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Archive for June, 2010

The Tisch Legacy at Hunter

June 14, 2010 | Philanthropy at CUNY

Reopened this spring after extensive renovation, the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College has received generous support from donors to sponsor new initiatives and programs. Urban public health issues will be the focus of The Joan H. Tisch Legacy Project.

CUNY Gift Highlights

June 14, 2010 | Philanthropy at CUNY

Brooklyn College Herbert Kurz, ’41, and the Kurz Family Foundation donated $1.6 million to create the Herbert Kurz Chair in Constitutional Rights.  The chair will promote teaching and research. Lawrence Rand has given $1.5 million to create an endowment in honor of his wife, Madelon Leventhal Rand, ’64, a former officer of the Brooklyn College […]

Successful Galas in Difficult Times

June 14, 2010 | Notable Events

This year, all across CUNY, college presidents and advancement executives faced the challenge of planning galas amidst continuing economic uncertainty. As the gala season wraps up, several colleges’ events surpassed expectations…

Invest in CUNY Campaign Office Calendar

June 14, 2010 | Notable Events

June 2010 Brownfield Awards Ceremony – June 21 KBCC Annual Beach Party Fundraiser – June 22 CAE Reports Due – June 30 September 2010 Advancement Executive Meetings – Sept. 22-23 Fundraising Academy CFOs – TBD Medgar Evers College 40th Anniversary Founders Dinner – Sept.28 October 2010 Alumni Relations Officers Meeting – Oct. 1 Fundraising Academy […]

From the Dean

June 14, 2010 | Campaign News

June is a month of transition on the campuses of our nation’s colleges.  At CUNY, more than 18,000 students marked this transition by graduating from Community Colleges, Senior Colleges and our Graduate programs, intent on making their way in an increasingly difficult economic climate.  Our summer 2010 Invest in CUNY newsletter pays tribute to the […]

Sternberg Gives $2 Million to CCNY

June 14, 2010 | Philanthropy at CUNY

Chairman and retired CEO of New York Life and City College alumnus Sy Sternberg has made a $2 million gift to CCNY to create the Sy Sternberg President’s Fund for Excellence. The endowment will provide discretionary funds for significant projects …

A Fledgling Alumni Program Gains Traction at Hostos

June 14, 2010 | Philanthropy at CUNY

The challenging work of reaching out to community college alumni and bringing them back to their first undergraduate alma mater has been under way at Hostos Community College since June 2003 when the Alumni Relations Office was created.