Scholarship News

Urban Male Leadership Celebrates 10 Years and Sets a Fundraising Record

The first Inaugural Awards and Scholarship Brunch for the Urban Male Leadership Program (UMLP) took place on in late February celebrating the program’s ten-year anniversary at Lehman College. But in the process, also set a fundraising record: the awards raised more than $30,000, surpassing its fundraising goal of $20,000 and was attended by about 200 […]

Documentary about Gentrification/Housing Segregation, Featuring LaGuardia Theater Students, to be showcased at 2017 Queens World Film Festival on Friday, March 17, 2017

Long Island City, NY (March 16, 2017)—“Raisin/Rosedale,” a unique documentary film produced by LaGuardia Community College exploring the history of racial issues throughout the U.S., has been selected for the 2017 Queens World Film Festival, where it will be shown this Friday, March 17th at 6:30 p.m. The film elegantly weaves together a historical account […]

Dr. Gail O. Mellow, President Of LaGuardia Community College, Wins 2017 TIAA Institute Hesburgh Award

Dr. Gail O. Mellow, President Of LaGuardia Community College, Wins 2017 TIAA Institute Hesburgh Award Presented at American Council on Education’s 99th Annual Meeting LaGuardia Community College President Dr. Gail O. Mellow with Lynn Gangone, Vice President, American Council on Education; Molly Corbett Broad, President, American Council on Education; Doug Chittenden, President, TIAA Institute WASHINGTON […]

Holistic Program Helps Hostos Students Break Barriers

Scholarships can help college students pay for expenses, but they can also expose a person to so much more outside the classroom.

Third Annual Transfer Panel an Informative Evening for Students

The third annual Transfer Panel was held January 12. Current students had a unique opportunity to hear firsthand from Guttman alumni what is involved in applying, transferring, and adjusting to life at a senior college. The six alumni panelists included: Ife Akinseye- University of Buffalo/SUNY (Nursing) Reshma Jaigobin- Queens College/CUNY (Sociology) Alejandro Lopez- Pace University […]

Wall Street Journal: Community Colleges Look to Replicate CUNY’s Accelerated Strategy

Schools in Ohio and California, among others, aim to boost graduation rates with support programs

More Graduates,Top Rankings for Social Mobility and Debt-Free Education

More graduates, more degrees granted, more high-achieving students, persistent strong enrollments and a shower of prestigious rankings and faculty and student honors all define The City University of New York during the first quarter of 2017.

Queens College Women’s Basketball Team Clinches East Coast Conference Regular Season Title in 14th Consecutive Win at Home

Queens College bid farewell to three members of its outstanding women's basketball team in a historic game on Wednesday, February 15.

Hunter College Student and Daughter of Pakistani Immigrants Receives Highly Prestigious Marshall Scholarship

(December 12, 2016)  Hunter College of the City University of New York student Faiza Masood, Class of 2017, has been selected as a Marshall Scholar, it was announced today. She is one of only two students in New York State to receive the Marshall this year, and a first for Hunter College.  The Marshall Scholarship […]

Four Lehman College Students Win Competitive Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

This spring, four Lehman students will set off for study abroad opportunities in Japan; South Korea; Shanghai, China; and Singapore, thanks to the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Since 2015, sixteen Lehman students have been awarded the competitive scholarship.