The Office of Research, Evaluation & Program Support (REPS) works with many programs across CUNY. We have also developed several partnerships with organizations and offices across New York City and the country. Below is a list of some of the programs and partners that we help support through research, program evaluation, and data management:
CUNY LINCT to Success is a college access, transition, and success program that strives to increase college success rates. LINCT restructures the high school senior year through literacy, math, and college access and success instruction, college placement testing, and by integrating social supports to smooth the transition into college.
CASE, a research center at the Graduate Center, provides a variety of different services including professional development, program development, and research and evaluation.
The Creative Arts Team (CAT) at The City University of New York uses the power of drama to inspire youth to learn more.
Situated within CUNY’s Division of Adult and Continuing Education, the Adult Literacy/GED programs serves students at 14 campuses by offering classes in literacy, English for speakers of other languages, and GED preparation.
CLIP is an intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) program for CUNY students who need to improve their academic English language skills.
College Now is CUNY’s largest collaborative program with the New York City secondary public school system. The program offers dual enrollment and college-readiness programs in more than 350 NYC high schools and enrolls close to 20,000 students annually.
The CUNY Early College Initiative (ECI) designs, develops, and supports schools that make earning a college degree more accessible, affordable, and attainable. ECI promotes social and economic mobility by restructuring the educational experience for students who are traditionally underrepresented in higher education.
Graduate NYC! was founded with the goal of ‘doubling the number’ of City University of New York (CUNY) graduates by 2020. This initiative is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and builds off existing partnerships between the nation’s largest urban educational institutions.
CUNY partners with organizations and agencies across New York City to offer a variety of internships for students.
New York Needs You fights for economic mobility for ambitious, low-income college students by providing intensive career development, mentorship, and professional networks to enable students to realize their academic and career aspirations.
StoryCorps’ mission is to provide people of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share and preserve the stories of our lives.
The CUNY Fatherhood Academy (CFA) is a comprehensive program designed to promote responsible parenting and foster economic stability for unemployed and underemployed young fathers through education, employment, and personal development. The program is targeted to serve Black and Latino fathers, ages 18–24, from throughout New York City.
As the city’s largest high school research competition, the New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF) hosts several hundred high school students from all five boroughs of New York City each year. Students present their research projects to expert judges and compete for a variety of prizes, and advancement to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.
CUNY Start is a college transition program that provides intensive coursework in reading/writing, math, and college success. The program enrolls students who have been accepted to CUNY and need foundational academic skills development before beginning credit courses.
A nonprofit organization that brings intensive after-school music programs to communities with limited access to instrumental music education.
CUNY Prep is a collaboration of the Mayor’s Center for Economic Opportunity and The City University of New York to help students ages 16-18 to earn their High School Equivalency Diploma and enter college.
The CUNY Service Corps mobilizes CUNY students, faculty and staff to work on projects that improve the short and long-term civic, economic and environmental sustainability of New York City and of its residents and communities.
CUNY Edge program is funded by and operated in collaboration with the Family Independence Administration of the City of New York Human Resources Administration (HRA). Services are available to anyone who is a current or former CUNY student or applicant, and who is either receiving public assistance cash benefits (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, Safety Net Single Assistance), or who meets federal income guidelines for families with income under the Federal Poverty Level.
Young Mens Young Womens Leadership Institute
A structured mentoring program for 9th-grade Black, Latino, and under-represented students at several NYC public high schools. The institute is comprised of three primary components: (1) a group mentoring program; (2) guest speakers’ series; and (3) community service project.
Graduation Success Initiative
The Graduation Success Initiative (GSI) is a year-long, structured academic and personal support program designed to help motivated students who are on public assistance complete associate degrees.
The College Focus Program is designed primarily to help NYC public high school students meet standards for placement into credit-bearing college courses at CUNY, beginning with efforts to increase exemption from remediation. Participating students complete a 60-hour course over five weeks in reading/writing or in math. They also received supplemental tutoring, attended college access and success workshops, and were provided with student Metrocards and CUNY application fee waivers.