Jin Young Seo, a professor at Hunter College School of Nursing, has been awarded a $245,000 grant from New York State to develop a breast cancer risk-reduction education program that focuses on Korean immigrant women – for whom the disease is the leading cause of death.
CUNY in the News
Hunter Professor Awarded $245,000 State Grant for Breast Cancer Education to Help Korean Immigrant WomenSeptember 19, 2018 | The University
September 17, 2018 | The University
Bronx Community College will receive one of the largest grants ever awarded to a community college by the National Science Foundation—$5 million to fund scholarships for traditionally underrepresented students in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math.
CUNY Awarded Federal Grant to Study ‘Leaky Pipeline’ Between Community College and Bachelor’s DegreesSeptember 14, 2018 | The University
More than 80 percent of community college freshmen in the United States hope to eventually earn a bachelor’s degree, research shows, but fewer than one in five reach that goal within six years. Why that is – and what can be done to help more students graduate with bachelor’s degrees – are questions researchers at The City University of New York hope to answer with a $1.4 million grant from the federal Institute of Education Sciences.
September 11, 2018 | The University
The National Science Foundation has awarded a five-year, $3.97 million grant to 13 CUNY institutions to increase the number of underrepresented minority students graduating with degrees in the STEM fields—science, technology, mathematics and engineering.
September 10, 2018 | The University
Eight senior colleges of The City University of New York are among the top 50 public colleges in the northern United States in this year’s U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Rankings, released Monday, with two campuses listed in the top 10. Three CUNY schools also made the list of top regional colleges in the northern part of the country.
September 6, 2018 | The University
On Friday, September 7, the Equality Indicators project, of the CUNY Institute for State and Local Governance (ISLG), will host the 2018 Equality Indicators Conference. The full-day conference will feature speakers from Dallas, New York City, Oakland, Pittsburgh, St. Louis, and Tulsa; all six cities have developed tools to measure progress toward equality/equity and will present their findings at the conference, alongside discussion of the innovative ways they are working to effect change
August 27, 2018 | The University
Metro New York today published an op-ed by Chancellor Vita C. Rabinowitz. The text of the op-ed is available below and can be viewed online here. Chancellor Rabinowitz also recorded a message welcoming students, faculty and staff back to CUNY campuses across the City. The message can be viewed here.
Baruch Professor Awarded $600,000 Grant To Research Impact Of Undocumented Status On ‘Dreamers’and DACA StudentsAugust 21, 2018 | The University
Robert Smith, a professor at Baruch College’s Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, was awarded a $600,000 grant from the William T. Grant Foundation to study how recent immigration policies affect education, labor and family welfare outcomes of undocumented youth such as DREAMers and DACA recipients.
August 20, 2018 | The University, Uncategorized
Nine senior colleges and two community colleges at The City University of New York dominated the Chronicle of Higher Education’s rankings of public U.S. campuses with the greatest success in lifting low-income students into the middle class. CUNY held nine of the top 15 spots on the senior college list—including eight of the first 11—and two of the top five spots on the community college list.
August 14, 2018 | The University
Money magazine’s Best Colleges for Your Money 2018 features six CUNY colleges in the top quarter of 727 schools in the nation, ranking Baruch College eighth overall and fifth among the 50 Best Public Colleges. Also ranked among the top schools in the country were Queens, John Jay, Hunter, Lehman and Brooklyn Colleges.