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Service Corps Member Featured in Hall of Science Educational Video

March 3, 2014 | Members, News

Check out BMCC Service Corps member, Amalia Nunez, in action as “salt” in this video for the New York Hall of Science:

Service Corps Students Featured in PortSide New York Blog

March 3, 2014 | Members, News

Read about how Service Corps students are supporting PortSide New York:  “Joshua Washington, Trevor Colliton and Chris Zoupanitiotis stepped in to handle the delicate job of stripping paint off the Monel metal and the tiles on the floor with chemical stripper.” Link to blog:

Student Info Sessions at John Jay in February

February 4, 2014 | News

John Jay students interested in applying for the 2014-15 Service Corps are strongly encouraged to attend an information session on campus. 2014 Spring Info Session Dates: Monday, February 3 Tuesday, February 4 Monday, February 10 Thursday, February 13 Tuesday, February 18 Thursday, February 20 (6 pm) Wednesday, February 26 Thursday, February 27 Room: L2.84.00 (Lecture […]

Student Spotlight – Susanna Siltanen, BMCC, Center for Employment Opportunity

January 27, 2014 | Members, News

Susanna is our Student of the Month for December 2013.  In her own words: My service placement at the Center for Employment Opportunity is absolutely wonderful.  I said at the start that I wanted to know how non-profits work, and I’m getting complete insight.  They’ve opened the doors for me to attend quarterly meetings.  I’m […]

Student Spotlight – Landy Defamilia, John Jay, Wildlife Conservation Society

January 27, 2014 | Members, News

In his own words: My major is Fire and Emergency Service, and my minor is Chemistry, and I’m a junior at John Jay College.  My service placement is with the Wildlife Conservation Society, and I work at the Queens Zoo.  Many people ask how this work connects with my goals.  I tell them that there’s […]

Student Spotlight – Kelsha Sanchez, John Jay, Franklin Furnace

January 27, 2014 | Members, News

In her own words: My service placement is with Franklin Furnace, which is an art archive.  It’s not a museum – it’s like an art library.  Being a forensic science major at John Jay is stressful, and it is nice for me to do something art-based.  I’m an assistant assigned to all of the artists […]

Student Spotlight – Andrei Stump, John Jay, 9/11 Memorial & Museum

December 19, 2013 | Members, News

Andrei is our Student of the Month for November 2013.  In his own words: I work at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum.  I’m helping people to be informed about what’s going on at the Memorial, providing information about the new design, explaining what the pool signifies, providing as much education as possible for people who […]

Student Spotlight – John Cosentino, CSI, Jewish Community Center

December 19, 2013 | Members, News

John is our Student of the Month for October 2013.  In his own words: The CUNY Service Corps gives students the opportunity to take the initiative that more people should take.  I saw so much pride for CUNY at the launch event for everyone at John Jay.  The students in the Service Corps are really […]

CUNY Service Corps Students Serve as a Resource for the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce

December 6, 2013 | News

9/11 Memorial Highlights Contributions of Service Corps Members

October 18, 2013 | Community Partners, News

The 9/11 Memorial recently highlighted the fact that students in the CUNY Service Corps have infused energy and enthusiasm into the Memorial’s existing volunteer program.  A picture of Service Corps Member Andrei Stump from John Jay appears in this official Memorial blog: