Archive for January, 2013

Announcements and Awards

January 31, 2013 | News

CUNY Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Dr. Frank D. Sanchez was presented the Educational Leadership Award by the New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The award was one of several honors presented to community and business leaders at the 7th Annual Hispanic Business Awards Banquet and Scholarship Ceremony held on December 7th. Deputy Vice […]

Hurricane Sandy and Sandy Hook: Considerations for a New Year

January 24, 2013 | News

Someone once told me a story about a little boy who was crying because he had no shoes…and then he met a little boy who had no feet. For many of us, the final two months of 2012 have registered an assortment of difficult memories, scattered emotions, and quiet reflections. Many of these memories are […]


January 23, 2013 | News

The following resources are available to the CUNY community and include outside agencies offering support and services to students, faculty, and staff dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Please refer to this website for information and updates, particularly to access services for students. For more information, click here >>

CUNY Project Reach Mini-Grants Competition Results

January 23, 2013 | News

The Central Office of Student Affairs, Disability Resources and Services recently announced the results of the CUNY Project REACH (Resources and Education on Autism as CUNY’s Hallmark) competition for the development of best practices and model projects that build CUNY’s capacity to serve students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). In response to a Request for […]

Grants, Funds Awarded to CUNY Student Affairs

January 23, 2013 | News

CUNY/Columbia University Allied Health Award Columbia University has awarded a $1,000,000 grant to the Central Office of Student Affairs to support students in the Allied Health fields. Since its inception in 1995, the grant has been awarded to students in the Washington Heights/Inwood and Harlem communities who enroll in medical laboratory, radiological technology and occupational […]

CUNY Trustees and Chancellery Meet with Student Government Leaders at Annual Dinner

January 23, 2013 | News

On December 10th at Baruch College, CUNY Trustees and the Chancellery met with Student Government Leaders at an annual dinner and discussion forum. The purpose of the event was to hear from student leaders and to respond to their questions and concerns. Key Items discussed included the Pathways Initiative and requests for additional information; opportunities […]

CSI Enhances the Student Orientation Experience

January 22, 2013 | News

This past fall the College of Staten Island, under the collaborative leadership of Student Affairs and Academic Affairs, welcomed 2,500 first-term students who participated in the College’s new two-day orientation program. Following a successful 2011 pilot, the two-day orientation model led to the implementation of a comprehensive program that introduced incoming students to concepts and […]

CUNY Project REACH Celebrates One-Year Anniversary, Holds Second Annual Strategic Advisory Meeting

January 1, 2013 | News

In January, Project REACH (Resources and Education on Autism as CUNY’s Hallmark), an initiative of the Central Office of Student Affairs (COSA), hit a very important milestone in the project’s progress. Project REACH celebrated its one-year anniversary by holding a second annual Strategic Advisory Meeting in February. The three-hour meeting gathered professionals in the autism […]