• Student Spotlight – Lucero Luna, Lehman College, Girls Who Code

    February 5, 2016 | Homepage, News

    In her own words:  I work for Girls Who Code, a non-profit organization that encourages and inspires girls to pursue a career in computer science and coding. I work as a teacher in various after-school programs, M.S. 244, Global Technology Preparatory, and Girls Bronx Preparatory. In the midst of the fast-growing need for developers and engineers, […]

  • CUNY Service Corps Director Rachel Stephenson’s TEDxCUNY Talk

    February 3, 2016 | Homepage, News

    Watch Rachel Stephenson’s November 20th talk about the danger of grieving in silence and the importance of talking openly about loss. Rachel lost her mother when she was five, and the talk explores the aftermath of her sudden death, and how she and her father grieved very differently.     Check out the video and her Facebook fan page and blog.  

  • Student Spotlight – Alicia Joseph, Queens College, Federal Reserve Bank

    June 24, 2014 | Homepage, Members, News

    In her own words: When I first moved here 9 years ago, I mainly intended, like so many of us, to pursue an education in hopes of living the American dream. I first attended Queensborough Community College where I pursued an Associate degree in Applied Science, and I was also a competitive member of the […]

  • Immeasurable Impact of Service Corps Helps CUNY Student to Realize CUNY’s Value

    June 4, 2014 | Homepage, Members, News

    Kevon Manners, a Service Corps student at Queens College, wrote an essay that was first featured in The Prospect, a college admissions and high school/college lifestyles website, and then picked up by The Huffington Post.  Congratulations to Kevon for finding the words to articulate the value of his experience at CUNY and in the Service […]

  • Service Corps Members Give Back During Spring Break

    April 17, 2014 | Community Partners, Homepage, Members, News

    Most college students relax and recharge during Spring Break, but Service Corps members give back!  Take a look at the projects Service Corps members have participated in during break: NYC Department of Parks – Clean-up Project On Monday, April 14, Service Corps members helped to revitalize the South Beach area, which is still recovering from […]

  • Student Spotlight – Susanna Siltanen, BMCC, Center for Employment Opportunity

    January 27, 2014 | Homepage, Members, News

    Susanna is our Student of the Month for December 2013.  In her own words: My service placement at the Center for Employment Opportunity is absolutely wonderful.  I said at the start that I wanted to know how non-profits work, and I’m getting complete insight.  They’ve opened the doors for me to attend quarterly meetings.  I’m […]

  • Student Spotlight – Landy Defamilia, John Jay, Wildlife Conservation Society

    January 27, 2014 | Homepage, Members, News

    In his own words: My major is Fire and Emergency Service, and my minor is Chemistry, and I’m a junior at John Jay College.  My service placement is with the Wildlife Conservation Society, and I work at the Queens Zoo.  Many people ask how this work connects with my goals.  I tell them that there’s […]

  • Student Spotlight – John Cosentino, CSI, Jewish Community Center

    December 19, 2013 | Homepage, Members, News

    John is our Student of the Month for October 2013.  In his own words: The CUNY Service Corps gives students the opportunity to take the initiative that more people should take.  I saw so much pride for CUNY at the launch event for everyone at John Jay.  The students in the Service Corps are really […]