revelations about Hillary Clinton’s use of private email while she was secretary of state.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, Women of GRIT (Gratitude, Resilience, Integrity, and Resilience) held an empowerment panel on March 10. Four leading professionals, including Andrea Davis Shapiro, CUNY Associate Vice Chancellor for Corporate, Foundation and Major Gift Development, Wendy Garcia, Chief Diversity Officer, New York City Comptroller’s Office, Dorcia Goodridge-Brathwaite, Executive Director, Office of […]
Nobel Laureate John O’Keefe, ’63, pioneering engineer Michael Pope, ’44BEE and trailblazing Xerox Corporation chair and CEO Ursula Burns will be awarded honorary degrees at The City College of New York’s 169th Commencement Exercises, May 29. The awards are in recognition of their professional accomplishments.
On March 9 in Albany, New York, State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher, SUNY Broome President Kevin Drumm, and City University of New York Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Frank Sanchez today joined Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society CEO Dr. Rod Risley to present the 2015 PTK All-New York Academic Awards […]
LaGuardia Community College today announced that Goldman Sachs Gives will make a $2 million gift, the largest donation in the College’s history, to help students stay in college. Goldman Sachs Gives is also raising an additional $1 million to provide targeted support to America’s community colleges.
Black Women for Fairness, Equity & Justice, in collaboration with the Caribbean Research Center at Medgar Evers College, proudly host the 4th Annual Shirley Chisholm Women’s Empowerment Conference, Saturday, March 21, 2015. The event will be a daylong gathering of elected officials, community activists, business leaders and educators, including: NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray, U.S. Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, NYC Public Advocate Letitia James, NYC Councilmember Laurie Cumbo and Executive Vice President of 1199 SEIU, Estella Vasquez.
The 2015 National Black Writers Symposium will provide attendees and participants with an intergenerational perspective on the legacy of resistance and activism in the arts. The focus will be on how novelists, poets, playwrights, and screenwriters have addressed this subject through film, literature and theatre.
The Hostos Community College men’s basketball team is excited to be headed to the NJCAA D-III Tournament after winning Region XV on March 1. The Caimans are now only three wins away from their second national title since 2005.
Retaining and recruiting high-quality, full-time faculty to keep pace with record enrollments and maintain the University’s competitive advantage is a top priority, Chancellor James B. Milliken told the New York State Legislature as he made his first swath of budget-related appearances in Albany.
Banks and Rice are the recipients of the 2015 CUNY Educational Leadership Awards, recognized for their “exemplary dedication to education.”
The University’s renowned faculty members continually win professional-achievement awards from prestigious organizations as well as research grants from government agencies, farsighted foundations and leading corporations. Pictured are just a few of the recent honorees. Brief summaries of many ongoing research projects start here and continue inside.
With each swipe of his MetroCard and every ride on the New York City subway, Ebrahim Afshinnekoo envisions a trip into an underworld teeming with mysterious microorganisms and live bacteria.
To assist students, faculty and staff in understanding President Barack Obama’s recent executive action on immigration, CUNY Citizenship NOW! has launched a new initiative that includes a series of free legal clinics, a new Web page and an information hotline.
The Pathways curriculum is in its second academic year and has been implemented across all undergraduate campuses. Here are some of the findings so far:
Stunning exhibitions are filling galleries across The City University of New York, provoking thought, enriching the life of the University community and adding insight into cultures close to home and far away.
A new home for Hunter College scientists — the product of an unusual partnership between Hunter and Weill Cornell Medical College — is the latest entry in CUNY’s decadelong emergence as a leading research university.
I am the perfect reader for New York and Los Angeles, a compendious sociological thumbnail analysis of the nation’s two largest urban centers—“the two iconic US cities of the twenty-first century.” My first 20 years unfolded in the LA basin, though I fled north for a decade to study at Stanford. After teaching a decade in Philadelphia, I have for the last 30 years been a happy resident of New York (don’t get me started on sirens or tourist helicopters). So I am in spirit perfectly bicoastal.
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