• Survey on the Proposed Policy for Data Use in the Cloud

    February 13, 2019 | University Life

    By Philip Pecorino Colleagues: The communication below is from the CUNY Cloud Advisory Group co-chaired by Brian Cohen Vice Chancellor and University Chief Information Officer and, myself, Dr. Philip Pecorino, Queensborough Community College, Social Sciences.  We request that you participate in this survey and distribute this request as widely as possible to your colleagues.  The […]

  • Ed Tech News: CAT meeting of January 25,2019

    February 1, 2019 | University Life

    By Philip Pecorino The CUNY Committee on Academic Technology met on Friday, January 25, 2019. The following are mainly the committee notes of George Otte (University Director of Academic Technology) with a bit of editing.  Faculty questions, comments and blog submissions regarding these topics are welcomed. Aloha Announcements This group has an executive sponsor, the Executive Vice Chancellor and University Provost: Lexa […]

  • 46th Annual Labor-Management Conference at the CUNY Graduate Center

    January 5, 2019 | University Life

    The National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions at Hunter College is hosting its annual Labor-Management Higher Education conference. The event will take place on April 7-9 at the CUNY Graduate Center. The conference includes workshops and panels on critical issues in higher education and the professions, and […]

  • Ed Tech News: CAT meeting of November 16, 2018

    December 7, 2018 | University Life

    By Philip Pecorino The CUNY Committee on Academic Technology met on Friday, November 16, 2018. The following are mainly the committee notes of George Otte (University Director of Academic Technology) with a bit of editing.  Faculty questions, comments and blog submissions regarding these topics are welcomed. Aloha Announcements Our Aloha moment was occasioned by a changing of the guard for the College […]

  • Contingent Faculty Need to Publish Academic Work

    November 19, 2018 | University Life

    By Kimora If you are a contingent faculty member at CUNY, it is important that you publish academic works. Your college or department may not mention that to you, but I will tell you that publishing books, chapters, and professional articles, earned me the opportunity to advance up the professorial ladder and became a full […]

  • Stefan Bernard Baumrin in memoriam

    November 8, 2018 | University Life

    By Stasia Pasela At the UFS Plenary on October 2, 2018 the Senate took pause in memory of Professor Stefan Bernard Baumrin (d. Sept. 19, 2018).  He was elected to the UFS and served tirelessly in leadership roles.  Professor Baumrin also was an active member of the CUNY Academy for Humanities and Sciences.  Three of […]

  • Ed Tech News: MS Office 365 for Education Training

    November 7, 2018 | University Life

    By Philip Pecorino MS Office 365 for Education was made available to all of CUNY on August 1, 2018.  There are now half-day training sessions on Office 365 that CUNY Human Resources Professional Development and Learning Management Office put together. MS Office 365 for Education offers new ways of communicating and working together. Work teams […]

  • Ed Tech News: CAT meeting of October 19, 2018

    October 25, 2018 | University Life

    By Philip Pecorino The CUNY Committee on Academic Technology met on Friday, October 19, 2018. The following are committee notes of George Otte (University Director of Academic Technology) with a bit of editing. Faculty questions, comments and blog submissions regarding these topics are welcomed. The discussion and reports cover: The Cloud Policy Advisory Group, Ed Tech Events, BlackBoard, Library Services, and the CUNY […]

  • Grants funding strategies for Arts & Humanities, November 15th

    October 22, 2018 | University Life

    By Daniel Siepmann Learn more about funding your scholarship, creative practice, or special projects at a unique convening – Strategies for Arts and Humanities Grantseeking: A CUNY Town Hall on Thursday, November 15 from 8:45am – 3:00pm in the Elebash Recital Hall at the CUNY Graduate Center. The CUNY arts and humanities community will come together to […]

  • The CUNY Academy: Awards and Events

    October 12, 2018 | University Life

    The CUNY Academy for the Humanities and Sciences has several scholarly presentations, discussions, and an award ceremony planned this fall.  In addition, they request assistance to inform the contingent faculty of the CUNY Academy Adjunct Faculty Travel Awards.  The award, for up to $500, is for part-time faculty at any of the CUNY colleges traveling to a […]