News From Project Reach

October 31, 2013 | News

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.

Doors Open for Young Minds: Lehman and CUNY Dedicate Unique New Child Care Center

October 31, 2013 | News

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 […]

Malave Leadership Academy Students Still Rebuilding After Superstorm Sandy

October 31, 2013 | News

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 […]

Eighth Annual CUNY BMI Conference Explores “Race, Law and Justice”

October 31, 2013 | News

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 […]

A Message from the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Frank D. Sanchez

October 25, 2013 | News

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 […]

CUNY Student Affairs Professionals Lend Expertise to 2013 NASPA Region II Conference at John Jay College

June 25, 2013 | News

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,” […]

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 […]