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Answers on Community Colleges, Part 4 — New York Times

November 19, 2009

Kay McClenney, who trains community college presidents, is answering questions. Each day this week, the Guidance Office — the forum on The Choice where readers ask questions of education experts — is featuring answers about community colleges by Kay M. McClenney. Dr. McClenney is the director of the Center for Community College Student Engagement, a research and service initiative of the Community College Leadership Program at the University of Texas at Austin.

National Spotlight on CUNY Students Nov. 9-13 on CBS’ The Early Show — CUNY Newswire

November 6, 2009

To spotlight CUNY Month, students will share their CUNY experiences with America next week on “The Early Show” on CBS.

Nurturing Students Who Take the Lead — CUNY Matters

October 20, 2009

A COMPLETE LOSS OF VISION at 9 months didn’t limit Liliete Lopez after she came to the U.S. from Nicaragua in 1990, 13 years old and never having attended school. Lopez began her education at 16, learning English to earn her GED. Today she is one of 25 students from across the University selected as 2009-2010 Leadership Academy Fellows.

Verizon gives grant to CUNY students — The Ticker – Baruch College

October 18, 2009

On Oct. 1, the Verizon Foundation made a surprise donation of $125,000 to the CUNY Leadershop Acadamy at its opening ceremony, which took place at the Hostos Community College Repertory Theater.

25 Students at CUNY Leadership Academy To Receive Scholarships Through $125,000 Verizon Grant — PR Newswire

October 2, 2009

NEW YORK, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ –The Verizon Foundation has awarded a $125,000 grant to fund scholarships to The City University of New York Leadership Academy.

International President Receives Leadership Honor — Phi Theta Kappa Newsbrief

October 1, 2009

Phi Theta Kappa’s International President Edgar Romero has received a $5,000 scholarship honoring his achievements as a City University of New York Leadership Academy Fellow.

Liliete Lopez — Hostos Community College Student Profile

September 30, 2009

Liliete Lopez was born in Nicaragua on January 16, 1977. She lived in that country for the first thirteen years of her life and then moved to the United States. In her country of origin, Liliete was not allowed to attend school, because she had a disability.

CUNY Board Names Peter G. Jordan Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs — CUNY Newswire

September 29, 2009

The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York today approved the appointment of Peter G. Jordan as Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, as recommended by Chancellor Matthew Goldstein. Dr. Jordan has been Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Development at LaGuardia Community College since 2004. He succeeds Dr. Garrie W. Moore, who is retiring effective September 30, 2009. A national search to fill the position is underway and a Search Committee is being chaired by York College President Marcia V. Keizs.

Ghana’s Flag Liften High Again — Modern Ghana News

September 23, 2009

In recent times, Ghana has been the point of discussion around the globe. Soon after the 2006 world cup, Ghana gained a more popular stand on the international scene till December 2008 when it exhibited its ability to be seen as one of the most important and dependable countries in the world when it democratically elected and transferred power to a new government after a highly competitive political election.

Top Medgar Evers College Business Students Admitted to Prestigious CUNY Leadership Academy for 2009-10 — CUNY Newswire

September 11, 2009

Medgar Evers College School of Business Dean’s List students Brant Douglas and Phillip Parris will represent the College for the 2009-2010 academic year CUNY Leadership Academy – a unique academic and co-curricular opportunity for students demonstrating extraordinary leadership on campus and in their community

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