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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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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).

From the Dean

November 22, 2011 | Campaign News

As we approach 2012, we congratulate the colleges of CUNY for raising more than $2.1 billion since the launch of the “Invest in CUNY” Campaign! This past decade of philanthropic growth has been a key driver of the CUNY renaissance.

Major Gifts Boost Campaign Success

November 22, 2011 | Campaign News, Philanthropy at CUNY

A number of major gifts to the colleges over the past year have helped CUNY pass the $2 billion mark toward the University’s $3 billion Campaign goal. These vital contributions are seeding new initiatives, supporting students and faculty, and enabling new development across the University. To celebrate these successes as the Campaign moves into its final leg, the Invest in CUNY Campaign will highlight a few outstanding gifts in each newsletter.

Leading CUNY Donors Kick off CUNY’s First Philanthropy Forum

November 22, 2011 | Partners and Supporters

Last spring, four leading CUNY donors — Sy Sternberg, retired Chairman and CEO of New York Life Insurance Company; Emily Tow Jackson, Executive Director and Board President of the Tow Foundation; Mark Kupferberg, Vice President for Manufacturing and Engineering of Kepco Inc.; and Larry Zicklin, retired Board Chairman of Neuberger Berman — kicked off the University’s first all-day conference on philanthropy with a lively discussion about their philanthropy, volunteer leadership and reasons for supporting CUNY.

York Alumnus Makes Major Gift to Honor Professors

November 22, 2011 | Partners and Supporters

Seven years out of high school, Robert Champer (’81) was still looking for a direction in life. He was working construction throughout Queens, and short stints studying at three colleges had left him unsure about higher education.