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A Salute to the WAVES on Their 65th Anniversary, Lehman

March 1, 2011 | In the News

During World War II, the Lehman campus—then part of Hunter College—became a “boot camp” for thousands of women from across the United States. They were known as “WAVES” (Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service), and this July marks their sixty-ninth anniversary. It was on July 30, 1942 that President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the legislation […]

S.I. Vets Demand Fair Share Of Benefits- Video, 10/20/10 NY1

October 25, 2010 | In the News

NY1 VIDEO: Staten Island veterans and local elected officials gathered on Tuesday to call on the Department of Defense and Veteran Affairs Administration to revise the housing allowance for the borough’s veterans attending college on the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Link to video: http://statenisland.ny1.com/content/top_stories/127457/s-i–veterans-demand-fair-share-of-benefits

VA has begun updating housing payments with the 2010 BAH rates for Post-9/11 GI Bill students

September 9, 2010 | In the News

VA has begun updating housing payments with the 2010 BAH rates for Post-9/11 GI Bill students September 01, 2010 02:15 PM Effective January 1, 2010, DoD adjusted most housing rates. VA’s housing payments under the Post-9/11 GI Bill are based on the DoD basic allowance for housing at the E-5 with dependents level for the […]

ACE Issue Brief on Women Veterans Now Available

September 9, 2010 | In the News

July 27, 2010 A new issue brief from the American Council on Education’s (ACE) Office of Women in Higher Education (OWHE) addresses some of the unique issues women veterans face and offers institutions practical options for serving these students. The Female Veteran-Friendly Campus suggests many ways to support women veterans. For example, institutions can: Seek out female therapists […]

Application fee waivers are still available for vets (including Active Duty, Reservists, and National Guard) applying for undergrad and grad degree programs for the fall 2010 semester.

May 14, 2010 | In the News

Application fee waivers are still available for veterans (including Active Duty, Reservists, and National Guard) applying for undergraduate and graduate degree programs for the fall 2010 semester. For more information, please visit: http://www.cuny.edu/about/resources/veterans/admissions.html

Article, Iraq War Vet Finds Peace On Mound for Lehman College

May 10, 2010 | In the News

Iraq War vet Alberto Alicea finds peace on mound for Lehman College Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/college/2010/05/03/2010-05-03_lehman_college_reliever_alberto_alicea_pitching_with_bullets_in_his_leg_and_hip_.html#ixzz0nYrFBLtf

CUNY Honored as one of America’s Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities

March 10, 2010 | In the News

CUNY is proud to announce that the CUNY system, as well as the CUNY Baccalaureate Program for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies have been selected two of America’s Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities by Military Advanced Education, the Journal of Higher Learning for Today’s Servicemember. More>>

Congratulations to the College of Staten Island and the CUNY Baccalaureate Program for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies for being voted 2010 Military Friendly Schools by GI Jobs!

March 10, 2010 | In the News

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CSI Prepares for influx of Vets

March 10, 2010 | In the News

CUNY school adds to program for returning service personnel If Uncle Sam wants you, so does the College of Staten Island. CSI is expecting an influx of military veterans this fall thanks to the new G.I. Bill that goes into effect next month. CSI is adding to its already extensive program of support for these […]

Hunter School of Social Work receives $100,000 ACE/Walmart Grant for Military Veterans

March 10, 2010 | In the News, Programs & Services

The Hunter School of Social Work has won a $100,000 Success for Veterans Award grant from the American Council on Education (ACE) and Wal-Mart. The grant will support Hunter’s ongoing efforts to reach out to veterans on campus, educate them on the variety of benefits available, and keep them in school. “It’s a wonderful opportunity […]