Supporting immigrant students has always defined CUNY, an institution built to provide a top-quality education and bridge to the middle class for those who would otherwise be denied.
CUNY In The News
January 15, 2019 | The University
January 15, 2019 | The University, Uncategorized
CUNY’s School of Professional Studies has been ranked 15th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for the quality of its online bachelor’s degree programs. The list, published today, placed CUNY SPS in the top 5 percent of all ranked institutions for a second straight year and one spot higher than its position last year.
January 8, 2019 | The University
TheDream.US, the nation’s largest college access and success program for immigrant youth, recently opened its new round of scholarship applications for the 2019-2020 academic year.
CUNY Secures Mellon Foundation Funding to Augment Study of ‘Leaky Pipeline’ Between Community College and B.A. DegreesJanuary 3, 2019 | The University
CUNY researchers have secured a $550,000 award from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to analyze the factors that may promote or hinder community-college-to-senior-college transfer among students with interests in the humanities. The award marks the next step in CUNY’s ongoing push to diagnose and repair leaks in the pipeline between community college and bachelor’s degrees
December 26, 2018 | The University
On behalf of the Board of Trustees and the entire City University of New York community, I want to extend deepest sympathies to our board chairman, William C. Thompson Jr., on the passing of his father, William C. Thompson Sr., a pioneering leader in the public life of the city.
December 17, 2018 | The University
Camryn Bruno hopes to raise awareness of social issues – and help others find new ways to speak about them – through poetry. Now that she has been named NYC Youth Poet Laureate for 2019, the first-year York College student has a platform to do just that.
CUNY Expands Its Promising ‘ACE’ Program to Lehman College in Partnership with Robin Hood FoundationDecember 10, 2018 | The University
The City University of New York is expanding its promising Accelerate, Complete and Engage (ACE) program to Lehman College, thanks to a $1.1 million grant from the Robin Hood Foundation. ACE, launched at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Fall 2015, also with initial seed funding from Robin Hood, aims to double four-year baccalaureate graduation rates.
New York Public University Systems Embark on Multilateral Academic Collaborations with Dominican Republic Education MinistriesDecember 7, 2018 | The University
New York –Leaders from the City University of New York (CUNY) and the State University of New York (SUNY) today joined Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13), Dominican Republic Consul General Carlos Castillo and education officials from the Dominican Republic to formalize their commitment to embark on a series of necessary and valuable academic collaborations. The joint […]
December 5, 2018 | The University
In an effort to help alleviate stressors that can hinder a student’s academic career, The City University of New York offers Single Stop, a program that helps students obtain nutrition benefits, health insurance, legal and financial services and tax preparation assistance, in short order, right on campus. Single Stop services are available at every CUNY community college and at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
NIH Grant Program Helps CUNY Community College Students Advance to Science Degrees and Research CareersDecember 3, 2018 | The University
A $1.6 million grant to Queensborough Community College from the National Institutes of Health will extend for another five years CUNY’s participation in a program that has helped hundreds of its students advance from associate degrees to baccalaureates in the sciences — and in some cases ultimately all the way to doctoral and medical degrees.