Archive for 2008

Honing Future Leaders

August 13, 2008 | News

The summer 2008 issue of CUNY Matters contains a page-long article on the CUNY Leadership Academy. The article tells the stories of several CUNY students who have recently attended national student leadership conferences. I am very pleased to say that this marks the very beginning of the new University-wide CUNY Leadership Academy. Because the research shows that students are leaving college under-prepared in leadership training, my goal is to provide opportunities for every one of our students to exit CUNY with solid leadership experience and skills. […]

CSAC Employer Appreciation Luncheon

April 1, 2008 | News

On May 14, 2008 the members of the Career Services Association of CUNY (CSAC) will host an Employer Appreciation Luncheon at New York City College of Technology’s Janet Lefler Dining Room. The luncheon will serve as an opportunity to network and show appreciation for those employers and their representatives who have provided employment and internship […]

Intercollegiate Women’s Conference Planned

April 1, 2008 | News

The CUNY Leadership Academy is co-sponsoring the Intercollegiate Women’s Conference which is being organized by student leaders at Baruch College in cooperation with the CUNY Women’s Centers. The conference is open to everyone. To learn more, please visit:

Two Co-curricular Programs Launched

April 1, 2008 | News

The CUNY Leadership Academy has launched two new co-curricular programs: the Student Investment Ambassadors (SIA) and the Stock Market Game Fellows (SMG). The SIA program brings together student leaders from across the campuses to develop their skills as representatives of CUNY. The goal of this program is to develop students’ political acumen and provide them […]

Emerging Leaders Conference

April 1, 2008 | News

The CUNY Leadership Academy and the Council of Student Activities Directors conducted its annual Emerging Leaders Conference at The City College on February 29th, 2008. The Emerging Leaders program is designed to encourage students to begin developing leadership skills, explore what it means to be a leader, and encourage them to engage in opportunities that […]

The CUNY Leadership Academy Appoints an Executive Director

April 1, 2008 | News

Dr. Joe-Joe McManus joined the Division of Student Affairs this January as the new Executive Director of the City University of New York (CUNY) Leadership Academy. Dr. McManus’ experience includes multicultural teacher education, curriculum development, educator mentoring, interdisciplinary, cross-sector partnerships and organizational development. He has lectured, served on panels, presented, and consulted in the U.S. […]

CUNY Sustainability Initiative

January 26, 2008 | News

By now you’re probably aware of CUNY’s goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 30% by the year 2017