MUHAMMAD W. ARSHAD was elected the twenty-eighth chairperson of the University Student Senate for 2013-2014. A master’s degree candidate in the Public Service Management Program at City College’s Colin L. Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, Mr. Arshad brings many years of student service, advocacy and leadership to the USS and CUNY Board.
The College of Staten Island opens its first residence hall this September. View the video of the exciting opening of Dolphin Cove sent by Kafele Khalfani, Director of New Student Orientation/CLUE and Residence Life at CSI.
Project REACH Funding Renewed: Thanks to the generosity and support of the FAR Fund, Project REACH will continue its groundbreaking work. The FAR Fund announced that the program was approved for renewal grant funding of $100,000 for another full year. To have a grant renewed, programs must demonstrate measurable success.
To give more students the opportunity to attend college—by providing convenient child care facilities—dignitaries from across the city and state of New York cut the ribbon on Lehman College’s new Child Care Center. Lehman College and the City University of New York dedicated the Center on Thursday, September 26, 2013, opening new doors for young […]
The Far Rockaway community is making great progress toward rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy. Volunteers, including many CUNY students, have made a tremendous impact in helping people there to regain their lives. New buildings are being constructed. Old ones are being remodeled, and landscaping projects are bringing life back to the Rockaways. This summer, students from […]
The Eighth Annual CUNY Black Male Initiative (BMI) Conference was held on Friday, October 4, 2013 at York College. The conference, “Race, Law and Justice,” attracted a capacity audience of students, faculty, elected officials, administrators and guests to a full day of keynote speakers and panel discussions. The day’s theme was dedicated to exposing CUNY […]
Bill Gates once said, “Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.” A variety of technology platforms including new products, social media and mobile devices have redefined how students are engaging higher education. From my seat, it has become apparent the […]
Registering record high attendance, the NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education) 2013 Region II Conference was held on Sunday June 9 through Tuesday June 11, bringing together student affairs professionals across the eastern region to explore evolving issues in education and student affairs. Planners for the professional development conference, titled “Bridging Communities, Transforming Lives,” […]
“The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.” ––Henry A. Kissinger I have heard many descriptions about how CUNY has evolved over the last 15 years. Some talk about the “resurgence” CUNY is undergoing. Others call it a “resurrection.” I have even heard […]
Alana Lewis, Susanna Nguy, Ivan Santiago and Emma Schatoff, members of The City College of New York Class of 2013, have been selected to receive the 2013 Jonas E. Salk Scholarship awarded by The City University of New York. The winning students received an $8,000 scholarship stipend at a ceremony on May 16 at Baruch […]