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Philanthropy at CUNY

Kuo York Chynn, M.D., and Marie Noelle Chynn Donate $100,000 to CUNY to Fund Ethics and Morality Essay Contest

February 28, 2014 | Campaign Highlights, Philanthropy at CUNY

Kuo York Chynn, M.D. and his wife, Marie Noelle Chynn, have donated $100,000 to permanently endow the K. York and M. Noelle Chynn Ethics and Morality Essay Awards at CUNY’s Asian American and Asian Research Institute. The Awards program, now in its fourth year, has the goal of stimulating CUNY students to ponder the topic […]

Hunter College Donation Is Record Gift

February 20, 2014 | Campaign Highlights, Philanthropy at CUNY

Last week, Toby and Leon G. Cooperman committed $25 million to Hunter College, part of the City University of New York.

Patty and Jay Baker Donate $15 Million to Hunter, Giving the Theatre Department Its Own Building

February 20, 2014 | Campaign Highlights, Philanthropy at CUNY

Thanks to the extraordinary generosity of Hunter trustee Patty Baker ’82 and her husband, Jay, Hunter’s Department of Theatre will soon have a beautiful new home. and

$15 Million Gift and New Name for Guttman Community College

February 20, 2014 | Campaign Highlights, Philanthropy at CUNY

The Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation is giving $15 million to the school now known as New Community College, which the Council for Aid to Education, a nonprofit group based in New York, said was one of the largest donations ever for a public two-year college. The foundation is giving an additional $10 million to […]

A $3 million gift will be used to establish the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

February 20, 2014 | Campaign Highlights, Philanthropy at CUNY

The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Family Foundation announced a gift of $3 million to endow a Center for Business Journalism named in McGraw’s honor. The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism will be designed to improve coverage of business and economic issues.

Baruch Professor Donates $3 Million for the Narendra Paul Loomba Department of Management

February 20, 2014 | Campaign Highlights, Philanthropy at CUNY

The Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College is proud to announce a $3 million gift for the renaming of its Department of Management. Through a generous gift by long-serving Professor of Management Narendra Paul Loomba, the Department is now the Narendra Paul Loomba Department of Management.

$1 Million Gift to Hunter Establishes Named Professorship, Gives Hunter Students and Scholars Access to Renowned Latin American Art Collection

February 20, 2014 | Campaign Highlights, Philanthropy at CUNY

Hunter College President Jennifer Raab has announced a major partnership with the Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC) that will have a transformative impact on the teaching and development of Latin American art at Hunter. The initiative establishes the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Professorship in Latin American Art at Hunter and provides Hunter students […]

Former Verizon Chairman Ivan Seidenberg (’72) Receives the AASCU Distinguished Alumnus Award

February 20, 2014 | Campaign Highlights, Philanthropy at CUNY

For his accomplishments and contributions to the world of technology, Lehman College alumnus Ivan Seidenberg was this year awarded the 2013 Distinguished Alumnus Award by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU).