Scholarship News

CUNY Baccalaureate Student Sujoy Manir 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 Sujoy Manir, 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 […]

Queens College Student Josephine Cooke Wins 2018 Marshall Scholarship

Current Queens College student Josephine Cooke today was named one of the 43 students nationwide who will receive a 2018 Marshall Scholarship. The highly competitive award provides for Cooke’s post-graduate students at a university in the United Kingdom.

JOHN JAY’S FOURTH ANNUAL DAY OF GIVING RAISES OVER $100,000 TOWARDS STUDENT SUCCESS

On Thursday, November 16, 2017, John Jay College celebrated its fourth Annual Day of Giving at John Jay. Within the span of 24 hours, 244 donations were made raising a total of $100,026.87. This Annual Day of Giving, the College identified four priority areas: the Student Emergency Fund, The John Jay 2020 Scholarship, DACA and Undocumented […]

Hunter Student Thamara Jean Named a 2018 Rhodes Scholar, a First for Hunter

Brooklyn’s Thamara Jean, Daughter of Haitian Immigrants, Is One of 32 Americans Chosen For the Prestigious Award Hunter College student Thamara Jean ’18 has been named a Rhodes Scholar, the first Hunter student to receive this prestigious award. Jean, who was born in Brooklyn to Haitian immigrants and graduated from Edward R. Murrow High School, […]

JAMES B. MILLIKEN ANNOUNCES HE WILL STEP DOWN AS CUNY CHANCELLOR AT END OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR

James B. Milliken, Chancellor of the City University of New York, announced today in a letter to the University community that he plans to step down as Chancellor at the end of the academic year.

Facebook partners with CCNY for web security course

Facebook is partnering with The City College of New York to launch a web security hybrid course—the first of its kind on campus. The company is donating $25,000 toward scholarships and educational expenses. Spearheaded on the CCNY campus by computer science major Chantelle Levy, Facebook chose her to be CCNY’s Facebook Ambassador.

#GivingTuesday Brings the Brooklyn College Community Together to Support Student Achievement

The Nov. 28 fundraiser aims to unite faculty, staff, friends, and more than 137,000 alumni to reach the highest possible goal and ensure the success of Brooklyn College students. By ROBERT JONES JR. On Tuesday, Nov. 28, Brooklyn College, along with all other City University of New York (CUNY) institutions, is preparing for #GivingTuesday, a global day […]

BMCC Offers Opportunity for Students Displaced by Natural Disasters

  Efforts are being made to help displaced students who were affected by hurricanes in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The CUNY Board of Trustees recently made a decision to allow affected full-time students to pay tuition at the in-state rate and now BMCC is providing more opportunities for displaced students to earn an education […]

Queens College President Félix V. Matos Rodríguez named Board Chair of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

Queens College President Félix V. Matos Rodríguez was elected as board chair of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), the HACU Governing Board announced on November 2.

A Soldier’s Story

Senior Isiah James, a decorated veteran, finds community and support on the Brooklyn College campus thanks to the college’s Veteran and Military Program. By ROBERT JONES JR. Out of the corner of his eye, senior Isiah James saw the grenade coming toward him. It was 2009, the day before Valentine’s Day, 10:30 in the morning, and […]