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Statement from Chancellor James Milliken on Pell Grant Support for Incarcerated Individuals

June 24, 2016 | The University

We applaud federal efforts to expand higher education opportunities for incarcerated individuals. We are proud of the leading role CUNY colleges will have in this pilot program to support those who seek to improve their lives through the attainment of a college degree.

Three CUNY Colleges Win $300,000 Grant to Develop Digital ‘Textbooks’

June 23, 2016 | The University

Free, open-access digital course materials will be developed at three CUNY colleges – Bronx Community College, Borough of Manhattan Community College and Hostos Community College – in a 30-month pilot funded by a $300,000 grant from the Achieving the Dream Foundation, a community college-reform nonprofit.

Hostos Nursing Student Earns Peter Jennings Scholarship Award

June 22, 2016 | Hostos Community College

Ever since Ivy Mensah was a little girl living in Ghana, she wanted to be a nurse. Later, when she became a mother and moved to the United States, it became her mission. A mission she is close to completing.

Hostos Receives Open Educational Resources (OER) Grant To Enhance Early-Childhood Education Degree Program

June 22, 2016 | Hostos Community College

Hostos Community College, as part of a CUNY consortium, is sharing a $300,000 Open Educational Resources (OER) grant that provides free educational resources for the College’s Early-Childhood Education associate degree program. The funding will provide substantial savings to students, as well as enhance classroom curriculum.

Message from Chancellor Milliken on CUNY Trustee Appointments

June 20, 2016 | The University

We are grateful to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for nominating six outstanding New Yorkers to the Board of Trustees of The City University of New York, and we are pleased that they have been promptly confirmed by the New York Senate.

Port Authority names Robert Paaswell to NYC bus terminal design jury

June 17, 2016 | City College

Dr. Robert E. Paaswell, Distinguished Professor in The City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, is one of eight experts selected to pick a winning design for a new Port Authority Bus Terminal.

Chleck family creates scholarship for science students

June 17, 2016 | City College

The Division of Science at the City College of New York is pleased to announce a generous six-figure gift from the Chleck Family Foundation for the creation of the Chleck Family Scholarship & Graduate Research Fellowship in Science.

Chancellor Milliken’s Statement on Tentative Contract with the Professional Staff Congress

June 16, 2016 | The University

I am extremely pleased that we have reached a tentative agreement with the Professional Staff Congress, CUNY’s largest union representing more than 30,000 faculty and instructional staff.

Spanish Journalism Program Selects Students and Faculty

June 16, 2016 | CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

The 15 students fluent in English and Spanish represent the extraordinary diversity that characterizes Latino communities in New York City, the U.S., and the wider Spanish-speaking world.

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