Melody Mills (Macaulay Honors College at Baruch College, 2014) will use her Fulbright Scholarship to study a social program's impact on homeless Peruvian girls.
Cristina Mihailescu (LaGuardia Community College, 2014) will use her Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship to approach economics with an international viewpoint.
Danny Ramos (Hunter College, 2014), the son of Mexican immigrants, intends to channel his childhood as he uses a Math for America Fellowship to become a New York City public school math teacher.
Chantal Adlam (John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 2014) will work toward doctorate in chemistry with a full tuition waiver and a W. Burghardt Turner Fellowship to support her research.
William Cheung (CUNY BA, 2014) will research idealism and ethics in globalized, multicultural societies while on a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Germany.
Simone Gordon (City College, 2014) heads to Calcutta on a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship as she prepares for a career in teaching, a goal since third grade.
Hanifah Walidah (CUNY BA, 2014), already known as a trans-Atlantic musician, filmmaker and social activist, sought grounding in a not-quite-traditional education.
Jin-Xiang Yu (Queens College, 2014), raised in Japan by parents of Chinese and Russian backgrounds, is CUNY's first winner of a Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award (up to $50,000 a year for three years of study). The Yale School of Music's esteemed opera performance master's program, which accepts only eight students a year, also granted her a full scholarship.
CUNY is a remarkable institution with a role that could not be more important in 2014. Its mission is vital, its accomplishments are inspiring, and its future success is inextricably linked to the success of the city, state and country it serves. http://www1.cuny.edu/sites/news-chancellor/2014/07/chancellors-message-2/
Competitive grants awarded for projects that connect economic development and academic excellence and will create more than 3,800 jobs over six
Students from Macaulay Honors College at the City University of New York will team up with noted scientists to discover and catalog a richly varied array of animals, plants, fungi, and even microbes.
- New Student Orientation When July 30 | 10:00 AM Where Lehman College
- CUNY Start Information Session When July 30 | 3:30 PM Where Medgar Evers College
- Our Man in Havana: Screening and panel discussion When July 30 | 7:00 PM Where CUNY Graduate Center
- Open Houses at the Colleges