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Article, "Coming Home"

May 22, 2007 | In the News

Congratulations to John Byrnes, Paul Schwartz, Monique Blake and City Tech for their work in this article (Entitled: Coming Home). If you haven’t seen it, here is the link: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/20/nyregion/thecity/20vet.html To post a comment, please send to: sonja.gomez@mail.cuny.edu

Article, "GI Bill, Colleges Failing Vets"

May 18, 2007 | In the News

For your information. This is the article that the reporter reached out to me about and I gave her your information. Overall a good article, however, I never said I was CUNY’s veterans coordinator, I told her I worked at LaGuardia as the Veteran’s Office Coordinator. Lastly, I did not say I blame Dod and […]

Article, "CUNY Mobilizes for Returning GIs"

May 18, 2007 | In the News

http://www.newyorkbusiness.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070318/SUB/70317028/1008/toc CUNY mobilizes for returning GIs Public university adds services to ease soldiers’ transition; needs to do more By: Samantha Marshall Published: March 18, 2007 – 6:59 am After his tour of duty in Vietnam, Baruch College anthropology professor Glenn Petersen struggled to readjust to civilian life. Today, when he sees the flood of veterans […]

Article, "LaGuardia Gives Veterans A New Start"

May 18, 2007 | In the News

For your information. Two stories about what CUNY is doing for returning veterans. The first story is from the Queens Tribune and is about what we are doing at LaGuardia Community College. The second story is from Crain’s NY Business and talks about what CUNY is doing overall. Great picture of Claudette Guinn. Thanks – […]

"Thousands of Veterans Become Students Again…"

December 4, 2006 | In the News

CUNY Matters- December 2006 Thousands of Veterans Become Students Again, Challenging the Colleges to Find Ways of Helping Them Abdul Montaser (left), who was in the Marines and served in Iraq, is now studying at Kingsborough Community College. He’s pictured here on a fall day, chatting with U.S. military recruiters who were at the campus […]