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:
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 Creative Arts Team (CAT) at The City University of New York uses the power of drama to inspire youth to learn more.
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.
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.
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.
CUNY partners with organizations and agencies across New York City to offer a variety of internships for students.
CLIP is an intensive English as a Second Language (ESL) program for CUNY students who need to improve their academic English language skills.
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.
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 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.
Employment in occupations related to STEM—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—is projected to grow steadily and provide high starting salaries. However, students face unequal access to high-quality STEM education in the United States, thereby affecting their career opportunities. Tutoring has the potential to ameliorate some of these existing inequalities in STEM education and the STEM field. The CUNY Tutor Corps in Math and Computer Science brings students from CUNY colleges into middle and high school classrooms, helping them become highly effective tutors and teaching assistants in the mathematics and computer science classrooms. The program seeks to expand to 180 schools by 2020. Tutor Corps is a partnership between CUNY, the Office of the Mayor, and the New York City Department of Education (DOE).
The CUNY Start-ASAP Foster Care Initiative (FCI), funded by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, aims to connect students in care to CUNY Start and/or ASAP to improve persistence and increase their chances of timely graduation at CUNY. FCI develops strategic partnerships with foster care agencies to identify and refer eligible students to CUNY. Furthermore, FCI provides personalized supports to bring students from matriculation through graduation.
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.
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.
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.