Scholarship News

Baruch College Named a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

This academic year marks the first time Baruch receives the prestigious recognition New York, NY, February 28, 2018 — Baruch College has been included on a list of colleges and universities as a Fulbright U.S. Student Top Producing Institution recently announced by the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The Fulbright Fellowship […]

“Genius Award” Recipient Cristina Jiménez Moreta Named May 2018 Commencement Speaker

Queens College President Félix V. Matos Rodríguez has announced that alumna Cristina Jiménez Moreta will be the main speaker for the school’s 94th commencement ceremony, which will take place on Thursday, May 31, at 9 am.

BMCC Foundation 2018 Gala, Invest in a Future: Empower Success,Set for May 15

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC/CUNY) and the BMCC Foundation will host the 2018 Gala, Invest in a Future: Empower Success, on Tuesday, May 15 at Cipriani, 25 Broadway in lower Manhattan. Cocktails are at 6 p.m., followed by the dinner and program starting at 7 p.m. The 2018 Gala Honorees are long-time friend of the […]

Division of Science at CCNY receives $5.3M anonymous gift

The City College of New York’s Division of Science announces a new $5.3 million gift for the Program for Graduate Studies in the Sciences and Undergraduate Scholarships in Science and Mathematics. The gift comes from a former alumnus of the Division of Science.

CUNY Baccalaureate Student Natasha Danielian Awarded U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to Study Abroad

The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that Natasha Danielian, from CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies and Hunter College, is one of nearly 1,000 American undergraduate students from 386 colleges and universities across the United States selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study or intern abroad […]

CUNY Celebrates Black History Month With Concerts, Films, Panels and More

"African Americans in Times of War," is the theme of this year's Black History Month and The City University of New York is celebrating the annual February commemoration with scores of events and programs at CUNY colleges throughout the five boroughs, from concerts and film screenings to panel discussions and more.

Hunter’s 216th Commencement: Celebrating Graduates Who Will Change the World

Hunter College’s 216th commencement began with the rousing bellow of bagpipes as Hunter’s North Assembly Hall stage filled with graduates. With more than 150 countries and five continents represented by the Class of 2018, the ceremony was a celebration of diversity and aspiration. Lily Deng ’18, one of the class salutatorians, kicked off the afternoon […]


Citing “the many reasons for our excitement and optimism at CUNY,” Chancellor James B. Milliken testified today at the Joint Senate and Assembly public hearing in Albany on Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s 2018 – 2019 State Executive Budget proposal.

Grove School at CCNY receives $1M anonymous gift

City College of New York’s Grove School of Engineering, the only public school of engineering in the city, is the recipient of a $1 million anonymous gift. The largesse creates a permanent endowed fund to provide scholarships and other support for Grove School students.

The Giving Spirit

By ROBERT JONES JR. “I had been thinking about giving back to Brooklyn College for a long time,” said Ed Birnbaum ’64, who has enjoyed a lengthy and distinguished career as a chemist. “I essentially received a free college education. That was a gift. And I was looking for some mechanism through which I could return the favor.” […]