News & Blogs

News & Updates

Media Coverage of Service Corps Launch

October 1, 2013 | News

The Service Corps launch was covered by several NYC news outlets.

CUNY Service Corps Officially Launches on September 27th

October 1, 2013 | Members, News

The City University of New York officially launched the CUNY Service Corps on Friday, September 27, at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.  The nearly 750 students in the Service Corps along with the program’s community partners, college and central office staff, and important program stakeholders gathered to congratulate the students who successfully completed the […]

Pre-Service Training Launches at 7 Service Corps Colleges!

September 17, 2013 | Members, News

On Friday, September 13, the Pre-Service Training launched at our 7 participating colleges. Students enjoyed a theatrical piece performed by the CUNY Creative Arts Team as well as team-building activities. During the next two weeks, Service Corps students will participate in the program’s mandatory 14-hour training, which explores civic engagement and workplace readiness.

CUNY Service Corps Matching Fair is a Smashing Success

September 17, 2013 | Members, News

On Thursday, August 22, over 700 members of the CUNY Service Corps met with community partner representatives at a Matching Fair, which took place at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Both students and community partners introduced themselves to one another…

Message From Interim Chancellor

September 3, 2013 | News

Since its origin as the Free Academy in 1847, The City University of New York has embraced its mission to educate

Service Corps Projects

March 6, 2013 | News

The Service Corps is organized around themes that represent both opportunity and need: • A Healthier City: Corps members will address important community and public health issues, such as chronic disease management, childhood obesity, lead poisoning prevention, infant mortality, violence prevention, nutrition, and food security. • A More Resilient and Greener City: Students will support […]

Students recruitment will begin in April 2013

March 5, 2013 | News

Thank you for your interest in the CUNY Service Corps. The newly-created Service Corps will give students like you the chance to play a role in improving New York City’s future — while gaining real-work experience and getting paid. As a Service Corps student, you will become a member of a prestigious University community practicing […]