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CUNY BA program is Military Advanced Education’s Top Military-Friendly College Honoree

March 10, 2010 | In the News

KMI Media Group and Military Advanced Education magazine have announced their choices for the 20 Top Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities in America; CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies made the list.  Over 2,000 colleges were invited to participate in the survey.  The schools were selected by an independent panel of judges from the fields […]

WABC Covers the 2008 Veterans College Fair at BMCC

March 10, 2010 | In the News

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Wilfred Cotto Talks To NPR Radio

March 10, 2010 | In the News

Garrie Moore, CUNY vice chancellor for student affairs and Wilfred Cotto, CUNY Coordinator of Veteran Affairs and retired Navy Master Chief, talk about CUNY’s recruitment program and special services for veterans. More>>

$300,000 U.S. Air Force Grant to CUNY/CCNY

August 22, 2008 | In the News

Abalone shell is a tough, rigid material with a luminescent sheen. CCNY Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering Raymond Tu has received a three-year $300,000 grant from the U.S. Air Force to investigate use of naturally occurring organic molecules to create templates for making non-natural inorganic materials that can mimic those properties. The theory is to […]

Veterans to 'raq up free tuition at CUNY

June 24, 2008 | In the News

Veterans to ‘raq up free tuition at CUNY BY STEPHANIE GASKELL DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Sunday, June 22nd 2008, 10:11 PM Orley Pacheco doesn’t have to worry anymore about how he’ll pay for college. The Iraq war veteran will get his full tuition paid at the Borough of Manhattan Community College under a new state […]

BMCC's Military Veterans Club looks to help returning service personnel.

May 28, 2008 | In the News

Coming Home, BMCC News May 15, 2008 BMCC’s Military Veterans Club looks to help returning service personnel. From left to right, Aubrey Arcangel, Jennifer Pastor, and Orley Pacheco. Jennifer Pastor joined the BMCC faculty in 2006, right around the time her son, a U.S. Marine, was beginning his deployment in Iraq. “I missed him,” she […]

WNYC- CUNY Reaches Out to War Veterans

May 12, 2008 | In the News

CUNY Reaches Out to War Veterans by Elaine Rivera To listen to interview, please visit article page. NEW YORK, NY April 07, 2008 —In the next four years, 10,000 armed service members who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan are expected to come back to the New York region. There is a growing understanding that […]

Brian Lehrer Show, "CUNY Recruiting Veterans"

November 13, 2007 | In the News

The Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC Radio “CUNY Recruiting Veterans” Garrie Moore, CUNY vice chancellor for student affairs and Wilfred Cotto, CUNY Coordinator of Veterans Affairs and retired Navy Master Chief, talk about CUNY’s recruitment program and special services for veterans. Click here to listen to the radio segment http://www.wnyc.org/shows/bl/episodes/2007/11/12/segments/88661 To post a comment, please […]

Article, "From Iraq to Class"

November 13, 2007 | In the News

“From Iraq to class” Metro Newspaper- 11/13/07 Click here for article http://ny.metro.us/metro/local/article/From_Iraq_to_class/10712.html To post a comment, please send to: sonja.gomez@mail.cuny.edu

Podcast, "New Help for Vets"

November 12, 2007 | In the News

Retired Navy Master Chief Wilfred Cotto knows what it’s like to be in charge. A 28-year veteran, he commanded thousands of naval personnel aboard the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk, and served in Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. Now, as the new Coordinator of Veteran Affairs, he wants to continue to help veterans by […]