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.
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.
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.
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.