Message From The Vice Chancellor

June 3, 2013 | News

“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 […]

From the CUNY Newswire: Four CCNY Graduating Seniors Awarded Salk Scholarships

May 16, 2013 | News

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 […]

CUNYAC Dinner Highlights Awards for CUNY’s Best Student-Athletes

May 16, 2013 | News

The 27th Annual Michael Steuerman Scholar-Athlete Awards Dinner was held at Queens College on Thursday May 16. The CUNY Athletic Conference and CUNY’s outstanding student-athletes, coaches, administrators and supporters were on hand to honor four scholar-athletes and 47 others with honorable mentions. Students receiving awards included: Paul Dedewo of The City College of New York […]

The Vice Chancellor’s Student of the Year Award Recipient: Ms. Mehak Kapoor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

May 10, 2013 | News

Biography: Mehak Kapoor Mehak Kapoor will be graduating from John Jay College with a Bachelors of Science in Economics and minors in Philosophy and English. Her exceptional grade point average of 3.929 has earned her membership into the Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society and for the past three consecutive years she has been a part […]

The Vice Chancellor’s Excellence in Leadership Awards Ceremony Held

May 10, 2013 | News

The 20th Annual Vice Chancellor’s Leadership in Excellence Awards was held on May 10 at Borough of Manhattan Community College, Richard Harris Terrace. The awards are presented to two students who are selected by the chief student affairs officers on each CUNY campus. Students receiving a Vice Chancellor’s Excellence in Leadership Award have earned a […]

The City University of New York #1 with Largest Increase in Blood Center Donations

May 2, 2013 | News

At a May breakfast ceremony, the New York Blood Center honored city agencies for their high participation in the blood donor program. First-place honors were awarded to the City University of New York as the New York City Employee Blood Program agency with the largest increase in donations over the prior year; and the University […]

CUNY Coalition for Students with Disabilities Featured in College Edition of IDEAL Magazine

May 1, 2013 | News

The CUNY Coalition for Students with Disabilities (CCSD) was recently featured in an article in the College Edition of IDEAL Magazine – a lifestyles magazine for individuals with disabilities. Coalition leaders discussed their goal to promote equal opportunity for students with disabilities as well as all students. Read more >>

The CUNY Women’s Centers Council and The Center for Media Justice Host Activist Boot Camp

March 9, 2013 | News

Eighteen students from across CUNY campuses attended an activist boot camp on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the Brooklyn College Women’s Center. The purpose of the boot camp, co-hosted with Betty Yu from The Center for Media Justice, was to teach students the different techniques used to gain traction in advocacy work for their communities. […]

CUNY Leaders On Leadership: A Talk with Senior Vice Chancellor and Board Secretary, Jay Hershenson

March 1, 2013 | News

Students from the Malave Leadership Academy (MLA) and the CUNY Council for Students with Disabilities (CCSD) enjoyed a unique opportunity and talk on Friday March 1st at John Jay College. Senior Vice Chancellor and Secretary of the Board Jay Hershenson greeted the group as the inaugural speaker in a proposed series of lectures titled “CUNY […]

Report from the CUNY Council of Student Life Directors: The 2013 Emerging Leaders Conference Held

February 22, 2013 | News

The 2013 Emerging Leaders Conference was held at Baruch College in February with a variety of workshops aimed at inspiring leadership and cultivating leadership traits. Since more and more people are connecting through technology and social media, conference organizers set the conference theme on the importance of communication as key to becoming student leaders in […]